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THOMPSON SQUARE WINS “VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR” at the 47th Annual ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS

Thompson Square becomes only the third duo to win the ACM “Vocal Duo of the Year” Award in the past 20 years (since 1991) with Sugarland and Brooks & Dunn previously winning in the category respectively. Overcome with emotion, Keifer Thompson confessed, “It’s hard to talk when you’re crying.” He said, “It’s been a long, […]

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Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes and Scotty McCreery Voted as Final Nominees for 2012 ACM New Artist of the Year Award

Well, the votes are in and the tallies are counted. The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country (GAC) have announced that Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes & Scotty McCreery have been voted as final nominees for the 2012 ACM “New Artist of the Year” Award. The final nominees were selected by a combined vote […]

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Vote JT Hodges ACM New Artist

JT Hodges launches ACM New Artist Campaign answering “Who is JT Hodges” – Check this Out and VOTE daily until January 30, 2012

On January 14, 2012 the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and Great American Country (GAC) announced EIGHT Semi-finalists for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards “New Artist of the Year” category. And Show Dog-Universal Music’s JT Hodges was one of them. JT wasted no time responding : “This is a true honor not […]

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Time is Running Out – EIGHT Semi-Finalists Compete and Need YOUR VOTE to Snag 1 of 3 Spots for 2012 ACM “New Artist of the Year”

On January 14, 2012 the Academy of Country Music (ACM) and Great American Country (GAC) announced EIGHT Semi-finalists for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards “New Artist of the Year” category and for the fourth consecutive year opened up the category to fan voting that began on Monday, January 16, 2012 at 9 […]

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Reba McEntire invites Blake Shelton to co-host ACMs

Reba McEntire has invited Blake Shelton to co-host the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.  The pair will front the event together live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, on April 3. It will mark Shelton’s debut as an awards show host.  In a statement, Shelton said that he was “humbled” to […]

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Lionel Richie to perform at the Country Music Hall of Fame’s All for the Hall in L.A.

Superstar Lionel Richie will perform at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s All for the Hall Los Angeles fundraiser on Thursday, September 23, at Club Nokia, Museum officials announced today.  The event, which will follow a “guitar pull” format, will feature performances by Country Music Hall of Fame members Emmylou Harris and Kris […]

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Fox debuts American Country Awards Dec. 6

Fox TV Network has announced it will host its first-ever country music awards — dubbed the American Country Awards (ACAs) — on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. The show will be run by Teen Choice Awards producer Bob Bain, and will be completely fan-voted. The American Country Awards joins the ranks of three other country-only […]

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52nd Annual Grammy Awards Nominees List

The Academy has voted, the nominees are celebrating, and now the wait begins. A notable standout for Best Country Instrumental Performance is The Greencards, for “The Crystal Merchant” from Fascination, which we at CMP reviewed yesterday. Good luck to all the nominees! For a complete list of Country Music nominees, click here: The 52nd Annual […]

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The Recording Academy® Hosts Grammy Salutes Vince Gill

Inaugural Event, Presented by MasterCard®, Pays Tribute to the Legendary Country Music Artist on Sept. 9 at The Loveless Barn in Nashville, Tenn. SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 28, 2009) — As part of its ongoing tradition of celebrating musical excellence throughout the year, The Recording Academy® will host its first-ever GRAMMY Salute To Country Music™ […]

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