CMR Nashville News Articles

MUSIC ICON WAYLON JENNINGS CELEBRATED IN NEW STAR-STUDDED LIVE CONERT FILM AND RECORDING

22/03/2017

OUTLAW: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF WAYLON JENNINGS BROADCAST PREMIERE ON CMT AND AUDIO/VIDEO RELEASE ON SONY LEGACY ON APRIL 7, 2017    The Two Hour Concert Film Includes Performances By  Willie Nelson, ERIC CHURCH, CHRIS STAPLETO... Read more

KIEFER SUTHERLAND EXTENDS 'NOT ENOUGH WHISKEY 2017 TOUR,'

13/03/2017

Sutherland Adds European Dates to 2017 Tour NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 13, 2017) – Kiefer Sutherland will drop by “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” tonight to chat about his upcoming North American and European ‘Not Eno... Read more

C2C WILL RETURN FOR A SIXTH YEAR IN 2018!

13/03/2017

After another hugely successful festival this year with headliners; Brad Paisley, Reba McEntire and Zac Brown Band, C2C is delighted to announce that it will return for a sixth year on 9 - 11 March 2018.   Early bird tickets are available from... Read more

MAREN MORRIS BRINGS THE HERO TOUR 2017 TO UK/IRELAND THIS WINTER. US SENSATION WILL PLAY LONDON’S O2 SHEPHERD’S BUSH EMPIRE IN NOVEMBER

13/03/2017

Maren Morris is thrilled to bring The Hero Tour 2017 to the UK and Ireland for the first time this Winter.   The Grammy Award winning musician will arrive in Dublin on the 12th November to start the first of seven dates across the UK, con... Read more

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK *Monday 2 – Sunday 8 October 2017* In iconic venues across London

10/03/2017

www.CountryMusicWeek.com The organisers of the hugely successfully Country to Country music festival, which kicks off today at The O2, London, have announced Country Music Week - a brand new week-long series of shows taking place from Monday 2 to Su... Read more

Australian Country Music Festival, CMC Rocks Queensland, Sells Out 10th Anniversary Event Record Numbers To Attend 2017 Event

07/03/2017

Nashville, Tenn. – March 7, 2017) – While celebrating its 10th Anniversary, CMC Rocks Queensland has sold out for its second consecutive year. The Australia-based Country music festival will host more than 15,000 music lovers across three... Read more

MARTY STUART TO HOST UK PREMIERE OF ‘BORN IN BRISTOL’ DOCUMENTARY AT C2C FESTIVAL ON SUNDAY 12th MARCH 54-Minute Film Tells the Untold Story of the Birth of Country Music

03/03/2017

LONDON, UK: To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the birth of country music, Country to Country (C2C) festival in London will present the UK premiere of the documentary ‘Born in Bristol’ at The O2’s Cineworld Cinemas on Sunday, 12th... Read more

Grand Ole Opry Recognizes Travis Tritt on 25th Anniversary of Becoming Opry Member

03/03/2017

(Nashville, Tenn. – March 2, 2017) – Travis Tritt celebrated his 25th anniversary of becoming an Opry member Tuesday night, February 28. During Tritt’s 30-minute set, the legendary John Conlee presented Tritt with a commemor... Read more

UK’s most successful Country act, The Shires, do the double! 2 GOLD ALBUMS IN 12 MONTHS Hit second album ‘My Universe’ certified Gold alongside debut ‘Brave’

01/03/2017

Shires release stadium sized country rock single… ‘Drive’ with potential to break on both sides of the pond   “Two genius singer-songwriters” Metro   “A fantastic second album”  Sunday Expres... Read more

WARD THOMAS TO OPEN C2C 2017 CHART TOPPING UK COUNTRY DUO WILL PERFORM A SPECIAL SET AT 4PM ON FRIDAY MARCH 10 ON THE BBC RADIO 2 COUNTRY STAGE

27/02/2017

The UK’s most popular country music festival returns for its fifth year in March 2017 and will be bigger and better than ever.   It can now be announced that C2C will open on Friday March 10 with a very special afternoon performance by t... Read more


Previous News Items

Country Music Winners at 2017 Grammy's (13/02/2017)

1 NIGHT. 1 PLACE. 1 TIME: A HEROES & FRIENDS TRIBUTE TO RANDY TRAVIS SOLD OUT SHOW FEATURES GARTH BROOKS, WYNONNA, ALABAMA, WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN, TRAVIS TRITT, TANYA TUCKER AND MORE (10/02/2017)

