Dierks Bentley to Host 6th Annual ACM Honors September 24

Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing that country music superstar Dierks Bentley will host the 6th Annual ACM HONORS, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The event will take place on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7 p.m. [...] Read More

Kenny Chesney and Vince Gill to Receive Special Awards at 6th Annual ACM Honors

The 6th Annual ACM Honors, an event honoring the non-televised special honorees and winners from the 47th Annual ACM Awards which were held in April, will take place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on September 24. Kenny Chesney, Vince Gill and Emmylou Harris are among those who will be honored throughout the evening. A [...] Read More

Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Emmylou Harris & More Announced as Off-Camera ACM Winners

Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the live telecast of the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, telecast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 8 p.m. live ET/delayed PT on CBS, due [...] Read More

BMI Honors Bobby Braddock as Songwriting Icon

BMI will honor Bobby Braddock as a BMI songwriting Icon during its 59th annual Country Awards. The private ceremony is slated for Tuesday, November 8 at BMI’s Music Row offices in Nashville. The Icon award is given to BMI songwriters who have had a “unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers.” Braddock, who [...] Read More

Hall of Famer Ferlin Husky Hospitalized

Country Music Hall of Fame member Ferlin Husky has been admitted to the critical cardiac care unit at the Hendersonville Medical Center in Hendersonville, Tenn. Ferlin has been hospitalized before for heart and respiratory problems. Ferlin is known as one of the first crossover stars of the music industry. In the 1950s and 60s, Ferlin [...] Read More