CMR Nashville News Articles

Roots Live - Press Release

22/09/2020

Roots Live! has been created by musicians for musicians as a response to the new demand for concert streaming in 2020. It became clear that live concerts, as we know it, would be changed in these unprecedented times, potentially for some while. There... Read more

ACM Awards 2020: Check out the winners and losers

17/09/2020

The Academy of Country Music Awards aired live Wednesday night, bringing together the biggest names in country music. Keith Urban hosted the event from the Grand Ole Opry House to an empty audience amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but the show w... Read more

Americana Honors & Awards cancelled

11/09/2020

I write today to inform you that despite all our hope, logistical wrangling and passion, we have concluded that it would not be safe to conduct the Americana Honors & Awards at the wonderful and historic Ryman Auditorium next Wednesday, September... Read more

The CMA Awards will not have a live audience

04/09/2020

The 54th Annual CMA Awards will not have a live audience, according to a letter by CEO Sarah Trahern sent to members today (9/3). Attendance will be limited to essential personnel at the yet-to-be-announced venue, and no tickets wil... Read more

Blanco Brown involved in serious car accident

03/09/2020

BBR Music Group’s beloved Blanco Brown, the artist behind 2019’s worldwide viral smash “The Git Up” and current hit “Just The Way” was involved in a head-on collision Monday night near his home in Atlanta, GA. ... Read more

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR “THE 54th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS”

01/09/2020

» 2020 CMA Awards Nominees: Luke Combs, Carly Pearce, Gabby Barrett and Ingrid Andress revealed final nominees for the 54th Annual CMA Awards this morning (9/1). They are: Entertainer Eric Church Luke Combs Miranda Lambert Carrie Underwo... Read more

SCOTTY McCREERY’S UK/IRELAND TOUR DATES RESCHEDULED TO MAY 2021

26/08/2020

Tickets for the ‘In Between’ singer-songwriter’s shows remain valid; limited tickets remain for most dates LONDON, UK. – (26th Aug 2020) – Due to the ongoing global pandemic and the government measures implemente... Read more

Country Music Hall Of Fame To Reopen In September

26/08/2020

The COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM in NASHVILLE plans to reopen in SEPTEMBER after temporarily closing its doors in MARCH due to COVID-19 (NET NEWS 3/13). Galleries will be open to members beginning WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th at 9a (CT) and to t... Read more

Justin Townes Earle Dead at 38

25/08/2020

Alt-country and Americana artist Justin Townes Earle has died, his official Facebook page confirmed on Sunday night. He was 38. Earle was the son of fellow musician Steve Earle. Named after Townes Van Zandt, the younger Earle began releasi... Read more

DUTCH ARTIST ILSE DELANGE RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL AWARD FROM THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION

13/08/2020

Surprised with 2020 CMA Jeff Walker Global Country Artist Award via Video Message from Country Superstar Carrie Underwood   NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association awarded Dutch Country artist Ilse DeLa... Read more


Previous News Items

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION SET TO HOST A NIGHT OF THE HOTTEST COUNTRY MUSIC THIS SUMMER WITH BRAND NEW LIVE STREAM EVENT (16/06/2020)

The 2020 Americana Honors & Awards Nominees Have Been Unveiled (15/06/2020)

Lady Name Change: (12/06/2020)

Drive Bar: (12/06/2020)

Royal Albert Hall and Nashville Meets London Partner for Virtual Country Concert Event on July 18 (09/06/2020)

Jimmy Capps has passed away at the age of 81 (03/06/2020)

Roy Orbison Museum Set To Open in Nashville In 2021 (03/06/2020)

Fellow artists mourn the loss of their friend and share fond memories that have left them forever inspired by the timeless, Jimmy Capps. (03/06/2020)

More artists reflect on the passing of Jimmy Capps (03/06/2020)

A new member joins Runaway June (17/05/2020)

Fellow Singer/Songwriters and Friends Remember and Mourn the Loss of Rock ‘N’ Roll Icon Little Richard (10/05/2020)

Little Richard dies at the age of 87 in Nashville (09/05/2020)

The 3rd edition of The Long Road will now take place 10th - 12th September 2021 (07/05/2020)

Wedding Belle: Dwight Yoakam wed Emily Joyce (05/05/2020)

HAROLD REID, BASS VOCALIST IN THE STATLER BROTHERS AND COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME MEMBER, PASSES AT AGE 80 (27/04/2020)

ACMs To Nashville: (27/04/2020)

BROTHERS OSBORNE FORTHCOMING TOUR DUE IN MAY 2020 NOW RESCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 2021 (21/04/2020)

MUSIC COMMUNITY REMEMBERS JOHN PRINE (09/04/2020)

John Prine - Dies After Developing COVID-19 Symptoms (08/04/2020)

THE SHIRES ANNOUNCE RESCHEDULED DATES FOR THEIR 2020 UK TOUR ORIGINAL TICKETS REMAIN VALID (31/03/2020)

CMA FEST 2020: AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT (31/03/2020)

Grand Ole Opry member Joe Diffie passed away yesterday (30/03/2020)

