Good news for The Band Perry. The superstar country music trio has been nominated for two ACM Awards.
The announcement was made this week that the band has been nominated for “Vocal Group of the Year” and “Music Video of the Year.” The second of the nominations from the Academy of Country Music is for the video for the band’s #1 single, ‘Better Dig Two.’ That song was also the lead single from the band’s latest album, Pioneer. This year marks the third consecutive year that The Band Perry has been nominated for “Vocal Group of the Year.” It is the fourth consecutive year that the trio has received nominations from the Academy of Country Music. The band’s biggest year to date was 2011. It was that year that the band received five total ACM nominations. It won the award that year for “New Artist of the Year.”
Reid Perry spoke on behalf of the band after the announcement. He expressed the band’s excitement of being nominated again, and getting to come to Las Vegas again. Las Vegas is the home of the ACM Awards, which will be broadcast on CBS April 6th on CBS. “It’s such an honor to find out about our two ACM Award nominations,” he said. “We love the theatrics that happen in Vegas, and remember, what happens in Vegas … gets broadcast on live TV.”
The announcement of the band’s latest nominations comes at a high time for the band as it is scheduled to perform live on Fox as part of the network’s Super Bowl pre-game party. The band will perform alongside American Idol Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips. Reid’s brother and fellow band mate Neil jokingly discussed the band’s anticipation of playing the pre-game show and being back in temperatures above zero. “We’re all huge football fans, and there’s nothing more exciting than to be a part of football’s biggest day,” he said. “We’ve been up in Canada on our We Are Pioneers World Tour for the past month, so we’re just glad it will be above zero degrees in New York!”
The band won’t be slowing down any time soon after its performance this weekend on Fox. That performance is just part of its ongoing North American tour in support of Pioneer. It will be in Independence, MO next Thursday, February 6th. The band also has a planned performance later this Spring in North Carolina. It is scheduled to perform live in Cherokee, North Carolina on Friday, April 25th at the Harrah’s Cherokee. The band’s latest schedule of performances is listed below.
THE BAND PERRY FULL LIST OF TOUR DATES
* Blake Shelton Tour
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