“It reminds me of hanging out with friends, partying when life still felt innocent, simple and fun.”
They were just two of a handful of covers Lambert performed with Permanent Damage.
McBride is one of several artists responding to consultant Keith Hill’s comments that country radio needs to limit play of female artists, an argument that has come to be known as ‘saladgate.’
Weezer, Brantley Gilbert and more will also be in attendance—think rock meets country.
The concert airs tonight with performances by Alabama and Eli Young Band, Hunter Hayes and Brett Eldredge, Alan Jackson and Cole Swindell and more.
Underwood scored nods for both “Something in the Water” and “Little Toy Guns.”
“When you visit someone in the country, they better offer you a glass of iced tea—in a Mason jar, of course,” she said.
The tour will kick off in September.
Lambert’s song “Two of a Crime” from the forthcoming comedy film Hot Pursuit is unlike anything previously heard from the country singer.
“That was a scary thing to do for sure.”
“I have a product bag the size of Texas–just makeup and hair stuff and curling irons,” Lambert said.
The Guinness Book of World Records has recognized the ACMs and a slew of country music superstars for a host of accomplishments.
The Academy of Country Music promised its 50th anniversary show would be big, bold, loud and proud. The show we witnessed tonight more than delivered.
“Automatic” follows “The House That Built Me” and “Over You.”
Get the full winners list from the ACM Awards, held April 19 at 8 p.m. on CBS.
To get you ready for the ACMs being in Texas this year, we’ve put together a list of nine things you need to know about Texas music.