Country singer Jan Howard, the Grand Ole Opry's senior member, dies at 91 (29/03/2020)

COUNTRY TO COUNTRY FESTIVAL RESCHEDULED TO 12 – 14 MARCH 2021 (27/03/2020)

A new date for the Academy Of Country Music Awards (23/03/2020)

KENNY ROGERS, LEGENDARY ARTIST AND COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME MEMBER, PASSES AWAY AT 81 (21/03/2020)

Nashville Meets London Week 2020 and Nashville Meets London Presents! Monthly Concert Series Postponed Until Further Notice (20/03/2020)

Signed CDs for sale from C2C (18/03/2020)

Coronavirus Postpones Tortuga Festival, Shutters Ryman, And Sparks A Honky Tonk Standoff (17/03/2020)

MerleFest 2020 Cancelled in Response To Coronavirus (Covid-19) (17/03/2020)

ACM Awards Cancelled (16/03/2020)

C2C 2020 Postponed (12/03/2020)

THE CMR NASHVILLE TOP 30 COUNTDOWN– WEEK ENDING 7th March (09/03/2020)

C2C 13 - 15 MARCH 2020 THE SHIRES ANNOUNCED TO REPLACE OLD DOMINION AT C2C 2020 (06/03/2020)

Music City Update: (04/03/2020)

Full ACM Noms: Capitol's Keith Urban will host the 55th Annual ACM Awards, airing live from Las Vegas April 5 on CBS. The nominees are: (27/02/2020)

SCOTTY McCREERY WILL RETURN TO THE UK THIS MAY (11/02/2020)

GENE WATSON JOINS THE GRAND OLE OPRY (08/02/2020)

C2C 13 - 15 MARCH 2020! FESTIVAL STAGES + THE BLUEBIRD CAFE ANNOUNCED (06/02/2020)

MORGAN WALLEN ANNOUNCES FIRST EUROPEAN HEADLINE RUN (04/02/2020)

SONG SUFFRAGETTES ANNOUNCES FIRST UK TOUR FEATURING KALIE SHORR, CANDI CARPENTER, VIC ALLEN AND BELLAH MAE (04/02/2020)

Tanya Tucker, Willie Nelson + More Win at 2020 Grammy Awards (29/01/2020)

Rascal Flatts to retire after 20 years with a final tour this year (08/01/2020)

Carrie Underwood Won’t Return As ‘CMA Awards’ Host In 2020 (02/01/2020)

CMR Nashville wishes you all a Happy New Year (31/12/2019)

CMR Nashville Christmas Schedule 48 Hours of non-stop Christmas programming (21/12/2019)

C2C 13 - 15 MARCH 2020! Hosted by Bob Harris OBE SPOTLIGHT STAGE ARTISTS ANNOUNCED (04/12/2019)

MIDLAND UK TOUR POSTPONED (29/11/2019)

American Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Halsey, BTS Dominate (26/11/2019)

WARD THOMAS Add Extra London date to Intimate ‘Unfiltered’ Tour Play Union Chapel 4th and 7th May Album ‘Restless Minds’ Out Now (26/11/2019)

WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT “THE 53RD ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” (14/11/2019)

Frank Turner, Jade Bird and Yola among nominees at the 2020 UK Americana Awards (09/11/2019)

WOMEN IN COUNTRY MUSIC UNITE FOR GROUNDBREAKING PERFORMANCES AT “THE 53RD ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” NOVEMBER 13 (07/11/2019)

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES KRIS KRISTOFFERSON AS RECIPIENT OF 2019 WILLIE NELSON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (05/11/2019)

WARD THOMAS Announce Intimate ‘Unfiltered’ Tour Album ‘Restless Minds’ Out Now (04/11/2019)

PRESENTERS FOR “THE 53RD ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” INCLUDE BOBBY BONES, BLANCO BROWN, HANNAH BROWN, DEANA CARTER, KRISTIN CHENOWETH, JANIE FRICKE, JIM GAFFIGAN, VINCE GILL, KATHY MATTEA, MARTINA McBRIDE, MIDLAND, CRAIG MORGAN, JENNIFER NETTLES, (04/11/2019)

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW COMPLETE C2C 2020’s MAIN STAGE LINE UP (25/10/2019)

GARTH BROOKS INDUCTS STEVE WARINER INTO MUSICIANS HALL OF FAME (23/10/2019)

ERIC CHURCH, LUKE COMBS, MIRANDA LAMBERT, REBA MCENTIRE, MAREN MORRIS, DOLLY PARTON WITH FOR KING & COUNTRY AND ZACH WILLIAMS, P!NK AND CHRIS STAPLETON, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, AND KEITH URBAN SET TO PERFORM AT “THE 53RD ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” (23/10/2019)

Artists announced for C2C 2020 (21/10/2019)

The legendary DJ Bob Kingsley has died. (17/10/2019)

KEITH URBAN CELEBRATES 40th TOP 10 SINGLE WITH “WE WERE”; ANNOUNCES 2020 “KEITH URBAN LIVE” EUROPEAN TOUR (08/10/2019)

