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NEWS AND NOTES: Luke, Carrie, Eric, AJ, Strait

NEWS AND NOTES: Luke, Carrie, Eric, AJ, Strait
Alan Jackson
Carrie Underwood
Eric Church
George Strait
Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood have earned American Music Awards nominations. Luke is up for Favorite Male Artist Country, while Carrie is nominated for Favorite Female Artist Country. The 2018 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on October 9th at 8pm ET on ABC.

Eric Church was just announced as one of the performers at the 12th annual Stand4Heroes event at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on November 5th. Bruce Springsteen, Seth Meyers, Jim Gaffigan, Jon Stewart and many special guests will also participate. Tickets go on sale Thursday (September 13th) at Noon ET.

UMG Nashville has teamed up with the Gaither Music Group to create a new Gaither Gospel Series titled Country Gospel Collection. The first volume will include classic country gospel songs from some of the biggest names, including Alan Jackson and George Strait, as well as songs by Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell and Conway Twitty, among others. Country Gospel Collection Volume 1 will be released October 5th.

Country Gospel Collection Volume 1 Track List:

  1. Just A Closer Walk With Thee- Patsy Cline
  2. How Great Thou Art- Alan Jackson
  3. What A Friend We Have In Jesus- Glen Campbell
  4. Shall We Gather At The River- Tennessee Ernie Ford
  5. Take My Hand Precious Lord- Roy Acuff
  6. I Saw The Light- Hank Williams
  7. Will The Circle Be Unbroken- George Jones
  8. In The Garden- Loretta Lynn
  9. You’ll Never Walk Alone- Conway Twitty
  10. Peace In The Valley- Johnny Cash
  11. I Saw God Today- George Strait
  12. Amazing Grace- The Statler Brothers