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Luke Combs Wins ACM Awards for Album of the Year and Male Artist of the Year

Luke Combs Wins ACM Awards for Album of the Year and Male Artist of the Year

Luke Combs won ACM Awards for Male Artist of the Year and Album of the Year (What You See Is What You Get), marking the first time he has copped awards in the aforementioned categories. Luke’s 2019 sophomore album features four No. 1 hits: “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” “Even Though I’m Leaving,” “Does to…MORE

Maren Morris Wins ACM Award for Female Artist of the Year

Maren Morris Wins ACM Award for Female Artist of the Year

Maren Morris won Female Artist of the Year at the 55th ACM Awards, marking the first time she has taken home the coveted trophy. Maren was also part of the ensemble that won Music Event of the Year. “I am so inspired by every single woman in that category,” said Maren backstage. “I’m friends with…MORE

Old Dominion Wins Group of the Year at the ACM Awards

Old Dominion Wins Group of the Year at the ACM Awards

The guys from Old Dominon—Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung, Brad Tursi and Whit Sellers—won the ACM Award for Group of the Year for the third year in a row. In addition, the band’s Matthew, Trevor and Brad, along with songwriter Josh Osborne, were awarded Song of the Year for “One Man Band.” The ACM…MORE

The Winners: 55th ACM Awards

The Winners: 55th ACM Awards

We’ll be posting all of the winners from the 55th ACM Awards as they are announced (as well as the previously announced winners from earlier in the week). The show begins on Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. CT on CBS with host Keith Urban. New Female Artist of the Year Ingrid Andress Gabby Barrett Lindsay…MORE

Set List! Check Out the Lineup of Performers & Songs at the ACM Awards

Set List! Check Out the Lineup of Performers & Songs at the ACM Awards

The ACM Awards will air live from Nashville on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. The show will take place at three iconic Nashville institutions: the Grand Ole Opry House, The Bluebird Cafe and Ryman Auditorium. Keith Urban will host the show for the first time.  Check out the Set List featuring the…MORE

Bonnaroo Announces Free 3-Day “Virtual Roo-Ality” Festival on Sept. 24-26

Bonnaroo Announces Free 3-Day “Virtual Roo-Ality” Festival on Sept. 24-26

The COVID-19 pandemic may have put the kibosh on the 2020 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, but you can still get a full slate of music with Virtual ROO-ALITY, a free three-night live broadcast airing via YouTube on Sept. 24–26. The online event will feature past footage from the Bonnaroo archives as well as brand-new…MORE

Christie’s to Auction Dolly Parton’s Crystal-Studded Dulcimer to Benefit ACM Lifting Lives

Christie’s to Auction Dolly Parton’s Crystal-Studded Dulcimer to Benefit ACM Lifting Lives

Christie’s will host an online auction to benefit the ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund, which was created to support individuals in the country music community who are currently in need of pandemic relief assistance. One of the auction’s featured items is Dolly Parton’s Swarovski-crystal-studded dulcimer, which is estimated at $50,000 to $100,000. Dolly recently…MORE

Jam! Listen to Keith Urban & Pink’s New Duet, “One Too Many”

Jam! Listen to Keith Urban & Pink’s New Duet, “One Too Many”

Keith Urban released his new duet with pop star Pink, “One Too Many,” on Sept. 16. Penned by Cleo Tighe, Daniel Davidsen, James Norton, Mich Hansen and Peter Wallevik, “One Too Many” is featured on Keith’s upcoming 11th studio album, The Speed of Now: Part I, which drops on Sept. 18. “When I collaborate, I’m…MORE

Watch Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood Perform “High Life” on the Opry

Watch Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood Perform “High Life” on the Opry

The Grand Ole Opry tallied its 4,940th consecutive Saturday night broadcast on Sept. 5 with a showcase featuring a pair of country music’s biggest stars: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. In addition to performing their own solo tunes, the longtime CMA Awards co-hosts treated viewers to a number of duets, including “Remind Me,” “Will the…MORE