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ICYMI: CMA Country Christmas Line-Up Revealed!!!

It is the most wonderful time of the year! Where Christmas lights are going up, shopping is being done, and Christmas Specials are making their way back to our TV screens!

CMA revealed this years line-up for the CMA Country Christmas TV Special that will be filmed at the Grand Ole Opry House on Tuesday, November 14th. The show will air on ABC, Monday, November 27th at 8/7c.

Reba McEntire will be this year’s host and we can not be more excited about it! Below is the line-up of this CMA Country Christmas 2017. You will not want to miss it.  Continue reading ICYMI: CMA Country Christmas Line-Up Revealed!!!

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The 51st CMA Awards Nominations Have Been Revealed!!

The 51st CMA Award Nominees were finally revealed on Good Morning America this morning! The 51st CMA Awards will be held on November 8th in Nashville and will live on ABC at 8/7c. This year’s host will include Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, who will celebrate their 10th year has host of the CMA’s.

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Below is the list of the nominees of each category:

Entertainer of the Year

  • Garth Brooks
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

 

Single of the Year

  • “Better Man” – Little Big Town; Producer – Jay Joyce; Mix Engineer – Jason Hall, Jay Joyce; Capitol Records Nashville/ Universal Music Group Nashville
  • “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Producer – Dann Huff, Keith Urban; Mix Engineer – Chris Lord-Alge; Hit Red Records/ Capitol Records Nashville/ Universal Music Group Nashville
  • “Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt; Producer – Zach Crowell; Mix Engineer – Zach Crowell; MCA Nashville/ Universal Music Group Nashville
  • “Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi; Producer – Bart Butler, Jon Pardi; Mix Engineer – Ryan Gore; MCA Nashvulle/ Universal Music Group Nashville
  • “Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert; Producer – Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf; Mix Engineer – Eric Masse; Vanner Records/ RCA Nashville/ Sony Music Nashville 

 

Album of the Year

  • The Breaker – Little Big Town; Producer – Jay Joyce; Capitol Records Nashville/ Universal Music Group Nashville
  • From A Room: Volume 1 – Chris Stapleton; Producer – Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton; Mercury Nashville/ Universal Music Group Nashville
  • Heart Break – Lady Antebellum; Producer – busbee; Capitol Records Nashville/ Universal Music Group Nashville 
  • The Nashville Sound – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; Producer – Dave Cobb; Thirty Tigers/ Southeastern Records
  • The Weight Of These Wings – Miranda Lambert; Producer – Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, Eric Masse; Vanner Records/ RCA Nashville/ Sony Music Nashville

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Reba McEntire
  • Maren Morris
  • Carrie Underwood

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Eric Church
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Maddie & Tae
  • LOCASH
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Dan + Shay
  • Brothers Osborne

 

Vocal Group of the Year

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Old Dominion 
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Zac Brown Band 

 

Musical Event of the Year

  • Craving You” – Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris
  • “Funny How The Time Slips Away” – Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson
  • “Setting The World On Fire” – Kenny Chesney with P!nk
  • “Speak to a Girl” – Tim McGraw and Faith HillMcGraw Music, LLC/ Arista Nashville/ Sony Music Nashville
  • “Kill A Word” – Eric Church featuring Rhiannon GiddensEMI Records Nashville/ Universal Music Group Nashville

 

Song of the Year

  • “Better Man”; Written by Taylor Swift
  • “Blue Ain’t Your Color”; Written by Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, and Steven Lee Olsen
  • “Body Like A Back Road”; Written by Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, and Josh Osborne
  • “Dirt On My Boots”; Written by Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, and Ashley Gorley
  • “Tin Man”; Written by Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, and Jon Randall

 

Music Video of the Year

  • “Vice” – Miranda Lambert; Directed by Trey Fanjoy
  • “It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne; Directed by Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver
  • “Craving You” – Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris); Directed by TK MCKamy
  • “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Directed by Carter Smith
  • “Better Man” – Little Big Town; Directed by Becky Fluke and Reid Long

 

New Artist of the Year

  • Lauren Alaina 
  • Brett Young 
  • Jon Pardi 
  • Luke Combs
  • Old Dominion 

 

Congratulations to this year’s nominees!! For more information about the 51st CMA Awards, visit http://www.cmaworld.com/cma-awards/nominees/ .

Kelsea Ballerini Releases Her New Album Cover

Kelsea Ballerini is about to release her sophomore album, and we are so excited! On Sunday, August 7, she released the official album cover art for it, and we finally know the official name of her album!!

Drum roll please……

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This Week’s: Top 20 Country Singles (8/6/17)

Along with our Monthly Album Releases Series, we also want to start a Weekly Country Singles Series. This series will list the Top 20 Country Singles of at week. If there are any series you would like us to start, or try out, please feel free to live it in the comment section below. 

To set up the layout of how these posts will be, we will write it out as the artist, song on the chart, and then their label. 

The Week of August 6, 2017

  1. Dustin Lynch, “Small Town Boy”, Broken Bow 
  2. Jason Aldean, “They Don’t Know”, Broken Bow
  3. Carly Pearce, “Every Little Thing”, Big Machine
  4. Maren Morris, “I Could Use A Love Song”, Columbia Nashville
  5. Kenny Chesney, “All The Pretty Girls”, Blue Chair Records
  6. Easton Corbin, “A Girl Like You”, Mercury Nashville
  7. Eric Church, “Round Here Buzz”, EMI Nashville
  8. Brad Paisley, “Last Time For Everything”, Arista Nashville
  9. LOCASH, “Ring On Every Finger”, Reviver Records
  10. Jon Pardi, “Heartache On The Dance Floor”, Capitol Nashville
  11. Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina, “What Ifs”, RCA Nashville
  12. Chris Lane, “For Her”, Big Loud Records
  13. Luke Combs, “When It Rains It Pours”, Columbia
  14. Chris Janson, “Fix A Drink”, Warner Music Nashville
  15. Jerrod Niemann, “God Made A Woman”, Curb
  16. LANCO, “Greatest Love Story”, Arista Nashville
  17. Kelsea Ballerini, “Legends”, Black River Entertainment
  18. Chris Young, “Losing Sleep”, Sony Music
  19. Josh Turner, “All About You”, MCA Nashville
  20. Jake Owen, “Good Company”, RCA Nashville 

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