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Blake Shelton Absent From CMA Awards; Best Guess Is He’s Still in a Tree Stand

Blake Shelton Absent From CMA Awards; Best Guess Is He’s Still in a Tree Stand

Last night’s golden anniversary celebration may have been the biggest CMA Awards Show of all-time, but one of country music’s biggest stars was noticeably absent: Blake Shelton. Sure, he wasn’t nominated in any categories this year, but that didn’t stop artists like Jason Aldean, Jennifer Nettles and Martina McBride from attending and performing. Our best…MORE

Can Garth and Trisha Duet? You Bet Your Sweet Bippy They Can [Watch]

Can Garth and Trisha Duet? You Bet Your Sweet Bippy They Can [Watch]

Before he copped the CMA Entertainer of the Year Award last night (Nov. 2), Garth Brooks performed a medley of noteworthy duets with wife Trisha Yearwood, including “Jackson,” ‘Chug-a-Lug,” “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue,” “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man,” “(I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden,” “Don’t Close Your Eyes” and “Golden Ring.” On…MORE

Watch Randy Travis Own the CMA Stage With a Single “Amen”

Watch Randy Travis Own the CMA Stage With a Single “Amen”

It was a star-studded opening to the CMA Awards Show last night as more than a dozen stars kicked off the telecast with a medley of some of country music’s biggest hits, including: Vince Gill with Ben Haggard on “Mama Tried”; Roy Clark and Brad Paisley on “I’ve Got a Tiger by the Tail”; Carrie…MORE

2016 CMA Awards Nominees & Winners

2016 CMA Awards Nominees & Winners

Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, The 50th annual CMA Awards airs live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m CT on ABC. Check out the full list of nominees below and winners as they are announced. 2016 CMA Award Nominees Musical Event of the Year WINNER: “Different for Girls” –…MORE

George Strait and Alan Jackson to Perform Together at 50th CMA Awards

George Strait and Alan Jackson to Perform Together at 50th CMA Awards

For the 50th annual CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are teaming up for a medley of duets by some of country music’s most dynamic twosomes, including Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty and Tammy Wynette and George Jones. But Garth and Trisha aren’t the only top-shelf tandem taking the stage. ABC’s…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Video & Musician of the Year Awards

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Video & Musician of the Year Awards

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

2016 CMA Awards Predictions

2016 CMA Awards Predictions

Lisa, Jim and friends-of-the-show Elaina Doré Smith and John Shomby sit down to discuss their picks for this year’s CMA Awards winners. Show Participants Lisa Konicki, Editor in Chief Jim Casey, Managing Editor Elaina Doré Smith, co-host of Nash Nights Live John Shomby, Nash Director of Programming at Cumulus Media Show Links & Notes 2016 CMA Awards Nominees…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Single & Musical Event of the Year Awards

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Single & Musical Event of the Year Awards

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

Dwight Yoakam, Chris Stapleton, Jason Aldean, Charlie Daniels, Thomas Rhett & More Added as Performers at 50th Annual CMA Awards

Dwight Yoakam, Chris Stapleton, Jason Aldean, Charlie Daniels, Thomas Rhett & More Added as Performers at 50th Annual CMA Awards

The CMA Awards on Nov. 2 will be the biggest in the show’s 50-year history, with more performers than ever before, including 12 additional acts announced today (Oct. 26): Dwight Yoakam, Jason Aldean, Chris Stapleton, Charlie Daniels, Clint Black, Ricky Skaggs, Roy Clark, Jennifer Nettles, Martina McBride, Thomas Rhett, Elle King and Pentatonix. In addition,…MORE

Kenny Chesney to Receive Third-Ever Pinnacle Award at 50th Annual CMA Awards

Kenny Chesney to Receive Third-Ever Pinnacle Award at 50th Annual CMA Awards

Kenny Chesney will follow in the hallowed footsteps of Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift when he is presented with the third-ever Pinnacle Award at the 50th annual CMA Awards on Nov. 2. Created and awarded to Garth in 2005 and then Taylor in 2013, the Pinnacle Award recognizes an artist who has achieved global prominence…MORE

Photo Gallery: Seven Past CMA Entertainer of the Year Winners Set to Perform at CMA Awards—Reba, George, Alan, Brooks & Dunn, Vince, Charley, Alabama

Photo Gallery: Seven Past CMA Entertainer of the Year Winners Set to Perform at CMA Awards—Reba, George, Alan, Brooks & Dunn, Vince, Charley, Alabama

Your entertainment dollar will stretch a little farther during the 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards on Nov. 2 as seven former CMA Entertainer of Year winners will take the stage to perform: Alabama, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Charley Pride, Reba McEntire, and George Strait. This distinguished group of performers is among…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA New Artist of the Year Award

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA New Artist of the Year Award

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Award

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Award

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Vocal Group of the Year Award

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Vocal Group of the Year Award

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Album of the Year Award

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Album of the Year Award

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).