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Musicians + Sports: Linkin Park On The Lakers, Suns And NBA Playoffs

Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington dish on their favorite professional basketball teams and make an interesting prediction regarding this year’s NBA Finals.

04/18/2014

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The 2015 ACM Awards in Texas Are Already Sold Out

The 50th annual ACM Awards will be held next year not in Las Vegas but in Texas. And now the Academy has announced that tickets for that event are already sold out.

04/16/2014

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Why George Strait Is the ACM Entertainer of the Year

By winning the ACM Entertainer of the Year award, Strait proved that, while he may be winding down his final concert tour, the cowboy isn’t ready to ride away just yet.

04/07/2014

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10 ACM Awards Moments You Didn’t See On TV

Radio.com was in Las Vegas, at the ACM Party for a Cause, on the red carpet, at the awards show and in the press room covering the event. Here are 10 things that CBS didn’t show you on television.

04/07/2014

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The Best Moments of the 2014 ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.

04/06/2014

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ACM Red Carpet Best and Worst

The good, the bad and the shocking from the ACMs red carpet.

04/06/2014

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The 2014 ACM Awards Winners List

Radio.com presents a rolling list of winners for the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards. Go ahead and keep this page open as we will be updating all of the winners in real time throughout the broadcast.

04/06/2014

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Brett Eldredge Will Go Shark Diving if His New Single Goes to No. 1

He won’t have sharks in the cage, he clarified, but they’ll likely be swimming around him.

04/04/2014

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Interview: Eli Young Band Talk ’10,000 Towns’ and Kicking Up Some ‘Dust’

While the Eli Young Band may not have hit exactly the number of locales noted in the title of their most recent album, 10,000 Towns, chances are they’re getting close.

04/03/2014

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Behind the Song: Carrie Underwood’s ‘Two Black Cadillacs’

“It’s drama, and it’s dark,” said Underwood about “Two Black Cadillacs,” her ACM Award-nominated song. And, she added, “you have to listen to the whole thing,” because you’ll be “sucked in.”

04/03/2014

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Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Brad Paisley, More Added to Sunday’s ACM Awards

Bentley and Crow will perform “I Hold On,” Brice will perform his ACM nominated single “I Drive Your Truck,” and Paisley will make the national television debut of his new single “River Bank.”

04/02/2014

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Interview: Justin Moore Remains a Champion of ‘Traditional’ Country Music

One of the Best New Artist nominees at this year’s ACM Awards, Justin Moore has experimented a bit on his three studio albums but always maintained his deep love of traditional country music.

04/02/2014

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Interview: Dan + Shay’s ‘Magical’ Journey to the ACM Awards

“We were just sharing our stories about meeting girls in the summer and that summer love that you had,” Shay said.

04/01/2014

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Behind the Song: Blake Shelton’s ‘Mine Would Be You’

Some songs can take a bit of time to really sink in and win over fans as well as the artists. That wasn’t the case, though, with “Mine Would Be You,” the No. 1 hit from Blake Shelton.

04/01/2014

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Shakira and Blake Shelton to Perform Together at the ACM Awards

The two artists will perform their duet “Medicine” live during the 49th annual ACM Awards this Sunday.

03/31/2014

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Interview: ACM Award Nominees Thompson Square Remember Their ‘Unexpected’ First Win

“Being told that you’ll never win anything and accepting that in the beginning and then winning Duo of the Year it’s like, ‘What? What just happened?!’ And then being nominated again, it’s just amazing,” Keifer Thompson said.

03/31/2014

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ACM Awards Ceremony to Include Band Perry Performance, Merle Haggard Tribute

The Band Perry will kick off the 2014 ACM Awards with a performance of their latest single “Chainsaw.” Also, two Entertainer of the Year nominees artists will pay tribute to Merle Haggard. Who are they? And which fellow Country Hall of Famer will present Haggard with the award?

03/28/2014

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Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, More Added to ‘Salute the Troops’ TV Special

Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have also been added to the already impressive bill of the television special, which airs in May. LL Cool J and actor Chris O’Donnell will host.

03/27/2014

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Behind the Song: Lee Brice’s ‘I Drive Your Truck’

“She couldn’t even say it — she couldn’t say ‘I drive his truck.’ She was like, ‘no, I don’t want to do it today.’ And I was like, ‘oh yeah we are!’”

03/27/2014

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Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Cruise’

Songwriter Chase Rice and both Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line go ‘behind the song’ and talk about the origins of FGL’s first No. 1 hit “Cruise,” which has been nominated for Two ACM Awards.

03/25/2014