Reba Called Lauren Alaina to Tell Her She Won ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year and the Video Will Bring the Tears

Lauren Alaina is the ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year and she found out the news when Reba McEntire called her up and said, “this is Reba McEntire, I’m in Las Vegas and I’m calling you, Lauren, to tell you that you have won the ACM New Female Vocalist of the year.” Lauren was … Read more

Dustin Lynch Is Frustrated His “Small Town Boy” Didn’t Get Any ACM Nominations and He’s Not Afraid to Tell Fans About It

Dustin Lynch‘s story is far from being completely finished, but after not receiving any ACM Awards nominations for his No.1 hit, “Small Town Boy,” he’s definitely got a few questions. After relaunching all of his social media accounts to give fans more of an inside look at his life, Lynch is holding to that promise, … Read more

7 Questions, Concerns and Got It Rights About the 53rd Annual ACM Awards Nominees

The nominees are set for the 53rd Annual ACM Awards. And like all awards shows– there were some hits and misses. 7 Questions, Concerns and Got It Rights About the 53rd Annual ACM Awards Nominees: 1. QUESTION AND CONCERN Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean Garth Brooks Luke Bryan Chris Stapleton Keith Urban Though each … Read more

Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley Not Returning As ACM Hosts For 2018

After hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards for two consecutive years, Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will no longer be teaming up as co-hosts. During a Q&A session at Nashville’s Country Radio Seminar, a three-day event that sees artists, songwriters, country radio and music insiders come together to learn more about the industry, Dierks … Read more

Brittany Aldean’s Baby Bump was the Hottest Accessory on the Red Carpet

Jason Aldean was on-hand at the 11th ACM Honors as the reigning two-time ACM Entertainer of the Year, but all eyes were on wife Brittany and her rockin’ baby bump. Jason also got to award George Strait with the Cliffie Stone Icon Award, but even the King probably noticed super cute Brittany. Baby Boy Aldean … Read more

Hillary Scott Singing Reba’s “That’s The Night The Lights Went Out in Georgia” is Perfection

Most country music singers making the rounds today would say they grew up a Reba fan. Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott is no different, save the fact that her mom, Linda Davis, was Reba’s duet partner on the GRAMMY-winning “Does He Love You.” Hillary, like, knew Reba growing up. During the recent ACM Honors event at … Read more

Chris Young Plays the Grand Ole Opry With ACM Lifting Lives Campers

How cool is the ACM Lifting Lives Camp? It’s a week long residency program for musically talented individuals with developmental disabilities that brings them to Nashville to write a song with a major singer-songwriter, record the song with a big time producer and then perform it live on the Grand Ole Opry with another big … Read more

Dierks Bentley Writes a Song for Chris Young to Perform With ACM Lifting Lives Campers

Dierks Bentely wrote a song with, like, 30 other people last week. And then Chris Young sang it. The singer-songwriter and frequent collaborator Ross Copperman worked with the ACM Lifting Lives campers to create a song that they then recorded (and performed on) with Ross before heading to the Grand Ole Opry, where they performed … Read more

George Strait, Dolly Parton, Eric Church and Kelsea Ballerini Among ACM Special Award Winners

George Strait, Dolly Parton, Eric Church, Kelsea Ballerini, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Willie Nelson and Shel Silverstein are among the 2017 ACM Special Award honorees. Each year, the Academy of Country Music awards artists and industry personnel with the awards you don’t see during the ACM Awards. These special awards are voted on by the … Read more

Josh Abbott’s Mom Stole the Show on the Red Carpet at the ACM Awards

Moms are the best, but Josh Abbott’s mom might take the cake.

Josh’s dad recently passed away after suffering a stroke, so Josh decided to try and help cheer his mom up by taking her to the ACM Awards as his date. He also surprised her with a new fancy dress by telling her he had a big meeting and she needed to go shopping for it.

Josh’s mom was absolutely stunning on the red carpet and did one heck of a job interviewing Josh for us. She really got down to business and hit him with the heat early on in the interview and didn’t let up once.

We know no one can win a red carpet, but Lynette Abbott sure won it in our book.

The Josh Abbott Band’s newest album, Front Row Seat, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Independent Albums chart and nabbed a Top 10 spot on the Top Country Albums chart (No. 9) following its release in November of 2015.

Thomas Rhett Left His Phone Unattended Backstage at the ACMs and Now It’s Filled With Chris Stapleton Selfies

Never leave your phone unattended around country singers. Thomas Rhett made that mistake on Sunday night during the 52nd Annual ACM Awards, where he took home Male Vocalist and Song of the Year for “Die a Happy Man.” At some point, he left his phone unattended and he just found evidence of tampering during the … Read more

Just a Reminder: The ACM Gave the CMA an ACM Award

In case you had changed the channel or nodded off for a few minutes towards the end of the 52nd Annual ACM Awards, you may not have fully realized what was taking place as the Video of Year winners took the stage. In celebration of the 50th Annual CMA Awards last fall, the CMA commissioned … Read more