The nominees for theâ¯2015 Billboard Music Awardsâ¯were announced yesterday.â¯Taylor Swiftâ¯leads the pack this year with 14 nominations in 13 categories, including the night's biggest honor Top Artist.â¯Jason Aldean, Luke Bryanâ¯andâ¯Florida Georgiaâ¯Lineâ¯each earned three nods at the annual award show, including Top Country Artist. Jason, Luke and FGL will compete againstâ¯Brantley Gilbertâ¯andâ¯Blake Sheltonâ¯for the top country prize. Theâ¯Billboard Music Awardsâ¯will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 17 at 8 PM ET on ABC.
The Academy of Country Music has announced the winners of awards that will not be televised during theâ¯50th Academy of Country Music Awards, due to time constraints. Some of this year's Special Award recipients includeâ¯Alabama, Loretta Lynn, Luke Bryanâ¯andâ¯Eric Church. The Special Awards honorees will be handed out during the 9th Annual ACM Honors event on September 1, 2015 at Nashville's iconic Ryman Auditorium. Theâ¯50th ACM Awardsâ¯will be broadcast live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on April 19 at 8:00PM ET CBS.
More artists have been added to the already star-studded lineup at LP Field during 2015 CMA Music Festival Nightly Concerts in Nashville. It has just been announced thatâ¯Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Maddie & Tae, andâ¯Chris Youngâ¯will all participate in CMA Music Festival, taking place Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14. These artists join previously announced performers includingâ¯Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Neal McCoy, Oak Ridge Boys, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Cole Swindell, The Band Perry, Keith Urban, Wynonna & The Big Noise, andâ¯Zac Brown Band.
Dustin Lynchâ¯is giving fans on a behind-the-scenes glimpse into his life on the road with his new web series "On The DL." The first few episodes followed Dustin as he performed a surprise sets on tourist vans in Mexico for Crash My Playa and headed over to Daytona International Speedway to watch his buddy race super cross. The latestâ¯episodeâ¯of "On The DL" follows Lynch to Panama City Beach, Florida for Spring Break where he headlines an outdoor concert at Spinnaker Beach Club. New episode of the web series will debut every Wednesday on Dustin's YouTube channel.â¯