2020 ACM Awards: The Full List Of Nominees

The 2020 ACM Awards nominations were announced, with Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett leading the nominations with five each. Morris’ sophomore album, Girl, and Rhett’s latest album, Center Point Road, are two of the most successful releases in 2019. Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber, Blake Shelton and Old Dominion are all multiple nominees, in addition to Eric Church, …

Jimmie Allen And Noah Cyrus Team Up For New Duet “This Is Us”

Jimmie Allen has dropped “This Is Us,” a crossover collaboration with Noah Cyrus.  Allen, 33, and Cyrus, 20, teased the song in November on the SESAC Nashville Music Awards red carpet, when Allen mentioned he had a special duet on the way. “Her dad was and still is one of my favorite country artists of …

Chris Evans In Talks To Star In “Little Shop Of Horrors” Remake

Captain America” star Chris Evans is in talks to star in the ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ remake. Evans is being lined up to play dentist Orin Scrivello in the movie. ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ tells the story of Seymour Krelborn, a florist who works in a flower shop located on ‘Skid Row’ in New York, …

ABC Planning ‘Bachelor’ Dating Spin-Off Show For Seniors

The producers of the hit ABC reality dating show The Bachelor are looking for seniors for a new dating show. According to ABC’s casting page, producers “are looking for active and outgoing single men and women IN THEIR GOLDEN YEARS for a new exciting dating show!” The new series was teased during a casting call …

Metallica Cancels Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life Festival Appearances To Focus On James Hetfield’s Recovery

Metallica have pulled out of the Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life festivals, as James Hetfield continues to work on his recovery after his recent stint in rehab. James Hetfield released a statement detailing the news, saying in part, “As part of my continuing effort to get and stay healthy, I have critical recovery events …

Tool Announce North American Tour This Spring

Tool have announced more tour dates for 2020, kicking off this spring into the early part of summer. Tool’s live shows are one of the hottest tickets out there, due to the band’s long awaited and critically acclaimed album Fear Inoculum.  Blonde Redhead are set to open shows between April 16 and May 5, while Acid …

Carrie Underwood Becomes Emotional As ‘Cry Pretty’ Is Certified Platinum

Carrie Underwood was overcome with emotion when presented with a plaque certifying Cry Pretty as a Platinum album. Underwood was surprised by her record label team with the honor at the end of a conversation at CRS in Nashville last week. UMG Nashville president Cindy Mabe honored Underwood, and with label CEO Mike Dungan on …

Sam Hunt Earns 6th No. 1 Single With “Kinfolks”

Sam Hunt has earned his sixth No. 1 single with “Kinfolks,” hitting the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. “Kinfolks” is the lead single from Hunt’s upcoming sophomore album, Southside, due out April 3rd. Hunt’s sophomore album will follow his 2014 debut project, Montevallo, which gave us the …

Tom Cruise’s “Mission: Impossible 7” Halts Filming In Italy Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

Paramount Pictures said that production of the latest film in the “Mission: Impossible” series starring Tom Cruise has been stopped in Italy following the coronavirus outbreak. The seventh installment of the franchise was scheduled to shoot in Venice for three weeks, the first location for production. A Paramount spokesperson said in a statement, “Out of …

Kelly Clarkson Returns To Host 2020 Billboard Music Awards

Singer and “Voice” coach Kelly Clarkson is returning to host the 2020 Billboard Music Awards for the third time in a row. Clarkson said in a statement to Billboard, “I’m thrilled to be back with my Billboard family. I love being part of an event that celebrates our greatest artists and entertains our fans. This …