Country Music News from CMT

Apr 21, 2017
When Mick Jagger flies into Nashville to record, Brad Paisley says the pressure to not blow the opportunity is massive. “You don’t want to be like, ‘Well, we didn’t get anything,'” Paisley tells Katie Cook on an all-new CMT H…
Apr 21, 2017
Those who catch Brandy Clark and Charlie Worsham on their spring tour will get more than just one incredible night of live music. Together, the two artists have more than three decades of experience working in Nashville’s music scene and they’…
Apr 21, 2017
William Michael Morgan isn’t really missing, but he’s thinking about sneaking away for a while in his cheeky single for “Missing,” a song about taking off under the radar every once in a while to escape the madness of life. With Me…
Apr 21, 2017
Zac Brown Band‘s cover of John Prine‘s “All the Best” on their forthcoming album Welcome Home is an acoustic collaboration with Kacey Musgraves. The Grammy-winning group unveiled a behind the scenes look at the song’s recordi…
Apr 21, 2017
Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley witnessed a historic night in Smashville on Thursday night (April 20). They were at the Bridgestone Arena when the Nashville Predators swept their Stanley Cup playoff series, beating the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1. Never before h…
Apr 21, 2017
Friday (April 21) is the official release day for Jillian Jacqueline‘s long-awaited song “Reasons” and we’ve got the uber-cool video to go along with it. The song is a sonically delightful and effervescent ode to something actually…
Apr 20, 2017
Record Store Day turns 10 on Saturday (April 22), and there’s no shortage of country music to invest in this weekend. Brad Paisley, Angaleena Presley and Charlie Worsham each have new albums coming out Friday (April 21), while a limited number of co…
Apr 20, 2017
Thompson Square, Billy Gilman, Kree Harrison and Runaway June will join Ty Herndon as performers at his 2017 Concert for Love & Acceptance set for June 8 at the Wildhorse Saloon in downtown Nashville. Ryan Kinder, Lorrie Morgan, Michael Ray and Stree…
Apr 20, 2017
Dierks Bentley is being appointed to the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority’s board of directors, according to The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville. Nashville Mayor Megan Barry nominated Bentley to serve on the 10-member board to fill the exp…
Apr 20, 2017
Lauren Alaina, Chris Janson, Kip Moore and Michael Ray are among the artists set to perform at the fourth annual Georgia On My Mind benefit concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on May 16. The songwriting team the Peach Pickers — Georgia nat…
Apr 20, 2017
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard weren’t joking around when they recorded “It’s All Going to Pot” for 2015’s Django and Jimmie. While researching popular songs about marijuana, it looks like country musicians love singing abou…
Apr 19, 2017
Even during a long day on the Nashville set, Charles Esten always makes time for his fans. One of our favorite ways he interacts with the Nashies is something he calls “#EstensQuestions”, where he records video responses to fan questions on Tw…
Apr 19, 2017
After singing “Yeah Boy,” Kelsea Ballerini was putting her guitar down at Tuesday’s (April 18) 2017 Nashville Symphony Fashion Show when she took a moment to point out her own fashion crime live onstage. Wearing a stunning periwinkle Zac…
Apr 19, 2017
Russell Dickerson is currently out on the road with his friend Thomas Rhett, and I think I know what their pre-show jams might be. Keith Urban … and more Keith Urban. Dickerson told industry publication Country Aircheck that he considers Urban’…
Apr 19, 2017
It looks like the 11th annual Stagecoach music festival will be the place to experience new Shania Twain music live. According to California’s Orange County Register, her headlining set on April 29 will include a mix of new songs and her greatest hi…

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