Country Music News from CMT

Nov 12, 2018
Matt McGinn was declared SESAC's songwriter of the year for having co-written Kane Brown’s chart-topping single “Heaven” at Sunday's (Nov. 11) Nashville Music Awards.
Nov 12, 2018
A Monday morning round-up of everything the country artists posted on social media over the weekend.
Nov 9, 2018
Test your knowledge of the 2017 CMA Awards before we celebrate this year's awards next Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Nov 9, 2018
A one-on-one conversation with Michael Ray about the California shooting tragedy at a country music club.
Nov 9, 2018
Nurturing isn’t something you can just do over a coffee break or a lunch hour. It takes commitment, dedication and time. Sometimes, an entire year. Which is why CMT and Ram Trucks are going to spend 12 months guiding 12 up-and-coming country artists…
Nov 9, 2018
A look at the upcoming episode of Hot 20, featuring old backstage interviews with country artists with their arms full of CMA Award trophies.
Nov 8, 2018
Wednesday’s (Nov. 8) mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif. leaves the country music community in a state of mourning.
Nov 8, 2018
Wednesday nights at the Borderline Bar & Grill are for country music and line-dancing lessons. But last night (Nov. 7), that all changed when a man walked into the crowded bar in Thousand Oaks, California and opened fire on everyone there. Patrons di…
Nov 8, 2018
Luke Bryan, Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert with Pistol Annies will headline Chicago’s Country Lakeshake festival, running June 21-23.
Nov 8, 2018
"This song had been around, had been fighting for a lot of spots for a couple records," Church says, "and on this album, honestly, it was perfect."

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