Radio.com was in Las Vegas, at the ACM Party for a Cause, on the red carpet, at the awards show and in the press room covering the event. Here are 10 things that CBS didn’t show you on television.
The Academy of Country Music’s 49th Annual Awards were broadcast out of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas again this year, with special performances in nearby Mandalay Bay. Here are the biggest moments from the show.
Bentley and Crow will perform “I Hold On,” Brice will perform his ACM nominated single “I Drive Your Truck,” and Paisley will make the national television debut of his new single “River Bank.”
“There are two kinds of seasons for me: football season and waiting for football season,” the Charleston, South Carolina native said.
Additional major nominees include Lee Brice, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan and Darius Rucker. And who are this year’s Entertainer of the Year nominees?
“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”
Currently halfway through his tour with Lady Antebellum and Thompson Square, Darius Rucker filled CBS Local in on what it’s like opening for Lady A and some of his favorite songs to play during his set.
The Drive Thursday 10-20-11- With the show at the Darius Rucker show the man himself checks in to talk Miami Dolphins football and the Gamecocks season so far.