All-Female ‘CMT Artists of the Year’ Gives Country Its Own One-Night Lilith Fair

If a television network could say “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!,” that’s what CMT did Wednesday night in devoting its entire annual “CMT Artists of the Year” honoree slate — and nearly all of the presenter and performer slots, too — to country’s quantifia…

If a television network could say “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!,” that’s what CMT did Wednesday night in devoting its entire annual “CMT Artists of the Year” honoree slate — and nearly all of the presenter and performer slots, too — to country’s quantifiably under-served female stars. The genre seemed to be getting its […]

Country Music Dials Down on Girl Power as Nashville’s Women Find Even Fewer Slots

Loretta. Dolly. Tammy. Reba. Faith. Shania. The Chicks. When we think of the all-time greats of country music, or the genre’s biggest sellers, gender parity isn’t a question; if anything, history has been on more of a first-name basis with the women th…

Loretta. Dolly. Tammy. Reba. Faith. Shania. The Chicks. When we think of the all-time greats of country music, or the genre’s biggest sellers, gender parity isn’t a question; if anything, history has been on more of a first-name basis with the women than the men. But female performers are an even rarer commodity than fiddles on […]

CMT Adds Brandi Carlile, Tori Kelly, Alison Krauss to All-Female ‘Artists of the Year’ Show

CMT had previously announced that all the official honorees on this year’s “Artists of the Year” program would be women. If anyone thought they were holding back all the dudes of country for duet slots, the country network just put the kibosh on that t…

CMT had previously announced that all the official honorees on this year’s “Artists of the Year” program would be women. If anyone thought they were holding back all the dudes of country for duet slots, the country network just put the kibosh on that thought. The additional performers for the Oct. 17 show have been […]

Zedd Drops New Single ‘Happy Now,’ Featuring Elley Duhe

On the heels of his smash collaboration with Maren Morris, “The Middle,” Zedd dropped a new single today called  “Happy Now,” featuring singer-songwriter Elley Duhe. My new single “Happy Now” with @elleyduhe is out now!!!! Watch…

On the heels of his smash collaboration with Maren Morris, “The Middle,” Zedd dropped a new single today called  “Happy Now,” featuring singer-songwriter Elley Duhe. My new single “Happy Now” with @elleyduhe is out now!!!! Watch here: https://t.co/lmGZJadjGW pic.twitter.com/cMXxGtByjj — Zedd (@Zedd) July 18, 2018 Zedd and Duhe first debuted the single earlier this month at […]

Watch Zedd and Maren Morris Finally Perform No. 1 Hit ‘The Middle’ Together in Vegas

Not all the country stars were at Stagecoach country music festival this weekend.

While you were sleeping Sunday morning, Grammy-winner Maren Morris popped up at Omnia Las Vegas at 2:30 a.m. to perform “The Middle,” her No. 1 hit with Zedd.

Curiously, this is the first time the two stars have performed the song together live… ever.

“2:30 a.m. vibes. @Zedd , you throw a damn good party,” Morris said on Instagram after her first visit to Omnia. (Joe Janet/Hakkasan Group)

“It’s kind of crazy considering the song’s been out for a little bit,” Zedd said backstage. “I’ve been playing the song here since it came out and every week I’ve seen it get bigger and bigger.”

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“Do they freak out?” Morris interjected, asking the resident DJ to brace her for the spirited Vegas scene. The 28-year-old country crossover star — and newlywed — had never been to the Omnia party palace before.

Morris walked out with mic in hand and launched in to the song immediately. (Michael Kirschbaum)

Just Meet Me in the Middle… of the dance floor

Since its late January release, the Interscope single “The Middle” has racked up over 30 million YouTube views and wormed its way into Morris’ own head.

“I’m excited to hear it every time I get in my car. It’s relentlessly infectious,” she said. “It’s been an amazing few months being a part of this song.”

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The success makes it all the more curious that the duo never performed it together until now.

The duo’s choice to debut it at Omnia — known as the home of Calvin Harris, Martin Garrix, Porter Robinson and Kaskade — adds heft to the heavyweight Vegas playground as a legitimate promotional platform. By way of comparison, when Ariana Grande wanted to promo her new single only a week ago, she borrowed some of Kygo’s main stage time at Coachella. A big bite.

Even within Vegas, the nationally televised Billboard Awards are only three weeks away. That could have been an alternative prime promo platform for this collaboration. Instead, these two synched up under the famous Omnia chandelier.

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Zedd is in the second year of a long-term relationship with the Hakkasan Group property. He recently christened the new Omnia Day Club in Cabo San Lucas and has a deep relationship with the brand, which could explain the comfort in making a splash in his own proverbial backyard. The globetrotting producer touched down in Vegas from Philadelphia, where he played a post-game concert on the field after the Phillies beat the Braves on Friday night.

Morris is off to tour Australia before a schedule of outdoor dates across the U.S. in the peak of summer.

“2:30 a.m. vibes. Zedd, you throw a damn good party,” Morris posted on her Instagram afterwards. Catch a video clip of the performance by clicking through Morris’ carousel post (above).

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Not all the country stars were at Stagecoach country music festival this weekend.

While you were sleeping Sunday morning, Grammy-winner Maren Morris popped up at Omnia Las Vegas at 2:30 a.m. to perform “The Middle,” her No. 1 hit with Zedd.

Curiously, this is the first time the two stars have performed the song together live… ever.

“2:30 a.m. vibes. @Zedd , you throw a damn good party,” Morris said on Instagram after her first visit to Omnia. (Joe Janet/Hakkasan Group)

“It’s kind of crazy considering the song’s been out for a little bit,” Zedd said backstage. “I’ve been playing the song here since it came out and every week I’ve seen it get bigger and bigger.”

“Do they freak out?” Morris interjected, asking the resident DJ to brace her for the spirited Vegas scene. The 28-year-old country crossover star — and newlywed — had never been to the Omnia party palace before.

Morris walked out with mic in hand and launched in to the song immediately. (Michael Kirschbaum)

Just Meet Me in the Middle… of the dance floor

Since its late January release, the Interscope single “The Middle” has racked up over 30 million YouTube views and wormed its way into Morris’ own head.

“I’m excited to hear it every time I get in my car. It’s relentlessly infectious,” she said. “It’s been an amazing few months being a part of this song.”

The success makes it all the more curious that the duo never performed it together until now.

The duo’s choice to debut it at Omnia — known as the home of Calvin Harris, Martin Garrix, Porter Robinson and Kaskade — adds heft to the heavyweight Vegas playground as a legitimate promotional platform. By way of comparison, when Ariana Grande wanted to promo her new single only a week ago, she borrowed some of Kygo’s main stage time at Coachella. A big bite.

Even within Vegas, the nationally televised Billboard Awards are only three weeks away. That could have been an alternative prime promo platform for this collaboration. Instead, these two synched up under the famous Omnia chandelier.

Zedd is in the second year of a long-term relationship with the Hakkasan Group property. He recently christened the new Omnia Day Club in Cabo San Lucas and has a deep relationship with the brand, which could explain the comfort in making a splash in his own proverbial backyard. The globetrotting producer touched down in Vegas from Philadelphia, where he played a post-game concert on the field after the Phillies beat the Braves on Friday night.

