The 50th ACM Awards will be held next year not in Las Vegas but in Texas. And now the Academy has announced that tickets for that event are already sold out.
By winning the ACM Entertainer of the Year award, Strait proved that, while he may be winding down his final concert tour, the cowboy isn’t ready to ride away just yet.
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.
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 the 60 for 60 campaign that launched his 60th No. 1 hit, to the release of his album Love Is Everything, to being the recipient of the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award, 2013 was very good to George Strait.
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.
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.
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?
The best-selling country star, ‘Bakersfield’ champion and Time Jumpers bandmember is the latest musical legend to earn the Career Achievement Award from Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.
Family leader Willie Robertson, who sings lead, wrote “Ragin’ Cajun Redneck Christmas” with Nashville songwriter Dallas Davidson, who’s written a number of hits for Lady Antebellum and Luke Bryan.
George Strait, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Reba McEntire, and Alabama have now been added to the November concert in Nashville honoring country legend George Jones, who passed away this past April.
The 26 new dates will feature big guests each night, including Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Ronnie Dunn, Vince Gill, Merle Haggard, Miranda Lambert and more.
Indie rock reigns this week as Vampire Weekend debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 134,000 copies of the band’s third album, ‘Modern Vampires of the City’, according to data from Nielsen SoundScan.
Straits current single “Give It All We Got Tonight” tops the Mediabase country singles chart as the most-played song on country radio last week, giving the Country Music Hall of Fame member his 60th No. 1 hit.
Every Tuesday, Dan Weiss runs down the week’s new full-length music releases, from charting hits to more obscure depths, the underrated and the overrated.
In a series of recent interviews, Radio.com chatted with country stars about George Strait. Their stories about King George and his music are further proof why he’s among the most revered artists in country.