CMR Nashville News Articles

The UK’s Black Deer Festival Gearing Up For Inaugural Event

16/04/2018

Since the initial announcement in 2017 of the UK’s roots-based Black Deer Music Festival (set for Friday June 22 – Sunday June 24), and the recent announcement of the festival’s musical lineup, including an appearance by award winni... Read more

ACM Awards 2018: See the complete winners list

16/04/2018

Jason Aldean, Chris Stapleton, and Miranda Lambert were the night’s big winners at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which were hosted by Reba McEntire in Las Vegas last night. Stapleton — who wasn’t in atte... Read more

Major New UK Outdoor Country, Americana And Roots Festival

10/04/2018

A major new greenfield music and lifestyle camping festival is set to bring the world-famous, inimitable sights and sounds of the country music scene to the UK in 2018. Taking place within the grounds of Stanford Hall in Leicestershire from September... Read more

2018 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees are Johnny Gimble (Recording and/or Touring Musician), Dottie West (Veterans Era Artist) and Ricky Skaggs (Modern Era Artist)

28/03/2018

Gimble's son Dick, daughter Cyndy and granddaughter Emily accepted for Gimble, who died in 2015. "It was as important for him to be a really good man as to be a great fiddler," said Dick, who, with Emily, sang one of his father's songs, "Under The X ... Read more

THE SHIRES TO SUPPORT MICHAEL BUBLÉ AT BARCLAYCARD PRESENTS BRITISH SUMMER TIME HYDE PARK

26/03/2018

The biggest selling UK Country act of all time, The Shires, have today announced that they will be supporting Michael Bublé at Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park on Friday 13th July.   After a hug... Read more

CMA FEST REVEALS 2018 PERFORMANCE LINEUP

22/03/2018

The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience Takes Over Nashville  June 7-10 with Hundreds of Artists Performing on 11 Stages Proceeds Benefit Music Education Through NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association proudly reveals the initi... Read more

DRAKE WHITE ANNOUNCES UK TOUR DATES

14/03/2018

CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED COUNTRY STAR DRAKE WHITE WILL BE TOURING THE UK THIS AUTUMN WITH BAND THE BIG FIRE   Rising country singer Drake White will be playing a string of UK tour dates along with his band the Big Fire this October, kicking off at... Read more

OLD DOMINION ANNOUNCE THE HAPPY ENDINGS UK TOUR 2018

13/03/2018

Following their performances at Country to Country 2018, Old Dominion will be heading out on a headline UK tour this November.   Old Dominion are five friends, two of whom have known each other since high school, Virginians Ramsey and drummer ... Read more

COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK RETURNS FOR 2018

13/03/2018

FIRST SHOWS ANNOUNCED WITH KACEY MUSGRAVES, DARIUS RUCKER AND DRAKE WHITE   Sun 21 – Sun 28 October across iconic London venues   www.CountryMusicWeek.com   The organisers of the hugely successful Country to Country (C2C) ... Read more

C2C WILL RETURN FOR A SEVENTH YEAR IN 2019!

12/03/2018

JOIN US - 8, 9 & 10 MARCH   After another hugely successful festival this year with headliners; Faith Hill & Tim McGraw, Kacey Musgraves and Little Big Town, C2C is delighted to announce that it will return for a seventh year on 8 - 1... Read more


Previous News Items

WSM-AM/Nashville will broadcast the public memorial service for the late Mel Tillis live from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium today (1/31) at 10am. US Central Time (31/01/2018)

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES ANNOUNCES SOLD-OUT RETURN LONDON PERFORMANCE MARCH 8 DURING C2C WITH LUKE COMBS, NICOLLE GALYON, NATALIE HEMBY, BRETT JAMES AND KIP MOORE (30/01/2018)

Here’s a complete list of country, folk and Americana winners at the 60th annual Grammy Awards (29/01/2018)

WHAT TO EXPECT AT C2C 2018 (29/01/2018)

Broadcast service down due to technical problems with our server. Will be back on ASAP (26/01/2018)

Singer/songwriter/producer/actor Lari White Cannon died today at age 52, (24/01/2018)

Kenny Chesney moves to Warner Brothers (17/01/2018)

COUNTRY ICON, MICKEY GILLEY, RECOVERING AFTER AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT (05/01/2018)