Morris is off to tour Australia before a schedule of outdoor dates across the U.S. in the peak of summer.

“2:30 a.m. vibes. Zedd, you throw a damn good party,” Morris posted on her Instagram afterwards. Catch a video clip of the performance by clicking through Morris’ carousel post (above).

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The hit single “The Middle,” by Zedd and featuring Maren Morris, is currently on its third week at No. 1 on pop radio – a giant feat for any song but especially so for one that was written well over a year prior and had been recorded by no fewer than 12 top female singers. […]

Academy of Country Music Awards 2018: Complete Winners List (Updating)

Brothers Osborne were early winners on Sunday at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, winning Video of the Year for “It Ain’t My Fault” and beating out power couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw for Best Vocal Duo.

Reba McEntire returned for the 15th time to host the show, the first major gathering of country stars in Las Vegas since the deadly mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival last October.

“I guess they finally figured out that it only takes one woman to do the job of two men,” McEntire said in her opener, acknowledging her return as solo host after Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley shared the duties last year.

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She also made a nod to the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, noting the dearth of women nominated in major categories. “Have you seen the Entertainer of the Year category? Five men, no women,” she said.

Chris Stapleton leads all nominees with eight, followed by Thomas Rhett with six. Keith Urban has five nominations, with Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris each with four.

Here’s the complete list of winners so far.

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Album of the Year
The Breaker” – Little Big Town
“California Sunrise – Jon Pardi
“From A Room: Volume 1” – Chris Stapleton *WINNER
“Happy Endings” – “Old Dominion
“Life Changes” – Thomas Rhett

Single Record of the Year
“Better Man” – Little Big Town
“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt
“Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton
“Drinkin’ Problem” – Midland
“I’ll Name the Dogs” – Blake Shelton

Song of the Year
“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt (songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)
“Female” – Keith Urban (songwriters: Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon, Shane McAnally)
“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert (songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall) *WINNER
“Whiskey and You” – Chris Stapleton (songwriters: Lee Thomas Miller, Chris Stapleton)

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Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban
Chris Young

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne  *WINNER
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LoCash
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Lanco
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion *WINNER

New Male Vocalist of the Year
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Devin Dawson
Russell Dickerson
Brett Young  *WINNER

New Female Vocalist of the Year
Lauren Alaina  *WINNER
Danielle Bradbery
Carly Pearce
RaeLynn

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New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
High Valley
Lanco
LoCash
Midland  *WINNER
Runaway June*

Songwriter of the Year
Rhett Akins  *WINNER
Ashley Gorley
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne

Video of the Year
“Black” – Dierks Bentley
“It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne  *WINNER
“Legends” – Kelsea Ballerini
“Marry Me” – Thomas Rhett
“We Should Be Friends” – Miranda Lambert

Vocal Event of the Year
“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris
“Dear Hate” – Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
“Funny (How Time Slips Away) – Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson
“The Fighter” – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
“What Ifs” – Kane Brown featuring Lauren Alaina

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Brothers Osborne were early winners on Sunday at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, winning Video of the Year for “It Ain’t My Fault” and beating out power couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw for Best Vocal Duo.

Reba McEntire returned for the 15th time to host the show, the first major gathering of country stars in Las Vegas since the deadly mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival last October.

“I guess they finally figured out that it only takes one woman to do the job of two men,” McEntire said in her opener, acknowledging her return as solo host after Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley shared the duties last year.

She also made a nod to the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, noting the dearth of women nominated in major categories. “Have you seen the Entertainer of the Year category? Five men, no women,” she said.

Chris Stapleton leads all nominees with eight, followed by Thomas Rhett with six. Keith Urban has five nominations, with Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris each with four.

Here’s the complete list of winners so far.

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Album of the Year
The Breaker” – Little Big Town
“California Sunrise – Jon Pardi
“From A Room: Volume 1” – Chris Stapleton *WINNER
“Happy Endings” – “Old Dominion
“Life Changes” – Thomas Rhett

Single Record of the Year
“Better Man” – Little Big Town
“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt
“Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton
“Drinkin’ Problem” – Midland
“I’ll Name the Dogs” – Blake Shelton

Song of the Year
“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt (songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)
“Female” – Keith Urban (songwriters: Ross Copperman, Nicolle Galyon, Shane McAnally)
“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert (songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall) *WINNER
“Whiskey and You” – Chris Stapleton (songwriters: Lee Thomas Miller, Chris Stapleton)

Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban
Chris Young

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne  *WINNER
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LoCash
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Lanco
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion *WINNER

New Male Vocalist of the Year
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Devin Dawson
Russell Dickerson
Brett Young  *WINNER

New Female Vocalist of the Year
Lauren Alaina  *WINNER
Danielle Bradbery
Carly Pearce
RaeLynn

New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year
High Valley
Lanco
LoCash
Midland  *WINNER
Runaway June*

Songwriter of the Year
Rhett Akins  *WINNER
Ashley Gorley
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Josh Osborne

Video of the Year
“Black” – Dierks Bentley
“It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne  *WINNER
“Legends” – Kelsea Ballerini
“Marry Me” – Thomas Rhett
“We Should Be Friends” – Miranda Lambert

Vocal Event of the Year
“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris
“Dear Hate” – Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
“Funny (How Time Slips Away) – Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson
“The Fighter” – Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
“What Ifs” – Kane Brown featuring Lauren Alaina

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Twitter Rips Grammys ‘Tears in Heaven’ Cover Sung During Tribute to Las Vegas Shooting Victims

Four country music singers took to the Grammys stage to sing a tribute to the victim of the Las Vegas shooting in October, but a lot of viewers were not fans of their cover of “Tears in Heaven.”

Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Armstrong performed a cover of Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven” as a tribute to the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history, which took place at a country music festival in October 2017. Two of the artists, Church and Morris, had performed during the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, where 58 people who were shot and killed, and 851 people were injured.

The shooting took place during the last day of the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Oct. 1, while singer Jason Aldean performed on stage. Church performed on the first day of the festival, and Morris appeared on stage there on the second day. Church wrote a song in response to his experience with the shooting, called “Why Not Me.”

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The tribute got off on the wrong foot early. Audio issues with Morris’ microphone meant that she couldn’t be heard as she and Church explained the context of the song and honored those who were killed. The audio malfunction undercut the somber moment.

It was the song itself that bugged many viewers, though. Some were specifically bothered by Church’s solo singing performance at the end of the song, where he riffed on Clapton’s original vocals, which they saw as undercutting the song as tribute. Grammys viewers took to Twitter to express how much they weren’t enjoying the performance.

this cover of “Tears in Heaven” is the worst thing i’ve ever seen on television, and i watched the Battlestar Galactica finale. #Grammys

— david ehrlich (@davidehrlich) January 29, 2018

The first rule of Tears in Heaven is don’t sing Tears in Heaven #grammys

— Adam Gold (@GoldAdam) January 29, 2018

I have never heard a worse cover of an Eric Clapton song than this “Tears In Heaven” performance. The Vegas tribute deserved so much better than whatever that was. #GRAMMYs

— Heather & Jessica (@fuggirls) January 29, 2018

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Next year they should bring out Clapton to do a Tears In Heaven performance in remembrance of tonight’s tragic rendition.

