Underwood, Rascal Flatts Among Early ACM Winners
Carrie Underwood is among the artists who will receive off-camera honors for the 49th ACM Awards. Because of time constraints, the
Gary Allan, Love & Theft Talk ACM Nominations
Gary Allan and Love and Theft are just two of the acts with a lot to look forward to at next month's
Meanwhile, Love and Theft's Eric Gunderson says he and bandmate Stephen Barker are thrilled to be included in the Duo of the Year category, which he says is more competitive than ever this year. But win or lose, Gunderson says they're also excited to head out to
The tour continues on with dates in
Taylor Swift Visits Sick Children At
Taylor Swift is reaching out to the children at a cancer center in
Fighting childhood cancer has been a cause close to
Brantley Gilbert Getting Ready For "Let It Ride" Tour
Brantley Gilbert is gearing up for his "Let It Ride" tour alongside Eric Paslay and Thomas Rhett. Apart from taking the stage with Paslay and Rhett, Gilbert says he's also looking forward to penning some songs with the up-and-comers.
While on the road Eric Paslay will show off hits from his recently released self-titled, debut album. Gilbert explains that he "couldn't be more stoked and proud" of Eric's success, which includes his first number one song, "Friday Night." As for Thomas Rhett, Brantley says he's had his eye on him for a long time. Gilbert's been able to watch Rhett's rise to stardom "since almost the beginning" of his career. He calls Rhett "amazing," adding that he's made vast strives as both a songwriter and artist. The "Let It Ride" tour will kick off Thursday in
Brantley Gilbert is getting ready to release his third album this spring. Titled "Just As I Am," the project is set to hit stores on May 20th.
Clay Walker Announces Chords Of Concert Lineup
Clay Walker is heading to
Vince Gill To Become A Grandfather
Country great Vince Gill is about to become a grandfather. Gill's daughter, Jenny Gill and her husband Josh Van Valkenburg, are expecting their first child together - a baby boy due in August. Jenny made the announcement at an industry mixer in
CMT Launches App For Android Devices
Android users can now get the latest updates from Country Music Television on their smartphones. CMT has expanded the compatibility of their CMT App to include Android devices. Launched last fall, the app was previously only available on the iPhone operating system. The app allows users to access videos from CMT's most popular shows. With select TV service packages, users may also have access to full length episodes, deleted scenes and other exclusive content. Users can find the app in Google Play or the App Store.
Erika Page White Talks About Decision To Join "
Erika Page White -- wife of country singer Bryan White -- is explaining why she decided to join the cast of TNT's new reality series, "The Private Lives of Nashville Wives."
The show, which premiered last month, follows the lives of six influential families in
Erika has had acting roles of TV shows like "One Life To Live," Days Of Our Lives" and "Second Noah." "The Private Lives of Nashville Wives" airs Mondays at 11 p.m. Eastern on TNT.
Today In Country Music History
Today in 1958, Private Elvis Presley was sworn into the U.S. Army.
Today in 1973, Tanya Tucker's first number one single "What's Your Mama's Name, Child" charted.
Today in 1984, Toby Keith married his wife, Tricia.
Today in 1984,
Today in 1995, Trisha Yearwood was at number one with her single "Thinkin' About You."
Today in 2001, Sara Evans, Alan Jackson, Lonestar, and Brad Paisley were part of the lineup as
Today in 2002, Faith Hill performed the Oscar-nominated song "There You'll Be" at the Academy Awards ceremony in
Today in 2007, Carrie Underwood made her debut on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."
Today in 2008, Sara Evans announced her engagement to
Today in 2008, Alison Krauss and Robert Plant's "Raising Sand" topped the Canadian folk magazine "Penguin Eggs'" list of the Critics' Albums of the Year for 2007.
Today in 2009, new album releases included Martina McBride's "Ride," Eric Church's "Carolina," John Rich's "Son Of A Preacher Man," and Shooter Jennings & the 357's' "Bad Magick: The Best of Shooter Jennings & 357's;" as well as the compilation CDs "NOW That's What I Call Music! 30," which included songs from Keith Urban and Taylor Swift, and "Hannah Montana: The Movie," the soundtrack album with material from Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, and Billy Ray Cyrus.
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