What’s in a name? For people in the South, it’s all about the sweet charm and honoring the eloquent traditions of the past.
To celebrate the upcoming 50th Annual CMA Awards, we’re taking a look back at the iconic awards show through the years.
“I remember almost everything about winning our first CMA Award. I remember being on the stage, our name is called, we’d been waiting a long, long time for that one,” she said.
Swindell put his faith behind his fans and the Nashville community to find the courage to release the personal track out to the masses.
Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini, and Tim McGraw are among the just-announced performers for “Country Music’s Biggest Night.”
The emotional ballad, penned by Swindell and co-writer Ashley Gorley, took on more than just lyrics to a page as the country singer made it a personal message about his dad suddenly passing away over three years ago.
“ I could cry talking about it right now,” she said. “It’s really sweet and really thoughtful.”
The event raised over $250,000 for 147 Million Orphans, which provides the necessities of life to children in need all across the globe.
Among the acts taking the stage to perform during “Country Music’s Biggest Night’ will be longtime CMA Awards co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.
Joining along for the ride on the What the Hell World Tour 2017 are fellow country artists Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi.
The two cooed through their beautifully, haunting song called “I’ll Be the Moon,” before letting Morris take center stage to harmonize to her hit single, “My Church.”
After having an incredible year earning a No. 1 single and releasing her four-song EP, Pope topped off the whole experience with a CMA nomination for her duet, “Think of You,” with Chris Young.
Sounds Like Nashville has a special behind-the-scenes look at the making of “Forever Country,” featuring 30 CMA Award-winning acts.
The Country Music Association has unveiled the much-anticipated “Forever Country” music video to accompany the recently-released track of the same name.
The track, which features pop-rock songstress Elle King, is from his most recent album, Black, and is the follow-up to his massive hit, “Somewhere on a Beach.”
Every year when the CMA Awards roll around in November, it always brings back many happy memories for Dierks Bentley and his connection to the awards show.
“Football has always symbolized hard work and dedication and a commitment to excellence. That’s the same thing that is on the top of my goal charts of my music,” White said.
Whether you’re getting ready to cheer on your favorite team or sing along to the songs of your favorite singer, you’ll need the perfect pre-event playlist to get you pumped up.
Artists featured on the track include Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Dolly Parton, Alamaba, Brooks & Dunn, and many, many more.
“I’m thinking and dreaming about what we might do next and how we can all keep making a difference together,” wrote Bentley.