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  • Surprise! Blake Shelton To Play Kansas City, Tonight
    Blake Shelton had a day off and he didn’t like it, so he scheduled a surprise show for fans in Kansas City. The singer made the announcement on Twitter during a series of cheeky tweets. Continue reading…
  • Florida Georgia Line Take 'H.O.L.Y.' to Top of the Charts
    Florida Georgia Line are celebrating their 11th No. 1 single with "H.O.L.Y." The song, written by busbee, Nate Cyphert, William Wiik Larsen, recently topped both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart. Continue reading…
  • 2016's Hottest Artists Under 25
    These five acts are the future of country music, and they're barely old enough to drink. Our Hottest Artists Under 25 list — 2016 edition — taps acts whose careers are so hot right now, they're practically on fire. Continue reading…
  • Garth Brooks to Play First Concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium
    On Wednesday Garth Brooks announced he will headline a concert at the Ryman Auditorium for the very first time. Continue reading…
  • Cassadee Pope Says She Begged Her Boyfriend to Be in 'Summer' Video
    Cassadee Pope released the steamy music video for her single "Summer" earlier this year and it has the singer getting very cozy with a male actor in the clip. In an interview with her record label Big Machine Label Group, Pope says she originally envisioned the video to include her boyfriend Rian Dawson, who is […]
  • Kane Brown Asks for Prayers for His Sister After Stabbing
    Kane Brown's sister was stabbed multiple times on Tuesday, according to the singer. Brown took to Facebook to ask for prayers, and offer a warning to the person responsible Continue reading…
  • New Country Music Releases for August 2016
    Florida Georgia Line's anticipated Dig Your Roots album finally drops this month, but that's just one album release in August 2016. Two country icons, an American Idol and several other artists have albums we can't wait for in August! Continue reading…
  • Chris Stapleton and Brandy Clark Bring Traveller Tour to Queens [Pictures]
    Chris Stapleton and Brandy Clark brought Stapleton's headlining Traveller Tour to Queens, New York on Saturday (July 23). Continue reading…
  • 6 Unforgettable Eric Church Moments [Watch]
    We made a small change to this week's Unforgettable Country Moments video to honor the spirit of Eric Church. Instead of focusing on the highs of his life and career, we focused on six moments that made everyone step back and go "Whoa!" Continue reading…
  • Florida Georgia Line Fully Explain Police 'Misunderstanding'
    Florida Georgia Line say events that led to them being labeled as “anti-police” were a misunderstanding that was blown out of proportion. In a note to fans on Instagram, the duo explain they simply didn’t need additional security. They were covered. Continue reading…

RSS CMT Country News

  • Miranda Lambert Loves Chicago
    Miranda Lambert is playing Chicago on Friday night (July 29), and I’m sure she’s just as thrilled as I am. I know this because in a recent radio interview, Lambert said in no uncertain terms that Chicago is her kind of town. “I love Chicago,” she said. “You know it’s always a great place to... […]
  • Garth Brooks to Play First Full Ryman Concert
    Garth Brooks first moved to Nashville almost 30 years ago. And I think he’s played shows in just about every room in Music City. Except one. The Ryman Auditorium. Until now. But on Sept. 8, to launch his new SiriusXM radio station – The Garth Channel -Brooks will be playing an invitation-only show for SiriusXM... […]
  • Earls of Leicester Lead IBMA Nominees
    The Earls of Leicester, an all-star band of veteran musicians, lead the field of nominees at the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards, the IBMA announced Wednesday morning (July 27) in Nashville. The band is nominated for entertainer of the year, vocal group of the year and instrumental group of the year. Individual nominations went to... […]
  • Still The King Coming Back for Season 2
    Your favorite Sunday night comedy, Still The King, is officially coming back for round two. The series’ second season will again consist of 13 episodes starring Billy Ray Cyrus, Joey Lauren Adams and Madison Iseman. Still The King‘s premiere this past June was CMT’s highest rated original series premiere to date, grossing more than 4.7... […]
  • Steven Tyler Tops Country Albums Chart
    What a way to end the month! Steven Tyler, the Aerosmith frontman who’s still finding his way in country music, found the golden door this week as his We’re All Somebody From Somewhere debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s country albums chart. It reaches that eminence on first-week sales of 16,771 units, according to the... […]
  • Maren Morris: CMT’s Next Women of Country Live
    Ask Maren Morris about her music, and you know that with a soulful voice like hers, she’s bound to have some solid influences, including Dolly Parton. In a new interview for CMT’s Next Women of Country Live, Morris reveals Parton as one of her biggest influences as a singer, songwriter and personality. “I was such... […]
  • Brett Eldredge Working on New Music
    Brett Eldredge’s latest album Illinois turns one on Sept. 11. But the No. 1 thing to understand about creative people is that they can’t stop creating. “I’m already writing for my third album,” Eldredge says in a new All Access Q&A. “I write a lot. I have songs that didn’t make the last album that... […]
  • Kip Moore Shares the Story Behind “Cigarette”
    Any pro songwriter knows that inspiration can come from anywhere at any time. One just has to pay attention. The day Frankie Ballard’s new single “Cigarette” was written, Kip Moore happened to be paying close attention to a stranger’s last drag. At the time, Moore was in the middle of a songwriting session with Chris... […]
  • Willie Nelson Prepares For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price
    Willie Nelson‘s next album will be a tribute to fellow Country Music Hall of Fame member Ray Price. Working closely with two longtime friends — producer Fred Foster and conductor-arranger Bergen White — Nelson recorded the album at Nashville’s Ocean Way Studios. Price, who died in 2013 at age 87, and Nelson recorded two albums... […]
  • Carrie Underwood’s Son’s One Splash Worth a Million
    Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher’s 17-month-old son Isaiah has officially mastered the belly flop. There’s no denying that after watching the Instagram post of his cautious technique in their kiddie pool earlier this week. But also noteworthy is his parents’ ability to share the tiny video of his tiny feat and together get a combined... […]