CMR Nashville News Articles

MADDIE & TAE ANNOUNCE UK TOUR FOR AUGUST 2017 DEBUT ALBUM ‘START HERE’ (DOT RECORDS) OUT NOW

21/02/2017

Following a sold-out UK tour last October, US country sensations Maddie & Tae have announced a return visit in August. Dates as follows and tickets are on sale February 24 2017: http://gigst.rs/MandT   August 23: Manchester  O2 Ritz ... Read more

Capitol's Keith Urban leads nominees for the 52nd Annual ACM Awards, which air April 2 from Las Vegas on CBS-TV.

16/02/2017

RCA's Miranda Lambert and Columbia's Maren Morris each have six nods, BMLGR's Florida Georgia Line and Sony's Tim McGraw each have five, with Capitol's Dierks Bentley, Valory's Thomas Rhett and Mercury's Chris Stapleton having three nominatio... Read more

C2C RETURNS FOR ITS FIFTH YEAR IN 2017! Featuring ....

15/02/2017

Friday 10th (London) / Saturday 11th (Dublin) / Sunday 12th (Glasgow) BRAD PAISLEY, CHRIS YOUNG, JENNIFER NETTLES, CAM* Yamaha Music Stage London *   Friday 10th (Glasgow) / Saturday 11th (London) / Sunday 12th (Dublin) REBA McENTIRE, DAR... Read more

FRANKIE BALLARD 2017 UK TOUR ANNOUNCED

15/02/2017

CHECK OUT THE LATEST BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE OF FRANKIE ON THE ROAD   #WhatGoneLooksLike   Warner Bros Records/Warner Music Nashville’s Frankie Ballard has announced his return to UK this spring for another highly antic... Read more

STARS OF LIONSGATE TELEVISION’S “NASHVILLE” TO STAGE SECOND INTERNATIONAL TOUR

14/02/2017

Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson To Play United Kingdom and Ireland June 2017   Sam Palladio To Join Tour On Select Dates   Nashville – (February 14, 2017) – Stars of the Lionsgate produced and d... Read more

Vince Gill Notches 21st Grammy Win Most Grammys Won By A Male Country Artist

14/02/2017

Nashville, TN – February 13, 2017—Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill won his 21st Grammy trophy at last night's awards ceremonies in Los Angeles—this one for Best American Roots Song.  Gill's winning song was “Kid Sis... Read more

The Time Jumpers Score First Grammy Award Spivey, Sears and Franklin Inducted into Fiddler Hall of Fame

14/02/2017

Nashville, TN – February 13, 2017—Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill won his 21st Grammy trophy at last night's awards ceremonies in Los Angeles—this one for Best American Roots Song. In so doing, he also reaped the first Grammy... Read more

REBA MCENTIRE DELIVERS PRAISE-WORTHY NEW MUSIC WITH NO.1 DEBUT ACROSS COUNTRY & CHRISTIAN CHARTS SING IT NOW: SONGS OF FAITH & HOPE Featuring “Back To God,” Out Now

14/02/2017

NASHVILLE, TN (February 13, 2017) – Following a whirlwind media blitz in New York City last week with multiple appearances on national television, Reba McEntire continues to deliver for her fans as SING IT NOW: SONGS OF FAITH & HOPE de... Read more

Country Music Winners at 2017 Grammy's

13/02/2017

Maren Morris' breakout single "My Church" won Best Country Solo Performance at the 59th Grammy Awards, beating out songs by Miranda Lambert, Brandy Clark, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. The song appears on the Texas singer-songwriter's debut album... Read more

DOLLY PARTON WINS 8TH GRAMMY AWARD

13/02/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 12, 2017) – World-renowned singer/songwriter/entertainer Dolly Parton continues racking up the honors! In 2014, The Recording Academy inducted Parton's self-penned hit JOLENE into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Now, in 2017... Read more


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The 2016 GOLD MEDALLION MEDIA AWARDS were held on January 25th 2017 at the Cattlemans Steakhouse in Tamworth. Australia (28/01/2017)

SIR ROSEVELT U.S. GROUP LED BY ZAC BROWN (27/01/2017)

CHRIS YOUNG, CHUCK WICKS, DARYLE SINGLETARY, MARK CHESNUTT, PAUL OVERSTREET, SHANE OWENS AND WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN JOIN LINEUP FOR 1 NIGHT. 1 PLACE. 1 TIME: A HEROES AND FRIENDS TRIBUTE TO RANDY TRAVIS (27/01/2017)

