Keith Urban to honor Fleetwood Mac as MusiCares Person of the Year

Keith Urban is one of the artists who’ll honor Fleetwood Mac at the 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert. John Legend, Lorde, HAIM, Harry Styles, and OneRepublic will also play the benefit Friday, January 26 at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Fleetwood Mac themselves will close out the night, which raises money to help members of the music community who are going through hard times. This is the 28th year for the show, which precedes the annual Grammy ceremony. The 60th Annual […]

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The good times roll on for Luke Combs in 2018

The good times won’t be over anytime soon for Luke Combs, as the “Hurricane” hitmaker extends his fall Don’t Tempt Me with a Good Time Tour into the spring. The North Carolina native is adding 25 dates to his itinerary, including his first shows in Australia, Canada, and Europe. “A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega” singer/songwriter Ashley McBryde will open. “The fans have shown up ready for a good time every single date this fall and… we decided […]

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Tim McGraw and Faith Hill voice their support for gun control in new Billboard cover story

After the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are voicing their support for gun control, in the latest issue of Billboard. “Look, I’m a bird hunter — I love to wing shoot.” Tim says. “However, there is some common sense that’s necessary when it comes to gun control. They want to make it about the Second Amendment every time it’s brought up. It’s not about the Second Amendment.” “In reference to the tragedy in Las Vegas,” […]

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The future looks Bright if you’re hoping for a new Sam Hunt track

While we’re waiting to see how Sam Hunt will follow up his smash “Body Like a Back Road,” you may just have to make do with a track from the new soundtrack of the Netflix film Bright. Sam recorded “This Land Is Your Land” for the soundtrack of the film, which stars Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. The two play a vastly different pair of cops in the action/thriller that’s set in an alternate version of the present-day. Bright: The Album comes […]

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Brett Eldredge plans to Glow even brighter this Christmas season

For Brett Eldredge, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — again. If you thought his big-band holiday album Glow sounded good last year, just wait for what’s coming this yuletide season.  For the first time, the Illinois native’s holiday collection will be available on vinyl this year. You’ll also be able to sample Brett’s offerings on TV. He’ll sing on CMA Country Christmas on ABC on November 27, before helping light the Rockefeller Center tree on NBC on […]

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Garth Brooks, Little Big Town & Chris Stapleton dominate a CMA Awards show filled with touching moments, moving tributes

Garth Brooks, Little Big Town and Chris Stapleton were the big winners at the 51st Annual CMA Awards, broadcast live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, a show chock full of touching moments, moving tributes and musical performances. Brooks took home the big award — Entertainer of the Year — thanking, among others his fans, “The most   important thing, other than God himself,” and “the people that allow us to get to be in the greatest music ever, country […]

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2017 CMA Awards winners list

Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks Female Vocalist Miranda Lambert Male Vocalist Chris Stapleton Vocal Duo Brothers Osborne New Artist Jon Pardi Music Video “It Ain’t My Fault” — Brothers Osborne Vocal Group Little Big Town Single   “Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Keith Urban Song   “Better Man” –  Little Big Town (Taylor Swift, writer) Album From A Room, Volume 1 — Chris Stapleton Music Event “Funny How Time Slips Away” — Glen Campbell (with […]

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#StillTheSame: The return of Sugarland

Whether there’s new music on the way or not is yet to be seen, but the reunion of Sugarland is officially complete. Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush have pursued solo careers — to critical acclaim but limited commercial success — since releasing their most recent joint effort, The Incredible Machine, in 2010. But Wednesday night at the 51st Annual CMA Awards, the five-time Vocal Duo the Year winners came together again to give Brothers Osborne the trophy they’ve won so many times. […]

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Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood’s greatest CMA hits: Ten years of country music’s biggest night

Wednesday night on ABC, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood host the CMA Awards for the tenth time. That’s a feat surpassed only by Vince Gill, who led country music’s biggest night for a record twelve years. Looking back over a decade, it’s impossible for Brad to pick out a highlight that stands out among the rest. “There are so many, it’s hard to really pick anything in particular that’s my favorite moment of the whole thing. I really can’t,” he […]

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Mum’s the word: CMA hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are keeping their performances a secret

Let the CMA Awards secrecy begin. In addition to hosting the 51st Annual CMA Awards, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will both be performing. That doesn’t mean, however, they’re giving away many details about exactly what they’ll be doing. “I know about Carrie’s and it’s gonna be unbelievable,” Brad discloses. Carrie — who should soon release her first single as part of her new deal with Universal — is even less forthcoming. “It’s just gonna be a special moment […]

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