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20 items from 2017


Keith Urban Leads Acm Awards With Seven Nominations

16 February 2017 6:53 AM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

The day started off with a bang for the country music industry when Lady Antebellum took over “CBS This Morning” to announce the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards nominations. Leading the pack is Keith Urban, who scored seven nominations in five categories, including his seventh nom for Entertainer of the Year and tenth for […] »

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Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert Lead 2017 Acm Awards Nominees

16 February 2017 6:47 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Keith Urban leads the 2017 Acm awards nominees with seven, the Academy of Country Music announced Thursday morning. Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert followed closely behind with six nominations each.

Florida Georgia Line and Tim McGraw both received five nominations, while Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett and Chris Stapleton each earned three. Among Urban’s seven nominations is one for entertainer of the year, and his tenth nomination for male vocalist of the year.

Luke Bryan will return to co-host the awards for the fifth consecutive year, joined by Bentley for the second year in a row.

The 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards will broadcast from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on April 2 on CBS. The broadcast will be aired live at 8 p.m. on the East Coast, and delayed for West Coast viewers.

View the list of nominees below:

Entertainer of the year:

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Florida Georgia Line

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban

Male vocalist »

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2017 Acm Awards: Complete List of Nominations

16 February 2017 6:20 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The 2017 Acm Awards are just months away! Lady Antebellum announced the nominees in five categories—Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Vocal Duo of the Year, and Vocal Group of the Year—on CBS This Morning; Nancy O'Dell and Kevin Frazier revealed the rest of the honorees online. Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will co-host the show for the second consecutive year, which will be broadcast live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Apr. 2 at 8 p.m. Et on CBS. Keith Urban leads with seven nominations, followed by Miranda Lambert with six nominations. "I've been a musician since I was 6 years old," Urban tells E! News in a statement. »

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American Country Music Awards 2017: Nominees Announced with Keith Urban Leading the Pack

16 February 2017 6:00 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The American Country Music Awards have released its nominations and it’s a mix of veterans and the up-and-coming.

Keith Urban leads the nominations with a total of seven nominations in five categories, including his seventh nomination for entertainer of the year and his tenth for male vocalist of the year.

The ladies have tied, with Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris both earning six nominations each. Lambert, 33, has won seven times for  female vocalist of the year, and is up again for the honor. She received her fifth nomination in the album of the year category for The Weight of These Wings. »

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2017 Acm Awards nominations: Full list of Academy of Country Music nominees

16 February 2017 5:38 AM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Ten-time Acm Award winners Lady Antebellum helped announce this year’s contenders on “CBS This Morning” at Thursday, February 16, at 8:30am Eastern (delayed on the west coast). After that, at 8:50am Eastern (5:50am Pacific), “Entertainment Tonight” hosts Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier announced more contenders on ETonline.com. The Acm Award winners will be announced during […] »

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Acm Awards: Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley to Return as Co-Hosts

14 February 2017 9:42 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

Country superstars Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley are teaming up once again to host the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards. This marks the second time they are co-hosting the show. While Bentley made his hosting debut in 2016, this will be Bryan’s fifth year hosting.

The Acm and CBS made the announcement in a commercial during the Grammy Awards on Sunday night.

Lady Antebellum is scheduled to announce the first round of nominees Thursday during CBS This Morning. The award show will take place at the Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena and will air live April 2 on CBS.

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Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley to Co-Host Acm Awards

13 February 2017 8:29 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

This article originally appeared on EW.com. 

The boys are back in town. Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan will host the 52nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards for the second year in a row this April. The news was revealed during the Grammys live broadcast Sunday evening.

The two stars teamed up to host the show for the first time in 2016. It was Bentley’s first year helming the awards, but Bryan previously shared duties with Blake Shelton in 2015.

Who saw our commercial during the #GRAMMYs? Excited to welcome hosts @LukeBryanOnline & @DierksBentley back on 4/2! https://t.co/ba5eTLz »

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Five Things to Know About Brett Young, Country Music’s Newest Swoon-Worthy Star

10 February 2017 1:35 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

If you listen to country radio, you’ve no doubt heard Brett Young’s catchy No. 1 song “Sleep Without You,” and you probably can’t get it out of your head.

