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.
Gloriana has a chance to be on CMT's All New Hot 20 Countdown and you can help! Cast your vote for "Can't Shake You" at CMT's website and help Gloriana make it onto the countdown! Voting ends Thursday, February 14.
NASHVILLE, TN – (February 11, 2013) – Blake Shelton announced this morning on The Today Show the release of his new album, Based On A True Story…, March 26, 2013, on Warner Bros. Records. Blake will also perform on The Today Show March 26. This highly anticipated new album features his current smash hit, “Sure Be Cool If You Did,” which hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Digital Tracks chart in its first week of release.
Blake stopped by 'The Today Show' with Kathie Lee & Hoda this morning to debut his brand-new music video for "Sure Be Cool If You Did." Watch the official video above and CLICK HERE to watch the full interview where Blake discusses his upcoming album, 'Based On A True Story...', and the next season of 'The Voice'.
Earlier tonight, Jimmy Fallon picked up the GRAMMY for "Best Comedy Album" for Blow Your Paints Off. Fallon took to Twitter to share his excitement in a humorous voice, saying "I can't believe I just won a GRAMMY! Not bad for a guy who was kicked out of One Direction."
On November 22, Randy Travis will join George Jones on stage at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena for the final stop of Jones' "Grand Tour." The concert will conclude the 58-year career of the revered country music legend. In addition to Randy, Jones has selected Jamey Johnson, the Charlie Daniels Band, and Lorrie Morgan to perform at the historic event.
On April 12, Dwight Yoakam will headline Nashville's famous Ryman Auditorium. It will be his first time back to the historic venue since 2005. Regarding the Ryman, Dwight exclaims, "from the moment you step inside, you can feel that you have entered a hallowed chamber occupied by the essence of the great."
Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. CT.
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.