| May 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:59 PM
On an Academy of Country Music special, Carrie Underwood will debut a song she co-wrote to honor U.S. troops.
Underwood will perform "Keep Us Safe" on "ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops" at 9 p.m. Tuesday on CBS.
"When we were...
| May 22, 2014
| 10:42 AM
In addition to crowning a winner, Caleb Johnson, in the last three minutes of its two-hour time slot, the Season 13 finale of "American Idol" had a lot of other business to attend to, namely, welcoming a host of performers onto its stage, in many cases...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The most prominent acts at Indio's Stagecoach Country Music Festival last year represented a diverse mix of men and women singing about family, tradition and "picture-perfect memories scattered all around the floor."
Twelve months later, the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Country singers Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw led the nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday with seven nods apiece, and Australian singer Keith Urban followed with six nominations.
Lambert joins her husband Blake Shelton,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
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
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music.
Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:22 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Lady Antebellum at Allentown Fair, Modest Mouse at Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks in Bethlehem, ZZ Top and jeff Dunham at Sands Bethlehem Event Center and Jason Aldean at Citizens......
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Viacom's CMT hopes to raise a hoot and a holler with a new slate of documentary programming.
The network, focused on country music and entertainment, intends to use the non-fiction series - about 20 hours' worth in the season ahead - to "bring a voice to...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:14 AM
After an extended break, the members of Lady Antebellum experienced jitters leading up to their new Take Me Downtown Tour, which opened earlier this month in Peoria, Ill.
"We'd be lying if we said we didn't have a lot of anxiety and butterflies," singer...