Throwback Thursday: Unforgettable ACM Awards Performances

How can it be that the Academy of Country Music Awards ("ACM Awards") are once again upon us? The 51st Annual ACM Awards will take place this Sunday night in…

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*Exclusive* Meet Songwriter Jamie Floyd, Co-Writer of Ashley Monroe’s “The Blade”

Jamie Floyd isn't your average songwriter. While she, like many others, began realizing her dream for music at a very young age, Jamie has been actually living the dream since…

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Stop What You’re Doing and Listen to Ashley Monroe’s “The Blade”

There are few voices that can convey melancholy and heartbreak more effectively than Ashley Monroe. Combine that incredible storytellers' voice with breathtakingly heartbroken lyrics written by Allen Shamblin, Jamie Floyd…

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Miranda Lambert announces her Certified Platinum Tour for 2015

Talk about getting a jump on things Miranda Lambert just recently wrapped her summer 2014 Platinum Tour, but is already thinking ahead to 2015 and has just announced her 2015…

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Miranda Lambert leads CMT Award nominations

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Country superstar Miranda Lambert dominates the nominations for the 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS as she’s up for a total of six awards this year – two for independent work; two for her collaboration with Keith Urban on “We Were Us”; and two as a member of Pistol Annies.  Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan follow with five nominations each, while Keith Urban and Taylor Swift are tied with four nominations.  Voting begins now at CMT.com and continues until Sunday, June 1 at midnight ET.

The nominees were revealed across CMT’s digital platforms this morning by the cast of the network’s hit show, PARTY DOWN SOUTH, through short video vignettes filmed at the house where the cast has been living while taping their second season.

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The 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, now in its 13th year, will air LIVE from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 4 at 8:00 p.m. ET.  Performers, presenters and this year’s host will all be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets for the show will go on sale Saturday, May 10 at 11:00 a.m. ET/10:00 a.m. CT at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Bridgestone Arena Box Office. 

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Ashley Monroe denies the Pistol Annies have broken up

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There's been a long-running rumor that Miranda Lambert's awesomer-than-awesome girl band, the Pistol Annies, have broken up. With a canceled tour and nothing new coming along for so long, it's understandable why the rumor persists.

Well NashvilleGab friend (and sometimes writer) Vickey, had the chance to interview Ashley Monroe for her own blog recently and asked Ashley about that pesky rumor. 

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Ashley Monroe – 10 Random Questions

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Ashley Monroe is widely known for her part in the trio girl band Pistol Annies with members Miranda Lambert and Angaleena Presley. However, she has been performing music since she was just a kid.

Monroe was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. As a pre-teen she moved to Nashville to pursue her music. After only a year she was offered a publishing deal as a songwriter. In 2006, she released a duet titled "I Don't Want To" with the legendary Ronnie Dunn. The single did fairly well. Monroe also co-wrote Jason Aldean's "The Truth" and Miranda Lambert's "Heart Like Mine." She is one of Nashville's greatest songwriter's.

In March of 2013, she released her album "Like A Rose" via Warner Bros. Nashville to critical acclaim. The album was produced by Vince Gill.

Monroe has a classic country sound and a fire that comes to life when she sings. She is what real country music is made of.

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

Always. As soon as I could talk I was singing.

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