Winners and partakers of No Shave November benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® celebrated their accomplishments on Monday (12/1) during the fourth annual Beard Bash at Nashville’s The Row Kitchen & Pub. This year, more than $145,000 was raised to help St. Jude continue to find cures and save children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. In the past four years, No Shave November has raised over $500,000 to support St. Jude.
Archive | December, 2014
National YoungArts Foundation “Backyard Ball” Honors Jeff Koons and YoungArts Alumni Josh Groban and Chris Young
On Saturday, January 10, 2015 the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will host the organization’s annual Backyard Ball on the YoungArts Campus (2100 Biscayne Boulevard). The 2015 Arison Award Honoree is renowned visual artist Jeff Koons and this year’s Arison Alumni Honorees are Grammy Award-nominated recording artist, singer, songwriter, actor, YoungArts Master Teacher and 1999 YoungArts Winner in Theater, Josh Groban, and Grammy and Country Music Association Award-nominated singer-songwriter and 2003 YoungArts Winner and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, Chris Young.
MULTI PLATINUM-SELLING ARTIST SARA EVANS TO PERFORM ON LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL DECEMBER 9TH DURING “LIVE’S HOLIDAY HITS WEEK”
Multi platinum-selling recording artist Sara Evans, one of the most compelling and authentic vocalists in Country music, will perform the title track off of her recently released holiday album At Christmas on Live with Kelly and Michael Tuesday, December 9th during their “LIVE’s Holiday Hits Week.” Fans can tune-in to ABC at 9am EST (check local listings) to catch Evans’ performance and get in the holiday spirit. Evans, who recently released her second single “Put My Heart Down,” from her critically acclaimed seventh studio albumSlow Me Down, is currently out on the road performing shows across the country. Fans can purchase both albums by going to http://bit.ly/SEAtChristmas and http://smarturl.it/itunesslowmedown.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: COUNTRY MUSIC SENSATION CHASE RICE MADE DEBUT APPEARANCE ON ABC’S JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE MONDAY, DECEMBER
Hailed by AP for a “wholly modern approach on his debut major-label album” and “the clever ways he’s found to enliven this new country trend,” country music star Chase Rice made his debut appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday, December 1, performing his seductive new single “Gonna Wanna Tonight” for the first time on national television as well as his Platinum-certified, Top 5 smash “Ready Set Roll.” Both songs are from Rice’s latest album, Ignite The Night, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums and No. 3 on the all-genres chart.
Superstar entertainers Reba, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn will join forces to launch a one-of-a-kind Country music residency – REBA,BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas – opening June 24, 2015 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Ticketsfor select performances in 2015 go on-sale Dec. 4, at 10A PT.
APA DEALS UP A ROYAL FLUSH OF COUNTRY MUSIC HITMAKERS TO CELEBRATE THE WRANGLER NATIONAL FINALS RODEO IN LAS VEGAS
APA’s Lee Greenwood,Travis Tritt, Charlie Daniels, Little Texas and country music trio, Michaelis, will be front and center at one of the most prestigious entertainment events of the year when all arrive in Las Vegas next week to help celebrate the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
Music industry organization Society of Leaders in Development (SOLID) will donate 5,000 pounds of food to Second Harvest Food Bank and $3,200 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as a result of its 29th annual Turkey Bowl fundraiser. Each year SOLID hosts the event the Saturday before Thanksgiving to give back to the Nashville community during the holidays.
The Henningsens have just released their brand new Christmas cd entitled OUR FAMILY CHRISTMAS available on iTunes right now! Continue Reading →
SCOTT BORCHETTA, President and CEO of the Big Machine Label Group and one of the most successful forces in the music industry today, has joinedAMERICAN IDOL XIV as mentor to help shape the career of the competition’s winner. BORCHETTA’s relationship with the next AMERICAN IDOL will extend past the show’s finale; BORCHETTA’s Big Machine Records will partner with 19 Entertainment and Universal Music Group to oversee the launch of his/her recording career. The winner will join BORCHETTA’s Record label roster of superstar talent, including TAYLOR SWIFT, TIM MCGRAW, REBA, RASCAL FLATTS and FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE.
The AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS, based on country music’s longest-running radio countdown show, “American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks,” which has recognized the best in country radio for more than 40 years, today announced the inaugural event’s finalists. Country megastar Luke Bryandominates the list with seven nods, followed closely by superstar duo Florida Georgia Line, with six. Florida Georgia Line and Kix Brooks made the announcement on Cumulus radio’s nationally syndicated show, “America’s Morning Show with Blair Garner.”
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