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2016 CMA Awards Nominees Announced

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The 2016 CMA Awards nominees were announced on Good Morning America. Here is the full list of nominees. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Garth Brooks Luke Bryan Chris Stapleton Carrie Underwood Keith Urban SINGLE OF THE YEAR (Award goes to Artist, Producer(s), and Mix Engineer(s)) “Die a Happy Man” – Thomas …

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Cam Announces First Headlining Tour

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Cam has announced that she will be heading out on her first headlining tour this Fall.  The Burning House Tour starts in October and will play 13 shows in 12 cities. The person who will be opening the shows on The Burning House Tour will be announced at a later …

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Miranda Lambert to Receive First-Ever ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award

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Miranda Lambert has been selected to receive the first Merle Haggard Spirit Award. According to ACM the Merle Haggard Spirit Award, “will be awarded to a singer-songwriter and performer whose career reflects the uncompromising integrity and steadfastness of spirit embodied by the late Merle Haggard. Beyond crafting iconic songs and delivering …

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Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Cam to Unveil 2016 CMA Awards Nominees

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Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, and Cam will reveal the nominees for The 50th Annual CMA Awards Wednesday on ABC’s Good Morning America. The trio will announce the nominees live from the Grand Ole Opry stage. Some of the nominees will be announced at 8:30 a.m. and the rest will be …

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NBC Premieres Carrie Underwood’s New ‘Sunday Night Football’ Theme Song

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NBC has released a preview of Carrie Underwood’s new Sunday Night Football Theme Song. Underwood revised the lyrics of her song “Somethin’ Bad” to make the new theme song. The lyrics for the first verse read: “America’s game, been waitin’ all day/ The best of the best have come to play/ …

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Jana Kramer Thanks Fans for Support After Reported Split

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Jana Kramer took to Instagram to thank fans for their support following her split from husband Mike Caussin. Kramer posted: “I just wanted to say thank you to my fans for all the love,” the “Circles” singer wrote. “Your continued support means the world too. Thank you from the bottom of my …

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Thomas Rhett Hosting All-Star Charity Event in Support of Orphans

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Thomas Rhett is hosting a charity event in Nashville to benefit the organization 147 Million Orphans. The event takes place October 4 at The Old School in Nashville. Thomas Rhett is teaming up with Dierks Bentley, Walker Hayes, and Shane McAnally who will all perform at the event. Tickets will …

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Miranda Lambert, Chris Young + More Added as 2016 ACM Honors Performers

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Alicia Keys, Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Dan + Shay and The Band Perry have also been added as performers for the 2016 ACM Honors. Mike Fisher, Emmylou Harris, Martina McBride andThomas Rhett are to present. Other performers include: Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam, Toby Keith, Maren Morris, …

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ACM Awards Establish Merle Haggard Spirit Award

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The Academy of Country Music has established the Merle Haggard Spirit Award to honor the late Merle Haggard. According to ACM the award will be presented to a performer whose career reflects the uncompromising integrity and steadfastness of spirit embodied by the late Merle Haggard. Haggard passed away on April …

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Holly Dunn Shares Faith in the Face of Cancer Diagnosis

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Holly Dunn has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of ovarian cancer. Dunn underwent surgery to have tumors removed, but more tumors have appeared. Dunn has relied on her faith to deal with her cancer diagnosis. In an interview with Christian website Hallels Dunn said,  “I have a …

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