Tuesday, November 22, 2011

39th Annual American Music Awards!

The American Music Awards show was held at Nokia Theater in Los Angeles and began with an energetic performance by Nikki Minaj, who would later claim two awards: favorite rap/hip-hop artist and favorite rap/hip-hop album for "Pink Friday," which was released in November 2010.

The big winners of the night were Taylor Swift and Adele, who each won three awards. Swift took home awards for favorite country female artist, favorite country album for "Speak Now," and artist of the year. Adele earned favorite pop/rock feamle artist, favorite adult contemporary artist, and favorite pop/rock album for "21," despite being absent from the show recovering from throat surgery performed earlier this month.

Other winners included Beyonce as favorite soul/R&B female artist, Bruno Mars as favorite pop/rock male artist, Blake Shelton as favorite country male artist, Jennifer Lopez as favorite Latin music aritst, Rihanna for favorite soul/R&B album for "Loud," Lady Antebellum as favorite country band, duo or group, and Maroon 5 for as favorite pop/rock band, duo or group.

Performances by Justin Bieber, Kelly Clarkson, The Band Perry, Chris Brown, Katy Perry, LMFAO, Marc Anthony, and winners Jennifer Lopez and Maroon 5 completed the show.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Exciting News!

Hi All!

I am Christy Shreve and this a very exciting time at OnlineSheetMusic!
Our team will be launching a new site: OnlineSheetMusic.com, our next generation of technologies for accessing digital sheet music online.

Thanks to your input, OnlineSheetMusic.com will provide great new improvements to better serve you. Our goal is to be the BEST source for musicians, composers, arrangers, producers, students, teachers, and quite simply, anyone who loves to play music. Discovering the titles you want is now faster and easier.

Our team is very proud of our new home at OnlineSheetMusic.com and I urge you to check it out to see many of your favorite features along with our exciting new improvements!

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I will keep you updated here, on the OnlineSheetMusic Blog, as we move forward with the launch of OnlineSheetMusic.com!

Thursday, November 10, 2011

45th Annual CMA Awards

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood hosted the Awards and started out with a funny song about Hank Williams Jr troubles with ESPN on Monday Night Football. And they had Barbie dolls that looked like Faith Hill and Tim McGraw and were really funny playing with them on stage. Check out the YouTube video.

The major award category nominations of Country Music's biggest night and the winners below...

Entertainer of the Year Nominations: Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban...and the winner is.....Taylor Swift!!

Female Vocalist of the Year Nominations are: Sara Evans, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Taylor Swift, and Carrie Underwood...and the winner is....Miranda Lambert!!

Male Vocalist of the Year nominations are: Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, and Keith Urban...and the winner is.... Miranda Lambert's husband, Blake Shelton!!

New Artist of the Year nominations are: The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Thompson Square, and Chris Young...and the winner is The Band Perry, a trio with two brothers and a sister!!

Single of the Year Nominations are: "A Little Bit Stronger" by Sara Evans, "Colder Weather" by the Zac Brown Band, "Don't You Wanna Stay" by Jason Aldean, "Honey Bee" by Blake Shelton,"If I Die Young" by the Band Perry...And the winner is......"If I Die Young" by the Band Perry!!

Album of the Year Nominees are: "All About Tonight" by Blake Shelton, "My Kinda Party" by Jason Aldean, "Speak Now" by Taylor Swift, "This is Country Music", by Brad Paisley, and "You Get What You Give" by Zac Brown Band....and the winner is....Jason Aldean for "My Kinda Party"!!

Nominations for the Song of the Year are: "Colder Weather" written by Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Levi Lowrey, and Coy Bowles, "Dirt Road Anthem", by Brantley Gilbert and Colt Ford, "If I Die Young" written by Kimberly Perry, "Mean" written by Taylor Swift, "You and Tequila" written by Matraca Berg and Deanna Carter....and the winner is...."If I Die Young" written by Kimberly Perry!!

If you missed it, the show was very entertaining, and some great songs were performed, "Footloose" was performed by Blake Shelton and Kenny Loggins, who composed the song. "Georgia On My Mind" was performed by the Zac Brown Band, and Lionel Richie sang "Deep River Woman" with Darius Rucker and Little Big Town. A sweet tribute to Glen Cambell closed the biggest evening in Country Music. As always lots cowboy boots and hats but there were some interesting duets, and musical groupings that were fun to listen to, there was great choreography and beautiful costumes....its definitely not your mother's Country Music anymore!