It was a big night for country stars at last night’s American Music Awards. A year after Brantley Gilbert shocked the country community by taking home the country album of the year award, it was Sam Hunt who shocked the music community last night.
Sometimes you witness a moment and quickly realize it will become a part of history. That’s exactly what happened when Chris Stapleton and Justin Timberlake teamed up for a pair of songs last night at the CMA Awards. Performing Stapleton’s “Tennessee Whiskey” and Timberlake’s “Drink You Away” the duo brought the Bridgestone Arena to their feet and had them cheering throughout the commercial break. There aren’t even words to do the performance justice, you just have to watch in amazement.
Eric Church dropped a brand new album under the title of this track today to the surprise of literally everyone. Take a listen to the title track and new single now!
Here’s who took home some hardware at the CMA Awards tonight:
For those familiar with the impressive crop of young talent hailing from the great state of Georgia, Travis Denning is a familiar name. Frequently playing lead guitar with BBR Recording artist, Jordan Rager, Denning’s ability to write damn good songs and melt faces on the guitar make him the most versatile young artist in Nashville. For those who are less well-versed in the up-and-comers of country music, I introduce to you, Travis Denning, the diamond in the new country rough.