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“A Night for Austin” Benefit Concert to Feature Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Vince Gill, Bonnie Raitt & More

“A Night for Austin” Benefit Concert to Feature Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Vince Gill, Bonnie Raitt & More

Where there’s a Willie, there’s a way. Willie Nelson and wife Annie Nelson are teaming with Paul Simon and Edie Brickell to organize A Night for Austin, a fundraising event on June 10 at 8 p.m. CT to benefit the Austin Community Foundation. The two-hour, commercial-free, telethon-style fundraiser will benefit the Austin Community Foundation in…MORE

Watch Garth Brooks and Darius Rucker’s Soul-Soothing Performances in Tribute to James Taylor at the Kennedy Center Honors

Watch Garth Brooks and Darius Rucker’s Soul-Soothing Performances in Tribute to James Taylor at the Kennedy Center Honors

After being recorded in Washington D.C. in early December, the 39th Kennedy Center Honors aired on CBS last night (Dec. 27). The annual event honors performing artists for their lifetime of contributions to American culture. This year’s honorees included James Taylor, Al Pacino, gospel and soul singer Mavis Staples, Argentine pianist Martha Argerich and the…MORE

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Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year.

His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year.

Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three award nominations for the song. I mean, there’s so much that’s gone into it and so many people that have fallen in love with it and supported it and, you know, just having a hit with your friend in the first place is great with a song like “Famous Friends” with my buddy Kane Brown, but then to be nominated for three different CMA Awards, including Single of the Year. It’s just incredible.”

Chris, Kane and all the other nominees will learn if they’re taking home trophies, when the 55th Annual CMA Awards are handed out in Nashville on Wednesday November 10 – broadcasted live on ABC.

Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson