Four country superstars and a YouTube star have been added to a quickly growing list of 2015 CMA Awards performers. Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Zac Brown Band and Dierks Bentley will take the Bridgestone Arena stage on Nov. 4. One will bring a special guest.
Respected songwriter Charlie Robison may not have been looking to start a feud with country duo Florida Georgia Line, but his comments about country radio and a statement made by a top label executive were sure to draw a response.
Florida Georgia Line are called overnight successes, but in reality their work together began three years before 'Cruise' hit radio. For a long time Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard struggled with what to call their duo, and the name they stuck with was not their first choice.
Florida Georgia Line seemingly came out of nowhere when 'Cruise' became a radio hit in 2012. Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard exploded onto the scene and were quickly rubbing elbows with Luke Bryan and rapper Nelly. But overnight success? Hardly. Find out the unlikely place these two got the…