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Jason Isbell Leads AMA Nominees

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Jason Isbell led the list for the 15th annual Americana Music Association awards nominations with three on Wednesday. Chris Stapleton, Lucinda Williams, Margo Price and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats garnered two nominations apiece. The nominations were announced in Washington at an event hosted by The Milk Carton Kids …

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Three Country CD’s Chart In Top 10


Three country discs are on the Billboard top 10 led by Keith Urban’s “Ripcord.” Urban debuted in fourth with 106,000 units (93,000 in pure album sales). He did slightly better than 2013’s “Fuse,” which debuted at number 1 with 98,000 copies sold. Cole Swindell’s “You Should Be Here” debuted in …

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Chris Stapleton Continues to Remain In The Top 10


Chris Stapleton will have the only country CD in the Billboard top 10 when the charts are out on Tuesday.  “Traveller” went from ninth to eighth, selling 31,000 units, down 3 percent. Drake had the top selling CD in the U.S. with “Views.” He scored 1.04 million equivalent album units …

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Chris Stapleton To Perform At Lollapalooza


Chris Stapleton has been tapped to play this year’s Lollapalooza. He’ll take the stage at Chicago’s Grant Park on July 30th. Chis is among the handful of country stars who’ve scored invitations to play the festival. Eric Church played in back in 2013, and Dierks Bentley performed the festival in 2008. At the time, Dierks was …

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Chris Stapleton Sings At The Ryman…Heavenly?

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It’s been said that the Ryman Auditorium is a place of musical experiences…and fans experienced some “heavenly” musical experiences Thursday night when Chris Stapleton performed to a sold out crowd. With his wife, Morgane Stapleton singing backup and his producer Dave Cobb on guitar in the band, the crowd was …

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ACM Announces Songwriter Nominations


Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton has earned two extra nominations from the Academy of Country Music Awards, making him the leading nominee with seven mentions. The ACM announced on Thursday the nominees for the song of the year and songwriter categories. Stapleton, who had five nominations in previously announced categories, added …

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51st ACM Award Nominations – Coming April 3, 2016


Be in the Know!!  The 51st ACM Award Nominations – Coming April 3, 2016 are listed below!  The ACM Awards nominations were announced Feb. 1st.  Any surprises?  Definitely one name missing….Blake Shelton… but he seems to be taking it all in stride …. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR • Jason Aldean …

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