Author Archives: Jim Casey

Jim Casey is the managing editor at Nash Country Daily. Formerly the managing editor at Nash Country Weekly and FIGHT! magazines, Jim is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (B.A., 2001) and University of Memphis (M.A., 2004). When he’s not attending Dwight Yoakam or Robert Earl Keen concerts, Jim can be found sipping George Dickel on the Elk River while he works on his first book of Southern fiction.

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Watch Pink & Chris Stapleton’s Stunning Performance of “Love Me Anyway” at CMA Awards

Watch Pink & Chris Stapleton’s Stunning Performance of “Love Me Anyway” at CMA Awards

Vocal powerhouses Pink and Chris Stapleton teamed up to perform “Love Me Anyway” at the CMA Awards on Nov. 13. Pink co-penned the tune with Allen Shamblin and Tom Douglas, the songwriting tandem behind Miranda Lambert’s “The House That Built Me.” The heavy-hearted piano ballad features Chris’ harmony vocals. The song is featured on Pink’s…MORE

31 of Our Favorite Red Carpet Photos From the CMA Awards With The Highwomen, Randy Travis, Dustin Lynch & More

31 of Our Favorite Red Carpet Photos From the CMA Awards With The Highwomen, Randy Travis, Dustin Lynch & More

Before the 53rd CMA Awards kicked off at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 13, many of country’s biggest stars walked the red carpet. Check out our red carpet photo gallery, featuring Scotty McCreery, Lindsay Ell, Dustin Lynch, Ashley McBryde, Jennifer Nettles, Randy Travis, Midland and more, courtesy of photographer Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com. photos by Tammie…MORE

Zac Brown Band Extends “The Owl Tour” With 2020 Dates

Zac Brown Band Extends “The Owl Tour” With 2020 Dates

Zac Brown Band has extended its The Owl Tour with 20 dates in 2020. The tour takes its name from ZBB’s 2019 album, The Owl. ZBB’s 2020 trek will kick off on Feb. 28 in Moline, Ill., with additional stops in Toronto, Las Vegas, Nashville and more. Tickets will go on sale to the general…MORE

Watch Lady Antebellum Team With Halsey for Powerful Medley at CMA Awards

Watch Lady Antebellum Team With Halsey for Powerful Medley at CMA Awards

One of the highlights from the CMA Awards on Nov. 13 was the cross-genre collaboration between Lady Antebellum and indie pop star Halsey. The collaboration kicked off as the artists joined forces on “What If I Never Get Over You,” a current Top 10 single that is featured on Lady A’s new album, Ocean. With…MORE

Watch Reba McEntire’s “Fancy” Performance at the CMA Awards

Watch Reba McEntire’s “Fancy” Performance at the CMA Awards

Co-host Reba McEntire threw it back to 1990 for her performance of “Fancy” on the CMA Awards on Nov. 13. Reba recorded “Fancy” for her 1990 album, Rumor Has It. Released as a single in 1991, “Fancy” reached No. 8 on the Billboard Country chart. Watch Reba’s performance below. photo by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.comMORE

Watch Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, Midland & More Read Mean Tweets on “Jimmy Kimmel”

Watch Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, Midland & More Read Mean Tweets on “Jimmy Kimmel”

Jimmy Kimmel rounded up some of his musical chums for the sixth installment of his popular late-night bit, Mean Tweets: Music Edition. The premise is simple—and hilarious—as stars read unflattering tweets about themselves. Check out the new clip, which features Billie Eilish, Midland, Chance the Rapper, Luke Bryan, Perry Farrell, Green Day, Leon Bridges, Monsta…MORE

Country Xmas

Country Xmas

Hosted by Trisha Yearwood, CMA Country Christmas will air on ABC on Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. CT with performances by Chris Young, Lady A, Chris Janson and more.MORE

23 of Our Favorite Performance Photos From the CMA Awards, Including Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett & More

23 of Our Favorite Performance Photos From the CMA Awards, Including Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett & More

More than 50 performers took the stage at the CMA Awards on Nov. 13, including Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Terri Clark, Sara Evans, Crystal Gayle, The Highwomen, Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles, Tanya Tucker, Gretchen Wilson, Kelsea Ballerini, Lindsay Ell, Maddie & Tae, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce, Runaway June, Dierks Bentley, Joe Walsh, Sheryl…MORE

CMA Awards Photo Gallery: Just the Winners, Including Garth Brooks, Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris, Blake Shelton & More

CMA Awards Photo Gallery: Just the Winners, Including Garth Brooks, Kacey Musgraves, Maren Morris, Blake Shelton & More

The CMA Awards were handed out at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 13. Take a look at the night’s big winners, including Blake Shelton, Garth Brooks, Maren Morris, Dan + Shay and more, courtesy of photographer Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com. Single of the Year (Awarded to Singer, Producer and Engineer) “God’s Country” – Blake Shelton –…MORE

CMA Awards: The Winners

CMA Awards: The Winners

We’ll be updating this post as the winners for the 53rd CMA Awards are announced. TV broadcast begins at 7 p.m. CT on ABC. Three awards were announced earlier in the day. Musical Event of the Year “Old Town Road” (remix) – Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus WINNER “All My Favorite People” –…MORE

Maren Morris & Ryan Hurd “Excited” and “Thankful” for Upcoming Baby Boy

Maren Morris & Ryan Hurd “Excited” and “Thankful” for Upcoming Baby Boy

Last month, Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd announced that they are expecting their first child—a baby boy—in March. During CMA Awards week’s Radio Row on Nov. 11 and 12, both Maren and Ryan stopped by NCD’s studio to talk about their upcoming bundle of joy. “We have a baby coming next year, and we are…MORE

BMI Awards With Maren Morris, Luke Combs, Dwight Yoakam, Chris Young, Thomas Rhett, Scotty McCreery & More [Photo Gallery]

BMI Awards With Maren Morris, Luke Combs, Dwight Yoakam, Chris Young, Thomas Rhett, Scotty McCreery & More [Photo Gallery]

Performing rights organization Broadcast Music Inc. held its 67th BMI Country Awards on Nov. 12 to honor its Songwriters of the Year, Song of the Year and Publisher of the Year, as well as present Dwight Yoakam with its President’s Award. The BMI President’s Award is presented to songwriters who have “distinctly and profoundly influenced…MORE

Reba McEntire Announces 2020 Tour Dates

Reba McEntire Announces 2020 Tour Dates

Reba McEntire announced she will hit the road in 2020 for a dozen tour dates. Reba shared the news via social media, saying, in part: “I’m so excited to get back out on the road in 2020 and visit some places I haven’t been to in a while! Tickets for select dates go on sale…MORE

CMT Announces 2020 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour

CMT Announces 2020 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour

CMT revealed its 2020 Next Women of Country class during its seventh annual showcase at the CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame on Nov. 12. Martina McBride introduced the 2020 class, which included Abbey Cone, Avenue Beat, Caylee Hammack, Gabby Barrett, Hailey Whitters, Kylie Morgan, Madison Kozak, Renee Blair, Sycamore, Tiera and…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About the 53rd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

Everything You Need to Know About the 53rd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

From nominations and notes to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about the 2019 CMA Awards. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 13 Time: 7 p.m.–10 p.m. CT Location: Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Television Station: ABC Hosts: Carrie Underwood with special guests Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton Red Carpet: live streamed on CMAawards.com/redcarpet…MORE

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Country Xmas

Country Xmas

Hosted by Trisha Yearwood, CMA Country Christmas will air on ABC on Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. CT with performances by Chris Young, Lady A, Chris Janson and more.