6 Surprises, Questions and Interesting Facts About the ACM Nominations
As the ACM Awards nominations began to roll in, I was pleasantly surprised by a few of the categories. But, then, I had a few questions. Not to mention, there were a few snubs out there too.
Keith Urban, deservedly, leads the pack with seven nominations this year. Maren Morris racked up five. This makes sense.
Big & Rich snuck in for Vocal Duo of the Year, which shouldn't be that shocking. They are two of the hardest working guys in the game.
Eli Young Band for Vocal Group of the Year? And Lady Antebellum? Maybe we should include less nominees with categories don't have enough up for eligibility. They did it in the New Female Vocalist Category.
Why is Chris Stapleton's "Tennessee Whiskey" nominated for Song of the Year?
How is Thomas Rhett's "Die A Happy Man" eligible? He won ACM Single of the Year-- last year.
"Forever Country" getting two nominations is one of the coolest things to ever happen in country music-- this was a song and video put together to celebrate the 50th Annual CMA Awards-- nice move, ACMs.
Chances are, if Luke Bryan asked to borrow your phone, you'd let him borrow it. Even if he was on stage in front of thousands of people. And chances are, unlike when you let other people borrow your phone, you wouldn't hand it over and say, "don't scroll left!" or "don't look at my texts." This is what happened to a fan when she let Luke borrow her phone on stage during a recent show.
Jason Aldean and his wife Brittany just went on an epic beach vacation to the Bahamas with a group of friends and per the usual, Brittany looked good. And made her baby bump summer's hottest accessory.
If "Bachelor In Paradise" is going to turn into a he-said-she-said, things are going to get really weird. The weirdness is starting with DeMario Jackson and his first interview with "E! News," where he described in detail everything that happened during his brief time on the show.
Taylor Swift Breaks Months of Silence to Congratulate Russell Westbrook on Winning NBA MVP, Because He Once Told Her to "Shake It Off"
It's been months since the world has seen or heard from Taylor Swift, so how the Oklahoma City Thunder got her to make a video for Russell Westbrook, we'll never know.
Lindsay Ell is a Canadian country singer who is currently signed to Stoney Creek Records, home of Thompson Square, Randy Houser and Parmalee. It's the sister label to Broken Bow Records, which currently boasts Jason Aldean and Dustin Lynch on its roster. She's released several singles to country radio including, "Trippin' on Us," "Shut Me Up" and "By the Way." None of them have cracked the Top 40. However, lately she's been getting a lot of heat for dating syndicated radio host, Bobby Bones.
Last night (June 26), Kelsea Ballerini decided to have a party just to support females in country music. No special occasion, just an opportunity to talk about their triumphs and their challenges.
Sam Hunt has taken the world's most unlikely compliment, "Body Like A Back Road" all the way to No. 1 on every country music chart out there and the song is in the Top 15 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.
The bachelors and bachelorettes have repacked their beach wear and returned to the magical shores of "Bachelor in Paradise." But this time, there are some new rules the producers have put in place to make sure another scandal doesn't threaten the show.