Sunday, May 19, 2024

2024 ACM Winners List

 

 

Winners Announced for the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards

 

Lainey Wilson Named ACM Entertainer of the Year; Chris Stapleton Takes Home the Most Wins With Four Awards, Followed by Lainey Wilson With Three Wins

 

Host Reba McEntire Announces Return for 60th ACM Awards

 

 Fans can relive ‘Country Music’s Party of the Year’ now on Prime Video, and starting tomorrow,

Friday, May 17 at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT, on the Amazon Music App and for free on Amazon Freevee

 

FRISCO, TX — May 16, 2024 — Winners have been announced for the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards. 16-time ACM Award-winning entertainment icon, Reba McEntire, hosted the two-hour commercial-free concert event, which streamed live for an international audience across 240+ countries and territories exclusively on Prime Video and the Amazon Music channel on Twitch from the world headquarters of the Dallas Cowboys at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. During the live broadcast, McEntire also enthusiastically announced her return as host for the monumental 60th ACM Awards, taking place in 2025.

Friday, May 17, 2024

George Strait Album 9/6

 

GEORGE STRAIT RELEASES NEW SONG MIA DOWN IN MIA
FROM HIGHLY ANTICIPATED 
COWBOYS AND DREAMERS

 
Cowboys And Dreamers Arrives September 6 and Marks Strait’s 31st Studio Record for MCA
Cover art for George Strait’s Cowboys And Dreamers (MCA Nashville)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On the heels of sharing the news of his 31st studio album with fans during a sold-out show at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium earlier this month, Country Music Hall of Fame member George Strait debuts the first release from Cowboys And Dreamers with “MIA Down in MIA.” Listen to the song HERE and pre-save/pre-add Cowboys And Dreamers, set for release Sept. 6, HERE.

Hardy Album Quit! 7/12

 


HARDY’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM QUIT!! SET FOR RELEASE JULY 12
 “PSYCHO” DEBUTS TODAY WITH VIDEO
EXTENSIVE U.S. TOUR ON SALE NOW,
KICKS OFF LATER THIS MONTH
Photo credit: Robby Klein, download hi res.
May 17, 2024—HARDY confirms his highly anticipated new album Quit!! is set for release July 12 via Big Loud Rock—pre-save/pre-order here. A new track, “PSYCHO,” debuts today with a video directed by longtime collaborator Justin Clough—listen/watch here.

Friday, May 10, 2024

Thomas Rhett Album 8/23

 

THOMAS RHETT HITS THE ROMANTIC JACKPOT ON NEW SINGLE “BEAUTIFUL AS YOU” - OUT NOW 
 

Danceable Out-Of-My-League Anthem Marks the First Taste of Upcoming Seventh Album Set for Release August 23
 

Televsion Debut of “Beautiful As You” Slated for May 16 on 59th ACM Awards

Nashville, TN - May 10, 2024 – Marking the start of a fresh creative chapter, superstar Thomas Rhett returns with “Beautiful As You” – a danceable dose of cutting-edge country, born from the awestruck glow of true love. Exploding like a chain reaction of heart-pounding country with a progressive edge, the high-energy anthem is filled with quick-hitting lyrics and lush soundscapes, representing the first taste of Thomas Rhett's upcoming seventh studio album set for release August 23 via The Valory Music Co. Thomas Rhett will debut “Beautiful As You" on the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards next Thursday (5/16), streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime. Fans can listen to “Beautiful As You” now, here.

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Lainey Wilson Album 8/23

 

Lainey Wilson Announces Brand-New Album 
Whirlwind Out On August 23

Photo Credit: Eric Ryan Anderson
Nashville, TN (May 9, 2024) - Today, Multi-platinum GRAMMY®-award winning artist Lainey Wilson announced her highly anticipated brand-new album, Whirlwindvia BBR Music Group/BMG Nashville out globally on August 23, 2024.

