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  • Cam Marries Adam Weaver in California
    Over the weekend, Cam and Adam Weaver were married in Joshua Tree, California. According to People magazine, Saturday’s (Sept. 24) ceremony was intimate, with about 140 guests and a Mexican-inspired theme. When I talked to Cam this summer at the CMT Music Awards, she told me that when she was growing up in California, both... […]
  • Jake Owen: “It’s in My Blood”
    It’s not that tough to picture a 24-year-old Jake Owen signing his very first major label record deal. Because now, 11 years later, he still has such a young vibe about him. However, in an Instagram message posted Sunday (Sept. 25), Owen had the wisdom of a man twice his age when he talked about... […]
  • Grand Ole Opry Star Jean Shepard Dead at Age 82
    Grand Ole Opry star Jean Shepard, a fierce practitioner and defender of traditional country music, died Sunday (Sept. 25) in Nashville at the age of 82. The Country Music Hall of Fame member had been in ill health for the past several months. Born Ollie Imogene Shepard in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, on Nov. 21, 1933,... […]
  • Pilgrimage Music Festival: Six Things We Saw on Day One
    When it comes to the needs of live music fans, the Pilgrimage Music Festival thought of everything. A whole lane of road was blocked off for pedestrians to walk the mile-long stretch from downtown Franklin to the second annual event at the Park at Harlinsdale. Live college football was available at the festival’s Beer Hall... […]
  • Carrie Underwood Brings Storyteller Tour to Nashville
    Carrie Underwood’s first harmonica solo on the bluesy “Choctaw County Affair” in front of a packed Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Thursday (Sept. 22) made one fan in Section 108 go wild. That’s when Underwood — wearing a sheer flowing skirt and a severe-looking black bodice that resembled armor — ripped into a fiery harp... […]
  • How Rascal Flatts Get in the Christmas Spirit
    The temperature may still be in the 90s in Nashville, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get in the Christmas spirit a little early this year, thanks to Rascal Flatts. The group just announced their first-ever Christmas album, The Greatest Gift of All, to be released Oct. 21. CMT got a sneak peek of the... […]
  • Zac Brown Band, Eric Church Rack Up Additional Platinum Certifications
    The Zac Brown Band and Eric Church racked up more platinum album awards from the Recording Industry Association of America during the month of August, according to a report released this week by the RIAA. The ZBB’s The Foundation, released in 2008, has now been declared quintuple platinum for sales, downloads and streams equaling 5... […]
  • What Is Justin Timberlake Doing in Nashville?
    Justin Timberlake moved to the Nashville area about a year ago, and he’s living on 126 acres in the Leiper’s Fork community. But it sounds like he isn’t just living there to bask in the serenity and privacy that come with small-town life. He’s actually kind of doing the opposite, by hanging a virtual shingle... […]
  • CMT’s Artist Discovery Reveals Newest Talent
    Check out new videos from the latest additions to CMT’s Artist Discovery, an initiative aimed at spotlighting new artists and their music. Luke Combs Remember the feeling of seeing your ex for the first time after a breakup? Combs, a 26-year-old North Carolina native has put the feeling to music perfectly in his new song... […]
  • Murray Bartlett Is Coming to Nashville
    Murray Bartlett (Looking, Guiding Light, Sex and the City) has been cast as a recurring character in Nashville’s upcoming fifth season. He will play Jakob Fine, a very handsome, charismatic and successful men’s fashion designer. Bartlett is joining Grammy-winning singer Rhiannon Giddens and Emmy-nominated actress Jen Richards, who were also recently added to Nashville‘s star-studded... […]

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