The year is winding down as we’ve reached the middle part of December. That means it is time to unveil the list of Best Singles of the year, as ranked by me of course. When I starting putting together this list, I realized that 1) there are several artists who appear twice this year and 2) that female artists have been the most creative, authentic, and truly country artists this year. This first of three parts includes the majority of the male artists that appear on the top 30 list. Continue reading
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My favorite day of the year has finally arrived! Tonight all eyes will be on Nashville as the 47th Annual CMA Awards will be held live from Bridgestone Arena. Hosted for the sixth time by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, the night promises to be filled with plenty of glitz and glamour as country music’s biggest superstars take the stage. Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Kacey Musgraves, Carrie Underwood, and many, many, more are performing during the telecast as well as a special tribute to George Jones by George Strait and Alan Jackson. Of course the night will also honor the “best” of country music this past year. Coming into the night Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves are tied for the most nominations with six apiece. Here are my official predictions for who will walk away big winners tonight.
The nominees have been revealed for the 47th Annual CMA Awards and to my surprise two women lead the pack with six nominations each. Meanwhile a living legend sneaks into one of the night’s biggest categories while two CMA stalwarts were left off the list entirely. ATC is here to sort out the snubs and flubs and compare the categories to our predictions we made earlier this week. Continue reading
On Tuesday country music newcomers Florida Georgia Line and Sheryl Crow will announce the nominees for the 47th annual CMA Awards live on Good Morning America. Keeping with ATC tradition, and my love for all things awards shows, I will be attempting to predict which artists will land nominations this year.
There’s a popular phrase that can be heard often that goes something like this: if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Well in Jason Aldean’s case, I think it’s time to fix it. The superstar’s newest single, “1994,” pays homage to 90’s star Joe Diffie. Unfortunately for Joe, it’s difficult to tell if the song’s purpose is to glorify his music or to mock some of the singer’s biggest hits. Either way, the single is a complete misfire from one of the genre’s biggest stars. Continue reading
A couple weeks ago I gave my predictions as to who the nominees in the artists categories would be for this year’s CMA Awards. Since we now know that Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum will reveal the nominees live on Good Morning America on September 5th, I’m rounding out the predictions with some of the remaining categories. Continue reading to find out which albums and songs I think will land in the prestigious Album and Song of the Year categories.
Well the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music awards are in the books. Last night the awards show was definitely dressed to fit Las Vegas with plenty of glitz, glamor, and upsets. Here’s ATC’s final wrap up of the night’s big winners as well as how I did with my predictions. Just a heads up, I didn’t do too well.