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45th Annual CMA Awards Nominees Announced

Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift and Zac Brown Band top the list of final nominees for the 45th Annual CMA Awards. Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, the 2011 CMA Awards will be broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 9 on the ABC Television […]

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CMA nominations announced

Today, on “Good Morning America,” country music stars Dierks Bently and Miranda Lambert announced the star-studded lineup of country artists nominated for the coveted Country Music Association Awards. Lambert led the crowd with nine nominations. Lady Antebellum — who recently wowed the “GMA” audience with the latest country hits — has been nominated for five. […]

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Music City Walk of Fame

Some legendary names in country music were inducted into the Music City Walk of fame, presented by Gibson Guitar, this month. The seventh class of inductees was recognized officially with the unveiling of commemorative sidewalk markers on Sunday, November 8, in the Hall of Fame Park in downtown Nashville. The induction ceremony was sponsored by […]

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Emmylou Harris, Chris Isaak, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Gill, Melissa Ethridge, and that one Judge from American Idol – Country Music Hall of Fame “All for the Hall” Fundraiser and Guitar Pull

Last night I think I overheard Emmylou Harris talking about a guitar pull in New York that she sat in on with Steve Earle, Townes Van Zandt, and Guy Clark. There’s always such good country lovin’ on the East, but alas, for us West Coasters we don’t get quite as many sessions like the one […]

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Dan Tyminski (Alison Krauss/Soggy Bottom Boys)

The image is forever burned into our pop-culture consciousness. George Clooney, sporting overalls and scruff, wailing “Man of Constant Sorrow” in the Coen Brothers’ twangy Odyssey O’Brother, Where Art Thou? Then, there’s the man behind that scene: bluegrass singer-songwriter Dan Tyminski, of the Dan Tyminski Band and Alison Krauss and Union Station, still one of […]

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