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56th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards Takes Over Nashville Ahead of CMA Awards

The 56th Annual American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Country Music Awards took over Downtown Nashville on Monday (November 12). Kicking off “CMA Week,” Music City’s hottest songwriters graced the red carpet at the Renaissance Hotel including honoree Lee Ann Womack, Dierks Bentley, Carly Pearce, Drake White, Jordan Davis, Midland, Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers, The Cadillac Three, Cassadee Pope, Clare Dunn, Jillian Jacqueline. So how exactly does songwriting work? And what comes first — the lyrics or the music? According to Adam Hambrick, “everybody asks that and nobody has a straight answer.” It looks like there’s no...

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Luke Combs is CMA’s New Artist of the Year

It may have been a surprise to Luke Combs that he was named New Artist of the Year at the 52nd Annual CMA Awards last night (November 14), but we knew all along that the title was going to be his. “I love country music, man,” Combs said on stage after accepting his award. Congratulations to @LukeCombs on winning New Artist of the Year! Turn on @ABCNetwork NOW to see who else will take home trophies tonight at the #CMAawards. pic.twitter.com/CJQuTgEMfb — CMA Country Music (@CountryMusic) November 15, 2018 The breakout artist He also performed his No. 1 hit “She Got The Best...

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52nd Annual CMA Awards: Full Winners’ List

The time has finally come — the CMA Awards have landed in Nashville! This evening, all of your favorite country artists are coming together for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards.  52nd Annual CMA Awards: Red Carpet Arrivals Airing live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, the television event will feature epic collaborations, presenters, jokes from hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, and of course, THE country entertainer of the year. Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Midland, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Pistol...

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2018 CMA Awards: Red Carpet Arrivals

The biggest names in country music are heating up the red carpet at the 52nd Annual CMA Awards taking place at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday evening (November 14) in Nashville. CELEB SECRETS COUNTRY PREDICTS THE WINNERS FOR THE 2018 CMA AWARDS The official kick-off event for the CMA Awards, aka CMA Awards: All Access, returns with music artist and two-time CMA Awards nominee Kellie Pickler and Emmy-nominated television personality Ben Aaron (both of Emmy-nominated “Pickler & Ben”) alongside “Today In Nashville’s” Kelly Sutton. Streaming on YouTube, fans are able to get a closer look at the celebrities arriving to Country Music’s Biggest Night. 2018 CMA AWARDS – FULL WINNERS’...

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Lindsay Ell, Clare Dunn, Kassi Ashton & More Bring Bad Ass Performances to Budweiser’s CMA Awards Showcase

The first night of CMA Week was all about the ladies! On Sunday night (November 11), Budweiser teamed up with the CMA Awards for the Budweiser Country Club concert at the legendary Exit/In in Nashville. While sipping on an ice cold Bud, fans were in for a treat as the star-studded lineup featured some of Nashville’s most talented ladies, including Lindsay Ell, Clare Dunn, Kassi Ashton and The Sisterhood Band and surprise appearances by Cassadee Pope and Natalie Stovall.  The night kicked off with The Sisterhood Band, followed by Kassi Ashton, Clare Dunn and Lindsay Ell, who brought out all of the night’s performers plus Cassadee Pope and...

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Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert Among Newly Announced Performers for 2018 CMA Awards

The 52nd Annual CMA Awards are always expected to bring in a slew of star-studded performances, and this year’s lineup is no exception. Announced this morning by the Country Music Association, 17-time CMA nominee Jason Aldean, 33-time nominee Garth Brooks, Male Vocalist of the Year nominee Luke Combs, 47-time nominee Miranda Lambert, newly-nominated Midland, and two-time nominee Brett Young have been tapped to perform at this year’s live telecast airing later this month. 52nd CMA Awards: Winner Predictions The list of talent joins previously announced performers Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Pistol Annies, Thomas Rhett, Carrie...

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LISTEN: Celeb Secrets Country’s 52nd Annual CMA Awards Nominee Playlist

The nominees are out and our predictions are in — it’s officially time for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards.  With only a few weeks until showtime, Celeb Secrets Country is making sure you are fully prepared for country music’s biggest night. We put together a playlist with this year’s nominees on Spotify just for you! With hit songs like “Meant to Be” and “Tequila” to “Body Like A Back Road” and “Drowns the Whiskey” – you’re going to have this collection of songs on loop for hours. We have songs from the biggest albums of the year —From A Room: Volume 2, Golden Hour, Graffiti U, Life Changes and The Mountain! Hosted by Brad...

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52nd Annual CMA Awards: Celeb Secrets Country’s Winner Predictions

We’re about one month out from “Country Music’s Biggest Night,” however, everyone at Celeb Secrets Country is already talking about who will be at the 52nd Annual CMA Awards this year. Announced on Good Morning America by on August 28, it was revealed that Chris Stapleton tops the list of nominees with five nominations. Producer Dann Huff garner four nominations, officially being the second most nominated artist this year. Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Miranda Lambert, Midland, Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban were also heavy hitters this season, as they each earned three nominations. You can view the full list of nominees here. We...

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Florida Georgia Line React to 3 Nominations for 52nd Annual CMA Awards

Florida Georgia Line has done it again — they scored three nominations at the 52nd Annual CMA Awards this year! The Six-time CMA Vocal Duo of the Year nominees will vie for the acclaimed title yet again, plus Single of the Year and Musical Event of the Year for their history-making, #1 collaboration “Meant to Be” with Bebe Rexha. “‘Meant to Be’ is bigger than us,” shares FGL’s Tyler Hubbard. “To see how this song has connected to fans has been nothing short of a blessing and having these CMA nominations makes it that much more special.” FGL’s Brian Kelley agrees, “‘Meant to Be’ has been reaching people worldwide for almost a full...

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Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay Among Top Nominees for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards

The nominees for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards are here! Revealed earlier this morning by Luke Bryan, Dan + Shay and Sugarland on Good Morning America live from Luke’s 32 Bridge Food + Drink in Downtown Nashville, some of country music’s most talented artists received nominations in some of the most prestigious categories. Chris Stapleton tops the list of finalists with five nominations. Producer and musician Dann Huff receives four nominations, the second most nominations this year, while nine garner three each — Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Miranda Lambert, Midland, Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban. Hosted by...

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