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.
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.
Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have also been added to the already impressive bill of the television special, which airs in May. LL Cool J and actor Chris O’Donnell will host.
Filmed during one of his annual spring break concerts in Florida, the new video intertwines beach party scenes with footage of Bryan in the studio.
The three ACM New Artist of the Year finalists — Brett Eldredge, Justin Moore and Kip Moore — have now been added to the bill of the ACM Fan Jam.
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.
“I just kind of stumbled into doing the spring break concerts,” Bryan said in his latest LBTV episode, “and here we are on the sixth spring break album. It’s fun.”
Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan have a tractor-trailer party in their new video complete with some impressive tricks from X Games champion Travis Pastrana and The Nitro Circus.
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.
No one can argue that in 2013, Luke Bryan had the year of his life. He sold out a tour, he released a first-week million selling album and he crashed everyone’s party.
“I feel like year after year we get a little bit better at writing for this,” Bryan said of his ‘Spring Break’ series. “I think with these new songs I would be proud to put them on any album we release.”
“Just getting to write songs out on the road like that, that’s what got me started,” Swindell told Radio.com. “Everybody has their own path and mine started through songwriting.”
Bryan’s night at the 2014 ACM Awards just got busier. Not only is he cohosting the award show, but he’s also performing at the nearby Fan Jam.
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.
The Daytona 500 is set to take place next month, and headlining the pre-show festivities is one of the biggest stars on the current country landscape, Luke Bryan.
After a successful first night of Bryan’s 2014 That’s My Kind of Night Tour, part of the stage collapsed and four workers were injured. Tonight’s show has now been postponed.
During a live press conference, Bryan announced new dates for his 2014 That’s My Kind of Night Tour and named some of the supersized venues he’ll be playing, which include NFL stadiums and the Hollywood Bowl.