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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony used to be a drunken, freewheeling event that would stretch to all hours of the night. Today it’s an arena-rock spectacle with stunning moments that won’t soon be forgotten.
Imagine Dragons and Lorde lead the nominations with 12 of the 40 award categories with Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis following close behind with 11, 10 and 8 noms respectively.
Miranda Lambert’s new album “Platinum” will feature big-name stars in addition to the ACM female vocalist of the year.
Radio.com was in Las Vegas, at the ACM Party for a Cause, on the red carpet, at the awards show and in the press room covering the event. Here are 10 things that CBS didn’t show you on television.
“It’s drama, and it’s dark,” said Underwood about “Two Black Cadillacs,” her ACM Award-nominated song. And, she added, “you have to listen to the whole thing,” because you’ll be “sucked in.”
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The theme of this year’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum benefit is Songtellers (A LARGE Intimate Evening), and participants include Urban, Vince Gill, Reba, Kacey Musgraves, Brantley Gilbert and Ronnie Milsap. See the full list of performers.
Rascal Flatts, Kris Kristofferson, the late Jack Clement, producer Dann Huff and songwriter Shane McAnally are also among those receiving off-camera awards from the Academy of Country Music this year.
It’s easy to forget that most of those songs that make you dance and cry and laugh and love are written by filthy rich, savvy business people.
“Platinum” will reportedly include 16 songs, half of which she wrote or cowrote and one of which features Carrie Underwood. Lambert also revealed the album’s cover art.
Haggard, Strait, Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum and The Band Perry are the first artists announced for an “All-Star Salute to the Troops” concert that will air in May on CBS.
“I have been blessed with so many amazing things in my life and I’ve always been taught to receive much, you must give much,” she said.
“As far as my nails, I like being dramatic onstage and having fun and doing something that I might not do in my everyday life. It’s all about playing a character. I would definitely throw on my shade, my signature shade, for something a little darker,” Underwood said.
Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and Blake Shelton were among the artists who walked away big winners tonight (Dec. 10) during the fourth annual American Country Awards in Las Vegas.
As you ready for a feast this Thanksgiving, some of music’s most notable stars will be gearing up for some big performances. Put the turkey in the oven and take a spot on the couch for these performances and specials.
“I do hope it works for Carrie, because she’s lovely and I’m a fan,” said Andrews. “I wish her well.”