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Campbell One of Urban’s Idols

Posted On August 31, 2016

Keith Urban has a special name for the all-around guitar player and singer. "I've always been a fan of what I like to call 'guitartists,'" Urban says. Urban was one of the guys who paid tribute to Glen Campbell last night at the 10th Annual ACM Honors. Urban has often said that Campbell is one…

Final CMA Awards Nominees Coming Tomorrow

Posted On August 30, 2016

The final nominees for the 2016 CMA Awards will be revealed this week. Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban and Cam will announce the names tomorrow morning live from the Grand Ole Opry on "Good Morning America." Nominees in select categories will be revealed between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. ET. Later, the complete list will be posted…

Sturgill Simpson Blasts Merle Haggard Spirit Award

Posted On August 30, 2016

Sturgill Simpson is blasting the ACMs for creating an award that celebrates Merle Haggard's legacy. He took to Facebook yesterday to accuse the Academy of Country Music of joining others who have "hitched their wagon to his name." In his online tirade, Simpson cited an unnamed source that claims Haggard left Nashville after a record…

Cam Announces Burning House Tour

Posted On August 30, 2016

Cam is prepping her first headlining tour. The Burning House Tour will launch on October 27th in Chicago and will stop in 12 cities before wrapping up with two shows in Las Vegas in December. Cam Burning House Tour Dates: Oct 27 / Chicago / Joe's Bar On Weed Street Oct 28 / Medina, OH…

Luke Bryan Joins Charlie Daniels’ Volunteer Jam Lineup

Posted On August 30, 2016

Luke Bryan is joining the lineup of performers for Charlie Daniels' 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam. He's being added to the already star-studded lineup featuring Chris Stapleton, Kid Rock, Larry the Cable Guy and Travis Tritt. The concert will be held on November 30th at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. This is the 41st year for Daniels' Volunteer…