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NEWS AND NOTES: Chris Stapleton, George Strait, Luke Bryan, Josh Ross

NEWS AND NOTES: Chris Stapleton, George Strait, Luke Bryan, Josh Ross
Chris Stapleton
George Strait
Josh Ross
Luke Bryan

The Music Industry paid tribute to several artists including Chris Stapleton at the ACM Honors, which were filmed at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium on August 23rd. Performers include Keith Urban, Jordan Davis, Priscilla Block, The War And Treaty, Anne Wilson, Trisha Yearwood, Nelly, Lady A, Bailey Zimmerman, Lee Brice, Hailey Whitters and many more.

Honorees include Chris Stapleton for the ACM Triple Crown Award, Tim McGraw for the ACM Icon Award, Kane Brown for the ACM International Award, and HARDY for the ACM Artist-Songwriter of the Year Award. Other honorees include Clint Black, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Charlie Daniels, K.T. Oslin, BRELAND, Ashley Gorley, Mike Dungan, Bill Mayne, Charlie Cook and Troy Vollhoffer. The ACM Honors will air Monday (September 18th) at 8pm ET/7pm CT on FOX.

George Strait worked with artist Tim Wakefield and Soundwaves Art for a new round of limited-edition art pieces made from his music. Proceeds from the sale of the artworks will go to Sweet Relief, which assists those struggling in the music industry.



Luke Bryan‘s Boldly Grown Peanuts sold out so fast, so the superstar and Fendt created a limited-time fourth flavor — Backroads Bourbon, on sale now at


Josh Ross, who is making his way up the U.S. Country Charts with “Trouble,” won Breakthrough Artist or Group of the Year Award at the Canadian Country Music Awards on Saturday (September 16th).