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK 2019 COUNTRY HITS HUB THE BLUEBIRD CAFÉ NASHVILLE SHOW + SUPPORTS ANNOUNCED A SERIES OF COUNTRY MUSIC SHOWS ACROSS ICONIC LONDON VENUES Mon 21 – SUN 27 OCTOBER (04/10/2019)

Congratulations to the winners of the 18th annual Americana Honors & Awards! See below for the complete list of winners and honorees for this evening's Honors & Awards show (12/09/2019)

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK 2019 COUNTRY HITS HUB THE BLUEBIRD CAFÉ NASHVILLE SHOW + SUPPORTS ANNOUNCED (09/09/2019)

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES “THE 53RD ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” NOMINEES (28/08/2019)

The Americana Music Association® Announces its 18th Annual Honors & Awards Show Performers (27/08/2019)

Drake White Not Well (22/08/2019)

Alabama Cancel 50th Anniversary Tour (22/08/2019)

Garth Brooks To Receive Inaugural Points Of Light Award (22/08/2019)

Taylor Swift Wants To Re-Record Her Music To Reclaim Master Rights (22/08/2019)

Scotty McCreery has added an extra London date and upgraded the venue for his Manchester show due to phenomenal demand (20/08/2019)

CARRIE UNDERWOOD TO HOST “THE 53RD ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” WITH SPECIAL GUEST HOSTS REBA McENTIRE AND DOLLY PARTON, CELEBRATING LEGENDARY WOMEN IN COUNTRY MUSIC (19/08/2019)

The Americana Music Association® Announces Its 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees (14/08/2019)

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK 2019 A SERIES OF COUNTRY MUSIC SHOWS ACROSS ICONIC LONDON VENUES Mon 21 – SUN 27 OCTOBER JUST ANNOUNCED - SCOTTY MCCREERY (09/08/2019)

Country And Americana Stars Set For The Long Road Festival 2019 (09/08/2019)

Willie Nelson Cancels Tour Dates, Citing ‘Breathing Problem’ (09/08/2019)

SAM WILLIAMS TO JOIN CAM ON "OH, THE PLACES WE'LL GO!" EUROPEAN TOUR (09/08/2019)

NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME TO INDUCT LARRY GATLIN, DWIGHT YOAKAM, MARCUS HUMMON, KOSTAS, RIVERS RUTHERFORD AND SHARON VAUGHN (08/08/2019)

SCOTTY MCCREERY ANNOUNCES DEBUT UK SHOWS THIS OCTOBER (06/08/2019)

Johnny Lee to undergo Brain Surgery (23/07/2019)

Nashville Meets London Presents American Young at Bush Hall on August 29 (11/07/2019)

Big Machine Record Group has been sold. (01/07/2019)

Taylor Swift Blasts Former Label Owner, Scott Borchetta, For Selling Her Catalog to Scooter Braun (01/07/2019)

Tune In Alert: 'Charley Pride: I’m Just Me' Documentary Set To Make BBC Network Premiere Friday, July 5 (28/06/2019)

MICHAEL RAY ANNOUNCES UK HEADLINE TOUR FOR OCTOBER 2019 (26/06/2019)

CAM ANNOUNCES 2019 SUMMER EUROPEAN TOUR TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 7 (04/06/2019)

Nashville’s Music Row Named One of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places (31/05/2019)

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK 2019 A SERIES OF COUNTRY MUSIC SHOWS ACROSS ICONIC LONDON VENUES Mon 21 – SUN 27 OCTOBER NEW SHOWS ANNOUNCED INCLUDING BRANDY CLARK AND LOGAN MIZE (21/05/2019)

LOGAN MIZE BETTER OFF GONE UK TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED New EP 'From The Vault' Out Now (21/05/2019)

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK 2019 A SERIES OF COUNTRY MUSIC SHOWS ACROSS ICONIC LONDON VENUES Mon 21 – SUN 27 OCTOBER (14/05/2019)

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES INTRODUCING NASHVILLE U.K. TOUR FEATURING DANIELLE BRADBERY / TRAVIS DENNING / CHRIS LANE / RACHEL WAMMACK (14/05/2019)

Black Deer Festival - NEW NAMES JOINING THE ULTIMATE CELEBRATION OF AMERICANA AND COUNTRY: (10/05/2019)

STRIKING MATCHES AND TENILLE TOWNES UK DATES ANNOUNCED OCTOBER 2019 (01/05/2019)

CMA FEST REVEALS LINEUP FOR ADDITIONAL FREE DAYTIME STAGES JUNE 6 – 9 (30/04/2019)

HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH ADD U.K. & IRELAND DATES TO HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED GROUP THERAPY TOUR (29/04/2019)

Wild Rose Star Jessie Buckley, Rich Hall, Cam, Suzy Bogguss And Jillian Jacqueline Amongst Artists Added To Line-Up For The Long Road Festival 2019 (26/04/2019)

Happy Easter from everyone at CMR Nashville (21/04/2019)

Hal Ketchum ill and unable to tour (16/04/2019)

Michael Martin Murphey Honored at Western Heritage Museum Awards (16/04/2019)