— Slade (@Slade) January 29, 2018

Not to drag an emotional moment, but that horrendous “Tears in Heaven” performance should get those artists banned from the entertainment industry.

— Kevin Fallon (@kpfallon) January 29, 2018

The person in charge of hiring those four country “singers” to perform “Tears In Heaven” should be fired immediately. That was horrendous. #GRAMMYs

— LO (@OlayKo75) January 29, 2018

Hey Eric Church — just sing the song as Eric Clapton intended. Tears in Heaven is a perfect song and does not need riffs and weird yelling.

— Scott Gustin (@ScottGustin) January 29, 2018

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Four country music singers took to the Grammys stage to sing a tribute to the victim of the Las Vegas shooting in October, but a lot of viewers were not fans of their cover of “Tears in Heaven.”

Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Armstrong performed a cover of Eric Clapton’s “Tears in Heaven” as a tribute to the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history, which took place at a country music festival in October 2017. Two of the artists, Church and Morris, had performed during the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, where 58 people who were shot and killed, and 851 people were injured.

The shooting took place during the last day of the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Oct. 1, while singer Jason Aldean performed on stage. Church performed on the first day of the festival, and Morris appeared on stage there on the second day. Church wrote a song in response to his experience with the shooting, called “Why Not Me.”

The tribute got off on the wrong foot early. Audio issues with Morris’ microphone meant that she couldn’t be heard as she and Church explained the context of the song and honored those who were killed. The audio malfunction undercut the somber moment.

It was the song itself that bugged many viewers, though. Some were specifically bothered by Church’s solo singing performance at the end of the song, where he riffed on Clapton’s original vocals, which they saw as undercutting the song as tribute. Grammys viewers took to Twitter to express how much they weren’t enjoying the performance.

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Grammys to Include Tribute to Victims of Concert Gun Violence

The 2018 Grammys will take a few minutes to “honor the victims lost to gun violence and terrorism at various live music events over the course of the past year,” the Recording Academy said on Thursday.

Specifically, the special tribute will reunite three of the artists who participated in the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas: Brothers Osborne (pictured above), Eric Church and Maren Morris.

“Live music events have always provided a safe space for fans to gather in a shared celebration of music. Sadly, that wasn’t always the case this past year,” said Neil Portnow, president and CEO of the Recording Academy. “We believe it’s incredibly important to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in these senseless tragedies, and to remind musicians and music lovers alike that live music will continue to be a powerful force that unites us all.”

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“In many ways, our show encapsulates the year in music,” added Ken Ehrlich, executive Producer of the Grammy Awards. “Although that usually means a focus on achievement and excellence, sadly, last year was marred by a number of senseless tragedies that took place at live music events. We didn’t feel like we’d be doing our jobs if we didn’t reflect on these tremendous losses.”

Previously announced Grammy performers include Alessia Cara, Cardi B, Miley Cyrus, Childish Gambino, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Elton John, Kesha, Khalid, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, Logic, Patti LuPone, Bruno Mars, Pink, Ben Platt, Sam Smith, SZA and U2.

The 60th Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28 beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT on CBS. “Late Late Show” personality James Corden will host the awards show.

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The 2018 Grammys will take a few minutes to “honor the victims lost to gun violence and terrorism at various live music events over the course of the past year,” the Recording Academy said on Thursday.

Specifically, the special tribute will reunite three of the artists who participated in the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas: Brothers Osborne (pictured above), Eric Church and Maren Morris.

“Live music events have always provided a safe space for fans to gather in a shared celebration of music. Sadly, that wasn’t always the case this past year,” said Neil Portnow, president and CEO of the Recording Academy. “We believe it’s incredibly important to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in these senseless tragedies, and to remind musicians and music lovers alike that live music will continue to be a powerful force that unites us all.”

“In many ways, our show encapsulates the year in music,” added Ken Ehrlich, executive Producer of the Grammy Awards. “Although that usually means a focus on achievement and excellence, sadly, last year was marred by a number of senseless tragedies that took place at live music events. We didn’t feel like we’d be doing our jobs if we didn’t reflect on these tremendous losses.”

Previously announced Grammy performers include Alessia Cara, Cardi B, Miley Cyrus, Childish Gambino, Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Elton John, Kesha, Khalid, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Little Big Town, Logic, Patti LuPone, Bruno Mars, Pink, Ben Platt, Sam Smith, SZA and U2.

The 60th Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28 beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT on CBS. “Late Late Show” personality James Corden will host the awards show.

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Grammy Awards to Honor Victims of Gun Violence With Performance by Maren Morris, Eric Church, Brothers Osbourne

The Grammy Awards will honor the victims lost to gun violence and terrorism at various live music events with a special performance by three artists who appeared at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Brothers Osborne, Eric Church and Maren Morris. During a shooting that took place at that festival, 51 people were […]

The Grammy Awards will honor the victims lost to gun violence and terrorism at various live music events with a special performance by three artists who appeared at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Brothers Osborne, Eric Church and Maren Morris. During a shooting that took place at that festival, 51 people were […]

Grammy Nominations: No Country Artists in Top Categories for First Time in 14 Years

There’s at least one city where the applause for this year’s slate of Grammy nominees may be a bit subdued this year: Nashville. Among the four all-genre categories that get the lion’s share of Grammy attention, there is not one country or Americana-based artist or record. That’s the first time since 2004 that Nashville has […]

There’s at least one city where the applause for this year’s slate of Grammy nominees may be a bit subdued this year: Nashville. Among the four all-genre categories that get the lion’s share of Grammy attention, there is not one country or Americana-based artist or record. That’s the first time since 2004 that Nashville has […]

Power of Friendship: A Music Supervisor and Publisher Bond Over Songs

“I think we were connected at birth,” says Emmy-winning music supervisor Susan Jacobs of her longtime friend and collaborator Carla Wallace, co-owner of Nashville-based Big Yellow Dog Publishing. The two first got to know each other through a mutual acquaintance (Al Anderson of country-rock band NRBQ), “Sometime between ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ and ‘My Idiot Brother’,” […]

“I think we were connected at birth,” says Emmy-winning music supervisor Susan Jacobs of her longtime friend and collaborator Carla Wallace, co-owner of Nashville-based Big Yellow Dog Publishing. The two first got to know each other through a mutual acquaintance (Al Anderson of country-rock band NRBQ), “Sometime between ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ and ‘My Idiot Brother’,” […]

Maren Morris Releases ‘Dear Hate (Feat. Vince Gill),’ New Song to Benefit Las Vegas Shooting Victims

Grammy-winning singer songwriter Maren Morris has released a new song called “Dear Hate (feat. Vince Gill)” in response to the Las Vegas shooting Sunday that killed at least 59 people and wounded over 500. The song was posted on YouTube Monday and released officially Wednesday morning. Morris announced that 100% of her proceeds from the […]

