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Old Dominion In Alaska When They Hear About Award Nods

Posted On September 01, 2016

Matthew Ramsey says the band members of Old Dominion woke up to messages of congratulations yesterday for their CMA awards nominations. Ramsey says the band woke up to numerous messages of congratulations on their two CMA Award nominations yesterday. The group was in Alaska, so they got the news that they had been nominated in the…

Young Thrilled With CMA Nomination For Music Event

Posted On September 01, 2016

Chris Young is nominated in a new category for the CMA Awards. Chris Young and Cassadee Pope have a CMA nomination for Music Event Of The Year for their number-one song, "Think Of You." "I'm so excited to have a CMA nomination in a category that I've never been nominated in before... Being able to…

Bentley Gets Four Nominations for the CMA Awards

Posted On September 01, 2016

Dierks Bentley is acknowledging his fans as part of the reason he is nominated for four CMA Award nominations. "It feels to be nominated for four CMAs. You work so hard on the music and the most important audience is your fans," Bentley says. Bentley has four nominations for the CMA Awards this year, including Male…

Trace Adkins To Donate Money To Family Of Slain Officer

Posted On August 31, 2016

Trace Adkins is helping the family of a Tennessee police officer killed in the line of duty. Maryville Officer Kenny Moats died on August 25th after being shot while responding to a domestic dispute.  He leaves behind a wife and three children. Adkins is scheduled to perform in Knoxville on September 2nd at The Back…

Sturgill Simpson Rant Not Directed At Miranda Lambert

Posted On August 31, 2016

Sturgill Simpson is clarifying his online tirade over the ACM's creation of the Merle Haggard Spirit Award. On Monday on Facebook, Simpson blasted the Academy of Country Music for joining others who have "hitched their wagon" to Haggard's name. After learning that Miranda Lambert would receive the inaugural award, Simpson made sure to note that…