COUNTRY MUSIC COVERAGE

Brantley Gilbert Is PEOPLE's Kind of People Brantley Gilbert Is PEOPLE's Kind of People
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2018

Between the initial run of The ones that Like Me Tour of arenas across the heartland, the birth of his first child Barrett and various charitable initiatives, Brantley Gilbert finally managed to get his schedule aligned with People. The news weekly and the high impact rock-country star have been cir... (more...)
Charley Pride to be Honored for 25th Anniversary of Becoming a Member of the Grand Ole Opry Charley Pride to be Honored for 25th Anniversary of Becoming a Member of the Grand Ole Opry
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2018

Country Music Hall of Fame member and Recording Academy 'Lifetime Achievement Award' recipient, Charley Pride, will celebrate his 25th Anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member with appearances on the Opry Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5. Pride, who made his Opry debut in 1967, is scheduled to perfor... (more...)
Ballet Hispánico's CARNAVAL Gala 2018 to Honor Emilio & Gloria Estefan, Carolina Herrera, and Marcos Torres Ballet Hispánico's CARNAVAL Gala 2018 to Honor Emilio & Gloria Estefan, Carolina Herrera, and Marcos Torres
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2018

Ballet Hispánico will honor Latin music superstars Emilio & Gloria Estefan with theNuestra Inspiración Award; legendary fashion designer Carolina Herrera with theToda Una Vida Award; and businessman and community activist Marcos Torres with the Civic Inspiration Award; at its annual CARNAVAL Gala on... (more...)
10th Annual Jazz Series to Feature A Melody of Music & Film Featuring John Pizzarelli, Julius Rodriguez & More 10th Annual Jazz Series to Feature A Melody of Music & Film Featuring John Pizzarelli, Julius Rodriguez & More
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2018

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country, is celebrating a decade of their popular Jazz Sessions.  The 10th annual series will kick off on May 2nd with an opening night event featuring World-renowned guita... (more...)
Dwight Yoakam Launches Exclusive SiriusXM Channel Today Dwight Yoakam Launches Exclusive SiriusXM Channel Today
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2018

Today at noon ET, Dwight Yoakam's exclusive SiriusXM channel, Dwight Yoakam and The Bakersfield Beat “Where Country Went Mod,” launches on channel 349. The channel, curated by Yoakam, will feature music from his extensive career as well as his musical friends. ... (more...)
CMA FEST Reveals Additional Free Daytime Performances On Multiple Stages CMA FEST Reveals Additional Free Daytime Performances On Multiple Stages
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2018

The Country Music Association has announced additional artist performances during this year's CMA Fest. The festival—now in its 47th year—boasts an exceptional bill of hundreds of artists performing on 11 stages throughout downtown Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10.... (more...)
Country Superstar Brantley Gilbert Honors Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr. Country Superstar Brantley Gilbert Honors Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr.
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2018

For Brantley Gilbert, playing with a symphony orchestra is unusual enough. But when the CMA Awards Song of the Year nominee heard about the shooting at a Nashville Waffle House, he knew he wanted to do something to honor James Shaw Jr. -- the 29-year-old man who disarmed the shooter and has already ... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Kelly Clarkson Perform I DON'T THINK ABOUT YOU on THE ELLEN SHOW VIDEO: Watch Kelly Clarkson Perform I DON'T THINK ABOUT YOU on THE ELLEN SHOW
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2018

Kelly Clarkson took the stage to perform her latest single, 'I Don't Think About You' on THE ELLEN SHOW.... (more...)
Nicki Bluhm Shares TO RISE YOU GOTTA FALL Video Nicki Bluhm Shares TO RISE YOU GOTTA FALL Video
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Today, Nicki Bluhm shares the video for 'To Rise You Gotta Fall,' the title track of her new album out June 1, at Nashville Scene. The track premiered at Rolling Stone which hailed the song as 'a blast of Memphis soul.' In the video directed by GRAMMY Award winning songwriter Scot Sax, Bluhm puts to... (more...)
Taylor Guitars Launches Immersive Multimedia Storytelling Experience The Ebony Project Taylor Guitars Launches Immersive Multimedia Storytelling Experience The Ebony Project
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Taylor Guitars, one of the world's leading manufacturers of premium acoustic guitars, is excited to launch an engrossing digital experience called The Ebony Project. The eight-part story takes people on a virtual journey to the African country of Cameroon to learn more about Taylor's efforts to impr... (more...)
CHRISTAFARI's New Album ORIGINAL LOVE Debuts at #1 on Billboard Reggae Albums Chart CHRISTAFARI's New Album ORIGINAL LOVE Debuts at #1 on Billboard Reggae Albums Chart
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Chart-topping Gospel Reggae pioneers CHRISTAFARI return to the top spot this week on the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart with their latest studio album, 'Original Love' (Lion of Zion Entertainment). Released on April 13th, 'Original Love' is the group's seventh consecutive album to debut at #1.... (more...)
Toyota and VH1 Save The Music Foundation Partner To Benefit Music Education Programs In Public Schools Toyota and VH1 Save The Music Foundation Partner To Benefit Music Education Programs In Public Schools
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year Toyota, in partnership withVH1Save The Music Foundation,will contribute a grant toward instruments and valuable resources to assist music education programs in public schools, as they've previously done in Chicago, New Orleans, and most recently, Las Vegas. Toyota wil... (more...)
Bonnaroo Unveils 2018 Food and Drink Lineup Bonnaroo Unveils 2018 Food and Drink Lineup
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Superfly and A.C. Entertainment are proud to unveil the mouth-watering 2018 Food & Drink Lineup for the 2018 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Set to feature more than 150 diverse musical artists, this year's edition of the world-renowned four-day multi-stage camping festival will take place June 7-... (more...)
Iceland's Secret Solstice Announces $1 Million Dollar Ticket With All New Perks Iceland's Secret Solstice Announces $1 Million Dollar Ticket With All New Perks
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Iceland's Secret Solstice festival, set in 96 hours of continuous daylight June 21-24, is excited to once again present the world's most expensive festival ticket retailing at $1 million USD with all new uber luxurious perks. From private jet travel to extravagant Icelandic dinners and luxury sights... (more...)
Macy Gray to Play The Studio at Opry City Stage May 23 & 24 Macy Gray to Play The Studio at Opry City Stage May 23 & 24
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

