American country music

  1. CMT Awards Set For April

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has been tapped to host the 2005 CMT Music Awards, scheduled for April 11 in Nashville. Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are the first announced pe Comedian Jeff Foxworthy has been tapped to ...

  2. GAC Appoints Key Execs

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Following its purchase last year of Great American Country, Scripps Networks has made several key changes in the cable network's management team. Following its purchase last year of Great American Country, Scripps Networks has made several ke ...

  3. Nashville Scene

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Guy Clark, Freddie Hart, Dennis Morgan and Billy Joe Shaver became the newest members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame during a Nov. 7 ceremony in Nashville. Read Phyllis Stark's column. Guy Clark, Freddie Hart, Dennis Morgan and Bil ...

  4. Kenny Chesney Top Winner At CMA Awards

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney was the big winner at the Country Music Assn. (CMA) Awards, held tonight (Nov. 9) at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Chesney, who had never previously won a CMA award, scored both the e Kenny Chesney was the big winner at the Countr ...

  5. Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Welcomes Four

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Guy Clark, Freddie Hart, Dennis Morgan and Billy Joe Shaver became the newest members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame during a ceremony yesterday (Nov. 7) in Nashville. The event was hosted Guy Clark, Freddie Hart, Dennis Morgan and Bill ...

  6. Turner Tops Christian Country Awards

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10th annual Christian Country Music Awards last night (Nov. 4) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Turner, who hosted the event with Lisa Ryan, won song and video of Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10t ...

  7. LaPlume Joins Taillight TV

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Vet will exec-produce for music-vid unit. Chandra LaPlume has joined Nashville-based Taillight TV as VP and partner, effective Nov. 1. LaPlume, a music video production executive, has held posts at Picture Vision, RCA Records and Titley & Asso ...

  8. Loretta Lynn Tops AMA Honors

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loretta Lynn picked up two major honors at the Americana Honors & Awards, presented last night (Sept. 24) in Nashville. Lynn was named artist of the year, and her "Van Lear Rose" (Interscope) won Loretta Lynn picked up two major ...

  9. Alan Jackson Leads CMA Nominations

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn to host Nov. 9 show. With seven mentions, Alan Jackson is the top nominee for the 38th annual CMA Awards, set for Nov. 9 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Toby Keith also scored big, with six nominations, while Kenny ...

  10. Stone, Hamilton Set Co-Headlining Jaunt

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Soul songstress Angie Stone will embark on a national co-headlining theater tour with Anthony Hamilton, beginning at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 2. Soul songstress Angie Stone will embark on a national co-headlining theater tour wit ...

  11. CMT Names Programming Executive

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paul Villadolid has joined CMT as VP of programming and development. He reports to senior VP/GM Brian Philips. Paul Villadolid has joined CMT as VP of programming and development. He reports to senior VP/GM Brian Philips. Villadolid most recently ...

  12. CMT Names Programming Executive

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paul Villadolid has joined CMT as VP of programming and development. He reports to senior VP/GM Brian Philips. Paul Villadolid has joined CMT as VP of programming and development. He reports to senior VP/GM Brian Philips. Villadolid most recently ...

  13. CMT In The Mood For 'Love Songs'

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Joe Nichols and Sara Evans have been tapped to co-host the "CMT 100 Greatest Love Songs" concert, set to be taped June 9 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Joe Nichols and Sara Evans have been tapped to co-host the "C ...

  14. Keith Takes 4 ACM Awards

    May 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith was the big winner last night (May 26) at the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home four honors, including entertainer of the year and male vocalist. Toby Keith was the big winner last night (May 26) at the 39th annua ...

  15. Hot Talent: Country Music

    May 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Montgomery Gentry and Rascal Flatts are a handful of young country artists on the verge of making the leap to superstardom. Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Montgomery Gentry and Rascal Flatts are a handful of young country ar ...

  16. Hank Williams Jr.

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Today, you can't turn on country radio without hearing Hank Williams Jr.'s influence, as artists ranging from Brooks & Dunn and Tim McGraw to Toby Keith and Dierks Bentley have poured through door Today, you can't turn on co ...

  17. Keith, Chesney Deemed Flame Worthy

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pair take two awards apiece at CMT gala. Pair take two awards apiece at CMT gala. News ...

  18. Keith, Chesney Deemed Flame Worthy

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith and Kenny Chesney each scored two wins at the CMT Flame Worthy Video Music Awards, held last night (April 21) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Keith's clip for "American Soldier Toby Keith and Kenny Chesney ea ...

  19. CMT To Launch Book Imprint

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT First release due May 18. Country Music Television (CMT) is launching a book imprint, CMT Books, in conjunction with Simon & Schuster's Pocket Books. The first release is "Cash: An American Man," due May 18. The book about Johnn ...

  20. Toby Keith Tops CMT's Flame Worthy Noms

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Toby Keith tops the nominations for the CMT 2004 Flame Worthy Video Music Awards, with four. He shares two of the nods with Willie Nelson; their "Beer for My Horses" video, in which the artists portra Toby Keith tops the nominations for ...

  21. CBS Plans Country Fest Special

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Highlights from one of the largest music events in the United States will air as a two-hour summer television special. Nashville's 2004 Country Music Association (CMA) Music Festival, formerly known a Highlights from one of the largest music ...

  22. Alan Jackson Collects Eight ACM Nods

    March 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Arista Nashville artist Alan Jackson, who received a leading eight nominations today (March 10) for the Academy of Country Music Awards, can justify celebrating as early as he wants because -- as the Arista Nashville artist Alan Jackson, who recei ...

  23. CMA Awards Swap Night

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Country Music Association (CMA) has moved its annual awards show from a Wednesday to a Tuesday night slot. The 38th annual CMA Awards will air live Nov. 9 on the CBS Television Network from Nashv The Country Music Association (CMA) has moved i ...

  24. Country Broadcasters To Host CRS In May

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Country Radio Broadcasters will announce today that it has tied with the Academy of Country Music to host the regional Country Radio Seminar (CRS) May 25 in Las Vegas. The seminar takes place the day Country Radio Broadcasters will announce today ...

  25. Nashville Scene

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST CMT will on Feb. 21 air a Black History Month special on African-Americans in country music. CMT will on Feb. 21 air a Black History Month special on African-Americans in country music. News ...

  26. CMA Music Fest Sets First Acts

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Glen Campbell, Brooks & Dunn and LeAnn Rimes are among the first acts announced for the CMA Music Festival, set for June 10-13 in downtown Nashville. Glen Campbell, Brooks & Dunn and LeAnn Rimes are among the first acts announced for t ...

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