COUNTRY MUSIC

  • Miranda Lambert makes history at Country Music Association Awards 2014 November 6, 2014

    Nashville: Miranda Lambert has reached new heights as a female country performer: The fiery singer is the most decorated female artist in the history of the Country Music Association Awards. Lambert's four wins Wednesday night gives the 30-year-old a total of 11 CMA trophies throughout her career, putting her ahead of...
  • Country Music Awards: George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban lead the winners April 7, 2014

    Las Vegas: Country music veteran George Strait and singer Miranda Lambert led the winners at the 49th Academy of Country Music awards, while the genre's biggest names, including Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum, Eric Church and Keith Urban, sang their hits. Strait, 61, won the night's top prize of Entertainer of the...
  • Singer Mindy McCready dies in apparent suicide February 18, 2013

    Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday in Arkansas in an apparent suicide. She was 37. The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that McCready was found dead at a residence in Heber Springs from what...
  • Blake Shelton dominates Country Music awards November 2, 2012

    Nashville: Blake Shelton dominated the Country Music Association awards on Thursday, taking home three trophies, including the coveted entertainer of the year prize, on country music's biggest night. Shelton, 36, whose popularity has rocketed since he became a judge in 2011 on the TV singing contest 'The Voice,' also won male...
  • Taylor Swift named country musician of the year November 10, 2011

    Los Angeles: Taylor Swift won the top honor at the Country Music Association awards show on Wednesday, taking the trophy for entertainer of the year for the second time. The 21yearold country pop crossover artist, whose 'Speak Now' album is one of the year's bestsellers, beat veterans Brad Paisley, Blake...
  • Carrie Underwood: Entertainer of the Year April 20, 2010

    Singer Carrie Underwood has bagged the Entertainer of the Year award at the Academy of Country Music Awards. She has become the first woman to win the entertainer of the year title over two consecutive years. Underwood got the maximum votes from the fans among the list of Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney,...