CMR Nashville News Articles

‘MISS COUNTRY SOUL’ JEANNIE SEELY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AS A MEMBER OF THE GRAND OLE OPRY

17/09/2017

Seely Becomes Sixth Woman Ever to Spend 5 Decades As An Opry Member NASHVILLE, Tenn. – ‘Miss Country Soul’ Jeannie Seely celebrates 50 years as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Exactly 50 years to the day she was first inducted on ... Read more

Americana Music Awards Winners

15/09/2017

diverse, multi-generational slate of roots music luminaries were celebrated at the 16th Annual Americana Music Association Honors & Awards show last night at Nashville’s famed Ryman Auditorium. They included previous Americana Lifetime Achi... Read more

Troy Gentry of Country Duo Montgomery Gentry Dies in Helicopter Crash

09/09/2017

Troy Gentry, one half of country duo Montgomery Gentry, died after being involved in a helicopter crash in Medford, New Jersey, on Friday. He was 50. Gentry's death was confirmed by the group's official social media pages, which shared a heartb... Read more

DON WILLIAMS DEAD AT 78

09/09/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Country Music world mourns the loss of one of its’ most distinctive song stylists with the passing of Don Williams after a short illness. He was 78. A native of Floydada, Texas, Williams was born May 27, 1939. He g... Read more

Jo Dee Messina was recently diagosed with cancer and will soon begin treatment.

07/09/2017

 "We don't know anything specific regarding the treatment plan at this point, but Jo Dee is working closely with a team to explore all options," says a statement posted on her Facebook page. Read the full post here. Read more

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

The 2017 CMA Awards, Hosted for the 10th Time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, Airs Live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 8:00 PM/ET on the ABC Television Network Nominations for CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year and... Read more

HURRICANE HARVEY PREVENTS MARK CHESNUTT FROM TRAVELING TO OVERSEAS MUSIC FESTIVAL IN U.K.

02/09/2017

BEAUMONT, Texas – Iconic country traditionalist Mark Chesnutt was forced to cancel his appearance overseas at music festival in Millport, U.K. due to the natural disaster in his home state of Texas. Chesnutt is unable to leave his neighborhood... Read more

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

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (August 29, 2017) – Grammy nominated vocalist Chris Young was surprised during his Grand Ole Opry performance this evening by Country Music Hall of Fame and Opry member Vince Gill with an invitation to become an official Opry... Read more

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

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 28, 2017) — The Americana Music Association℠ announced today that Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller will return to host and musically direct, respectively, the 16th annual Americana Honors & Awards cer... Read more

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

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The latest episode of “The Pickup” starts off by taking a look at the newest exhibit of The Country Music Hall of Fame. Loretta Lynn: Blue Kentucky Girl which will run from August 25, 2017 until August 5, 2018 exp... Read more


Previous News Items

LARRY GATLIN REMEMBERS GLEN CAMPBELL ON FOX & FRIENDS (09/08/2017)

British Airways to start non-stop flight from London to Nashville (08/08/2017)

Glen Campbell Has Died (08/08/2017)

A BRAND NEW EPISODE OF THE PICKUP CELEBRATES PICKUP AND COMING ARTIST DYLAN SCOTT ON HIS FIRST NO. 1, BIG NEWS FOR KENNY ROGERS, THE CAST OF PURE COUNTRY: PURE HEART AND MORE (07/08/2017)

CHRIS STAPLETON DOMINATES USA COUNTRY ALBUM SALES IN 2017 (28/07/2017)

Singer/songwriter/musician Michael Johnson died at his home in Minneapolis Tuesday (7/25) at age 72, after a long illness. (28/07/2017)

WoodSongs Celebrates 900th Broadcast With Legendary Roger McGuinn (27/07/2017)

Country Music Fans Fill Canada Square Park in London, England for 2017 Nashville Meets London Music Festival (27/07/2017)

CHARLES ESTEN CELEBRATES HISTORY-MAKING MUSIC MILESTONE WITH "ONE SINGLE YEAR" CONCERT (21/07/2017)

MUSIC ICON KENNY ROGERS ANNOUNCES STAR-STUDDED CONCERT IN NASHVILLE CELEBRATING 60-YEAR CAREER “ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER: KENNY ROGERS’ FAREWELL CONCERT CELEBRATION” (18/07/2017)

RASCAL FLATTS' JAY DEMARCUS SET TO PRODUCE ALL SHOOK UP MOVIE (14/07/2017)

Three Days Celebrating The Best In Americana, Country, Roots And More At The Sage, Gateshead 21-23 July (13/07/2017)

From The People Who Brought You Country to Country ... (13/07/2017)

SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND Wednesday 19th July 2017 Featuring Ben Earle*Crissie Rhodes*Jeff Cohen*Kerri Watt*Nikhil D’Souza (11/07/2017)

THE SHOW THAT MADE COUNTRY MUSIC FAMOUS TO THROW MUSIC-FILLED PARTY IN DIRECT PATH OF HISTORIC TOTAL ECLIPSE 2017 (06/07/2017)

