Late afternoon storm clouds were rolling across Nashville and rain had begun to pepper the streets of Music Row as a crowd packed the reception hall at the BMI building to toast Brett Eldredge's second No. 1 single, "Beat of the Music."
Dierks Bentley, Kelly Clarkson and Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott are among the newly-announced performers who will take part in the eighth annual ACM Honors ceremony taking place Sept. 9 in Nashville.
I love a good story-based music video -- one with a plot, a little dialogue. It's like a little mini-movie, and Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett's video for "Small Town Throwdown" is a hilarious and shining new example of such.