Grammy-winning singer songwriter Maren Morris has released a new song called “Dear Hate (feat. Vince Gill)” in response to the Las Vegas shooting Sunday that killed at least 59 people and wounded over 500. The song was posted on YouTube Monday and released officially Wednesday morning. Morris announced that 100% of her proceeds from the […]

Country DJ Bobby Bones on the Las Vegas Shooting and Helping Fans Cope With It

Occasionally, after a tragedy, country music finds itself in dire need of a town hall. In 2001, Alan Jackson provided a post-9/11 sounding board when his song “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)” appeared a couple of months later. In 2017, people generally don’t wait that long to talk out the trauma — […]

Occasionally, after a tragedy, country music finds itself in dire need of a town hall. In 2001, Alan Jackson provided a post-9/11 sounding board when his song “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)” appeared a couple of months later. In 2017, people generally don’t wait that long to talk out the trauma — […]

Niall Horan Debuts Duet with Maren Morris, Sam Smith Reveals New Album Details at Capitol Congress

Capitol Congress, the all-day confab conceived by Capitol Music Group chairman Steve Barnett to highlight the company’s recent successes and future projects, held its fourth edition today (Aug. 9) at Hollywood’s Arclight Cinemas. Among the highlights: new songs premiered by Niall Horan (including a duet with Maren Morris), a Q&A and album update from Sam… Read more »

Capitol Congress, the all-day confab conceived by Capitol Music Group chairman Steve Barnett to highlight the company’s recent successes and future projects, held its fourth edition today (Aug. 9) at Hollywood’s Arclight Cinemas. Among the highlights: new songs premiered by Niall Horan (including a duet with Maren Morris), a Q&A and album update from Sam... Read more »

Academy of Country Music Awards 2017: The Complete Winners List (Updating Live)

Expect a whole lot of music — and Keith Urban — at the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM Awards) on Sunday.

The awards are going to bring the biggest names in country together in Las Vegas, and most of them seem to be scheduled for a collaboration or a performance. Lauren Daigle, Faith Hill, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are just a part of the lineup.

But how are the ACM Awards going to fit all these performances into a few hours? That’s where collaborations come in. Reba McEntire and Lauren Daigle are teaming up, along with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood, and Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys.

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Keith Urban leads the pack of nominees with seven, including Entertainer of the Year. Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris are tied for second with six nominations each.

The show will be hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, who have been sharing hosting duties since 2013, will be back this year.

Here are this year’s winners:

Entertainer of the year:
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

Male vocalist of the year:
Jason Aldean
Dierks Bentley
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female vocalist of the year:
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Vocal duo of the year:
Big & Rich
Brothers Osborne *WINNER
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae

Vocal group of the year:
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town *WINNER
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts

New male vocalist of the year:
Kane Brown
Chris Janson
Chris Lane
Jon Pardi *WINNER
Brett Young

New female vocalist of the year:
Lauren Alaina
Cam
Brandy Clark
Maren Morris *WINNER

New vocal duo or group of the year:
A Thousand Horses
Brothers Osborne *WINNER
Dan + Shay
LOCASH
Maddie & Tae

Album of the year:
“Black” – Dierks Bentley, Capitol Records Nashville
“Dig Your Roots” – Florida Georgia Line, Big Machine Label Group
“HERO” – Maren Morris, Columbia Nashville
“Ripcord” – Keith Urban, Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
“The Weight of These Wings” – Miranda Lambert, RCA Nashville, Vanner Records *WINNER

Single record of the year:
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban, Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
“H.O.L.Y.” – Florida Georgia Line, Big Machine Label Group *WINNER
“Humble And Kind” – Tim McGraw, McGraw Music, Big Machine Recordsa
“My Church” – Maren Morris, Columbia Nashville
Vice – Miranda Lambert, RCA Nashville, Vanner Records

Song of the year:
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban
Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen

“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
Songwriters: Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur *WINNER

“Humble And Kind” – Tim McGraw
Songwriter: Lori McKenna

“Kill A Word” – Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens
Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Dick, Jeff Hyde

“Tennessee Whiskey” – Chris Stapleton
Songwriters: Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

Video of the year:
“Fire Away” – Chris Stapleton
Director: Tim Mattia
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein

“Forever Country” – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
Director: Joseph Kahn
Producers: Nathan de la Rionda, Jil Hardin, Charleen Manca, Joanna Carter, Chandra LaPlume, Sarah Trahern, Damon Whiteside

“Humble And Kind” – Tim McGraw
Director: Wes Edwards
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein

“Peter Pan” – Kelsea Ballerini
Director: Kristin Barlowe
Producer: Michelle Abnet

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: Ashley Bergeron Ford

Songwriter of the year:
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Lori McKenna *WINNER

Vocal event of the year:
“Different For Girls” – Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King
Producers: Ross Copperman, Arturo Buenahora Jr.
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

“Forever Country” – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
Producer: Shane McAnally
Record Label: MCA Nashville

“May We All” – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Big Machine Label Group *WINNER

“Setting The World On Fire” – Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk
Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
Record Labels: Blue Chair Records, Columbia Nashville

“Think Of You” – Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
Record Labels: RCA Nashville, RCA Records

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Expect a whole lot of music — and Keith Urban — at the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM Awards) on Sunday.

The awards are going to bring the biggest names in country together in Las Vegas, and most of them seem to be scheduled for a collaboration or a performance. Lauren Daigle, Faith Hill, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are just a part of the lineup.

But how are the ACM Awards going to fit all these performances into a few hours? That’s where collaborations come in. Reba McEntire and Lauren Daigle are teaming up, along with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Thomas Rhett and Maren Morris, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood, and Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys.

Keith Urban leads the pack of nominees with seven, including Entertainer of the Year. Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris are tied for second with six nominations each.

The show will be hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, who have been sharing hosting duties since 2013, will be back this year.

Here are this year’s winners:

Entertainer of the year:
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Florida Georgia Line
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

Male vocalist of the year:
Jason Aldean
Dierks Bentley
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female vocalist of the year:
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Vocal duo of the year:
Big & Rich
Brothers Osborne *WINNER
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae

Vocal group of the year:
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town *WINNER
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts

New male vocalist of the year:
Kane Brown
Chris Janson
Chris Lane
Jon Pardi *WINNER
Brett Young

New female vocalist of the year:
Lauren Alaina
Cam
Brandy Clark
Maren Morris *WINNER

New vocal duo or group of the year:
A Thousand Horses
Brothers Osborne *WINNER
Dan + Shay
LOCASH
Maddie & Tae

Album of the year:
“Black” – Dierks Bentley, Capitol Records Nashville
“Dig Your Roots” – Florida Georgia Line, Big Machine Label Group
“HERO” – Maren Morris, Columbia Nashville
“Ripcord” – Keith Urban, Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
“The Weight of These Wings” – Miranda Lambert, RCA Nashville, Vanner Records *WINNER

Single record of the year:
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban, Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
“H.O.L.Y.” – Florida Georgia Line, Big Machine Label Group *WINNER
“Humble And Kind” – Tim McGraw, McGraw Music, Big Machine Recordsa
“My Church” – Maren Morris, Columbia Nashville
Vice – Miranda Lambert, RCA Nashville, Vanner Records

