Turns out yesterday’s big announcement from SHANIA TWAIN is that she’s kicking off a two-year residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. She’ll be doing 60 shows per year.
—“Shania: Still The One” will begin its run on December 1st. (–Shania’s website has the dates and details.)Just as Carrie Underwood did before him, Kenny Chesney sat down in Nashville this week to be the guest speaker at Billboard‘s Country Music Summit. Among the topics covered by Chesney were his annual summer tour, his promise to himself to take some time off, the influence that George Strait‘s tour had on him, and the time when he played a show on his 30th birthday and no fans showed up. Watch the video below to see Kenny’s conversation…
Fans will soon be able to own a copy of Soul Surfer, the movie in which Carrie Underwood made her acting debut. The film will be released to DVD and Blu-Ray on August 2.
Video Director of the Year – Trey Fanjoy (award-eligible videos include Miranda Lambert’s “The House That Built Me” and Blake Shelton’s “Who Are You When I’m Not Looking”)
Duo Video of the Year – Sugarland “Stuck Like Glue”
Collaborative Video of the Year – Justin Bieber featuring Rascal Flatts – “That Should Be Me”
CMT Performance of the Year – Zac Brown Band and Jimmy Buffett – “Margaritaville” from CMT Crossroads: Jimmy Buffett and Zac Brown Band
USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year – The Band Perry – “If I Die Young”
Nationwide On Your Side Award – The Band Perry
Best Web Video of the Year – Blake Shelton – “Kiss My Country Ass”
Female Video of the Year – Miranda Lambert – “The House That Built Me”
Group Video of the Year – Lady Antebellum – “Hello World”
Male Video of the Year – Blake Shelton – “Who Are You When I’m Not Looking”
Video of the Year – Taylor Swift “Mine”