2013 GRAMMY Nominees Announced

The 2013 GRAMMY nominees were announced last night. Among the country nominees, Taylor Swift and Hunter Hayes tied with the most — three each. Taylor was nominated for: Record of the Year – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together;” Best Country Duo/Group Performance – “Safe & Sound;” and Best Song Written For Visual Media [...] Read More

Winners of 11th Americana Honors & Awards Announced

Last night at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, the Americana Music Association celebrated its 11th Americana Honors & Awards presented by Nissan. Multiple generations of artists were honored, ranging from legends including Booker T. Jones, Bonnie Raitt, Richard Thompson and Guy Clark, favorites Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, and up-and-comers Alabama Shakes, Jason Isbell and The Civil [...] Read More

Bonnie Raitt to Receive Americana Lifetime Achievement Award

The Americana Music Association recently announced the selection of Bonnie Raitt to receive its coveted Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance at the Association’s 11th Annual Honors and Awards ceremony, slated for Wednesday, September 12 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. As this year’s honoree, Bonnie joins a distinguished list of previous recipients, which [...] Read More

Country Stars Head to the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday

Several country stars are in Los Angeles this weekend for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Besides being nominated, several artists will take part in the all-genre show as performers and presenters. The GRAMMYs will air live from the Staples Center on Sunday, February 12 at 8/7 CT on CBS. LL Cool J will serve as [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood to Perform with Tony Bennett on the GRAMMYs

Carrie Underwood and Lady Antebellum have been added to the list of country stars who will be a part of the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Carrie will join Tony Bennett for a performance while Lady A will serve as presenters. A tribute to the late Etta James by Alicia Keys and Bonnie Raitt has also [...] Read More