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Young Remembers Attending Awards Show Before Being Nominated

Posted On October 31, 2016

Chris Young says he was sometimes able to get a ticket to the CMA Awards before he was actually in the business. Young is from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville, so it wasn't unusual for him to get a ticket to the awards show and get to go and rub shoulders with all the…

Paisley Achieves Career Goals Of Opry And Awards

Posted On October 28, 2016

Brad Paisley had two goals when he moved to Nashville. "There's a couple things I really wanted when I got to this town. One of them was to be a member of the Opry. That was number one on the list. And then the second thing, honestly, would have probably been a CMA Award," Paisley…

Dierks Bentley To Perform Free Concert Before CMAs

Posted On October 28, 2016

Dierks Bentley will give fans a free show ahead of the CMAs next week. He's set to perform at Bridgestone Arena the morning of November 2nd. According to "WKRN-TV" in Nashville, the show will be part of Good Morning America's celebration of the 50th annual awards show. Dierks Bentley is up for four trophies this…

Garth Brooks Reveals Favorite Halloween Costume

Posted On October 28, 2016

Garth Brooks is revealing his favorite Halloween costume. He tells the "Taste of Country Music Nights," one year, he dressed as "Garth Vader."  He wore a Darth Vader costume with a cowboy hat.  The Country music legend admitted he's not the biggest fan of Halloween but said that costume he pulled off was timeless.

Jennifer Nettles To Host CMA Country Christmas Event

Posted On October 28, 2016

Jennifer Nettles is tapped to host this year's CMA Country Christmas event. It brings together several artists, dressed festively and ready to sing their favorite Christmas tunes. This is the seventh year Nettles is hosting the awards show. The TV special will air on ABC on November 28th.