Clint Black, Trisha Yearwood, Thomas Rhett, Hunter Hayes and Darius Rucker are also among the group of presenters.
In advance of the 50th ACM Awards this Sunday, Radio.com has compiled a who’s who of nominated country artists to help you follow along.
“I’ve been just so inspired by so many different things that I wanted to explore a different side of my voice, a more soul-filled side of my songwriting,” Rhett tells Radio.com.
Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell have been named the final nominees for the ACM New Artist of the Year Award.
Dierks Bentley and some friends got drunk on a plane.
The third annual Faster Horses Festival will return to Brooklyn, Mich. this July.
Thomas Rhett gives the Bruno Mars hit some country flavor.
The country duo just added plenty of dates to keep fans cruisin’ through 2015.
The eight semi-finalists include Brett Eldredge, Tyler Farr, Sam Hunt, Kip Moore, Thomas Rhett, Chase Rice, Cole Swindell and Dan + Shay.
Cole Swindell’s 2014 is one that dreams are made of, thanks to back-to-back No. 1 singles as well as additional songs of his cut by Thomas Rhett and Luke Bryan. As he tells Radio.com, a big smile across his face, “It’s been a heck of a year.”
Gorley was named 2014’s Songwriter of the Year, while Song of the Year went to Thomas Rhett’s “It Goes Like This.”
With the Grand Ole Opry about to turn 89, we asked Florida Georgia Line, Martina McBride, Lee Brice and many others if they felt it still resonated with today’s young artists and fans.
Justin Moore will be spending some more time on the road this fall, as today he announced he’s extending his Off the Beaten Path Tour through late November.
Gilbert calls a female friend, who calls her friends, and soon enough a string of trucks and cars are heading down a Southern dirt road on their way to a good time.
“I knew from the first time I heard it that I wanted it to be a single. It’s one of those tunes you can groove to. The guys like it, the girls like it. It’s just a fun one to sing along to,” Thomas Rhett said.
With T-Pain writing songs in Nashville, country artists using Auto-Tune, and EDM seeping onto country radio, has Music City gone crazy? Or are these developments simply a sign that the walls between musical genres aren’t as impenetrable as some might have thought?