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Old Dominion ‘Felt Pretty Good’ About Their 2018 CMA Chances … But Had a Few Doubts
"We felt pretty good -- or, I personally felt pretty good right up until they opened the envelope," Old Dominion's Matthew Ramsey says.
Brothers Osborne Had a Congrats Tweet Ready for Dan + Shay Before the 2018 CMA Awards
"I feel like one of the most amazing pieces of advice I was ever given was to work hard and be nice to people ..."
Garth Brooks Says Trisha Yearwood ‘Lost a Bet’ During His 2018 CMAs Performance
"The closer I got, the more I thought it was a bad idea," he recalls. "Because she's not a big surprise girl."
David Lee Murphy at 2018 CMA Award: ‘I Wish Kenny Chesney Was Here’
"It was really special to me that he believed in this record ..."
Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert + More Added to 2018 CMA Performers Lineup
The 2018 CMA Awards lineup is turning out to be a who's-who of country music!
Carrie Underwood Talks ‘Cry Pretty’ Album: ‘A Lot of Emotion,’ But No Collaborations
"I've grown up a lot and I feel like 'the drama' is more real-life ..."
Sugarland ‘Still the Same’ Despite Personal Changes, Shifts in Country Music
"The beautiful thing about creative energy, and creative partnership, is that, if it is in its highest form ... it is bigger that you might think when you look at it on paper."