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Throwback to the Time Jason Aldean Shared a Stage with Ludacris

During a sold out show at University of Georgia’s Sanford Stadium in 2013, Jason Aldean invited Ludacris on stage to help with “Dirt Road Anthem.”

Laura Hostelley • April 27, 2017

Throwback to the Backstreet Boys’ First Country Music Duet

Long before the Backstreet Boys collaborated with Florida Georgia Line, they had a stand out performance with Shania Twain.

Laura Hostelley • April 20, 2017

Remember When Tim McGraw & Kenny Chesney Had a Run-In with the Law?

By the end of the night, both stars were arrested but later released on bail.

Laura Hostelley • April 13, 2017

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Duets: Ranked

To celebrate the 2017 Soul2Soul tour, we’ve put together a comprehensive ranking of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s duets. 

Laura Hostelley • April 7, 2017

Remember When Merle Haggard Released ‘Mama Tried?’

“Mama Tried” was the first single off his album of the same name and was released in July 22, 1968.

Laura Hostelley • April 6, 2017

2017 ACM Awards: Complete Winners List

The Academy of Country Music celebrated its 52nd annual awards show with a second-to-none line up of the genre’s biggest stars. See who took home the trophies here! 

Laura Hostelley • April 2, 2017

Cole Swindell and Dierks Bentley Bring the Party to the ACM Awards with ‘Flatliner’

Bentley was donning his very own Swindell hat showing support for his longtime friend.

Laura Hostelley • April 2, 2017

Jason Aldean Earns Coveted Title of ACM Entertainer of the Year

“Man, one of the eagles just gave me an award, that’s probably the coolest thing that’s ever happened to me, ever,” Aldean expressed as he accepted the honor. 

Laura Hostelley • April 2, 2017

‘Forever Country’ Takes Prize for ACM Video of the Year

“I have no idea why they asked me to say something on behalf of these incredible artists but as a member of the CMA board we’re so happy to celebrate country music,” Karen Fairchild said on behalf of the group.

Laura Hostelley • April 2, 2017

Luke Bryan Slows Things Down with ‘Fast’ Performance at ACM Awards

The ACM co-host’s vocals were on point throughout the entire performance as he sang the newly minted No. 1 single.

Laura Hostelley • April 2, 2017

Little Big Town Notches Title of ACM Vocal Group of the Year

“We love you ACMs and country fans, you give us life, we love you,” Karen Fairchild said from the stage. 

Laura Hostelley • April 2, 2017

Miranda Lambert Debuts ‘Tin Man’ at 52nd ACM Awards

Miranda Lambert received a standing ovation after performing an acoustic rendition of her song, “Tin Man.”

Laura Hostelley • April 2, 2017

Thomas Rhett’s ‘Die a Happy Man’ Scores ACM Song of the Year Award

“Thank you to my beautiful wife, my beautiful pregnant wife Lauren over there, this song’s inspiration was because of you,” Rhett said from the stage. 

Laura Hostelley • April 2, 2017

EP Review: Lindsay Ell’s ‘Worth The Wait’

‘Worth the Wait’ shows off Lindsay Ell’s talent in all capacities, as a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter.

Laura Hostelley • March 24, 2017

Album Review: RaeLynn’s ‘WildHorse’

RaeLynn’s life has changed dramatically since her reality-television days, including a marriage and a record label change, all of which and more she documents on WildHorse

Laura Hostelley • March 24, 2017

Remember the Time Little Big Town Presented Lady Antebellum With Their First ACM Award?

As a brand new group, Lady A couldn’t have been more shocked or thankful for the recognition.

Laura Hostelley • March 23, 2017

PHOTOS: 6 Former ‘American Idol’ Contestants and Their Kids

Beyond the stage, many Idol alum have seen life transform in a very different way, by adding a baby to the picture.

Laura Hostelley • March 16, 2017

Remember When Keith Urban and John Mayer Shredded on Stage Together?

In 2010, Keith Urban and John Mayer came together for an episode of CMT Crossroads and left fans with an unforgettable guitar jam session.

Laura Hostelley • March 16, 2017

Remember When Josh Turner was Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry?

It has been almost a decade since that memorable milestone in Turner’s career and he still continues to push forward.

Laura Hostelley • March 9, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Remember When Garth Brooks Gave Baseball a Swing?

Though noble to reach for his dreams, we think Brooks should stick with country music.

Laura Hostelley • March 2, 2017