CMR Nashville News Articles

KELSEA BALLERINI, LUKE BRYAN, KENNY CHESNEY, DAN + SHAY, OLD DOMINION, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, AND KEITH URBAN SET TO PERFORM AT “THE 52nd ANNUAL CMA AWARDS”

19/10/2018

NASHVILLE – CMA Awards nominees Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban have been announced as the first group of performers for “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards,” hosted f... Read more

Signed, Field, Delivered

18/10/2018

Pearl's Garth Brooks will kick off his North American Stadium Tour next spring at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ and The Dome at America's Center in St. Louis. The three-year-run of roughly 10-12 stadiums per year will have its first five dates o... Read more

Grand Ole Opry 93rd Birthday Bash

16/10/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 15, 2018) The Grand Ole Opry celebrated its 93rd birthday this weekend with two sold-out two-show nights at the Grand Ole Opry House. In an event-filled week celebrating the show’s nine-decade-plus history with sh... Read more

Faith Hill Signs Up To Host 'The World's Best' Talent Competition On CBS-TV

11/10/2018

FAITH HILL will serve as one of three judges for an upcoming talent competition set to air on CBS-TV called "The World's Best." HILL joins actress DREW BARRYMORE and entertainer RU PAUL CHARLES on the panel of judges; JAMES CORDEN, host of CBS-TV's "... Read more

George Strait Announces 2019 Las Vegas Shows, Ashley McBryde To Open

11/10/2018

COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME member GEORGE STRAIT will return to T-MOBILE ARENA in LAS VEGAS for two shows on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1st and SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2nd, 2019 with special guest ATLANTIC/WAR's ASHLEY MCBRYDE. The concerts follow 18 successful... Read more

Kane Brown Wins Three 'American Music Awards,' Carrie Underwood Performs

11/10/2018

RCA NASHVILLE's KANE BROWN won big during last night's (10/9) "2018 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS (AMA)" that broadcast live on ABC-TV from the MICROSOFT THEATER in LOS ANGELES. BROWN took home all three honors for which he was nominated: Favorite Male Count... Read more

Ward Thomas New Single ‘Never Know’ Announce 15 Date UK Tour New Album ‘Restless Minds’ Out February 1st

05/10/2018

Rising UK stars Ward Thomas (24 year old twin sisters Catherine and Lizzy), release their jubilant new single ‘Never Know’(available on all platforms from today), taken from their eagerly anticipated forthcoming album ‘Restless Mind... Read more

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE CLAIMS HISTORICAL 100-WEEK RUN ON BILLBOARD HOT COUNTRY SONGS CHART

03/10/2018

NASHVILLE, TN (October 2, 2018) — Achieving an unprecedented run on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE is the only Country act to dominate for 100 cumulative weeks since it launched in 1958. The iconic magazine’s ... Read more

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION HOSTS 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN NASHVILLE

28/09/2018

Partygoers Entertained by More Than 20 Special Performances Honoring Six Decades NASHVILLE—The Country Music Association celebrated its 60th anniversary Wednesday evening with an invite-only industry party at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville.... Read more

Dustin Lynch Welcomed As Newest Member Of The Grand Ole Opry

20/09/2018

BROKEN BOW RECORDS' DUSTIN LYNCH became the newest member of the GRAND OLE OPRY as his idol -- and unapologetically open crush -- REBA MCENTIRE inducted him in to the OPRY family. LYNCH was invited to join the OPRY last month (NET NEWS 8/22) and last... Read more


Previous News Items

NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME TO INDUCT RONNIE DUNN, K.T. OSLIN, BYRON HILL, WAYNE KIRKPATRICK AND JOE MELSON (08/08/2018)

Brad Paisley And Carrie Underwood To Co-host CMA Awards Again; Nominees Announced August 28th (03/08/2018)

Nashville Meets London 2018 Comes To An End with Record-Breaking Attendance and Two Newly Added SOLD OUT Events (03/08/2018)

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL U.K. TOUR IN OCTOBER (01/08/2018)

Country And Americana Stars Line Up For The Long Road Festival (27/07/2018)

CHARLES ESTEN SETS GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLE for the Most Consecutive Weeks To Release An Original Digital Single By A Music Act (25/07/2018)

