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Jordana Bryant Releases Debut Single 'Guilty' Photo Jordana Bryant Releases Debut Single 'Guilty'
by Michael Major - April 22, 2022

The song and official video have received early support from CMT, and today, Bryant will partner with leading Gen Z platform Sweety High for a TikTok livestream event to share an acoustic performance of “Guilty” with their eager following. Watch the new music video now!...
GRAMMY Museum Presents The Power Of Women In Country Music Exhibit Photo GRAMMY Museum Presents The Power Of Women In Country Music Exhibit
by Michael Major - April 21, 2022

These legendary acts eventually made way for performers such as Reba McEntire, Shania Twain, and Faith Hill and present-day hitmakers Maren Morris, Yola, and Brandi Carlile. The exhibit celebrates a dynamic group of female songwriters and performers who come from diverse backgrounds and draw from a ...
Country Music Association's CMA Fest Reveals Initial 2022 Lineup Photo Country Music Association's CMA Fest Reveals Initial 2022 Lineup
by Michael Major - April 12, 2022

Taking the nightly Nissan Stadium stage this year are Country Music superstars Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Russell Dickerson, Alan Jackson, Lady A, Parker McCollum, Carly Pearce, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Cole Swindell, Carrie...
LeAnn Rimes Announces New Album 'god's work' Photo LeAnn Rimes Announces New Album 'god's work'
by Michael Major - April 08, 2022

The 12-track record features an eclectic group of accomplished artists that bring a genre-bending sound to the album, including Mickey Guyton, Ziggy Marley, Aloe Blacc, Ben Harper, Ledisi, Sheila E., Robert Randolph, and more. god’s work is available for pre-order now....
Brandy Clark Confirms 'The Art of the Storyteller' International Headline Tour Photo Brandy Clark Confirms 'The Art of the Storyteller' International Headline Tour
by Michael Major - March 28, 2022

A ten-time GRAMMY nominee and CMA Awards “Song of the Year” recipient, Clark is one of her generation’s most respected and celebrated songwriters and musicians. Her songs include Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow,” Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart,” The Band Perry’s “Better Dig Two” and Hail...
VIDEO: Lee Brice Drops Celebratory Music Video for Latest Single 'Soul' Photo VIDEO: Lee Brice Drops Celebratory Music Video for Latest Single 'Soul'
by Michael Major - January 27, 2022

The track, written by Kevin Kadish and Tony Ferrari, celebrates human connection that goes deeper than simply surface attraction. The wonderfully energetic music video, directed by Justin Clough and Chase Lauer, takes us to a pivotal moment of two 'souls' solidifying a lifetime partnership and havin...
Winners Announced for the 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS Photo Winners Announced for the 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS
by Michael Major - November 11, 2021

Luke Combs, who performed his new single “Doin’ This,” received the night’s top honor of CMA Entertainer of the Year, a first for the artist. Chris Stapleton was the night’s biggest winner, taking home four wins for CMA Album, Single, Song and Male Vocalist of the Year, while also being recognized f...
Early Winners Revealed for THE 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS Photo Early Winners Revealed for THE 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS
by Michael Major - November 10, 2021

First-time CMA Awards winner Kelsea Ballerini and nine-time CMA Awards winner, Kenny Chesney take home trophies in two categories for “half of my hometown.” Hosted by Luke Bryan, the ceremony will feature appearances and performances from Carrie Underwood, Zachary Levi, Katy Perry, Keith Urban, Jenn...
Zachary Levi, Katy Perry & More to Present at 55th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS Photo Zachary Levi, Katy Perry & More to Present at 55th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS
by Michael Major - November 08, 2021

CMA Awards presenters will also include Trace Adkins, Kelsea Ballerini, Lauren Daigle, Florida Georgia Line, Dulé Hill, Alan Jackson, Elle King, Lady A, Scotty McCreery, Hayley Orrantia, Lionel Richie, Darius Rucker, Susan Sarandon, Saycon Sengbloh, Kurt Warner, Lainey Wilson, and Trisha Yearwood. ...
Jennifer Hudson, Keith Urban & More Announced to Perform at CMA AWARDS Photo Jennifer Hudson, Keith Urban & More Announced to Perform at CMA AWARDS
by Michael Major - November 04, 2021

The Country Music Association has announced even more performers for “The 55th Annual CMA Awards.” Country Music’s Biggest Night™ will see Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley feat. BRELAND and HARDY, Luke Bryan, Jennifer Hudson, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban, and Zac Brown Band front and center on the CMA Awa...
Randy Travis To Release 'An Old Time Christmas (Deluxe Edition)' Photo Randy Travis To Release 'An Old Time Christmas (Deluxe Edition)'
by Michael Major - November 03, 2021