THOMAS RHETT IS THE “STAR" OF COUNTRY RADIO THIS WEEK WITH SEVENTH CAREER NUMBER ONE (07/02/2017)

LITTLE BIG TOWN ANNOUNCES UK TOUR DATES (07/02/2017)

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES LINE UP ANNOUNCED INDIGO AT THE O2, LONDON - THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017 LAST REMAINING TICKETS RELEASED (07/02/2017)

C2C INTRODUCES BROTHERS OSBORNE, CAM, CANAAN SMITH AND CHARLIE WORSHAM HEADLINE SHOWS ANNOUNCED ACROSS LONDON AND THE UK FOLLOWING COUNTRY TO COUNTRY 2017 (07/02/2017)

C2C 2017 FESTIVAL STAGES ANNOUNCED (03/02/2017)

Americana UK Awards winners... (03/02/2017)

GRAMMY NOMINEE THOMAS RHETT EXTENDS FIRST-EVER HEADLINING 2017 ‘HOME TEAM’ TOUR ADDING EUROPEAN DATES (01/02/2017)

UK AMERICANA AWARDS 2017 THURSDAY 2ND FEBRUARY - ST JOHN AT HACKNEY, LONDON STELLAR LINE-UP OF PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED (01/02/2017)

Shropshire Songwriter's song makes it to the big screen (31/01/2017)

The Bluebird Cafe @ Country to Country (31/01/2017)

The 2016 GOLD MEDALLION MEDIA AWARDS were held on January 25th 2017 at the Cattlemans Steakhouse in Tamworth. Australia (28/01/2017)

SIR ROSEVELT U.S. GROUP LED BY ZAC BROWN (27/01/2017)

CHRIS YOUNG, CHUCK WICKS, DARYLE SINGLETARY, MARK CHESNUTT, PAUL OVERSTREET, SHANE OWENS AND WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN JOIN LINEUP FOR 1 NIGHT. 1 PLACE. 1 TIME: A HEROES AND FRIENDS TRIBUTE TO RANDY TRAVIS (27/01/2017)

CANAAN SMITH ANNOUNCES U.K. BACK FOR MORE TOUR (27/01/2017)

Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott .... (26/01/2017)

BBC RADIO 2 COUNTRY STAGE – First Names Announced for C2C at the O2 in London (26/01/2017)

UK AMERICANA AWARDS 2017 THURSDAY 2ND FEBRUARY - ST JOHN AT HACKNEY, LONDON (26/01/2017)

C2C -YAMAHA MUSIC STAGE 2017 Artists Announced (25/01/2017)

Luke Bryan singing at Superbowl ... (24/01/2017)

CRYSTAL GAYLE INDUCTED INTO GRAND OLE OPRY BY SISTER AND OPRY LEGEND LORETTA LYNN (23/01/2017)

By The People, For The People: Country winners of Wednesday night's (1/18) People's Choice Awards were .... (20/01/2017)

The Eli Young Band's tour bus caught fire early this morning (1/18) just outside of Topeka, KS. (19/01/2017)

Mo Pitney and wife Emily welcomed daughter Evelyne Nadine today. (13/01/2017)

LEE GREENWOOD TO PERFORM DURING PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP'S INAUGURATION CEREMONY (13/01/2017)

LARRY GATLIN & THE GATLIN BROTHERS TO PERFORM AT BLACK TIE & BOOTS 2017 INAUGURAL BALL (13/01/2017)

The O2’s Brooklyn Bowl closes (12/01/2017)

Our Australian Presenter Connie Kis Anderson would like to say a few words. (06/01/2017)

Wishing all our listeners a Happy New Year and a prosperous 2017 (30/12/2016)

CMR Nashville Christmas Schedule from Noon 24 December – Noon 26 December (21/12/2016)

CHARLEY PRIDE HONORED WITH THE RECORDING ACADEMY’S 2017 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (20/12/2016)

Southern Halo's Hangin' With Halo Radio Show Goes Global With CMR Nashville Beginning Today (19/12/2016)

STAR-STUDDED SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON RAISES NEARLY $9 MILLION, SO FAR (15/12/2016)

Soap Opry: Nash Icon's Reba McEntire will star in an untitled project still in development for ABC-TV. (14/12/2016)

STAR-STUDDED SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON SET TO AIR TONIGHT (13/12/2016)

