“There’s darkness in the world and at some point you want to keep your kids from that because you want [them] to enjoy childhood and imagination and see the world in a beautiful way,” Urban shares.
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Aldean invited several of his artist buddies to join him in singing the Tom Petty classic.
Country music’s biggest stars brought their better halves out for a swanky night on the town at the CMT Artists of the Year event.
Other performers announced include Old Dominion, Garth Brooks, Thomas Rhett and Alan Jackson just to name a few.
“The idea of playing tonight was I missed playing,” Urban said at the start of his set.
“It lives inside all of us. It makes us feel alive. The heart of country music,” Keith Urban says in the clip.
The concert will benefit both the immediate and long-term needs of the victims of the September 2017 hurricanes and the Las Vegas shooting.
Keith Urban leads the pack of country nominees with three nominations, while Sam Hunt follows close behind with two.
Rather than celebrate each artist’s accomplishments, CMT Artists of the Year has been transformed into a night of hope and healing through the power of music.
Combining their musical forces, Keith Urban and Chris Janson performed “Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident),” originally recorded by John Michael Montgomery.
Urban called each of the winners, including The Bobby Bones Show, who was named National CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year.
DiPiero will receive the BMI Icon Award, while Urban will take home the BMI Champion Award.
At the conclusion of the show, Bones thanked his fans for listening and revealed that they’d raised more than $50,000 for victims of the Las Vegas shooting.
When Keith Urban took his daughter to school on Monday morning, he wasn’t sure how he would explain to her what was happening on the news.
Each of the guests at the vigil emphasized the community and family ties that unite Nashville with all those in need during times of tragedy.
As the evening came to a close, the impact NSAI has had on the songwriting community was evident.
As part of the “Bienville Cares” hurricane relief campaign, two-day tickets will be available for $99 and single days tickets for $60.
Kidman was nominated for her work in the hit HBO mini-series, Big Little Lies, in which her character battles with the secret struggle of domestic abuse.