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2017 CMA Nominations: 11 Snubs, Duds and Surprises

2017 CMA Nominations: 11 Snubs, Duds and Surprises

The nomination for the 51st annual CMA Awards were announced on Sept. 4, and while artists like Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, and Little Big Town racked up multiple nominations, there were more than a few questionable omissions—as well as inclusions—in the nomination process. Here are the snubs, duds and surprises of the 51st annual CMA…MORE

Sturgill Simpson Posts Facebook Tribute in Honor of Late Grandfather

Sturgill Simpson Posts Facebook Tribute in Honor of Late Grandfather

If you listened to Sturgill Simpson’s 2014 breakout album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, the first voice you heard on the album was Sturgill’s grandfather, Lawrence “Dood” Fraley, who said “Introducing Metamodern Sounds in Country Music” before the first track, “Turtles All the Way Down.” Sturgill announced on Facebook yesterday (March 15) that Dood had…MORE

5 Nominations the ACM Awards Got Wrong, Wronger and Wrongest

5 Nominations the ACM Awards Got Wrong, Wronger and Wrongest

The nominations for the 52nd annual ACM Awards were announced today (Feb. 16), and while artists like Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line racked up multiple nominations, there were more than a few questionable omissions—as well as inclusions—in the nomination process. Here are five nominations the ACM Awards fouled up .…MORE

Watch Sturgill Simpson’s New Evil-Thwarting Video for “All Around You”

Watch Sturgill Simpson’s New Evil-Thwarting Video for “All Around You”

After taking home the Grammy for Best Country Album and performing “All Around You” during the awards show on Feb. 12, Sturgill Simpson has released a new video for the aforementioned song. Directed by Matt Hahurin, the video tackles a few in-the-news topics, including immigration, war and our new president. The video stars a young…MORE