Brantley Gilbert is nominated for his first ever CMA Award at the upcoming CMA Awards Wednesday, November 9th, at 7pm on ABC.His songwriting efforts are paying off for him "Dirt Road Anthem" recorded by fellow Georgia boy Jason Aldean is nominated for Song of the Year. Brantley co-wrote the CMA nominated song with Colt Ford, and Brantley says songwriting has helped him get through some tough times.

Brantley Gilbert's' Taste of Country Christmas Tour' is headed for Texarkana November 9th and the show is officially sold out at Shooters.You ONLY have a few days left to enter your VIP Points in the Kicker VIP Club to WIN 4 VIP tickets to the show. Last day to enter is Sunday and the winner will be announced Monday afternoon. Brantley Gilbert with special guest Thomas Rhett is brought to you by Modern Primitives and the Best & Most Country Kicker 102.5!

Check out this recent interview with Brantley Gilbert on Q106 in Madison, Wisconsin, as he talks about being nominated and performs an acoustic version of his top 5 single "Country Must Be Country Wide".