ACountry salutes George Strait as 60 for 60 is now a reality: “Give It All We Go Tonight” is George’s 60th number one hit. “I didn’t realize we were making history—I just hoped we were putting out music that my fans would enjoy,” said Strait. “As always, I’m thankful to the fans and country radio for their support on all 60 of these number one songs as well as my entire career. They are the ones who made this happen.”
“He stopped loving her today….” George Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Born September 12, 1931, Jones is regarded among the most important and influential singers in American popular music history. He was the singer of enduring country music hits including “She Thinks I Still Care,” “The Grand Tour,” “Walk Through This World With Me,” “Tender Years” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” the latter of which is often at the top of industry lists of the greatest country music singles of all time.
2013 Academy of Country Music Awards winners were announced April 7, 2013 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Congrats to Luke Bryan - Entertainer of the Year, Miranda Lambert -Female Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year and Song of the Year “Over You, Jason Aldean - Male Vocalist of the Year, “Little Big Town - Vocal Group of the Year and Video of the Year “Tornado,” Florida Georgia Line - New Artist of the Year, Eric Church - Album of the Year “Chief”, Thompson Square - Vocal Duo of the Year, and Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church - Vocal Event of The Year.
Check out the 2013 ACM Awards red carpet arrivals on ACountry! Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, and Taylor Swift are nominated for Entertainer of the Year. The 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcast live tonight (April 7) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Natural Partners, a long time supporter of Crossroads Guitar Festival, have been part of the Crossroads Artist Thank You Gift Bags since the very beginning. Natural Partners donated gift bag products at Crossroads Dallas 2004, Chicago 2007, Chicago 2010, and have graciously donated gift bag products for the Artist Thank Gift Bags at Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 in New York City.
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CMA Country Christmas 2012, featuring Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles as host for the third year, premieres on Thursday, December 20 (9 pm ET) on the ABC Television Network. CMA Country Christmas will repeat on Saturday December 22 (9 pm ET) and Sunday, December 23 (4 pm ET). Artists on the two-hour special celebrating the season with songs and stories include Dierks Bentley, Colbie Caillat, Katherine Jenkins, Lady Antebellum, John Legend, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Jennifer Nettles, The Band Perry, and Keith Urban.
Tickets for Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Nation Tour are sure to be a hot item. Featuring Kenny Chesney and special guest Eric Church, the No Shoes Nation Tour will include 17 stadiums, kicking off March 16 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. Additional tour dates will be announced in the coming months. “I believe what we’ve created on the road is something special,” says Chesney, “the fans, myself, the band, the crew. But it’s really the fans who have given us a wonderful, unique life. What we’ve all built together is the ‘No Shoes Nation.’ There is no better name for this tour.” Buy Kenny Chesney tickets and be there!
The 2012 CMA Awards willl be rebroadcast on CMT Wednesday, November 21 at 9:00 p.m, ET/PT. Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, the CMA Awards will also be rebroadcast on Friday, Nov. 23 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT, Saturday, Nov. 24 at 2:00 p.m., ET/PT, and Sunday, Nov. 25 at 4:00 p.m., ET/PT.
2012 CMA Awards winners were announced live from Nashville tonight November 1, 2012. Congratulations Blake Shelton - Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year, Little Big Town - Vocal Group of the Year and Single of the Year “Pontoon,” Miranda Lambert - Female Vocalist of the Year, Hunter Hayes - New Artist of the Year, Thompson Square - Vocal Duo of the Year, Eric Church - Album of the Year “Chief,” Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton - Song of the Year “Over You,” Toby Keith - Music Video of the Year “Red Solo Cup, ” Kenny Chesney with Tim McGraw - Musical Event of the Year “Feel Like A Rock Star, and Mac McAnally - Musician of the Year.
