Low Down From Twang Town 

Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay, Chris Janson, and More Lead in CMA nominations

  • 6:39 am Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Staff Writer

CMA Awards are in November. The nominees were announced yesterday and there quite a few artists with multiple nominations! Here’s a breakdown of the the artists leading the pack.

Chris Stapleton: 5 Nominations
Entertainer of the Year
Single of the Year (“Broken Halos”)
Album of the Year (From A Room: Volume 2)
Song of the Year (“Broken Halos”)
Male Vocalist of the Year
Stapleton leads this year’s CMA Awards nominations with five, adding to his previous 11 nominations and seven wins. He lands his third consecutive nod for Entertainer of the Year in addition to nominations in the Single and Song of the Year categories for “Broken [More]

All 2018 CMA Nominations

  • 8:28 pm Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 by Staff Writer

This year’s CMA Awards are going to be INSANE!! Look at the list of CMA nominees that were announced Tuesday morning…

🏆 @LukeBryan, @DanAndShay & @Sugarland reveal this year's nominees on @GoodMorningAmerica and Facebook Live tomorrow morning.

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2018 CMA Nominees Announced

  • 8:37 am Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 by Staff Writer

The CMA Awards are this November and the nominees so far are:

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Kenny Chesney

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year:

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brothers Osborne

Dan & Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Maddie & Tae

Sugarland

Single of the Year

Chris Stapleton – Broken Halos

Midland – Drinkin’ Problem

Jason Aldean ft. Miranda Lambert – Drowns The Whiskey

FGL ft. Bebe Rexha – Meant To Be

Dan & Shay – Tequila

New Artist of the Year

Lauren Alaina

Luke Combs

Chris Janson

Midland

Brett Young

Male Vocalist of the Year

Dierks Bentley

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley Announced As CMA Hosts for 11th Year

  • 5:58 am Friday, August 3rd, 2018 by Staff Writer

Just announced yesterday, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are hosting the 52nd annual CMA Awards for the 11th time! Obviously there is s lot that goes into that night. It takes months if planning. Carrie is really looking forward to the lead up to the show. She says, “our planning time is, it’s a lot of work and it can be stressful, but it’s also fun too getting in the room with Brad and the writers and we’re just kind of swapping ideas – some good, some bad. [laughs]”

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Yodeling Boy, Mason Ramsey, Sings National Anthem CMA Fest, Nissan Stadium

  • 10:06 am Sunday, June 10th, 2018 by Staff Writer

One of the most nerve-wracking moments of a musicians career can be singing the National Anthem in front of thousands of people. Well Mason Ramsey conquered that moment very early on. He’s 11 years old and made it to the big stage of CMA Fest (that takes place in Nissan Stadium) to sing the National Anthem. A fan got it on video…

#11yrold #MasonRamsey #StarSpangledBanner 💫🇱🇷 #OutstandingJob 😍

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Carrie Underwood’s Son Welcomes CMA Fest Goers To Nashville

  • 5:47 am Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 by Staff Writer

This will definitely be the cutest thing you see, all day. This week starts CMA fest in Nashville which is one of the biggest Country Music Festivals in the country. Carrie Underwood took to Instagram, sharing a video of her son, Isaiah, standing on the famous Nashville pedestrian bridge, waving at people and giving high fives as they entered downtown Nashville. Carrie captioned the video with “Anyone see this on the bridge today? Isaiah wanted all the #cmafest goers to feel welcomed in our great city! 😂 #sweetboy #welcometonashville”

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Brothers Obsorne Uses Their Music To Pay Respects To Forefathers of Country Music

  • 6:29 am Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Brothers Osborne are definitely a little different when it comes to their music than a lot of the newer artists today. They’re more grungy country. They’re the most similar when it comes to comparing new country to the older country we had back in the day with the legends like Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, and so on. They appreciate those country music singers and stars that came before them and wish more artists today would name check and work with the country superstars of decades before now. John Osborne shares:

“We absolutely love traditional country music, seventies country music, eighties, nineties, [More]