Country Music News

"She's the Real Deal": Keith Urban Brags on Maren Morris's Success at the CMA Noms

Columbia NashvilleKeith Urban couldn’t be prouder, as his Ripcord World Tour-mate walks away with most-nominated status at this year’s CMA Awards. Maren Morris equals both Eric Church and Chris Stapleton, grabbing five nods, while her Australian-superstar boss nabs four, including one for the covete […]

How Sam Hunt Made History with "Make You Miss Me"

ABC/Image Group LAAs “Make You Miss Me” ascends to the top of the country chart this week, Sam Hunt also makes history. He becomes the first solo male ever to chart four number-one singles from his debut album on the Billboard Country Airplay chart.    “Leave the Night On,” “House Party” and “Take Y […]

CMA Excitement Overload: Even Keith Urban, Cam and Dierks Bentley Aren't Exempt

Country Music AssociationMoments after announcing the nods for the 50th Annual CMA Awards live Wednesday on Good Morning America, both Dierks Bentley and Cam were still clutching the cards that revealed they're up for the Country Music Association’s yearly honors. “I'm keeping these at the house, no […]

Goin' Honky Tonkin': Dan+Shay Plan Their ACM Honors After-Party

EWarner Music Nashvillearly Tuesday evening, Dan+Shay performed on the ACM Honors at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. But before the show, Shay Mooney’s thoughts were already drifting to the after-party. “Are you talking about performing, or as far as like later tonight?” he joked, when asked […]

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Though the Statler Brothers charted their first hit with "Flowers on the Wall" in 1965, they didn't hit number one on the country chart until they released this song in 1978. Can you name it? ANSWER:  "Do You Know You Are My Sunshine." Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights rese […]

Maren Morris and Eric Church Lead 50th Annual CMA Award Nominations

Courtesy Country Music Association Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban are your Entertainer of the Year nominees for this year’s CMA Awards. Maren Morris, Chris Stapleton, Eric Church, Dierks Bentley and Carrie Underwood are among the artists scoring multiple […]

Why Keith Urban, Little Big Town and Dierks Bentley Are Performing David Bowie at the Ryman

Capitol NashvilleAt Tuesday night's 10th Annual ACM Honors show at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, not only did a who's who of country stars tape an upcoming CBS special, some of them also pre-recorded their performance for next week’s Stand Up to Cancer telecast.  “We're gonna get to do a ve […]

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley and Cam will reveal the major nominations for The 50th Annual CMA Awards Wednesday morning during the 8:30 a.m. hour of Good Morning America. You can check out the rest of the nods immediately after on the GMA website. Newcomers Runaway […]

Luke Bryan Hits a Home Run at Wrigley Field

ABC/Image Group LAThough he’s not usually playing on the baseball diamond, Luke Bryan can officially say he’s hit a home run at Wrigley Field. This Saturday, the CMA Entertainer of the Year managed a sell-out during his first show at the home of the Chicago Cubs. You can get a taste of the Georgia n […]

Cam Prepares to Burn Down the House on First Headlining Tour

Arista NashvilleCam will soon be bringing her “Burning House” to a city near you! Once the California native wraps her summer trek with Dierks Bentley, she’ll embark on her very first headlining tour, named for her breakthrough hit. The Burning House Tour will stop in a dozen cities around the count […]