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ACM Awards Open Thread

The 45th annual Academy of Country Music Awards were held yesterday, and it was full of familiar faces, up-and-comers and quite a few surprises. Our gal Reba hosted. We were treated to performances from Brooks & Dunn and newcomer Laura Bell Bundy. The ubiquitous Lady Antebellum took home top honors for Vocal Group and Song […]

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Zac Brown Band Takes Us Deep Inside the Grammys

It’s been a banner award season so far for up-and-coming country bands. First CMP BFFs Gloriana outshine Lady Gaga and Kid CuDi at the AMAs and, on January 31, the Zac Brown Band’s chicken-fried charm led them to a Best New Artist win at the Grammys. Check out this video, where the band takes you […]

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Alt-country’s Farmer Jason earns second Emmy nod

Alt-country legend and 30 year entertainment industry veteran Jason Ringenberg, or Farmer Jason, as he’s known to his fans, earned his second Emmy nomination for Best Children’s Program Mid South Region recently. The nominations were announced at a BMI reception in Nashville late November. “I am humbled and honored to receive another Emmy nomination,” Ringenberg […]

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MTV Video Music Awards Open Thread

For us at CMP headquarters, tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards featured one shock after another. First of all, we were shocked to discover MTV still plays music videos. Then, we were shocked bubbly teen country superstar Taylor Swift beat out heavy-hitting pop front-runners Lady Gaga and Sasha Fierce Beyoncé to win Best Female Video for […]

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