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Garth Brooks

Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks Among ACM 50th Anniversary Milestone Award Recipients

Brooks and Dunn, Reba, Miranda Lambert, George Strait and Kenny Chesney are also among the seven artists honored by the Academy of Country Music with its 50th Anniversary Milestone Award.

03/25/2015

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley Hosting ACM Charity Motorcycle Ride & Concert

The ride will take place April 18 starting in Dallas.

03/18/2015

Miranda Lambert

ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Miranda Lambert

Lambert put out a classic album, raised money for dogs and opened a bed & breakfast. What did you do last year?

03/16/2015

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ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Jason Aldean

Aldean broke new musical ground again this year with his R&B-flavored hit single “Burnin’ It Down,” and the fans loved it.

03/16/2015

Garth Brooks

ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Garth Brooks

When it came time to emerge from his self-imposed retirement, Brooks chose to do so in a big—no, wait, make that HUGE—way.

03/16/2015

(Courtesy: Big Machine Label Group)

Behind the Song: The Cadillac Three – ‘The South’

An ode to the South, the Cadillac Three name-drop several Southern states that represent the lifestyle the trio grew up in.

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – ‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’

When Jaren Johnston, Tom Douglas and Jeffrey Steele initially wrote the ACM Award-nominated song “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” they never intended for it to be a duet.

03/16/2015

(Courtesy UMG Nashville)

Behind the Song: Keith Urban – ‘Cop Car’

“Never have I heard the song written from the point of view of a guy who’s in the back of a cop car with handcuffs on, watching a girl go completely redneck crazy at the cops,” Keith Urban said.

03/16/2015

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Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line – ‘Dirt’

Instead of riding the bro-country wave of success into more party anthems, FGL threw country music fans a curve ball with “Dirt,” the first single from the band’s sophomore album, the aptly-titled Anything Goes.

03/16/2015

(Courtesy of Capitol Nashville)

Behind the Song: Luke Bryan – ‘Drink A Beer’

“I walked up onto my tour bus that same night and played it for my bus driver and the band. I think it floored them too. We were blessed to get our hands on that one.”

03/16/2015

Miranda Lambert

Behind the Song: Miranda Lambert – ‘Automatic’

If you want to know how Miranda Lambert really feels about the current state of the world—particularly its reliance on technology—just listen to “Automatic.”

03/16/2015

Lee Brice

Behind the Song: Lee Brice – ‘I Don’t Dance’

“It’s really simple,” said Lee Brice of “I Don’t Dance,” his ACM Award-nominated song, “but it’s so true and to the point.”

03/16/2015

(Courtesy Big Machine Records)

Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line – ‘This Is How We Roll’

Sometimes all it takes for a hit song is writing it with your friends.

03/16/2015

Garth Brooks

ACM Awards: Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, More to Perform

The Academy of Country Music Awards are a month away and the first performers have just been announced.

03/11/2015

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert Among ACM Party for a Cause Performers

Additional performers include Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Clint Black, Kenny Rogers, Darius Rucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama and the Eli Young Band.

03/05/2015

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ACM Award Nominations: Complete List of 2015 Nominees

The 2015 ACM Award nominations were revealed Friday morning, with Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line topping the list. See all the ACM nominees.

01/30/2015

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