Sunday, October 16, 2011

Quick quips: American Country Awards, Jose Feliciano, Vince Gill, David Hess

Email this story Printable version The nominations were announced for the 2nd annual American Country Awards, to be held on December 5 in Las Vegas. Some artists nominated: Alison Krauss (Artist of the Year: Female) Reba McEntire (Single of the Year: Female, Music Video: Female (Turn on the Radio)) Alabama (Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration (Old Alabama with Brad Paisley) Jimmy Buffett (Single of the Year: Vocal Collaboration (Knee Deep with the Zac Brown Band)) George Strait (Touring Headline Act of the Year) The complete list of nominees can be seen here. Jose Feliciano is opening a new cafe in the city of Vienna, Austria. The singer will travel to the city for the November 18 opening. Vince Gill has been named the Grand Marshal for the 59th Annual Nashville Christmas Parade, which will be on December 2. David Hess, who write I Got Stung for Elvis Presley and Speedy Gonzales for Pat Boone, died after a heart attack on October 8 at the age of 75. As a recording artist, Hess cut the original version of Otis Blackwell's All Shook Up. Later in his career, he began acting including the original version of Last House on the Left. To be in with a chance of winning 1000 CDs including rare, signed and promotional copies simply 'like' our Award Winning facebook page here! And double your chances by following us on Twitter Follow @MusicNewsWeb For all DVD, Blu-Ray and other film related prizes visit our sister site competitions page here. Good luck!