Our concert diva Barbara Ann gives you the scoop on the best country concerts and artists coming to the Amp in 2014. Artists include: Lady A, Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and more.
“I feel like women in my grandmother’s generation were expected to put on a pretty face and not really show their crazy sides,” Kacey Musgraves said, describing the ideas behind the three-time ACM-Award nominated song she cowrote with Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally. “Now, it’s a bit different.”
This year, the country singers will team up for a co-headlining tour, which marks the first time the two have ever toured together.
“I heard the first few licks of the song and I didn’t know how it would affect me. I’m not always super emotional. When I heard the first part of the song I just started bawling my eyes out.”
Additional major nominees include Lee Brice, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker. And who are this year’s Entertainer of the Year nominees?
Singing along to your new songs while sipping beer on your tour bus? Then posting the results online? It’s a novel way to preview your album…and it works. Watch Bentley go track by track through the songs on ‘Riser’ in an intimate, laid-back listening session.
Behind the Scenes at the 2014 GRAMMYS with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Daft Punk, Kacey Musgraves & More
What goes on behind the scenes at the GRAMMYs? Hear what winners such as Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Nile Rodgers, Kacey Musgraves, Darius Rucker & more had to say, and find out which artist brought the press room to tears.
This year it seemed like the words “And the GRAMMY goes too” were hardly uttered during the night’s live broadcast, leaving plenty of room for the performances, which there were 20 of. All of which we ranked.
Kudos to Kacey Musgraves & Taylor Swift; what were you thinkings to Macklemore, Ryan Lewis & Pharrell’s hat.
Steven Tyler, P!nk, Lady Gaga, Sara Bareilles, Zac Brown, Miranda Lambert, Miguel and Alicia Keys were among the many artists who paid tribute last night to one of the greatest songwriters of popular music.