Canary Wharf London Announces Dates for the 2017 Nashville Meets London Music Festival (12/12/2016)

DOLLY PARTON AND MORE PERFORM DURING DEC. 13 SMOKY MOUNTAINS RISE TELETHON (08/12/2016)

TUCKER BEATHARD’S BREAKOUT YEAR MEASURED WITH A TRIP AROUND THE WORLD AND TO THE TOP OF THE CHARTS (08/12/2016)

Nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards were announced this morning (12/6) (07/12/2016)

C2C 2017 Official AFTER SHOW ARTISTS announced featuring three of the hottest new acts from Nashville; CAM, DRAKE WHITE and JANA KRAMER Plus DJ BAD ASH. (07/12/2016)

Reba and Brooks & Dunn have extended their Las Vegas residency (06/12/2016)

Garth Brooks was the top country artist on Forbes' The World's Highest-Paid Musicians of 2016 list, coming in at No. 6 with $70 million earned. (06/12/2016)

Singer/songwriter Mark Gray died Friday (12/2) at age 64. (06/12/2016)

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE NOTCH ANOTHER MULTI-WEEK NO. 1 WITH “MAY WE ALL” (06/12/2016)

THE SHIRES ANNOUNCE SPRING 2017 UK TOUR (06/12/2016)

GRANGER SMITH UPDATES FANS ON HIS CONDITION AFTER STAGE FALL (06/12/2016)

GRANGER SMITH INJURED ON TOUR; HOSPITALIZED (05/12/2016)

HARVEST 2017 Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 August (05/12/2016)

"ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR" GARTH BROOKS REIGNS WITH TOP 3 BEST-SELLING COUNTRY ALBUMS (05/12/2016)

DOLLY ANNOUNCES MY PEOPLE FUND Fund will provide monthly assistance to those who lost homes in wildfires (01/12/2016)

Merle Haggard's 1969 album Okie From Muskogee is among the 2017 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees. (29/11/2016)

Congratulations to Miranda Lambert and the Vanner/RCA team on the No. 1 debut of The Weight Of These Wings on the country albums chart and No. 3 debut on the all-genre Top 200 chart. (29/11/2016)

After a run as a pop-up bar inside the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino's Rouge Lounge, Loser's Most Wanted Bar is getting a permanent home in the Las Vegas venue. (29/11/2016)

Dolly Parton Statement on East Tennessee Fires (29/11/2016)

Country Winners at American Music Awards (22/11/2016)

Album Charts news from the USA (22/11/2016)

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES RETURNS TO INDIGO AT THE O2, LONDON, ON THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017 (22/11/2016)

COUNTRY MUSIC’S BRIGHTEST NEW STAR" (BBC) THOMAS RHETT PROVES TO BE A “FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH” (DAILY STAR) OVERSEAS HOSTING SOLD-OUT CROWDS DURING FIRST-EVER EUROPEAN HEADLINING TOUR (19/11/2016)

Strait Back To Vegas: MCA's George Strait returns to Las Vegas's T-Mobile Arena (17/11/2016)

UK Americana Awards Nominations Announced (16/11/2016)

CRYSTAL GAYLE INVITED TO JOIN GRAND OLE OPRY (16/11/2016)

Singer/songwriter Holly Dunn died this morning (11/15) at age 59 at a hospice facility in Albuquerque, NM (16/11/2016)

Country category nominees for the 2017 People's Choice Awards are (16/11/2016)

MUSIC INDUSTRY & FANS WORLDWIDE MOURN LOSS OF AWARD WINNING SINGER HOLLY DUNN (16/11/2016)

DIERKS BENTLEY THROWS BACK WITH SURPRISE SET FROM NASHVILLE HONKY-TONK, LEGENDS CORNER (15/11/2016)

2016 American Music Awards (15/11/2016)

INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY SUPERSTAR MIRANDA LAMBERT ANNOUNCES UK DATES FOR HIGHWAY VAGABOND TOUR (15/11/2016)

LEON RUSSELL'S WIFE RELEASES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF ROCK AND ROLL LEGEND (14/11/2016)

Ward Thomas - 22 Date UK Tour Spring 2017 Including Shepherds Bush Empire On May 10th (08/11/2016)

THE LEGENDARY REBA McENTIRE ANNOUNCED AS THIRD HEADLINER FOR C2C 2017! *DAY SPLITS CONFIRMED* (04/11/2016)