Mel Tillis Memorial Service Details ...... (05/01/2018)

RAY STEVENS ANNOUNCES LONG-AWAITED GRAND OPENING OF NEW NASHVILLE MUSIC VENUE, CABARAY (05/01/2018)

UK AMERICANA AWARDS 2018 (05/01/2018)

Wishing all our listeners, sponsors, advertisers a Happy New Year for 2018 (29/12/2017)

We Wish you all a Very Merry Christmas, tune into the CMR Nashville Christmas Schedule 48 hours of Christmas Country with all the Stars (19/12/2017)

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH STAR-STUDDED EIGHTH ANNUAL “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS,” HOSTED BY REBA McENTIRE AND AIRING DECEMBER 16TH ON SKY ARTS (14/12/2017)

MUSIC CITY ROOTS UPROOTS FOR DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE IN 2018! (12/12/2017)

CHASE RICE COMPLETES FIRST UK & IRELAND TOUR, WITH SOLD OUT SHOWS IN MULTIPLE CITIES (12/12/2017)

VERY SPECIAL GUESTS SUGARLAND ANNOUNCED TO JOIN C2C 2018 (10/12/2017)

STARS OF LIONSGATE TELEVISION’S “NASHVILLE” TO LAUNCH FAREWELL UK TOUR THIS SPRING (05/12/2017)

CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES AT C2C (30/11/2017)

LEGENDARY GRAND OLE OPRY BRINGS MULTI-LEVEL RESTAURANT AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUE TO THE HEART OF THE BIG APPLE (30/11/2017)

2018 Grammy Awards Nominations: Country Music Nods (28/11/2017)

BRETT YOUNG ADDED TO C2C LINE UP (24/11/2017)

MEL TILLIS FUNERAL SERVICES ANNOUNCED (24/11/2017)

COUNTRY ARTISTS MOURN PASSING OF MEL TILLIS (20/11/2017)

Country Music Winners at The American Music Awards, Keith Urban, Carrie and LBT (20/11/2017)

COUNTRY MUSIC LEGEND MEL TILLIS PASSES (19/11/2017)

CMA AWARD Winners (09/11/2017)

Winners of the 12th Annual BCMA Awards 2017 (25/10/2017)

FIRST PERFORMERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE 51st ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 8 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (18/10/2017)

DAY SPLITS ANNOUNCED + MORGAN EVANS & ASHLEY CAMPBELL CONFIRMED FOR C2C LONDON Tickets on sale Friday 20th October at 10am (16/10/2017)

Country to Country; Europe's biggest country music festival is back for its sixth year from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th March 2018 with another incredible line up that fans can expect from the C2C team. (07/10/2017)

LITTLE BIG TOWN WRAPS UK TOUR WITH SOLD OUT SHOW AT ROYAL ALBERT HALL IN LONDON Grammy Award Winning Entertainers Announced As Headliners For C2C: Country to Country 2018 (06/10/2017)

Marty Stuart on Jools Holland BBC 2 Show (05/10/2017)

GET READY FOR COUNTRY TO COUNTRY 2018 KELSEA BALLERINI ANNOUNCED FULL LINE UP ANNOUNCED FRIDAY 6TH OCTOBER (04/10/2017)

CITY OF NASHVILLE, NCVC, AND CMA HOLD VIGIL HONORING VICTIMS OF LAS VEGAS SHOOTING (03/10/2017)

At least 20 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a mass shooting at an open-air country music festival in Las Vegas. (02/10/2017)

‘MISS COUNTRY SOUL’ JEANNIE SEELY CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AS A MEMBER OF THE GRAND OLE OPRY (17/09/2017)

Americana Music Awards Winners (15/09/2017)

DON WILLIAMS DEAD AT 78 (09/09/2017)

Troy Gentry of Country Duo Montgomery Gentry Dies in Helicopter Crash (09/09/2017)

Jo Dee Messina was recently diagosed with cancer and will soon begin treatment. (07/09/2017)

MIRANDA LAMBERT TOPS THE LIST OF FINALISTS FOR "THE 51st ANNUAL CMA AWARDS" WITH FIVE NOMINATIONS, LITTLE BIG TOWN & KEITH URBAN FOLLOW WITH FOUR (04/09/2017)

