• Nick Jonas Confesses “Lifetime Crush” on Shania Twain December 9, 2016
    Right around the time Shania Twain signed her first record deal in Nashville, a fan was born. Literally. Nick Jonas, of Jonas Brothers fame, wasn’t born until 1992, just a few months before Twain released her debut album. As the years flew by for the budding pop star, he told Billboard, he started to develop... […]
  • Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountains Rise Adds Eight Acts December 9, 2016
    Dolly Parton’s telethon Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund has added performances by Chris Stapleton, Chris Young, Big & Rich, Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant, LOCASH, Chris Janson and Montgomery Gentry. They join previously announced performers Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers, Alison Krauss and Parton herself. The three-hour event takes place live... […]
  • CMT Listen Up Reveals “17 for 2017” December 8, 2016
    CMT has revealed “17 for 2017” artists for its year-long Listen Up campaign recognizing and supporting country music’s most promising newcomers. The campaign will run throughout the year, highlighting the 17 artists across CMT platforms to the network’s passionate music fan base, giving them a deeper look at the careers of these artists through featured... […]
  • All-Star Randy Travis Tribute Coming to Nashville December 8, 2016
    Legends and mutual friends will come together for one night only in Nashville to celebrate the life and music of Randy Travis. The concert, billed as “1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis,” will take place Feb. 8 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The initial lineup includes performances Alabama,... […]
  • Best Christmas Memory: Cole Swindell December 8, 2016
    “The older I get, the more special time with family gets.” That’s what Cole Swindell told me when we talked about our favorite Christmas memories. For him, though, his wasn’t about a new bike, a cool toy or some kind of trip down Santa Claus Lane. It was about his dad, William, who died in... […]
  • World Premiere: Lacy Cavalier’s “Flat Bill” December 8, 2016
    We can probably all admit that we’ve gone to some crazy lengths to get the attention of the opposite sex. Well, newcomer
  • Today Comes to Nashville December 7, 2016
    On a segment of Wednesday morning’s (Dec. 7) Today show, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb packed up their interview cards (and their wine glasses) and hightailed it down south to shadow our Nashville cast as they shot an episode for the upcoming fifth season. The charming co-hosts started their day with another unstoppable duo,... […]