Country Music News from CMT

Dec 11, 2017
If you ask Nicole Kidman, her idea of a traditional holiday doesn’t include all the trimmings of an American Christmas. And Us Weekly did ask her, and she shared her plans for the upcoming season with Keith Urban and their two little girls, Sunday a…
Dec 11, 2017
As we get closer and closer to the holidays, you might find that some of the country stars are starting their vacations earlier. I mean, Luke Bryan sure makes it seem that way. He posted two Instagram videos showing him trying to feed some big ol’ s…
Dec 8, 2017
Since Carly Pearce broke out with her No. 1 hit “Every Little Thing,” the country music community cannot imagine a world without her. In 2012, the rising artist was signed to another record label in Nashville that had dropped her, but while go…
Dec 8, 2017
“Do you believe in fate?” That’s the first question asked of Juliette Barnes in an all-new dramatic season six trailer for Nashville. After concluding season five at peace, Hayden Panettiere’s character returns struggling with depr…
Dec 8, 2017
When Luke Bryan was in New York on Wednesday (Dec. 6), he took some time out of his album-release adventures to pack up his guitar and head to Manhattan’s Upper East Side. He went straight to Lenox Hill Hospital to perform for the patients, doctors,…
Dec 8, 2017
When sports fans look back on 2017, the NFL’s “take a knee” protests during the National Anthem will be remembered as a divisive issue in an entertainment realm that is usually as unifying as music. Nineties country star Neal McCoy openl…
Dec 7, 2017
Walker Hayes agrees. One of the greatest gifts a parent can pass down to their children is showing them what it’s like to chase a dream. Hayes and his wife Laney have six and another on the way. In his 13-year Nashville life, the Mobile, Alabama nat…
Dec 7, 2017
When Blake Shelton tweets directly to a little boy saying that he can’t wait to meet him, you know there’s a good story behind it. And this is what it is: Sammy Hodgett, an eight-year-old boy from a small town in Western Illinois, loves Shelto…
Dec 7, 2017
The 2018 Country Radio Broadcasters’ seminar in Nashville is still a couple months away, but already we know who is getting a big award. Dierks Bentley will be picking up the 2018 Artist Humanitarian Award when the Country Radio Seminar kicks off on…
Dec 7, 2017
Look at Isaiah Fisher go. He is not quite three years old, but he already has the hang of cookie decorating. Carrie Underwood shared a picture on Thursday morning (Dec. 7) of her son in a high chair, using a tube of frosting — and a lot of red sugar…
Dec 7, 2017
Some of the biggest names in country and rock will honor Charlie Daniels at the Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie. The all-star concert event is set for March 7, 2018 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The initial lineup promises performances by…
Dec 6, 2017
Visiting with “Kiss Somebody” singer and Australian native Morgan Evans is a glimpse into the lives of musicians who immigrate to the U.S. to pursue their craft. Fans around the world know Evans as a monster talent, and to his wife, Kelsea Bal…
Dec 6, 2017
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman have put one of their Middle Tennessee properties on the market. The private, gated retreat sits on 35 acres of land in Williamson County and features a renovated brick farmhouse, a guest cottage, a barn and a hilltop buildin…
Dec 6, 2017
On Tuesday night’s (Dec. 5) episode of The Good Doctor, one of the female surgical residents was sexually harassed by an attending physician — he was asking her out for drinks and then bragging about his massage and omelet-making skills —…
Dec 6, 2017
Five new exhibits chronicling the careers of Little Big Town, Ralph Stanley, The Judds and Emmylou Harris, as well as the music of 2017 are coming to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in 2018. Opening March 9, American Currents: The Music of 2017,…

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