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  • 6 Craziest Collabs of the CMT Music Awards
    From electronic music, to classic rock, the CMT Music Awards brings the most unexpected collaborations. Before June 8, let's take a look back at some of the most talked about performances.
  • The Story Behind Randy Houser’s Wedding Rule
    It happens all the time. Important photographs are ruined by people trying to capture their own photos. I call it “phone face.” And Randy Houser knows exactly what it means. That’s why he and his new wife Tatiana banned cellphones at their May 4 wedding in Franklin, Tennessee. “It seemed like almost every photo we... […]
  • Going Home Is Carrie Underwood’s Escape
    How can you tell how country Carrie Underwood is? Two words: “porch swing.” That’s one of the things Underwood told Country Living magazine she’s insisting on in the new house that she and her husband Mike Fisher are going to be building. “My husband, Mike, and I are designing our ‘forever’ home. My must-haves are... […]
  • Lady Antebellum Ready to Roll Again
    Lady Antebellum’s break is as good as over. When I caught up with the group at the recent Kentucky Derby, the conversation quickly turned to music, and the members of the trio gave me the scoop on what’s next. Despite taking a bit of time to themselves over the past year, the group always had... […]
  • When Dierks Bentley Had “No One to Sing For”
    This is how bad it used to be for Dierks Bentley. When he was playing Nashville bars in the late ’90s, the room would often be empty. He said so in a tweet on Friday (May 20). “I used to play for just the bartender, and she’d walk outside sometimes to make a call. And... […]
  • Garth Brooks: When the Old Stuff Was New
    “The last time I worked for a living, I was 23 and I was roofing houses.” That’s what Garth Brooks had to say about the long hours he and his band and crew are putting in on their current tour and how it still doesn’t feel like work. It’s one of those love-what-you-do-and-do-what-you-love mantras that... […]
  • David Nail’s Fighter Lands July 15
    David Nail’s fourth studio album Fighter lands July 15. Until then, Nail recorded hit songs by Adele, Phil Collins, Elvis Presley and the Weeknd for a new five-song EP titled Uncovered, which is available now. A remake of “Looking For a Good Time” from Nail’s debut album I’m About to Come Alive closes the collection.... […]
  • The Dude Perfect Show Behind-The-Scenes: Finding an Office Pet
    On Thursday’s (May 19) new episode of The Dude Perfect Show, the Dudes set out to give Garrett the bachelor party he never had, leaving their intern Chad all by himself at their office. Chad’s puppy-dog pout got the crew thinking about their lack of an animal companion. They already have the world’s coolest office,... […]
  • Trio Brings Out the Best in Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt
    Emmylou Harris claims she had a hidden agenda when she recorded Dolly Parton’s “Coat of Many Colors” for her 1975 album Pieces of the Sky. “When I made my record, Linda [Ronstadt] and I had told each other our favorite singer was Dolly,” Harris recalls. “I thought if I recorded a song of Dolly’s I... […]
  • Blake Shelton Shoots It Straight With If I’m Honest
    Blake Shelton didn’t want to beat around the bush with his 12th studio album If I’m Honest. To Shelton, giving fans an honest reflection of his life over the last year was the best policy. “I think it would be ridiculous for me to just throw out an album that doesn’t speak to my life,”... […]