Miranda Lambert has set herself up with six nominations from the upcoming 2014 CMT Music Awards -- with an impressive set of music over the last year. The announcement for the nominations on the upcoming awards ceremony were released earlier on Monday, May 5th.
The country music star landed more nominations than any other musicians for the event -- two of which are for her independent work from "Automatic" , another two for her collaboration with Keith Urban on “We Were Us," and two more as a member of Pistol Annies.
"Well, I love that those are for collaborative efforts," Urban said. "That's extremely gratifying."
Urban and Taylor Swift tied with four nominations each, while Blake Shelton and Hunter Hayes each nabbed three. Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw, Eric Church, Kacey Musgraves and Lady Antebellum all secured two nominations apiece.
Other nominees include Brett Eldredge, Cole Swindell, Dan + Shay, David Nail, Dierks Bentley, the Eli Young Band, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Little Big Town, Randy Houser, Rascal Flatts, Sheryl Crow, Thompson Square, Tyler Farr, Willie Nelson and the Zac Brown Band. Additionally, nominations also went to Fall Out Boy, Jason Mraz, Lionel Richie, Neil Young, Nelly and OneRepublic for their collaborations with country artists.
The 2014 CMT Music Awards will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on June 4 at 8 p.m. ET. Performers, presenters and this year's host will all be announced in the coming weeks, according to the CMT.com web site.
Fans can vote on CMT.com and mobile devices to determine the winners. Voting for the awards begins today on CMT.com and continues through Sunday, June 1 at midnight ET.
Readers can go here for a complete list of nominees.
Grammy Award winner Miranda Lambert will perform as part the pre-game festivities at this year’s Belk Bowl.
The 13th annual Belk Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 30 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The bowl game, sponsored by Charlotte-based retailer Belk Inc., pits teams from the Atlantic Coast Championship and Southeastern Conference.
Prior to the bowl game, Belk sponsors an event called Fan Fest. That free event is open to the public and begins at noon.
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Aug 14 2014, 12:23pm CDT
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Miranda Lambert NOT Pregnant, Despite Report (EXCLUSIVE) — Miranda Lambert is NOT pregnant. — Star magazine has a new cover story claiming she's pregnant. — It even makes it seem as though she's saying, “I'm Finally Pregnant!” — But it's all a lie. — Lamber ... Source: wesmirch
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Aug 14 2014, 11:35am CDT
To say it was a headache to try to get merch listed on Spotify through Topspin’s ArtistLink is an understatement. Since Spotify announced this partnership with Topspin this past December, I’ve been attempting to get merch listed on my Spotify artist profile. To no avail. I even worked with someone at Spotify directly to streamline this process. No luck.
So when Spotify announced their partnership with BandPage today to ... Source: Digital Music News
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Aug 13 2014, 2:14pm CDT
Spotify has announced a new partnership with BandPage which promises to ‘give musicians powerful new ways to sell directly to their fans’.
The tie-up means artists can not only sell traditional items such as merchandise on their Spotify channel, but also flog secret shows and other exclusive artist-to-fan offers.
Examples that are already on offer include a presale and exclusive online concert offer from Ariana Grande and a one-of-a-kind beer cooler and t-shirt ... Source: Music Week
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Aug 13 2014, 8:25am CDT
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