CANAAN SMITH ANNOUNCES U.K. BACK FOR MORE TOUR (27/01/2017)

Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott .... (26/01/2017)

BBC RADIO 2 COUNTRY STAGE – First Names Announced for C2C at the O2 in London (26/01/2017)

UK AMERICANA AWARDS 2017 THURSDAY 2ND FEBRUARY - ST JOHN AT HACKNEY, LONDON (26/01/2017)

C2C -YAMAHA MUSIC STAGE 2017 Artists Announced (25/01/2017)

Luke Bryan singing at Superbowl ... (24/01/2017)

CRYSTAL GAYLE INDUCTED INTO GRAND OLE OPRY BY SISTER AND OPRY LEGEND LORETTA LYNN (23/01/2017)

By The People, For The People: Country winners of Wednesday night's (1/18) People's Choice Awards were .... (20/01/2017)

The Eli Young Band's tour bus caught fire early this morning (1/18) just outside of Topeka, KS. (19/01/2017)

Mo Pitney and wife Emily welcomed daughter Evelyne Nadine today. (13/01/2017)

LEE GREENWOOD TO PERFORM DURING PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP'S INAUGURATION CEREMONY (13/01/2017)

LARRY GATLIN & THE GATLIN BROTHERS TO PERFORM AT BLACK TIE & BOOTS 2017 INAUGURAL BALL (13/01/2017)

The O2’s Brooklyn Bowl closes (12/01/2017)

Our Australian Presenter Connie Kis Anderson would like to say a few words. (06/01/2017)

Wishing all our listeners a Happy New Year and a prosperous 2017 (30/12/2016)

CMR Nashville Christmas Schedule from Noon 24 December – Noon 26 December (21/12/2016)

CHARLEY PRIDE HONORED WITH THE RECORDING ACADEMY’S 2017 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (20/12/2016)

Southern Halo's Hangin' With Halo Radio Show Goes Global With CMR Nashville Beginning Today (19/12/2016)

STAR-STUDDED SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON RAISES NEARLY $9 MILLION, SO FAR (15/12/2016)

Soap Opry: Nash Icon's Reba McEntire will star in an untitled project still in development for ABC-TV. (14/12/2016)

STAR-STUDDED SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON SET TO AIR TONIGHT (13/12/2016)

Canary Wharf London Announces Dates for the 2017 Nashville Meets London Music Festival (12/12/2016)

DOLLY PARTON AND MORE PERFORM DURING DEC. 13 SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON (08/12/2016)

TUCKER BEATHARD’S BREAKOUT YEAR MEASURED WITH A TRIP AROUND THE WORLD AND TO THE TOP OF THE CHARTS (08/12/2016)

Nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards were announced this morning (12/6) (07/12/2016)

C2C 2017 Official AFTER SHOW ARTISTS announced featuring three of the hottest new acts from Nashville; CAM, DRAKE WHITE and JANA KRAMER Plus DJ BAD ASH. (07/12/2016)

Reba and Brooks & Dunn have extended their Las Vegas residency (06/12/2016)

Garth Brooks was the top country artist on Forbes' The World's Highest-Paid Musicians of 2016 list, coming in at No. 6 with $70 million earned. (06/12/2016)

Singer/songwriter Mark Gray died Friday (12/2) at age 64. (06/12/2016)

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE NOTCH ANOTHER MULTI-WEEK NO. 1 WITH “MAY WE ALL” (06/12/2016)

THE SHIRES ANNOUNCE SPRING 2017 UK TOUR (06/12/2016)

GRANGER SMITH UPDATES FANS ON HIS CONDITION AFTER STAGE FALL (06/12/2016)

GRANGER SMITH INJURED ON TOUR; HOSPITALIZED (05/12/2016)

HARVEST 2017 Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August (05/12/2016)

"ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR" GARTH BROOKS REIGNS WITH TOP 3 BEST-SELLING COUNTRY ALBUMS (05/12/2016)

DOLLY ANNOUNCES MY PEOPLE FUND Fund will provide monthly assistance to those who lost homes in wildfires (01/12/2016)

Merle Haggard's 1969 album Okie From Muskogee is among the 2017 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees. (29/11/2016)

