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Stars Walk the Red Carpet at BMI Awards, Including Luke Bryan, Scott McCreery, Thomas Rhett & More [Photo Gallery]

Broadcast Music Inc. held its 66th annual BMI Country Awards on Nov. 13 at its Nashville office to celebrate the songwriters and publishers of the most-performed country songs of the past year. Award recipients included: BMI Icon Award: Steve Cropper Country Songwriter of the Year: Jesse Frasure (Thomas Rhett’s “Marry Me” and “Unforgettable,” Old Dominion’s…MORE

Thomas Rhett, David Lee Murphy & Kenny Chesney Win CMA Awards in Early Announcement

Thomas Rhett, David Lee Murphy & Kenny Chesney Win CMA Awards in Early Announcement

Good Morning America hosts Lara Spencer and Adam Rippon had the honor of announcing the winners in two CMA Awards categories Wednesday (Nov. 14) morning as they broadcast live from Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row restaurant in Nashville. The announcements were made ahead of tonight’s CMA Awards telecast at 7 p.m. CT. In the Musical Event of…MORE

CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT revealed its 2019 Next Women of Country class during its sixth annual showcase at Nashville’s City Winery on Nov. 13. Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild introduced the 2019 class, which included Anna Vaus, Emily Hackett, Ingrid Andress, Lainey Wilson, Lauren Duski, Leah Turner, Rachel Wammack (pictured), Stephanie Quayle and Tenille Townes. CMT also announced…MORE

Walker Hayes Announces “Dream On It Tour”

Walker Hayes Announces “Dream On It Tour”

Walker Hayes will hit the road in 2019 for his headlining Dream On It Tour, which earned its moniker from a fan-driven contest on social media. Kicking off on Jan. 31 in Houston, the 27-date trek will make additional stops in Nashville, Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Seattle and more. “I’m so jacked to announce my Dream…MORE

Midland Sends “Love” to California Fire Victims and Shares How You Can Help Via the Red Cross & Airbnb

Midland Sends “Love” to California Fire Victims and Shares How You Can Help Via the Red Cross & Airbnb

While speaking to Nash Country Daily ahead of the CMA Awards, Midland—the trio comprised of Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson—had something on their minds besides their three CMA nominations: the current wildfires in California that have killed 42 people and caused billions of dollars of damage. Midland’s connection to California and the West…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About the 52nd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

Everything You Need to Know About the 52nd CMA Awards Show, Including Performers, Presenters, Nominees & More

From nominations and notes to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about the 2018 CMA Awards. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Time: 7 p.m.–10 p.m. CT Location: Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Television Station: ABC Hosts: Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley Red Carpet: 5:30 p.m. CT on ABC’s YouTube Channel & CMAawards.com…MORE

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton Kicks Off the Holiday Season at Dollywood’s “Smoky Mountain Christmas” Celebration [Photo Gallery]

Dolly Parton kicked off the holiday season with her annual Smoky Mountain Christmas celebration at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on Nov. 9. In addition to a performances by Dolly with her brother Randy and several nieces, Dolly opened the park’s newest expansion, Glacier Ridge, a “frosted version of the Smoky Mountains” that features a…MORE

Dustin Lynch, Carly Pearce, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town & More Announced as Presenters at CMA Awards

Dustin Lynch, Carly Pearce, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town & More Announced as Presenters at CMA Awards

The Country Music Association announced the presenters for the 52nd annual CMA Awards on Nov. 14: Jimmie Allen, Bobby Bones, Kane Brown, Sharna Burgess, Olivia Culpo, Mackenzie Foy, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Carly Pearce, Dennis Quaid, Lionel Richie, Noah Schnapp, Rita Wilson and Trisha Yearwood. Performers for the CMA Awards…MORE

Brothers Osborne Extend Headlining Tour Into 2019 With More Than 40 Shows

Brothers Osborne Extend Headlining Tour Into 2019 With More Than 40 Shows

Brothers Osborne added more than 40 dates to their headlining World Tour in 2019, including stops in Chicago, Boston, New York, Nashville, Atlanta, Las Vegas and more. Wild Feathers, Ruston Kelly, Devon Gilfillian and Lucie Silvas will join the Brothers on select dates. Tickets go on sale on Nov. 16. Brothers Osborne World Tour Nov.…MORE

PERSONALITIES

Dave Daniels

Dave Daniels

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Small Market Personality! It’s a great honor to be recognized for the work we do on air and around our community. We have only been here a short time in Ventura County, taking up residence in Camarillo. My wife and I are starting to find our favorite places to…

Chris Cox

Chris Cox

With over 35 years of radio broadcasting behind me, I can say without a doubt that working here at 100.7 KHAY is my biggest honor. The people here are totally dedicated to serving Ventura County radio listeners with great California country music, news, traffic reports and community involvement. It’s such a pleasure to be part…

Shawn Parr

Shawn Parr

Host Shawn Parr is no stranger to Country radio. Before joining NASH NIGHTS LIVE, he was the voice of KKGO after spending years at the Los Angeles powerhouse KZLA. He has also been the voice of Dick Clark Productions for the past two decades, and his work includes announcing the American Music Awards, the Golden…

Blair Garner

Blair Garner

Discovered by a local radio executive in his hometown of Canyon, Texas, Blair Garner has been on the radio waves since age 17. Working on local radio stations all through college, Garner quickly climbed the ranks as his voice caught the ear of program directors from many major markets. He quickly found himself working for…

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