It was a surprising hit for the singer, who on Friday released his self-titled album — his first from a major record label.

“I think it was a very delayed reaction,” Young tells People of the song’s chart-topping status. “It’s one of those things where it doesn’t set in right away.”

Flash forward a few days and the California native found himself performing the hit in front of a large crowd, »

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Simone Biles and Shaq Have an Epic Encounter and More Star Moments at the Super Bowl

5 February 2017 3:04 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

On Sunday, millions of Americans tuned in to watch Super Bowl Li but there are a few lucky stars who snagged a ticket to watch the Big Game from the actual stands.

Of course, they aren’t the only big names in the building — there are a few famous faces that will be taking center stage at Houston’s Nrg Stadium. Country star Luke Bryan sang the national anthem, marking the first time in decades that a male singer has performed the challenging song ahead of the Big Game. Of course, he isn’t the only star during the Super »

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Why Newly Engaged Kelsea Ballerini Hasn’t ‘Even Thought About’ Wedding Plans Yet

31 January 2017 11:15 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

He may have called “Dibs” — but Kelsea Ballerini is putting wedding planning on the back burner for the time being.

“I’m not that girl at all,” the “Peter Pan” singer tells People of planning her big day with her fiancé, singer-songwriter Morgan Evans. “And I still haven’t even thought about it.”

Evans popped the question on Christmas Day with a cushion-cut diamond, complete with a halo of diamonds on a diamond band. “He did good!” Ballerini jokes of the massive rock.

And her husband-to-be — whom she met in March 2016 while hosting an award show in his native Australia »

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Why Lady Antebellum Needed Time Away From Their Kids to Make New Music (and Why They Won’t Go on the Road Without Them!)

30 January 2017 4:15 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

There’s a lot to love about being a mom or dad, but anyone who’s been there knows that diaper duty and midnight feedings can put a damper on the creative process.

So when the members of Lady Antebellum reunited after a year-long hiatus to work on their new album, they were given a little gift from their spouses: a brief vacation from parenting.

“We have an 11-month-old boy and he still wakes up in the middle of the night and super early,” lead singer and guitarist Charles Kelley told reporters at a Nashville press conference of his son Ward Charles. »

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How Lady Antebellum Got Their Groove Back: ‘Things Shifted from an Obligation to an Appreciation’

27 January 2017 4:45 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Charles Kelley admits there was a little pressure when he, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood got back together last fall to begin work on a new Lady Antebellum album after a year-long break. “We thought, ‘We can’t take this kind of time off and not just blow everybody away,'” Kelley told reporters at a recent press event in Nashville.

The trio had taken a time-out in 2015 after releasing five albums in six years, including 2010’s multi-platinum smash Need You Now. “We felt like our heart, creatively needed a break,” Kelley, 35, said. “And we felt like our fans needed a break from us. »

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My First Grammys: Why Kelsea Ballerini Is ‘Stoked’ to Represent Women After an Era of ‘Bro Country’

25 January 2017 11:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Yeah, Girl!

Since releasing her breakout LP The First Time in 2015, Kelsea Ballerini has become one of the most promising rising stars in country, culminating in her first Grammy nomination in December for Best New Artist.

The 23-year-old “Peter Pan” singer — and bride-to-be, following fiancé Morgan EvansChristmas Day proposal — spoke to People about what the honor means to her, and how she’s gearing up for Music’s Biggest Night.

The 59th Annual Grammys air Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. Et on CBS.

Nominations came out when she was in bed.

“I would love to say that I casually forgot »

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Sam Hunt Announces Headlining Tour, Shares New Single ‘Body Like a Back Road’

25 January 2017 8:35 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

This article originally appeared on EW.com.