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK 2018 A SERIES OF COUNTRY MUSIC SHOWS ACROSS ICONIC LONDON VENUES SUN 21 – SUN 28 OCTOBER New shows announced including Under The Apple Tree Sessions and Bluebird Café (16/07/2018)

Nashville Meets London Weekend To Kick-Off with 2 New Highly Anticipated Events NML Opening Party at PizzaExpress Live (Holborn) to be held July 26 and ‘Southern Fridays’ boat cruise down the River Thames set for July 27 (11/07/2018)

RYAN KINDER WRAPS LEGENDARY SUMMER WITH FOGERTY, ZZ TOP, CLAPTON, SANTANA, GARY CLARK, JR. AND MORE (09/07/2018)

Carrie Underwood Confirmed For The Long Road Festival In September (25/06/2018)

CMA FEST SOARS WITH CAPACITY CROWDS AND HIGHEST FAN ENGAGEMENT IN FESTIVAL’S 47 YEAR HISTORY (12/06/2018)

CMA FEST ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF GARTH BROOKS AT XFINITY FAN FAIR X (05/06/2018)

SIGHTS & SOUNDS OF TENNESSEE’ EXPERIENCE TO DEBUT AT WATERLOO STATION: JUNE 4th - 17th (31/05/2018)

CMA FEST ANNOUNCES MORE THAN 100 ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCES JUNE 7-10 (24/05/2018)

Brand New Country, Americana And Roots Festival The Long Road Announces Additional Acts For Inaugural Event (23/05/2018)

RYMAN AUDITORIUM TO HOST SIX WEEK AMERICANA SERIES “Americana at the Ryman” Will Celebrate Genre with Newcomers and Veterans (21/05/2018)

The 2018 Americana Honors & Awards Annual Nominees Have Been Revealed! (16/05/2018)

FULL LINE UP OF ARTISTS ANNOUNCED for Black Deer Festival (11/05/2018)

Nashville Meets London 2018 Music Festival Returns with Highly Anticipated Talent Lineup (08/05/2018)

Nashville Meets London Partners with Buck’ N Bull Saloon to Host Festival Pre-Party, ‘Southern Fridays’ Cruise Down River Thames (01/05/2018)

THE WANDERING HEARTS ANNOUNCE BIGGEST LONDON HEADLINE SHOW TO DATE (30/04/2018)

RYAN KINDER JOINS ICONIC LEGENDS CLAPTON, FOGERTY, ZZ TOP FOR EPIC GIGS THIS SUMMER (30/04/2018)

Steve Wariner Gets “Satisfaction” Performing At Rolling Stones Exhibit in Nashville, Tennessee (28/04/2018)

The Shires 'ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE' SOARS STRAIGHT TO NUMBER 3 IN THE UK ALBUM CHART (28/04/2018)

CLARE BOWEN HEADLINE UK TOUR ANNOUNCED (27/04/2018)

LEE ANN WOMACK ANNOUNCES ALL THE TROUBLE TOUR Plus special guest Charlie Worsham (26/04/2018)

CMA FEST REVEALS ADDITIONAL FREE DAYTIME PERFORMANCES ON MULTIPLE STAGES (26/04/2018)

ACM Awards 2018: See the complete winners list (16/04/2018)

The UK’s Black Deer Festival Gearing Up For Inaugural Event (16/04/2018)

Major New UK Outdoor Country, Americana And Roots Festival (10/04/2018)

2018 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees are Johnny Gimble (Recording and/or Touring Musician), Dottie West (Veterans Era Artist) and Ricky Skaggs (Modern Era Artist) (28/03/2018)

THE SHIRES TO SUPPORT MICHAEL BUBLÉ AT BARCLAYCARD PRESENTS BRITISH SUMMER TIME HYDE PARK (26/03/2018)

CMA FEST REVEALS 2018 PERFORMANCE LINEUP (22/03/2018)

DRAKE WHITE ANNOUNCES UK TOUR DATES (14/03/2018)

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK RETURNS FOR 2018 (13/03/2018)

OLD DOMINION ANNOUNCE THE HAPPY ENDINGS UK TOUR 2018 (13/03/2018)

