Category: Awards

CMA announces Broadcast Awards Winners

The Country Music Association (CMA) announced the 2010 winners for the Broadcast Awards, culled from CMA members who are full-time, on-air personalities and CMA member radio stations in the U.S. and Canada. All entries were judged by a panel of distinguished broadcast professionals representing all market sizes and regions as ranked by Arbitron. “We are […]

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NARAS Honors Loretta

Legendary Loretta Lynn was honored by the Recording Academy during a star-studded gala last night (10/12) at the Ryman Auditorium. The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) presented the Country Music Hall of Fame member with its President’s Merit Award. On January 31, Lynn was announced as a winner of the Academy’s Lifetime […]

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IEBA Celebrates Record Breaking 40th

IEBA’s 40th Anniversary conference enjoyed a record-breaking 600 registrants at its Oct. 3-5 event in Nashville. “This year’s conference exceeded our wildest expectations not only in attendance, but in talent and educational content,” says IEBA Executive Director, Tiffany Davis. “We are thrilled so many of our members turned out to celebrate this tremendous milestone in […]

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Lady A Ties For Lead In American Music Awards Nominations

Lady Antebellum scored five nominations for the American Music Awards when they were revealed this morning (10/12). The group shares the most nominations with Eminem going into the Nov. 21 show at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. Showing the true cross-genre diversity of the Capitol Nashville trio, Lady Antebellum is up for Favorite Band, Duo […]

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Opry’s New App; Gibson App Awarded

The Grand Ole Opry has launched a free mobile app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android. The app’s release precedes the Opry’s 85th birthday celebration which will take place this weekend. Through the free app, fans can listen to 650 WSM radio, watch videos of Opry performances, purchase tickets to Opry shows, connect […]

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CMT Announces Artists of the Year

CMT has announced its first ever Artists of the Year, with a 90-minute special set to premiere December 3. The program will honor stars Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, and the Zac Brown Band. Honorees were selected based on sales, radio airplay, concert grosses, and activity on CMT.com. The special is scheduled […]

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CMA Awards: More Performers, Virtual Radio Remotes

Today the CMA announced the second round of performers for the Nov. 10 awards show, and also revealed a cutting-edge upgrade for the surrounding radio remotes. Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, George Strait, Sugarland, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban have been added to the lineup for the 44th Annual CMA Awards. Previously announced performers for […]

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IEBA Hall of Fame Inducts Inaugural Class

The International Entertainment Buyers Association inducted the inaugural class of the IEBA Hall of Fame last night (10/3) at Nashville’s downtown Hilton. Among the new inductees are Ron Baird, Dick Clark, Charlie Daniels, Barbara Hubbard, George Moffett, Dale Morris, Joan Saltel, Erv Woolsey and the Grand Ole Opry. Country stars Lee Ann Womack, Martina McBride […]

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Sherrill Named BMI Icon

BMI will honor Billy Sherrill as a BMI Icon during its its 58th annual Country Awards, slated for Tuesday, November 9 at the organization’s Music Row offices in Nashville. The black-tie ceremony will celebrate songwriters and publishers of the past year’s fifty most-performed country songs from the BMI catalog. BMI will also award the Song, […]

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Bobby Karl Works IBMA Awards

Chapter 348 The bluegrass demographic looks like it is becoming more diverse than ever. Judging by the crowd at the 21st annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Ryman (9/30), bluegrass still skews somewhat older. But more than ever, the genre’s fans were hard to pigeonhole. Thin young people mingled with heavyset seniors. Cowboys sat […]

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CMA Awards Sets First Performers

The star-packed lineup for “The 44th Annual CMA Awards” launches with today’s announcement that Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, and the pairing of Zac Brown Band with Alan Jackson are the first group of performers confirmed for “Country Music’s Biggest Night.” “The 44th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted by Brad Paisley […]

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