Jason Aldean cranks up the heat in digital downloads topping the charts and making history, Jake Owen has been tapped as this year’s host for the 8th Annual ACM Honors and The Grammy winning Civil Wars is no more.
FOX News Radio Entertainment Correspondent, Michelle Pollino has the scoop on the Country music stars making headlines this week:
I’m Michelle Pollino
Jason Aldean is on fire… The “Burnin’ It Down” singer has been named the most-downloaded male country artist in history by the Recording Industry Association of America. The trade group responsible for tracking gold and platinum certifications celebrated Aldean’s accumulation of more than 21 million song downloads and on-demand streams during his career.
Jake Owen has been announced as this year’s host for the 8th Annual ACM Honors, an event that recognizes members of the country music community — both celebrities and executives — with musical tributes and special presentations. The evening’s honorees include Toby Keith, Kris Kristofferson, Carrie Underwood,and the late Buck Owens.
Now, the reasons still remain a mystery, but Joy Williams and John Paul White, the Grammy-winning duo better known as the Civil Wars, have announced that their musical partnership has officially come to an end in a statement released Tuesday.
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