NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The lack of women on country radio is as tired as a bad country song cliche, but the Country Music Association Awards is trying to set the stage for them to reign, both as...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton will perform a new song "Faith" in a gospel medley, Reba McEntire will revisit her hit "Fancy" and Chris Stapleton will perform a duet with Pink at this year's...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It's a wide-open field for this year's CMT Music Awards as four artists have a leading three nominations each: Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris and Zac Brown...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The ACM Awards will feature collaborations between pop star Khalid and Kane Brown, three-time Grammy-winner Brandi Carlile with Dierks Bentley and pop star Kelly Clarkson...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Stapleton and Dan + Shay lead the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations each while Grammy album of the year winner Kacey Musgraves comes in with...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen teamed up with country star Eric Church on a version of "Working on the Highway" and Jon Stewart laced into Donald Trump at a bawdy event Monday in New York that gathered comedians and musicians to help raise money for military veterans.
Eric Church, "Desperate Man" (EMI Records Nashville)
Eric Church turned in country music's album of the year in 2016 and promptly took some time off from releasing new music. Now he's back with his sixth album "Desperate Man," displaying the approachable storytelling that his fans expect and Nashville banks on.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, Jim Gaffigan and Seth Meyers are headlining this year's Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which benefits injured veterans and their families.
Jimmy Carr and Eric Church are also on the bill for the Nov. 5 comedy event at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
iTunes charts for week ending July 19, 2018
1. In My Feelings, Drake
2. Girls Like You (feat. Cardi B),Maroon 5
3. I Like It, Cardi B,Bad Bunny & J Balvin
4. You Say, Lauren Daigle
5. God is a woman, Ariana Grande
6. Better Now,Post Malone
7. Simple, Florida Georgia Line
8. no tears left to cry, Ariana Grande
9. Desperate Man, Eric Church
10.Nice For What, Drake
1. Scorpion, Drake
2. Rolling Papers 2, Wiz Khalifa
3. The Greatest Showman (Original...Various Artists
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Headliners including Garth Brooks and the Foo Fighters helped Sioux Falls' $117 million events center sell more than 700,000 tickets last year.
It was the first time the Denny Sanford Premier Center had attendance that topped 700,000, the Argus Leader reported. The three-year-old facility also saw a net operating income of more than $2 million for the second straight year.
Three artists who performed at a country music festival that became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history honored those music fans lost at deadly concert attacks with a tearful performance at the Grammy Awards.
Country artists Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne delivered a moving performance of Eric Clapton's Grammy-winning classic "Tears in Heaven," during the 60th annual Grammys Awards in New York City on Sunday, the names of victims behind them.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three performers at last year's Route 91 Harvest Festival where a gunman opened fire on fans will perform a tribute at this year's Grammy Awards to honor victims killed at live music events this past year.
Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, who performed at the three-day country festival prior to the mass shooting last October, will collaborate on a special performance at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, airing live on CBS from New York on Jan. 28.
Travis Meadows finds success after addiction
Garth Brooks continued his winning streak as entertainer of the year at the 2017 Country Music Association Awards, beating out Luke Bryan and Keith Urban.
Brooks, who has won the top prize six times, also beat Chris Stapleton and Eric Church on Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
"We're a family," he said about the country music community when accepting the honor.
Though he ended the awards show on a happy note, the night was marked by emotional and political moments.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The 2017 Country Music Association Awards take place Wednesday, and we at The Associated Press are placing bets on who will have a great night, and who won't.
Miranda Lambert is the top contender with five nominations, while Little Big Town and Keith Urban earned four each.
The show, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live on ABC at 8 p.m. EST from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Music fans who tune in to the Country Music Association awards next month will get to hear performances by the reigning Entertainer of the Year and the singer coming in with the most nominations.
Garth Brooks, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi, Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood will all take the stage.
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Eric Church breaks down in tribute to Vegas victims
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Eric Church struggled to hold back tears in a tribute to the victims of the mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas and debuted a song he wrote in their honor called "Why Not Me."
Church was a headliner at the Route 91 Harvest Festival two days before a gunman opened fire on a crowd of thousands Sunday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Strait, Dolly Parton, Kelsea Ballerini, Eric Church, Reba McEntire, Toby Keith, Willie Nelson and Shel Silverstein will be honored by the Academy of Country Music during a television special.
ACM announced Tuesday the special award honorees for the ACM Honors show, to be held in Nashville on Aug. 23 and broadcast at a later date on CBS.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley and more are performing at this year's CMA Music Festival in June in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Country Music Association on Friday announced the lineup for concerts at Nissan Stadium on June 8-11. Additional performers include Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Kelsea Ballerini, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Sam Hunt, Maren Morris, Rascal Flatts and Thomas Rhett.
ShowBiz Minute: Cassidy, Church, US Box Office
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But he's taken his biggest step yet by cancelling more than 25,000 tickets to his spring tour that were purchased by scalpers and putting them back on sale for fans to purchase.
The "Springsteen" singer told The Associated Press he's going to do everything he can do to stop what he calls a criminal organization that's making millions.
Complete list of winners of Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards, held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee:
Entertainer of the Year — Garth Brooks.
Female vocalist of the year — Carrie Underwood.
Male vocalist of the year — Chris Stapleton.
Album of the Year — "Mr. Misunderstood," Eric Church.
Song of the Year (songwriter's award) — "Humble and Kind," Lori McKenna (recorded by Tim McGraw).
Single of the Year — "Die a Happy Man," Thomas Rhett.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn's career was just beginning when the first Country Music Association Awards were handed out in 1967, but five decades later, both musical institutions are still going strong.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The list of performances at the 50th annual Country Music Association Awards keeps growing.
The CMA announced Monday that Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood, Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves and Kelsea Ballerini would also be performing on the awards show airing Nov. 2 on ABC.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Maren Morris and Keith Urban, as well as hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, will perform at the 50th annual Country Music Association Awards show, the CMA announced Monday. The Nov. 2 show will air live from Nashville on ABC.
Church and Morris have five nominations apiece, and both are vying for single and song of the year. Bentley has four nominations, including album of the year and male vocalist.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Stapleton, Eric Church and budding newcomer Maren Morris are the leaders at the 2016 Country Music Association Awards.
The three performers received five nominations each Wednesday. The awards show, in its 50th year, will air live Nov. 2 on ABC in Nashville, Tennessee at the Bridgestone Arena.