Category: Awards

Americana Festival Announces Performers

Texas singer/songwriter Hayes Carll, punk legend Exene Cervenka, country music icon Charlie Louvin and former Mavericks frontman Raul Malo are among the first artists selected to perform at the Americana Music Association’s upcoming 2010 Americana Music Festival, slated for Wednesday, September 8 through Saturday, September 11. The event will feature nearly 100 different musical performances over four […]

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615 Music Wins Daytime Emmy

Nashville’s 615 Music is the Winner of a 2010 Daytime Emmy Award in the “Outstanding Original Song” category. Company President Randy Wachtler and songwriter Greg Barnhill were on hand in Los Angeles on Friday, June 25 to receive the honor in person, during the 37th Annual Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment Emmy Awards event. “The team here at […]

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Texas Songwriters Honored

A quartet of iconic Texas-born, Nashville-based songwriters whose work has been recorded and performed by major award-winning entertainers, have been selected as 2011 inductees in the Texas Heritage Songwriters Association (TxHSA) Hall of Fame. Bruce Channel (“Hey! Baby”), Delbert McClinton (“Two More Bottles of Wine,” “Givin’ It Up for Your Love”), Gary Nicholson (“That’s The […]

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Del McCoury Honored With Nat’l Heritage Fellowship

Bluegrass master Del McCoury is a 2010 recipient of The National Endowment for the Arts’ National Heritage Fellowship. McCoury was tapped for the honor this year alongside championship fiddler Texas Shorty. Both McCoury and Texas Shorty (Jim Chancellor) will be honored at the Library of Congress and at a special concert on September 24 in […]

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MusicRow Readers Name “House” Song of the Year

Bobby Karl Works The Room, Chapter 341 Photos: Alan Mayor Host Clay Bradley has the magic touch: He actually got the capacity crowd of schmoozers to shut up during the presentation of the MusicRow Awards in the notoriously loud BMI lobby on Thursday (6/24). Anthony Smith, Frank Myers, Trisha Walker-Cunningham, Alan Kates, Chuck Thompson, Preston […]

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Nashville Artists Well Represented at Teens Choice

The Teen Choice Awards will be presented on Aug. 9 on Fox. One of the main draws of the show is its numerous awards where fans pick the winners. The categories cover TV, Movies, Music, Comedy and Sports. Today (6/14), the voting begins for fans age 13-19. Nashville artists are represented in numerous categories including […]

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CMT Awards Yield Record-breaking Viewership

More than 10.8 million total viewers tuned in for the 2010 CMT Music Awards and related programming on Wed., June 9 on CMT. According to Nielsen Media Research, the 8:00 p.m. premiere of the two-and-a-half hour show was up 19 percent over last year, making it CMT’s most-watched awards premiere in channel history. The show’s performance from […]

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CMT Winners [final]

The CMT Music Awards aired live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena tonight (6/9). Winners are noted below in BOLD Blue. Read about the show’s big moments on our Twitter feed. All photos from IzzyNashville.com [Read a show review HERE] VIDEO OF THE YEAR [Final Nominees] Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, […]

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SOURCE Luncheon Fetes Honorees

The SOURCE Awards Committee hosted a luncheon at The Palm Restaurant in downtown Nashville on Friday, May 28 in honor of the six women who will be receiving their awards at this year’s 2010 Annual SOURCE Awards, taking place Thursday, August 26th at Nashville’s Noah Liff Opera Center. Frances W. Preston will receive the esteemed […]

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Rubin First Nancy Saturn Award Recipient

Ronna Rubin, owner of Rubin Media will become the first recipient of the Nancy Saturn Award of Inspiration. The honor is set to be presented June 24 during the American Artisan Dinner Party & Art Auction at Nashville’s Noah Liff Opera Center. Nancy Saturn’s involvement with Gilda’s Club Nashville and other cancer-related organizations helped her […]

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CMT Awards Adds New Artist Stage, Charity Donation

Updated 6/8: Just announced presenters: Laura Bell Bundy, Gloriana, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Kellie Pickler, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Erin Andrews and Maks Chmerkovskiy, Sheryl Crow, Jada Pinkett-Smith and David Spade, and Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino from MTV’s The Jersey Shore. The CMT Music Awards are coming on Wednesday night, June […]

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