Song of the year:
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban
Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen

“Die A Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
Songwriters: Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur *WINNER

“Humble And Kind” – Tim McGraw
Songwriter: Lori McKenna

“Kill A Word” – Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens
Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Dick, Jeff Hyde

“Tennessee Whiskey” – Chris Stapleton
Songwriters: Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

Video of the year:
“Fire Away” – Chris Stapleton
Director: Tim Mattia
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein

“Forever Country” – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
Director: Joseph Kahn
Producers: Nathan de la Rionda, Jil Hardin, Charleen Manca, Joanna Carter, Chandra LaPlume, Sarah Trahern, Damon Whiteside

“Humble And Kind” – Tim McGraw
Director: Wes Edwards
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein

“Peter Pan” – Kelsea Ballerini
Director: Kristin Barlowe
Producer: Michelle Abnet

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: Ashley Bergeron Ford

Songwriter of the year:
Ashley Gorley
Luke Laird
Hillary Lindsey
Shane McAnally
Lori McKenna *WINNER

Vocal event of the year:
“Different For Girls” – Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King
Producers: Ross Copperman, Arturo Buenahora Jr.
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

“Forever Country” – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
Producer: Shane McAnally
Record Label: MCA Nashville

“May We All” – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Big Machine Label Group *WINNER

“Setting The World On Fire” – Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk
Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
Record Labels: Blue Chair Records, Columbia Nashville

“Think Of You” – Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
Record Labels: RCA Nashville, RCA Records

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Keith Urban Leads Academy of Country Music Awards Nominations

The Academy of Country Music (ACM) award nominations were announced Thursday, with Keith Urban leading the pack with seven nominations.

Urban was nominated in five categories, including his seventh for Entertainer of the Year and 10th nod for Male Vocalist of the Year. Urban is nominated twice, as both artist and producer, in the Album of the Year category for “Ripcord.” He received an additional two nominations, for both artist and producer, in the Single Record of the Year category for “Blue Ain’t Your Color,” which is also nominated in the Song of the Year category.

Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris were close behind with six nominations each. Lambert received her fifth nomination in the Album of the Year category for “The Weight of These Wings.” Lambert’s “Vice” received nods in the Single Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Video of the Year categories.

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Morris received nominations in both Female Vocalist of the Year and New Female Vocalist of the Year categories. She also won a Grammy fthis year for Best Country Solo Performance.

Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will return to host for the second consecutive year. The ACM Awards are produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on April 2 at 8 p.m./7c on CBS.

Read the full list of nominees below.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
· Jason Aldean
· Luke Bryan
· Florida Georgia Line
· Carrie Underwood
· Keith Urban

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
· Jason Aldean
· Dierks Bentley
· Thomas Rhett
· Chris Stapleton
· Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
· Kelsea Ballerini
· Miranda Lambert
· Maren Morris
· Kacey Musgraves
· Carrie Underwood

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
· Big & Rich
· Brothers Osborne
· Dan + Shay
· Florida Georgia Line
· Maddie & Tae

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
· Eli Young Band
· Lady Antebellum
· Little Big Town
· Old Dominion
· Rascal Flatts
NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE
· Kane Brown
· Chris Janson
· Chris Lane
· Jon Pardi
· Brett Young

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE
· Lauren Alaina
· Cam
· Brandy Clark
· Maren Morris
* four nominees only

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE
· A Thousand Horses
· Brothers Osborne
· Dan + Shay
· LOCASH
· Maddie & Tae

ALBUM OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company-Label(s)]
· Black – Dierks Bentley
Producers: Ross Copperman, Arturo Buenahora Jr.
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
· Dig Your Roots – Florida Georgia Line
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Big Machine Label Group
· HERO – Maren Morris
Producers: busbee, Brad Hill, Maren Morris
Record Label: Columbia Nashville
· Ripcord – Keith Urban
Producers: Jeff Bhasker, busbee, Nathan Chapman, Nitzan Kaikov, Dann Huff, Tyler Johnson, Johnny Price, Nile Rodgers, Keith Urban, Greg Wells
Record Label: Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
· The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf
Record Label: RCA Nashville, Vanner Records

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company-Label(s)]
· Blue Ain’t Your Color – Keith Urban
Producers: Dann Huff, Keith Urban
Record Labels: Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
· H.O.L.Y. – Florida Georgia Line

Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Big Machine Label Group
· Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw
Record Label: McGraw Music, Big Machine Records
· My Church – Maren Morris
Producers: busbee, Maren Morris
Record Label: Columbia Nashville
· Vice – Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf
Record Label: RCA Nashville, Vanner Records

SONG OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
· Blue Ain’t Your Color – Keith Urban
Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen
Publishers: WB Music Corp (ASCAP), Music Of The Corn (ASCAP), HillarodyRathbone Music (ASCAP), BMG Gold Songs (ASCAP), House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Spirit Catalog Holdings (S.a.r.l.), Spirit Two Nashville (ASCAP)
· Die A Happy Man – Thomas Rhett
Songwriters: Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur
Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music Inc (BMI), Cricket On The Line (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp (BMI), Eastman Pond Publishing (BMI), Music of Big Deal (BMI), Nice Life (BMI), Frederic And Reid Music (BMI), BMG Platinum Songs (BMI), Brodsky Spensive Publishing (BMI)
· Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
Songwriter: Lori McKenna
Publishers: Songs of Universal Inc (BMI), Hoodie Songs (BMI)
· Kill A Word – Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens
Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Dick, Jeff Hyde
Publishers: Emileon Songs (BMI), Little Louder Songs (BMI), Longer And Louder Music (BMI), Mammaw’s Fried Okra Music (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI)
· Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
Songwriters: Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove
Publishers: Universal-Songs Of PolyGram International (BMI), EMI Algee (BMI)
· Vice – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Smack Hits (GMR), Kobalt Music Group,
Ltd. (GMR), Anderson Fork In The Road Music (ASCAP), Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc. (ASCAP), Smackville Music (ASCAP)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY XFINITY [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]
· Fire Away – Chris Stapleton
Director: Tim Mattia
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein
· Forever Country – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
Director: Joseph Kahn
Producers: Nathan de la Rionda, Jil Hardin, Charleen Manca, Joanna Carter, Chandra LaPlume, Sarah Trahern, Damon Whiteside
· Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
Director: Wes Edwards
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein
· Peter Pan – Kelsea Ballerini
Director: Kristin Barlowe
Producer: Michelle Abnet
· Vice – Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: Ashley Bergeron Ford

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company-Label(s)]
· Different For Girls – Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King
Producers: Ross Copperman, Arturo Buenahora Jr.
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
· Forever Country – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
Producer: Shane McAnally
Record Label: MCA Nashville
· May We All – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Big Machine Label Group
· Setting The World On Fire – Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk
Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
Record Labels: Blue Chair Records, Columbia Nashville
· Think Of You – Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
Record Labels: RCA Nashville, RCA Records

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The Academy of Country Music (ACM) award nominations were announced Thursday, with Keith Urban leading the pack with seven nominations.

