Country Music News from CMT

Lady Gaga Takes Keith Urban’s Place at Indianapolis 500

May 30th

The gentlemen started their engines, but Keith Urban wasn’t one of them attending Sunday’s (May 29) Indianapolis 500. A back injury forced him to cancel on his plans to ride with legendary driver Mario Andretti. Urban was going to perform &mda… [Read More...]

Memorial Day: Tim McGraw on Those Looking Out for Us

May 30th

It’s already been nine years since Tim McGraw first performed his song “If You’re Reading This” on the 2007 Academy of Country Music Awards. Co-written with Brad and Brett Warren of the Warren Brothers, it was a tribute to fallen s… [Read More...]

Parker Millsap Melts Hearts With New Video

May 27th

Get ready to fall in love with Parker Millsap. The 23-year-old Oklahoma native exploded onto the scene in 2012 with his soulful blues-tinged, roots-rock vocals that had people exclaiming, “Where has this guy been hiding?” In his new video for … [Read More...]

Why Olivia Lane Belongs Onstage

May 27th

Before Olivia Lane accepted and embraced the role of a country singer, she played a lot of other parts. She was Éponine in Les Misérables, Miss Adelaide in Guys & Dolls, Jan in Grease, Hedy in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Tr… [Read More...]

Jake Owen Takes Motorcycle to the Arm

May 27th

Is this déjà vu all over again? Jake Owen does something risky, ends up in the hospital and posts on Twitter? On Thursday morning (May 26), Owen posted that en route to his show in Illinois, he was taking a detour to an emergency room. Then … [Read More...]

Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell Will Rock the South

May 27th

Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell are heading to Cullman, Alabama, for the Rock the South festival, and so is CMT Hot 20 Countdown‘s Cody Alan. Platinum and VIP passes are sold out to the event taking place June 3-4 at Heritage Pa… [Read More...]

Alabama and Sam Moore Get Stars on the Music City Walk of Fame

May 27th

Alabama and soul legend Sam Moore received stars on the Music City Walk of Fame this week in downtown Nashville. The newest inductees were recognized Thursday for their significant contributions to music and the heritage of Nashville. Alabama are members … [Read More...]

Best Host Moments From the CMT Music Awards

May 26th

The 2016 CMT Music Awards are quickly approaching and we’re excited to learn sportscaster/TV personality Erin Andrews and football superstar J.J. Watt will team up to co-host. Enjoy a look back at some of our favorite moments from past hosts and get… [Read More...]

Tour Craig Morgan’s Hometown in His New Video

May 26th

Craig Morgan’s roots take center stage in a big way in his brand new video for “I’ll Be Home Soon.” The powerful, soaring and sultry ballad talks about the feeling of love and longing you get when your partner tells you those four … [Read More...]

Blake Shelton Fans Thirst For New Venture

May 26th

Blake Shelton fans have been thirsting for knowledge over what his plans are for the former home of Miranda Lambert’s Pink Pistol Boutique in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Shelton recently bought the property and tweeted that he has something “brewing… [Read More...]