January 3rd, 2011 - Several country artists head to L.A. this week for the 37th People's Choice Awards, hosted by Queen Latifah.
Tim McGraw – Favorite Male Artist
Carrie Underwood – Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Country Artist, Favorite TV Guest Star (for How I Met Your Mother)
Taylor Swift – Favorite Female Artist, Favorite Country Artist
Lady Antebellum – Favorite Country Artist
Rascal Flatts – Favorite Country Artist
Keith Urban – Favorite Country Artist
The People’s Choice Awards broadcasts live on CBS beginning at 9PM Eastern this Wednesday, January 5th.
Tim announces 2011 "Emotional Traffic" tour launching this Spring with special guests Luke Bryan and The Band Perry
January 2nd, 2011 - Tim McGraw, named country music's No. 1 touring act of 2010 by Billboard, announced today that he and his band, the Dancehall Doctors, will return to the road this spring. The "Emotional Traffic Tour" will feature special guests Luke Bryan and The Band Perry. Dates for the extensive North American run will be announced shortly.
Organization Honors Singer Lee Brice and Songwriters Doug Johnson, Tim James
December 15, 2010 - It wasn't the height Lee Brice's "Love Like Crazy" reached on the Billboard charts that BMI celebrated Tuesday (Dec. 14) but rather the length of time the song spent there -- a record-setting 56 weeks.
The previous record holder was Eddy Arnold's "Bouquet of Roses," which occupied the charts for 54 consecutive weeks in 1948-49.
December 2nd, 2010 - LeAnn received a Grammy nomination for Swingin’ in the “Best Female Country Vocal Performance” category. LeAnn took home the Grammy Awards in this category back in 1997 (Blue) as well as the “Best New Artist” award.
Also, congratulations to WORD Records on Diamond Rio’s nomination in the “Best Southern, Country, Or Bluegrass Gospel Album” category—the nomination is for their album The Reason.
The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards will air live February 13th on CBS.
December 1st, 2010 - Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® has announced the performers for its CRS 2011 New Faces of Country Music Show® to be held Friday, March 4, 2011, at the Nashville Convention Center.
Curb Records' Lee Brice as announced as on of the 2011 New Faces performersas well as The Band Perry (Republic Nashville), Easton Corbin (Mercury Nashville), Jerrod Niemann (Sea Gayle/Arista Nashville) and Josh Thompson (Columbia Nashville).
November 29th, 2010 - Join LeAnn Rimes and other Country Music stars including Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Kellie Pickler, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Sheryl Crow and Sugarland as they perform classic Christmas songs and share treasured holiday memories on the first ever CMA Country Christmas!
CMA Country Christmas
TONIGHT - Monday, November 29th
9:30 | 8:30c
November 9th, 2010 - New EP releases, Unmistakable: Inspiration and Unmistakable: Drive, are both available digitally beginning today from Jo Dee Messina! The new releases complete the Trilogy set that originally launched with Unmistakable: Love which debuted earlier this Spring.
Inspiration includes 8 tracks including two live, acoustic bonus tracks of “Even Got Must Get The Blues” along with “Bring On The Rain”. Buy Now