CMT TO PREMIERE VIDEO FOR “DON’T LET ME BE LONELY” NASHVILLE, TN – (October 29, 2013) – CMA nominated superstar sibling trio, The Band Perry, announced today that tickets for the Canadian leg of their We Are Pioneers World Tour will go on sale beginning November 1st at 10:00AM local time. Starting today, October 29th, a fan club presale begins for members of The Fans Perry. VIP packages are also available for purchase beginning today and are available to The Fans Perry as well as the general public. Information regarding ticket purchase can be found at www.thebandperry.com. Ticket on sales for the US leg of the We Are Pioneers World Tour 2014 will follow throughout November and December. Sign up at www.thebandperry.com for future on sale updates." Citi is the official credit card of The Band Perry's "We Are Pioneers" US tour. Citi cardmembers have access to presale tickets beginning November 6th at 10AM local time through Citi's Private Pass Progra
KENNY ROGERS TO RECEIVE WILLIE NELSON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN STAR-STUDDED TRIBUTE DURING “THE 47TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK Lady Antebellum and The Band Perry Will Also Perform During the Three-Hour Gala; Previously Announced Performers Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban Will Take the Stage Together During "Country Music’s Biggest Night™" NASHVILLE – Newly inducted Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers will receive The Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award during “The 47th Annual CMA Awards” airing Wednesday, Nov. 6 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. Rogers will be honored with a star-studded tribute featuring performances by Jennifer Nettles, Rascal Flatts, and Darius Rucker. “Kenny Rogers is a living legend and Country Music trailblazer,” said Ed Hardy, President of the CMA Board of Directors. “He is more than deserving of this honor and what is sure to be a stellar tribute. He represents ev
NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR FOURTH ANNUAL “AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS” AIRING LIVE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, ON FOX Taylor Swift Earns Eight Nominations; Florida Georgia Line and Blake Shelton Garner Seven Nominations Each Vote for Your Favorite Country Music Nominees Online at www.theacas.com Nominations have been announced for the fourth annual AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS, hosted by multi-Platinum® recording artist Trace Adkins and NASCAR superstar Danica Patrick. The special will air live from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas Tuesday, Dec. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Taylor Swift leads the AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS nominees with eight nominations; Florida Georgia Line and Blake Shelton each earned seven nominations. Starting today, fans can vote once each day for their favorite AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS nominees at www.theacas.com. Voting is open until Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 11:59 PM PT for all categories, except for Artist of the Year, which closes on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 11:59 PM PT.
THE BLUEGRASS ALBUM TOPS BILLBOARD’S BLUEGRASS CHART FOUR WEEKS IN A ROW Jackson Performs Tuesday on Late Show With David Letterman and Next Week on CMA Awards The Bluegrass Album Featured on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction This Week NASHVILLE, TN (Oct. 28, 2013) As Alan Jackson’s The Bluegrass Album spends its fourth week at the top of Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums sales chart, the country superstar takes the stage at New York’s world famous Carnegie Hall tonight, October 28. The special night of music will feature songs from The Bluegrass Album; Jackson will be joined by the noted bluegrass musicians that are featured on the album. Following his Carnegie Hall concert, Jackson will appear Tuesday, October 29, on CBS’ Late Show With David Letterman (11:35pm ET/PT), performing “Blacktop” from The Bluegrass Album. Next week, Jackson will be featured on ABC’s telecast of The 47th Annual CMA Awards as he and George Strait, the two top nominees in CMA Awards history, perform together in a tr
Taylor Swift has been in Cape town, South Africa filming The Giver. Producer Nikki Silver posted a photo of Taylor last Friday and wrote: “Emotional scenes today by @taylorswift13 @TheJeffBridges @brentonthwaites! Great having the whole Giver family together. @thegivermovie” Swift wears a dark wig for her role. The Giver also stars Katie Holmes, Jeff Bridges, Brenton Thwaites, Meryl Streep, Alexander Skarsgard and Cameron Monaghan.