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Randy Travis New Song


RANDY TRAVIS RETURNS WITH FIRST NEW MUSIC IN MORE THAN A DECADE


How Warner Music Nashville Used Cutting Edge Technology to Help Give Randy Travis His Voice Back



 Nashville, Tenn. - (May 6, 2024) - As music icon Randy Travis prepared to celebrate his 65th birthday, the legendary vocalist shared a gift with fans that could only be explained as magic. On Friday (5/3), Travis and Warner Music Nashville released “Where That Came From” (LISTEN HERE) and for the first time in over a decade, the music-loving world was hearing a brand-new song with those unforgettable, signature vocals.

More ACM Performers Revealed

 

 

Post Malone, Parker McCollum, Kelsea Ballerini and Noah Kahan, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, and Nate Smith Feat. Avril Lavigne to Perform at the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards

 

Hosted by entertainment icon Reba McEntire, Country Music’s Party of the Year returns exclusively on Prime Video and the Amazon Music channel on Twitch, live from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas on Thursday, May 16, 2024

 

Pre-show festivities hosted by Amber Anderson and Kelly Sutton of the Country Heat Weekly podcast kick off on Tuesday, May 14th and continue throughout the week, courtesy of Amazon Music

 



NASHVILLE, Tenn. — May 7, 2024 — Today, the Academy of Country Music (ACM), Prime Video, and Dick Clark Productions (DCP) revealed the latest lineup of superstar performances and exclusive collaborations set to take the stage at the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards. Hosted by 16-time ACM Award-winning entertainment icon, Reba McEntire, the ACM Awards will be free to stream live exclusively for a global audience across 240+ countries and territories on Prime Video from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas on Thursday, May 16 at 8 p.m. EDT / 7 p.m. CDT / 5 p.m. PDT. A Prime membership will not be required to watch live, everyone is invited to the Party of the Year.

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Keith Urban/Lainey Wilson Duet

 

KEITH URBAN RELEASES NEW SONG

“GO HOME W U” WITH LAINEY WILSON

Song Link:  https://strm.to/GOHOMEWU


Today, we see the release of Keith Urban’s “GO HOME W U” with Lainey Wilson, the third song released from his forthcoming album, out this fall. The up-tempo, ‘fuzzy good feeling towards all friends and strangers’ song, was not meant to be a duet,” says Urban. So, when the CMA Entertainer of the Year Lainey Wilson signed on, the song took shape. “GO HOME W U,” follows the release of Urban’s current single “Messed Up As Me” as well as the song “Straight Line”, released earlier this year.

George Strait: New Album

 

GEORGE STRAIT ANNOUNCES TO INDY CROWD: “I BROKE DOWN AND DID ANOTHER RECORD”

STRAIT’S 31st STUDIO RECORD FOR MCA: COWBOYS AND DREAMERS

1st of Only 10 Shows in 2024 Sees Sellout at Lucas Oil Stadium w/ 51,132 Packing Out the Home of Indianapolis Colts

George Strait on stage in Indianapolis, Ind. On Saturday, May 4, 2024 at Lucas Oil Stadium. | Photo Credit: Michele Wedel 

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — From the moment George Strait stepped on stage at Indianapolis’ Lucas Oil Stadium Saturday night (May 4, 2024), it was clear he and the Ace in the Hole Band had missed performing for fans. “It’s so good to be back…man, it’s been six months, and that’s too long,” Strait said in greeting the sold-out crowd of 51,132 before teasing what was in store over the next two hours. 

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Reba McEntire To Host ACMs

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT ICON REBA MCENTIRE TO HOST THE

59TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

 

The 16-time ACM Award-winning host will also take center stage to perform new music, in addition to helming Country Music’s longest-running Awards Show

 

Country Music’s Party of the Year returns exclusively on Prime Video and the Amazon Music channel on Twitch, live from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas on Thursday, May 16, 2024

 


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — April 25, 2024 — The Academy of Country Music (ACM), Prime Video, and Dick Clark Productions (DCP) today announced that entertainment icon Reba McEntire will host the 59th Academy of Country Music Awards on Thursday, May 16 at 8 p.m. EDT/7 p.m. CDT/5 p.m. PDT, streaming live exclusively for a global audience across 240+ countries and territories on Prime Video from Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. A Prime membership will not be required to watch live, everyone is invited to the Party of the Year.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Miranda Lambert New Music

