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Luke Bryan and Little Big Town Cover Ed Sheeran’s ‘Thinking Out Loud’ and It’s AMAZING!

I am TOTALLY in love with this new cover from Luke Bryan and Little Big Town!!!!  While in State College, PA the tour mates covered Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud.”   Take a look and listen below! If you hang in to the very end you get an extra special little treat!

Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood & MORE Earn Billboard Music Awards Nominations

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The finalists for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards have been announced, and unfortunately, no country acts made the cut in the all-genre categories. Here are the list of nominees in the country categories.

Top Country Artist:
Zac Brown Band
Luke Bryan
Sam Hunt
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood

Top Country Album:
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Luke Bryan, Kill The Lights
Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Zac Brown Band, Jekyll + Hyde
Carrie Underwood, Storyteller

Top Country Song:
Sam Hunt, “Break Up In A Small Town”
Sam Hunt, “Take Your Time”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”
Chris Young, “I’m Comin’ Over”

The 2016 Billboard Music Awards will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 22nd.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Provides Backstage Coverage of the 4th ACM Party For A Cause Festival

Kellie Pickler

This week, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store created coverage from backstage at the 4th ACM Party For A Cause® Festival through its Content Creator Studio. The Content Creator Studio, part of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Spotlight Music program, hosted several of today’s most popular social media stars as they conducted exclusive one-on-one interviews with some of country music’s top artists including Kellie Pickler, The Band Perry, Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town, Cole Swindell, Chris Young, Cam, Kelsea Ballerini, Frankie Ballard, Dan + Shay and many more.

Music fans everywhere can find these exclusive interviews, photos and videos on Cracker Barrel’s website at crackerbarrel.com/ACMparty and many of the brand’s other channels, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using hashtag #CBstudio.

The four themed sections within the Content Creator Studio housed social media stars with a combined digital reach of over 22 million followers. These included YouTube beauty star and “The Amazing Race” competitor Blair Fowler, Instagram favorite Doug the Pug, American Ultimate Disc League player and trick shot performer Brodie Smith, beatboxer and “Pitch Perfect 2” star 80Fitz, self-taught dance sensation Amymarie Gaertner, and “America’s Got Talent” finalist, magician Collins Key.

Additionally, Allure magazine conducted interviews with the artists about various topics, including music, beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. Artists also curated beauty boxes with their favorite products, which will be contested out on Allure.com. WhoSay was also on hand speaking with artists about their current projects.

Music making app Smule powered the lounge of the Studio where artists interacted with their social media followers through recorded video. Additionally, fashion illustrator Alex Kim sketched artists as they arrived to the studio and final drawings are featured on her Instagram AKimDesigns.

“Music has been part of Cracker Barrel’s story since its founding in 1969 and remains a cornerstone of the brand today,” said Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Senior Marketing Manager Julie Ulmer. “Through partnerships with artists and events such as this, Cracker Barrel is able to utilize technology to connect with consumers to provide exclusive music and entertaining experiences. Our Content Creator Studio at the ACM Party For A Cause Festival allows us to give guests and music lovers nationwide unique content from today’s top social media stars and country artists.” 

The Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Spotlight Music program has also featured recent partnerships with the brand’s first pop artists – a cappella group Pentatonix and “Fight Song” singer Rachel Platten – as well as soul R&B singer-songwriter Anthony Hamilton, and country mainstays Jason Isbell, Zac Brown, Miranda Lambert, Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton, and Jamey Johnson on the just released “Southern Family” album. 

Top Country Tweets of the Week ACM Edition

thomas rhett tweet

  1. @charleskelleyla Nashville come to town Vegas! @LukeBryanOnline @ThomasRhett

luke bryant weet

  1. @LukeBryanOnline Good job @JustinColeMoore on the comeback. #ACMCabelas

carrie underwood tweet

  1. @carrieunderwood Thanks so much @mirandalambert for surprising the crowd at #acmparty last night! It was epic!… https://www.instagram.com/p/BDtNuSqrqho/
  1. @mirandalambert Thanks @carrieunderwood for having me Friday night! #girlpower #countrymusic #ACMs #ACMparty #vegas #somethinbad

cam tweet

  1. @camcountry Desert sunshine #acms @ACMawards

maddie and tae tweet

  1. @MaddieandTae Never know who you will run into in the bathroom in Vegas during ACM weekend We you @thebrandyclark! #toilettalk
  1. @jakeowen Nothing better than waking up to a headache, 37 text messages, ATM receipts, and a McDonalds French fry box. Vegas, you won last night.

thomas rhett tweet

  1. @ThomasRhett I’m short @charleskelleyla @LukeBryanOnline

little big town tweet

  1. @littlebigtown Wonderful dinner last night @ @GiadaVegas/@CromwellVegas. Thank you for kicking off our #ACMs weekend right.

kacey musgraves tweet

  1. @KaceyMusgraves A Dimestore Cowgirl, Backwoods Barbie & a Teenage Dream!Presentin a FUN @ACMawards bit tmrw! @DollyParton @katyperry

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