Country Moose Music News

No more #GrammysSoMale? Cam and Sheryl Crow among artists named to Recording Academy task force on diversity and inclusion

ABC/Image Group LA On Grammy night earlier this year, Neil Portnow, the head of the Recording Academy, sparked outrage when he told reporters that women need to “step up” to be better represented at the ceremony.  Now the Recording Academy has formed a special task force to examine “barriers and biases affecting women and other underrepresented voices in the music industry.”... Read more

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Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Twenty-three years ago this week, this country superstar won his very first Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Male Vocalist. Can you name this singer,  who took home the trophy in 1995? ANSWER: Tim McGraw... Read more

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Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Dustin LynchBrett YoungLauren AlainaJustin MooreChris Janson, Chase RiceCam and Rodney Atkins join the lineup for the Gulf Coast Jam August 31-September 2 in Panama City Beach, Florida. Thomas RhettFlorida Georgia Line, and Eric Church will headline. ... Read more

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