Sam Hunt spent the last few summers opening for superstars like Kenny Chesney and Lady Antebellum, but this year his name will be the biggest on the marquee. The singer announced his own June-through-September headlining trek Wednesday morning.

“Buy Me A Boat” singer Chris Janson, Best New Artist Grammy nominee Maren Morris, and singer-songwriter Ryan Follese will join as openers. Tickets will go on sale Friday, Feb. 3; a full list of dates is below.

Hunt also revealed he would return to country radio next week. “Body Like a Back Road,” the first »

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Lady Antebellum Performs Brand New Tracks in Live Show, Announces World Tour

20 January 2017 12:55 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Lady Antebellum is back!

Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood hit the stage in Nashville, Tennessee, on Thursday night for an intimate performance of several new tracks from their upcoming album, Heart Break. The event was streamed on Facebook Live.

Off the new album, the trio played "This City," lead single "You Look Good," "Somebody Else's Heart," and the title track. Midway through the performance, they treated fans to an old favorite, "Bartender."

"Thank you guys for understanding that we needed to take a little break this past year or two and we're so excited about this new record we made," Kelley told the crowd. Later, the singer played bartender himself, offering Scott a swig of whiskey when she confessed, "my knees are shakin'."

Heart Break is due out on Jan. 9 and just before closing out the set, Haywood explained the significance behind the title.

"It's about letting your heart take a break," he said. "We »

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Lady Antebellum Returns to the Stage: ‘We’re More Excited Than We’ve Been in Years’

20 January 2017 11:00 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Midway through the group’s album preview party Thursday night, Lady Antebellum‘s Hillary Scott confided that her knees were shaking with nerves.

“Take a sip!” bandmate Charles Kelley urged her, holding up a glass of whiskey as Scott, 30, grimaced but obliged.

It’s been 16 months since the band went on hiatus to pursue other projects including Kelley’s solo effort, The Driver, and Scott’s gospel album, Love Remains, (both of which earned the singers Grammy nods), but they were clearly enjoying the excitement — and jitters — of their fresh start as they performed a handful of new songs in Nashville Thursday. »

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Lady Antebellum Returns After A Hiatus With New Single, “You Look Good”

19 January 2017 2:35 PM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Country band Lady Antebellum has returned to the music scene with a new single called “You Look Good.” Lady Antebellum Returns With New Single, “You Look Good” The hiatus they announced in 2015 went on a bit longer than expected, but the group is happy to be back together. During their time apart, bandmates Hillary Scott […]

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Lady Antebellum Return With A New Single: It’s Great To Get Back To ‘The Way We Started’

19 January 2017 1:05 PM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

Lady Antebellum has returned to fans with a brand new track. After taking a brief step away from the spotlight since fall 2015, Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of the popular country music group Lady Antebellum have released “You Look Good”, the first single off their upcoming sixth studio album, “Heart Break”, set to […] »

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Lady Antebellum Return with New Single, Album, and Tour

19 January 2017 10:17 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

This article originally appeared on EW.com.

After a brief hiatus, country trio Lady Antebellum are back with a new single, album, and tour.

Out June 9, Heart Break will be the group’s sixth studio album and the new single “You Look Good” will lead the collection.

“We knew right away that we had to name this album after a track that is a play on the word ‘heartbreak,’” singer Hillary Scott says in a statement released Thursday. ”It’s all about those personal growths everyone goes through and it was liberating to get back in the studio with Charles »

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Bailey Bryan ‘Own It’ Exclusive Video Premiere

5 January 2017 6:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Prepare to fall in love with country music’s newest leading lady, Bailey Bryan.

In an exclusive look at her debut music video “Own It,” Bryan, 18, shows wisdom beyond her years. Her first single, with deeply personal lyrics, encourages fans to embrace their flaws and acknowledge the things that make them who they are at the core.

“I wrote ‘Own It’ when I was just 16 and at the time I’d just recovered from spinal fusion surgery,” Bryan explained. “I have scoliosis and that was a really big transition phase in my life. At 16, you’re already trying to become more comfortable with yourself, »

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