WINNERS CROWNED DURING COUNTRY MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT “THE 50th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” (03/11/2016)

Reba McEntire and Marty Stuart added to C2C next March 2017 (03/11/2016)

COUNTRY TO COUNTRY 2017 DAY SPLITS CONFIRMED (01/11/2016)

The BCMA Awards weekend details .. (31/10/2016)

ACTORS, ATHLETES, CELEBRITIES, AND MUSIC SUPERSTARS JOIN THE CELEBRATION OF “THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (31/10/2016)

Breaking News: The Shires (28/10/2016)

JOEY+RORY, MARTY RAYBON, CHUCK DAY AND MARY JAMES AMONG 22nd ANNUAL INSPIRATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS® SHOW WINNERS Life And Career of Joey Feek Celebrated (28/10/2016)

Stage Is Set: Ryman Hospitality Properties will open Opry City Stage in New York's Times Square in April. (28/10/2016)

GARTH CELEBRATES 7TH DIAMOND AWARD AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT!!!!!!! (28/10/2016)

THE SHIRES HIT AMERICA! (28/10/2016)

C2C RETURNS FOR ITS FIFTH YEAR IN 2017! (24/10/2016)

GARTH BROOKS NOW STREAMING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HIS CAREER, MUSIC FROM THE BEST-SELLING SOLO ARTIST IN U.S. HISTORY IS NOW AVAILABLE TO STREAM EXCLUSIVELY ON AMAZON MUSIC (19/10/2016)

CMA ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR NOMINEE GARTH BROOKS POISED FOR RELEASE OF GUNSLINGER AS 11th STUDIO ALBUM ON NOV. 25 Brooks' “Baby, Let’s Lay Down And Dance” Lands Top 20 Debut And Is The Most Added Song At Country Radio This Week (18/10/2016)

Mo Pitney Scores Highest Country Album Debut Today Project Earns Continued Critical Acclaim (18/10/2016)

MORE PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (17/10/2016)

Wedding Belle: Congratulations to Columbia's Tyler Farr (12/10/2016)

TIM MCGRAW PROVES THAT SETTING RECORDS IS HOW HE’LL ALWAYS BE (12/10/2016)

WHISPERIN' BILL ANDERSON RELEASES AUDIO BOOK PLUS BONUS ACOUSTIC CD WITH NEVER-BEFORE HEARD TRACKS (12/10/2016)

TANYA TUCKER HOSPITALIZED AFTER SUFFERING UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTION (12/10/2016)

GARTH BROOKS AND TRISHA YEARWOOD REVEAL COVER FOR THEIR FIRST-EVER DUETS ALBUM CHRISTMAS TOGETHER (11/10/2016)

UK AMERICANA AWARDS 2017 ANNOUNCED FOR THURSDAY 2 FEBRUARY AT LONDON’S ST JOHN AT HACKNEY (10/10/2016)

THE TEXAS MUSIC TAKEOVER 2016 PRESENTS Luke Wade with Austin Allsup - The Pickle Factory, London 29th Nov Texas Music Takeover Acoustic Showcase The Bedford, London 30th Nov Sean McConnell album release show and Texas Music Takeover Showcase - The Gara (10/10/2016)

FIRST PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (10/10/2016)

UK COUNTRY SUPERSTARS THE SHIRES MAKE CHART HISTORY WITH FASTEST-SELLING UK COUNTRY ALBUM OF ALL TIME! New album 'My Universe' breaks all records landing at No.3 in UK Album Charts today (07/10/2016)

THE SHIRES SURPRISE HOARDS OF FANS IN LONDON’S OXFORD STREET, ARRIVING FOR HMV INSTORE PERFORMANCE ON BACK OF STRIKING VINTAGE AMERICAN PICK-UP TRUCK (06/10/2016)

Brandy Clark Plays to Sold Out Crowds Across the Pond on Unplugged U.K. Tour Four-time GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter stripped it down to take Big Day to Birmingham, Glasgow, London and Manchester (28/09/2016)

COUNTRY MUSIC UNITES TO LIFT “FOREVER COUNTRY” INTO NO. 1 DEBUT; SINGLE AND MUSIC VIDEO GO VIRAL AROUND THE WORLD (28/09/2016)

CMHOF & Opry Member Jean Shepard Passes: (25/09/2016)

JACKIE STORRAR LOSES BRAVE BATTLE TO CANCER Obituary by Stuart Cameron (23/09/2016)