06:51 PM EDT 11/25/2014
Originally posted 11/11/2014 12:00PM
Fresh off his big Entertainer of the Year win at the CMA Awards, country star Luke Bryan leads the finalists for the inaugural American Country Countdown Awards.
Originally posted 11/06/2014 10:50AM
They promised surprises, and surprises we got (granted, not until the afterparty).
Originally posted 11/06/2014 10:55AM
A lot can happen at an award show when the cameras aren't looking, and during those lengthy commercial breaks. Here are seven things you didn't see if you watched Wednesday's CMA Awards on TV.
Originally posted 11/05/2014 11:25PM
Luke Bryan fans, get ready to crash his party.
Originally posted 11/04/2014 05:30PM
Back in the 1970s, Nashville outlaw David Allan Coe famously said that the "perfect country and western song" had to include five things: Mama, trains, trucks, prison and getting drunk.
Originally posted 11/03/2014 04:15PM
Each day leading up to next week's CMA Awards, PEOPLE will feature one of the five CMA new artist of the year nominees sharing thoughts on his or her favorite music and memorable musical moments.
Originally posted 10/29/2014 02:50PM
New York City just added a sixth borough – FarmBorough. And though there's no green grass or tractors to be found, it's as country as it gets.
Originally posted 10/29/2014 08:00AM
With the CMA Awards a little over a week away, PEOPLE asked this year's crop of Album of the Year nominees to look back and share their favorite winning albums from the past.
Originally posted 10/16/2014 04:45PM
When Billy Currington first moved to Nashville in the early '90s, the underage singer from southeast Georgia snuck into a songwriter's night at Douglas Corner Cafe.
Originally posted 10/13/2014 09:00AM
The American Music Awards are about to get extra fancy.
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