• Thomas Rhett's Pregnant Wife Lauren Akins Gives Sweet Speech Before Presenting Him with CMT Award

    1 month ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren Akins , were able to spend some very special time together both on and off stage at Wednesday's CMT Artist of the Year ceremony.
    The show at Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville honored five different country artists, including Rhett, who was given his trophy on stage from his pregnant wife.
    Akins, who presented an award to her husband, 29, for the first time, used her moment in the spotlight to speak about her husband's dedication to music while still putting their soon-to-be family of five first.
    “When Thomas Rhett started out, I remember sharing a...
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  • Kane Brown Pays Tribute to Late Drummer Kenny Dixon in Tearful ‘CMT Artists' Speech

    Kane Brown Pays Tribute to Late Drummer Kenny Dixon in Tearful ‘CMT Artists' Speech

    1 month ago - By Variety

    Country star Kane Brown, unabashedly distraught over the death of his touring drummer Kenny Dixon just four days earlier in a car accident, dedicated his “CMT Artists of the Year” award to Dixon in a heart-rending appearance on the telecast Wednesday night. Brown ceded the performance slot he would have been allowed to friend Chris...
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  • Kane Brown Gets Emotional as He Opens Up About Death of Drummer at CMT Artists of the Year

    1 month ago - By Celebrity Babies

    It's a difficult time for Kane Brown and his band as they mourn the death of their friend and drummer, Kenny Dixon.
    On Wednesday night, the country singer, 25, broke down while accepting an award at this year's CMT Artists of the Year event, dedicating it to his late bandmate.
    “Thank you all so much. I want to dedicate this to our drummer Kenny,” Brown said, holding back tears, Entertainment Tonight reported.
    “He started with me coming out of Chattanooga off Facebook. People didn't think we would make it. He was with me the whole time. He was so supportive of me,” he added, crying...
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