Showcasing an array of hit songwriters and emerging artists, The Studio at Opry City Stage has announced a pair of intimate performances by Grammy award-winning R&B and soul singer Macy Gray on May 23 and 24. With a new album set for release later this year, and having recently wrapped up a project ... (more...)
Jane Lynch, James Hunter, & More to Play Chicago's City Winery Jane Lynch, James Hunter, & More to Play Chicago's City Winery
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces holiday concerts with award-winning singer, actress, and comedian Jane Lynch (“Glee”) and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, April 26 at 2:00 p.m. All tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago.... (more...)
Phil Daniels Added to Britpop Classical at Cool Britannia Festival Phil Daniels Added to Britpop Classical at Cool Britannia Festival
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

This summer sees the launch of a brand new epic music festival Cool Britannia — which will take place at Knebworth — the stately home of rock.... (more...)
All Our Exes Live in Texas Announce Headline National Tour All Our Exes Live in Texas Announce Headline National Tour
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

All Our Exes Live In Texas will be headlining an upcoming US tour, announced today, as their return to North America. This follows the group's winning of the 2017 ARIA—effectively Australia's Grammy—for Best Roots & Blues Album, as well as their appearance on Kesha's megahit 'Praying.' Last summer, ... (more...)
Adam Doleac Selected for the CMT Artist Discovery Program Adam Doleac Selected for the CMT Artist Discovery Program
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

Country music singer/songwriter ADAM DOLEAC has been selected for the CMT ARTIST DISCOVERY program. The multi-platform initiative includes partnering with CMT for the world premiere of the video for his latest single, “Bigger Than Us.” Fans can catch the video, which artfully highlights the ups and ... (more...)
Cosmic Cowboys and Honky-Tonk Heroes Celebrate Outlaws & Armadillos Exhibit Opening Memorial Day Weekend Cosmic Cowboys and Honky-Tonk Heroes Celebrate Outlaws & Armadillos Exhibit Opening Memorial Day Weekend
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will mark the opening of its new major exhibition, Outlaws & Armadillos: Country's Roaring '70s, with a lively concentration of programs highlighting the cultural and artistic explosion forged in the 1970s by two distinctly creative cities: Austin and Nashv... (more...)
David Rosales To Release First Full-Length Album BRAVE ONES This Friday, 4/27 David Rosales To Release First Full-Length Album BRAVE ONES This Friday, 4/27
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

David Rosales has announced the release of his first full-length album, Brave Ones, due out April 27, 2018. The singer-songwriter returns with his rich baritone vocal and hopeful melodies that create a perfect blend of authentic country, folk, blues and rock.... (more...)
Mile of Music Festival Announces Return with First 50 Names from Much-Anticipated Lineup Mile of Music Festival Announces Return with First 50 Names from Much-Anticipated Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2018

Mile of Music, presented by Tundraland, has announced the first 50 names from its lineup of 200 artists in preparation for the festival's August 2018 return to Appleton, Wisconsin. With just over three months to go until the music-making begins, festival organizers were on hand at OuterEdge Stage la... (more...)
Lana Del Ray, Steve Mac, & Desmond Child Among Winners at The 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards Lana Del Ray, Steve Mac, & Desmond Child Among Winners at The 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards
by TV News Desk - April 24, 2018

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers, hosted its 35th Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards on Monday, April 23, recognizing four impressive songwriting talents with a 2018 ASCAP Pop Music Songwriter of the Year award, each for their individual achievement in crafting some of the ... (more...)
VIDEO: Brothers Osborne Perform 'Shoot Me Straight' on THE LATE SHOW VIDEO: Brothers Osborne Perform 'Shoot Me Straight' on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - April 24, 2018

Fresh off of their ACM award for 'Vocal Duo of the Year,' the country duo Brothers Osborne plays a song from their sophomore album 'Port Saint Joe.' Watch the clip below!... (more...)
Freeform Kicks Off Summer with 'iHeartRadio Wango Tango,' on 6/3 With Maroon 5, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes and More! Freeform Kicks Off Summer with 'iHeartRadio Wango Tango,' on 6/3 With Maroon 5, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2018

On SUNDAY, JUNE 3 (8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. EDT), Freeform and iHeartMedia will officially kick off summer with the broadcast of 'iHeartRadio Wango Tango,' the highly-anticipated annual summer concert in Los Angeles, marking the first time the event will be televised. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the conce... (more...)