November 13, 2008 |
There was no changing of the guard at the 42nd annual Country Music Assn. Awards on Wednesday night at the Sommet Center in Nashville. Kenny Chesney repeated as entertainer of the year, winning the top prize for the fourth time in five years. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood also repeated in the male and female vocalist of the year categories. Chesney kept his lock on the top prize.
April 22, 2010
Viewers flocked to various musical programs last week: "American Idol" scored a 1-2 finish in the ratings, "Glee" registered series-high numbers and the "Academy of Country Music Awards" helped CBS to a sixth consecutive weekly victory. The Wednesday results show Fox's "American idol" averaged 21.02 million viewers, 14% less than the similar episode last season but still the most-watched prime-time program for April 12-18, according to figures released this week by the Nielsen Co. Despite airing reruns of its popular Tuesday dramas, CBS was first for the 23rd time in the prime-time television season's 30 weeks, averaging 9.2 million viewers.
August 16, 1991 |
Love That Country: Clint Black, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Reba McEntire and George Strait are up for entertainer of the year in the 25th annual Country Music Awards. Nominees in 12 categories were announced Thursday at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, and the winners will be announced Oct. 2 on CBS.
April 8, 2013 |
New York-based fashion designer, Rubin Singer , who has created clothes and stage costumes for Shakira, Alicia Keys and Beyonce, who memorably wore a Singer-created-costume during her Super Bowl halftime performance, crossed over into country music territory for the first time Sunday night when the Band Perry took to the stage last night in Las Vegas to perform at the 48th Academy of Country Music Awards . PHOTO: Academy of Country Music...
April 6, 2014 |
The cowboy rides away a winner, as veteran Texas singer George Strait collected the top honor for entertainer of the year Sunday at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. The fan-voted award comes as Strait is in the midst of his Cowboy Rides Away farewell tour, after announcing last year his decision to quit touring. "Wow," the 61-year-old musician said as he was greeted by a standing ovation in the MGM Grand Garden Arena. "You know, I've always said I had the best fans in the world, and I heard this was a fan-voted thing, so I rest my case.
April 8, 2013 |
Kelly Clarkson says Blake Shelton will officiate at her wedding to Brandon Blackstock, Shelton's manager. "He's not only singing, he's marrying us," Clarkson told "Entertainment Tonight" at Sunday's 48th Academy of Country Music Awards. "He totally is, he's done it before with people. " Shelton, whom Clarkson had no problem referring to as "Reverend Blake, " also will be officiating at the wedding of a bandmate of his wife, Miranda Lambert of the Pistol Annies. The "American Idol" alum, 30, and Blackstock, who have been dating since late 2011, announced their engagement in December on Twitter.
April 9, 2013 |
If presidential politics ever involved time travel, President Obama might be in a little trouble. If an election between Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama were held today, 58% would vote for Reagan over Obama, according to a survey of 1,000 Americans age 18 and older conducted by Kelton Research for the National Geographic Channel. Though when the field is narrowed to people ages 18-34 -- those either too young to have known Reagan as president or too young to remember much -- the gap shrinks to 51% in favor of Reagan.