Dan + Shay Are Spending 10,000 Hours Bringing New Fans To Country Music

Dan + Shay Are Spending 10,000 Hours Bringing New Fans To Country Music

In an already award filled year for Dan + Shay, the hottest duo in country music has another opportunity to walk home with 3 more trophies this weekend at the American Music Awards. Their nominations include Favorite Duo or Group of the Year, and Favorite Song for “10,000 Hours”, both in the country categories.

Dan + Shay’s “10,000 Hours” also has a nomination, along with Justin Bieber, in the all-genre Collaboration of the Year…which Shay says is not only important for him and Dan, but also country music in general “Being in that all-genre category just…I think it’s great for not only for our career, but just the country music format. You know, any time we can…We love country music and we’re so proud of the people who are in our format, and any time bring over some fans from somewhere else and get them to kind of check out some other country artists because they heard us on the pop station or watched us on an award show, we’re very thankful for that. And I think that’s good for everybody. So, we’re very appreciative to be in that all-genre category kind of waving that country music banner.”

The 2020 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on ABC on November 22 at 8 PM ET/ 7C.

Check out the music video for Dan + Shay, and Justin Bieber’s American Music Award nominated song “10,000 Hours”

photo credit: Catherine Powell

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Miranda Lambert is Settling Down and Setting Up Shop

Miranda Lambert is Settling Down and Setting Up Shop

If you’ve been to lower Broadway in Nashville over the last several years, you know country music artist owned honkytonks having been sprouting up all along Music City’s famous strip.

Jason Aldean, John Rich, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and Alan Jackson all already have venues…but now there’s another name being thrown in the mix, and it’s a first!

Miranda Lambert will be the first female country artist to have a downtown venue. Miranda’s place will be located at 308 Broadway, and looks to be named “Miranda Lambert’s Casa Rosa.”

Miranda was perhaps encouraged to move into this new venture by a 2018 Nashville Business Journal poll. When music industry pros were asked, “Which female country star should open a downtown bar?” — Miranda garnered the most votes.

Miranda is partnering with TC Restaurant Group on the new place, and it looks like even more details will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Photo Credit: Ellen Von Unwerth