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  • CBS, ACM Bring New Twist to Musical Salute to Military Members

    It started as a joint effort by CBS and the Academy of Country Music to mount a musical salute to the troops to coincide with Armed Forces Day on May 17. It wouldn't have been hard to find country stars willing to participate in such a special. But as...
  • Golden Globes Rights Dispute: HFPA Says It's 'Hostage' to Dick Clark Prods.

    The long battle over the rights to the Golden Globe Awards went to a federal appellate court on Wednesday, as the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. argued that a lower court erred in ruling that Dick Clark Prods. could produce the HFPA's lucrative awards...
  • Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood Say Bye-Bye to The Bu (EXCLUSIVE)

    SELLERS: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood LOCATION: Malibu, CA PRICE: $7,500,000 SIZE: 4,236 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Several months ago heavily lauded country music veterans Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood -- together...
  • One of country music's youngest stars ever to play Christmas show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

     
    A singer who was one of the youngest country music stars ever and later developed a pop career will play a Christmas-time show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center -- her first Lehigh Valley show in 17 years -- it was......
  • George Strait takes entertainer trophy at 49th ACM Awards

    George Strait takes entertainer trophy at 49th ACM Awards
    The cowboy rides away a winner, as veteran Texas singer George Strait collected the top honor for entertainer of the year Sunday at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. The fan-voted award comes as Strait is in the midst of his...
  • Complete list of nominees for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards

    Complete list of nominees for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards
    Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Luke Bryan Miranda...
  • Grammys 2014: Rehearsals are the usual whirlwind, then another show

    Grammys 2014: Rehearsals are the usual whirlwind, then another show
    Every Grammy Awards telecast is a production nightmare: three-plus hours of multiple live music performances, unpredictable stage antics and rambling acceptance speeches. But this year's production, which airs Sunday night from the Staples Center in...
  • Joe Diffie's radio recovery

    Joe Diffie's radio recovery
    Almost 20 years after Joe Diffie's career peaked, and then sank, the music gods smiled on the country singer. It came in the form of "1994," written by Thomas Rhett (Rhett Akins' son), and released by Jason Aldean as a single. "1994, Joe Diffie comin'...
  • Willie Nelson to show classic side with 'Stardust' at the Bowl

    Willie Nelson to show classic side with 'Stardust' at the Bowl
    Willie Nelson didn't get labeled an outlaw for nothing. Having turned his back on the Nashville-based country music establishment that tried to reign him in as a performer in the 1960s, Nelson hit his stride in the 1970s with a series of singles and...
  • Lady Antebellum enters 'Golden' days

     Lady Antebellum enters 'Golden' days
    The edgeless pop-country trio Lady Antebellum is responsible for some of the smoothest, most elegantly rendered singles of the last five years: "I Run to You," "Just a Kiss" and especially "Need You Now," the 2010 smash that reached No. 2 on the Hot 100...
  • With an app, Wham City finds its mainstream breakthrough

    With an app, Wham City finds its mainstream breakthrough
    At last month's Academy of Country Music Awards, Brad Paisley performed his single, “Beat This Summer,” alongside John Mayer. The audience held up cell phones — the modern version of the lighter at concerts — that displayed bright,...