Fans voted for the band’s “One Man Band” for group video of the year. Don’t sweat if you have to miss it, though, OD fans. The band was not scheduled to perform.
The band, which includes two Botetourt County natives, was nominated for top country duo/group in last Wednesday’s Billboard Music Awards. Dan + Shay took the trophy.
OD won two awards in last month’s Academy of Country Music Awards, and is up for two more on Nov. 11, at the Country Music Association Awards, scheduled to air on ABC.
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has many historical instruments. See and hear them played by some of the greats on Oct. 28.
In a webcast at youtube.com/countrymusichof, the organization is pairing Country Music Hall of Famers Emmylou Harris, Ricky Skaggs and Marty Stuart with precious gear, according to an email from publicist Sacks & Co.
Harris will play Boudleaux Bryant’s 1961 Martin guitar. Skaggs will pick Bill Monroe’s 1923 Gibson F-5 mandolin. Stuart gets hold of…