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Maggie Rose Talks More Dreams > Dollars

Maggie Rose has never pursued music for the money or the glory. To her, it’s a calling. And chasing dreams has made her a rising master of reinvention. In 2009, she was introduced to the mainstream as Margaret Durante with a cover of Kings of Leon’s “Use Somebody” as her debut single. In 2011, she... Read more » read more

Superstar Collaborations Revealed for 2017 CMT Music Awards

The Chainsmokers and Florida Georgia Line will deliver their first TV performance together at the 2017 CMT Music Awards. Additionally, Earth, Wind & Fire will embark on a genre-bending jam with Lady Antebellum during the awards show airing live from Nashville on June 7. Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood’s first-ever performance on any CMT stage... Read more » read more

Maren Morris: “Music Tethers Us”

After a suspected suicide bomber killed 22 people just outside an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in England on Monday (May 22), singers around the world shared their sympathies on social media. And Maren Morris took things one step further by telling her fans and followers not to let that attack scare them... Read more » read more

Chris Stapleton Brings Actor Chris Pratt to Tears

Actor Chris Pratt is a country music fan. That much, we knew, given his recent reaction to Tim McGraw. But he took to Instagram this week to share with his fans how much it means to him to have a few country artists love him right back. Like Chris Stapleton, who had sent a gift... Read more » read more

Thomas Rhett Says “Life Took a Turn”

Willa Gray, Thomas Rhett’s 18-month-old daughter from Uganda, may be new to his fans. But he’s been getting to know her long before he and his wife Lauren brought her home to Tennessee earlier in May. “We’ve been in the adoption process forever, so I’ve spent a bunch of time with her in Uganda. I’m... Read more » read more

Trisha Yearwood: “It’s a Different World”

News of an explosion at Monday’s (May 22) Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England was just starting to break when Trisha Yearwood sang the National Anthem at game six of the Nashville Predators’ Stanley Cup playoffs. By the time Yearwood appeared on Tuesday morning’s (May 23) Today show, the tragedy was being investigated as a... Read more » read more

Jason Aldean Salutes Farmers in New Single

Jason Aldean’s new single “They Don’t Know” is the latest in a long line of his rural anthems. And nobody does those songs better. This one is a farmer’s take on any outsiders’ narrow-minded assumptions about the town, the life, and the back-breaking work. Among the lyrics: “They ain’t seen the blood, sweat and tears... Read more » read more

Brent Cobb and The Cadillac Three: Stand with Fans Abroad

Shows in Manchester, England will go on as scheduled following Monday’s (May 22) deadly attack at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. That includes Tuesday’s Brent Cobb performance at the Deaf Institute, which is three miles away from the arena. The singer-songwriter is on a two-week tour overseas with shows in Ireland, the... Read more » read more

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors on Songs That Live Forever

Born on May 13, 1982, Drew Holcomb wasn’t around when Van Morrison released Tupelo Honey in 1971. But it’s that kind of timeless music Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors strive to create. “It’s one of my favorite records because my parents introduced me to it,” Holcomb said during our CMT.com interview with guitarist Nathan Dugger... Read more » read more

Dierks Bentley: You’ve Got Mail

At one of Dierks Bentley’s recent concerts, he got a letter. It was from a fan, which is no big surprise. I’m sure Bentley gets a lot of those. But this one moved him enough to snap a photo and then post it on social media to thank the fans who go out of their... Read more » read more

Country Artists React to Manchester Tragedy

As the news of the tragedy in the U.K., just outside an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in England, hit the U.S., country stars were among the first to send their prayers out to the victims and their families. According to CNN, at least 22 people were killed in the attack, including children... Read more » read more

Chris Janson and Fellow Country Stars “Fix a Drink”

“What you see in the video is not acting,” Chris Janson assured me on a recent sunny afternoon in Nashville as we talked about his brand new video for “Fix a Drink.” It’s a throwdown for sure: Janson and his crew really are fixin’ drinks, smokin’ cigars and gettin’ down on his farm. “I wanted... Read more » read more

Rascal Flatts’ Night to Shine Coming to Las Vegas

Rascal Flatts will return to Las Vegas in October for their all-new Night to Shine production. The 1,800-seat Venetian Theatre will host the eight-show engagement, running Oct. 6 through 21. The Venetian Theatre has previously hosted Vegas shows by Diana Ross, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, the Judds and Willie Nelson and The Moody Blues.... Read more » read more

Little Big Town Welcome Famous Friends to the Ryman

Album cycles for most Grammy-winning acts usually involve taking their music on the road on a national tour. Little Big Town are doing the opposite for newest album The Breaker, forcing the party to come to them. Their 2017 residency at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium continued this weekend (May 19 and 20) with two sold-out shows... Read more » read more

Love Comes First for Blake Shelton

Did you hear the collective sighs of all the women tuned in to the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night (May 21)? When Blake Shelton took the stage to accept his top country artist award, he gave his girlfriend Gwen Stefani the sweetest, most romantic compliment ever. “Wow! That was pretty cool. I had a... Read more » read more

How Sam Hunt’s Left Hand Adds Height

Sam Hunt was already about 6’3″ when he married Hannah Lee Fowler a month ago. But now, somehow, it sounds like he might have grown a little. On the red carpet before the Billboard Music Awards, Hunt stopped to catch up with E! News, and he showed off his new wedding band. “It feels great... Read more » read more
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