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  • Eric Paslay Calls First CMA Awards Nomination “Crazy”

    Eric Paslay Calls First CMA Awards Nomination “Crazy”

    Eric Paslay photo courtesy of Capitol Nashville. Eli Young Band’s “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” is up for Song of the Year at Thursday’s CMA Awards. A songwriter’s award, the nomination is the first…

  • Carrie Underwood Extends Blown Away Tour

    Carrie Underwood Extends Blown Away Tour

    Carrie Underwood photo by James White, courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Carrie Underwood has extended her Blown Away Tour into 2013, adding an additional 40 North American dates. The second leg is set to kick…

  • Taylor Swift to Co-Host GRAMMY Nominations Concert

    Taylor Swift to Co-Host GRAMMY Nominations Concert

    Taylor Swift photo courtesy of Big Machine Label Group. Taylor Swift will co-host The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! – Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night alongside LL Cool J, bringing the pair back together after co-hosting…

  • Katie Armiger Celebrates First Top 40 Single

    Katie Armiger Celebrates First Top 40 Single

    Katie Amiger photo courtesy of Cold River Records. Katie Armiger has one more reason to wear her little black dress. Her latest single, “Better In A Black Dress,” is at No. 38 on the Mediabase…

  • Charlie Daniels Releases New Patriotic Single

    Charlie Daniels Releases New Patriotic Single

    Charlie Daniels photo courtesy of Webster PR. Charlie Daniels has released his latest single, “Take Back The USA.” There are two version of the song, one including a narrative of a Bible verse from Chronicles…

  • OFFSTAGE: The Band Perry Nail New Single

    OFFSTAGE: The Band Perry Nail New Single

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) The suspense was killing me. I knew The Band Perry were releasing their…

  • Around the Web: Carrie Underwood Will Sing on American Music Awards

    Around the Web: Carrie Underwood Will Sing on American Music Awards

    Carrie Underwood joins pop performers for the American Music Awards. Kelly Clarkson and Vince Gill take it slow on “Don’t Rush.” Toby Keith serves up wisdom along with Hope on the Rocks. Pistol Annies’ Angeleena…

  • OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert Plays With Fireball

    OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert Plays With Fireball

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) This was my takeaway from Miranda Lambert on Friday night (Oct. 26) after…

  • GAC Album Review: Toby Keith’s Hope On The Rocks

    GAC Album Review: Toby Keith’s Hope On The Rocks

    Toby Keith’s 2012 CD, Hope On The Rocks. Toby Keith is settling nicely into the role of fun-loving, beer-drinking entertainer. Given the success of 2011’s Gold-certified album, Clancy’s Tavern, and its hugely popular keg party…

  • Alan Jackson Likes Zac Brown Band’s Style

    Alan Jackson Likes Zac Brown Band’s Style

    Alan Jackson photo courtesy of ACR/EMI Records Nashville. Alan Jackson is once again nominated alongside Zac Brown Band for Musical Event of the Year at the CMA Awards for their duet “Dixie Highway.” They were…