 

MIRANDA LAMBERT SIGNS WITH REPUBLIC RECORDS
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BIG LOUD


New Single “Wranglers” Available Everywhere May 3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Always music forward and reaching for new levels of candor in her country, trailblazing superstar/songwriter Miranda Lambert forges a new creative alliance designed to take the three-time GRAMMY winner to even more powerful spaces. Having just wrapped her twice-extended, 48-show Velvet Rodeo residency in Las Vegas, the most awarded artist in Academy of Country Music history – including their top Entertainer of the Year honor – signs with Republic Records. The deal will include support from the Nashville-based Big Loud, including Country Radio promotion as well as other marketing efforts, all as a part of the overall strategic partnership with Republic Records. 

Sunday, April 21, 2024

Scotty McCreery Opry Induct

 

SCOTTY McCREERY WELCOMED INTO THE GRAND OLE OPRY FAMILY

Scotty McCreery was officially welcomed in to the Grand Ole Opry family tonight by Opry member Josh Turner who was joined by a surprise guest, Country Music Hall of Fame Member Randy Travis with wife Mary. | Photo Credit: Chris Hollo |
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Multi-Platinum selling country artist Scotty McCreery was officially welcomed into the Grand Ole Opry family tonight by Opry member Josh Turner who was joined by a surprise guest, Country Music Hall of Famer and Opry member Randy Travis.

Saturday, April 20, 2024

Kenny Chesney Tour Begins

 

KENNY CHESNEY’S SUN GOES DOWN 2024
Sets New Record, Hits New Highs & Creates Joy

Finding Tix 3x After Selling Out, Plays to 60,529
at Tampa’s SRO Raymond James Stadium
TAMPA, Fla. – It looked like Raymond James Stadium’s famed pirate ship was rocking on a sea of humans, hands in the air as Kenny Chesney delivered two hours of back-to-back life-affirming hits to a beyond sold out crowd at his Sun Goes Down 2024 tour kick-off. With 60,529 tickets sold – including an unprecedented wave of standing room only tickets in the North Zone Plaza – the audience seemed as hungry for the East Tennessee songwriter/superstar’s music as Chesney was to throw it all down on that stage.

Monday, April 15, 2024

Chris Stapleton on S-N-L

 


CHRIS STAPLETON PERFORMS “WHITE HORSE” AND “MOUNTAINS OF MY MIND” ON NBC’S “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” 
FEATURED IN “GET THAT BOY BACK” SKETCH
photo credit: Mary Ellen Matthews
April 15, 2024—10x GRAMMY Award-winner Chris Stapleton returned to NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” for the third time as musical guest this past weekend, performing his songs “White Horse” and “Mountains Of My Mind.” Stapleton also joined host Ryan Gosling and cast members Ego NwodimChloe Fineman and Chloe Troast for a musical comedy sketch, “Get That Boy Back.” Watch HERE

Monday, April 8, 2024

Tortuga Festival Wrap-Up

 

TORTUGA MUSIC FESTIVAL CELEBRATES COUNTRY MUSIC AND MORE
IN SUNNY FORT LAUDERDALE


11TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL HOSTS PERFORMANCES FROM LAINEY WILSON, HARDY, JASON ALDEAN, BRET MICHAELS, MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD, TEDDY SWIMS AND ASHLEY MCBRYDE, AMONGST OTHERS

To Date, Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival Has Raised
Nearly 5 Million For Ocean Conservation Efforts

NASHVILLE, TN - April 8, 2024 - Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival, in partnership with Live Nation, hosted fans for a weekend of unmatched entertainment featuring headliners Lainey Wilson, HARDY and Jason Aldean. Praised for having an “eclectic” lineup that is “deep in talent” (Sun Sentinel), the 11th annual festival brought over 40 artists ranging from country’s hottest new stars like Bailey Zimmerman and CMA Award winning Group of the Year Old Dominion to icons like Bret Michaels, Boyz II Men and TLC.