Tim McGraw Collapses Onstage During Ireland C2C Concert (12/03/2018)

C2C WILL RETURN FOR A SEVENTH YEAR IN 2019! (12/03/2018)

Organizers Of Annual Nashville Meets London Festival Announce New Monthly Music Residency (06/03/2018)

Free Country Music Festival, NASHVILLE MEETS LONDON, Returns for Third Year at Canada Square Park in Canary Wharf (01/03/2018)

ACM Nominees: Mercury's Chris Stapleton leads with eight nominations for the 53rd Annual ACM Awards, which air April 15 from Las Vegas (01/03/2018)

DARIUS RUCKER ANNOUNCES UK TOUR (27/02/2018)

COUNTRY MUSIC COMMUNITY REACTS TO SUDDEN PASSING OF DARYLE SINGLETARY (13/02/2018)

C2C Roadshows INTIMATE HEADLINE SHOWS ANNOUNCED ACROSS THE UK FOLLOWING COUNTRY TO COUNTRY 2018 FEATURING KRISTIAN BUSH of Sugarland / MIDLAND / ASHLEY MCBRYDE / LINDSAY ELL /ASHLEY CAMPBELL / MO PITNEY/ HIGH VALLEY / RYAN KINDER / LEVI HUMMON / TWINNIE (13/02/2018)

COUNTRY music star Daryle Singletary has died at his Nashville home at the age of 46, his manager said today. (12/02/2018)

Winners of the UK Americana Awards last night (02/02/2018)

Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott has given birth to twin daughters. (31/01/2018)

WSM-AM/Nashville will broadcast the public memorial service for the late Mel Tillis live from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium today (1/31) at 10am. US Central Time (31/01/2018)

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES ANNOUNCES SOLD-OUT RETURN LONDON PERFORMANCE MARCH 8 DURING C2C WITH LUKE COMBS, NICOLLE GALYON, NATALIE HEMBY, BRETT JAMES AND KIP MOORE (30/01/2018)

Here’s a complete list of country, folk and Americana winners at the 60th annual Grammy Awards (29/01/2018)

WHAT TO EXPECT AT C2C 2018 (29/01/2018)

Broadcast service down due to technical problems with our server. Will be back on ASAP (26/01/2018)

Singer/songwriter/producer/actor Lari White Cannon died today at age 52, (24/01/2018)

Kenny Chesney moves to Warner Brothers (17/01/2018)

COUNTRY ICON, MICKEY GILLEY, RECOVERING AFTER AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT (05/01/2018)

Mel Tillis Memorial Service Details ...... (05/01/2018)

RAY STEVENS ANNOUNCES LONG-AWAITED GRAND OPENING OF NEW NASHVILLE MUSIC VENUE, CABARAY (05/01/2018)

UK AMERICANA AWARDS 2018 (05/01/2018)

Wishing all our listeners, sponsors, advertisers a Happy New Year for 2018 (29/12/2017)

We Wish you all a Very Merry Christmas, tune into the CMR Nashville Christmas Schedule 48 hours of Christmas Country with all the Stars (19/12/2017)

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH STAR-STUDDED EIGHTH ANNUAL “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS,” HOSTED BY REBA McENTIRE AND AIRING DECEMBER 16TH ON SKY ARTS (14/12/2017)

MUSIC CITY ROOTS UPROOTS FOR DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE IN 2018! (12/12/2017)

CHASE RICE COMPLETES FIRST UK & IRELAND TOUR, WITH SOLD OUT SHOWS IN MULTIPLE CITIES (12/12/2017)

VERY SPECIAL GUESTS SUGARLAND ANNOUNCED TO JOIN C2C 2018 (10/12/2017)

STARS OF LIONSGATE TELEVISION’S “NASHVILLE” TO LAUNCH FAREWELL UK TOUR THIS SPRING (05/12/2017)

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES AT C2C (30/11/2017)

LEGENDARY GRAND OLE OPRY BRINGS MULTI-LEVEL RESTAURANT AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUE TO THE HEART OF THE BIG APPLE (30/11/2017)

2018 Grammy Awards Nominations: Country Music Nods (28/11/2017)

BRETT YOUNG ADDED TO C2C LINE UP (24/11/2017)

