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Originally posted 09/05/2012 09:05AM
It was a double-barreled morning for Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean on Wednesday, as the country stars appeared on Good Morning America to reveal the nominees in the top five categories for the 46th annual Country Music Association Awards.
Among the names they announced were their own – in the category of male vocalist. Aldean is also up for entertainer of the year, and Bryan is also in the running for album of the year, for his Tailgates & Tanlines.
Taylor Swift is the one woman who made it into the race for entertainer of the year. Besides Aldean, the other nominees are Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton
Originally posted 09/05/2012 08:15AM
Who says there's no country air in Times Square?
Manhattan is set to twang Wednesday morning with a little help from Jason Aldean, when the country superstar announces nominees in five Country Music Association Award categories during the 8:30 a.m. segment of ABC's Good Morning America – and you can see it streamed live here. (Watch video above.)
Lady Antebellum was meant to have joined Aldean Wednesday for the announcement, only the group was kept from reaching New York on account of bad weather, member Hillary Scott Tweeted Tuesday – "but we'll be tuned in to @GMA tomorrow morning with you!"
The rest of the roster will be revealed later Wednesday morning, from the nearby B.B. King Blues Club and Grill.
Originally posted 06/07/2012 10:40AM
See exclusive interviews with Toby Keith and more live from the red carpet at the 2012 CMT Music Awards
Originally posted 06/06/2012 10:25PM
The third time was the charm for Lady Antebellum and Miranda Lambert.
The Nashville-based Lady Antebellum – Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood – accepted honors for group video of the year at Wednesday's CMT Music Awards – an award they took home in 2010 and 2011.
"Thank you, CMT, for really connecting the dot with these videos," Haywood told the audience gathered at the Bridgestone Arena after the win for their song "We Owned the Night." "Thank you for playing these things."
Originally posted 05/14/2012 09:00AM
CMT Music Awards? More like a CMT Concert!
Among those set to rock Nashville's Bridgestone Arena during the 11th CMT Awards ceremony on June 6 are Carrie Underwood, who is going into country's big night with five nominations.
Other performers set to appear, as announced Monday morning, are fellow nominees Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, Zac Brown Band.
Also announced: Triple-nominee Lady Antebellum, with recently wed bandmate Dave Haywood.
Fans may vote for their favorite music videos at the CMT 2012 Music Awards website through June 4.
Originally posted 04/23/2012 10:45AM
It's been another stellar year for Carrie Underwood.
The down-to-earth darling leads the pack for the CMT Music Awards with five nominations, including those for video of the year and female video of the year for her song "Good Girl."
Fellow country cutie Miranda Lambert trails closely with four nods, including video of the year and female video of the year for her song "Over You."
Originally posted 04/15/2012 01:15PM
It's a three-for-all! Dave Haywood – the last single member of Lady Antebellum – tied the knot Saturday night with Kelli Cashiola on a private farm outside of Nashville.
The sun was setting over a breathtaking view from a hill as family, friends and Haywood's bandmates, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott, gathered around the couple at Front Porch Farms in Ashland City.
Singer/songwriter Dave Barnes provided the music for the intimate outdoor ceremony, which was followed by dinner and dancing. Guests were shuttled into the secret location.
Originally posted 03/11/2012 03:30PM
Wedding bells will soon be ringing for Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood.
"We will be married this year," Haywood told PEOPLE before performing at the Oreo Cookies 100th birthday celebration in Los Angeles last week. What's more, he adds: "I enjoy the wedding planning and setting up where everything is going to be."
Haywood, 29, popped the question to girlfriend Kelli Cashiola, 29, a VP of Marketing/Brand Management for Warner Music Nashville, this past December with an elaborate winter-wonderland proposal.
Originally posted 02/12/2012 09:00PM
She's rolling in the Grammys!
Adele went six for six, collecting all of the awards for which she was nominated – including top honors for album, record and song of the year – at Sunday's 54th Annual Grammy Awards.
As she tearfully accepted album of the year for 21, the British singer, 23, professed her gratitude. "It's been the most life-changing year," she said, wiping her eyes.
Originally posted 01/26/2012 10:55AM
After several years of women ruling the show, the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards could be a night for the guys.
Kenny Chesney earned the most nominations with nine, followed by Jason Aldean with six. Both are up for entertainer of the year. Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton are also nominated in that marquee category, with Taylor Swift the lone woman in the group. (Swift won last year, following back-to-back wins by Carrie Underwood.)
Paisley earned four nominations in all, while Swift leads all women with three. Shelton and his wife Miranda Lambert each earned two. Lady Antebellum is the leading group nominee with five nominations. Eli Young Band, Toby Keith and Grace Potter each received three nominations.
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