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Kenny Chesney Launches “Big Revival Radio” on SiriusXM

Kenny Chesney Launches “Big Revival Radio” on SiriusXM

SiriusXM will launch “Big Revival Radio,” a limited-run channel featuring the music of eight-time CMA Award winner Kenny Chesney. “Big Revival Radio” will feature music spanning Chesney’s career through his new album The Big Revival,...Read full article... »

EPIC WAYLON JENNINGS AUCTION SCHEDULED FOR OCT. 5

EPIC WAYLON JENNINGS AUCTION SCHEDULED FOR OCT. 5

On Oct. 5, Guernsey’s auction house will host an unprecedented auction of more than 2,000 items owned by the late Country superstar Waylon Jennings. Inducted into CMA’s Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001, Jennings...Read full article... »

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED BRINGS LEE BRICE SONG TO LIFE

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED BRINGS LEE BRICE SONG TO LIFE

In the Aug/Sept 2014 issue of CMA Close Up, Lee Brice described “Girls in Bikinis,” a track from his new I Don’t Dance album, as “a very universal subject to write a song about.” His writing partners Rodney...Read full article... »

PHOTOS: LITTLE BIG TOWN, DARIUS RUCKER ANNOUNCE CMA AWARDS NOMINEES ON GMA

PHOTOS: LITTLE BIG TOWN, DARIUS RUCKER ANNOUNCE CMA AWARDS NOMINEES ON GMA

This week, the final nominees for 48th Country Music Association Awards in several categories were announced live by Darius Rucker and the members of Little Big Town on “Good Morning America” on ABC Television Network....Read full article... »

CARRIE UNDERWOOD HIT INSPIRES FOX MINI-SERIES

CARRIE UNDERWOOD HIT INSPIRES FOX MINI-SERIES

Watch out for “Two Black Cadillacs,” an upcoming six-hour mini-series to be produced by Fox based on the Platinum Carrie Underwood hit of the same name. Now in development, the series focuses on the relationship...Read full article... »

NATIONAL GUARDSMAN JOINS JOSH THOMPSON ONSTAGE

NATIONAL GUARDSMAN JOINS JOSH THOMPSON ONSTAGE

This weekend, Evan Masters, a soldier in the Minnesota Army National Guard, had the opportunity of a lifetime, sharing the stage with his favorite Country artist, Josh Thompson. Masters won a contest held in April...Read full article... »

MORE CASH FOR COUNTRY LOYALISTS

MORE CASH FOR COUNTRY LOYALISTS

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix has opened exhibits honoring the Carter Family and Johnny Cash. Located in MIM’s Artist Gallery, they provide guests with an overview of the musical careers of the artists...Read full article... »

JAKE OWEN THROWS DOWN AT BMI

JAKE OWEN THROWS DOWN AT BMI

After announcing across his social sites just days before, Country star Jake Owen threw a capacity crowd to Nashville’s BMI Building on Monday, Aug. 18, for a free concert and “beach party.” Highlights of the...Read full article... »

ALAN JACKSON BEGINS RESIDENCY AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM

ALAN JACKSON BEGINS RESIDENCY AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will unveil an exhibit highlighting Alan Jackson’s 25-year career on Aug. 29, 2014. Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin’ It Country is slated to run through March...Read full article... »

VIDEO: COUNTRY STARS STAND UP FOR ALMA MATERS ON ESPN

VIDEO: COUNTRY STARS STAND UP FOR ALMA MATERS ON ESPN

The new SEC Network will launch on Aug. 14 with the first of four documentaries about all 14 colleges in the Southeastern Conference “The Stars Are Aligned” profiles these schools through recollections by famous alumni,...Read full article... »

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