Watch the 2012 CMA Awards red carpet arrivals online on ACountry! The live streams starts at 4pm CT today (November 1, 2012). Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, and Taylor Swift are nominated for Entertainer of the Year. Eric Church leads the pack with five nominations, followed by Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert with four nominations each. Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, and Taylor Swift each received three nominations. Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, The 46th Annual CMA Awards will be broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville at 8pm EST on ABC.
Taylor Swift tickets are sure to be a hot item as Taylor Swift’s Red album debuts at Number One and Red Tour dates have been announced. Kicking off March 13, 2013, Taylor announced details of the Red Tour on All Access Nashville with Katie Couric – A Special Edition of 20/20. “I didn’t think I could be any more excited about my Red album, but then I start thinking about how I’m going to put the new show together for The Red Tour,” says Taylor. “I have so many ideas about how to really bring this music to life, and I can’t wait to share the new show with all my fans!”
George Strait’s new single, “Give It All We Got Tonight,” will be released October 29, 2012. Written by by Tim James, Phil O’Donnell and Mark Bright, Give It All We Got Tonight is the first single from George’s forthcoming new album. “The song has a very unusual melody and very cool phrasing, which I’ve always been drawn to,” George said. George Strait’s The Cowboy Rides Away Tour kicks off in Lubbock Texas on January 18, 2013.
Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley’s Locked & Reloaded Tour kicks off January 17, 2013. “Making music for our fans is the best job in the world,” says Miranda. ... This will be a tour of ‘epic badassery.’” Dierks added, “Some of my favorite times on tour over the years were with Miranda and her crew. We have a lot in common musically and our fans do too. It’s going to be a killer year.”
Buy Miranda Lambert - Dierks Bentley tickets and get ready to be locked and reloaded with a great night of country music
2012 CMA Awards nominations were announced today (September 5). Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, and Taylor Swift are nominated for Entertainer of the Year. Eric Church leads the pack with five nominations, followed by Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert with four nominations each. Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, and Taylor Swift each received three nominations. Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, The 46th Annual CMA Awards will be broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Thursday, Nov. 1 (8:00-11:00 PM ET) on ABC.
2012 CMT Music Awards winners were announced live from Nashville on June 6, 2012. Congratulations to Carrie Underwood “Good Girl” - Video of the Year, Luke Bryan “I Don’t Want This Night To End” - Male Video of the Year, Miranda Lambert “Over You” - Female Video of the Year, Lady Antebellum “We Owned The Night” - Group Video of the Year, Thompson Square “I Got You” - Duo Video of the Year, Jason Aldean “Tattos On This Town” - CMT Performance of the Year, Scotty McCreery “The Trouble With Girls” - USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year, and Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood “Remind Me” - Collaborative Video of the Year.
GAC will rebroadcast the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on June 4 at 9 p.m. ET GAC was the exclusive live television outlet for the red carpet arrivals. ACM Red Carpet Live with hosts Suzanne Alexander, Storme Warren and Nan Kelley will be rebroadcast on June 4 at 8:00 p.m. ET
2012 Academy of Country Music Awards winners were announced live April 1, 2012 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Congrats to Taylor Swift Entertainer of the Year, Miranda Lambert Female Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year, Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson - Single Record of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year, Blake Shelton Male Vocalist of the Year, Scotty McCreery New Artist of the Year, Lady Antebellum Vocal Group of the Year, Eli Young - Song of the Year “Crazy Girl,” Toby Keith - Video of the Year “Red Solo Cup, and Thompson Square - Vocal Duo of the Year.
Check out the 2012 ACM Awards red carpet arrivals on ACountry! Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blaek Shelton, and Taylor Swift are nominated for Entertainer of the Year. The 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcast live tonight (April 1) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
ACountry salutes Kenny Chesney and Costa Sunglasses for their support of the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA). Kenny and Amanda Perryman from Costa Sunglasses presented a check for $50,000 to Pat Murray to benefit the Coastal Conservation Association. These funds were raised through sales of the Kenny Chesney Limited Edition Costa Sunglasses throughout Kenny’s Goin’ Coastal 2011 tour.
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