Behind the Song: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill – 'Meanwhile Back at Mama's'When Jaren Johnston, Tom Douglas and Jeffrey Steele initially wrote the ACM Award-nominated song "Meanwhile Back at Mama's," they never intended for it to be a duet.
Behind the Song: Keith Urban – 'Cop Car'"Never have I heard the song written from the point of view of a guy who’s in the back of a cop car with handcuffs on, watching a girl go completely redneck crazy at the cops," Keith Urban said.
Behind the Song: Dierks Bentley – 'Drunk on a Plane'One of 2014's biggest country hits was almost a song about a hurricane.
Behind the Song: Lee Brice – 'I Don't Dance'"It's really simple," said Lee Brice of "I Don't Dance," his ACM Award-nominated song, "but it's so true and to the point."
Behind the Song: Kenny Chesney - 'American Kids'"'American Kids' was that one thing that I was looking for that was different," Chesney said. "There's not that many of those songs around. We're an industry of chasers and copycats, we really are. That's just the way it is."
Behind the Song: Luke Bryan - 'Drink A Beer'"I walked up onto my tour bus that same night and played it for my bus driver and the band. I think it floored them too. We were blessed to get our hands on that one."
Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line - 'Dirt'Instead of riding the bro-country wave of success into more party anthems, FGL threw country music fans a curve ball with "Dirt," the first single from the band's sophomore album, the aptly-titled 'Anything Goes.'
Behind the Song: Miranda Lambert - 'Automatic'If you want to know how Miranda Lambert really feels about the current state of the world—particularly its reliance on technology—just listen to "Automatic."
Behind the Song: The Cadillac Three - 'The South'An ode to the South, the Cadillac Three name-drop several Southern states that represent the lifestyle the trio grew up in.
Behind the Song: Florida Georgia Line - 'This Is How We Roll'Sometimes all it takes for a hit song is writing it with your friends.
Behind the Song: Kacey Musgraves - 'Follow Your Arrow'"I just thought it was a cute little song we were writing for Kacey's friend. I didn't know that it would be so revolutionary," Brandy Clark says.
ACM Awards Performers Announced: Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, MoreThe 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are a month away, and the first performers have just been announced.
Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert Among ACM Party for a Cause PerformersThe annual two-day party also features Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Clint Black, Kenny Rogers, Darius Rucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama and the Eli Young Band.
ACM Award Nominations: Full List of 2015 NomineesThe 2015 ACM Award nominations were revealed this morning, with Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line topping the list. See all the nominees.
The 2015 ACM Awards in Texas Are Already Sold OutThe 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.