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48th Annual CMA Awards Red Carpet Photos

Keith and Nicole
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman

Luke Bryan
Luke Bryan

Dierks
Dierks Bentley

Garth and Trisha
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood

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Eli Young Band to perform “Wing-A-Palooza” concert for US Military Troops Stationed Japan

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Military, Music and Wings – it’s a triple threat combination! As part of its “Battle of the Bases” contest, Pizza Hut and the Army Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) partnered with Eli Young Band to reward Camp Schwab Military Base and neighboring Okinawa bases with a complimentary “Wing-A-Palooza” concert on November 1, 2014 for eating the most Pizza Hut wings among 30 installations worldwide.

Consuming more wings than their fellow service men and women, Camp Schwab in Okinawa, Japan won the contest and along with neighboring Okinawa military bases will enjoy a real treat on Halloween weekend filled with good music, food and the company of EYB lead singer Mike Eli, guitarist James Young, drummer Chris Thompson and bassist Jay Jones. AAFES, more commonly referred to as The Exchange, operates the 30 participating Pizza Hut locations on the military bases and does not make a profit. Rather all monies made by The Exchange are reinvested to make lives better on the US Military bases. The Exchange and Pizza Hut worked together to host the competition and concert.

“Working with AAFES on the inaugural ‘Battle of the Bases’ program has been a tremendous experience and opportunity for Pizza Hut to serve up some of our award-winning WingStreet wings to our military and their families,” said Molly Light, Director, Pizza Hut Express. “We chose Eli Young Band not only because of their local roots, but because of their tremendous passion for the armed services and personal affiliations with family and friends currently serving.”

 

“We all have family in the armed forces, so we jumped at the opportunity to fly to Japan and perform for these men and women that sacrifice so much,” said Eli Young Band. “We’re excited to team up with a company from our own backyard. We’ll always be honored to perform for our military and truth be told we’ve also never said no to pizza either.”

Pizza Hut first introduced its WingStreet concept 10 years ago and officially rolled it out nationally in March, making it present in more than 5,500 restaurants across America. The award-winning WingStreet wings are “kitchen-fried” and tossed with a choice of one of eight sauces to give customers a wing-joint-quality experience from America’s largest pizza company.

For more information and the latest brand happenings or to order WingStreet wings, visit PizzaHut.com

Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert & MORE Nab American Music Awards Nominations

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Yesterday, The American Music Awards nominees were announced on Good Morning America, and country music is making a splash in some all-genre categories including Luke Bryan taking a nod for Artist of the Year.

ARTIST OF THE YEAR
• Iggy Azalea
• Beyoncé
Luke Bryan
• Eminem
• Imagine Dragons
• John Legend
• Lorde
• One Direction
• Katy Perry
• Pharrell Williams

FAVORITE MALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
• Jason Aldean
• Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton

FAVORITE FEMALE ARTIST – COUNTRY
Miranda Lambert
• Kacey Musgraves
• Carrie Underwood

FAVORITE BAND, DUO OR GROUP – COUNTRY
• Eli Young Band
• Florida Georgia Line
Lady Antebellum

FAVORITE ALBUM – COUNTRY
• Garth Brooks “Blame It On My Roots: Five Decades of Influences”
• Eric Church “The Outsiders”
Brantley Gilbert “Just As I Am”

The AMAs are based ONLY on fan votes, so be sure to vote for all your favorite stars. Congrats to all of the nominees!

The 2014 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on ABC.

Rascal Flatts, Eli Young Band & MORE Added to Tree Town Music Festival

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Just when you thought it couldn’t get any bigger, Tree Town Music Festival has added the most-awarded Country group of the past decade, Rascal Flatts, three time chart toppers, Eli Young Band, and country music’s hottest rising star Danielle Bradbery to the growing 2015 line-up. They will hit the Tree Town Music Festival main stage next Memorial Day Weekend (May 21-24, 2015) in Forest City, Iowa, along with previously-announced performers Blake Shelton and Dierks Bentley. Fans can expect even more artist announcements in the coming months!

Early-bird, four-day passes are currently on sale for $120 and VIP tickets for $500 until Dec. 2nd. For ticket-holders looking for the true festival experience, camping is available starting at $100. Whether you have a two-person tent or jumbo home on wheels, Tree Town Music Festival has campsite options to meet your needs. For more info on tickets, camping or for any of your Tree Town Music Festival needs, please visit: treetownfestival.com or call 877-569-7767.

Tree Town Music Festival started off with a bang in 2014. Thousands of fans descended on Forest City, Iowa, for the first-year event this past Memorial Day weekend to catch performances by some of country music’s biggest stars, including Brad Paisley, Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert, Chris Young, Scotty McCreery and more. The festival also featured “Little Nashville,” a stage that brought the excitement of Nashville’s world-famous Broadway to Iowa. In addition to non-stop music from multiple stages, the grounds boasted beer tents, a variety of food vendors, rock climbing, zip lines and much more.

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