The ACM Award show takes place in Las Vegas this week, and country music's hottest stars will be taking a gamble on Lady Luck. Of course, winning top female artist or top country duo has a lot more to do with talent and hard work than luck, but in...... Read Full Episode Summary »
The ACM Award show takes place in Las Vegas this week, and country music's hottest stars will be taking a gamble on Lady Luck. Of course, winning top female artist or top country duo has a lot more to do with talent and hard work than luck, but in a city like Vegas, it's easy to get into the spirit of things. Catch all the excitement when CMT Insider heads to the city of lights for the big event. Host Katie Cook gives a wrap-up of the evening's top moments, talks to the big winners, and checks out the stars and clothes on the red carpet. Don't miss this week's show, coming to you from the Las Vegas strip. After the ACM Awards show, vote for your favorite moment from the show at Insider's show page Wednesday morning. Then watch CMT Insider later this week to see the results. Martina McBride has lent her time and talents to the contestants of the popular TV show American Idol. Cook recently spent time with the country songbird out on the road for her current tour and asked her about coaching the singers, appearing on Idol and more. Make sure you catch more of this exclusive interview on this week's show. Idol alum Bucky Covington has been riding high since his first CD debuted at No. 1 on the country charts. Last weekend, the stars were riding for charity in the ACM's Fourth Annual Motorcycle Ride in Las Vegas. Covington gives us the inside scoop on why celebrities like Big & Rich, Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town rode through the desert and down to the Vegas strip to raise money for a good cause. Find out more about the event and how the ACM Charitable Fund benefits music education and humanitarian organizations. Billy Currington is working on his third album and is aware of the differences from his first. The platinum-selling artist talked to CMT Insider about the songs he's recording and why he seems to gravitate toward love this time around. Keith Anderson has a new single out this month called "Sunday Morning in America." We'll head into the studio where he's recording and find out all about his new CD. Eclectic bluegrass trio Nickel Creek is on their farewell tour and emotions ran high when they talked about the many years they've spent together as a group. So, is this the end, or will they ever tour together again? Tune in to find out.