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  1. Country Stars Have Little Big Town’s Back in “Girl Crush” Controversy
    I think Miranda Lambert spoke for all of the country stars when she said, “I got a song crush.” She just wrote that on Twitter. And that song she’s crushing on is the one every other country star can’t stop talking about — Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush.” The stars are flooding social media with... Read more »
  2. Darius Rucker Works It Out Southern Style
    The fourth time could be the biggest charm yet for Darius Rucker with this week’s arrival of his new solo album, Southern Style. With the success of the project’s first single, “Homegrown Honey,” it’s already a winner for the singer-songwriter. Official chart numbers including the album won’t be out until next week, of course, but... Read more »
  3. Keith Urban, Eric Church Added to ACM Party for a Cause
    Keith Urban, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Hunter Hayes, Alan Jackson, Jake Owen, Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, Lady Antebellum and The Band Perry are among the latest additions to the lineup for the third annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival taking place April 17-18 in Arlington, Texas. The outdoor festival at Globe Life Park... Read more »
  4. Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen Have “Standards”
    I refuse to call the friendship between Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen a “bromance.” In a recent chat with them, I said I felt like it cheapened what the two share. “Thank you!” Bowen chuckled back at me. But it’s true. Spend 15 minutes in a room with them and you will see and feel... Read more »
  5. Dolly Parton on Dollywood and a New Trio Reissue
    Dolly Parton’s career longevity and success across entertainment frequently makes her a trending topic in Internet searches, especially recently with the 30th anniversary of the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In a recent interview with CMT Hot 20 Countdown, Parton said that Dollywood’s success has surpassed her wildest dreams. “It’s just amazing,” she... Read more »
  6. Darius Rucker Releases New Album, Southern Style
    Darius Rucker is celebrating his latest hit single, “Homegrown Honey,” and Tuesday’s (March 31) release of his new album, Southern Style. During a recent interview with CMT Hot 20 Countdown, the singer-songwriter offered details on the direction of his latest project. “You have something in mind, but it always changes once you start writing the... Read more »
  7. 6 Reasons You Should Be Loving “Girl Crush”
    The members of Little Big Town have done nothing wrong. But because of a handful of complaints to country radio and a resulting media buzz that has become bigger than the song itself, their “Girl Crush” is the victim here. Just because the song was initially misunderstood by a few vocal country radio listeners, we’re... Read more »
  8. Miranda Lambert Keeps It Real at Madison Square Garden
    NEW YORK CITY — The more country stars tend to eschew the raw, rootsy side of their sound in favor of electronic production touches and hip-hop heavy programmed beats, the more remarkable — and reassuring — it is that an artist as uncompromisingly organic-sounding as Miranda Lambert can be so successful. With songs and vocal... Read more »
  9. Brooks & Dunn Reuniting at ACM Awards
    A reunion of Brooks & Dunn and a surprise duet featuring Christina Aguilera have been added to the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards set for April 19 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and Rascal Flatts are other new additions to the... Read more »
  10. Willie Nelson Confirms Eric Church, Merle Haggard for Fourth of July Picnic
    Eric Church, Merle Haggard, Kacey Musgraves, Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Jason Isbell and Chris Stapleton have signed up to join Willie Nelson for his 42nd annual Fourth of July Picnic in Austin, Texas. More than 20 artists will be performing on two stages during the July 4 event at the Circuit of the Americas’ Austin360... Read more »
  11. First Photo of Carrie Underwood’s Baby
    Even better news than the Nashville Predators making it into the playoffs? The fact that it gave Carrie Underwood a reason to post a new (and more complete) picture of her baby boy Isaiah. “The Predators are in the playoffs! Just waiting to get called up! #PutMeInCoach,” Underwood posted on Twitter on Sunday (March 29)... Read more »
