Hunter Hayes announces the We’re Not Invisible Tour with Danielle Bradbery and Dan + Shay

Grammy nominated artist Hunter Hayes will head out March 20 on his “We’re Not Invisible Tour,” presented in part by Child Hunger Ends Here, with several dates running through the…

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Grammy winners and performance videos

Grammy Awards

So did you watch or are you watching the Grammys tonight? As usual I've gotten all of my info from the web. Who needs T.V. when you have the internet? 

Here's the winners. They will be updated as I receive word of who won. After the jump you can find video of the performances that I've been able to find. I've given a link to the noncountry videos. Country videos I will post here. You can see the full list of winners at

  • Best country album: Kacey Musgraves — "Same Trailer Different Park" 
  • Best country solo performance: Darius Rucker – "Wagon Wheel"  
  • Best Country Song: "Merry Go 'Round," Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves and Josh Osborne (songwriters), Kacey Musgraves (artist)
  • Best Country Duo/Group Performance: "From This Valley," the Civil Wars


    Best Americana Album: Old Yellow Moon, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

  • Best Bluegrass Album: The Streets of Baltimore, Del McCoury Band


    Best Folk Album: My Favorite Picture of You, Guy Clark

  • Best American Roots Song: "Love Has Come for You," Edie Brickell and Steve Martin (artists and songwriters)


    Best Regional Roots Music Album: Dockside Sessions, Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience 


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A&E’s Crazy Hearts: Nashville’s Jimmy Stanley – 10 Random Questions

Jimmy Stanley

Florida native Jimmy Stanley has a undeniable passion for songwriting, compelling vocals, and a fiery attitude to match. When he isn't busting his ass to write some amazing material, he is working at the legendary Bluebird Cafe.

Jimmy Stanley is a cast member on A&E's new reality tv show titled Crazy Hearts: Nashville. The series takes viewers into the life of up and coming musicians struggling to make it big. Although the world may have seen a glimpse of Jimmy's ability to write and sing music, I knew there was so much more to him than what meets the eye.

1. At what age did you know that you wanted to pursue music?

I grew up on a farm listening to country music and started singing as early as I can remember. When I was a little kid I thought I was a country singer but it was in college that I really decided to pursue it as a career.


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Prepare to be a “fann” of David Fanning!


Photo Copyright: Robert Chavers

So there I was minding my own business on twitter one day when Justin Timberlake posts an almost interesting tweet:


My initial reaction was well yeah that makes two of us, but then I deciced to investigate this a lil bit further. Who was this guy that was brave enough to take a Justin Timberlake song and turn it country? I mean, we know his name, but really who was he? He obviously oozed talent. Like real deal, talent, too. Not that manufactured stuff they sell in stores. No, his talent is genuine. He took a popular pop song and made it undeniable country. He literally did what I woulda' deemed the impossible…he made the song his own. And a fair warning to all the ladies out there…the way he sings the line "I just can't forget the way we turned out this bed" will make your heart skip a beat. Wanna know more? Find out after the JUMP


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