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Posted January 31st, 2014 @ 6:19am

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Taylor Swift may not have won a GRAMMY last weekend, but she certainly saw sales for her song “All Too Well” rise at an outstanding rate of 16,062% after she performed it. Kacey Musgraves saw her GRAMMY performance song “Follow Your Arrow” jump 644% in its sales rank.

 

 

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s All for the Hall benefit concert is returning to the West Coast for the first time in three years. The event, which was held in New Your City last year, will take place on March 4th in Los Angeles. Click the logo above to grab tickets!

 

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Trace Adkins will hit the big screen again this spring in Mom’s Night Out, which celebrates parenting and the need for adult conversation. Trace plays a character by the name of “Bones”, who has a checkered past and a lot of wisdom. Mom’s Night Out will land in theaters in May.

 

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In more Trace news...Just two weeks after checking himself into a Florida treatment center for alcohol abuse, Trace Adkins has checked himself out. Trace left rehab to be by his seriously ill father’s side. When his father recovers, Trace will decide whether to return to the Florida facility or seek outpatient care in Nashville.

 

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Just in case you were wondering…Chris Young’s pick for the Super Bowl is Denver…and he’ll be watching the game from a sports bar in Las Vegas. Chris says he’s laying a ton of money on the Broncos and hopes what happens in Vegas – comes home with him in his wallet!

 

Tyler Farr premiered his music video for his new song “Whiskey in My Water” this week. The highly anticipated video is the follow up to his “Redneck Crazy” video - which had a combined 11 million views and featured guest stars Willie Robertson, Lee Brice and Colt Ford.

 

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There is only one artist that could sell 240,000 tickets in 90 minutes! That’s how quickly tickets were sold to the Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event in Ireland. All three dates are now SOLD OUT. This is the first time that an artist has sold out three dates at Croke Park in one day.

 

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Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert and Justin Moore are among the country artists taking part in a Motley Crue tribute album scheduled for release this summer. The Eli Young Band, Cassadee Pope and LeAnn Rimes will also make appearances on the album. More participating artists will be announced in the months ahead.

 

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In case you missed the Academy of Country Music Nominations…Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw lead the pack of nominees! They each have 7! To see a full list of ACM nominees, see below... The ACM Awards will air live from Vegas March 6th on CBS.

 

Full list of nominees:

 

Entertainer of the Year

Luke Bryan

Miranda Lambert

Blake Shelton

George Strait

Taylor Swift

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jason Aldean

Lee Brice

Luke Bryan

Blake Shelton

Keith Urban

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

Sheryl Crow

Miranda Lambert

Kacey Musgraves

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

 

Vocal Group of the Year

Eli Young Band

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

The Band Perry

Zac Brown Band

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Big & Rich

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Love and Theft

Thompson Square

 

New Artist of the Year (previously announced semi-finalists)

Lee Brice

Brett Eldredge

Tyler Farr

Justin Moore

Kip Moore

Kacey Musgraves

Thomas Rhett

Parmalee

 

Single Record of the Year [Award To Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]

“Cruise” – Florida Georgia Line Producer: Joey Moi Record Label: Republic Nashville

“Highway Don’t Care” – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw Record Label: Big Machine Records

I Drive Your Truck” – Lee Brice Producers: Lee Brice, Kyle Jacobs, Matt McClure Record Label: Curb Records

“Mama’s Broken Heart” – Miranda Lambert Producers: Chuck Ainlay, Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf Record Label: RCA Nashville

“Wagon Wheel” – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum Producer: Frank Rogers Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

 

Song of the Year [Award To Composer(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]

“Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)” – Gary Allan Songwriters: Gary Allan, Hillary Lindsey, Matthew Warren Publishers: Always Alone Songs (ASCAP), Crystal Beach Music (BMI), Raylene Music (ASCAP)

“I Drive Your Truck” – Lee Brice Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Jimmy Yeary Publishers: Beattyville Music (BMI), EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), Great Day At This Music (BMI), Happy Tears Music (ASCAP), Vistaville Music (ASCAP), Watch This Girl Publishing (BMI)

“Mama’s Broken Heart” – Miranda Lambert Songwriters: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves Publishers: 351 Music (BMI), Crazy Water Music (ASCAP), Little Blue Egg (ASCAP), Songs of Parallel (ASCAP), Vista Loma Music (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

“Mine Would Be You” – Blake Shelton Songwriters: Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, Deric Ruttan Publishers: Doc and Maggie Music (ASCAP), EMI Blackwood Music, Inc. (BMI), Get A Load Of This Music (ASCAP), Great Day At This Music (BMI), Hopeless Rose Music (ASCAP), Vistaville Music (ASCAP), Watch This Girl Publishing (BMI), WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)

“Wagon Wheel” – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum Songwriters: Bob Dylan, Ketch Secor Publishers: Blood Donor Music (BMI), Special Rider Music (SESAC)

 

Video of the Year [Award To Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award)

“Better Dig Two” – The Band Perry Producer: Eric Williams Director: Declan Whitebloom

“Blowin’ Smoke” – Kacey Musgraves Producer: Josh Goldstein Director: Honey

“Highway Don’t Care” – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban Producers: Tameron Hedge, Chandra LaPlume Director: Shane Drake

“I Drive Your Truck” – Lee Brice Producer: Karen Martin Director: Eric Welch

“Mama’s Broken Heart” – Miranda Lambert Producer: Reagan Rosson Director: Trey Fanjoy “Two Black Cadillacs” – Carrie Underwood Producer: Steve Lamar Director: P.R. Brown

 

Vocal Event of the Year [Award To Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company] *(Off Camera Award)

“Boys ‘Round Here” – Blake Shelton Featuring Pistol Annies & Friends Producer: Scott Hendricks Record Label: Warner Bros. Records

“Cruise (Remix)” – Florida Georgia Line Featuring Nelly Producers: Joey Moi, Jason Nevins Record Label: Republic Nashville

“Highway Don’t Care” – Tim McGraw Featuring Taylor Swift & Keith Urban Producers: Byron Gallimore, Tim McGraw Record Label: Big Machine Records

“Wagon Wheel” – Darius Rucker Featuring Lady Antebellum Producer: Frank Rogers Record Label: Capitol Records Nashville

“We Were Us” – Keith Urban And Miranda Lambert Producers: Nathan Chapman, Keith Urban Record Labels: Capitol Records Nashville, Hit Red Records, RCA Nashville

 

 

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