HURRICANE HARVEY PREVENTS MARK CHESNUTT FROM TRAVELING TO OVERSEAS MUSIC FESTIVAL IN U.K. (02/09/2017)

CHRIS YOUNG INVITED TO JOIN THE GRAND OLE OPRY Country Music Hall of Fame and Opry member Vince Gill surprises the Grammy-nominated vocalist following a #1 party backstage for the pair’s single “Sober Saturday Night” (30/08/2017)

The Americana Music Association℠ Announces its 16th Annual Honors & Awards Show Performers, Presenters and Members of This Year’s All-Star Band (29/08/2017)

Country Music Week In London brought to you by the people from C2C (18/08/2017)

JOIN DOLLY PARTON, CHARLIE DANIELS, TG SHEPPARD, RONNIE MCDOWELL, JUSTIN MOORE AND MANY OTHERS FOR A RIDE IN LATEST EPISODE OF “THE PICKUP” (18/08/2017)

Get up close and personal to the songwriters behind the songs at the Harvest Café, (16/08/2017)

LONGEST-SERVING CMA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JO WALKER-MEADOR DIES (16/08/2017)

By Public demand we are repeating our tribute to Glen Campbell who died this week. (13/08/2017)

BRITISH UNDERGROUND ANNOUNCE LINE-UP FOR THE ANNUAL BOOTLEG BBQ, CELEBRATING THE ABUNDANCE OF FEMALE TALENT WITHIN THE AMERICANA MUSIC COMMUNITY (10/08/2017)

GEORGE STRAIT SET TO HONOR JERRY LEE LEWIS FOR SKYVILLE LIVE TAPING ON AUGUST 24 (10/08/2017)

Fellow artists and friends react to the passing of Glen Campbell: (09/08/2017)

JERRY LEE LEWIS, BOBBY BARE, STEVE WARINER, CHUCK NEGRON, AMBROSIA, MAX T. BARNES, LOGAN MIZE, SCOOTER BROWN BAND AND KALIE SHORR MOURN THE LOSS OF COUNTRY ICON GLEN CAMPBELL (09/08/2017)

Glen Campbell: Statement from Scott Borchetta and the Big Machine Label Group (09/08/2017)

CMR Nashville Tribute to Glen Campbell today at 3pm and 11 pm UK Time (09/08/2017)

LARRY GATLIN REMEMBERS GLEN CAMPBELL ON FOX & FRIENDS (09/08/2017)

British Airways to start non-stop flight from London to Nashville (08/08/2017)

Glen Campbell Has Died (08/08/2017)

A BRAND NEW EPISODE OF THE PICKUP CELEBRATES PICKUP AND COMING ARTIST DYLAN SCOTT ON HIS FIRST NO. 1, BIG NEWS FOR KENNY ROGERS, THE CAST OF PURE COUNTRY: PURE HEART AND MORE (07/08/2017)

CHRIS STAPLETON DOMINATES USA COUNTRY ALBUM SALES IN 2017 (28/07/2017)

Singer/songwriter/musician Michael Johnson died at his home in Minneapolis Tuesday (7/25) at age 72, after a long illness. (28/07/2017)

WoodSongs Celebrates 900th Broadcast With Legendary Roger McGuinn (27/07/2017)

Country Music Fans Fill Canada Square Park in London, England for 2017 Nashville Meets London Music Festival (27/07/2017)

CHARLES ESTEN CELEBRATES HISTORY-MAKING MUSIC MILESTONE WITH "ONE SINGLE YEAR" CONCERT (21/07/2017)

MUSIC ICON KENNY ROGERS ANNOUNCES STAR-STUDDED CONCERT IN NASHVILLE CELEBRATING 60-YEAR CAREER “ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER: KENNY ROGERS’ FAREWELL CONCERT CELEBRATION” (18/07/2017)

RASCAL FLATTS' JAY DEMARCUS SET TO PRODUCE ALL SHOOK UP MOVIE (14/07/2017)

Three Days Celebrating The Best In Americana, Country, Roots And More At The Sage, Gateshead 21-23 July (13/07/2017)

From The People Who Brought You Country to Country ... (13/07/2017)

SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND Wednesday 19th July 2017 Featuring Ben Earle*Crissie Rhodes*Jeff Cohen*Kerri Watt*Nikhil D’Souza (11/07/2017)

