Bits & Pieces: Carrie Underwood, Carly Pearce, Niko Moon, Lindsay Ell

Carrie Underwood won her 16th and 17th American Music Awards on Sunday night. That included her 8th win for Favorite Female Country Artist and her 1st win as Favorite Inspirational Artist. She now ties Garth Brooks and Justin Bieber as the sixth top AMA winners of all time.

Niko Moon has earned double-Platinum certification for his #1 debut single “Good Time.” He also just kicked off his first ever headlining tour with back-to-back sold-out shows over the weekend. He’s now off the road for Thanksgiving and his next concert is in Kansas City, Missouri on December 2.

The Recording Academy has invited CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, Carly Pearce to help announce Grammy nominees this morning (Nov 23) at 10am ET. You can watch at

Lindsay Ell has teamed up for a duet with Chayce Beckham, the latest winner of ABC’s American Idol. The single, “Can’t Do Without Me” will officially be released on Monday, November 29. That’s the same day Lindsay is hosting the Canadian Country Music Awards, where she has five nominations.