George Strait was the big winner at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home the prize for fan-voted Entertainer of the Year.
After beating out Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert and the show's co-hosts Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, 61-year-old Strait said, "Wow... I always said I had the best fans in the world and I heard this was a fan-voted thing, so I rest my case ... This is so amazing. This has been an amazing past 30 years." Strait last won the award in 1990.
Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton are among the performers who will take the stage at the Academy of Country Music Awards next month, People reports.
Usher has already racked up an impressive team of contestants just two days into The Voice's blind auditions. But the R&B superstar insists there is one genre of music he'll never be able to win over.
"They're never going to accept me in Nashville. Ever," Usher says in this exclusive behind-the-scenes video.
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Shakira and Usher reclaim their big red chairs on Monday's Season 6 premiere of The Voice (8/7c, NBC), and it seems absence really does make the heart grow fonder — or at least hungrier.
Both coaches return from their season-long break ready to win and willing to do whatever it takes to do so. After making their debuts last spring in Season 4, Usher and Shakira seem poised to officially come out of the shadows of the original judges they replaced, Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green. How will they do it? And what else can fans expect from Season 6? Read on for five teases about The Voice's highly anticipated return...
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In the sneak peek below from the upcoming season, the foursome do a switcheroo, as Blake Shelton performs a Shakira song and vice versa, while Usher belts out a Maroon 5 favorite before Adam Levine jumps into an Usher ditty. By the end of the set, the four are jamming out together.