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Everything You Need to Know About the 53rd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

Everything You Need to Know About the 53rd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

From nominations and notes to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about the 2019 CMA Awards. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 13 Time: 7 p.m.–10 p.m. CT Location: Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Television Station: ABC Hosts: Carrie Underwood with special guests Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton Red Carpet: live streamed on CMAawards.com/redcarpet…MORE

Blake Shelton Wins People’s Choice Award for Country Artist of 2019

Blake Shelton Wins People’s Choice Award for Country Artist of 2019

The winners of the 2019 People’s Choice Awards—voted on by we the people—were announced on Nov. 10. On the country music front, Blake Shelton bested Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and more for Country Artist of 2019. “WOW! Thank y’all! To the people & the fans—very grateful for this! @peopleschoice,” said Blake via Twitter.…MORE

Video Premiere: Carrie Underwood Overcome With Emotion After Hearing Miranda Lambert’s Praise: “We Lift Each Other Up”

Video Premiere: Carrie Underwood Overcome With Emotion After Hearing Miranda Lambert’s Praise: “We Lift Each Other Up”

During a sit-down interview on The Ty Bentli Show this week, Carrie Underwood was overcome with emotion after hearing Miranda Lambert’s praise regarding her nomination for CMA Entertainer of the Year. Here’s a little backstory regarding Miranda’s praise. Last month in a lengthy Instagram post, Miranda Lambert shared her personal thoughts about the five nominees…MORE

Thomas Rhett to Perform at American Music Awards on Nov. 24

Thomas Rhett to Perform at American Music Awards on Nov. 24

Thomas Rhett will perform at the American Music Awards on Nov. 24. TR, who is nominated for Favorite Male Artist – Country, joins previously announced performers Taylor Swift, Camila Cabello, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Dua Lipa and Lizzo. Prior to taking the stage at the AMAs, TR will volunteer at a local food bank as…MORE

Army Vet Craig Morgan Shares Veterans Day Message: “Thank God We Have a Military Full of People Willing to Put Themselves in Harm’s Way”

Army Vet Craig Morgan Shares Veterans Day Message: “Thank God We Have a Military Full of People Willing to Put Themselves in Harm’s Way”

Craig Morgan has a unique—and respected—perspective when it comes to his brothers-and-sisters-in-arms. Craig spent 10.5 years on active duty in the U.S. Army in the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions and 6.5 years in the Army Reserves. As a country star, Craig has been part of 11 USO Tours. When Craig speaks about about the…MORE

Kane Brown Announces “Worldwide Beautiful Tour” With Russell Dickerson & Chris Lane

Kane Brown Announces “Worldwide Beautiful Tour” With Russell Dickerson & Chris Lane

Kane Brown announced he will hit the road in 2020 for his Worldwide Beautiful Tour. The 20-plus-date tour includes stops in Ireland, England, the Netherlands, France, Germany, the U.S. and Canada. Kane will kick off the tour on Feb. 2 in Dublin, Ireland, with additional stops in London, Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin, Atlantic City, Buffalo, Ottawa,…MORE

CMA Awards to Celebrate Legendary Women in Country Music With All-Star Collaborations

CMA Awards to Celebrate Legendary Women in Country Music With All-Star Collaborations

The CMA Awards on Nov. 13 will celebrate legendary women in country music throughout its broadcast. The show will kick off with a decades-spanning medley by Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton that will also feature Terri Clark, Sara Evans, Crystal Gayle, The Highwomen (Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires), Martina…MORE

Chris Janson Pens Wife-Inspired New Single, “Done” [Listen]

Chris Janson Pens Wife-Inspired New Single, “Done” [Listen]

Chris Janson will follow up his recent No. 1 hit, “Good Vibes,” with the release of “Done.” The new tune, which was penned by Chris, Mitch Oglesby, Jamie Paulin and Matt Roy, will impact country radio on Nov. 25. “Done” is featured on Chris new album, Real Friends, which dropped on Oct. 28. “The story…MORE

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