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  • Lady Antebellum nominated for CMT and ACM awards, new album 'Heart Break' now available

    Lady Antebellum nominated for CMT and ACM awards, new album 'Heart Break' now available

    Country trio Lady Antebellum released their new album, Heart Break, for streaming on June 1, 2017, according to the first listen on NPR. The band has been nominated for 2017 CMT and ACM Awards this year. Listen to the full album Heart Break right here. The popular band consists of Charles, Keley...
  • Miranda Lambert

    Miranda Lambert's 'The Weight of These Wings' flutters back to #1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums

    To say Miranda Lambert completely stole the ACM Awards is an understatement. Following her emotional performance of "Tin Man," the new single from her double-album, the track vaulted to No. 1 on the all-genre and country singles iTunes charts. Lambert also walked away from the show with her fifth...
  • Watch: Faith Hill and Tim McGraw get back in sync at 2017 ACM Awards

    Watch: Faith Hill and Tim McGraw get back in sync at 2017 ACM Awards

    Chemistry is alive and well in the McGraw-Hill household. Days before kicking off their highly-anticipated Soul2Soul World Tour, country superstar couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw took to the 2017 American Country Music Awards to put the final touches on their duet skills. Clad in formal wear, the...
  • Morgane & Chris Stapleton at the 52nd annual ACM Awards

    Watch: Chris Stapleton debuts new single 'Second One to Know' at ACM Awards

    Soulful troubadour Chris Stapleton, who first shook up country music back in 2015, is readying the release of his sophomore album. During the 2017 ACM Awards, the singer-songwriter premiered his brand new single called "Second One to Know," with his wife and fellow vocalist Morgane Stapleton pouring...
  • Carrie Underwood & Keith Urban at the 52nd annual ACM Awards

    Watch: Keith Urban & Carrie Underwood bring 'The Fighter' at the ACM Awards

    Reprising their hit single "The Fighter," Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood took to the ACM Awards stage for one of the lineup's most genre-bending performances. The song itself features heaving drum tracks and a disco-bent production style, and the pair brought that same level of high-energy to Las...
  • Carrie Underwood at the 52nd annual ACM Awards

    Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and the rest of the Entertainer of the Year nominees open ACM Awards

    The 52nd annual ACM Awards kicked off with a collaborative set of all five Entertainer of the Year nominees. Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean stormed the T-Mobile Arena stage with a medley of chart-topping hits. Aldean launched the performance with his...
  • Miranda Lambert at the 52nd annual ACM Awards

    Watch: Miranda Lambert steals ACM Awards with acoustic 'Tin Man'

    In one of the night's most riveting moments, Miranda Lambert stripped down her song "Tin Man," a plea to the character known in cultural history in "The Wizard of Oz." She laments "you shouldn't spend your whole life wishing for something bound to fall apart." The singer-songwriter stood on the T...
  • 5 best Luke Laird lyrics

    5 best Luke Laird lyrics

    Luke Laird may not be a known name to the general masses but his songs sure are. Luke Laird is one of country's top songwriters who has written for and with names such as Carrie Underwood, Kacey Musgraves, Trace Adkins, Tim McGraw, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert and...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Hillary Lindsey

    5 things you didn't know about Hillary Lindsey

    Grammy and ACM Award-winning songwriter Hillary Lindsey began her career as a writer more than a 15 years ago and has since become one of country's most sought after storytellers. She's worked with some of the biggest names in country music and has even collaborated in the pop genre. Lindsey scored...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Shane McAnally

    5 things you didn't know about Shane McAnally

    Shane McAnally is one of country's hottest songwriters. After an attempt at his own music career in 2000, he revamped his strategy in Nashville and has since went on to write handfuls of No. 1 songs. He's worked with some of the best country artists and has helped others rise on the big stage. When...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Big & Rich

    5 things you didn't know about Big & Rich

    Big & Rich gained fame with their massively successful anthem "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)" in the mid 2000s. They've gone on to land more hits and have worked with artists Gretchen Wilson, Martina McBride and Tim McGraw. The duo took a short break at the end of the decade to record solo...
  • Brothers Osborne

    Interview: Brothers Osborne talk ACM Awards win, Alan Jackson & new music

    When Brothers Osborne dethroned Florida Georgia Line at the 2016 CMA Awards as Vocal Duo of the Year, a triumphant feeling swept the crowd. There was a palpable shift in the air, and John and TJ Osborne were flabbergasted, emotional and relieved that their time had finally come. It's true they don't...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Lauren Alaina

    5 things you didn't know about Lauren Alaina

    Lauren Alaina was the runner-up on season 10 of "American Idol" six years ago. She released her debut album Wildflower shortly after and her music career didn't quite catch at first. It's also been six years since she released that album and in January 2017, she put out Road Less Traveled which saw...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Brett Young

    5 things you didn't know about Brett Young

    Brett Young is one of country's hottest up and coming singer-songwriters. He released his debut full-length eponymous LP on Feb. 10, 2017 led by single "In Case You Didn't Know." It follows his 2016 debut track "Sleep Without You," which peaked at No. 3 on the Hot Country Songs chart taken from the...
  • 5 things you didn't know about the Eli Young Band

    5 things you didn't know about the Eli Young Band

    The Eli Young Band began their ambitious career in 2000 and released their first self-titled album in 2002. With a handful of albums under their belt, the group is working on releasing their sixth studio album sometime in 2017 and will be their third major label full-length LP. Since their career...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Chris Stapleton

    5 things you didn't know about Chris Stapleton

    At the 2015 Country Music Awards, a little known name suddenly burst into the mainstream scene following a performance with pop  R&B sensation Justin Timberlake. Timberlake shared the stage with Chris Stapleton to perform Stapleton's "Tennessee Whiskey" and Timberlake's "Drink You Away." The...
  • Kane Brown

    Interview: Kane Brown talks first-ever ACM Awards nomination

    Kane Brown has defied the odds, shattering the traditional mold of radio play to break through the noise. His nomination for New Male Vocalist of the Year at this year's ACM Awards is an indicative of a bold new world, supported by streaming takeover and social media. But, "I feel like you still...
  • Jon Pardi

    ACM Award winner Jon Pardi performs 'Dirt on My Boots' on 'Good Morning America' (watch)

    Newly-minted ACM Awards winner Jon Pardi took to "Good Morning America" on Thursday (March 23) to perform his brand new No. 1 hit single "Dirt on My Boots." Clad in his usual cowboy gear (hat, tight pants, boots and button up), he ripped into the honky tonk number, a cut from his latest record...
  • Brett Young

    Interview: Brett Young on his first ACM Awards nomination & touring with Luke Bryan

    The scruff and soul in Brett Young's voice is alarmingly refreshing. There's no wonder he collected his first No. 1 hit last year with "Sleep Without You," the romantic opener to his self-titled debut album. While holding tight to the syrupy sweetness currently dominating the airwaves, Young doesn't...
  • 11th ACM Honors

    11th ACM Honors sets August 23 date

    As an extension of the 52nd annual ACM Awards, the upcoming ACM Honors ceremony celebrates special awards recipients with an evening of music and tributes. The Academy of Country Music revealed on Thursday morning (March 23) the date for the 11th ceremony as Aug. 23. The televised event will once...
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