See Miranda Lambert and Her Husband Brendan McLoughlin Stun on the CMT Red Carpet in Matching Blue Outfits
Miranda Lambert won the award for Female Video of the Year at the 2022 CMT Music Awards and performed her song "If I Was a Cowboy." She shared the spotlight with her husband, Brendan McLoughlin.countryliving.com
Country star Kane Brown leads nominees for CMT Music Awards
Kane Brown is the leading nominee for the 2022 CMT Music Awards, which celebrates the best in country music videos. Brown's four nominations for the fan-voted awards show, airing live from Nashville on CBS April 11, include the top honor of video of the year along with male video of the year, both for his hit “One Mississippi,” CMT announced Wednesday. Kelsea Ballerini, who co-hosted the show with Brown last year and will do the same this year with actor Anthony Mackie, is nominated for three awards including video of the year.news.yahoo.com
Country star Morgan Wallen's recording contract suspended after video shows him shouting a racial slur
Country star Morgan Wallen has apologized after a video surfaced showed him shouting a racial slur. The video, which was first published by TMZ on Tuesday night, showed him outside a home in Nashville, Tennessee yelling profanities. "I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial slur that I wish I could take back. A spokesperson for radio giant iHeartMedia told The Tennessean they had removed Wallen's music from rotation. CMT said it was removing Wallen's performances on all its platforms in light of the racial slur.cbsnews.com
Singer Morgan Wallen suspended from label after video shows him yell racial slur, profanities
Wallen has apologized after a video surfaced showed him shouting a racial slur. (AP Photo/Sanford Myers, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Country star Morgan Wallen has been suspended indefinitely from his label and seen his music pulled by radio stations and streaming services Wednesday after video surfaced of him shouting a racial slur. We keep them rich and protected at all costs with no recourse.”Other music stars have faced backlash for using racial slurs or derogatory language. Justin Bieber apologized in 2014 for using a racial slur joke in a video from when he was a teenager. “I feel like it set a trip cord that never existed in country music for racial behavior,” said Dowling.
Carrie Underwood named top artist at CMT Music Awards
In this video image provided by CMT, Carrie Underwood accepts the female of the year award for Drinking Alone during the Country Music Television awards airing on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (CMT via AP)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Carrie Underwood already had the most CMT Music Awards of any artist, but she'll need to make more room on her shelf. The superstar picked up two more trophies for video of the year and female video of the year in a remotely shot awards show. "I am so proud to be a part of this legacy of women in country music with you. Singer Granger Smith won for his on-the-nose music video called “Don't Cough On Me!"
Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs top CMT noms
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett top the 2020 CMT Music Awards nominations with three each. In nominations announced Wednesday for the pandemic-delayed show, 14 videos are vying for the top prize of video of the year. The fan-voted show will air on CMT and other networks on Oct. 21 with outdoor performances. The Highwomen, a group made up of Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby and Amanda Shires, also got their first nomination for group video. Electronic producer and DJ Marshmello also earned a nomination in collaborative video for the crossover hit “One Thing Right" with Kane Brown.
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw Perform Intimate Duet on CMT's 'Feed The Front Line' Special
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and country music's biggest names teamed up for a good cause. The singers participated in CMT's Feed The Front Line LIVE, a virtual, star-studded benefit livestream featuring more than 40 artists to raise funds for frontline workers and others in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Before McGraw and Hill performed, Scott McCreery kicked off the "Breakfast" portion with the first performance of the day, singing "This Is It." To conclude the event, McGraw and Hill serenaded fans with an intimate duet. The organization has raised over $750,000 and delivered close to 50,000 meals to frontline workers to date.
Kane Brown pays tribute to late drummer Kenny Dixon
Honoree Kane Brown accepts an award onstage during the 2019 CMT Artist of the Year at Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Oct. 16, 2019 in Nashville. (CNN) - Country star Kane Brown choked back tears as he honored his late drummer, Kenny Dixon, as he accepted an award at the CMT Artists of the Year awards show just four days after Dixon's death. "I want to dedicate this to my drummer Kenny," Brown. Country singer Chris Young had presented Brown with the award and also had mentioned Dixon's tragic death. Brown also paid tribute to Dixon with an Instagram message on Sunday.
2019 CMT Artists of the Year: Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood & More Nominees Pose for Official
Honorees from the 2019 CMT Artists of the Year event are shining bright! Ahead of the awards ceremony on Wednesday, CMT released the official family portrait, which features Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Reba McEntire, Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde and Dan + Shay. This year's ceremony will be a special one, as it will celebrate the decade-long anniversary of the live music franchise. The live, 90-minute soiree will pay tribute to McEntire, as well as the other aforementioned artists who ruled the last 12 months. The 2019 CMT Artists of the Year awards ceremony airs live from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET/PT.