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Best Reaction To ACM Winner Announcement

  • 8:23 pm Monday, April 16th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Last night at the ACM’s when the winner for Best Vocal Group was announced, Old Dominion or someone from their crew was recording the results so they could have that epic moment on camera if they were the winners. Well, when their names were announced, someone in the crowd jumped up out of excitement and made it “rain” in the MGM Grand. She jumped up so quickly and excitedly that she forgot she had a drink in her hand and it flew everywhere. Pretty funny if you ask us!

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Country Music Artists Honor Route 91 Shooting Victims At ACM Award Show

  • 1:55 pm Monday, April 16th, 2018 by Staff Writer

It was just over 6 months ago, in the very same spot that the ACM Awards were held this year, that a senseless tragedy took the lives of 58 people and injured 851 others during a country music festival. Route 91 Harvest Festival will never be forgotten, especially for the fans, artists, and crew that were there that dreadful day. This last weekend, all the country music artists were back in Las Vegas to celebrate one of the greatest genres of music, but of course, couldn’t forget what happened there just over 6 months ago so the Acadamy of Country [More]

Country Music Takes Over Vegas, And Justin Timberlake Concert

  • 10:33 am Sunday, April 15th, 2018 by Staff Writer

The ACM’s are underway and artists have taken over Vegas as they are all in sin city for the big award show. Therefore, you know they are all gambling, drinking, hanging out, and pretty much on one big vacation with all the coolest coworkers. It just so happened that one of Justin Timberlake’s tour dates landed in Vegas the same time as all these artists were there and a handful of them went to the show. Jason Aldean and his wife, Maren Morris with Raelynn and Cassadee Pope… here are some photos!

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ACM Awards Contemplated Moving To Another City After Route 91 Massacre

  • 6:49 am Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 by Staff Writer

There is no doubt that the events of last October’s Route 91 Music Festival massacre made some people think about how big events were going to change in the future. Well, despite holding 15 of the last 16 Academy of Country Music Award ceremonies in Las Vegas, event organizers tell The Washington Post they “contemplated” picking another town in the wake of that tragedy, where 58 concertgoers were left dead. Ultimately, however, ACM CEO Pete Fisher says, “As difficult it will be for some people, everyone wanted to come back to Vegas. Moving the show out of Las Vegas this year would [More]

Jason Aldean Talks About His Thoughts On Gun Control

  • 10:18 am Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 by Staff Writer

You can imagine that Jason Aldean has a very strong opinion when it comes to guns after witnessing several of his fans being killed during the shooting at Las Vegas’ Route 91 Harvest Festival last year. He admits that “it’s too easy to get guns” in the United States. “When you can walk in somewhere and you can get one in five minutes, do a background check that takes five minutes, like how in-depth is that background check? Those are the issues I have,” Aldean tells the AP. “It’s not necessarily the guns themselves or that I don’t think people [More]

Kelly Clarkson and More Added To ACM Performance Line Up

  • 6:52 am Friday, March 30th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Kelly Clarkson, Jon Pardi and Kane Brown are among the artists who’ve been added to the performance lineup for this year’s ACM Awards. This year is going to be a big year for the ACM awards when it comes to performances. The Boot reports that Alan Jackson and Little Big Town were also announced as performers on Thursday. This year’s previously announced performers include Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, and Jason Aldean. Additionally, Cam, Dustin Lynch and Kiefer Sutherland will all be presenters. The 2018 ACM Awards are set to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, on [More]

Victims Push For Jason To Come Back To Vegas To Finish Set From Route 91 Fest.

  • 7:02 am Friday, March 23rd, 2018 by Staff Writer

After a horrific night in Vegas back in October, a group of survivors from the Route 91 Harvest Festival have gotten together to try and get Jason Aldean to come finish his set from that night. Jason thinks the idea is great. He says, “I completely understand where they’re coming from. I appreciate…I think it’s more of the gesture than anything. I appreciate the fact that they want us to come back and, you know, want us to finish our show and wanna come see it. You know, [it] means a lot to us. So, I appreciate that and we’ll just see [More]

See Carly Pearce Celebrate Her First ACM Win At 35,000 Feet In The Air

  • 6:14 am Friday, March 2nd, 2018 by Staff Writer

A lot of firsts are happening this past year for Carly Pearce. Very first song on the radio, very first number one song, very first ACM nomination… BUT there is something that she is the first ever artist to do. She celebrated with an entire Southwest flight when she found out she got an ACM award because she found out mid-flight at 35,000 feet.

Documenting the happy moment on social media, the 27-year-old singer-songwriter could barely contain her excitement upon learning the news, and neither could the rest of the plane.

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Maren Morris, Eric Church & Brothers Osborne Do Moving Tribute At Grammys

  • 6:08 am Monday, January 29th, 2018 by Staff Writer

This has been the start of a new year after a very emotionally draining 2017. Last night at the 2018 Grammy Awards Maren Morris, Eric Church, and the Brothers Osborne performed a Grammy-winning, Eric Clapton song “If I Saw You In Heaven.” The touching performance was to honor the victims of the Vegas Route 91 Harvest Festival & the Manchester bombing.

Each one of the country music stars took the stage during last October’s Route 91 Harvest Festival, where a gunman opened fire on the crowd from inside a 32nd-floor suite at the Mandalay Bay Hotel. At least 58 were killed and hundreds [More]