March 2 in Country Music History
2010: Steve Miller & Kenny Chesney film for an installment of “CMT Crossroads” at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
2006: Former “American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood returns to the FOX-TV show to perform “Jesus, Take The Wheel”.
1996: Martina McBride hovers at #1 on the Billboard Country Singles chart with “Wild Angels”.
1990: Born in Asheville, North Carolina, singer/songwriter Luke Combs is born.
1987: Warner Bros. releases the album “Trio” by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris.
Alicia Keys,Miranda Lambert,Chris Young, Dan + Shay and The Band Perry have been added to the list of performers for Tuesday (8/30) night’s 10th Annual ACM Honors.Also, Mike Fisher, Emmylou Harris, Martina McBride and Thomas Rhett will present at the ceremony taking place at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.
· Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Cam, Toby Keith, Maren Morris, Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell, Keith Urban and hosts Lady Antebellum.
· The 10TH ACM Honors is an evening dedicated to celebrating the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards.
· Hosted by multi-ACM Award-winning group Lady Antebellum, the two-hour special will tape on Tuesday, August 30 at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, and make its television debut on September 9 on CBS.
The sixth annual All For The Hall Benefit Concert will return to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 12th. Keith Urban and Vince Gill will return for the annual event, which raises money each year for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The concert will feature performances from Urban and Gill along with Luke Bryan, Peter Frampton, Florida Georgia Line, Emmylou Harris, Sam Hunt, Jason Isbell, Maddie & Tae, and Maren Morris.