Category Archives: NCD News

Country Music Hall of Fame Welcomes New Members Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens & Jerry Bradley in Star-Studded Ceremony [Photo Gallery]

Country Music Hall of Fame Welcomes New Members Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens & Jerry Bradley in Star-Studded Ceremony [Photo Gallery]

Ray Stevens, Jerry Bradley and Brooks & Dunn were formally inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame during a star-studded medallion ceremony on Oct. 20 at the CMA Theater. A number of current Hall of Fame members were on hand for the celebration, including Charley Pride, Randy Travis, Reba McEntire, Charlie Daniels, Ricky Skaggs,…MORE

Garth Brooks Helps Honor Sam & Dave at “Grammy Salute to Music Legends” TV Special [Watch Preview]

Garth Brooks Helps Honor Sam & Dave at “Grammy Salute to Music Legends” TV Special [Watch Preview]

The Recording Academy hosted its fourth Grammy Salute to Music Legends television special in July at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre to honor its 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients. This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees included Sam & Dave, Black Sabbath, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Billy Eckstine, Donny Hathaway, Julio Iglesias, and Dionne Warwick, while Lou…MORE

Keith Urban Announces 2020 Las Vegas Residency

Keith Urban Announces 2020 Las Vegas Residency

Keith Urban is coming to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for 12 dates in 2020. The Sin City residency—dubbed Keith Urban Live—features multiple dates in January, April, July, August and November. The 12-date residency follows two sold-out performances at the newly renovated venue in September 2019. Keith Urban Live Jan. 10, 11,…MORE

Josh Turner Wins First GMA Dove Award for “I Saw the Light”

Josh Turner Wins First GMA Dove Award for “I Saw the Light”

Josh Turner won his first Gospel Music Association Dove Award at the 50th annual GMA Dove Awards on Oct. 15 in Nashville. Josh took home the trophy for Bluegrass/Country/Roots Recorded Song of the Year for “I Saw The Light.” “I Saw the Light” is featured on Josh’s first album of gospel music, I Serve a…MORE

Radio Hall of Fame Member Bob Kingsley Dies at 80

Radio Hall of Fame Member Bob Kingsley Dies at 80

One of the most recognizable radio voices in the world, Bob Kingsley, 80, passed away at his home in Weatherford, Texas, on Oct. 17 after a battle with cancer. As the former host and executive producer of Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40, Bob has been inducted into both the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame…MORE

CMT Artists of the Year Recap & Red Carpet Photo Gallery

CMT Artists of the Year Recap & Red Carpet Photo Gallery

CMT’s Artists of the Year celebration invaded Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Oct. 16. The star-studded evening featured performances from some of country’s biggest names as CMT honored its five Artists of the Year—Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett—as well as Reba McEntire (Artist of a Lifetime award) and…MORE