Hunter Hayes received his first GRAMMY® nominations last night in the categories for “Best New Artist,” “Best Country Album,” and “Best Country Solo Performance” for “Wanted.” Hayes was also featured on The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! show prior to the announcement where he performed songs from the final five nominees for Best Pop Vocal Album.
Atlantic recording artist Hunter Hayes released the music video for his current single "Somebody's Heartbreak" in a fan first exclusive today. The video gives fans an up-close look at Hunter's electric live show, as well as a backstage pass as cameras follow Hunter on a tour stop.
One of music’s hottest newcomers, Hunter Hayes, is set for a special performance on The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! on December 5 at 10pm ET/PT on CBS. Just off the heels of winning CMA’s Best New Artist of the Year Award, Hayes continues to rise as one of the most anticipated new talents in music this year with his Atlantic Records’ self-titled release being certified Gold.
Blake appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to perform a new song from his recently released Christmas special “Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas.” Blake previewed one of the skits from the special co-starring Kelly Clarkson. Watch the second part of the interview to see more with Blake.
Tune in to NBC Monday, December 3rd from 10-11PM ET for the special.
Dwight Yoakam’s critically acclaimed new album, 3 Pears, is the No. 1 Americana Album for an impressive fifth week in a row this week. Released September 18th on Warner Bros. Records, 3 Pears was the artists’ highest charting debut on Billboard 200 and Billboard Country Albums Chart upon release. Just returning from his Australian tour, Yoakam has toured select US cities in support of 3 Pears since this summer, with a handful of new dates scheduled through December. For a complete list of upcoming tour dates, click here.
GAC will be airing a special on Blake Shelton on its critically-acclaimed Backstory series that dives into the history and making of country icons’ rise to stardom. The documentary will retell his life as the 17-year-old, small-town boy that has become Nashville’s Entertainer of the Year today.
Tune-in to GAC’s Backstory: Blake Shelton this Thursday at 5 PM ET or on:
December 20, 2012 at 10 PM ET
December 21, 2012 at 2 AM ET
December 21, 2012 at 6 PM ET
December 23, 2012 at 4 PM ET
December 28, 2012 at 5 PM ET
Blake Shelton launched "The 25 Days of BS" yesterday on www.BlakeShelton.com. The interactive advent calendar features a daily gift to fans, including exclusive content, discounts and giveaways. Fans are encouraged to share the calendar to active the daily "gift."
Jana Kramer appeared on CBS Sunday night for the special event "Kaleidoscope on Ice" hosted by professional skater and cancer survivor, Scott Hamilton, to celebrate the strong men and women who have survived cancer. Jana performed her hit single "Why Ya Wanna" as accompaniment to Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan performing a routine on the ice. The event raised awareness for the Kaleidoscope mission which aids 12 million+ cancer survivors by providing important inspiration and resources to help the recovering men and women along their difficult journey.
Blake Shelton has invited fans to listen his latest album, Cheers, it's Christmas, in an exclusive stream on www.BlakeShelton.com. The stream, which started early this morning, will last until Sunday, November 25th and features the classic yule log with a modern twist. The interactive video allows fans to flip between songs including Blake's duet with wife Miranda Lambert, "Jingle Bell Rock," and his new country classic "Oklahoma Christmas," featuring Reba McEntire.
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