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(Nashville, TN) -- Vince Gill and Alan Jackson have new honors to their credit. Leading up to the CMA Awards, the music rights organizations BMI and ASCAP held their annual country awards ceremonies. At Tuesday's BMI event, Gill was honored with the Icon Award for his...
(Nashville, TN) -- The 48th annual CMA Awards are getting off to an early start. Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert will launch the event with an appearance Wednesday on ABC's "Good Morning America." Urban is slated to perform on the show. Lambert will visit with "GMA's" Ginger Zee...
(Undated) -- Sam Hunt's first single is now also his first number one hit as a performer. Billboard.com says "Leave The Night On" has completed its climb, and is topping the Country Airplay chart. It also puts the singer in an elite group. He's the first country star to top the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Thomas Rhett says he's really looking forward to the CMA Awards. The country star is in the running for New Artist of the Year, along with Kip Moore, Cole Swindell, Brett Eldredge, and Brandy Clark. Thomas adds that it wasn't easy for him to hear the...
(Undated) -- Kenny Chesney's summer beachfront concert is coming to TV. CMT will debut "Kenny Chesney: Live from Flora-Bama" on November 14th. In addition, the network will debut the clip to the song "Flora-Bama" this Friday. Kenny staged the show in August at the Flora-Bama...
(Undated) -- Country stars are on board for this year's Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. Cole Swindell and Lucy Hale are among the many performers announced for the upcoming event. They're part of a lineup that also features KISS, pop singers Hilary Duff and Nick Jonas,...
(Nashville, TN) -- Keith Urban says he's part of an impressive list of contenders for the CMA's Male Vocalist of the Year. The category also includes Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, as well as Keith's friends Eric Church and Dierks Bentley. Keith adds that he's pleased to see...
(Nashville, TN) -- Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman and Karen Fairchild say they watched the CMA Awards well before they were ever involved in the event. Kimberly says she loved seeing all the stars. Karen adds that certain moments from past ceremonies stand out for her. She...
(Nashville, TN) -- Vince Gill is being recognized for his contributions to music. The country star is this year's recipient of the BMI Icon Award, which honors artists for their "unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers." He's being acknowledged for his...