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Still There’ll Be More Dept: Most Performers Announced for 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards!

Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will co-host the 52nd ACM Awards® – Photo courtesy of the Academy of Country Music

Lauren Daigle, Faith Hill, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Thomas Rhett, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban have been added to the list of performers at the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards – leaving one to wonder when there’ll be time to actually give out the awards!

Luke Bryant and Dierks Bentley will host the ACM Awards – and CBS will broadcast them live – from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2nd (8/7C).

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Adam Ant Launches New Tour!

Following his “Kings of the Wild Frontier” tour earlier this year that saw pop icon Adam Ant play his landmark album to over 50,000 fans in sold-out venues throughout North America and the UK, Adam has announced his North American ANTHEMS – The Singles tour for September, 2017. Adam will play his classic chart-topping singles as well as rare singles, B sides and personal favorites.  For more information, visit http://www.adam-ant.com.

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Kentucky Headhunters Premiere Music Video for God Loves a Rolling Stone!

The Kentucky Headhunters

The Kentucky Headhunters (yes, they’re still together!) are renowned for their blazing instrumental work but they’ve always been more than capable of selling a story in a song.

God Loves a Rolling Stone is the band’s first single from their latest album, On Safari – and today they launched the music video to accompany it. The song is an anthem to value of every human being.

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Performers Announced for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards®!

The 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards® is coming up and one of the more interesting collaborations featured will be a performance by Florida Georgia Line and Backstreet Boys (see announcement video above).

Other performers announced including Jason Aldean, hosts Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan (separately), Lady Antebellum and more.

Bentley and Bryan host the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards® live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2nd (8/7C).

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Nominations Announced for 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards®!

Nominations have been announced for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards® – and to the surprise of probably no one, Keith Urban (7), Miranda Lambert (6), Florida Georgia Line (5), Tim McGraw (5), Dierks Bently (3), Thomas Rhett (3) and Chris Stapleton (3) are multiple nominees.

The big surprise is first time nominee Maren Morris, who received six nominations including Female Vocalist of the Year and New Female Vocalist of the Year.

The 52nd Acadmey of Country Music Awards® will once again be hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley – and will be broadcast live, by CBS, from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2nd.

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Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran Among Performers Announced for 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards!

Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, Thomas Rhett, Noah Cyrus and Big Sean join the previously announced Bruno Mars as performers at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards.

The fourth annual iHeartRadio Music Awards, hosted by Ryan Seacrest, will air live on TBS, TNT and TruTV on Sunday, March 5th.

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Dolly Parton Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Her 1st Album’s Release!

Dolly Parton: 'Hello, I'm Dolly'

Country music superstar/legend Dolly Parton’s first album, Hello, I’m Dolly, was released 50 years ago today.

The album contained the hit singles Dumb Blonde (written by Curly Putman) and Something Fishy, a Parton composition – as well as Parton’s versions of three songs she wrote that had already been hits for other artists: “Put it Off Until Tomorrow” (Bill Phillips), “Fuel to the Flame” (Skeeter Davis), and “I’m In No Condition” which charted by Hank Williams Jr.

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The 59th Annual Grammy Awards Announce All-Star Lineup of Presenters!

Twenty-one more presenters have been announced for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards® – a diverse group from across all media that includes: Camila Cabello, Laverne Cox (left), Celine Dion, DNCE, Halsey (center), Taraji P. Henson, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Pentatonix, Solange (right), John Travolta and more (the complete list can be found below).

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards®, hosted by James Corden, will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Febraury 12th (8/7C), on CBS.

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BBC America To Broadcast The 2017 Brit Awards!

BBC America will be the exclusive broadcaster for the 2017 Brit Awards – the awards  that celebrate United Kingdom chart and commercial success.

This year, David Bowie has received two posthumous nominations – British Male Solo Artist and Mastercard album of the Year. Leonard Cohen received his first nomination, for International Male Solo Artist.

Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Little Mix, The 1975, Emeli Sandé, Skepta and Robbie Williams will be the featured performers.

The 2017 Brit Awards,  hosted by  Dermot O’Leary and Emma Willis, will be broadcast on Wednesday, February 22nd (10/9C) – the same day as in the UK.

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Chance the Rapper, Sturgill Simpson To Perform at This Year’s Grammy® Awards!

Chance the Rapper, Little Big Town and Sturgill Simspon have been added to the list of performers for the 59th Annual Grammy® Awards.

Will Bell and Gary Clark Jr. will perform together in another of the Grammys’® special collaborations.

The 59th Annual Grammy® Awards, hosted by James Corden, will be broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, February 12th (8/7C).

A Complete list of performers follows…

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