Baylee Littrell, the 16-year-old son of the Backstreet Boys’ Brian Littrell, has had a hat hanging in his bedroom in Alpharetta, Georgia for the past two years. And it belongs to Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley. On the eve of his debut country album release, 770-Country, Littrell told me why that hat was kind of... Read more »
Technically, Luke Combs didn’t win the CMA Award for entertainer of the year on Wednesday night (Nov. 13), and yet, he was still winning. Because as Garth Brooks accepted that particular trophy, he said that the award had Combs’ name on it down the road. And to Combs, that alone felt like a win. “I... Read more »
After Blake Shelton picked up his CMA Award for single of the year, he headed backstage to bask in the glory of “God’s Country.” And the first thing he talked about was the message of the song, written by Hardy, Devin Dawson and Jordan Schmidt. “You know, kind of where we are right now and... Read more »
Ashley McBryde visits the press room after winning a CMA Awards for best new aritst.
See photos of red carpet arrivals at the 2019 CMA Awards
All of the night’s big winners — indicated in bold — are in at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards. The Country Music Association announced the winners on Wednesday night (Nov. 13) when the CMA Awards, hosted by Carrie Underwood with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, aired live from Nashville on ABC. Entertainer... Read more »