Country Music Week - Mon 2 – Sun 8 October 2017 in iconic London venues (27/06/2017)

RASCAL FLATTS SURPISES SUPERFAN COUPLE AT THEIR WEDDING WITH UNFORGETTABLE SERENADE (27/06/2017)

“NASHVILLE IN CONCERT” DONATES £10,000 TO BRITISH RED CROSS “UK SOLIDARITY FUND” TO HELP PEOPLE AFFECTED BY TERROR ATTACKS IN THE UK (22/06/2017)

Americana Music Association℠ Announces 2017 Honorees (22/06/2017)

2017 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL DELIVERS WITH CAPACITY CROWDS, SOLD OUT NIGHTLY CONCERTS, AND HIGHEST FAN ENGAGEMENT IN 46-YEAR HISTORY OF MUSIC EVENT OF SUMMER (13/06/2017)

NASHVILLE IN CONCERT - Manchester update (10/06/2017)

GRAMMY WINNING KACEY MUSGRAVES JOINS SUPERSTAR HARRY STYLES ON 2018 WORLD TOUR (09/06/2017)

CMR Nashville hosts stage during CMA Fest (04/06/2017)

Nashville Meets London 2017 Music Festival Returns with Highly Anticipated Talent Lineup (25/05/2017)

THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS ARE GOING “ON SAFARI” WITH U.K. TOUR IN FALL 2017 (23/05/2017)

FREE CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL NIGHTLY CONCERTS ANNOUNCED FOR CRACKER BARREL COUNTRY ROADS STAGE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER JUNE 8-10 (23/05/2017)

XFINITY FAN FAIR X TO HOST HUNDREDS OF COUNTRY ARTISTS AND CELEBRITIES JUNE 8-11 AT CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL (19/05/2017)

KEITH URBAN PERFORMS ‘THE FIGHTER’ ON THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW (19/05/2017)

KIP MOORE, DRAKE WHITE and MARTY STUART London shows announced (16/05/2017)

KELSEA BALLERINI STUNS LONDON FANS IN SOLD OUT CONCERT DEBUT (16/05/2017)

Americana Music Association℠ Announces its 2017 Honors & Awards Nominees (10/05/2017)

Country Duo American Young Set to Headline European Tour this Summer Tour Commences June 24th in Switzerland (03/05/2017)

Charley Pride Makes Triumphant Return With Upcoming Album ‘Music In My Heart’ Set for Release July 7 (28/04/2017)

SaraBeth Returns to the UK for the Eighth Time (28/04/2017)

Lisa McHugh is back on the road again !! (26/04/2017)

BRENT COBB - UK HEADLINE TOUR IN MAY PLUS FESTIVAL DATES (26/04/2017)

The State of Missouri Honors Country Legend Leroy Van Dyke With the Newly Unveiled Leroy Van Dyke Highway Sign (25/04/2017)

PLAY IT AGAIN! GEORGE STRAIT EXTENDS 2 NIGHTS OF NUMBER 1’s TO JULY 28 AND 29 (25/04/2017)

SINGER SONGWRITER FRANKIE BALLARD 2017 UK TOUR ANNOUNCED (21/04/2017)

KELSEA BALLERINI AND THOMAS RHETT TO HOST “CMA FEST 2017” SPECIAL AIRING THIS SUMMER ON ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (20/04/2017)

Country Music Hall of Famer Jeff Cook of Alabama revealed his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease today (4/11). (12/04/2017)

The Country Network Selected As Double Winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards (12/04/2017)

PATSY CLINE’S DAUGHTER JULIE FUDGE TO GREET FANS AT PATSY CLINE MUSEUM OPENING ON FRIDAY, APRIL 7 (06/04/2017)

CHRIS STAPLETON’S FROM A ROOM: VOLUME 1 OUT MAY 5 AND NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER FROM A ROOM: VOLUME 2 TO BE RELEASED LATER THIS YEAR (06/04/2017)

Country Hall Adds Three: (05/04/2017)

CMA ANNOUNCES 2017 INTERNATIONAL AWARDS RECIPIENTS (04/04/2017)

RODNEY CROWELL, BUDDY MILLER, JAKE OWEN, AARON LEWIS, TANYA TUCKER & CHRIS JANSON JOIN ALL-STAR CONCERT CELEBRATION HONORING MERLE HAGGARD SING ME BACK HOME: THE MUSIC OF MERLE HAGGARD AN ALL-STAR CONCERT CELEBRATION TO BE HELD AT NASHVILLE’S BRIDGESTO (04/04/2017)

The 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards winners and nominees, honoring the best in country music from the past year. (03/04/2017)

STRIKING MATCHES INTIMATE ACOUSTIC TOUR ANNOUNCED (01/04/2017)

Harvest Country Music Festival 2017 2 Festivals – 1 Weekend Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August Enniskillen & Westport (01/04/2017)

DON MCLEAN'S "AMERICAN PIE" ADDED TO NATIONAL RECORDING REGISTRY OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS (30/03/2017)

Underwood To UMG: 19/Arista's Carrie Underwood has departed the label for a worldwide deal with Universal Music Group, specifically Capitol/Nashville. (28/03/2017)

