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  • Natalie Maines Hints at Dixie Chicks U.S. Tour Dates
    The Dixie Chicks thrilled European fans recently by announcing they’d be reuniting and going on tour across the pond, but is it possible the band will take a tour stateside? According to Natalie Maine’s Twitter page, it might be in the cards. Continue reading…
  • Jake Owen Selling Restored Jeep Used in Music Videos
    If you’re a Jake Owen fan and happen to have $23,000 lying around, you could be the proud owner of the 1990 Jeep Grand Waggoneer used in several of the artist’s music videos. Owen had the baby blue and wood-paneled vehicle posted on Craigslist recently. Continue reading…
  • Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney + More to Perform at 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival
    The 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival features a huge lineup brimming with stars, and three of country’s own leading men will be taking the stage this year Sept. 18-19 in Las Vegas. Continue reading…
  • New Songs on the Radio for July 2015
    The summer is just filled with great new songs on the radio in July 2015. Continue reading…
  • Carrie Underwood Sells Out Four Opry Shows in One Weekend
    Carrie Underwood's comeback to country after giving birth to baby Isaiah Michael Fisher has been a very successful one, and it just keeps getting better. The proud mama sold out four shows at the Grand Ole Opry in just one weekend. Continue reading…
  • Car Chases, Shootouts All Part of Randy Houser's 'We Went' Video
    Randy Houser transitions from playing  cowboy to outlaw in the new music video for his song “We Went.” The video will debut this weekend, but Taste of Country has this extensive behind the scenes look at the action — and there’s a lot of action. Continue reading…
  • Miranda Lambert Writing New Songs After Divorce
    After the news of Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert's divorce broke last week, many fans questioned if true love even existed anymore. And though it broke many "relationship goals," there is one positive that may come from it: new music. Continue reading…
  • Alabama Announce First New Country Album in 14 Years
    The last time Alabama put original music out, the country genre looked a little different, and the band itself did too. Now 14 years later, Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook are slated to release a brand new album, Southern Drawl. Continue reading…
  • Scotty McCreery Debuting New Single on Fox and Friends Concert Series
    American Idol alum and country throwback star Scotty McCreery will be taking the stage as part of the Fox and Friends All American Summer Concert Series this Friday (July 31), debuting his new track “Southern Belle” for the first time on television. Continue reading…
  • Clare Dunn Dishes on Bad Record Deals and Singing With Luke Bryan
    Clare Dunn is a Colorado native who left everything behind to pursue her dreams in Nashville. While the first few years were challenging, she's now released her debut album and single on MCA Records. She stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about that and singing with Luke Bryan. Continue reading…

RSS CMT Country News

  • Miranda Lambert, RaeLynn Skip the Makeup
    I couldn’t help but smile when I saw this Instagram photo of Miranda Lambert with one of her favorite country gals and dearest friends, the always adorable RaeLynn. The two are “smizing” (that’s smiling with your eyes, according to supermodel Tyra Banks) behind two mugs of coffee with some pretty rocking messy hair and makeup-free... […]
  • Steel Guitarist and Inventor Buddy Emmons Dead at 78
    Fabled steel guitarist Buddy Emmons — whose sweeping, lyrical flourishes elevated such stylistically disparate classics as Ray Price’s “Night Life” and Judy Collins’ “Someday Soon” — has died at his home in Hermitage, Tenn., at the age of 78. The exact date of his death has not yet been disclosed. Born Jan. 27, 1937 in... […]
  • Craig Campbell’s Wife Encouraged Sexy New Video
    This is one way to get over the awkward sexy scenes with a stranger: Invite your wife. Craig Campbell’s brand new video for “Tomorrow Tonight,” which premiered Thursday (July 30) on CMT, is sexy as hell. It features him flirting and ultimately carrying on bare-chested in bed with a woman who is not his wife.... […]
  • Two Hours of Miranda Lambert, Cool Friends at Nashville Club
    It sounds like there was a cool little guitar pull in Nashville on Tuesday night (July 29). Only this one had some star power that wasn’t so little. Because Miranda Lambert was at the helm, and she had her songwriter friends who’ve written or co-written most of the biggest hits in Nashville in the past... […]
  • Will Jason Aldean Continue His Acting Career?
    When Jason Aldean made his acting debut in the Western thriller Sweetwater back in 2013 alongside movie stars like January Jones and Ed Harris, fans and critics alike were all thinking, “Could this be Aldean’s new thing?” With fellow superstars like Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Trace Adkins, Toby Keith, Kix Brooks making the leap to... […]
  • Are the Dixie Chicks Considering a U.S. Tour?
    The Dixie Chicks recently announced a string of European tour dates. In 2016. But part of me is like, “Who cares?” Not because of any political controversy from several years ago but because 2016 is just so far away. Or so I thought. Until Wednesday (July 29), when the band’s lead singer Natalie Maines kind... […]
  • Jason Isbell Claims Top Album Slot With Something More Than Free
    Man, are the charts popping this week! Finally. Americana favorite Jason Isbell edges out the mighty Alan Jackson to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s country albums chart, and Brantley Gilbert’s “One Hell of an Amen” ascends to the peak of the country airplay rankings, climaxing a 37-week climb. By Nielsen SoundScan’s count, Isbell’s album,... […]
  • Kacey Musgraves to Perform at Farm Aid
    Ten years ago, Kenny Chesney took the Farm Aid stage in Chicago to help Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews do something to help farmers thrive. Now it’s Kacey Musgraves‘ turn to represent modern country music at Farm Aid. Musgraves will be appearing at the music and food festival in Chicago on... […]
  • How to Properly Jam at the Oregon Jamboree
    Forget Sweet Home, Alabama. For country music fans, it’s all about Sweet Home, Oregon, for the Oregon Jamboree taking place Friday through Sunday (July 31-Aug. 2). Never heard of the place? Well, it’s about to be all over your map as some the biggest names in country music trek up to picturesque northwest town for... […]
  • Alan Jackson’s Blue Plate Obsession
    Whenever a big star does this feature in Us Weekly, you know it’s going to be pretty revealing. But when a guy like Alan Jackson — who has been at this country music gig for decades — does it, even better. Because even though we’ve all been reading about Jackson for years, it seems like... […]

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