THE SHOW THAT MADE COUNTRY MUSIC FAMOUS TO THROW MUSIC-FILLED PARTY IN DIRECT PATH OF HISTORIC TOTAL ECLIPSE 2017 (06/07/2017)

Country Music Week - Mon 2 – Sun 8 October 2017 in iconic London venues (27/06/2017)

RASCAL FLATTS SURPISES SUPERFAN COUPLE AT THEIR WEDDING WITH UNFORGETTABLE SERENADE (27/06/2017)

“NASHVILLE IN CONCERT” DONATES £10,000 TO BRITISH RED CROSS “UK SOLIDARITY FUND” TO HELP PEOPLE AFFECTED BY TERROR ATTACKS IN THE UK (22/06/2017)

Americana Music Association℠ Announces 2017 Honorees (22/06/2017)

2017 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL DELIVERS WITH CAPACITY CROWDS, SOLD OUT NIGHTLY CONCERTS, AND HIGHEST FAN ENGAGEMENT IN 46-YEAR HISTORY OF MUSIC EVENT OF SUMMER (13/06/2017)

NASHVILLE IN CONCERT - Manchester update (10/06/2017)

GRAMMY WINNING KACEY MUSGRAVES JOINS SUPERSTAR HARRY STYLES ON 2018 WORLD TOUR (09/06/2017)

CMR Nashville hosts stage during CMA Fest (04/06/2017)

Nashville Meets London 2017 Music Festival Returns with Highly Anticipated Talent Lineup (25/05/2017)

THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS ARE GOING “ON SAFARI” WITH U.K. TOUR IN FALL 2017 (23/05/2017)

FREE CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL NIGHTLY CONCERTS ANNOUNCED FOR CRACKER BARREL COUNTRY ROADS STAGE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER JUNE 8-10 (23/05/2017)

XFINITY FAN FAIR X TO HOST HUNDREDS OF COUNTRY ARTISTS AND CELEBRITIES JUNE 8-11 AT CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL (19/05/2017)

KEITH URBAN PERFORMS ‘THE FIGHTER’ ON THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW (19/05/2017)

KIP MOORE, DRAKE WHITE and MARTY STUART London shows announced (16/05/2017)

KELSEA BALLERINI STUNS LONDON FANS IN SOLD OUT CONCERT DEBUT (16/05/2017)

Americana Music Association℠ Announces its 2017 Honors & Awards Nominees (10/05/2017)

Country Duo American Young Set to Headline European Tour this Summer Tour Commences June 24th in Switzerland (03/05/2017)

Charley Pride Makes Triumphant Return With Upcoming Album ‘Music In My Heart’ Set for Release July 7 (28/04/2017)

SaraBeth Returns to the UK for the Eighth Time (28/04/2017)

Lisa McHugh is back on the road again !! (26/04/2017)

BRENT COBB - UK HEADLINE TOUR IN MAY PLUS FESTIVAL DATES (26/04/2017)

The State of Missouri Honors Country Legend Leroy Van Dyke With the Newly Unveiled Leroy Van Dyke Highway Sign (25/04/2017)

PLAY IT AGAIN! GEORGE STRAIT EXTENDS 2 NIGHTS OF NUMBER 1’s TO JULY 28 AND 29 (25/04/2017)

SINGER SONGWRITER FRANKIE BALLARD 2017 UK TOUR ANNOUNCED (21/04/2017)

KELSEA BALLERINI AND THOMAS RHETT TO HOST “CMA FEST 2017” SPECIAL AIRING THIS SUMMER ON ABC TELEVISION NETWORK (20/04/2017)

Country Music Hall of Famer Jeff Cook of Alabama revealed his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease today (4/11). (12/04/2017)

The Country Network Selected As Double Winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards (12/04/2017)

PATSY CLINE’S DAUGHTER JULIE FUDGE TO GREET FANS AT PATSY CLINE MUSEUM OPENING ON FRIDAY, APRIL 7 (06/04/2017)

CHRIS STAPLETON’S FROM A ROOM: VOLUME 1 OUT MAY 5 AND NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER FROM A ROOM: VOLUME 2 TO BE RELEASED LATER THIS YEAR (06/04/2017)