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12 hrs ago | CMT.com

ACM Sells Out 2015 Awards Show, Party for...

Fans embraced the Academy of Country Music's decision to move its 50th anniversary celebration to the Dallas/Fort Worth area when tickets to next year's ACM Awards and the ACM Party for the Cause went on sale Tuesday .


Related Topix: Arlington, TX, Country

Yesterday | KUAD-FM Windsor

Scotty McCreery Named Country's Sexiest Male

The fans have spoken and Scotty McCreery is the hottest male in country music. The 'Feelin' It' singer won Taste of Country's March Man-Ness contest, besting 31 other Nashville hunks.


Related Topix: Scotty McCreery, Country, North Carolina

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Olympian

Review: George Strait walks away with style at the Tacoma Dome

When Brisbane, Australia native Phamie Seils found out that George Strait was serious about this tour being his last, she knew she had to make it to America for at least one show of his Cowboy Rides Away tour.


Related Topix: Country, Australia, World News,

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Tonight in Music: Ghost to Falco, Shook Twins, George Strait

GEORGE STRAIT, CHRIS YOUNG Fresh off being named Entertainer of the Year at the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards, George Strait's long-running tenure as one of the few country artists not to succumb to the pop-country claw is as relevant as ever.


Related Topix: Country, Texas, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Toby Keith, The Sound of Music, Family, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Musical Movies


Jesse Winchester Dead at 69, Singer-Songwriter Became Anti-War Icon

Jesse Winchester, the esteemed singer-songwriter who became a symbol of the anti-war movement when he moved to Canada to escape the draft in the Sixties, died April 11th from bladder cancer.


Related Topix: Jesse Winchester, Folk, Health, bladder cancer, Country, Tim Hardin, Rosanne Cash, Lucinda Williams, Music, Entertainment

The News Tribune

Here's the Strait talk

All good things come to an end, and such is the case of the legendary touring career of country singer George Strait.


Related Topix: Country, Music!, Pure Country, Drama Movies, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, The Beatles

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Campbellsville student-athletes join the 'Paxton Strong' effort

By Drew Tucker CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Paxton Bloyd, age 5, son of Cheslee and Jamie Ennis Bloyd and grandson of Campbellsville University Associate Professor of Education Beverly Ennis, was diagnosed with Stage IV Burkitt's lymphoma in March 2014.


Related Topix: Campbellsville, KY, Campbellsville University, Country, University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University, Columbia, KY

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Photos: 'ACM Presents: All-Star Salute to the Troops' an emotional night at MGM Grand

Toby Keith, right, speaks onstage with members of the armed forces during "ACM Presents: All-Star Tribute to the Troops" at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Monday, April 7, 2014, in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Toby Keith, Gaming, MGM Grand - The City of Entertainment, Country, Las Vegas, NV, Merle Haggard, Entertainment, NCIS: Los Angeles, Television

The Oregonian

Garth Brooks, Ronnie Dunn pay tribute to George Strait on eve of his last-ever Portland...

The 61-year-old artist is certainly the most commercially successful of the performers from what can be considered the old school of country music.


Related Topix: Garth Brooks, Country, Oregon, Music, Entertainment


Fun night at the Country Music Awards

APRIL 06: Singer George Strait performs onstage during the 49th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Country, The Band Perry, Pop/Rock, Weird, Entertainment

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Daily Record

Celebrity Odds & Ends

George Strait won his second entertainer of the year -- 25 years after he won his first -- and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone.


Related Topix: Country, Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift


Kacey Musgraves, Miranda Lambert and George Strait all big winners at the 49th Annual ACMs

Vegas went country last night, hosting the 49th Annual Academy of County Music Awards.


Related Topix: Miranda Lambert, Country, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line

I4U Future Technology News

Miranda Lambert Shines at the ACM Awards Night

Miranda Lambert was the most talented country musician apart from Merle Haggard at the ACM Awards event which took place this Sunday.


Related Topix: Miranda Lambert, Country, Merle Haggard, Trisha Yearwood, Carrie Underwood, Lindale, TX

WCKT-FM Fort Myers

ACM Awards to head to Dallas, Texas next year

The Academy of Country Music Awards are heading to Cowboy country. At Sunday's awards ceremony in Las Vegas, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and this year's Entertainer of the Year, George Strait, announced that the 50th ACM Awards will be held at the home of the Dallas Cowboys -- AT&T Stadium.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Country, Blake Shelton

KUAD-FM Windsor

George Strait Rides Away For the Last Time in Denver [PICTURES]

I have seen George Strait in Concert 5 or 6 times in my career, but this time was different.


Related Topix: Country, Pepsi Center, Merle Haggard

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Washington Post

ACM Awards: Big winners, best and worst performances, most awkward moments

Award show favorite Miranda Lambert cannot be stopped: In a mostly male-dominated telecast, the feisty Texas singer picked up three trophies on Sunday at the Academy of Country Music Awards on CBS, making her the biggest winner of the night.


Related Topix: Miranda Lambert, Country, Lee Brice, Human Sexuality, Sports

National Public Radio

Will Fans Give George Strait ACM's Top Honor?

There's no question George Strait is the sure bet in the entertainer category of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards, right? Not so fast, says Blake Shelton.


Related Topix: Country, The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan

Bellingham Herald

Will fans give George Strait ACM's top honor?

In this April 1, 2014 file photo, Miranda Lambert performs at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Country, Miranda Lambert, The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban

Brandon Sun

Will fans give George Strait the Academy of Country Music Awards' top honour Sunday night?

In this April 7, 2013 file photo, singer George Strait performs at the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.


Related Topix: Country, The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Country music's George Strait brings the hits to sold-out Wichita crowd

A sold-out crowd showed up when the arena was still brand new in January of 2010 and all came back two years later for another sold-out concert in February 2012.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Country, Merle Haggard, Lee Ann Womack