Wednesday, 08 November 2017 15:59

CMA Awards Vs. The First Amendment


Last Wednesday, the alt. weekly the Nashville Scene published Country Music Association "guidelines" for the media relating to this week’s CMA Awards. Following an outcry from some of their own artists, the "guidelines" were revoked, with apologies.            (Photo:AP File)

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Chris Stapleton winner of the CMA's Male Vocalist of the Year award last night, winner of Best New Artist and Album of the Year Award for Traveler, without having a hit single, is the real deal. This former member of the edgy bluegrass band The Steeldrivers (until he left in 2010) wrote hit songs for Josh Turner, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker and others.

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Wednesday, 08 April 2015 07:20

Before Kanye And Taylor: The 1975 CMA Awards

You think Kanye West acted badly toward Taylor Swift on the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards was unheard of? My friends, I give you the 1975 Country Music Association Awards!

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