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Academy of Country Music Announces Industry Winners

“Today (June 27), the Academy of Country Music announced the winners of the Industry Awards for the 52nd ACM Awards.”, reports “Voted on by the Academy’s professional members, the Industry Awards honor the behind-the-scenes professionals and venues that contribute to the artistry, success and longevity of

What Martina McBride Took From Garth Brooks

“When Martina McBride moved to Nashville to start her country career, she knew nobody. And she didn’t know a thing about the music business.”, reports In a new interview with industry publication Country Aircheck, McBride talks about those early years, how she got her start and what lessons she learned. “, writes

Chris Janson ‘Redneck Life’ Video

“Chris Janson has released the video for “Redneck Life,” a song he co-wrote with Mitch Oglesby that’s featured on his new EP Fix a Drink.” reports “The song is an ode to the way he grew up — fishing and hunting and living the redneck life, and it’s as true as any of his songs.” writes

Miranda Lambert: How Her Songs Are Like Dogs

“If you want Miranda Lambert to open up in an interview — like really, really open up — just pour some puppies on her.” reports “In a new video interview with Buzzfeed, Lambert was covered in little rescue dogs, and she talked about everything from vodka to Audioslave.” wrties has more on

Jason Aldean Returning Home for Concert for the Kids

“Jason Aldean will return to his hometown of Macon, Ga., on August 11 for the second-annual Concert for the Kids.” reports “The one-night-only event, held at Macon Coliseum, is a benefit for the children’s hospital, Navicent Health, located in central Georgia. The two-time reigning ACM Entertainer of the