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The Recording Academy ® has revealed nominees for the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards® and announced that, for the first time, there will be 10 nominees in each of the General Field Categories: Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Best New Artist. This year’s top nominees include Jon Batiste (11), Justin Bieber (8), Doja Cat (8), H.E.R. (8), Billie Eilish (7), and Olivia Rodrigo (7). As the only peer-selected music accolade, the GRAMMY Awards are voted on by the Recording Academy’s voting membership body of music makers, who represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers, and engineers.
to be Livestreamed From Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on March 7 Exclusively on Prime Video
The live show will give fans in Las Vegas and around the world
a nonstop party to celebrate country music’s biggest stars
CULVER CITY, California—November 18, 2021—The Academy of Country Music, Prime Video, and MRC announced today that the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards will take place Monday, March 7, 2022 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Country music’s favorite party and musical event of the year will stream on Prime Video in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the UK, marking the first time a major awards show has livestreamed exclusively. Information regarding tickets will be announced in the coming weeks.
HOSTS GABBY BARRETT & CARLY PEARCE, JIMMIE ALLEN WITH LOUIS YORK & THE SHINDELLAS, BRELAND, BRETT ELDREDGE, LADY A, PISTOL ANNIES, CARRIE UNDERWOOD AND LAINEY WILSON TO PERFORM ON “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” 12th Annual Holiday Special Airs Monday, Nov. 29 (8:00-9:00 PM/ET) on ABC
NASHVILLE—Just in time for the holidays, the Country Music Association has revealed performers for its 12th annual holiday special, “CMA Country Christmas.” First-time hosts, Gabby Barrett and Carly Pearce, will be joined by Jimmie Allen with Louis York & The Shindellas, BRELAND, BrettEldredge, Lady A, PistolAnnies, CarrieUnderwood and Lainey Wilson for an intimate evening of holiday classics. “CMA Country Christmas” airs Monday, Nov. 29 (8:00-9:00 PM/ET) on ABC. For a sneak peek, watch the promo clip HERE.
November 12, 2021—Country superstar and newly minted CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Combs will embark on his first-ever headline stadium tour next year with performances at Denver’s Empower Field at Mile High on May 21, Seattle’s Lumen Field on June 4 and Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium on July 30. Special guests featured on the tour include Cody Johnson, Zach Bryan and Morgan Wade. See below for complete details.
November 11, 2021—Country superstar Luke Combs won Entertainer of the Year at last night’s 55th Annual CMA Awards. Combs also surprised the world with the release of his new song, “Doin’ This,” coinciding with his live debut of the song during the CMA Awards broadcast. Listen to the song HERE and watch/share the official music video HERE.
“THE 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS'” MONUMENTAL RETURN TO BRIDGESTONE AREA DELIVERS SURPRISE WINS, HISTORIC MOMENTS AND SHOW-STOPPING PERFORMANCES
Luke Combs Receives the Top Honor of CMA Entertainer of the Year
Chris Stapleton Leads the Evening with Most Wins, Taking Home Four Awards
Watch the Night’s Performances on YouTube, and Catch the Full Show Later Tonight on Hulu
NASHVILLE—“The 55th Annual CMA Awards” made a triumphant return to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, delivering an emotional broadcast celebrating the very best in Country Music. Shining a light on a community like no other, Country Music’s Biggest Night™ was filled with groundbreaking performances, heartfelt speeches and surprise wins.
ATLive’s RETURN TO MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM BROUGHT OVER 100,000 FANS
The Ultimate Concert Experience Over Two Nights Featured Headliners George Strait, Metallica and Eric Church
ATLive is Presented by Mercedes-EQ
The sold out, two-day concert series hosted more than 100,000 fans to see featured acts George Strait, Metallica and Eric Church. | Photo Credit: AMB Sports and Entertainment |
ATLANTA, Ga. — AMB Sports and Entertainment (AMBSE) brought some of the biggest artists of all time to Mercedes-Benz Stadium over the weekend for ATLive Presented by Mercedes-EQ. The sold out, two-day concert series hosted more than 100,000 fans to see featured acts George Strait, Metallica and Eric Church.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Walker Hayes announces the on sale of his new tour – The Fancy Like Tour. The track that made history when it jumped from #17 into the top 10 at country radio, making it the biggest jump into the Top Ten on the Mediabase Country chart in 17 years, now has a tour behind it.
ART COURTESY OF BBR MUSIC GROUP/BMG’S WHEELHOUSE RECORDS
NASHVILLE, TENN. (November 5, 2021) — Chart-topping BBR Music Group/BMG’s Wheelhouse Records’ rowdy outliers LOCASH are escaping to the WOODS & WATER on their brand-new EP available today (11/5) on all streaming platforms and digital retailers.
THOMAS RHETT SHARES ROMANTIC THRILLER “SLOW DOWN SUMMER” AS NEW SINGLE
Nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year at "The 55th Annual CMA Awards" Next Week, the New Track Follows 18 Career No. One's
Nashville, TN - November 5, 2021 – Multi-PLATINUM superstar Thomas Rhett kicks off a fresh chapter of new music releasing “Slow Down Summer” (via The Valory Music Co.) as the first taste of his sixth studio album WHERE WE STARTED to be released early 2022. Following 18 career No. One smashes, “Slow Down Summer” features a stirring piano melody, storytelling lyrics and a massive, 14-piece string section. The song captures a romance which burns hot, but is destined to change with the seasons – all as emotions swirl with make-this-moment-last passion. Listen here and watch the lyric video here.
HOST LUKE BRYAN, ALONG WITH GABBY BARRETT, DIERKS BENTLEY FEAT. BRELAND & HARDY, JENNIFER HUDSON, THOMAS RHETT, KEITH URBAN, AND ZAC BROWN BAND TO PERFORM AT “THE 55TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS”
Country Music’s Biggest Night™ Broadcasts LIVE from Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 8/7c on ABC
NASHVILLE— The Country Music Association has announced even more performers for “The 55th Annual CMA Awards.” Country Music’s Biggest Night™ will see Gabby Barrett, DierksBentley feat. BRELAND and HARDY, Luke Bryan, JenniferHudson, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban, and Zac Brown Band front and center on the CMA Awards stage. Hosted by Country Music superstar and “American Idol” judge Bryan, “The 55th Annual CMA Awards” will broadcast LIVE from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 10 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on ABC.
Newly Announced Stadium Tour Lineup Features Three-Time Consecutive GRAMMY Winners Dan + Shay, Reigning ACM and CMA Vocal Group of the Year Old Dominion & Double Nominee at the Upcoming CMA Awards Carly Pearce
Stadium Tour Presented by Blue Chair Bay Rum and Fueled by MARATHON Kicks Off April 23 at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium with Five Day ONLY Party Pricing on Select Seats, Nov. 1-5
Two NEW Stadiums Added in Charlotte, N.C. & Columbus, Ohio
Kenny Chesney Returns to the Road with Here And Now 2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (November 1, 2021) – “When we realized we weren’t getting to spend 2020 with No Shoes Nation, I never thought it would be three years until I would see my most favorite people in the world,” says eight-time Entertainer of the Year Kenny Chesney ahead of his Here And Now 2022 stadium tour presented by Blue Chair Bay Rum and fueled by MARATHON, set to launch April 23 at Tampa’s Raymond James Stadium. “My favorite place in the world is anywhere we all come together. They come strong. They get loud. They love the music. But most importantly, they live life – every second – for all its worth! They inspire me, and I want to get out there and get going, creating the greatest night of the summer every time we hit the stage.