BMI Honors Carrie Underwood at 69th Annual NAB Dinner in Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada – April 26, 2017 – Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, honored music superstar Carrie Underwood at the 69th annual BMI/NAB Dinner held last night at the Wynn Encore in Las Vegas. Underwood was recognized with the BMI Board of Directors Award for the impact her music has had on the broadcast industry, as well as her many contributions as a songwriter. With her string of radio hits, groundbreaking videos and television performances, Underwood was the ideal recipient of the BMI/NAB honor. In addition, BMI took the opportunity to present Underwood with the latest three of her 14 career BMI songwriting awards for “Heartbeat,” “Little Toy Guns,” and “Smoke Break.” These awards are traditionally given out at BMI’s Country Awards Dinner in November, which Underwood was unable to attend due to her hosting preparation for
Nashville, TN – Coming off SOLD-OUT shows last week, RCA Nashville recording artist Jake Owen will perform his first ticketed headlining show in Nashville at Ascend Amphitheater on Thursday, April 27 th with a capacity crowd expected. Tickets on sale NOW. Click here . Owen is featured in The Tennessean . When CMA award-winning journalist Cindy Watts talked to him about embracing his heritage to give fans the sun-soaked songs they love the most, Owen said, “Most people who know me know I have such a respect and appreciation for great country music, but I’ve also learned how to respect it while still building a brand and feeling and vibe that I truly love to represent. I’m excited to share that with a lot of people. This is a really, really big deal to me.” Giving back is a huge focus in Owen’s life. Last Friday night at his sold-out show in Sayreville, NJ, he helped WKMK raise over $100,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude is also a beneficiary of T
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Tuesday, April 25, 2017) – Global superstar Shania Twain revealed new music news when making an appearance last night on NBC’s The Voice . While Shania served as a first-time-ever fifth judge on the hit show and a key advisor to the contestants, fans learned Shania’s “Life’s About to Get Good” is scheduled to hit country airwaves this June and her first album in 15 years is due out this September. When writing “Life’s About to Get Good,” Shania explains, “I was at home looking out at the ocean and I said to myself, ‘Here I am stuck in this past of negativity, but it’s so beautiful out. I’m not in the mood to write a ‘feeling-sorry-for-myself’ song.” The songwriter recognized that with all of the negative in life also comes the positive. “You can’t have the good without the bad. And that’s what the song ended up being about.” Shania, who recently appeared as a guest on CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden , plans to debut her new single during her h
Country music icon Clint Black will hit the road again, an extension of his “On Purpose” tour, on August 13 th in New Jersey. The tour will feature music from an historic career that has produced 22 #1 singles and made him one of the most successful singer/songwriters of the modern era, as well as songs from Black’s recently released album On Purpose . Tickets go on sale as of April 28 th “Performing live in concert is the most rewarding part of my career,” said Black. “It’s a chance every night, to connect with people through music and laughter in an exchange with the audience that goes beyond just playing music. For all of the travel and time away from our families, it’s that connection with the audience that makes it all worthwhile.” It is one of the most storied careers in modern music. Clint Black surged to superstardom as part of the fabled Class of '89, reaching #1 with five consecutive singles from his triple-platinum debut, Killin' Time . He follow
LEGENDARY ROCK AND ROLL SUPER STAR JOHN FOGERTY, COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME MEMBER BILL ANDERSON AND HIP-HOP/R&B GRAMMY WINNING ARTIST-PRODUCER TIMBALAND WERE SPECIAL GUESTS NASHVILLE, Tenn. The world-famous Tootsies Orchid Lounge in downtown Nashville was taken over last night by country superstar Brad Paisley and a few of his friends, including Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Fogerty, Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson and Hip-Hop/R&B artist-producer Timbaland. Earlier in the evening at the Country Music Hall of Fame, Paisley celebrated the release of his new album, LOVE AND WAR in tandem with the announcement of a partnership with the 2017 Sarah Cannon’s Band Against Cancer campaign Paisley and friends 90+ minute performance included Fogerty’s undeniable classics, Paisley’s hits and new songs from the just released LOVE AND WAR.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (April 18, 2017) – The show that made country music famous rolled out another surprise performance during Friday night’s Grand Ole Opry. Following surprise performances last week by Blake Shelton and the Oak Ridge Boys on Tuesday night’s Opry, superstar member Brad Paisley stopped by unannounced to celebrate the release of his new album LOVE AND WAR with his Opry family. Introduced by his co-writer friend and Opry legend Bill Anderson, Paisley explained to the audience that he and Anderson had penned a new song called “Dying To See Her” for Paisley’s new album which will be released April 21. The two performed the tune together, and Paisley added a sampling of his hits including his recent No. 1 from the album, “Today.” Paisley is set to return to the Opry for two shows May 6 . Tickets and ticket/album combo packages are available at opry.com . Paisley graces the cover of the Opry’s seasonal Inside the Circle magazine, part of the Opry’s new subscription box, th