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.
Plenty of artists got in on the Halloween spirit this weekend. Whether they were performing or hanging out here are some of our favorite costumes.
This week is highlighted by Luke Bryan’s final spring break album Checkin’ Out. Additionally, Eli Young Band has new music out this week with their new EP Turn It On. As for singles we’re listening to what will be Raelynn’s next radio single “For a Boy” and the title track off Montgomery Gentry’s forthcoming album “Folks Like Us.”
As for radio singles, there were a number of big names with adds this week. Eric Church’s new single “Like a Wrecking Ball” impacted radio this week along with Trisha Yearwood’s “I Will Remember You.” The title track off Eli Young Band’s new EP has been added to national country radio and the same can be said for the aforementioned Montgomery Gentry single “Folks Like Us.” This week also marks the additional of Logan Mize’s debut single “Can’t Get Away From a Good Time” and Ashley Monroe’s “On To Something Good.”
It’s not just new artists that will be making waves in country music this year, there are also some big names artists that will be releasing new studio albums. Of course, it’s hard to say just when these artists will be dropping their new albums but nevertheless these are some of the albums we’re excited for this year.
The American Country Countdown Awards wrapped up last night drawing 3.39 million viewers and plenty of chatter on Twitter. The event, hosted by the boys of Florida Georgia Line, honored the most popular artists of 2014. Here’s who took home the awards: