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Lauren Alaina with Brent and Candy for Fan Jam Announcement

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 by brent

52nd ACM Nominations

Posted on: February 16th, 2017 by brent

From the ACM:

ACM Nominees: Capitol’s Keith Urban leads nominees for the 52nd Annual ACM Awards, which air April 2 from Las Vegas on CBS-TV. RCA’s Miranda Lambert and Columbia’s Maren Morris each have six nods, BMLGR’s Florida Georgia Line and Sony’sTim McGraw each have five, with Capitol’s Dierks Bentley, Valory’s Thomas Rhett and Mercury’s Chris Stapleton having three nominations each. The full list:

Entertainer: Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban.

Male Vocalist: Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban.

Female Vocalist: Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Carrie Underwood.

Vocal Duo: Big & Rich, Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Maddie & Tae.

Vocal Group: Eli Young Band, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Old Dominion, Rascal Flatts.

New Male: Kane Brown, Chris Janson, Chris Lane, Jon Pardi, Brett Young.

New Female: Lauren Alaina, Cam, Brandy Clark, Maren Morris.

New Vocal Duo/Group: A Thousand Horses, Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, LoCash, Maddie & Tae.

Album: Black, Dierks Bentley; Dig Your Roots, Florida Georgia Line; Hero, Maren Morris; Ripcord, Keith Urban; The Weight Of These Wings, Miranda Lambert.

Single: “Blue Ain’t Your Color,” Keith Urban; “H.O.L.Y.” Florida Georgia Line; “Humble And Kind,” Tim McGraw; “My Church,” Maren Morris; “Vice,” Miranda Lambert.

Song: ”Blue Ain’t Your Color,” Keith Urban; “Die A Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett; “Humble And Kind,” Tim McGraw; “Kill A Word,” Eric Church f/Rhiannon Giddens; “Tennessee Whiskey,” Chris Stapleton; “Vice,” Miranda Lambert.

Video: “Fire Away,” Chris Stapleton; “Forever Country,” Various Artists; “Humble And Kind,” Tim McGraw; “Peter Pan,” Kelsea Ballerini, “Vice,” Miranda Lambert.

Songwriter: Ashley Gorley, Luke Laird, Hillary Lindsey, Shane McAnally, Lori McKenna.

Vocal Event: ”Different For Girls,” Dierks Bentley f/Elle King; “Forever Country,” Various Artists; “May We All,” Florida Georgia Line f/Tim McGraw; “Setting The World On Fire,” Kenny Chesney f/P!nk; “Think Of You,” Chris Young f/Cassadee Pope.

Holly Dunn has died from a rare form of cancer

Posted on: November 15th, 2016 by brent

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

“Daddy’s Hands” singer Holly Dunn has passed at age 59 after battling a rare form of cancer.

A close family friend told WSMV-TV that Holly passed away at a hospice facility in Albuquerque, NM, surrounded by friends and family members.

She revealed she was fighting ovarian cancer back in March.

Holly was a major contributor to Country Music in the 1980s with hits like “Daddy’s Hands” and “You Really Had Me Going.” However, she tired of the music business and went on to pursue a career as a painter.

Forever Country – Official Music Video

Posted on: September 21st, 2016 by brent

Here is a list of the artists participating in the video:

Alabama

Alan Jackson

Blake Shelton

Brad Paisley

Brett Eldredge

Brooks & Dunn

Carrie Underwood

Charley Pride

Darius Rucker

Dierks Bentley

Dolly Parton

Eric Church

Faith Hill

George Strait

Jason Aldean

Kacey Musgraves

Keith Urban

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Luke Bryan

Martina McBride

Miranda Lambert

Randy Travis

Rascal Flatts

Reba McEntire

Ronnie Milsap

Tim McGraw

Trisha Yearwood

Vince Gill

Willie Nelson

50th CMA Awards Nominees

Posted on: August 31st, 2016 by brent

From All ACCESS: Nominations for the “50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” were announced THIS MORNING (8/31) via ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America” and a CMA livestream.

