RSS Taste Of Country

  • Thomas Rhett, Home Team Tour Openers Cover Bruno Mars [Watch]
    Thomas Rhett has just kicked off his Home Team Tour, and he made the opening night special by inviting his opening acts to join him onstage to cover Bruno Mars' current hit, "24K Magic." Continue reading…
  • Colton Swon Engaged to 'The Voice' Alumni Caroline Glaser
    The Voice proved not only a career opportunity for Colton Swon of the Swon Brothers, it also introduced him to the love of his life. The younger of the musical brothers got engaged to Caroline Glaser on Saturday night (Feb. 25) after planning a one-of-a-kind proposal. Continue reading…
  • Street Musician's Johnny Cash Cover Goes Viral [Watch]
    A video of the late Jesse Morris performing Johnny Cash has resurfaced and has Cash fans awed at the striking resemblance between the two singers' voices. Morris is shown in a four-minute clip busking while singing "Sunday Morning Comin' Down," and the resemblance is eerie. Continue reading…
  • 8 Unforgettable Johnny Cash Moments
    Johnny Cash is an icon. The late country legend was a trailblazer for country music and one of the most influential musicians of all time in any genre. He left behind a catalog of highs, a few lows and some simply unforgettable moments on film and television. Continue reading…
  • Eric Church 'Holds His Own' in Brooklyn [Pictures]
    “It’s just you and me tonight, Brooklyn”, Eric Church tells the audience at his sold out show at the Barclays Center. “You think you’re gonna hang with me tonight? We’re gonna go for a long damn time,” Church declared to his Outsiders, and his insiders, for what may very well contribute to another record year […]
  • Jon Pardi Releases Lively Video for 'Dirt on My Boots' [Watch]
    Jon Pardi drops a black-and-white, live music video for "Dirt On My Boots" on Friday (Feb. 24). The new clip finds Pardi performing the track live, complete with shots of the excited crowd and the singer's dramatic entrance to the stage, in between images of the video's leading lady riding her majestic horse and getting ready to see […]
  • Rory Feek Shares Beautiful Video of Daughter Learning to Walk [Watch]
    Rory Feek of country duo Joey + Rory is melting hearts everywhere with a new video showing his daughter Indiana's journey of learning how to walk. Continue reading…
  • Maren Morris Reveals New Single, Highlights Diverse 2017 CRS New Faces Show
    Maren Morris pulled out all the stops at the 2017 CRS New Faces of Country Music show Friday night (Feb. 24) in Nashville, playing her hits and revealing her new single to top off a whirlwind month that's been career-changing. Continue reading…
  • Little Big Town Tap Chris Stapleton, Sam Hunt for 'The Breaker' Show at Ryman Auditorium
    Little Big Town left the hits at home for the majority of Friday night's set at the Ryman Auditorium. The group instead played their new album The Breaker front to back with one or two, very notable interruptions. Continue reading…
  • Maddie & Tae, A Thousand Horses & More Debut New Music at CRS 2017
    New music was at the forefront of Big Machine Label Group's lunchtime Country Radio Seminar showcase on Friday (Feb. 24). Continue reading…

RSS CMT Country News

  • Nikki Lane: Inside the Life of a Highway Queen
    Nikki Lane had a pretty treacherous drive home from the 30th annual MusicFest in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Days before our interview, she was in the drivers’ seat of a rental Durango with no chains on the tires navigating the way home in a snow storm. It was a complete white-out with little to no... […]
  • ICYMI: Sun Records Behind The Scenes [PHOTOS]
    If you haven't watched the series premiere of Sun Records, do it now. However, if you have and can't get enough of the giant roster of rock 'n' rollers, enjoy the many behind-the-scenes photos taken by the actors on location in Memphis.
  • Aubrie Sellers: Calling It as She Sees It
    Aubrie Sellers, a member of CMT Next Women of Country, jokes she’s become a master at seeing through “other people’s crap,” and it shows in the observant songs on her breakout album New City Blues. “Magazines” casts a sarcastic eye on celebrity culture. In “Paper Doll,” she knows where she stands in a sea of... […]
  • LOCASH Revels in First No. 1 Single, “I Know Somebody”
    You could have crowd-surfed the entire length of Nashville’s Lower Broadway late Thursday evening (Feb. 23) as guests trampling each other’s feet poured into the Valentine saloon to celebrate the writers of LOCASH‘s first No. 1 single, “I Know Somebody.” Jointly written by Rhett Akins, Ross Copperman and Jeremy Stover, “I Know Somebody” was also... […]
  • Little Big Town’s “Better Man” Is Country’s Most-Played Song
    Maybe it was the recent Grammy Awards show, maybe it was low hanging clouds of fairy dust, but something boosted country album sales a few thousand units this week over last, according to Nielsen SoundScan. But let us first note that Little Big Town is back at the top of the country airplay chart with... […]
  • #NashvilleCMT Recap [SPOILER ALERT]
    “Meet me at the hospital”: the five words no one wants to hear. Ever. But after Rayna was in a car accident at the end of last week’s episode of Nashville, that’s exactly how Thursday night’s (Feb. 23) show started. After Deacon got the call about Rayna, he called Maddie. Gunnar called Scarlett. Someone called... […]
  • The Cast of Nashville Reacts to the Shocking Twist [SPOILERS]
    WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Nashville: Season 5, Episode 9: If Tomorrow Never Comes. On the latest episode of Nashville (Feb 23), we said goodbye to the legendary Rayna Jaymes. As the story unfolded on our TV screens, our beloved cast reacted on social media.
  • Courtney Cole Gets Sassy With “Ladylike”
    Try not to feel invincible and on top of the world when you listen to Courtney Cole‘s music. The Louisiana native is on a mission to empower you and inspire you with her passion, her dazzling personality and her vibrant and sweet pop-country, drawling vocals. She grew up right outside New Orleans on all types... […]
  • Sun Records‘ Chad Michael Murray on Playing the Pioneer Sam Phillips
    Sam Phillips once said, “If you’re not doing something different, you’re not doing anything.” And he certainly lived his life that way. Phillips, among many other accomplishments, founded the famous Sun Records, discovered artists like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, and is often credited with the invention of rock ‘n’ roll. Beyond... […]
  • Luke Bryan and Keith Urban Bookend CRS Lunch in Nashville
    Right before Luke Bryan walked onto the Ryman Auditorium stage to open the Country Radio Seminar’s annual Universal Music Group lunch show on Thursday (Feb. 23), the label’s Royce Risser told the packed house that this was the eighth show of its kind, that 14 artists would perform and that each one would do one... […]