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“Never have I heard the song written from the point of view of a guy who’s in the back of a cop car with handcuffs on, watching a girl go completely redneck crazy at the cops,” Keith Urban said.
A-list acts including Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and George Strait are set to perform on April 19 at the ACM Awards show in Arlington.
CMT honored a diverse group of country musicians reflecting the wide range of styles the genre has embraced.
Miranda Lambert released the most ambitious album of her career earlier this year, and CMA voters responded by giving her a record-tying load of nine nominations.
A look at the stories creating buzz on social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and others.
Blake Shelton bet against himself in the male video category, wagering that Luke Bryan would win. “I owe Luke an expensive dinner, but that’s OK,” Shelton joked.
George Strait won his second entertainer of the year award, 25 years after his first, on Sunday night at a jam-packed ACM Awards that featured a little something for everyone.
Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have also been added to the already impressive bill of the television special, which airs in May. LL Cool J and actor Chris O’Donnell will host.
Songwriter Jimmy Robbins and singer Keith Urban talk about the origins of “We Were Us,” the No. 1 duet between Urban and Miranda Lambert that has been nominated for Vocal Event of the Year at the ACM Awards.
Additional performers have been announced for the two-day pre-ACM Awards event in Las Vegas. Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban are the previously announced headliners.
Nominees Aldean, Bryan, Lambert, Strait, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and the Band Perry will perform live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas during the 49th ACM Awards on April 6.