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

52nd Annual ACM Awards Predictions

As fans and country music superstars gear up for a rip-roarin’ good time in Las Vegas at the 52nd Annual ACM Awards, one has to wonder– who will walk away with a trophy or two? The ACM Awards are much harder to predict than any other awards show, which is evidenced by the nominations alone. … Read more

6 Surprises, Questions and Interesting Facts About the ACM Nominations

As the ACM Awards nominations began to roll in, I was pleasantly surprised by a few of the categories. But, then, I had a few questions. Not to mention, there were a few snubs out there too. Keith Urban, deservedly, leads the pack with seven nominations this year. Maren Morris racked up five. This makes … Read more

Somehow, Charley Pride Never Saw the “Forever Country” Video (He Was In), So I Showed It To Him

Charley Pride is a living legend, a former CMA Entertainer of the Year, member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry. As a part of the CMA “Forever Country” mashup, Pride was featured as one of 30 former CMA winners in the song.

The video was released about 6 weeks prior to the 50th Annual CMA Awards and has close to 7 million views on YouTube. Somehow, Pride, who was featured in the opening number of the show, had not seen the song he was a part of.

Since no one had showed him the video, I felt it very necessary to make sure he saw it. I think he wanted a little more screen time, but otherwise he liked it.