Nashville - (October 19, 2013) – Superstar and ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan kept fans on their feet during two sold-out concerts this weekend at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The shows were a part of Luke’s “Dirt Road Diaries Tour,” which has sold-out all concerts in advance, including a five minute sell-out for both Nashville shows. Support acts this weekend included Florida Georgia Line and Thompson Square on Friday and Cole Swindell and Dierks Bentley tonight. Special guests on Friday’s show included Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum who performed with Luke on his No. 1 hit “Do I,” a song they co-wrote together. Also, backstage tonight Luke’s record label Capitol Nashville presented him with a Platinum plaque celebrating sales of one million albums in just six weeks on his recent release Crash My Party. The album debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Country sales charts with 527,783 units sold, making it the biggest sales debut f
LUKE BRYAN ANNOUNCES NEW HEADLINE TOUR TO LAUNCH IN JANUARY “THAT’S MY KIND OF NIGHT TOUR” Nashville - (October 17, 2013) – ACM Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan announced today a new headline tour will launch the first of 2014, “That’s My Kind of Night Tour.” The tour will kick-off its first leg on January 16 in Columbus, Ohio at the Schottenstein Center and will perform eighteen shows through March 8 and will feature Lee Brice and Cole Swindell. Luke’s current tour, the “Dirt Road Diaries Tour,” began this past January and has sold-out all shows in advance, including the upcoming double plays in Nashville, Tenn. and Tampa, Fla. The “Dirt Road Diaries Tour” wraps on October 26 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Luke is currently nominated for three CMA Awards, Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist and Musical Event for “The Only Way I Know” with Jason Aldean and Eric Church. The show will air live on ABC on Nov.6 from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Luke also has two nomination
THE TAYLOR SWIFT EDUCATION CENTER (IN THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM) GRAND OPENING SET FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12TH SWIFT ADDS FOURTH AND FIFTH SHOWS TO 2014 LONDON O2 ARENA RUN IN RESPONSE TO HUGE FAN DEMAND Nashville, TN – October 9, 2013 – On Sunday, October 13th, the Nashville Songwriters Association International will name seven-time GRAMMY winner Taylor Swift their 2013 Songwriter/Artist of the Year. Taylor’s 6th time to win the award, she will have now won this award more times than any other songwriter/artist, surpassing five-time winners Vince Gill and Alan Jackson. She remains the youngest artist ever to earn the award. The Songwriter/Artist of the Year Award recognizes “most prolific and productive Nashville writers who achieved Top 30 singles during the past year.” Taylor, whose RED album reached #1 in 50 countries, created and placed 14 Top 30 songs on the charts from July 2012 through June 2013. RED, released on Big Machine Records, has sold more than 6 mi
TIM MCGRAW, CHASE AND THE U.S. NAVY BRING FREE CONCERT TO JACKSONVILLE FOR MILITARY MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES TO CELEBRATE VETERANS DAY Nashville, TN- Oct. 9, 2013- Country superstar Tim McGraw is set to perform a special concert in Jacksonville, FL on Sunday, Nov. 10 for military members and their families at U.S. Naval Station Mayport to celebrate Veterans Day. "Chase Presents Live From The HomeFront: Tim McGraw" will also be broadcast live on the Pentagon Channel and online at TimMcgraw.com and http://www.youtube.com/user/timmcgraw starting at 8:45 PM EST, bringing the concert to fans worldwide. "It's easy for me to show up and play music to honor the men and women who have the really tough jobs," said McGraw. "To me, it's just one small thing I can do to help show how much we appreciate what they put on the line and what these families sacrifice every single day. Since we started this program 18 months ago, I have had the privilege of meeting ma
NASHVILLE, TN (October 7, 2013) Blake Sheltons sold out Ten Times Crazier tour wrapped up this weekend with his final performance in Wichita, Kan. bringing the critically acclaimed concert series to a close. The 30-date tour, which kicked off in July, was praised by fans and critics alike with the reigning CMA Entertainer and Male Vocalist of the Year selling out amphitheaters and arenas across the U.S. I must thank my band and crew for making this tour my best. They go out every night and give their all not only to me, but to the fans, and having them on stage and backstage with me every night makes me want to give more and push myself creatively, said Blake. Of course my fans, those rowdy, crazy, fun-loving folks that come out and sing every song, and laugh at my jokes, and toast with me they keep me going every night - I love you guys. Thank you for making Ten Times Crazier Tour my biggest tour yet. I cant wait to see you next year! Blake Shelton is CMA Awar