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Presenters Announced for the 53rd CMA Awards, Including Jennifer Nettles, Midland, Vince Gill, Morgan Wallen & More

Presenters Announced for the 53rd CMA Awards, Including Jennifer Nettles, Midland, Vince Gill, Morgan Wallen & More

The Country Music Association announced the presenters for the 53rd annual CMA Awards on Nov. 13: Bobby Bones, Hannah Brown, Deana Carter, Kristin Chenoweth, Janie Fricke, Jim Gaffigan, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, Midland, Craig Morgan, Jennifer Nettles, Madelaine Petsch, J.B. Smoove, Pam Tillis, Morgan Wallen and Trisha Yearwood. Previously announced performers include Eric…MORE

PBS to Air “Country Music: Live at the Ryman” Concert With Dwight Yoakam, Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill & More [Set List]

PBS to Air “Country Music: Live at the Ryman” Concert With Dwight Yoakam, Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill & More [Set List]

After an eight-year exploration, Ken Burns’ 16-hour Country Music documentary will premiere on PBS on Sept. 15. In celebration of the new film, PBS will air its all-star concert, Country Music: Live at the Ryman, on Sept. 8. Recorded at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium in March, the concert will feature performances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash,…MORE

Rolling Along

Rolling Along

Happy 58th birthday to Kathy Mattea. The Grammy winner was born on June 21, 1959, in South Charleston, W.Va. Click the pic to hear Kathy’s “Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses.”MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #11–20

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #11–20

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 1, we’re featuring #11–20. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

Sweet Christmas Memories From Your Favorite Country Stars

Sweet Christmas Memories From Your Favorite Country Stars

Maybe it’s the fragrance of a freshly cut fir. An old-fashioned card. A smoldering log in a fireplace beneath bulging stockings. From childhood recollections of reindeer hooves on the roof and visions of sugarplums to the joy of buying a unique gift for that special someone, everyone has cherished memories of Christmas. Your favorite country…MORE

Kathy Mattea: On Top of the World

Kathy Mattea: On Top of the World

Kathy Mattea cares, and the music community cares for her. That much became obvious as Country Weekly tagged along during her recent whirlwind travels between New York City and Nashville. During a four-day New York blitz, Kathy continued to carry country music’s banner in the fight against AIDS—a cause she has cared about for years—and…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.

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