Garth Brooks will join Billy Joel and Stevie Wonder in receiving ASCAP Centennial Awards. The Tennessean reports that Joan Baez and Stephen Sondheim will also receive the top honor on November 17 at the Waldorf Astoria gala in New York. The event will also celebrate ASCAP's
Performers have been announced for "The 8th Annual ACM Honors" - an evening of musical tribute performances and award presentations celebrating the non-televised special honorees and winners from the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, held earlier this year. With Jake Owen hosting, performers include Dierks Bentley, Clare Bowen, Shawn Camp, Kelly Clarkson, Rodney Clawson, Hunter Hayes, Will Hoge, Jack Ingram, Kacey Musgraves, Sam Palladio, Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott, Lee Ann Womack, Dwight Yoakam, Oak Ridge Boys and presenters Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys, Kenny Chesney, Pete Fisher, Brenda Lee, Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett, The Swon Brothers and more.
Craig Morgan's brand new lyric video will be premiered exclusively by the USA Today. For the next 48 hours, fans can go to www.USAToday.com for an exclusive interview with Morgan and the first look at the lyric video for his new single, "We’ll Come Back Around." Having recently celebrated 26 years of marriage, Craig easily relates to his current single as it showcases the importance of a lasting relationship having the ability to go through "ups and downs" and ultimately come back around to a place of love. Morgan jokes, "That’s a long time to be married to one person. I can tell you in that 26 years we’ve had our share of arguments, when you fall in love that’s going to happen. But we never gave up and that’s what this song is all about."