The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.
The good, the bad and the shocking from the ACMs red carpet.
These new additions will join such previously announced performers as Dierks Bentley, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, George Strait and Lady Antebellum.
This week, Blake Shelton became the record holder for the most consecutive No. 1 songs in country airplay history.
Some songs can take a bit of time to really sink in and win over fans as well as the artists. That wasn’t the case, though, with “Mine Would Be You,” the No. 1 hit from Blake Shelton.
The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.
When Twitter first launched on March 21, 2006, no one really thought about their first tweet and what it would mean, historically speaking. Least of all musicians.
“‘Boys Round Here’ pretty much represents who I am as a human being,” Shelton said of his ACM Award-nominated hit. Songwriter Dallas Davidson and producer Scott Hendricks offer details on the story behind the song.
ACM Awards Performers to Include Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Strait & More
Nominees Aldean, Bryan, Lambert, Shelton, Strait, Keith Urban and the Band Perry will perform live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas during the 49th ACM Awards on April 6.
From his hit-packed new album to his national tour and his role as country ambassador on TV’s “The Voice,” 2013 proved to be a strong year for Blake Shelton. Watch our video profile of this ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee and get the details.
Shelton will now make stops in New York to play Madison Square Garden, Chicago at Wrigley Field and Los Angeles at the Hollywood Bowl.
Blake Shelton may still be ‘Ten Times Crazier’ than the average country artist, but he’s got a sweet side, too, which is on full display in the video for his latest single, “Doin’ What She Likes.” Though, of course, there is a twist….
After appearing together on the GRAMMYs, country legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson are reportedly moving ahead with a collaborative recording project.
Additional artists receiving multiple nominations include Lee Brice, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker. See the nomination list, including all the 2014 Entertainer of the Year nominees.
This year it seemed like the words “And the GRAMMY goes too” were hardly uttered during the night’s live broadcast, leaving plenty of room for the performances, which there were 20 of. All of which we ranked.
Shelton announced the first set of cities for his 2014 Ten Times Crazier tour, which kicks off in June. “I cannot wait to get back out on the road,” he said.
Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson & Blake Shelton to Perform Together at 2014 GRAMMYs
A special GRAMMY Moment performance will feature Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Blake Shelton performing on stage together. Also see a list of all country GRAMMY nominees.