Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band & More Take Home GRAMMY Awards

Carrie Underwood blew away the audience at the 55thAnnual GRAMMY Awards with a stripped-down performance of “Blown Away” that led into her latest single, “Two Black Cadillacs.” While her dress turned out to be a visual centerpiece thanks to laser technology, the highlight of Carrie’s night was walking away with the GRAMMY for Best Solo [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band & More Take Home GRAMMY Awards

Carrie Underwood blew away the audience at the 55thAnnual GRAMMY Awards with a stripped-down performance of “Blown Away” that led into her latest single, “Two Black Cadillacs.” While her dress turned out to be a visual centerpiece thanks to laser technology, the highlight of Carrie’s night was walking away with the GRAMMY for Best Solo [...] Read More

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

Lady Antebellum Releases “Dancin’ Away With My Heart” as Next Single

Lady Antebellum has released “Dancin’ Away With My Heart” as the third single from their GRAMMY-nominated Own The Night album. The trio co-wrote the nostalgic track with Josh Kear, with whom they also co-wrote their smash hit “Need You Now.” “This song is definitely about looking back on a really special night that you shared [...] Read More

Lady Antebellum Gets Grammy Glory

Hello, world: Just in case anyone was left on the planet that hadn’t figured out how significant Lady Antebellum was this year, the Recording Academy slipped the band into three of the big-four, multi-genre categories on the prestigious Grammy Awards ballot. Finalists in the general-interest categories were unveiled Wednesday during a one-hour nominations special on CBS. “Need You Now” and the album of the same name were tabbed as finalists for Record, Song and Album of the Year, pitting Lady A against such pop, rock and rap acts as Eminem, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Arcade Fire. Miranda Lambert sang her snarky “Only Prettier” on the special, which also saw “The House That Built Me” gain a Song of the Year nomination for composers Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin. As a result, two country titles — “Need You Now” and “House” — are among the five Song of the Year finalists, something that’s only happened seven times in the Grammys’ previous 52 years. Read More