In Nashville last night (Nov. 4), another ‘Icon’ was born.
In the spirit of the holidays, several artists have joined forces for a good cause.
Voting for the awards end Dec. 4, followed by the ceremony in January.
The shows will take place Jan. 15-17.
Gorley was named 2014′s Songwriter of the Year, while Song of the Year went to Thomas Rhett’s “It Goes Like This.”
Blackberry Smoke are gearing up to release a new album. Holding All the Roses, the band’s first on Rounder Records, will be available on Feb. 10.
Chase Bryant boards a train for his debut music video for current single “Take It On Back.”
“I think it’s a bit of an illusion as to who likes what kind of music. Just cause you’re a country artist doesn’t mean you don’t like rock and roll, and just because you’re playing rock and roll doesn’t mean you don’t like country.” – Patrick Simmons
Swift’s switch to pop didn’t just have an affect on her sound—more electronics, less banjo—it also tweaked her songwriting style.