The Americana Music Association announced details on its annual fundraising drive, which is now open and will run through December 15. Proceeds will go towards meeting the increased demands of the Association’s growth and to continue the work of advocating for the authentic voice of American roots music around the world.
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The cover of Scotty McCreery’s debut book, Go Big or Go Home: The Journey Toward the Dream (Zondervan, in stores May 3, 2016) was released to the public today.
Go Big or Go Home narrates McCreery’s journey from a kid imitating Elvis on the school bus to 30 million across America tuning in to see him Read more…
Chris Stapleton’s Traveller continues to dominate on the Billboard Top 200 album chart. His CMA Album of the Year sold 97,000 copies in pure album sales, but pushed 124,000 equivalent album units, which includes traditional album sales, digital tracks and streaming, to land at No. 1 on both the overall and country charts.
Last week, the Read more…
Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett gather with St. Jude patient Kinsee and members of her family after surprising the teen with a private holiday performance, which will be featured on “CMA Country Christmas” airing Thursday, Dec. 3 on ABC. (l-r) Kinsee’s mother, Holly; grandmother, Sandra; Eldredge; Kinsee; and Thomas Rhett. Photo by Dusty Draper Read more…
Charles Kelley has hit the airwaves with his solo single, “The Driver,” which also features Eric Paslay and Dierks Bentley. The song, which was written by Charles, Eric and Abe Stoklasa, is an idea Charles had for over a year.
“It’s kind of about the touring experience, and it’s about the driver, the actual bus driver Read more…
NATD honored Webster Public Relations’ Kirt Webster with the Board of Directors Award.
The Nashville Association of Talent Directors (NATD) annual Gala honored the best in their respective fields, including Country Music Association CEO Sarah Trahern, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Artist Manager at Red Light Management Charlie Brusco, Voice of the Nashville Predators Pete Weber, Read more…
Mercury Nashville’s Chris Stapleton released his debut album, Traveller, to overwhelming critical acclaim in May and it is the best-selling first week album by a debut country artist in 2015. Last week 13.6 million viewers tuned in to the 49th Annual CMA Awards and saw the soulful singer in a remarkable on-stage collaboration with superstar Read more…
Entertainer of the Year
Winner: Luke Bryan
Album of the Year
– Award goes to Artist and Producer- s
Old Boots, New Dirt
Produced by Michael Knox
Produced by Kacey Musgraves, Luke Laird, and Shane McAnally
Little Big Town
Produced by Jay Joyce
Capitol Records Nashville
The Big Revival
Produced by Buddy Cannon and Kenny Read more…
The Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival will return to the Gulf Coast from Nov. 5-15, bringing along with it a memorable lineup of Grammy-winning performers and up-and-coming hit-makers.
The festival offers a rare opportunity for fans to hear some of the world’s greatest hits performed by the songwriters who actually penned them. The music runs the Read more…
Legendary southern rock group The Marshall Tucker Band (MTB) will headline the Christmas 4 Kids benefit concert this year at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium for the first time. Shenandoah, Restless Heart and Craig Wayne Boyd will also perform.
“It’s a big honor” said MTB lead singer Doug Gray “We have kids and grand kids you know Read more…