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  • Florida Georgia Line Honored With CMA Triple Play Awards
    Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley's 2015 was on fire, but 2016 is off to an equally hot start. Continue reading…
  • Kacey Musgraves Puts Hammer Down on Stolen Lyrics: 'Think Before You Buy'
    Kacey Musgraves does not shy away from voicing her opinion on topics that matter deeply to her. Continue reading…
  • ToC Critic's Pick: Kalie Shorr, 'Fight Like a Girl' [Listen]
    Kalie Shorr’s “Fight Like a Girl” is everything you expect from the title, and then it's much more. Yes, it’s an anthem for marginalized females in country music, business and life. But it’s also a reminder of what songwriters in Nashville and beyond are fighting for daily. Continue reading…
  • Chuck Wicks Heading Out on Eight-City Turning Point Tour
    Chuck Wicks will hit the open road this month in support of his forthcoming sophomore album, Turning Point. The singer recently announced his Turning Point Tour, which will take him to eight cities in promotion of new music. Continue reading…
  • The Showdown: The Cadillac Three vs. Love and Theft
    The Cadillac Three rallied their fans for a big Showdown win over the weekend. Strong support from the trio's faithful on Twitter and Facebook proved to be the difference for "Graffiti," a new TC3 song that notched its first Showdown win. Continue reading…
  • Vince Gill Celebrating 25 Years on the Opry With Two Special Shows
    Vince Gill will mark a quarter of a century as a member of the Grand Ole Opry by playing two special concerts at the Opry House in Nashville in August. Continue reading…
  • Country Babies Born in 2016 [Pictures]
    Like flowers in spring, country babies are making showing up in bundles in 2016. Naturally, the country stars who are welcoming these tiny people are head over heels and eager to share their perfect productions with the world. Continue reading…
  • Little Big Town Honored With Music Biz Artist of the Year Award
    Little Big Town will be honored with the Artist of the Year Award by the Music Business Association this May for their contributions in the music industry last year. The 2016 Grammy and ACM-nominated country act will be celebrated at the Music Biz 2016 Awards Luncheon on May 18 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. Continue […]
  • #LetTheGirlsPlay Cover: The Eagles, 'Hotel California' [Watch]
    This week's Song Suffragettes cover is the most challenging yet. Five #LetTheGirlsPlay singers pay tribute to the Eagles and the late Glenn Frey by performing a haunting, acoustic version of "Hotel California." The harmonies are stunningly unique, yet true to the original spirit of this classic rock hit. Continue reading…
  • Chris Stapleton: 'I Don't Think Country Music Needs Saving'
    Chris Stapleton is one of the most critically acclaimed singer-songwriters in country music right now, but in a new interview, he says he doesn't want to be characterized as saving the genre with his back-to-basics approach... Continue reading…

RSS CMT Country News

  • Thomas Rhett Offers His “T-Shirt”
    No, it’s not an actual piece of his clothing, but Thomas Rhett is giving fans something almost as awesome with his single, “T-Shirt.” Like a real t-shirt, the track will also give you that warm and fuzzy feeling. Fresh off the success of his six-week No. 1, “Die a Happy Man,” the ACM new male... […]
  • GIF Recap: Party Down South Lyle’s Achy-Breaky Heart
    Between Lyle having a hard time digesting his fiancee's cheating rumors, and Daddy bringing home the wrong girl, due to beer goggles, it was a not-to-be-missed one-hour of entertainment. Please enjoy a recap of the episode, in GIFs.
  • Sam Hunt’s Super Bowl Pick
    Sam Hunt will be one of the millions of football fans watching the Super Bowl showdown between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos this Sunday (Feb. 7). And like most football fans, the former quarterback-turned-country star has already made his pick for Super Bowl champion. That pick is Peyton Manning and the Broncos. “I’m... […]
  • Jennifer Nettles Talks New Album and Next Women Tour
    We’ve loved her for over a decade as the lead singer of Sugarland, and over the past few years we’ve gotten to know Jennifer Nettles as a solo artist as well. In between headlining CMT’s 2016 Next Women of Country Tour and preparing to release a new album, we sat down with the songstress to... […]
  • Record Labels Trot Out Top Acts for Country Radio Seminar
    Country Radio Seminar kicks off Monday (Feb. 8) at the Omni Hotel in Nashville with the usual mixture of music, mentoring and how-to’s for radio programmers and their bosses. Produced annually by Country Radio Broadcasters, the convention will wrap up Wednesday night with the New Faces of Country Music show. This event is open only... […]
  • Music from Redneck Island: S5E2 – Broken Dreams
    Redneck Island: Season 5, Episode 2 – Broken Dreams A Thousand Horses – “Trailer Trashed” Don’t miss new episodes of Redneck Island: Battle at the Lake Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. And for exclusive news and video, photo galleries and more, head over to CMT.com, the CMT app, the official Redneck Island Facebook page and... […]
  • Two SXSW Films Making Television Premieres on CMT
    Two new films will make their world premieres at the SXSW Film Conference and Festival next month, and their television premieres on CMT later this year. The Bandit and Chicken People are both on the lineup at the film festival in the Documentary Spotlight. The festival takes place from March 11-19 in Austin, Texas. The... […]
  • Nelly Is Back in the Country Music Saddle
    While the rap genre is definitely Nelly‘s musical home, he seems to enjoy vacationing in the “country.” Nelly just released a cover version of Thomas Rhett‘s recent hit “Die a Happy Man,” adding his own smooth twist to the song in a way only Nelly could. Nelly’s TR tribute is actually his third country venture.... […]
  • Dierks Bentley: Exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
    Some of Dierks Bentley‘s first Nashville gigs were the kind where he would just play for tips at places like the Springwater Supper Club and Lounge in the late ’90s. And now he’s going to be featured in an exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. So, yes, every mile is indeed... […]
  • Is Luke Bryan Just Following Protocol?
    Maybe Luke Bryan does this all the time. Maybe all the country stars do it all the time. Or maybe, this was just a one-time, extra special thing. When Bryan’s latest single “Home Alone Tonight” made it to the top of the charts, he picked up the phone to call a couple of the song’s... […]

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