Author Archives: Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

Everything You Need to Know About the American Music Awards on Nov. 24

Everything You Need to Know About the American Music Awards on Nov. 24

From nominations and notes to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about the 2019 American Music Awards. Date: Nov. 24 Time: 8 p.m. ET/delayed PT Location: Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles Television Station: ABC Host: Ciara Pre-Show: 6 p.m. ET via Twitter Performers: Thomas Rhett, Shania Twain, Taylor Swift,…MORE

Dolly Parton’s 50th Anniversary Show at the Opry to Air on NBC on Nov. 26

Dolly Parton’s 50th Anniversary Show at the Opry to Air on NBC on Nov. 26

If you weren’t able to attend Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary show at the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 12, NBC has you covered. A two-hour TV special, Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry, will debut on NBC on Nov. 26 at 9 p.m. ET. The show will feature Opry performances from Dolly,…MORE

Morgan Wallen Turns Jason Isbell’s “Cover Me Up” Into 8-Minute Short Film About a Vet With PTSD [Watch]

Morgan Wallen Turns Jason Isbell’s “Cover Me Up” Into 8-Minute Short Film About a Vet With PTSD [Watch]

Morgan Wallen has transformed Jason Isbell’s award-winning song, “Cover Me Up,” into an eight-minute short film about a military vet with PSTD. Jason penned the personal song for his girlfriend—now wife—Amanda Shires after struggling with sobriety. He recorded the tune for his Grammy-winning album, Southeastern. “Cover Me Up” was recognized at the 2014 Americana Music…MORE

Listen to Cam’s Charming Cover of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

Listen to Cam’s Charming Cover of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”

Cam is getting into the holiday spirit by releasing her rendition of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” Cam, who is expecting her first child in December, released the track as a thank you to her fans, noting that she will be dropping a new album in 2020 with a new single in February. “New baby,…MORE

Sam Hunt Arrested for DUI in Nashville

Sam Hunt Arrested for DUI in Nashville

Sam Hunt was arrested for driving under the influence and having an open container in Nashville on Nov. 21, according to a report from WKRN.com. According to the arrest warrant, police were notified that a driver was traveling the wrong way on a Nashville road. Officers located the vehicle going the wrong way and pulled…MORE

Alabama’s Randy Owen Receives CMA Humanitarian Award During Surprise Presentation

Alabama’s Randy Owen Receives CMA Humanitarian Award During Surprise Presentation

Alabama frontman Randy Owen was presented with the CMA Foundation’s Humanitarian Award in surprising fashion. Under the guise of presenting radio vet Lon Helton with an industry honor, Randy and wife Kelly attended a reception at Nashville’s Analog at Hutton Hotel on Nov. 19. As the event unfolded, Lon took the stage to present Randy…MORE

Carrie Underwood Drops Stylish New Video for “Drinking Alone” [Watch]

Carrie Underwood Drops Stylish New Video for “Drinking Alone” [Watch]

Carrie Underwood dropped a stylish new video for her current single, “Drinking Alone.” The new clip, which was directed by Randee St. Nicholas, features Carrie in dual roles. In addition to playing the song’s seductress, she croons the aching tune onstage: “We should be drinking alone, together / Drowning the pain is better / With…MORE