Carrie Underwood is no stranger to strong performances, and last night’s American Music Awards was no exception! The Checotah Cherub gave an amazing, even by her standards, rendition of her latest single “Spinning Bottles” to a stunned crowd that cemented her place in music legacy among the likes of Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, and Reba McEntire. You can catch Carrie Underwood in all her Cry Pretty glory on the 2019 Cry Pretty 360 tour, with tickets available at CountryMusicOnTour.com
CMT IS SPOTLIGHTING MULTIPLE GENRES AND GENERATIONS AT “2018 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR” WITH SEVEN NEW PERFORMANCES.
HONOREES CARRIE UNDERWOOD, MIRANDA LAMBERT, KELSEA BALLERINI, MAREN MORRIS, LITTLE BIG TOWN’S KAREN FAIRCHILD AND KIMBERLY SCHLAPMAN AND LADY ANTEBELLUM’S HILLARY SCOTT ARE SET TO PERFORM AT THE OCTOBER 17TH CELEBRATION WHICH WILL AIR ON CMT AT 8 O’CLOCK EASTERN TIME.
This weekend country superstar, Carrie Underwood, opened up to CBS Sunday Morning about her coming 2nd child and all of the heartache that came before this pregnancy. Continue reading
CMT will honor the ladies of Country music with its first-ever all-female “ARTISTS OF THE YEAR” special, set to premiere WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17th on CMT-TV at 8pm eastern. The 90-minute program will feature CARRIE UNDERWOOD, MIRANDA LAMBERT, KELSEA BALLERINI, MAREN MORRIS, KAREN FAIRCHILD and KIMBERLY SCHLAPMAN of LITTLE BIG TOWN, and LADY ANTEBELLUM’s HILLARY SCOTT, as well as more surprise guests. Continue reading
The highly-anticipated release of Carrie Underwood’s new album, “Cry Pretty” is almost upon us and we’ve got your advanced tracks right here at Country Music News Blog dot com! Continue reading
CAPITOL NASHVILLE’s CARRIE UNDERWOOD has unveiled plans for a 2019 tour, “THE CRY PRETTY TOUR 360.” Joining UNDERWOOD on the road will be WHEELHOUSE RECORDS trio RUNAWAY JUNE and MERCURY NASHVILLE duo MADDIE & TAE. Tickets will go on sale next FRIDAY, AUGUST 17th at CountryMusicOnTour.com. “THE CRY PRETTY TOUR 360” will be in support of UNDERWOOD’s album, “Cry Pretty,” which is set to release FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th. Why the delay in touring? UNDERWOOD made another surprise announcement this morning during a video she shared to FACEBOOK. Find out her bundle of great news in the video here:
CAPITOL NASHVILLE’s CARRIE UNDERWOOD will be honored with the Hero Award at the upcoming RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS being held FRIDAY, JUNE 22nd at the DOLBY THEATRE at HOLLYWOOD & HIGHLAND CENTER in HOLLYWOOD. A special telecast of the sixth annual show, “2018 RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS,” will air on SATURDAY, JUNE 23rd at 8p (ET/PT) on DISNEY CHANNEL as well as multiple DISNEY-branded platforms. UNDERWOOD will be recognized for her generosity, humanitarian efforts, and dedication to supporting a myriad of charities. Additionally, UNDERWOOD is scheduled to perform “The Champion” with LUDACRIS.
Carrie Underwood is BACK and better than ever with her release of the official video for the tearjerker anthem “Cry Pretty“. You can catch Carrie Underwood returning to American Idol and a superstar guest mentor on May 13th. Underwood will also perform her hit single, “Cry Pretty,” which Underwood co-wrote and co-produced, and debuted in its first week sales at #1 in the U.S. all-genres, topping the iTunes Top Songs charts in 12 countries. The new album – her first for Capitol Records Nashville – will be released on September 14, marking the first time she has co-produced her own album.
Lead Single and Title Track is No.1 Most Added Single at Country Radio and Has Already Topped iTunes Top Songs Charts in 12 Countries Multi-platinum global superstar Carrie Underwood will release Cry Pretty, her first studio album on Capitol Records Nashville on September 14. The title track and lead single was released worldwide on April 11 and is the most added song at Country radio this week. “Cry Pretty” has already topped the iTunes Top Songs charts in 12 countries and quickly racked up over 1.3 million streams in the U.S. with only two days of reporting. In addition to co-writing the single with Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, and Liz Rose (aka The Love Junkies), Carrie is co-producing her album with fellow writer/producer David Garcia. Underwood says, “At this point in my career, I feel stronger and more creative than ever. I think you can hear that in this new album. It’s emotional, it’s soulful, it’s real, and we also have some fun on there too. I hope everyone loves it as much as I have loved making it.” On Sunday night at the 53rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards™, Underwood took home her 14th career ACM Award for Vocal Event of the Year for “The Fighter,” her collaboration with Keith Urban, after bringing the audience to their feet with her emotional performance of “Cry Pretty.” Billboard ranked the “vocal dynamo” performance as the best of the night, touting “this is how you do an award show performance” while Rolling Stone noted that Underwood “channeled her inner country-soul diva” during the “knockout rendition.” Underwood, who is a seven-time Grammy Award winner, gives fans an intimate look inside her recording and co-producing process for Cry Pretty in this exclusive album trailer.
Time to grab a cowboy hat and buckle up for a wild ride! One of the biggest nights in country music is just a two-step away; this Sunday country music fans across the country will gather round to watch the Academy of Country Music Awards. The highly anticipated event will host country music’s biggest stars, alongside some promising up-and-coming new artists, to honor this year in country music. Who will take home the big awards of the night? YouTube has predicted who will be the winners at this year’s ACM’s based on YouTube video view counts for each of the nominees. See below for predictions on who will take home the awards on Sunday night. YouTube ACM Award Predictions Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan https://www.youtube.com/user/LukeBryan Female Vocalist of the Year Carrie Underwood https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBxZZfQ8R2xtk0YEU1d8l4Q Male Vocalist of the Year Chris Stapleton https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsdXkstc8jFC3zpMYdEz_zA Vocal Duo of the Year Florida Georgia Line https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRlwyGpIzfhZ6Rdj8mAVyEQ Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTtphRK-UT2pm4oPNy3GeGQ Song of the Year “Body Like a Back Road” by Sam Hunt Single Record of the Year “Body Like A Back Road,” Sam Hunt Vocal Event of the Year Kane Brown Featuring Lauren Alaina – “What Ifs” Video of the Year Dierks Bentley – “Black” *Methodology: US YouTube Music Insights data throughout the eligibility period (November 24, 2016 through December 31, 2017). View counts include official videos, lyric videos, remixes, art tracks and fan uploads. Best New Video calculations are based on the official music video US view counts during the eligibility period.