2013 ACM Awards Winners: Off-Camera Honorees Announced
The off-camera winners for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards are being bestowed upon the industry's best musicians, songwriters and artists. The honors include the Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award for trailblazers of the genre, the Crystal Milestone Award for remarkable achievement, the Gene Weed Special Achievement Awards for unprecedented, unique individual feats, and the Jim Reeves Int
Second Harvest Benefit Concert to Feature Vince Gill, Jake Owen
Vince Gill leads the pack of country music heavy hitters who are scheduled to perform at the 8th annual Stars for Second Harvest benefit concert in Nashville on June 5. Proceeds from the show will be used for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and its efforts to create a hunger-free community...
2012 ACM Awards: Early Winners Include Kenny Chesney, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson + More
BNA Records The Academy of Country Music has announced the 2012 winners of awards that will not be televised on the April 1 broadcast. Kenny Chesney is this year's recipient of the Crystal Milestone Award, recognizing not only his 10.5 million tickets sold over 11 national tours, but also his success in popularizing the country genre as a whole and helping other acts, regardless of genre, gain fan
Peach Pickers — Behind the Spotlight
Alanna Conaway Fifteen years ago, Rhett Akins was a new star on the rise in country music, blazing up the charts with hits like 'That Ain't My Truck,' 'She Said Yes' and 'Don't Get Me Started.' Six albums later, he is now sharing the wealth with other artists -- concentrating more on songwriting than recording...
Josh Turner and Friends Celebrate ‘Over’ His No. 1 Song
Josh Turner celebrated his second chart-topping single of the year, 'All Over Me,' on Tuesday, November 2 at Rooster's Texas Style BBQ and Steakhouse in Nashville. The room was filled with friends, family and supporters, including Josh's pregnant wife Jennifer, Jamey Johnson, Bobby Pinson, and of course the men responsible for the song, writers Ben Hayslip, Rhett Akins and Dallas Davidson (picture
Rhett Akins, Michael Waddell, Dallas Davidson Put Love of Hunting to Music
Rhett Akins has joined forces with hit songwriter Dallas Davidson and television host Michael Waddell ('Realtree Road Trips,' 'Bone Collector') to create a new album based on their two passions: country music and hunting. 'Michael Waddell's Bone Collector: The Brotherhood Album featuring Rhett Akins and Dallas Davidson' was produced by Rhett, Dallas and Brian Kolb...
Joe Nichols Learns to Savor Career Highlights
Joe Nichols recently celebrated a multi-week No. 1 hit with 'Gimmie That Girl.' While occupying the country charts' penthouse is nothing new to the singer, Joe says it means more to him now than ever before. "I enjoy every minute, because there are going to be a lot of moments in your future that you're going to wish you held onto longer," Joe tells The Boot...