Blake Shelton took home top honors at this year's CMA Awards, winning Entertainer, Male Vocalist and Song of the Year. Shelton, along with wife Miranda Lambert, dedicated their award for Song of the Year to his father who passed away earlier this year. "My dad always told me son, you should write a song about your brother. Tonight, even after he's gone, he's still right," said Shelton.
Country music’s breakthrough artist, Hunter Hayes, brought home the 2012 CMA Award for New Artist of the Year at last night’s CMA Awards, marking his first ever CMA Awards win. Along with the exciting first win, Hunter also performed his No. 1 Platinum hit single “Wanted” to fans and supporters.
Randy will join fellow North Carolina natives The Avett Brothers for a special episode of CMT Crossroads, premiering Friday, November 23rd at 11/10c. CMT Crossroads pairs legendary country artists with renowned musicians from other genres, allowing the artists to perform and duet on one another's songs.
The first music video from Dwight’s latest album, “A Heart Like Mine” gives fans plenty of chances to catch Dwight’s legendary low cowboy hat shimmy. Filmed in a hillside Malibu mansion, the video features graphic black-and-white split screens that beckon to the influence that Dwight has referenced in recent interviews, John Lennon. “A Heart Like Mine” is one of two songs on 3 Pears co-produced by critically acclaimed indie artist Beck.
Watch the lyric video for “American Heart,” the brand-new single from Faith Hill! The heartfelt song is one that Faith hopes will help to inspire her fans. “We’ve been through a lot as a country throughout the years, and we’ve faced tremendous adversity,” says Faith, “The sentiment captures everything I think we all feel when we think about the American Spirit.”
Click here to watch the official lyric video for “American Heart”
Hunter Will Perform “Wanted” On The Talk July 24th On CBS
NASHVILLE, TN – (June 29, 2012) – Multiple nominated debut Artist, Hunter Hayes, earned Gold certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for his current single “Wanted,” which marks a career first. “Wanted” is his second single off of his Atlantic Records self – titled debut album, Hunter Hayes. His first single, “Storm Warning” is nearing Gold certification as well. To date, Hunter has sold a combined total of over 1 million digital singles.
NASHVILLE NEWCOMER CURRENTLY ON BRAD PAISLEY'S VIRTUAL REALITY TOUR PERFORMING ON VIRTUAL OPRY STAGE
NASHVILLE, TN – June 14, 2012 – Nashville's favorite new singer-songwriter, Jana Kramer, made an impressive debut at No. 5 on the SoundScan Top Country Albums Chart with her self-titled album released June 5th, 2012, through Elektra Nashville. The album, produced by Scott Hendricks (Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn), also ranked as the No. 2 selling digital release, behind none other than Alan Jackson, in the country genre.
Brett Eldredge’s “Beat of the Music” holds the No. 1 position this week on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and on Mediabase/Country Aircheck. This marks Eldredge’s second consecutive single from his debut album, Bring You Back, to hit the top of the country radio charts.
Nashville's rising singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Charlie Worsham will be joining Brad Paisley this summer on his Country Nation World Tour presented by KRAFT Cheese, kicking off tomorrow, May 16, in Philadelphia, PA. Worsham is currently celebrating his latest single “Want Me Too” off his critically-acclaimed album Rubberband, which Washington Post called an “exquisite debut.” He was recently featured in a starring guest role on an episode of Fox’s hit TV show BONES directed by David Boreanaz, which included 4 songs off of Rubberband.
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.