Category Archives: Shows

Miranda Lambert – No More Cheetos

Miranda Lambert wins the CMA Award for Female Vocalist of the Year for the 4th time, tying Reba McEntire‘s record. She also talks about approaching her 30s with a healthier lifestyle, giving up Cheetos and how she doesn’t take any of her successes for granted.

Taylor Swift – Reaches The Pinnacle

Taylor Swift is overcome with emotion as she receives the Pinnacle Award from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, while several other of her mentors including Rascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, George Strait and Keith Urban stand by her side. Check out her backstage interview at the #CMAawards

Blake Shelton – Takes Home Album of the Year

Blake Shelton takes home the award that he always dreamed of winning, Album of the Year. After receiving the award, Blake’s cell phone was flooded with text from his heroes such as Neal McCoy and Larry Gatlin. Check out his interview backstage at the CMA Awards.

Little Big Town – Two Years In A Row

Little Big Town didn’t expect to snag the award for CMA Vocal Group of the Year for the second year in a row, but they are sure thrilled to receive it and excited to look ahead on their next album.

Florida Georgia Line – Momma’s Boys

Florida Georgia Line celebrates winning two CMA Awards, with their mothers, as they reflect on the huge year that they had and look forward to 2014.

George Strait – Cowboy Might Be Riding Back In

George Strait is not ready to sell the tour bus just yet! After receiving the CMA Award for Entertainer of the Year, King George hints that the cowboy just might not ride away. Check out his interview backstage at the 2013 CMA Awards.

2013 BMI Awards show highlights & red carpet


The 61st annual BMI Awards celebrated the songwriters and publishers of the most-performed country songs of the past year, Tuesday night in Nashville.

Dean Dillon, who was named this year’s BMI Icon and was honored with an all-star tribute from some of country’s biggest stars, including Luke Bryan performing Dillon’s BMI award-winning hit “Unwound,” Lee Ann Womack with an emotional rendition of “An Empty Glass” and Kenny Chesney with the country classic “Holed Up In Some Honky Tonk.” George Strait, who alone has recorded 54 of Dillon’s songs, paid homage with a medley of three of his most notable Dillon-penned hits, including “The Chair,” “Marina Del Rey” and “Here for a Good Time.”

Rodney Clawson was named Songwriter of the Year, with writing credits on six of the most-performed songs of the past year, including “Drink On It” recorded by Blake Shelton, “Drunk On You” by Luke Bryan, “One of Those Nights” by Tim McGraw, “Take a Little Ride” by Jason Aldean, “Where I Come From” by Montgomery Gentry and “Did It for the Girl” by Greg Bates.

Hunter Hayes‘ smash hit “Wanted,” penned by Hayes and Troy Verges, won the coveted Song of the Year award.

Check out the highlights from the show and red carpet!

Building 429 talks touring, music and signing toilet seats!

Building 429 sat down with Yallwire before hitting the road for the ‘United We Stand’ tour. The guys talk with me about reinventing their performances for the tour, the strangest thing they have ever signed for a fan, and why ‘We Won’t Be Shaken’ is their most focused album yet.

Brett Eldredge scores 1st #1

Brett Eldredge celebrated the forthcoming release of his debut album, ‘Bring You Back,’ at a special Nashville event. I caught up with the singer, who was surprised with his first RIAA Gold single for his current hit “Don’t Ya.” Brett chats about the accomplishment, touring with Taylor Swift, and making it on the list of People magazine’s “Country’s Hottest Guys.”

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