  12. How Did Luke Bryan Hurt His Elbow?
    “No biggie,” Luke Bryan said in a weekend tweet after a few photos of him in an arm sling started making the rounds on social media and his fans started asking questions and sharing their concerns. No biggie. Minor surgery on a tendon on my elbow. Been putting it off. All good. — Luke Bryan... Read more »
  13. Cole Swindell Scores Third No. 1 With “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey”
    Cole Swindell is probably turning cartwheels now that his “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey” has completed it arduous 24-week climb to the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s country airplay chart. This is Swindell’s third consecutive No. 1, his earlier triumphs being “Chillin’ It” and “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight.” His former boss, Luke Bryan, is doing... Read more »
  14. Little Big Town’s Big Little “Girl Crush” Controversy
    Everyone seems to be talking about it the current controversy surrounding Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush.” But there’s really nothing to talk about. According to The Washington Post, some country radio stations have said that they aren’t going to play Little Big Town’s song because of listener complaints. Those listeners obviously aren’t listening. If they... Read more »
  15. Dolly Parton Celebrates With CMT Hot 20 Countdown
    This weekend on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown, celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the Dollywood with the incomparable Dolly Parton. We go one-on-one with the country icon about her East Tennessee theme park, a superstar duet that has her nervous, new music that’s on the horizon — and her wigs. Speaking of her’s hairstyles,... Read more »
  16. Party Down South: Memorable Fights from Past Seasons
    You can say tensions were high in the beginning of the latest episode of Party Down South. See what else you remember from the episode. Take a look below. Do you remember these memorable fights from past seasons? Who: Mattie versus Murray Why: Mattie wanted to go out because it was Saturday, but everyone else... Read more »
  17. Dylan, Cash and Nashville Cats Opens With Charlie Daniels, Charlie McCoy
    Nashville Cats have way more than nine lives. Now there’s an exhibit in Music City honoring their cultural longevity. Around 650 invited guests braved a cold spring rain Thursday evening (March 26) in Nashville for a preview peek at the Dylan, Cash and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City exhibit at the Country Music... Read more »
  18. Kenny Chesney’s All-Star Tour Launch in Nashville
    Stuck at home, watching the social networks Thursday night (March 26) during Kenny Chesney’s first big show in Nashville in years, it felt like everyone was at the concert but me. It was an ongoing feed of who was joining him on stage, what they were singing and how they sounded on the stage of... Read more »
  19. Recap: Party Down South: Gettin’ On and Goin’ Off
    In one corner, we have Daddy. In the other, we have Tiffany. And on this episode of Party Down South, the Daddy vs. Tiffany smack-down continues. “Even though Lil’ Bit’s not here, it still looks like she’s causing a lot of drama in this house,” explains Lyle. Once the fight comes to a close, the... Read more »
  20. Watch Kenny Chesney Prep for 47th Birthday Bash
    It’s hard to believe Kenny Chesney is turning 47 on Thursday (March 26). But what’s not hard to believe is that he’s celebrating with almost 20,000 of his Nashville pals. Chesney’s show at the Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night is the first of a two-night, sold-out kickoff to his Big Revival tour. Jake Owen and... Read more »
  21. Eric Church Loves His Gold as Much as His Platinum
    It seems like a funny notion to be more excited about selling 500,000 copies of a record as opposed to a whopping 1 million copies, but once you hear the full story, I think you’ll understand Eric Church’s sentiment. At his soiree earlier this week to celebrate his latest No. 1 single, “Talladega,” and the... Read more »
  22. Jason Aldean Wedding Details Revealed
    Newlyweds Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr are starting to reveal details about their recent seaside wedding in Mexico on Saturday (March 21), Us magazine reports. Who Was There: A small group of about 100 friends and relatives, including officiant and Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson and Aldean’s daughters Keeley and Kendyl. Location: On the beach... Read more »
  23. Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Announcement Like a Family Reunion
    It was like a family reunion Wednesday morning (March 25) when singer Brenda Lee announced that the Browns, the Oak Ridge Boys and the late guitarist Grady Martin will be the 2015 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The ceremonies took place in the rotunda of the Country Music Hall of Fame and... Read more »
  24. Seven to Receive ACM’s 50th Anniversary Milestone Award
    Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, George Strait, Taylor Swift and Brooks & Dunn will be honored with the ACM 50th Anniversary Milestone Award. The award will commemorate the artists’ groundbreaking career achievements in ACM Awards history. The seven artists chosen by the ACM’s board of directors will be recognized for advancing the... Read more »

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