Los Angeles – (March 23, 2020) – AXS TV, the premier cable channel for music-themed content in the United States, brings the ultimate concert experience home—giving viewers front row seats to iconic performances from some of the industry’s most influential artists with a week of show-stopping sets from Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Stevie Nicks, The Eagles, Meat Loaf, and more, airing March 23 through March 29. Though live concerts have been postponed during this time, AXS TV is committed to providing viewers with a place to come and enjoy the absolute best in music-themed programming, bringing them closer to their favorite artists with acclaimed documentaries, candid interviews, unforgettable concerts and more, airing each and every day. The following list has been carefully curated, offering star-studded specials and hit-packed concerts for those music connoisseurs craving the magic that only live performances can provide. Sit down, tune in, and rock out!
GONE WEST featuring Colbie Caillat announced the June 12 release of their debut album Canyons during their performance this week on the Today Show. The album is available for pre-save with an instant grat track, “Slow Down”. Additionally they stopped by Yahoo Build Series to discuss the album, songwriting process, and band origin. Their debut EP “Tides”, and single “What Could’ve Been” shot up the iTunes country charts immediately following their performance. WATCH THEIR “TODAY” PERFORMANCE Gone West is comprised of Multi Grammy-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Colbie Caillat, multiplatinum songwriter, Grammy winning songwriter & Caillat collaborator Jason Reeves, Hawaiian recording artist Justin Kawika Young (11 #1s in Hawaii) and Academy of Country Music and CMT Award nominee Nelly Joy.
BLUEGRASS NOW! To Premiere Nationally On PBS Through March 2020 Hosted by Rhonda Vincent and Jim Lauderdale, the all-star lineup features Alison Brown, Becky Buller, Dan Tyminski, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Larry Sparks, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Missy Raines, and Molly Tuttle in a grand celebration of bluegrass music February 27, 2020 – Owensboro, KY – Ever since Bill Monroe stormed out of Kentucky 75 years ago with a hot new take on traditional tunes, bluegrass music’s metric drive and high lonesome sound has thrilled and inspired audiences around the world. That bluegrass high energy and soulfulness was captured live in December of 2019 at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Owensboro, Kentucky for BLUEGRASS NOW!, a nationally televised PBS special premiered Saturday, February 29.
Go behind-the-scenes with country music entertainer, TV host and Army Veteran Craig Morgan in his new docuseries, Craig’s World. Premiering March 5 on Circle Network, Craig’s World follows Craig at home and on the road as he and his tight-knit family navigate triumphs and challenges while developing businesses, writing hit songs and balancing a country music career. Highlights from the first season include running his first half-marathon, the birth of his granddaughter, teaching his grandson to ride his first dirt bike, and the chaos of a concert and appearance calendar that leaves no room for travel delays!
STAR-STUDDED LIST OF PERFORMERS & PRESENTERS REVEALED FOR “2019 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR” Bobby Bones, Chrissy Metz, Johnny Galacki, Lady Antebellum, Lauren Akins, Lonnie Chavis, Maddie & Tae, Sam Hunt, Vince Gill & More Added to Lineup for 10th Annual Special Premiering LIVE from Nashville on Wednesday, October 16 at 8pm ET/PT on CMT
On September 21st, singer-songwriter Rory Feek celebrated the release of an album and DVD set that is one part love letter to his late wife Joey and one part chronicle of their Grammy-winning career as a country music duo. The Singer And The Song: The Best of Joey + Rory is a collection of more than a dozen of their most beloved hits, while the two-and-a-half hour long DVD provides an up-close-and-personal look at their timeless love story. Find out more about it at Country Music News Blog dot com Continue reading
The Judds return to national television October 12 as they provide “Pickler & Ben” an exclusive walk through of their exhibit, The Judds: Dream Chasers, at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. Naomi and Wynonna provide hosts Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron in-depth stories about The Judds’ rare artifacts, original manuscripts, unpublished photos and keepsake costumes on display. Continue reading
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