Urban was nominated in five categories, including his seventh for Entertainer of the Year and 10th nod for Male Vocalist of the Year. Urban is nominated twice, as both artist and producer, in the Album of the Year category for “Ripcord.” He received an additional two nominations, for both artist and producer, in the Single Record of the Year category for “Blue Ain’t Your Color,” which is also nominated in the Song of the Year category.

Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris were close behind with six nominations each. Lambert received her fifth nomination in the Album of the Year category for “The Weight of These Wings.” Lambert’s “Vice” received nods in the Single Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Video of the Year categories.

Morris received nominations in both Female Vocalist of the Year and New Female Vocalist of the Year categories. She also won a Grammy fthis year for Best Country Solo Performance.

Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will return to host for the second consecutive year. The ACM Awards are produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on April 2 at 8 p.m./7c on CBS.

Read the full list of nominees below.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
· Jason Aldean
· Luke Bryan
· Florida Georgia Line
· Carrie Underwood
· Keith Urban

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
· Jason Aldean
· Dierks Bentley
· Thomas Rhett
· Chris Stapleton
· Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
· Kelsea Ballerini
· Miranda Lambert
· Maren Morris
· Kacey Musgraves
· Carrie Underwood

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
· Big & Rich
· Brothers Osborne
· Dan + Shay
· Florida Georgia Line
· Maddie & Tae

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
· Eli Young Band
· Lady Antebellum
· Little Big Town
· Old Dominion
· Rascal Flatts
NEW MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE
· Kane Brown
· Chris Janson
· Chris Lane
· Jon Pardi
· Brett Young

NEW FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE
· Lauren Alaina
· Cam
· Brandy Clark
· Maren Morris
* four nominees only

NEW VOCAL DUO OR GROUP OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY T-MOBILE
· A Thousand Horses
· Brothers Osborne
· Dan + Shay
· LOCASH
· Maddie & Tae

ALBUM OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company-Label(s)]
· Black – Dierks Bentley
Producers: Ross Copperman, Arturo Buenahora Jr.
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
· Dig Your Roots – Florida Georgia Line
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Big Machine Label Group
· HERO – Maren Morris
Producers: busbee, Brad Hill, Maren Morris
Record Label: Columbia Nashville
· Ripcord – Keith Urban
Producers: Jeff Bhasker, busbee, Nathan Chapman, Nitzan Kaikov, Dann Huff, Tyler Johnson, Johnny Price, Nile Rodgers, Keith Urban, Greg Wells
Record Label: Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
· The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf
Record Label: RCA Nashville, Vanner Records

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company-Label(s)]
· Blue Ain’t Your Color – Keith Urban
Producers: Dann Huff, Keith Urban
Record Labels: Hit Red Records, Capitol Records Nashville
· H.O.L.Y. – Florida Georgia Line

Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Big Machine Label Group
· Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw
Record Label: McGraw Music, Big Machine Records
· My Church – Maren Morris
Producers: busbee, Maren Morris
Record Label: Columbia Nashville
· Vice – Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf
Record Label: RCA Nashville, Vanner Records

SONG OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Songwriter(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
· Blue Ain’t Your Color – Keith Urban
Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen
Publishers: WB Music Corp (ASCAP), Music Of The Corn (ASCAP), HillarodyRathbone Music (ASCAP), BMG Gold Songs (ASCAP), House of Sea Gayle Music (ASCAP), Spirit Catalog Holdings (S.a.r.l.), Spirit Two Nashville (ASCAP)
· Die A Happy Man – Thomas Rhett
Songwriters: Thomas Rhett, Sean Douglas, Joe Spargur
Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music Inc (BMI), Cricket On The Line (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp (BMI), Eastman Pond Publishing (BMI), Music of Big Deal (BMI), Nice Life (BMI), Frederic And Reid Music (BMI), BMG Platinum Songs (BMI), Brodsky Spensive Publishing (BMI)
· Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
Songwriter: Lori McKenna
Publishers: Songs of Universal Inc (BMI), Hoodie Songs (BMI)
· Kill A Word – Eric Church Featuring Rhiannon Giddens
Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Dick, Jeff Hyde
Publishers: Emileon Songs (BMI), Little Louder Songs (BMI), Longer And Louder Music (BMI), Mammaw’s Fried Okra Music (BMI), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI)
· Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
Songwriters: Dean Dillon, Linda Hargrove
Publishers: Universal-Songs Of PolyGram International (BMI), EMI Algee (BMI)
· Vice – Miranda Lambert
Songwriters: Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
Publishers: Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Pink Dog Publishing (BMI), Smack Hits (GMR), Kobalt Music Group,
Ltd. (GMR), Anderson Fork In The Road Music (ASCAP), Kobalt Music Publishing America, Inc. (ASCAP), Smackville Music (ASCAP)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY XFINITY [Awarded to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)]
· Fire Away – Chris Stapleton
Director: Tim Mattia
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein
· Forever Country – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
Director: Joseph Kahn
Producers: Nathan de la Rionda, Jil Hardin, Charleen Manca, Joanna Carter, Chandra LaPlume, Sarah Trahern, Damon Whiteside
· Humble And Kind – Tim McGraw
Director: Wes Edwards
Producer: Jennifer Rothlein
· Peter Pan – Kelsea Ballerini
Director: Kristin Barlowe
Producer: Michelle Abnet
· Vice – Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy
Producer: Ashley Bergeron Ford

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR [Awarded to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company-Label(s)]
· Different For Girls – Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King
Producers: Ross Copperman, Arturo Buenahora Jr.
Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville
· Forever Country – Artists of Then, Now & Forever
Producer: Shane McAnally
Record Label: MCA Nashville
· May We All – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Tim McGraw
Producer: Joey Moi
Record Label: Big Machine Label Group
· Setting The World On Fire – Kenny Chesney Featuring P!nk
Producers: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney
Record Labels: Blue Chair Records, Columbia Nashville
· Think Of You – Chris Young Featuring Cassadee Pope
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young
Record Labels: RCA Nashville, RCA Records

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Lady Gaga and Metallica

Lady Gaga and Metallica are the latest victims of the Grammys equipment curse as in true rock n’ roll fashion — James Hetfield’s mic didn’t work. Also, the whole performance was an utter mess.

Sturgill Simpson

Yeah, we Googled him too.

Kelsea Ballerini and Lukas Graham

Their mashup of Ballerini’s “Peter Pan” and Graham’s “7 Years” didn’t mix well at all, and it sounded clumsy and messy.

Hodge Podge Tribute to the Bee Gees

Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Tori Kelly and Andra Day came together for a Bee Gees tribute, and it made us not want to stay alive.

Adele

Adele opened the Grammys with her hit “Hello,” but she didn’t sound on key during it. Her song accompanying George Michael’s tribute reel was a lot more powerful, especially when she paused her performance because she wanted to give Michael the tribute he deserves.

Maren Morris and Alicia Keys

Acoustically, the two sounded amazing together, but all in all, their performance was, well — blah.

Gary Clark Jr.

His performance was kind of a snooze-fest compared to Katy Perry’s and Beyonce’s (duh).

Bruno Mars

The normally-hyped up singer kept it mellow at the Grammys, singing his newest single “That’s What I Like” with The Hooligans. Not the best choice given that he could’ve sung “24K Magic” to get the audience going. No one really knew his newest song enough to liven up Staples Center.

