From ChoiceCuts to Choice Music Prize: the best rock and pop this week – Irish Times


Irish Times

From ChoiceCuts to Choice Music Prize: the best rock and pop this week
Irish Times
Emmylou's music is perhaps too subtle, too worn and world-weary for tastes that veer closer to Kacey Musgraves (who headlines Friday), Little Big Town (who headline Saturday), and Faith Hill & Tim McGraw (who co-headline Sunday), but there is still a ...

53rd Annual ACM Awards Nominations: Shocks and Snubs – Sounds Like Nashville


Sounds Like Nashville

53rd Annual ACM Awards Nominations: Shocks and Snubs
Sounds Like Nashville
At least the ladies can find solidarity within Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman from Little Big Town with their nomination for The Breaker. Kip Moore: He notched a No. 1 single with “More Girls Like You,” released his latest record SLOWHEART and ...

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Little Big Town: Roses Are White, Carpet Is Red

Even though Little Big Town didn’t make it to the Grammy Premiere Ceremony on Sunday afternoon (Jan. 28) to pick up their trophy for country duo/group performance for “Better Man,” they stopped on the red carpet to share their excitement over the win. “It means everything. It means so much when your peers and the... Read more »

Alison Krauss, Little Big Town and More Join MusiCares Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

Brandi Carlile, Jerry Douglas, Alison Krauss, Little Big Town and Zac Brown Band will perform the songs of Fleetwood Mac at the rock band’s 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute. Proceeds from the Jan. 26 concert at New York’s Radio City Music Hall will benefit the Recording Academy’s nonprofit, MusiCares, which supports music people... Read more »

2018 Grammy Awards Books Little Big Town and More

Little Big Town represents country music in the first round of performers set for the 60th annual Grammy Awards. The show will also feature performances by Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga, P!nk and a special Broadway tribute by Patti LuPone and Ben Platt. Better Man by Little Big Town on VEVO. Little Big Town is a... Read more »

Elton John Grammy Salute Books Four Country Acts

Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Maren Morris and Keith Urban are the country artists who are part of the Recording Academy’s initial lineup for its special, Elton John: I’m Still Standing — a Grammy Salute. The concert event will tape on Jan. 30 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York and air... Read more »

Country To Country Festival announces fresh raft of acts – Music Week


Music Week

Country To Country Festival announces fresh raft of acts
Music Week
The festival is promoted by SJM Concerts and AEG Presents, in association with the Country Music Association (CMA). Headliners for 2018 include Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Kacey Musgraves and Little Big Town, who are returning to the UK following their ...

A Grand Finale from Little Big Town

It ended with “From the Beginning.” And what a finish it was for Little Big Town. The band took the Ryman Auditorium stage on Monday night (Nov. 27) for the last show of their artist residency. Their “Little Big Town at the Mother Church” run kicked off on Feb. 24 and wrapped nine months later.... Read more »

Little Big Town Play Brentwood Benefit

This is the life. Going to an intimate Little Big Town concert, being greeted with trays of champagne, and knowing the whole night that you’re a part of something even greater. That was the scene on Thursday evening (Nov. 16) at the Nashville estate of celebrated jewelry designer Johnathon Arndt and his husband, Newman. The... Read more »

The Inspiration Behind Taylor Swift’s “New Year’s Day”

Last week, she won the CMA song of the year as the sole writer behind Little Big Town’s No. 1 hit “Better Man.” But “New Year’s Day” marks Taylor Swift‘s official return to country radio. Her label Big Machine Records sent the song to country radio programmers nationwide on Wednesday night (Nov. 15). Co-written with... Read more »