The album, originally released in 1989, is certified Gold by the RIAA and is the first Christmas record Travis ever released, kicking off his longtime association with the Holiday season. Christmas standards and has been featured in movie classics like 'Annabelle’s Wish' and 'A Holiday to Remember',...
Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & More Announced for THE CMA AWARDS Photo Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & More Announced for THE CMA AWARDS
by Michael Major - October 27, 2021

Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Old Dominion, Chris Stapleton, and Chris Young and Kane Brown have joined the lineup of performers of the 55th Annual CMA Awards, hosted by Luke Bryan....
Blake Shelton, Mickey Guyton & More to Perform at CMA AWARDS Photo Blake Shelton, Mickey Guyton & More to Perform at CMA AWARDS
by Michael Major - October 21, 2021

This year’s performances will include Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne, Eric Church, Dan + Shay, Mickey Guyton, Blake Shelton and more. The awards will be hosted by 'American Idol' judge Luke Bryan....
CMA'S SUMMER JAM Concert Airs Tomorrow on ABC Photo CMA'S SUMMER JAM Concert Airs Tomorrow on ABC
by Michael Major - September 01, 2021

The concert features performances by Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, and more! Filmed July 27-28 with the Nashville skyline as the backdrop, this three-hour, artist-curated primetime special features more than 30 individual performances and collaborations ...
Circle Network, Grand Ole Opry & Wounded Warrior Project to Host CIRCLE REMEMBERS 9/1 Photo Circle Network, Grand Ole Opry & Wounded Warrior Project to Host CIRCLE REMEMBERS 9/11
by Michael Major - September 01, 2021

Programming will include performances from Trisha Yearwood, Billy Ray Cyrus, Brad Paisley, Little Big Town, and more. The day will also include inspiring and heartfelt storytelling from veterans, their families and friends....
The Country Music Association's CMA SUMMER JAM Airs Thursday, Sept. 2 Photo The Country Music Association's CMA SUMMER JAM Airs Thursday, Sept. 2
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 29, 2021

Filmed amidst the skyline of downtown, the three-hour, artist-curated primetime special will feature individual performances and collaborations from more than 20 of the biggest stars in Country Music....
The Country Music Association Hosts CMA SUMMER JAM! Photo The Country Music Association Hosts CMA SUMMER JAM!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 12, 2021

Artists taking the stage at Ascend Amphitheater on July 27 include Luke Bryan, Mickey Guyton, Carly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, and Carrie Underwood....
Lauren Davidson Releases Breakup Anthem 'Thinking About You' Photo Lauren Davidson Releases Breakup Anthem 'Thinking About You'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

Country newcomer Lauren Davidson has released her highly anticipated single titled 'Thinking About You' on all digital platforms. 'Thinking About You' is featured on ACM's New Music Friday playlist, The Nash News, Country Swag, and Country Sway's Undiscovered, Notable, and Highly Addictive Releases ...
Queeva Releases Country Love Song 'Do Better' Photo Queeva Releases Country Love Song 'Do Better'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 21, 2021

“Do Better” follows Queeva’s current radio single “Show Off,” a country-pop song serving as an important reminder that you don’t have to be someone you aren’t just to impress someone else....
Winners Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Photo Winners Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 19, 2021

This year’s 56th ACM Awards featured an all-star lineup of collaborations and memorable performances featuring 25 performances, 31 artists, and 31 hit songs.  ...
ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Air April 18th Photo ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Air April 18th
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 13, 2021

The unforgettable evening showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in Country Music will take place from three iconic Country Music venues: the Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe, as well as performances at legendary locations across the city....
Full Lineup Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS Photo Full Lineup Announced for 56TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 05, 2021

Over 25 artists will perform more than 30 songs from three iconic Country Music venues: the Grand Ole Opry House,Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and The Bluebird Cafe....
ASCAP Reprises Innovative Social Media Format For Spring 2021 Music Awards Photo ASCAP Reprises Innovative Social Media Format For Spring 2021 Music Awards
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 12, 2021

ASCAP hosted all seven of its 2020 awards shows on @ASCAP Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, reimagining the event in an innovative way to shine a spotlight on music creators....
Queeva Releases New Country-Pop Single 'Show Off' Photo Queeva Releases New Country-Pop Single 'Show Off'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - February 26, 2021

“‘Show Off’ is definitely one of my favorite songs I have written so far and I’m so excited for everyone to finally hear it,” shares Queeva. “It means a lot to me because I want people to remember that they don’t have to change for anyone else. I hope those who listen to the song and its message lov...
Country Trio Chapel Hart Inducted Into CMT's Next Women of Country Class of 2021 Photo Country Trio Chapel Hart Inducted Into CMT's Next Women of Country Class of 2021
by Sarah Jae Leiber - January 25, 2021

Rising country powerhouse trio Chapel Hart have recently been inducted into the CMT Next Women of Country Class of 2021. CMT has named ten rising artists to its prestigious “Next Women of Country” (NWOC) franchise, marking the first-ever linear reveal in program history....