Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton & More React to ACM Awards Nominations

Nominees for the 48th Annual ACM Awards were announced Wednesday through the second annual ACM digital press conference on the Academy’s Facebook and Twitter pages with help from the likes of Sheryl Crow, The Band Perry, Little Big Town, Scotty McCreery, Ryan Seacrest and more with Eric Church leading the way with seven nominations. Country [...] Read More

Hunter Hayes Releases Live EP

Hunter Hayes has released a live album — but you can only get it on iTunes. Available today, the five-track EP includes his No. 1 hit “Wanted” as well as his debut single “Storm Warning.” His self-titled debut album is also on sale for $7.99. On October 22, fans will be able to catch Hunter [...] Read More

Hunter Hayes Celebrates His First No. 1

Hunter Hayes has something he’s ‘wanted’ for a very long time – the No. 1 song in country music! Hunter’s current single, “Wanted,” has topped the charts. The song is also his first to reach platinum certification for selling more than one million copies. “Seriously it’s hard for me to believe I’m here talking about [...] Read More

Hunter Hayes Celebrates a Couple of “Wanted” Firsts

Hunter Hayes is celebrating his first-ever platinum record. His current single, “Wanted,” has sold more than one million copies and is now his first Top 5 single. It’s the second single from his self-titled debut album. “I cannot believe I’m celebrating a platinum single in the Top 5!” Hunter said. “I’ve been dreaming about what [...] Read More

Alan Jackson Honored By Songwriting Agency

Twenty years after he first made waves in country music, Alan Jackson added an unexpected trophy Wednesday to what’s become a significant haul of riches. He was recognized with the ASCAP Founders Award, given by a major songwriting agency to reward a lifetime of creative work. It’s a rare honor. Only a smattering of people have received it, and the previous winners are definitely major talents — Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, James Taylor, Smokey Robinson and Emmylou Harris, among them. Alan found out only recently that he’d be added to the Founders history. Read More