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Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks Among ACM 50th Anniversary Milestone Award Recipients

Brooks & Dunn, Reba, Miranda Lambert, George Strait and Kenny Chesney are also among the seven artists honored by the Academy of Country Music with its 50th Anniversary Milestone Award.

03/25/2015

(Courtesy of Capitol Records Nashville)

Dierks Bentley Hosting ACM Charity Motorcycle Ride & Concert

The ride will take place April 18 starting in Dallas.

03/18/2015

Garth Brooks (Photo by Mark Tucker, courtesy Nancy Seltzer & Associates)

ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Garth Brooks

When it came time to emerge from his self-imposed retirement, Brooks chose to do so in a big—no, wait, make that HUGE—way. Watch our ACM Entertainer of the Year video profile.

03/17/2015

Jason Aldean

ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Jason Aldean

Aldean broke new musical ground again this year with his R&B-flavored hit single “Burnin’ It Down,” and the fans loved it.

03/17/2015

Miranda Lambert

ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Miranda Lambert

Lambert put out a classic album, raised money for dogs and opened a bed & breakfast. What did you do last year?

03/17/2015

Florida Georgia Line Brian Tyler

ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Florida Georgia Line

It’s Florida Georgia Line’s first year being nominated for Entertainer of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards, but no one is surprised they made the cut.

03/17/2015

Luke Bryan

ACM Entertainer of the Year Nominee 2015: Luke Bryan

“Looking back, it’s truly an amazing year for me,” Bryan says.

03/17/2015

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw (Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Behind the Song: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – ‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s’

When Jaren Johnston, Tom Douglas and Jeffrey Steele initially wrote the ACM Award-nominated song “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” they never intended for it to be a duet.

03/17/2015

(Courtesy: UMG Nashville)

Behind the Song: Keith Urban – ‘Cop Car’

“Never have I heard the song written from the point of view of a guy who’s in the back of a cop car with handcuffs on, watching a girl go completely redneck crazy at the cops,” Keith Urban said.

03/16/2015

(Courtesy of Capitol Records Nashville)

Behind the Song: Dierks Bentley – ‘Drunk on a Plane’

One of 2014’s biggest country hits was almost a song about a hurricane.

03/16/2015

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