CAPITOL NASHVILLE’s KEITH URBAN and DIERKS BENTLEY and ARISTA NASHVILLE/RCA RECORDS’ CAM unveiled the slate in the first five categories live from the GRAND OLE OPRY stage on “Good Morning America” before heading over to YAHOO to reveal nominees in the remaining categories (NET NEWS 8/29). The complete list of nominees for the “50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” is as follows:

Entertainer of the Year 

  • GARTH BROOKS
  • LUKE BRYAN
  • CHRIS STAPLETON
  • CARRIE UNDERWOOD
  • KEITH URBAN

Male Vocalist of the Year 

  • DIERKS BENTLEY
  • ERIC CHURCH
  • TIM MCGRAW
  • CHRIS STAPLETON
  • KEITH URBAN

Female Vocalist Of The Year 

  • KELSEA BALLERINI
  • MIRANDA LAMBERT
  • MAREN MORRIS
  • KACEY MUSGRAVES
  • CARRIE UNDERWOOD

Album of the Year 

  • DIERKS BENTLEY – “Black”
  • MAREN MORRIS – “Hero”
  • ERIC CHURCH – “Mr. Misunderstood”
  • KEITH URBAN – “RipCord”
  • CARRIE UNDERWOOD – “Storyteller”

Single Of The Year 

  • THOMAS RHETT – “Die A Happy Man”
  • TIM MCGRAW – “Humble And Kind”
  • MAREN MORRIS – “My Church”
  • CHRIS STAPLETON – “Nobody To Blame”
  • ERIC CHURCH – “Record Year”

Song Of The Year 

  • “Burning House”
  • “Die A Happy Man”
  • “Humble And Kind”
  • “Record Year”
  • “My Church”

Musical Event Of The Year 

  • DIERKS BENTLEY featuring ELLE KING – “Different For Girls”
  • LUKE BRYAN featuring KAREN FAIRCHILD – “Home Alone Tonight”
  • KEITH URBAN featuring CARRIE UNDERWOOD – “The Fighter”
  • CHRIS YOUNG with CASSADEE POPE – “Think Of You”
  • MORGANE STAPLETON with CHRIS STAPLETON – “You Are My Sunshine”

Vocal Duo Of The Year 

  • BROTHERS OSBORNE
  • DAN + SHAY
  • FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
  • JOEY + RORY
  • MADDIE & TAE

Vocal Group of the Year 

  • LADY ANTEBELLUM
  • LITTLE BIG TOWN
  • OLD DOMINION
  • RASCAL FLATTS
  • ZAC BROWN BAND

New Artist Award 

  • KELSEA BALLERINI
  • BROTHERS OSBORNE
  • MAREN MORRIS
  • OLD DOMINION
  • COLE SWINDELL

Video Of The Year 

  • CAM – “Burning House”
  • CHRIS STAPLETON – “Fire Away”
  • TIM MCGRAW – “Humble And Kind”
  • ERIC CHURCH – “Record Year”
  • DIERKS BENTLEY – “Somewhere On A Beach”

Musician of The Year

  • JERRY DOUGLAS
  • PAUL FRANKLIN
  • DANN HUFF
  • BRENT MASON
  • DEREK WELLS

The “50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” will take place WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd at BRIDGESTONE ARENA in NASHVILLE. The event will be broadcast live beginning at 7p on WEAR ABC-TV.

 

New Music Smack Down: Josh Turner vs. the Morrison Brothers Band

Posted on: May 24th, 2016 by Bo

New Music Smack Down: Josh Turner going for win #5 tonight at 6pm with ‘Hometown Girl’, he’ll be taking on new comers Truman and Willie Morrison, better known as The Morrison Brothers Band and their new single ‘Party At My House’….Who Ya Got??
Give a listen to a quick clip from each song (below) and listen to Cat Country tonight at 6pm tonight to hear each song in its entirety.

Cast your vote by calling  850-430-1987 starting at 6pm

Text JOSH or Morrison to 850-430-1987 starting at 6pm

Click here to listen SmackDown_JoshTurner vs MorrisonBrothersBand

New Music Smack Down: Josh Turner vs. LoCash

Posted on: May 23rd, 2016 by Bo

New Music Smack Down: Josh Turner going for win #4 tonight at 6pm with ‘Hometown Girl’, but first he has to make it through LoCash and their new single ‘I Know Somebody’….Who Ya Got??
Give a listen to a quick clip from each song (below) and listen to Cat Country tonight at 6pm tonight to hear each song in its entirety.

Cast your vote by calling or texting 850-430-1987

Text JOSH or CASH

Listen Now by Clicking Here SmackDown_JoshTurner vs LoCash

Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani: “Go Ahead and Break My Heart” – The Voice 2016

Posted on: May 9th, 2016 by brent

Coaches Blake and Gwen take to the stage to perform their new romantic duet.
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Zac Brown’s statement about late night party

Posted on: April 18th, 2016 by brent

Garth Duets with Mike Fisher

Posted on: April 8th, 2016 by brent

Soooo this happened tonight!!!… @garthbrooks is the best!

A video posted by Mike Fisher (@mfisher1212) on