“It’s a pretty dark song,” he said. “I’m not afraid of trying things. It’s a song I believe in, but it pushed the album release back about four months.”
“I heard the first few licks of the song and I didn’t know how it would affect me. I’m not always super emotional. When I heard the first part of the song I just started bawling my eyes out.”
Additional artists receiving multiple nominations include Lee Brice, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker. See the nomination list, including all the 2014 Entertainer of the Year nominees.
Singing along to your new songs while sipping beer on your tour bus? Then posting the results online? It’s a novel way to preview your album…and it works. Watch Bentley go track by track through the songs on ‘Riser’ in an intimate, laid-back listening session.
Behind the Scenes at the 2014 GRAMMYS with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Daft Punk, Kacey Musgraves & More
What goes on behind the scenes at the GRAMMYs? Hear what winners such as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Nile Rodgers, Kacey Musgraves, Darius Rucker & more had to say, and find out which artist brought the press room to tears.
This year it seemed like the words “And the GRAMMY goes too” were hardly uttered during the night’s live broadcast, leaving plenty of room for the performances, which there were 20 of. All of which we ranked.
The ladies of Radio.com got together to chat about the best, worst and weirdest fashion that the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards had to offer.
Steven Tyler, P!nk, Lady Gaga, Sara Bareilles, Zac Brown, Miranda Lambert and Alicia Keys were among the many artists who paid tribute last night to one of the greatest songwriters of popular music.
“When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ because I’m out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I’m really glad that was my first thing to say to the world.”
This is the first time the two have performed together since 2009 at a benefit for David Lynch.
The Academy of Country Music announced the eight semi-finalists for the fan-voted New Artist of the Year category at the upcoming 49th Academy of Country Music Awards. See which artists made the list.
Q&A: ‘Strawberry Wine’ Singer Deana Carter on Her New Album, Writing with Kacey Musgraves & Watching ‘Nashville’
“It was hugely important, writing with new artists and seeing their passion and drive, the freshness. It was so inspiring for me,” Deana Carter said of writing with Kacey Musgraves.
Watch a behind-the-scenes look at Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow” video shoot, exclusively on Radio.com.
Brandy Clark battled for two years to get her record out, but it’s now topping off a banner year for the singer/songwriter, who doesn’t mind bending the usually traditional genre’s rules a little bit.
“To me, country music has always been about real life, real things,” she said.