Katy Perry

“Chained to the Rhythm?” More like “Chained to this Endless Performance.” The only good news is that she changed from her awful Tom Ford red carpet ensemble to a flattering suit. Well, and the staging and visuals were nice.

Ed Sheeran

The Grammys marked Ed Sheeran’s long-awaited return to the stage after dropping two new singles, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill” last month. And he killed it singing “Shape of You” with an acoustic guitar.

The Weeknd

His performance with Daft Punk was visually mesmerizing and The Weeknd sounded amazing.

Anderson .Paak and A Tribe Called Quest

Easily the most political of the evening, Q-Tip and company decried “Agent Orange,” presumably President Trump, in a rousing set that had Beyonce and Jay-Z dancing in the aisles.

James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

Shortly after he told audiences that CBS is making him don a cardboard cutout for his segment “Carpool Karaoke,” he beckoned Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Neil Diamond, Jason Derulo, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw to sing “Sweet Caroline,” which got the whole Staples Center singing along.

Bruno Mars’ Prince Tribute

Morris Day, Jellybean Johnson, and Jerome Benton of The Time opened the tribute to Prince before Bruno Mars took the stage. People on Twitter freaked out, calling it “one of the best tributes” they had ever seen and thanking Mars for honoring the late singer in such a great way. The performance was lively, and Mars channeled the “Purple Rain” singer wearing a purple, sequin suit.

John Legend and Cynthia Erivo’s In Memoriam performance

Legend and Erivo’s beautiful performance while we mourned the people who died this year left many in tears.

Beyonce

“She see it, she want it, she stunt, yellow bone it, She dream it, she work hard, she grind ’til she own it.”

Lady Gaga and Metallica

Lady Gaga and Metallica are the latest victims of the Grammys equipment curse as in true rock n’ roll fashion — James Hetfield’s mic didn’t work. Also, the whole performance was an utter mess.

Sturgill Simpson

Yeah, we Googled him too.

Kelsea Ballerini and Lukas Graham

Their mashup of Ballerini’s “Peter Pan” and Graham’s “7 Years” didn’t mix well at all, and it sounded clumsy and messy.

Hodge Podge Tribute to the Bee Gees

Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Tori Kelly and Andra Day came together for a Bee Gees tribute, and it made us not want to stay alive.

Adele

Adele opened the Grammys with her hit “Hello,” but she didn’t sound on key during it. Her song accompanying George Michael’s tribute reel was a lot more powerful, especially when she paused her performance because she wanted to give Michael the tribute he deserves.

Maren Morris and Alicia Keys

Acoustically, the two sounded amazing together, but all in all, their performance was, well — blah.

Gary Clark Jr.

His performance was kind of a snooze-fest compared to Katy Perry’s and Beyonce’s (duh).

Bruno Mars

The normally-hyped up singer kept it mellow at the Grammys, singing his newest single “That’s What I Like” with The Hooligans. Not the best choice given that he could’ve sung “24K Magic” to get the audience going. No one really knew his newest song enough to liven up Staples Center.

Katy Perry

“Chained to the Rhythm?” More like “Chained to this Endless Performance.” The only good news is that she changed from her awful Tom Ford red carpet ensemble to a flattering suit. Well, and the staging and visuals were nice.

Ed Sheeran

The Grammys marked Ed Sheeran’s long-awaited return to the stage after dropping two new singles, “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill” last month. And he killed it singing “Shape of You” with an acoustic guitar.

The Weeknd

His performance with Daft Punk was visually mesmerizing and The Weeknd sounded amazing.

Anderson .Paak and A Tribe Called Quest

Easily the most political of the evening, Q-Tip and company decried “Agent Orange,” presumably President Trump, in a rousing set that had Beyonce and Jay-Z dancing in the aisles.

James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke

Shortly after he told audiences that CBS is making him don a cardboard cutout for his segment “Carpool Karaoke,” he beckoned Jennifer Lopez, John Legend, Neil Diamond, Jason Derulo, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw to sing “Sweet Caroline,” which got the whole Staples Center singing along.

Bruno Mars’ Prince Tribute

Morris Day, Jellybean Johnson, and Jerome Benton of The Time opened the tribute to Prince before Bruno Mars took the stage. People on Twitter freaked out, calling it “one of the best tributes” they had ever seen and thanking Mars for honoring the late singer in such a great way. The performance was lively, and Mars channeled the “Purple Rain” singer wearing a purple, sequin suit.

John Legend and Cynthia Erivo’s In Memoriam performance

Legend and Erivo’s beautiful performance while we mourned the people who died this year left many in tears.

Beyonce

“She see it, she want it, she stunt, yellow bone it, She dream it, she work hard, she grind ’til she own it.”

Alicia Keys, Maren Morris Team Up for Touching Duet at 2017 Grammys

“Don’t forget that you loved me once,” Maren Morris and Alicia Keys sang, teaming up to belt out “Once” at the 2017 Grammys on Sunday. Keys (sporting a now-signature, makeup-free look) wore a shimmering jumpsuit that matched the sparkle of Morris’ sequined bodysuit. The two seamlessly alternated verses to the touching ballad. Keys has won 15 Grammy awards out of 29… Read more »

“Don’t forget that you loved me once,” Maren Morris and Alicia Keys sang, teaming up to belt out “Once” at the 2017 Grammys on Sunday. Keys (sporting a now-signature, makeup-free look) wore a shimmering jumpsuit that matched the sparkle of Morris’ sequined bodysuit. The two seamlessly alternated verses to the touching ballad. Keys has won 15 Grammy awards out of 29... Read more »

23 Grammys Red Carpet Looks Ranked, From Lady Gaga to Katy Perry (Photos)

Chrissy Teigen stunned in her black number as she accompanied her husband John Legend to the award show.

Carrie Underwood got major props from the “E!” red carpet team when she wore her red gown with bell sleeves and a plunging neckline.

The neck bundle is a little much but Jennifer Lopez SLAYS in this pink number with the slit.

Maren Morris did not take Best New Artist, but she certainly made an impression in this subtly sexy purple number

Despite some problems with a certain airline, it’s clear that Jason Derulo’s baggage made it through — the singer looks like a true showman in this three-piece and overcoat.

The dress is okay, but Celine Dion just looks beautiful in the ensemble.

Adele looks good in the dress but the ensemble didn’t wow us.

Lea Michele’s outfit is cool and her body looks amazing in it, but her eye makeup makes her look like a corpse.

CeeLo Green looks silly but you also gotta give him props for doing something this crazy.

Ryan Seacrest looks like a used car salesman in this velour brown jacket.

Heidi Klum looks beautiful in this metallic dress but it’s way too casual for an event like the Grammys.

Nick Jonas may be a budding sex symbol, but this jacket looks more Dolly Parton than debonair.

It’s clear that the car ride to the Staples Center wasn’t that forgiving on Taraji P. Henson’s mini — but the woman can wear anything.

We’re not really sure what Katy Perry was thinking in this metallic Tom Ford number.

Sorry, Solange — we tried taking a cute from your sister, but we can’t seem to make lemonade out of this choice of yours.

