CMR Nashville News Articles

Gary Perkins Leading UK Country Artist has died.

12/12/2018

In the morning of Monday 10  December 2018, after a short period of intense pain, after he was diagnosed with very aggressive pancreatic cancer Gary Perkins paased away in his sleep. Possibly the best country music artist working the ... Read more

CMA Country Christmas on Sky Arts this Saturday 15 December

10/12/2018

REBA MCENTIRE hosts and performs the “CMA Country Christmas,” airing on Sky Arts Television This Saturday at 9 pm. The iconic entertainer celebrates the holidays with classic carols and seasonal favorites alongside Tony Bennett, Dan + Sha... Read more

SPOTLIGHT ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR C2C 2019

10/12/2018

ABBY ANDERSON - CAROLINE JONES - CATHERINE MCGRATH FAIRGROUND SAINTS - JIMMIE ALLEN - RUNAWAY JUNE - THE WANDERING HEARTS The first Spotlight Stage artists for Country to Country 2019 in London have been revealed. Catherine McGrath and The Wandering... Read more

Nominees for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards,

10/12/2018

Los Angeles Feb. 10  2019 Best Solo Country Performance "Wouldn't It Be Great?" Loretta Lynn "Mona Lisas And Mad Hatters" Maren Morris "Butterflies" Kacey Musgraves "Millionaire" Chris Stapleton "Parallel Lines" Keith Urban Best ... Read more

Silver Threads And Golden Globes:

07/12/2018

Dolly Parton's "Girl In The Movies" from the movie Dumplin' received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture. The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards will air live from Los Angeles Jan. 6 on NBC. Full nominees ... Read more

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES ANNOUNCES LONDON PERFORMANCE DURING C2C: COUNTRY TO COUNTRY FESTIVAL MARCH 7, 2019

04/12/2018

NASHVILLE—The Country Music Association’s critically acclaimed CMA Songwriters Series will return to London’s Indigo at The O2 March 7, 2019 to kick off C2C: Country to Country festival featuring Jimmie Allen, Cam and Ross Copperman... Read more

CHRIS YOUNG UK TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED LINDSAY ELL SPECIAL GUEST

20/11/2018

Chris Young has announced UK tour dates with tickets going on sale this Friday November 23.   The singer will take his headlining Losing Sleep World Tour  for shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham and London, accompanied by support act... Read more

JIMMIE ALLEN MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST BLACK ARTIST TO LAUNCH CAREER WITH NO. 1 DEBUT SINGLE ON COUNTRY RADIO

20/11/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In 2016, Jimmie Allen spent his last $100 to buy a ticket to the CMA Awards as a fan. Two years later, the rising country star stood on stage to present the CMA Award for Single of the Year and is currently holding the No. 1 ... Read more

Taylor Swift Signs Exclusive Global Recording Agreement With UMG

19/11/2018

TAYLOR SWIFT has signed a global recording agreement with UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP (UMG), which will now serve as the exclusive worldwide recorded music partner for SWIFT. UMG's REPUBLIC RECORDS will serve as her label partner in the U.S. The multi-alb... Read more

ROY CLARK DIES AT 85

15/11/2018

TULSA, Okla. – Roy Clark, the legendary 'superpicker', GRAMMY, CMA and ACM award winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed 'Hee Haw' television series, died today at the age of 85 due to complications... Read more


Previous News Items

JASON ALDEAN WITH MIRANDA LAMBERT GARTH BROOKS, LUKE COMBS, MIDLAND, AND BRETT YOUNG ADDED AS PERFORMERS FOR “THE 52nd ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” (01/11/2018)

Country Star Freddie Hart Dies (30/10/2018)

NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME INDUCTS RONNIE DUNN, K.T. OSLIN, BYRON HILL, WAYNE KIRKPATRICK AND JOE MELSON ALSO HONORS REBA MCENTIRE (29/10/2018)

THE BEST OF NASHVILLE TO BE RELEASED ON VINYL NOVEMBER 2 (29/10/2018)

KATHY MATTEA UK & IRELAND TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED FOR JANUARY 2019 INCLUDING CELTIC CONNECTIONS FESTIVAL (26/10/2018)

Singer/songwriter Tony Joe White died yesterday (10/24) at age 75 (26/10/2018)

Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line, More Added To Performance Lineup For 'CMA Awards' (25/10/2018)

Lady Antebellum To Bring 'Our Kind Of Vegas' Residency To Palms Casino Resort (25/10/2018)

The Country Hall Of Fame (23/10/2018)

C2C RETURNS 8-10TH MARCH 2019 (23/10/2018)

Ashley Monroe Announces UK/European Tour Including Americana Weekend and Celtic Connections Festival (23/10/2018)

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)

Signed, Field, Delivered (18/10/2018)

Grand Ole Opry 93rd Birthday Bash (16/10/2018)

Kane Brown Wins Three 'American Music Awards,' Carrie Underwood Performs (11/10/2018)

George Strait Announces 2019 Las Vegas Shows, Ashley McBryde To Open (11/10/2018)

Faith Hill Signs Up To Host 'The World's Best' Talent Competition On CBS-TV (11/10/2018)

Ward Thomas New Single ‘Never Know’ Announce 15 Date UK Tour New Album ‘Restless Minds’ Out February 1st (05/10/2018)

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE CLAIMS HISTORICAL 100-WEEK RUN ON BILLBOARD HOT COUNTRY SONGS CHART (03/10/2018)

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION HOSTS 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN NASHVILLE (28/09/2018)

Dustin Lynch Welcomed As Newest Member Of The Grand Ole Opry (20/09/2018)

What A Way To Make A Livin' (15/09/2018)

Carrie Underwood on CMR Nashville this Sunday at 3pm UK Time (14/09/2018)

John Prine, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Tyler Childers and Molly Tuttle Win Big at Americana Music Association’s® 17th Annual Americana Honors & Awards (13/09/2018)

The Long Road Festival Hailed a Huge Success as Country and Americana Stars and Fans Descend On UK For Inaugural Event (10/09/2018)

Carrie Underwood cancels UK dates this weekend due to illness. (07/09/2018)

The Americana Music Association® Announces its 17th Annual Honors & Awards Show Performers (07/09/2018)

Randy Travis and Jerry Lee Lewis remember Burt Reynolds (07/09/2018)

Start Spreading The News, I'm Leaving Today (05/09/2018)

LADY ANTEBELLUM SIGNS WITH BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP (05/09/2018)

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES “THE 52ND ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” NOMINEES (28/08/2018)

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)