Last night, Luke Bryan took home the American Music Award for Favorite Country Male Artist.
He and Little Big Town‘s Karen Fairchild also performed Luke’s new single “Home Alone Tonight.”
iHeartMedia’s The BIG 98, Nashville’s #1 station for new Country music, announced today that tickets for The BIG 98 Presents: Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots’ Million Dollar Show For St. Jude sold out in less than one hour. In addition, Country music stars Kristian Bush, Lindsay Ell, Chris Janson and Natalie Stovall will join headliner and Black River Entertainment recording artists Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots as an all-star back-up band at the Jack Daniel’s-sponsored concert. As previously announced, the December 7 show at the legendary Ryman Auditorium will include performances by Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, Brett Eldredge, Cam, Eric Paslay and special guests.
Fans can tune in to iHeartMedia’s The Bobby Bones Show and The BIG 98 for chances to win tickets to The BIG 98 Presents: Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots’ Million Dollar Show benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®.
Bones stated, “We’re still wondering if this is all a joke – are all these great people really going to play with us? While we continue to wait for the early April Fool’s text, we want to thank all the fans and artists who are coming out to support this event and the life-saving work of St. Jude.”
The BIG 98 Presents: Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots’ Million Dollar Show For St. Jude is a celebration of the fundraising efforts of Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots over the last year and a half, which has resulted in more than $1.5 million being raised for St. Jude through on-air fundraisers, radiothons, and charity concerts. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Thanks to generous donors, families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
For up-to-the-minute information on The BIG 98 Presents: Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots’ Million Dollar Show For St. Jude, log on to www.BobbyBones.com or www.thebig98.com, or listen to The Bobby Bones Show or The BIG 98 on-air or online, as well as on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, iHeartMedia’s all-in-one music streaming and digital radio service. To see all available platforms and to download the app, visitiHeartRadio.com/apps.
Artists and/or event subject to change or cancellation without notice.
Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman surprised fans this past Friday visiting the Cracker Barrel in Boise, ID, to celebrate the launch of her 50-piece home goods and kitchenware collection called Oh Gussie!. While at the store, Kimberly met fans, signed products, took photos, and gave away concert tickets to Little Big Town’s show that night at the Taco Bell Arena.
CMT today named Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, and Sam Hunt as the top country artists of the year to be honored during the “CMT Artists of the Year” special, the definitive year end party, premiering LIVE from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, on Wednesday, December 2 at 8:00pm ET/PT.
The sixth-annual 90-minute special will feature once-in-a-lifetime performances, unexpected tributes and unforgettable toasts as the biggest stars of music, film and television celebrate returning “CMT Artists of the Year,” Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan, with first-time honorees, Blake Shelton, Little Big Town and Sam Hunt.
From house parties to girl crushes to sippin’ on sangria….and then fire, these five artists collectively kicked the dust up to dominate the last 12 months ruling CMT’s platforms and country radio, scoring chart-topping album and singles, and selling out arenas around the country. Additional performers, presenters, and special guests will be announced at a later date.
They join an overgrowing prestigious list of past “CMT Artists of the Year” honorees that includes Jason Aldean (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), Kenny Chesney (2011, 2012), Eric Church (2012), Hunter Hayes (2013), Toby Keith (2012), Lady Antebellum (2010, 2011), Miranda Lambert (2012, 2014), Tim McGraw (2013), Brad Paisley (2011), Taylor Swift (2010, 2011), Carrie Underwood (2010, 2012), Keith Urban (2014) and Zac Brown Band (2010).
CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR is executive produced by Switched On Entertainment’s John Hamlin. Jayson Dinsmore and Margaret Comeaux serve as executive producers for CMT.