CMR Nashville News Articles

More artists reflect on the passing of Jimmy Capps

03/06/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 3, 2020) -- Acclaimed Guitarist Jimmy Capps, loved by everyone who knew him has passed away at the age of 81 due to health complications. Capps was lead guitar in the house band at the Grand Ole Opry and a member of the Musicia... Read more

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

“I’m deeply saddened by the news of the passing of my dear friend, Jimmy Capps. Jimmy was maybe the kindest and most considerate person I knew in the music business. A pro’s pro, he played an important role in many of my recordings ... Read more

Roy Orbison Museum Set To Open in Nashville In 2021

03/06/2020

Music legend ROY ORBISON is getting a downtown NASHVILLE museum dedicated to his legacy. The NASHVILLE BUSINESS JOURNAL reports that museum will open on the city’s downtown SECOND AVENUE in 2021, and will feature “artifacts from ORBISON&r... Read more

Jimmy Capps has passed away at the age of 81

03/06/2020

Musicians Hall of Famer, 60-plus-year Grand Ole Opry member, guitarist and session musician Jimmy Capps has passed away at the age of 81. Capps began playing guitar when he was 12 years old and in 1958 joined the Louvin Brothers’ band. That job... Read more

A new member joins Runaway June

17/05/2020

Following news of Hannah Mulholland's exit from Stoney Creek's Runaway June  singer/songwriter/fiddle player Natalie Stovall has joined the once-again trio. Stovall joined Naomi Cooke and Jennifer Wayne on The Bobby Bones Show&... Read more

Fellow Singer/Songwriters and Friends Remember and Mourn the Loss of Rock ‘N’ Roll Icon Little Richard

10/05/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Grammy Award winning, Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame member, Little Richard, the mastermind behind legendary hits “Long Tall Sally,” “Rip It Up,” “Good Golly Miss Molly,” “Tutti Fru... Read more

Little Richard dies at the age of 87 in Nashville

09/05/2020

JERRY LEE LEWIS REMEMBERS HIS FELLOW FOUNDER OF ROCK AND ROLL, LITTLE RICHARD “It is with a heavy heart that I ask for prayers for the family of my lifelong friend and fellow Rocker ‘Little Richard.’ He will live on always in my he... Read more

The 3rd edition of The Long Road will now take place 10th - 12th September 2021

07/05/2020

2021 line up preview includes Brandy Clark, Dale Watson, Sunny Sweeney, Gretchen Peters, Cassadee Pope, Kyle Daniel and more   Statement from The Long Road: As the response to COVID-19 has progressed in recent weeks, our team at The Long Road... Read more

Wedding Belle: Dwight Yoakam wed Emily Joyce

05/05/2020

 In March, just prior to the quarantine, in a private ceremony at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, CA, according to a post today (5/4). “In the face of shutdowns and social distancing requirements, love prevailed, and the less t... Read more

ACMs To Nashville:

27/04/2020

Announced moments ago during Nashville Mayor John Cooper's daily press briefing, the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards will broadcast live from Nashville Wednesday, Sept. 16 on CBS. The Academy, Dick Clark Productions and the network postpone... Read more


Previous News Items

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)

CMA FEST ANNOUNCES MORE PERFORMERS FOR NIGHTLY CONCERTS AT NISSAN STADIUM (11/04/2019)

Artist Earl Thomas Conley passed away yesterday (4/10) in Nashville (11/04/2019)

Jim Glaser died on Saturday (April 6) of a heart attack, according to a post on his official Facebook page (11/04/2019)

Here Are All the Winners From the 2019 ACM Awards (08/04/2019)

OLD DOMINION ANNOUNCE “MAKE IT SWEET TOUR” EUROPEAN DATES (08/04/2019)

Lauren Alaina, Sarah Darling, and Robert Vincent To Perform at Nashville Meets London in Canary Wharf (29/03/2019)

KIP MOORE ANNOUNCES UK HEADLINE DATES FOR SEPTEMBER (27/03/2019)

Morgan Evans UK dates announced (27/03/2019)

Events and Dates Announced for Highly Anticipated Nashville Meets London Week Event Series Scheduled for July 24-27, 2019 (21/03/2019)

Jerry Lee Lewis recovering after stroke. (19/03/2019)

CHARLES ESTEN - OCTOBER 2019 UK TOUR ANNOUNCED PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS THE ADELAIDES (18/03/2019)

RAY STEVENS ANNOUNCED AS 2019 COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE (18/03/2019)

Country, Americana And Roots Stars Confirmed For The Long Road Festival 2019 (14/03/2019)

MIDLAND ANNOUNCES HEADLINING UK DATES IN DECEMBER (13/03/2019)

KEITH URBAN WRAPS EUROPE (13/03/2019)

** C2C WILL RETURN FOR AN EIGHTH YEAR IN 2020! ** JOIN US - ON 13, 14 AND 15 MARCH (11/03/2019)

‘Nashville’ TV Show going to Broadway (06/03/2019)

ASHLEY McBRYDE UK AND IRELAND TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED FOR SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER 2019 (05/03/2019)

CMA Fest 2019 - Nashville - Artists announced (05/03/2019)

Don McLean Announces U.S. & European Tour Dates Along With Intimate GRAMMY Museum® Program on March 25 (05/03/2019)

CARRIE UNDERWOOD ANNOUNCES UK HEADLINE ARENA TOUR (04/03/2019)

KACEY MUSGRAVES RECEIVES 2019 CMA INTERNATIONAL ARTIST ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (01/03/2019)

Country Music Hall Of Famer Mac Wiseman Has Died At 93 (26/02/2019)

Ronnie Milsap son dies (26/02/2019)

Legendary Producer Fred Foster Has Died (22/02/2019)