Congratulations to Miranda Lambert and the Vanner/RCA team on the No. 1 debut of The Weight Of These Wings on the country albums chart and No. 3 debut on the all-genre Top 200 chart. (29/11/2016)

After a run as a pop-up bar inside the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino's Rouge Lounge, Loser's Most Wanted Bar is getting a permanent home in the Las Vegas venue. (29/11/2016)

Dolly Parton Statement on East Tennessee Fires (29/11/2016)

Country Winners at American Music Awards (22/11/2016)

Album Charts news from the USA (22/11/2016)

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES RETURNS TO INDIGO AT THE O2, LONDON, ON THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017 (22/11/2016)

COUNTRY MUSIC’S BRIGHTEST NEW STAR" (BBC) THOMAS RHETT PROVES TO BE A “FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH” (DAILY STAR) OVERSEAS HOSTING SOLD-OUT CROWDS DURING FIRST-EVER EUROPEAN HEADLINING TOUR (19/11/2016)

Strait Back To Vegas: MCA's George Strait returns to Las Vegas's T-Mobile Arena (17/11/2016)

UK Americana Awards Nominations Announced (16/11/2016)

CRYSTAL GAYLE INVITED TO JOIN GRAND OLE OPRY (16/11/2016)

Singer/songwriter Holly Dunn died this morning (11/15) at age 59 at a hospice facility in Albuquerque, NM (16/11/2016)

Country category nominees for the 2017 People's Choice Awards are (16/11/2016)

MUSIC INDUSTRY & FANS WORLDWIDE MOURN LOSS OF AWARD WINNING SINGER HOLLY DUNN (16/11/2016)

DIERKS BENTLEY THROWS BACK WITH SURPRISE SET FROM NASHVILLE HONKY-TONK, LEGENDS CORNER (15/11/2016)

2016 American Music Awards (15/11/2016)

INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY SUPERSTAR MIRANDA LAMBERT ANNOUNCES UK DATES FOR HIGHWAY VAGABOND TOUR (15/11/2016)

LEON RUSSELL'S WIFE RELEASES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF ROCK AND ROLL LEGEND (14/11/2016)

Ward Thomas - 22 Date UK Tour Spring 2017 Including Shepherds Bush Empire On May 10th (08/11/2016)

THE LEGENDARY REBA McENTIRE ANNOUNCED AS THIRD HEADLINER FOR C2C 2017! *DAY SPLITS CONFIRMED* (04/11/2016)

WINNERS CROWNED DURING COUNTRY MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT “THE 50th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” (03/11/2016)

Reba McEntire and Marty Stuart added to C2C next March 2017 (03/11/2016)

COUNTRY TO COUNTRY 2017 DAY SPLITS CONFIRMED (01/11/2016)

The BCMA Awards weekend details .. (31/10/2016)

ACTORS, ATHLETES, CELEBRITIES, AND MUSIC SUPERSTARS JOIN THE CELEBRATION OF “THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (31/10/2016)

Breaking News: The Shires (28/10/2016)

JOEY+RORY, MARTY RAYBON, CHUCK DAY AND MARY JAMES AMONG 22nd ANNUAL INSPIRATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS® SHOW WINNERS Life And Career of Joey Feek Celebrated (28/10/2016)

Stage Is Set: Ryman Hospitality Properties will open Opry City Stage in New York's Times Square in April. (28/10/2016)

GARTH CELEBRATES 7TH DIAMOND AWARD AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT!!!!!!! (28/10/2016)

THE SHIRES HIT AMERICA! (28/10/2016)

C2C RETURNS FOR ITS FIFTH YEAR IN 2017! (24/10/2016)

GARTH BROOKS NOW STREAMING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HIS CAREER, MUSIC FROM THE BEST-SELLING SOLO ARTIST IN U.S. HISTORY IS NOW AVAILABLE TO STREAM EXCLUSIVELY ON AMAZON MUSIC (19/10/2016)

CMA ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR NOMINEE GARTH BROOKS POISED FOR RELEASE OF GUNSLINGER AS 11th STUDIO ALBUM ON NOV. 25 Brooks' “Baby, Let’s Lay Down And Dance” Lands Top 20 Debut And Is The Most Added Song At Country Radio This Week (18/10/2016)

Mo Pitney Scores Highest Country Album Debut Today Project Earns Continued Critical Acclaim (18/10/2016)

MORE PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (17/10/2016)