MEL TILLIS FUNERAL SERVICES ANNOUNCED (24/11/2017)

COUNTRY ARTISTS MOURN PASSING OF MEL TILLIS (20/11/2017)

Country Music Winners at The American Music Awards, Keith Urban, Carrie and LBT (20/11/2017)

COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND MEL TILLIS PASSES (19/11/2017)

CMA AWARD Winners (09/11/2017)

Winners of the 12th Annual BCMA Awards 2017 (25/10/2017)

FIRST PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE 51st ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (18/10/2017)

DAY SPLITS ANNOUNCED + MORGAN EVANS & ASHLEY CAMPBELL CONFIRMED FOR C2C LONDON Tickets on sale Friday 20th October at 10am (16/10/2017)

Country to Country; Europe's biggest country music festival is back for its sixth year from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th March 2018 with another incredible line up that fans can expect from the C2C team. (07/10/2017)

LITTLE BIG TOWN WRAPS UK TOUR WITH SOLD OUT SHOW AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL IN LONDON Grammy Award Winning Entertainers Announced As Headliners For C2C: Country to Country 2018 (06/10/2017)

Marty Stuart on Jools Holland BBC 2 Show (05/10/2017)

GET READY FOR COUNTRY TO COUNTRY 2018 KELSEA BALLERINI ANNOUNCED FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED FRIDAY 6TH OCTOBER (04/10/2017)

CITY OF NASHVILLE, NCVC, AND CMA HOLD VIGIL HONORING VICTIMS OF LAS VEGAS SHOOTING (03/10/2017)

At least 20 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a mass shooting at an open-air country music festival in Las Vegas. (02/10/2017)

‘MISS COUNTRY SOUL’ JEANNIE SEELY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AS A MEMBER OF THE GRAND OLE OPRY (17/09/2017)

Americana Music Awards Winners (15/09/2017)

DON WILLIAMS DEAD AT 78 (09/09/2017)

Troy Gentry of Country Duo Montgomery Gentry Dies in Helicopter Crash (09/09/2017)

Jo Dee Messina was recently diagosed with cancer and will soon begin treatment. (07/09/2017)

MIRANDA LAMBERT TOPS THE LIST OF FINALISTS FOR "THE 51st ANNUAL CMA AWARDS" WITH FIVE NOMINATIONS, LITTLE BIG TOWN & KEITH URBAN FOLLOW WITH FOUR (04/09/2017)

HURRICANE HARVEY PREVENTS MARK CHESNUTT FROM TRAVELING TO OVERSEAS MUSIC FESTIVAL IN U.K. (02/09/2017)

CHRIS YOUNG INVITED TO JOIN THE GRAND OLE OPRY Country Music Hall of Fame and Opry member Vince Gill surprises the Grammy-nominated vocalist following a #1 party backstage for the pair’s single “Sober Saturday Night” (30/08/2017)

The Americana Music Association℠ Announces its 16th Annual Honors & Awards Show Performers, Presenters and Members of This Year’s All-Star Band (29/08/2017)

Country Music Week In London brought to you by the people from C2C (18/08/2017)

JOIN DOLLY PARTON, CHARLIE DANIELS, TG SHEPPARD, RONNIE MCDOWELL, JUSTIN MOORE AND MANY OTHERS FOR A RIDE IN LATEST EPISODE OF “THE PICKUP” (18/08/2017)

Get up close and personal to the songwriters behind the songs at the Harvest Café, (16/08/2017)

LONGEST-SERVING CMA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JO WALKER-MEADOR DIES (16/08/2017)

By Public demand we are repeating our tribute to Glen Campbell who died this week. (13/08/2017)

BRITISH UNDERGROUND ANNOUNCE LINE-UP FOR THE ANNUAL BOOTLEG BBQ, CELEBRATING THE ABUNDANCE OF FEMALE TALENT WITHIN THE AMERICANA MUSIC COMMUNITY (10/08/2017)

GEORGE STRAIT SET TO HONOR JERRY LEE LEWIS FOR SKYVILLE LIVE TAPING ON AUGUST 24 (10/08/2017)

Fellow artists and friends react to the passing of Glen Campbell: (09/08/2017)