Dwight Yoakam will be the main country representative for this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The official lineup was announced Tuesday, February 19. Bonnaroo hits the town of Manchester, TN June 13-16.
Ashley Monroe, of the critically acclaimed trio Pistol Annies, will perform the title track, “Like A Rose,” from her forthcoming March 5th Warner Bros. Records release on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on March 11.
Dwight's return to Nashville's Ryman Auditorium on April 12 sold out in less than 30 minutes after tickets went on sale! In light of the sold out show, Dwight has added a second date at The Ryman Auditorium for April 13. Tickets for the additional show go on sale tomorrow (Feb. 15)!
Gloriana is set to perform their current single "Can't Shake You" with The Roots on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Friday, February 15th. Fans can tune into NBC at 11:35pm CST/12:35am EST (check local listings) to catch Gloriana’s performance of the single, which is Top 30 on the charts and climbing!
Nominees for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced online this morning through the second-annual Digital Press Conference. Congrats to Warner Music Nashville artists on their ACM nominations! Hunter Hayes received six nominations, the second most nominated artist this year, including nominations for New Male Vocalist of the Year and Video of the Year for “Wanted.” He is also twice nominated in the Song of the Year category as the artist and composer, as well as in the Single Record of the Year category as the artist and producer for “Wanted.”
Randy performed yesterday at the memorial service for slain ex-Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle. Randy began by playing an acoustic version of "Whisper My Name," which Kyle's wife had told him was a meaningful song for the couple. After, Randy sang "Amazing Grace" for the thousands gathered at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, TX. Randy exclaimed that he never met Kyle, but wished he had.
Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 to expand the presence of WMG and its family of labels in Nashville. The division is home to Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra Nashville and Word Entertainment.