• Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan Salute The Hag Live March 30, 2017
    Editor’s Note: Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan will talk about co-hosting the 52nd annual ACM Awards on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown on Saturday (April 1) and Sunday (April 2) at 9 a.m. ET/PT. Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan turned the Late Show with Stephen Colbert into a late night honky-tonk on Wednesday’s (March... […]
  • Meet the Man Who Taught Sun Records Cast How to Rock March 29, 2017
    The first time Sun Records founder Sam Phillips saw Chuck Mead play with BR-549 live in Memphis, he gave the Nashville honky-tonk rockers one of the greatest compliments any band could ever receive. “He came backstage,” Mead recalled during our CMT.com interview, “and said, ‘I like you guys. You guys are real different.’ Coming from... […]
  • Bobby Bare, Luke Combs and Rascal Flatts Reveal New Album Details March 29, 2017
    New albums by Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby Bare, rising artist Luke Combs and new ACM nominees Rascal Flatts will be part of the soundtrack of summer 2017. Available May 26, Bare’s newest album Things Change features 10 songs and closes with an updated version of his 1963 hit “Detroit City,” featuring Chris Stapleton.... […]
  • Keith Urban: “I Have an Artist Wife” March 29, 2017
    I am so happy that Nicole Kidman is talking about this. I have been absolutely glued to HBO’s Big Little Lies, and with every episode, I’ve wondered, “I can barely watch this. How can Keith Urban even watch this?” On the limited-series show, his wife plays Celeste, the wife of an awful man who makes... […]
  • ACM Awards Adds All-Star Collaborations and Celebrity Presenters March 29, 2017
    Brett Eldredge, Old Dominion, several all-star collaborations and celebrity presenters have been added to Sunday’s (April 2) 52nd annual ACM Awards. The night will feature the award show premieres of Thomas Rhett’s “Craving You” with Maren Morris and Cole Swindell’s “Flatliner” with Dierks Bentley. Keith Urban will sing “The Fighter” with Carrie Underwood, and Reba... […]
  • Hunter Hayes Moves Forward in “Yesterday’s Song” March 29, 2017
    I felt like Hunter Hayes had been noticeably quiet for a bit, and I missed him. Many of my friends did, too, always asking me, “Hey, have you heard anything about Hunter Hayes’ new music?” I hadn’t, but I knew he wasn’t just relaxing. My instincts told me Hayes was cooking up something great for... […]
  • Karen Fairchild: There Will Be Fringe March 29, 2017
    I think I know what Little Big Town‘s Karen Fairchild is going to wear when she walks the Academy of Country Music Awards red carpet on Sunday (April 2). It’s going to be cool, and it’s probably going to have fringe. In a new interview with the fashion site Racked, Fairchild admits she’s the biggest... […]