The 2012 Grammy Awards continue to be good to Lady Antebellum. The country trio scored big again on Sunday night, ousting five other country stars to win the Best Country Album award for their latest album, ‘Own the Night.’
Maybe someone forgot to put fresh batteries in Jason Aldean‘s microphone, because the singer’s voice went silent during his duet performance of ‘Don’t You Wanna Stay’ at the 2012 Grammy Awards on Sunday night. What started as a wonderful collaboration became an awkward moment that Aldean and Kelly Clarkson managed to make the most of.
As Glen Campbell took the stage at the 2012 Grammy Awards on Sunday night, more than a few fans and friends in the audience looked nervous, not sure how the country legend would do during a celebration of his life and career. Halfway through his song ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ however, everyone breathed more than a sigh of relief. In fact, they were dancing in the aisles — literally.
Taylor Swift has performed ‘Mean’ at award shows before, but Sunday night’s performance at the 2012 Grammy Awards felt a little more personal. The country superstar was soaring with confidence after winning two awards for the third single from ‘Speak Now’ earlier in the night.
Taylor Swift didn’t even have time to set down her first award at the 2012 Grammy Awards before her name was called again. The singer emerged from just offstage to accept the award for Best Country Song during a webcast prior to the official television broadcast.
Taylor Swift is one-for-one at the 2012 Grammy Awards. The 22-year-old country superstar was on hand to accept her award for Best Country Solo Performance for ‘Mean’ during a pre-show webcast prior to the Sunday night broadcast on CBS.
Dierks Bentley‘s new look and new album make the Taste of Country Daily Roundup today. The singer released ‘Home’ on Tuesday and debuted a new style during the same week. Faith Hill is back in the Roundup as well, talking about a gift she got from husband Tim McGraw that scared her blonde. OK, it wasn’t that bad, but read for yourself.
Eighties rocker Bret Michaels of Poison has revealed that he enjoyed Thanksgiving at Loretta Lynn‘s Hurricane Mills, Tenn. ranch, and afterward the two collaborated on a few songs. Rolling Stone reports that Michaels and Lynn are going to re-record his band’s 1988 hit ‘Every Rose Has Its Thorn’ for Michaels’ upcoming solo album.
As courts decide who’s to blame, who to fine and how to learn from the tragic stage collapse that occurred minutes before Sugarland was scheduled to take the stage at the Indiana State Fair last August, one fair executive claims the band resisted any delay in their show.
Should Brantley Gilbert have to give an acceptance speech at the 2012 ACM Awards in April, he tells Taste of Country he’ll pretty much wing it. The singer says he won’t come prepared with notes, or a written list of thank yous.
The 2012 ACM Awards nominees for New Artist of the Year were revealed today, making three country men very happy. Merle Haggard also found reason to be happy, as he returns to the road following a battle with pneumonia, and Jason Aldean will be working hard to be happy with his upcoming 2012 Grammys performance. These are just a few of the top country music news stories found in today’s Daily Roundup.
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