When Jaren Johnston, Tom Douglas and Jeffrey Steele initially wrote the ACM Award-nominated song “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” they never intended for it to be a duet.
“Never have I heard the song written from the point of view of a guy who’s in the back of a cop car with handcuffs on, watching a girl go completely redneck crazy at the cops,” Keith Urban said.
One of 2014’s biggest country hits was almost a song about a hurricane.
“It’s really simple,” said Lee Brice of “I Don’t Dance,” his ACM Award-nominated song, “but it’s so true and to the point.”
“‘American Kids’ was that one thing that I was looking for that was different,” Chesney said. “There’s not that many of those songs around. We’re an industry of chasers and copycats, we really are. That’s just the way it is.”
“I walked up onto my tour bus that same night and played it for my bus driver and the band. I think it floored them too. We were blessed to get our hands on that one.”
Instead of riding the bro-country wave of success into more party anthems, FGL threw country music fans a curve ball with “Dirt,” the first single from the band’s sophomore album, the aptly-titled ‘Anything Goes.’
If you want to know how Miranda Lambert really feels about the current state of the world—particularly its reliance on technology—just listen to “Automatic.”
An ode to the South, the Cadillac Three name-drop several Southern states that represent the lifestyle the trio grew up in.
Sometimes all it takes for a hit song is writing it with your friends.
“I just thought it was a cute little song we were writing for Kacey’s friend. I didn’t know that it would be so revolutionary,” Brandy Clark says.
The 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are a month away, and the first performers have just been announced.
The 2015 ACM Award nominations were revealed this morning, with Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line topping the list. See all the nominees.
The 50th annual ACM Awards will be held next year not in Las Vegas but in Texas. And now the Academy has announced that tickets for that event are already sold out.
By winning the ACM Entertainer of the Year award, Strait proved that, while he may be winding down his final concert tour, the cowboy isn’t ready to ride away just yet.
Radio.com was in Las Vegas, at the ACM Party for a Cause, on the red carpet, at the awards show and in the press room covering the event. Here are 10 things that CBS didn’t show you on television.
The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.
The good, the bad and the shocking from the ACMs red carpet.
Radio.com presents a rolling list of winners for the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards. Go ahead and keep this page open as we will be updating all of the winners in real time throughout the broadcast.
He won’t have sharks in the cage, he clarified, but they’ll likely be swimming around him.
While the Eli Young Band may not have hit exactly the number of locales noted in the title of their most recent album, 10,000 Towns, chances are they’re getting close.
“It’s drama, and it’s dark,” said Underwood about “Two Black Cadillacs,” her ACM Award-nominated song. And, she added, “you have to listen to the whole thing,” because you’ll be “sucked in.”
Bentley and Crow will perform “I Hold On,” Brice will perform his ACM nominated single “I Drive Your Truck,” and Paisley will make the national television debut of his new single “River Bank.”
One of the Best New Artist nominees at this year’s ACM Awards, Justin Moore has experimented a bit on his three studio albums but always maintained his deep love of traditional country music.
“We were just sharing our stories about meeting girls in the summer and that summer love that you had,” Shay said.