After being honored at Wednesday’s (Oct. 17) CMT Artists of the Year ceremony, the CMA revealed 2018 honorees Kelsea Ballerini and Carrie Underwood are among the first round of performers for the 52nd annual CMA Awards.
What might have seemed like an otherwise routine Wednesday night outside Nashville’s legendary Schermerhorn Symphony Center was actually anything but. Because inside, at the CMT Artists of the Year event, the all-female honorees, country stars and celebrity guests all stunned in what turned out to be a something of an unofficial fashion show. Some style... […]
Keith Urban’s introduction of Carrie Underwood on Wednesday night (Oct. 17) wasn’t just about her long list of achievements in country music. It was just about her. He listed her virtues as a wife, a mother, a songwriter, a producer, an entertainer, a humanitarian, a culture shifter, and one of the greatest vocalists we’ve ever... […]
Before Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman got a chance to sing a medley of two of the most soulful songs ever recorded, they had to listen to their Little Big Town band mates Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook sing their praises extensively. “Thanks to these two incredible women, Kimberly and Jimi’s wife Karen, we’ve been... […]
“There are a lot of talented women in this room tonight, but I think we can all agree — including myself — that none of us would be here if not for Loretta Lynn,” Miranda Lambert said as she was getting ready to introduce a tribute and then present the CMT Artist of a Lifetime... […]