Dierks Bentley & Chris Young Among CMA Triple Play Award Recipients

Dierks Bentley, Chris Young and Eric Church were among a dozen songwriters honored at the annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon. They were each presented with the CMA Triple Play Award honoring songwriters who pen three chart-topping hits in a 12-month period. “People from all over the world recognize that Nashville is not only Music City, but [...] Read More

2012 Rewind: No. 9 – ABC’s Nashville Showcases Music City & Country Music

In May, The Hollywood Reporter reported that ABC had picked up the pilot of the music industry drama series Nashville. Largely filmed in Nashville, the primetime show stars Hayden Panettiere as breakout country star Juliette Barnes and Connie Britton as Rayna James, 40-year-old superstar and mother of two who is forced to tour with Juliette [...] Read More

Alan Jackson & Dierks Bentley Share Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

Like many of us, country stars will be tucking in to a Thanksgiving dinner come Thursday. And just like us, they have favorite dishes to reach for when they gather around the table. For Alan Jackson, a traditional side dish is his ‘must-have’ menu item. “My favorite Thanksgiving dish would be the homemade dressing, cornbread-based [...] Read More

Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley & More Share Favorite Thanksgiving Memories

Thanksgiving is a time for creating memories as well as sharing them. For Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley, his favorite Turkey Day memory involved a lot of food. “One of my most memorable Thanksgiving memories was probably the first year that me and my two brothers decided to start our annual eating contest where we ate [...] Read More

Eric Paslay Calls First CMA Awards Nomination “Crazy”

Eli Young Band’s “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” is up for Song of the Year at Thursday’s CMA Awards. A songwriter’s award, the nomination is the first for Eric Paslay and Will Hoge, who penned the song. “Getting nominated for a CMA is crazy,” Eric said. “There’s always that hidden secret in you as [...] Read More