Biggest 15 Minutes of Country Music’s Biggest Night

The opening 15 minutes for the 49th Annual CMA Awards are shaping up to be the most anticipated minutes of the entire year. The 3-hour show will kick off in high gear with one of the night’s top nominees Eric Church with iconic Country rocker Hank Williams Jr. for a world premiere of Williams’ new Nash … Read more Biggest 15 Minutes of Country Music’s Biggest Night

CMA Awards Nominees: New Artist of the Year Breakdown

There’s not a more confusing category at the CMA Awards than Best New Artist of the Year. Confusing in how it works, not its impact on the artist who wins. But, like every other year, this year’s class of nominees is full of accolades, promise and familiar faces. #CMAawards NEW ARTIST of the Year noms: … Read more CMA Awards Nominees: New Artist of the Year Breakdown

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley Are All About the DubSmash

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are working on their comedic timing for the 49th Annual CMA Awards by filming a scene from the hit movie, “Bridesmaids.” While filming spots for their hosting duties, the two took a brief timeout to really show off their acting and lip syncing chops.   My CMA co-host…Stove. pic.twitter.com/CC4MGKgokV — … Read more Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley Are All About the DubSmash

49th Annual CMA Awards Nominees

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are returning as hosts for the 49th Annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 4 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) and the final nominees have been announced. Kelsea Ballerini and Steven Tyler took to “Good Morning America” to reveal the names for country music’s biggest night. 49th Annual CMA Awards Nominees: Jason Aldean: Old Boots, … Read more 49th Annual CMA Awards Nominees

49th Annual CMA Awards Nominee Predictions

The final nominees for the 49th Annual CMA Awards won’t be announced until September 9, but I’m so excited about the show, I can’t wait that long. Plus, as an avid listener and consumer of country music, I think I can predict some of the nominees before they are even announced. The eligibility period for … Read more 49th Annual CMA Awards Nominee Predictions

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood’s Greatest CMA Awards Host Moments

Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be returning to host “Country Music’s Biggest Night™” for the eighth consecutive year in 2015. “The 49th Annual CMA Awards” airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, Nov. 4 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. The return of the popular pair was announced … Read more Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood’s Greatest CMA Awards Host Moments

10 Best Things That Happened in Nashville in 2014

I love my town. I mean LOVE LOVE. I’ve been in Nashville for 13 years now and I can’t ever imagine living anywhere else. That being said… here are the 10 best things I covered in Nashville in 2014. 1. Garth came back to town. It’s always awesome when you get a cool new neighbor. … Read more 10 Best Things That Happened in Nashville in 2014

2014 Favorite Moment: Ultimate Country Fan in Nashville

2014 was definitely a year of first for Country Outfitter and what a blast it was! During CMA Awards week in Nashville, we teamed up with Wrangler and Warner Music Nashville to bring one fan the ultimate country music fan experience– one she won’t be forgetting anytime soon. And you know what? We won’t either. … Read more 2014 Favorite Moment: Ultimate Country Fan in Nashville

5 Most Emotional Acceptance Speeches of 2014

As we near the end of 2014, it’s only fitting that Country Outfitter Style shares a few of those classic, end of the year lists with you. But, we’re kind of bored with the typical end of the year lists, so we’re putting our own spin on a few! Emotion not only permeates nearly ever … Read more 5 Most Emotional Acceptance Speeches of 2014

5 Best Things That Happened Backstage at the CMA Awards

Sure, you saw the best things that happened at the CMA Awards, but did you? 1. Brett Eldredge lost his CMA Award. He won for Best New Artist and 30 minutes after he accepted the trophy he had no idea where it was. Later in the night, he did find it so all is well. … Read more 5 Best Things That Happened Backstage at the CMA Awards

Ellen on the CMA Red Carpet

“The Ellen Show” sent a couple of correspondents to cover the CMA Awards Red Carpet and let’s just say– you’ve never seen the red carpet like this! There was whiskey shooting, gift card giveaways, tattoo reveals, a few almost wardrobe malfunctions and of course, an interview with Australia’s favorite couple. We want Ellen on the … Read more Ellen on the CMA Red Carpet

4 Favorite 2014 CMA Awards Performances

Here’s the thing– every performacne at this year’s CMA Awards were pretty great. But, a few did stand out a little more than others. So, if we had to pick favorites, these be the favorites: Ariana Grande featuring Little Big Town // “Bang Bang” Obviously, this performance was about as country as Jay-Z, but it … Read more 4 Favorite 2014 CMA Awards Performances