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Podcast 53

In the latest musical offering from CMNI we talk to Jordan Davis about his latest single, Eric Church about his new album and chat briefly about this year’s C2C lineup! Also featuring music from Alabama, Little Big Town and Chris Stapleton.

 

Podcast 51 – CMA Nominee Special

With the nominations just out for the 52nd annual CMA awards yesterday, we take time to recap the successful candidates with some of their music along the way.

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Billboard Music Award Winners 2018

Billboard music awards as always has a mega range of artists and performances and those who were country influenced did not disappoint! Winners included Maren Morris for Top Country Female Artist, Florida Georgia Line for Top Country Duo/Group Artist, and Luke Bryan for Top Country Tour. Stay tuned to Taste of Country throughout the NBC telecast of the awards, as we will update the list of official winners throughout the night! Not only will we be watching the country-specific categories, but some all-genre categories in which country artists just might come home as a winner within!

2018 Billboard Music Awards Winners:
Billboard Chart Achievement Award:
Camila Cabello — WINNER!
Cardi B
Drake
Sam Hunt
Ed Sheeran

Top Billboard 200 Artist:
Drake — WINNER!
Kendrick Lamar
Ed Sheeran
Chris Stapleton
Taylor Swift

Top Country Artist:
Kane Brown
Luke Combs
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton — WINNER!

Top Country Male Artist:
Sam Hunt
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton — WINNER!

Top Country Female Artist:
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris — WINNER!

Top Country Duo/Group Artist:
Florida Georgia Line — WINNER!
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

Top Country Tour:
Luke Bryan — WINNER!
Florida Georgia Line
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Top Selling Album:
Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.
Pink, Beautiful Trauma
Ed Sheeran, ÷(Divide)
Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 1
Taylor Swift, Reputation — WINNER!

Top Country Album:
Kane Brown, Kane Brown
Luke Combs, This One’s for You
Thomas Rhett, Life Changes
Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 1 — WINNER!
Brett Young, Brett Young

Top Selling Song:
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito” — WINNER!
Sam Hunt “Body Like a Back Road”
Imagine Dragons “Believer”
Imagine Dragons “Thunder”
Ed Sheeran “Perfect”

Top Country Song:
Kane Brown ft. Lauren Alaina, “What Ifs”
Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road” — WINNER!
Dustin Lynch, “Small Town Boy”
Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, “Meant to Be”
Brett Young, “In Case You Didn’t Know”

Chris and Morgane Stapleton’s Double Delight

Chris and Morgane Stapleton were pleased to announce the birth of two little boys at the weekend. The couple reports that the twins are happy and healthy at home. Reba McEntire announced their arrival live during Sunday’s (April 15) ACM Awards in Las Vegas.

The babies made their social media debut back on Tuesday (April 17) afternoon in a timeless black and white image snuggled up against mum.

“We would like to say a special thank you to all the incredible nurses and doctors at Centennial Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Nashville,” Morgane wrote. “At more than a month early, we had a week-long stay in the NICU, and the incredible people there kept our boys healthy and happy. Words cannot express our gratitude for you all and what you did for our family.”

Stapleton was with his family on ACM Awards night. His three wins were in two categories, male vocalist and album of the year for From A Room: Volume 1. Chris Stapleton features in our latest podcast talking about how he came up with the name for the “From a Room” albums. You can check it out here

ACM Awards 2018 – The Winners

Country Music returned to Las Vegas for the first time since the tragic events of the 1st October last year. Aldean opened the 53rd Academy of Country Music awards along with Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett and Luke Bryan.

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Grammys – full round up of all the big Country winners

It’s the music industries biggest night of the year, a night where all genres are represented, all under one roof, But last night (Jan 28), the Grammys turned out to be the biggest night for one country star, Chris Stapleton.

 

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