NASHVILLE, TN – (January 31, 2012) – Hot new country trio, THE FARM, is set to make their Grand Ole Opry debut February 10th, 2012. Made up of members Nick Hoffman (vocals, fiddle), Damien Horne (vocals, keyboard, guitar) and Krista Marie (vocals, guitar), the act is deeply rooted in Country Music with their core built around a solid, identifiable vocal harmony. Performing as an acoustic trio for their Opry debut, the exciting milestone follows the success of the band’s first single release, “Home Sweet Home,” which is currently No. 38 on Mediabase with 70 adds across the country.
This Is Blake’s First Academy Of Country Music Entertainer Of The Year Nomination
NASHVILLE, TN – (January 26, 2012) – Blake Shelton was honored this morning with two Academy of Country Music Award nominations including their most prestigious honor, Entertainer of the Year. He is also nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year.
"The support I have felt this week is overwhelming," commented Blake. "Thank you everyone for this honor".
John is the first artist that has ever been presented with this award
NASHVILLE, TN – (January 17, 2012) – John Rich received the Randy Owen Angels Among Us Award during the Country Cares for St. Jude Kids® Seminar in Memphis, TN this past weekend. The award is presented to a member of the country music industry who demonstrates commitment and dedication to children battling cancer and other deadly disease at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Randy Owen, who founded the Country Cares program in 1989, gave the award to a country music artist for the first time.
Newcomer Categories Combined For One New Artist of the Year Award
Encino, CA (January 13, 2012) – The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country (GAC) announced today that for the fourth consecutive year, the newcomer category for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards — New Artist of the Year—will be opened up to interactive fan voting through VoteACM.com and GACtv.com/ACM, beginning Monday, January 16, 2012.
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