Dressed for his Sunday errands, Skrillex makes a pit stop at the Grammys.

She’s a beautiful girl with a crazy voice, but this convergence of trends — cutouts, quilted, Balmain reminiscent nightmare — just looks vulgar.

When we tried to pinpoint what her outfit reminds us of, we came up with “going to church,” “kinky 70s secretary” and “girls scout troop leader.” This a lot going on here and none of it is good.

Of course, Lady Gaga marches to the beat of her own drum when it comes to fashion, but this is barely a look.

“Orange is the New Black” Laverne Cox is wearing a leather dress that looks like it’s bearing staples to keep the dress together. Cox is usually dead-on trend, but this punk-inspired gown feels dated.

Why, Girl Crush?

Chrissy Teigen stunned in her black number as she accompanied her husband John Legend to the award show.

Carrie Underwood got major props from the “E!” red carpet team when she wore her red gown with bell sleeves and a plunging neckline.

The neck bundle is a little much but Jennifer Lopez SLAYS in this pink number with the slit.

Maren Morris did not take Best New Artist, but she certainly made an impression in this subtly sexy purple number

Despite some problems with a certain airline, it’s clear that Jason Derulo’s baggage made it through — the singer looks like a true showman in this three-piece and overcoat.

The dress is okay, but Celine Dion just looks beautiful in the ensemble.

Adele looks good in the dress but the ensemble didn’t wow us.

Lea Michele’s outfit is cool and her body looks amazing in it, but her eye makeup makes her look like a corpse.

CeeLo Green looks silly but you also gotta give him props for doing something this crazy.

Ryan Seacrest looks like a used car salesman in this velour brown jacket.

Heidi Klum looks beautiful in this metallic dress but it’s way too casual for an event like the Grammys.

Nick Jonas may be a budding sex symbol, but this jacket looks more Dolly Parton than debonair.

It’s clear that the car ride to the Staples Center wasn’t that forgiving on Taraji P. Henson’s mini — but the woman can wear anything.

We’re not really sure what Katy Perry was thinking in this metallic Tom Ford number.

Sorry, Solange — we tried taking a cute from your sister, but we can’t seem to make lemonade out of this choice of yours.

Dressed for his Sunday errands, Skrillex makes a pit stop at the Grammys.

She’s a beautiful girl with a crazy voice, but this convergence of trends — cutouts, quilted, Balmain reminiscent nightmare — just looks vulgar.

When we tried to pinpoint what her outfit reminds us of, we came up with “going to church,” “kinky 70s secretary” and “girls scout troop leader.” This a lot going on here and none of it is good.

Of course, Lady Gaga marches to the beat of her own drum when it comes to fashion, but this is barely a look.

“Orange is the New Black” Laverne Cox is wearing a leather dress that looks like it’s bearing staples to keep the dress together. Cox is usually dead-on trend, but this punk-inspired gown feels dated.

Why, Girl Crush?

Everything You Need to Know About 2017 Grammy Awards Broadcast

CBS is the home of the biggest event in music in 2017 — the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.

The award show, hosted by “The Late Late Show” host James Corden, kicks off at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific Sunday, Feb. 12. CBS will air the award show, with E! News and the Grammy Awards’ website, Grammy.com, providing additional coverage before and after the ceremony.

Beyonce leads the pack going into the show with nine award nominations, including one for “Album of the Year” for her release, “Lemonade.” She’s followed by Rihanna, Kanye and Drake, who each grabbed eight nominations at the award show, and Chance the Rapper, who earned seven.

Also Read: How to Watch the 59th Annual Grammys Red Carpet Coverage Online

You can find the full rundown of information on where and how to catch the show, and what to expect, below.

When: Show starts at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific, Sunday, Feb. 12. Red carpet coverage on CBS starts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern/4:30 p.m. Pacific, and on E! News at 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific. Pre-show coverage on E! News starts at 4 p.m. Eastern/1 p.m. Pacific.

Host: James Corden

Where to watch: CBS over the air or via cable or satellite — or the CBS All Access streaming service. CBS All Access requires a subscription, but new users can get a seven-day trial of CBS service for free. CBS’s service with commercials goes for $6 per month; without commercials, it’s $10 per month. More coverage, including red carpet coverage, is available on Grammy.com and on E! Online and on the E! News apps on iPhone and Android.

Also Read: How to Watch the Grammys Online

Performers: Here’s the complete list of artists slated to perform during the show.

Katy Perry

Adele

Chance the Rapper

Bruno Mars

The Weeknd and Daft Punk

Lady Gaga and Metallica

Alicia Keys and Maren Morris

Sturgill Simpson

Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Andra Day and Tori Kelly

Lukas Graham

Kelsea Ballerini

John Legend and Cynthia Erivo

Anderson .Paak and A Tribe Called Quest

Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood

William Bell and Gary Clark Jr.

Beyonce, reportedly

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Grammys Party Pics: The Chainsmokers are the Princes of Music’s Big Weekend (Photos)

Inside Grammys Rehearsals: ‘I Hope It Will Be a Political Show,’ Producer Says

CBS is the home of the biggest event in music in 2017 — the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.

The award show, hosted by “The Late Late Show” host James Corden, kicks off at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific Sunday, Feb. 12. CBS will air the award show, with E! News and the Grammy Awards’ website, Grammy.com, providing additional coverage before and after the ceremony.

Beyonce leads the pack going into the show with nine award nominations, including one for “Album of the Year” for her release, “Lemonade.” She’s followed by Rihanna, Kanye and Drake, who each grabbed eight nominations at the award show, and Chance the Rapper, who earned seven.

You can find the full rundown of information on where and how to catch the show, and what to expect, below.

When: Show starts at 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific, Sunday, Feb. 12. Red carpet coverage on CBS starts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern/4:30 p.m. Pacific, and on E! News at 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific. Pre-show coverage on E! News starts at 4 p.m. Eastern/1 p.m. Pacific.

Host: James Corden

Where to watch: CBS over the air or via cable or satellite — or the CBS All Access streaming service. CBS All Access requires a subscription, but new users can get a seven-day trial of CBS service for free. CBS’s service with commercials goes for $6 per month; without commercials, it’s $10 per month. More coverage, including red carpet coverage, is available on Grammy.com and on E! Online and on the E! News apps on iPhone and Android.

Performers: Here’s the complete list of artists slated to perform during the show.

Katy Perry

Adele

Chance the Rapper

Bruno Mars

The Weeknd and Daft Punk

Lady Gaga and Metallica

Alicia Keys and Maren Morris

Sturgill Simpson

Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Andra Day and Tori Kelly

Lukas Graham

Kelsea Ballerini

John Legend and Cynthia Erivo

Anderson .Paak and A Tribe Called Quest

Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood

William Bell and Gary Clark Jr.

Beyonce, reportedly

Related stories from TheWrap:

Grammys 2017: Beyonce's 'Lemonade' Leads With 9 Nominations

Grammys Party Pics: The Chainsmokers are the Princes of Music's Big Weekend (Photos)

Inside Grammys Rehearsals: 'I Hope It Will Be a Political Show,' Producer Says