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Taylor Swift And Garth Brooks To Receive Special Acm Awards

Officials of the Academy will be handing out 50th Anniversary Milestone Awards to seven of the annual prizegiving's biggest winners. Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Reba MCEntire and Brooks & Dunn will also...

Singer/songwriter Wayne Kemp Dies

The musician passed away at MACon County General Hospital in Lafayette, Tennessee on Monday (09Mar15). Born Clarence Wayne Kemp, he began his career as a guitar player and played back up to...

George Strait Honours Late Songwriter Kent Finlay In Touching Tribute

George Strait has paid a touching tribute to Kent Finlay, the songwriter and club owner who helped the country music veteran land his big break, following his death on Monday (02Mar15).Finlay passed away at his...

One Direction Named Top-selling Live Act Of 2014

Pop stars One Direction have beaten country music veteran George Strait to be named North America's top-selling live act of 2014 in a new end-of-year poll.The popularity of the boyband's Where We Are Tour helped...

George Strait Sets Attendance Record At Last Gig

Country music legend George Strait wrapped up his performing career on a real high in Texas on Saturday (07Jun14) by setting a new indoor concert attendance record.Over 104,700 fans showed up at the At&T Stadium...

Miranda Lambert's Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Miranda Lambert's private plane was forced to make an emergency landing in West Virginia yesterday (03.06.14).The country star feared for her life on Tuesday when the jet carrying her and and her team from New...

Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves & George Strait Take Home Acm Awards [Pictures]

The American Country Music Awards were held on Sunday in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban won the most awards, two and three respectively, whilst nominees and fan...

Miranda Lambert And Keith Urban Reign Supreme At 2014 Acm Awards

Miranda Lambert is definitely the country music industry’s darling at the moment and Sunday night’s ACM music awards helped to cement her status. Lambert took home three of the biggest awards in the genre, including...

George Strait And Miranda Lambert To Perform Merle Haggard Tribute At Acm Awards

Singers George Strait, Garth Brooks and Miranda Lambert are lining up to salute music legend Merle Haggard at the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards.The veteran will be honoured with the Crystal Milestone Award to...

Eminem Becomes Second Best-selling Male Artist Of All Time

Eminem has surpassed country singer George Strait to become the second best-selling male artist of all time in the U.S.The rapper's latest album, The Marshall Mathers Lp 2, surpassed the two million mark last week...

Nashville Pays Its Respects To The Late George Jones With Star-studded Concert

The late, great George Jones was honored this Friday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Friday. The night was originally intended to celebrate the country icon’s retirement, but after his death last April, it was held as...

Stars Line-up To Perform With George Strait At Final Show

Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert will be among the country superstars who will take the stage with George Strait at his final show in Texas next summer (Jun14).The newly-crowned Country Music...

Cma And Country Stars Present A Tearful Taylor Swift With The Pinnacle Award

Last night’s CMAs were definitely surprising in more ways than one – it was a rookies’ night through and through, with first time winners dominating the list, for starters. More than that though, let’s talk...

George Strait Named Triumphs At Cmas

George Strait was named Entertainer of the Year at last night's Country Music Awards (CMAs) 2013.The country legend was honoured with the top award for the third time in his career, after previously taking it...

The Country Music Awards Toasts Country's Top Entertainers: Full Winners List & Highlights

The Country Music Association Awards lit up the Nashville nighttime on Wednesday, 6 November, as 'Country Music's Biggest Night' went off with a bang at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Aired live on ABC...

Taylor Swift Leads Cma Nominations

Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves lead nominations for the Country Music Association (CMA) Awards 2013.The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer and newcomer Kacey both have six nods each and will go head-to-head...

George Strait To Close Out Final Tour In Dallas

Country legend George Strait will wrap up his final tour at one of America's most impressive venues - the Dallas Cowboys' At&T Stadium in Texas.The singer announced the extended dates of his two-year-long farewell tour...

George Strait To Record Five More Albums

Country music legend George Strait has signed a new five-album record deal at 61.The singer/songwriter announced his new McA Nashville deal at a gala honouring his 60 number one singles earlier this week (beg26Aug13)....

George Strait To Receive Billboard's Legend Of Live Award

Music icon George Strait is set to become the first country singer to be honoured with Billboard's Legend Of Live Award.The River of Love hitmaker, who has sold more than 68.5 million records worldwide, will...

George Strait Mourning The Death Of His Dad At 91

Country music veteran George Strait is in mourning following the death of his father on Tuesday (04Jun13).John Strait, a retired school teacher, was 91. Thanking fans for their prayers and support in the weeks...

George Strait Reaches New Milestone With 60th U.s. Number One

Country icon George Strait has been given extra reason to continue celebrating his weekend (18May13) birthday after becoming the first ever artist to rack up 60 number one singles in the U.S.The singer achieved the...

George Strait Honoured With Career Achievement Award

Taylor Swift, Reba Mcentire and Blake Shelton were among the stars who honoured legendary singer George Strait at the Country Radio Hall of Fame event in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday (26Feb13).The 60-year-old music veteran received...

George Strait To Be Honoured With Career Achievement Award

Country star George Strait is to be honoured at the Country Radio Hall of Fame induction ceremony later this month (Feb13) for his contribution to country music.The singer will be presented with the Country Radio...

George Strait's Final Tour Gets Underway With Big Ticket Sales

Country music legend George Strait's final tour has kicked off on a high note - his first two shows were sell-outs and 77,000 tickets for a Houston, Texas show were snapped up in just two...

George Strait's Songwriter Frank Dycus Dies

George Strait's longtime songwriter Frank Dycus has passed away at the age of 72.He died on Friday (23Nov12) after a long battle with illness. Born in Kentucky, the star served seven years in the...

Garth Brooks Inducted Into Country Music Hall Of Fame

Singer Garth Brooks choked back tears as he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday (21Oct12) by his musician pals James Taylor and George Strait.Brooks was formally made a member of...

George Strait Announces Tour Retirement

Country music icon George Strait is planning to garage his tour bus after a final 41-date tour.The beloved singer/songwriter announced his The Cowboy Rides Away tour, which will begin next year (13), will be his...

Controversial Soldier Timothy Poe Exits 'America's Got Talent'

Timothy Poe, the former military service man who lost all credibility after not being able to prove his background story, has been booted out of 'America's Got Talent' in the latest round, and there'll be...

George Clooney And Denzel Washington Are 'Men On Fire'

George Clooney, Colin Firth and Denzel Washington have been named as the sexiest men over 50. The actors are among 21 hunks to make AARP magazine's 'Men on Fire' list of older heartthrobs. Other stars...

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