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Interview: Dan + Shay’s ‘Magical’ Journey to the ACM Awards

“We wanted to write a love song and use our own personal experience to tell that story,” Shay said of “19 You + Me.” Their debut single, it appears on their album “Where It All Began,” which hit stores today.


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New Music to Know: How a Meeting Under a Tent Formed Dan + Shay

“Sometimes you’ve gotta take a chance, throw all your stuff in the back of the car and move there and live out of a suitcase for a while or live in a tent,” Dan said.


Charlie Worsham in Chicago (photo by Kurt Wolff/Radio.com)

New Music To Know: Charlie Worsham Gears Up, With A Little Help From Vince Gill

With his album Rubberband finally set for release August 20th, Mississippi native Charlie Worsham is excited. “I’m dying for folks to hear it,” he says of the album.


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Hunter Hayes Gets A Little ‘Crazy’ With Stevie Wonder During ACM Awards

Hunter Hayes pulled out all the stops for the premiere of his new song “I Want Crazy” on the ACM Awards.


Blake Shelton at ACMs

Who Does Blake Shelton Think Will Win ACM Entertainer Of The Year?

“Entertainer of the Year is voted on by fans, and when I saw my name in that category, I was excited to be considered.”


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Gloriana Advises ACM Award Nominees To ‘Enjoy The Moment’

“Don’t let the pressure and the nerves and stress and all that get to you and just really enjoy the moment,” Rachel Reinert said.


Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe

Ashley Monroe Ranks Miranda Lambert As ‘One Of the Best Performers’

“I think she’s so deserving of Entertainer of the Year and I know that it would mean the world to her if she got that,” she said.


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Gloriana Talks ‘Pressure’ And ‘Funny Debacles’ Of ACMs

“We couldn’t find our seat and the show had already started. We were those people that were like, ‘Excuse me, excuse me. Sorry.’ Everyone was having to stand up for us and it was very embarrassing. Pure Gloriana style,” Tom Gossin said.


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REWIND: The Band Perry Talks ‘Pioneer,’ Blake Shelton & Jason Aldean Discuss ACMs

Ahead of the ACMs this Sunday, we caught up with Blake Shelton and Jason Aldean to see how they’re feeling, and talked to The Bad Perry about their biggest record release yet.


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Stevie Wonder And Hunter Hayes To Perform Together At ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music announced during a conference call today that Hunter Hayes and Stevie Wonder will perform together during the live broadcast of the ACM Awards on April 7. According to R.A. Clark, […]


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Meet Blake Shelton’s Lumineers Tribute Band, The Chickeneers

Blake Shelton performed alongside Jimmy Fallon and Parks and Recreation’s Nick Offerman for a performance of The Lumineers’ “Ho, Hey.” Normal enough, except they were all wearing fluffy, yellow chicken costumes.


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REWIND: Blake Shelton And Thompson Square Talk New Albums

Blake Shelton is in the news a lot these days, and for good reason. The ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee is back on TV’s The Voice for a fourth season, and today he just […]


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Blake Shelton Talks New Album ‘Based On A True Story…’

He wouldn’t sing it if it wasn’t true. Or, at least, the fact that so many of the songs Blake Shelton chose for his latest studio album felt true to him is a big part […]


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Inside The ACM Entertainer Of The Year Nominees: Blake Shelton

Is Blake Shelton “America’s husband,” as one of our music experts describes him, or our “drunk uncle”? Either way, he’s one of the genre’s highest-profile (and most well-loved) artists today.


Jana Kramer (photo courtesy The New 103.7/Charlotte)

Jana Kramer Has A ‘Bluebird Cafe Moment’ And Unveils New Song ‘Darlin”

In what she called a “Bluebird Cafe moment,” referring to the famous country music songwriters’ haven in Nashville, ACM New Artist of the Year nominee Jana Kramer unveiled a brand-new song during a show in […]


Hunter Hayes

Behind The Song: Hunter Hayes’ ‘Wanted’ Gets Multiple ACM Award Nominations

Hunter Hayes‘ ACM Award-nominated song “Wanted” began simply as a way to tell a girl he was interested. “‘Wanted’ is very much a love letter. It was written basically just to tell a girl how I […]