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Lady Antebellum and Hank Williams Jr. to Perform on “American Country Countdown Awards”

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Country trio Lady Antebellum and, in a rare television performance, country legend Hank Williams, Jr. will join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood on the inaugural American Country Countdown Awards, airing LIVE from Nashville’s Music City Center on Monday, Dec.15 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

Hosted by Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, American Country Countdown Awards is based on country music’s longest-running radio countdown show, “American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks,” and will honor country music’s biggest stars based on album sales and radio airplay. Presenters for the inaugural show include country artists Kix Brooks, Sara Evans, Hunter Hayes, Maddie & Tae, Scotty McCreery, Kip Moore, Thomas Rhett, Chase Rice, Cole Swindell and Chris Young. NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher and 2014 National League MVP Clayton Kershaw, actors Emily Kinney (“The Walking Dead”) and Melissa Fumero (BROOKLYN NINE-NINE) and Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev will also present.

The two-hour show will also honor Kenny Chesney with The Groundbreaker Award, which recognizes an artist who has consistently pushed the boundaries and is a trailblazer in the realm of concerts, musical accomplishment, creative innovation and connecting with fans across the United States. Chesney will be on hand to accept his award. Multimedia entertainer Reba will receive the first-ever NASH Icon Award, presented by Kix Brooks, which celebrates an iconic artist whose extraordinary talent has influenced generations of musicians and who has made a profound and lasting impact on country music. Kelly Clarkson and Miranda Lambert will join together to honor Reba with a special tribute performance.

World’s Highest-Paid Musicians of 2014 Include….

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Forbes magazine released its 2014 list of the world’s highest-paid musicians. Toby Keith is the top country earner at No. 10 with $65 million, followed by Taylor Swift at No. 11 with $64 million. Kenny Chesney comes in at No. 22 with $44 million and Jason Aldean ties with Jennifer Lopez at No. 24 with $37 million. Luke Bryan ties with Muse at No. 28 with $34 million. Find out which musician/entrepreneur topped the list here

Kenny Chesney is Headed to Vegas!

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The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas will host one of the biggest names in country music history, Kenny Chesney, for a two-night concert series Friday, April 3rd and Saturday, April 4th at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $155 (plus applicable service fees), are on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 12th and can be purchased at the Hard Rock Hotel Box Office, online at www.AXS.com or by calling 888-9-AXS-TIX.

The household name and country musician began his road to fame in 1994 by releasing his first album, In My Wildest Dreams, and quickly rose to stardom with 14 of his 15 albums becoming certified gold or higher by the Recording Industry Association of America. Chesney has sold more tickets than any other artist of the 21st century, selling over 1 million tickets during each of his past 10 tours.

Chesney won the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year Award a combined eight times with more than 24 No. 1 hits topping the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. He has collaborated with other iconic country musicians such as Jimmy Buffet, Reba McEntire, Toby Keith and George Strait.

For more information on Kenny Chesney, visit www.kennychesney.com

Get Your Very Own Christmas Tree from Dolly Parton, Kenny Chesney and More!

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Imagine being able to say you have Kenny Chesney’s Christmas tree in your living room. You actually can, and then some. Kenny, Dolly Parton, Charlie Daniels, Reba McEntire, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Sara Evans, LeAnn Rimes, The Doobie Brothers, Zac Brown Band are among the artists who have designed Christmas trees to be auctioned off for their choice of charities in Gaylord Opryland’s Parade of Trees. Along with the trees – which are on display throughout the Nashville hotel – the artists have added VIP experiences, autographed guitars and more.

Each tree is up for grabs to the highest online bidder with the funds raised benefiting the not-for-profit organization designated for the tree. The winning bidder will receive the tree’s decorations and all the prizes for that particular tree.

Getting a little sneak peek under the tree, find out what is under Dolly’s, Charlie’s, and Brenda’s tree. More information on each artists gifts and goodies is located on the Opryland Parade of Trees website: www.OprylandParadeOfTrees.com.

Dolly Parton’s tree which benefits The Imagination Library will include four tickets to Dollywood including a meet & greet with Dolly, signed 8 x 10 photo, one personal book from Dolly, one cookbook, and 38 Imagination Library books (4 of them will be autographed).

Charlie Daniels tree will benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Galilean Home Ministries. Under his tree, bidders can find show tickets for two concerts in 2015 including meet & greet with Charlie, an autographed Cowboy hat, an autographed Guitar with case, an autographed Gold fiddle with case, along with a basket full of Charlie Daniels goodies (T-Shirt, Hat, Books, CD’s, sheet music for “Devil Went Down to Georgia” (autographed), and fiddle bows).

Brenda Lee’s tree will benefit NARAS/MusiCares, and will include a private lunch for 4 with Brenda at the Country Music Hall of Fame, including a guided Hall of Fame tour, an autographed “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” gold record, an autographed collectible “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” ornament, Country Music Hall of Fame gift bag and Malt Shop Memories souvenir backpack, autographed Malt Shop Memories scrapbook signed by many artists of the 50s and 60s, ornaments from The Beach Boys, Martha & The Vandellas, The Temptations, Dion, and others!

Bids are being accepted online at www.OprylandParadeOfTrees.com through Dec. 31.

Other featured trees include:

  • Little Big Town benefiting Blood:Water Missions
  • Reba McEntire benefiting Reba’s Ranch House
  • Kenny Chesney benefiting just keep livin Foundation
  • Zac Brown Band benefiting Camp Southern Ground
  • Martina McBride benefiting National Military Family Association/H.E.R.O. Child Rescue Corps
  • LeAnn Rimes benefiting Central Alabama Theater
  • Sara Evans benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • The Doobie Brothers benefiting Fisher House Foundation
  • Country Music Association benefiting the CMA Foundation
  • Albert Pujols benefiting the Pujols Family Foundation
  • Albert Pujols with a second tree benefiting the Pujols Family Foundation
  • The Fontanel Mansion benefiting Nashville Humane Association

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