Multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter Hunter Hayes is nominated in the Academy of Country Music Awards’ best new artist category.
According to the Associated Press, the Breaux Bridge native Hayes is up for the award with “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery and Brantly Gilbert. The three were chosen by fans and the ACM membership.
A second round of fan voting opens March 19 at this website, and will run through April 1 until 7 p.m.
ACM New Artist of the Year Award will be given out during the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards broadcast live on CBS, Sunday, April 1, 8 p.m., from Las Vegas.
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to offer shares of its stock to the public for the first time.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.