Author Archives: Jim Casey | @TheJimCasey

The Highwomen, John Prine & More Win 2020 Americana Awards

The Highwomen, John Prine & More Win 2020 Americana Awards

The Americana Music Association announced the winners of the 2020 Americana Honors & Awards on Dec. 15. Winners included The Highwomen (Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Duo/Group of the Year), the late John Prine (Artist of the Year), Black Pumas (Emerging Act of the Year) and Brittany Haas (Instrumentalist of the…MORE

Sam Hunt Indicted by Grand Jury on DUI & Open Container Charges

Sam Hunt Indicted by Grand Jury on DUI & Open Container Charges

Sam Hunt has been indicted by a Davidson County (Tennessee) grand jury to face charges of DUI and an open container violation. Sam was arrested for driving under the influence and having an open container in Nashville on Nov. 21, 2019. The indictment means there is probable cause to charge Sam with a crime(s). Court…MORE

Watch Garth Brooks Perform “Shallow” With Kelly Clarkson

Watch Garth Brooks Perform “Shallow” With Kelly Clarkson

Garth Brooks stopped by The Kelly Clarkson Show on Dec. 14 to chat with the titular host and perform a few songs, including his new single, “Shallow.” The new single, which Garth duets with wife Trisha Yearwood, is featured on his new album, Fun. However, Kelly Clarkson filled in for Trisha—since she was not in…MORE

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Charley Pride

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Charley Pride

Funeral arrangements for Charley Pride have been announced. According to a press release from Charley’s publicist, which you can read below, family and close friends will hold a private wake in Dallas this week, with future plans for a public celebration of life. “Charley Pride’s family and close friends will hold a private wake and…MORE

Chris Lane Scores 3rd No. 1 Single With “Big, Big Plans”

Chris Lane Scores 3rd No. 1 Single With “Big, Big Plans”

Chris Lane scored his third No. 1 single as “Big, Big Plans” topped both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. Penned by Chris, Jacob Durrett and Ernest Keith Smith, the tune marks Chris’ first No. 1 single as a songwriter. Chris wrote and recorded the tune as part of his surprise…MORE

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Lee Brice Stops By Today To Talk with Hoda & Jenna

Lee Brice Stops By Today To Talk with Hoda & Jenna

Lee Brice woke up early Wednesday to stop by Today with Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager. He talked about how his life has changed since the early days of his career, his ACM Award Nominations with Carly Pearce for “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” and of course his new song “Memory I Don’t Mess…

Kane Brown Wins the ACM Award for Video of the Year for “Worldwide Beautiful”

Kane Brown Wins the ACM Award for Video of the Year for “Worldwide Beautiful”

Congrats to Kane Brown on his ACM Video of the Year Award win! During his appearance on CBS This Morning with Gayle King, Tony Dokoupil, and Anthony Mason, Kane was informed by Anthony that his video “Worldwide Beautiful” was an ACM winner. See the moment right here… Country music star @KaneBrown is up for two #ACMAwards…

Eric Church’s Album, Heart, Arrives Friday, April 16th

Eric Church’s Album, Heart, Arrives Friday, April 16th

For his Heart, &, Soul projects, Eric Church wanted to mix up the recording process when it came to making the albums. So, he packed up everything from producer Jay Joyce‘s studio — including Jay, songwriters, studio assistants, and musicians, and headed out of Nashville to North Carolina. Eric says, “I think that by going to…

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