MADAME TUSSAUDS NASHVILLE JOINS CELEBRATION OF PATSY CLINE MUSEUM OPENING WITH DEBUT OF ITS PATSY CLINE FIGURE The Wax Figure Will Be Featured at Patsy Cline Museum Through April 9 (28/03/2017)

MUSIC ICON WAYLON JENNINGS CELEBRATED IN NEW STAR-STUDDED LIVE CONERT FILM AND RECORDING (22/03/2017)

MAREN MORRIS BRINGS THE HERO TOUR 2017 TO UK/IRELAND THIS WINTER. US SENSATION WILL PLAY LONDON’S O2 SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE IN NOVEMBER (13/03/2017)

C2C WILL RETURN FOR A SIXTH YEAR IN 2018! (13/03/2017)

KIEFER SUTHERLAND EXTENDS 'NOT ENOUGH WHISKEY 2017 TOUR,' (13/03/2017)

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK *Monday 2 – Sunday 8 October 2017* In iconic venues across London (10/03/2017)

Australian Country Music Festival, CMC Rocks Queensland, Sells Out 10th Anniversary Event Record Numbers To Attend 2017 Event (07/03/2017)

Grand Ole Opry Recognizes Travis Tritt on 25th Anniversary of Becoming Opry Member (03/03/2017)

MARTY STUART TO HOST UK PREMIERE OF ‘BORN IN BRISTOL’ DOCUMENTARY AT C2C FESTIVAL ON SUNDAY 12th MARCH 54-Minute Film Tells the Untold Story of the Birth of Country Music (03/03/2017)

UK’s most successful Country act, The Shires, do the double! 2 GOLD ALBUMS IN 12 MONTHS Hit second album ‘My Universe’ certified Gold alongside debut ‘Brave’ (01/03/2017)

LITTLE BIG TOWN MAKE HISTORY WITH SOLD OUT “LITTLE BIG TOWN AT THE MOTHER CHURCH” RYMAN RESIDENCY SHOWS (27/02/2017)

WARD THOMAS TO OPEN C2C 2017 CHART TOPPING UK COUNTRY DUO WILL PERFORM A SPECIAL SET AT 4PM ON FRIDAY MARCH 10 ON THE BBC RADIO 2 COUNTRY STAGE (27/02/2017)

MADDIE & TAE ANNOUNCE UK TOUR FOR AUGUST 2017 DEBUT ALBUM ‘START HERE’ (DOT RECORDS) OUT NOW (21/02/2017)

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)

FRANKIE BALLARD 2017 UK TOUR ANNOUNCED (15/02/2017)

C2C RETURNS FOR ITS FIFTH YEAR IN 2017! Featuring .... (15/02/2017)

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)

The Time Jumpers Score First Grammy Award Spivey, Sears and Franklin Inducted into Fiddler Hall of Fame (14/02/2017)

Vince Gill Notches 21st Grammy Win Most Grammys Won By A Male Country Artist (14/02/2017)

STARS OF LIONSGATE TELEVISION’S “NASHVILLE” TO STAGE SECOND INTERNATIONAL TOUR (14/02/2017)

DOLLY PARTON WINS 8TH GRAMMY AWARD (13/02/2017)

Country Music Winners at 2017 Grammy's (13/02/2017)

1 NIGHT. 1 PLACE. 1 TIME: A HEROES & FRIENDS TRIBUTE TO RANDY TRAVIS SOLD OUT SHOW FEATURES GARTH BROOKS, WYNONNA, ALABAMA, WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN, TRAVIS TRITT, TANYA TUCKER AND MORE (10/02/2017)

THOMAS RHETT IS THE “STAR" OF COUNTRY RADIO THIS WEEK WITH SEVENTH CAREER NUMBER ONE (07/02/2017)

LITTLE BIG TOWN ANNOUNCES UK TOUR DATES (07/02/2017)

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES LINE UP ANNOUNCED INDIGO AT THE O2, LONDON - THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017 LAST REMAINING TICKETS RELEASED (07/02/2017)

C2C INTRODUCES BROTHERS OSBORNE, CAM, CANAAN SMITH AND CHARLIE WORSHAM HEADLINE SHOWS ANNOUNCED ACROSS LONDON AND THE UK FOLLOWING COUNTRY TO COUNTRY 2017 (07/02/2017)

C2C 2017 FESTIVAL STAGES ANNOUNCED (03/02/2017)

Americana UK Awards winners... (03/02/2017)

GRAMMY NOMINEE THOMAS RHETT EXTENDS FIRST-EVER HEADLINING 2017 ‘HOME TEAM’ TOUR ADDING EUROPEAN DATES (01/02/2017)

UK AMERICANA AWARDS 2017 THURSDAY 2ND FEBRUARY - ST JOHN AT HACKNEY, LONDON STELLAR LINE-UP OF PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED (01/02/2017)

Shropshire Songwriter's song makes it to the big screen (31/01/2017)

The Bluebird Cafe @ Country to Country (31/01/2017)

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)