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Everything You Need to Know About the 52nd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

Everything You Need to Know About the 52nd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

From nominations and notes to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about the 2018 CMA Awards. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Time: 7 p.m.–10 p.m. CT Location: Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Television Station: ABC Hosts: Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley Red Carpet: 5:30 p.m. CT on ABC’s YouTube Channel & CMAawards.com…MORE

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton kicked off the holiday season with her annual Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on Nov. 9. In addition to a performances by Dolly with her brother Randy and several nieces, Dolly opened the park’s newest expansion, Glacier Ridge, a “frosted version of the Smoky Mountains” that features a…MORE

Dustin Lynch, Carly Pearce, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town & More Announced as Presenters at CMA Awards

Dustin Lynch, Carly Pearce, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town & More Announced as Presenters at CMA Awards

The Country Music Association announced the presenters for the 52nd annual CMA Awards on Nov. 14: Jimmie Allen, Bobby Bones, Kane Brown, Sharna Burgess, Olivia Culpo, Mackenzie Foy, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Carly Pearce, Dennis Quaid, Lionel Richie, Noah Schnapp, Rita Wilson and Trisha Yearwood. Performers for the CMA Awards…MORE

Brothers Osborne Extend Headlining Tour Into 2019 With More Than 40 Shows

Brothers Osborne Extend Headlining Tour Into 2019 With More Than 40 Shows

Brothers Osborne added more than 40 dates to their headlining World Tour in 2019, including stops in Chicago, Boston, New York, Nashville, Atlanta, Las Vegas and more. Wild Feathers, Ruston Kelly, Devon Gilfillian and Lucie Silvas will join the Brothers on select dates. Tickets go on sale on Nov. 16. Brothers Osborne World Tour Nov.…MORE

Blake Shelton Wins 2018 People’s Choice Awards

Blake Shelton Wins 2018 People’s Choice Awards

The winners for the 2018 People’s Choice Awards—voted on by we the people—were announced on Nov. 11. On the country music front, Blake Shelton bested Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett for Country Artist of 2018, while Keith Urban was out-voted by Shawn Mendes in the all-genre Male Artist of the Year…MORE

Trisha Yearwood to Release Frank Sinatra Tribute Album, “Let’s Be Frank”

Trisha Yearwood to Release Frank Sinatra Tribute Album, “Let’s Be Frank”

Start spreading the news: Trisha Yearwood will release her first full-length studio album in more than 10 years with Let’s Be Frank, a collection of tune made famous by Frank Sinatra. The album will be available on Dec. 20 via Williams-Sonoma and everywhere on Feb. 14. “I’ve done some standards over the years in my…MORE

CMA Awards Announce Additional Performers, Including Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris, Lauren Alaina, Brad Paisley & More

CMA Awards Announce Additional Performers, Including Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris, Lauren Alaina, Brad Paisley & More

The Country Music Association announced another round of performers for the 52nd annual CMA Awards: Lauren Alaina, Brad Paisley, Ricky Skaggs, and Chris Stapleton with Maren Morris and Mavis Staples. Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Florida…MORE

Justin Moore to Host “Veterans Day Salute” Across Cumulus Stations

Justin Moore to Host “Veterans Day Salute” Across Cumulus Stations

Justin Moore will host the inaugural Veterans Day special across select Cumulus platforms on Monday, Nov. 12. Tune in at noon (all time zones) to hear A Veterans Day Salute with Justin Moore as he performs some of his hits, including “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away” and “Small Town USA.” In addition, he’ll perform…MORE

Kelsea Ballerini Comes Out Swinging in New Video for “Miss Me More” [Watch]

Kelsea Ballerini Comes Out Swinging in New Video for “Miss Me More” [Watch]

Kelsea Ballerini isn’t pulling any punches in her new video for “Miss Me More,” which is currently No. 44 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart after two weeks. “Miss Me More,” which was penned by Kelsea, David Hodges and Brett McLaughlin, is featured on Kelsea’s 2017 sophomore album, Unapologetically. The tune follows previous single “I Hate Love…MORE

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