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Lambert, Church Make “Rolling Stone’s” 2014 Best Albums List

Posted On December 02, 2014

(Undated) -- Miranda Lambert and Eric Church are getting recognition for their latest work. Miranda's "Platinum" has the number five spot on "Rolling Stone" magazine's list of the "50 Best Albums of 2014." She's praised for the way her album "smoothly balances solo-act introspection with A-list ring grabs, co-starring the likes of Carrie Underwood and…

Ronnie Dunn Announces New Record Deal, Talks With Kix Brooks

Posted On December 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Ronnie Dunn says he has a new record deal. Over the holiday weekend the country star posted a photo of himself on Facebook wearing a cap that reads "NASHCHETTA," and called it his "new company cap." He added that he had a "record deal with Big Machine / NASH Icon." Scott Borchetta is…

Haggard Being Honored At Tuesday’s “CMT Artists Of The Year”

Posted On December 01, 2014

(Undated) -- The "CMT Artists of the Year" aren't the only stars who'll be celebrated at the event, taking place Tuesday in Nashville. Merle Haggard will also be honored with the inaugural Artist of a Lifetime Award. Eric Church, Ashley Monroe, and T Bone Burnett will play a tribute to Hag, who'll receive his award…

Luke Bryan Missing CMT Artists Ceremony Following Death In Family

Posted On December 01, 2014

(Undated) -- Luke Bryan won't be on hand for Tuesday's "CMT Artists of the Year" ceremony. CMT.com says the country star is with his family in Georgia following the death of his brother-in-law over the weekend. An obituary in Georgia's "Albany Herald" says Ben Lee Cheshire passed away on Saturday. He was 46. Ben was…

Reba To Be Honored At American Country Countdown Awards

Posted On December 01, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Reba McEntire is set to be honored at the upcoming American Country Countdown Awards. The singer will receive the NASH Icon Award in recognition of her lengthy, successful, and influential career. The tribute will include a musical salute from Miranda Lambert and Kelly Clarkson, while Kix Brooks will present the award to…