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 Band Perry will officially kick off the 2014 ACM Awards with a performance of their latest single. Also, two Entertainer of the Year nominees artists will pay tribute to Merle Haggard.
The legendary artist will receive the Crystal Milestone Award during this year’s ACMs. Haggard is also the subject of the upcoming tribute album “Working Man’s Poet,” featuring many top country stars.
“My window is now probably between April and September to really get in and get it done. I don’t know exactly what it’s going to look like. I’m listening to a lot of songs right now and I’m really loving what I’m hearing.”
Jay Leno hosted “The Tonight Show” for the final time last night, and among his guests was one of country music’s biggest stars. What song do you think Garth played?
After staging stadium shows in Ireland in 1997, Brooks announced today he’s returning to the same venue this summer for two ‘comeback’ concerts in July at Dublin’s Croke Park.
“I just [find] her magnetic on so many levels,” Urban says of “Royals” singer Lorde. “She has a lot of artistic depth and gravitas for someone at that age.”
Today (December 11) he called into Minneapolis’ BUZ’N 102.9 (a Radio.com station) and shared what to expect from his new music and how, if at all, he has changed since his retirement.
“We’re going on a world tour in 2014,” Brooks said during an announcement this morning. “It begins.”
It seems Garth Brooks has gotten started and doesn’t want to stop. Days after ending his solo residency at Wynn Las Vegas, the country icon announced that he’ll be returning in 2014 with his full band.
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.
With Tim McGraw hitting No. 1 (again), Garth Brooks about to release a new box set, and others like Joe Diffie and Marty Brown gaining new fans, we have to wonder: Is country music in the midst of a 1990s comeback?
Dubbed Playin’ Possum: The Final No-Show, the Jones tribute concert lasted four hours and welcomed more than 100 artists to to perform 48 Jones hits.
Titled ‘Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades of Influences,’ the box set will include Brooks covering 40 songs from artists who have influenced him, many of which he has already performed during his Vegas residency.
During our Country Jet Set Tour, we stopped in Louisiana to catch up with Dustin Lynch, who’s currently on Keith Urban’s Light the Fuse Tour. He talked about how he’s constantly tweaking his set based on venues and audience reactions.
While many speculated that new music from Garth Brooks was on the way, today comes the announcement of Brooks’ Black Friday concert special.
“It Ain’t All Bad” might be Wariner’s first vocal album in eight years, but that doesn’t mean the chart-topping, GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist been on vacation. “I’ve been writing a lot, ” he told Radio.com.