Wedding Belle: Congratulations to Columbia's Tyler Farr (12/10/2016)

TIM MCGRAW PROVES THAT SETTING RECORDS IS HOW HE’LL ALWAYS BE (12/10/2016)

WHISPERIN' BILL ANDERSON RELEASES AUDIO BOOK PLUS BONUS ACOUSTIC CD WITH NEVER-BEFORE HEARD TRACKS (12/10/2016)

TANYA TUCKER HOSPITALIZED AFTER SUFFERING UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION (12/10/2016)

GARTH BROOKS AND TRISHA YEARWOOD REVEAL COVER FOR THEIR FIRST-EVER DUETS ALBUM CHRISTMAS TOGETHER (11/10/2016)

UK AMERICANA AWARDS 2017 ANNOUNCED FOR THURSDAY 2 FEBRUARY AT LONDON’S ST JOHN AT HACKNEY (10/10/2016)

THE TEXAS MUSIC TAKEOVER 2016 PRESENTS Luke Wade with Austin Allsup - The Pickle Factory, London 29th Nov Texas Music Takeover Acoustic Showcase The Bedford, London 30th Nov Sean McConnell album release show and Texas Music Takeover Showcase - The Gara (10/10/2016)

FIRST PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (10/10/2016)

UK COUNTRY SUPERSTARS THE SHIRES MAKE CHART HISTORY WITH FASTEST-SELLING UK COUNTRY ALBUM OF ALL TIME! New album 'My Universe' breaks all records landing at No.3 in UK Album Charts today (07/10/2016)

THE SHIRES SURPRISE HOARDS OF FANS IN LONDON’S OXFORD STREET, ARRIVING FOR HMV INSTORE PERFORMANCE ON BACK OF STRIKING VINTAGE AMERICAN PICK-UP TRUCK (06/10/2016)

Brandy Clark Plays to Sold Out Crowds Across the Pond on Unplugged U.K. Tour Four-time GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter stripped it down to take Big Day to Birmingham, Glasgow, London and Manchester (28/09/2016)

COUNTRY MUSIC UNITES TO LIFT “FOREVER COUNTRY” INTO NO. 1 DEBUT; SINGLE AND MUSIC VIDEO GO VIRAL AROUND THE WORLD (28/09/2016)

CMHOF & Opry Member Jean Shepard Passes: (25/09/2016)

JACKIE STORRAR LOSES BRAVE BATTLE TO CANCER Obituary by Stuart Cameron (23/09/2016)

Our condolences to the family and friends of songwriter John D. Loudermilk, who died yesterday (9/21) at age 82. (23/09/2016)

New York Times Bestselling Author and Award-Winning Country Music Artist Jimmy Wayne Named 2016 National “Angel in Adoption” By The Congressional Coalition of Adoption Institute (22/09/2016)

JASON ISBELL, CHRIS STAPLETON BIG WINNERS AT AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION’S 15TH ANNUAL HONORS & AWARDS (22/09/2016)

Mercury's Canaan Smith will join UK country duo The Shires on their upcoming 19-date tour of Ireland, England, Wales and Scotland, beginning Nov. 15 in Belfast. (21/09/2016)

CMA'S HISTORY-MAKING "FOREVER COUNTRY" GOES GLOBAL (21/09/2016)

Congratulations to Jason Aldean and the Broken Bow team on the No. 1 debut of They Don't Know on the all-genre Top 200 and country albums charts. (20/09/2016)

DIERKS BENTLEY TOPS THE CHARTS WITH “DIFFERENT FOR GIRLS” (FEAT. ELLE KING) AND CLAIMS 15TH CAREER NO. ONE HIT "Stand Out Track" Resonates With Fans And Earns GOLD Certification By The RIAA (20/09/2016)

CHRIS LANE GOES GOLD WITH “FIX” Rascal Flatts Surprises Breakout Newcomer With RIAA Plaque Onstage In Indianapolis (20/09/2016)

BRANDY CLARK CONTINUES BIG DAY IN U.S. AND U.K. New Single, "Love Can Go To Hell" Top 5 Most Added at Country Radio (20/09/2016)

Garth Brooks is partnering with Target for the Nov. 11 release of Garth Brooks: The Ultimate Collection. (16/09/2016)

The Shires Lead Safety Campaign With Heartbreaking Video For ‘My Universe’ The Shires broke UK chart records with their first album. (16/09/2016)