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Mark Wills Becomes Grand Ole Opry Member

Mark Wills Becomes Grand Ole Opry Member

Mark Wills’ musical dream came true on Jan. 11 when he was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. The singer was asked to join the esteemed organization by Vince Gill on Dec. 21. “I think that the induction was a complete, 100 percent shock, so I was actually kind of proud of myself that I…MORE

Grand Ole Opry Announces First New Member of 2019

Grand Ole Opry Announces First New Member of 2019

Longtime fan-favorite Mark Wills will be the newest addition to the Grand Ole Opry. Mark was invited by Vince Gill to join the venerable organization during his performance on Dec. 21. Vince surprised Mark with the invitation, saying, “We at the Opry would like to ask you to become the next member of the Grand…MORE

Forever Country Celebration Continues With Artists Covering Award-Winning Songs

Forever Country Celebration Continues With Artists Covering Award-Winning Songs

In celebration of the CMA Awards 50th Anniversary this year, country music stars are continuing to show their support for the Golden Anniversary. Last month, 30 CMA Award-winning artists got together to record a new song and video, “Forever Country,”—comprised of three country classics, John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” Wilie Nelson’s “On 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.

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