Country Music News from CMT

Feb 21, 2020
Every year, during the annual Country Radio Seminar in Nashville, the Big Machine Label Group hosts a luncheon for the industry crowd. And the dessert is always some kind of live showcase of the country music from the artists on their roster. This year, o…
Feb 21, 2020
If there’s one thing you can predict about Tanya Tucker, it’s that she’s unpredictable. And that’s why she’s so entertaining in concert, as evidenced by her Thursday night (Feb. 20) show — part of the CMT Next Women of Country Tour — across th…
Feb 21, 2020
On the last afternoon of the annual Country Radio Seminar in Nashville on Friday (Feb. 21), Carrie Underwood had a lot to say about a lot of different things. And not just her life now, as a country superstar. But from her real life in her pre-American Id…
Feb 21, 2020
Kenny Chesney says his new single, "Here and Now," blew his mind.
Feb 21, 2020
It’s not that hard to perfectly rhyme “roots” and “boots.” Or “know” and “show.” But what about “surprise” and “his eyes”? Or “champagne” and “complain”?…
Feb 20, 2020
In 2007, Eric Church was just another one of the CRS New Faces. But at this year’s 2020 Country Radio Seminar — 13 years later — he was back as the event’s keynote speaker on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 20). Church started with remark…
Feb 20, 2020
It’s impossible to know where to begin this story. With Dierks Bentley’s fully cropped crop top? Mickey Guyton’s well-deserved standing ovation? Caylee Hammack’s ability to channel Dolly Parton? There are all deserving of the lead.…
Feb 20, 2020
After an early screening of the new Kane Brown documentary Velocity on Tuesday (Feb. 18), Brown sat down with his manager Martha Earls and answered some questions about the journey from his early Facebook videos of cover songs to selling out the Staples C…
Feb 20, 2020
Luke Combs will introduce a new, in-the-round stage design for the fall dates of his What You See Is What You Get Tour, which will feature special guests Ashley McBryde on all dates, and alternating opening spots with Drew Parker and Ray Fulcher. Combs wi…
Feb 20, 2020
Where did we leave off yesterday? Oh yes. It was Miranda Lambert talking about how she approached her new album Wildcard a lot like her debut album Kerosene. During her rare, hour-long conversation at the annual Country Radio Seminar on Wednesday (Feb. 19…

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