Sam Hunt will be awarded the first CMT Artist of the Year award for Song of the Year for his smash hit 'Body Like a Backroad.' In addition to being the longest running No. 1 by a solo artist in the history of Billboard’s Hot Country, the song was 2017’s most downloaded country song and also the country song with the most streams for the year. According to theboot.com Hunt will receive the award du
Country legend Lynn Anderson will have an exhibit at The Country Music Hall of Fame. It will be named after her number one song ‘Keep Me in Mind.’ The exhibit will run from September 15 to June 24. According to theboot.com Anderson signed her first record deal at the age of 19 with her biggest hit coming in 1970 with (I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden. Anderson died in 2015 after suffering a hea
Brantley Gilbert has extended his 2017 tour into the summer. Following a brief break between its springtime and summertime legs, the singer’s The Devil Don’t Sleep Tour will now keep Gilbert on the road through late September. The closest he will be to Maine is on July 14 in Gilford, N.H. @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion.