Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockThe nominations for the 50th Annual ACM Awards were to be announced Tuesday morning, but that announcement has been postponed until later this week due to the severe snowstorm in the Northeast.

Hunter Hayes, Brandy Clark, Taylor Swift and Lee Ann Womack were among the stars on hand for the annual Grammy Awards nominees party Monday night at Nashville's Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. They'll all be on hand for the actual Grammy Awards ceremony coming up February 8 on CBS.

Maddie & Tae gave a surprise performance of their new single, "Fly," while in the air on a Southwest flight Monday as part of the airline's Live at 35 series.

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Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockThe nominations for the 50th Annual ACM Awards were to be announced Tuesday morning, but that announcement has been postponed until later this week due to the severe snowstorm in the Northeast.

Hunter Hayes, Brandy Clark, Taylor Swift and Lee Ann Womack were among the stars on hand for the annual Grammy Awards nominees party Monday night at Nashville's Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. They'll all be on hand for the actual Grammy Awards ceremony coming up February 8 on CBS.

Maddie & Tae gave a surprise performance of their new single, "Fly," while in the air on a Southwest flight Monday as part of the airline's Live at 35 series.

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Sam Hunt Gives Nashville a Sneak Peek at Lipstick Graffiti Tour

Sam Hunt previewed his Lipstick Graffiti tour with a five-song performance at Nashville's Rocketown Monday evening. The mini-concert was staged during Sam's party celebrating his first #1 hit as an artist, "Leave the Night On."

Sam's set included that song as well as his latest single, "Take Your Time."

I just wanna take your time... @samhuntmusic

A video posted by Hunter Kelly (@nashvillehk) on Jan 26, 2015 at 2:11pm PST

In keeping with the name of the tour, artists created graffiti paintings in the venue as Sam worked his way through the Montevallo album tracks "Speakers" and "Break Up in a Small Town." Sam recruited four break dancers, including two very young dancers, to bust some moves in the crowd for his final song, "House Party."

Baby break dancer at @samhuntmusic tour preview! #houseparty

A video posted by Hunter Kelly (@nashvillehk) on Jan 26, 2015 at 2:23pm PST

Sam's Lipstick Graffiti tour kicks off Thursday night at The Troubador in Hollywood, California.

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Sam Hunt Gives Nashville a Sneak Peek at Lipstick Graffiti Tour

UMG NashvilleSam Hunt previewed his Lipstick Graffiti tour with a five-song performance at Nashville's Rocketown Monday evening. The mini-concert was staged during Sam's party celebrating his first #1 hit as an artist, "Leave the Night On."

Sam's set included that song as well as his latest single, "Take Your Time."

 

I just wanna take your time... @samhuntmusic

A video posted by Hunter Kelly (@nashvillehk) on Jan 26, 2015 at 2:11pm PST

 

In keeping with the name of the tour, artists created graffiti paintings in the venue as Sam worked his way through the Montevallo album tracks "Speakers" and "Break Up in a Small Town." Sam recruited four break dancers, including two very young dancers, to bust some moves in the crowd for his final song, "House Party."

 

Baby break dancer at @samhuntmusic tour preview! #houseparty

A video posted by Hunter Kelly (@nashvillehk) on Jan 26, 2015 at 2:23pm PST

 

Sam's Lipstick Graffiti tour kicks off Thursday night at The Troubador in Hollywood, California.

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Chase Bryant Launching Take It On Back Club Tour Friday in North Carolina

Image Courtesy Broken Bow Label GroupChase Bryant is heading out on a headlining club tour starting this Friday, January 30 in Wilmington, North Carolina. The Take It On Back Tour launches as Chase's debut hit, also titled "Take It On Back," hits the top 10 on the country chart. He'll be on the road with Tim McGraw later this year, but Chase wanted to take this opportunity to connect with his fans in smaller venues.

In a message to his fans posted at Billboard.com, Chase says, "I wanted to bring the party to you guys and just kick it old school. We're all fans. We're all friends. The music is our connection. We'll all get where we're going together. That's the beauty of music."

Chase is bringing DJ Hish along as his opening act for the club tour.

Here are Chase Bryant's Take It On Back Tour Dates:

1/30 -- Wilmington, NC, Ziggy's by the Sea
1/31 -- Greenville, SC, Blind Horse Saloon
2/7 -- Medina, OH, Thirsty Cowboys
2/12 -- Columbus, OH, Newport Music Hall
2/13 -- Springfield, IL, Boondocks
2/14 -- Chicago, IL, Joe's on Weed
3/5 -- Greensboro, NC, Cone Denim Entertainment Center
3/6 -- Myrtle Beach, SC, The Boathouse
3/7 -- Charlotte, NC, Coyote Joe's
3/19 -- Dallas, TX, The Rustic
3/20 -- New Braunfels, TX, Gruene Hall
3/21 -- Oklahoma City, OK, Diamond Ballroom
3/26 -- Nacogdoches, TX, Banita Creek Hall
3/27 -- Baton Rouge, IL, Texas Club
4/3 -- Indianapolis, IN, 8 Seconds Club

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Chase Bryant Launching Take It On Back Club Tour Friday in North Carolina

Image Courtesy Broken Bow Label GroupChase Bryant is heading out on a headlining club tour starting this Friday, January 30 in Wilmington, North Carolina. The Take It On Back Tour launches as Chase's debut hit, also titled "Take It On Back," hits the top 10 on the country chart. He'll be on the road with Tim McGraw later this year, but Chase wanted to take this opportunity to connect with his fans in smaller venues.

In a message to his fans posted at Billboard.com, Chase says, "I wanted to bring the party to you guys and just kick it old school. We're all fans. We're all friends. The music is our connection. We'll all get where we're going together. That's the beauty of music."

Chase is bringing DJ Hish along as his opening act for the club tour.

Here are Chase Bryant's Take It On Back Tour Dates:

1/30 -- Wilmington, NC, Ziggy's by the Sea
1/31 -- Greenville, SC, Blind Horse Saloon
2/7 -- Medina, OH, Thirsty Cowboys
2/12 -- Columbus, OH, Newport Music Hall
2/13 -- Springfield, IL, Boondocks
2/14 -- Chicago, IL, Joe's on Weed
3/5 -- Greensboro, NC, Cone Denim Entertainment Center
3/6 -- Myrtle Beach, SC, The Boathouse
3/7 -- Charlotte, NC, Coyote Joe's
3/19 -- Dallas, TX, The Rustic
3/20 -- New Braunfels, TX, Gruene Hall
3/21 -- Oklahoma City, OK, Diamond Ballroom
3/26 -- Nacogdoches, TX, Banita Creek Hall
3/27 -- Baton Rouge, IL, Texas Club
4/3 -- Indianapolis, IN, 8 Seconds Club

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