Country Music News from CMT

CMT All-Time Top 40: Elvis Presley

November 22nd

Elvis Presley has been revealed at No. 3 on CMT All-Time Top 40: Artists Choice. A list of the most influential artists in history chosen by country stars themselves, another honoree is named each week on CMT Hot 20 Countdown. Known as the King of Rock &l… [Read More...]

Keith Urban: “I Was Going to Do It Forever”

November 22nd

For Keith Urban, life has always been about the music. He admits it’s all he’s ever known. His dedication is obvious to anyone who has explored the sheer volume of his musical catalog and accolades throughout the past 15 years. On Dec. 2, he&r… [Read More...]

Garth Brooks Back on Top With Man Against Machine

November 22nd

Garth Brooks’ Man Against Machine wears Billboard’s country albums’ crown this week, debuting at the top on initial sales of 129,837 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That impressive total was not enough, however, to earn Brooks si… [Read More...]

Jake Owen’s My Chauffeur

November 21st

I had plans tonight, but I’m 100 percent willing to ditch them for a joy ride with Jake Owen. Post by Jake Owen. Here’s the deal. Uber and Spotify have joined forces to put a few artists behind the wheel of an Uber car, and it just so happens … [Read More...]

Don’t Do Dibs Down South

November 21st

On Thursday night’s (Nov. 20) premiere of Party Down South 2, which follows eight Southerners ready to shotgun the summer, we meet Bradley, Hunter, Duke, Tommy, Ashton, Karynda, Magan and Raven in their hometowns before hitting the road to the party… [Read More...]

Will Luke Bryan Win Artist of the Year Honors at American Music Awards

November 21st

Luke Bryan isn’t just one of the hottest artists in country music. He’s one of the hottest acts in all of music, and he’s got an artist of the year nomination at the American Music Awards to prove it. Bryan is in some stellar company in … [Read More...]

The Ugly Truth Behind FarmersOnly.com

November 21st

Have you heard of this online dating service that caters to country folks – FarmersOnly.com? Check out the latest commercial: I’m not even going to get in to how strange that is. But here’s what I think going on a Farmer’s Only dat… [Read More...]

Big & Rich Go to College, Fit Right In

November 21st

They don’t look like your average college freshman, but Big & Rich seemed right at home on the Murray State University campus. “Thank you to Murray State for throwing this party tonight!” yelled John Rich when he and Big Kenny took t… [Read More...]

Watch 14-Year-Old Taylor Swift Stare Daggers at the Camera

November 21st

Taylor Swift could have had a very promising career as a Price Is Right model — or maybe Vanna White’s eventual successor on Wheel of Fortune — if this home video from 2003 is any indication. Even at 14 years old, the same year she signe… [Read More...]

Country Stars Show Support for Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman

November 21st

Thursday (Nov. 20), country singers Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both publicly came out as gay. Read: Ty Herndon Comes Out as Gay Read: Billy Gilman Comes Out as Gay It must be a scary moment for anyone in their shoes, but since being gay is still such a t… [Read More...]