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(Nashville, TN) -- Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood are on board for the upcoming American Country Countdown Awards. They're joining Eric Church and Brett Eldredge -- the newly minted CMA New Artist of the Year -- in adding star power to the inaugural ceremony. Previously...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jerrod Niemann is offering up a little something special for the holiday season. The country star has released his version of the classic "Holly Jolly Christmas." Jerrod says this particular song really brings back memories for him. He recalls that his family...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum is getting recognized for their charitable work. The country trio has been tapped to receive the Country Radio Broadcasters' 2015 Artist Humanitarian Award. Country Radio Seminar President Charlie Morgan says he believes "no format has a more...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum is taking their turn as a "Carnival Live!" performer. The country trio will play for two cruises in Cozumel, Mexico this week. Lady A's Charles Kelley admits they're not really sure what to expect, which has made it difficult to plan their show...
(Nashville, TN) -- The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry admits there are many special things about performing in front of an audience. But the country star says there's nothing better than hearing the crowd singing along. Kimberly's brother and bandmate, Reid Perry, adds that the...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Tim McGraw is adding his talents to The Recording Academy's first holiday special. The country star is among the performers on board for the inaugural "A Very Grammy Christmas," which will be taped at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles Tuesday night. The...
(Undated) -- Jerrod Niemann says one of his favorite love songs isn't about a lasting romance. Topping the list he gave to CMT.com is George Strait's "Marina del Rey." He describes the 1982 hit as "more of a fleeting love song," because it's about "that fantasy of meeting...
(Undated) -- Randy Owen says he's not pleased at the low number of true bands in country music. The Alabama frontman tells "Country Weekly" he'd like to see more ensembles who play all their instruments and write most of their material. He says country music is currently in "an...
(Undated) -- Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard says he has several reasons for proposing to his girlfriend in a helicopter. But the singer tells "Taste Of Country" one reason was very personal for him. He says he wanted to create a better association with the aircraft...