Award Shows

Nashville represented in big Grammy Awards 2016 categories: the nominees

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Nashville represented in big Grammy Awards 2016 categories: the nominees
Nashville will be represented in three of the four big Grammy Awards categories when the gramophones are handed out in February 2016. I was thrilled to see Chris Stapleton‘s Traveller in the Album of the Year category, especially after he cleaned up at the CMA Awards. Could an even bigger surprise be waiting for him? Read More

Crystal Gayle Presents Richard Leigh with the SESAC Songwriter Legacy Award

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Country icon Crystal Gayle presented her long-time collaborator Richard Leith with a well-deserved SESAC Songwriter Legacy Award at last night’s SESAC Awards. Catch all the details in the press release: Country songstress Crystal Gayle dazzled during SESAC’s annual Nashville music awards ceremony Sunday evening (Nov. 1) when she performed her 1977 classic, “Don’t It Make Read More

American Music Awards 2015 Nominations – Full List

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on American Music Awards 2015 Nominations – Full List
To no one’s surprise, Taylor Swift leads the 2015 American Music Awards 2015 nominations, with six shots at a trophy. Other usual suspects include Ed Sheeran (five noms) and Sam Smith (four). Kelsea Ballerini finds herself again among the country nominees, for favorite female artist, while Sam Hunt, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, and Florida Georgia Read More

MusicRow Announces 2015 Awards Nominees

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on MusicRow Announces 2015 Awards Nominees
MusicRow magazine has announced the nominees for the 2015 awards. Voted for by the discerning readers of the magazine, this awards show focuses on the creation of songs, rather than merely the performance aspect. The awards will be handed out in Nashville, TN on June 23, 2015. Check out the nominees below and get more Read More

2014 American Country Countdown Awards – Full List of Winners

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on 2014 American Country Countdown Awards – Full List of Winners
While we are finally rid of the American Country Music Awards, we got another quite unnecessary award show in its place. This evening, the American Country Countdown Awards were handed out in Nashville, and it became a celebration, and perhaps farewell party, for the dudebro music which ruled this year’s charts. Jason Aldean was crowned Read More

CMA’s 2014 SRO Awards Honor Top Touring Professionals – Full List of Winners

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on CMA’s 2014 SRO Awards Honor Top Touring Professionals – Full List of Winners
The Country Music Association announced the winners of the SRO Awards this evening, honoring the very best in the country touring industry. Kix Brooks hosted the event at Marathon Music Works in Nashville. Blake Shelton‘s crew picked up three awards, and Little Big Town‘s bass player, John Thomasson, was named Touring Musician of the Year. Read More

2014 American Music Awards: Full List of Winners

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on 2014 American Music Awards: Full List of Winners
Last night’s American Music Awards show was quite a spectacle! Nashville was represented by Luke Bryan and Brantley Gilbert who collected the Favorite Male Country Artist and Favorite Country Album awards respectively. Florida Georgia Line and Carrie Underwood were victorious in the Country Duo/Group and Female artist categories. Overall winner of the evening was British Read More

The Roys Win Fourth Consecutive Inspirational Country Music’s Bluegrass Artist of the Year Award

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on The Roys Win Fourth Consecutive Inspirational Country Music’s Bluegrass Artist of the Year Award
Bluegrass duo The Roys‘ Elaine and Lee continue to be recognized for their big hearts. The sister and brother picked up the Bluegrass Artist of the Year Award at the 20th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country™ Awards show for the fourth consecutive year! Read their reactions in the press release below: Brother/sister duo THE Read More

Billboard Touring Awards Finalists Include Justin Timberlake, Eagles, One Direction, Luke Bryan,

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Billboard Touring Awards Finalists Include Justin Timberlake, Eagles, One Direction, Luke Bryan,
With award season well and truly underway, the Billboard Touring Awards finalists were announced this week. Vying for the top prize are the Eagles‘ historic but outrageously priced History of the Eagles Tour, Justin Timberlake‘s highly-praised 20/20 Experience Tour, or One Direction‘s Where We Are Tour. With country music taking the lead in terms of Read More

CCMA Awards 2014 – Full List of Winners

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on CCMA Awards 2014 – Full List of Winners
Last night, the Canadian Country Music Association closed out country music week with the final award show. The big awards of the night went to perennial fan-favorite, Johnny Reid (Fans’ Choice Award), Gord Bamford (Single of the Year), and Dean Brody (Album of the Year). Of course, it’s not a 2014 country award show without Read More