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“It Ain’t My Fault”: Brothers Osborne take the blame for their latest Grammy nod

ABC/Image Group LAIf you’re keeping up, you know it’s been quite a year for Brothers Osborne. TJ and John picked up both the Top New Vocal Duo and the Vocal Duo of the Year awards at the ACMs, before claiming their second CMA Vocal Duo trophy earlier this month. In addition, their latest top10 hit, …

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Two in a row? Why Maren Morris has a shot at twin Grammys

ABC/Image Group LAMaren Morris is flying high these days, in more ways than one. Tuesday morning, she finished a four-and-a-half-hour flight where the WiFi was apparently out, according to her Twitter feed. When she was able to reconnect with the world, she discovered she was nominated for the Best Country Solo Performance Grammy for her …

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Kenny Chesney lets out a “Cosmic Hallelujah” after first solo Grammy nod

Allister AnnFor a superstar like Kenny Chesney, you might think a Grammy nomination would be old hat.  But after learning his sixteenth release is in the running for Best Country Album at the 60th Grammys, Kenny says that’s simply not the case. “The Grammys represent the entire music community coming together,” he explains. “It’s the …

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Midland turns their “Drinkin’ Problem” into a pair of Grammy nominations

ABC/Image Group LAIt’s been a year of firsts for Midland: the new trio took their debut single to #1, and went on to snag two Grammy nominations for the same song, “Drinkin’ Problem.” Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson were rehearsing for their appearance on the Today show Tuesday morning when they found out …

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Chris Stapleton leads country contenders at the Grammys, followed closely by first-time nominees Midland

Courtesy of The Recording AcademyChris Stapleton is the country artist who stands to take home the most Grammys at this year’s 60th annual ceremonies, after the nominations were announced Tuesday morning. The two-time CMA Male Vocalist of the Year is nominated in every category for which he’s eligible: Best Country Solo Performance for “Either Way,” …

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For LANCO, “Greatest Love Story” leads to “Hallelujah Nights”

ABC/Image Group LAThis week, LANCO claims a second week at the top of the country chart with their first major hit, “Greatest Love Story.” Lead singer Brandon Lancaster wrote the band’s breakthrough several years ago, based partially on his own life story. “You know, the original song started as just as the idea of two …

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JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars lead 60th Annual Grammy nominations

Courtesy of the Recording AcademyJAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars have reason to celebrate this morning.  They’re all among the leading nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards, announced this morning on CBS This Morning with help from singer Andra Day. JAY-Z leads with eight nominations, including Album of the Year for 4:44 and Record …

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Reba, Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini and many more usher in the holiday season with “CMA Country Christmas”

ABC/Mark LevineMonday night, Reba McEntire took the reins to host the eighth annual CMA Country Christmas special on ABC. Earlier in the day, longtime host Jennifer Nettles tweeted her encouragement:  “Lady Reba, I can’t wait to watch you shine tonight on #CMACountryChristmas!” she wrote. “You glow from the inside and I know you will light …

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Chris Stapleton scores a spot on “Rolling Stone”‘s “50 Best Albums of 2017”

ABC/Image Group LAChris Stapleton is the sole mainstream country artist to make Rolling Stone’s ranking of the “50 Best Albums of 2017.” His CMA Album of the Year winner, From A Room:  Volume 1, comes in at number 30 on the list. The second volume of the set is due on Friday. Stapleton’s CMA competitor, …

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LANCO is “glorifying the reality of life” on their debut album, “Hallelujah Nights”

Arista NashvilleAs LANCO spends their second week at #1 with “Greatest Love Story,” we now have some details on their debut album. Called Hallelujah Nights, it’ll arrive January 19. Lead signer Brandon Lancaster had a hand in writing all of the tracks, four of them by himself, including the band’s breakthrough hit. “We all go …

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