ACM New Artist Of The Year Semi-Finalists Announced

The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country (GAC) announced today that for the fourth consecutive year, the newcomer category for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards — New Artist of the Year—will be opened up to interactive fan voting through VoteACM.com and GACtv.com/ACM, beginning Monday, January 16, 2012. The Academy of …

Eric Church Adds Additional “Blood, Sweat & Beers” Tour Dates

Few albums demanded attention in 2011 like Eric Church’s CHIEF, and subsequently ticket sales for his headlining tour are smoldering with the plea. Having broken Jason Aldean‘s record for the highest number of tickets ever sold for a live event at the Landers Center in Southaven, MS, and experiencing near sell-outs in additional markets, Church …

Brantley Gilbert Is All About Family During The Holidays

When Brantley Gilbert talks about spending the holidays with his family that includes a whole lotta people. Brantley’s parents are divorced but he says he’s close with his dad and he’s definitely a mama’s boy. Plus he loves spending time with his little brother. Then there’s the extended family he’s built, which includes, “the guys …

CountryMusicRocks “Best Eleven” Of 2011

2011 has been an amazing year in Country Music and it is hard to believe it is about to come to a close. We are already anticipating 2012 to be another amazing year and can’t wait to see all that will unfold. Thinking back over this past year, CMR has compiled a “BEST ELEVEN” OF …

Big & Rich, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton & Toby Keith Set To Headline Wisconsin Country Thunder

When Country Thunder rolls around on July 19-22, 2012, it will mark the 20th anniversary of the premiere camping, music and entertainment festival, and now … the long anticipated line-up announcement has arrived! Headlining Thursday night is multi-platinum duo Big & Rich who’s raucous-raising performance will be the perfect way to kick off the 4-day …