Country Music News from CMT

Reba and Dwight Yoakam Top This Week’s Album Chart

April 25th

The unsinkable Reba rockets once again to the top of Billboard’s country albums chart with Love Somebody, landing there on first-week sales of 58,351 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The now mono-monikered star first hit the charts on May 8, … [Read More...]

Luke Bryan on Partying With Blake Shelton

April 24th

This weekend on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown, we’re all over the Academy of Country Music Awards in Texas! From the glamorous red carpet to the excitement backstage and everywhere in between, we’ve got the exclusive interviews and hilarious… [Read More...]

Jason Aldean Admits “I Was a Wreck”

April 24th

“Oh, wow.” Those were Jason Aldean‘s very first words when he won his very first award from the Academy of Country Music in 2006. Joe Nichols (the previous year’s top new male vocalist) and actress Michelle Stafford announced the a… [Read More...]

Carrie Underwood on the Voice “Blessed by God”

April 24th

In Time magazine’s recent feature on “The 100 Most Influential People,” Carrie Underwood had the chance to sing the praises of another singer — Audra McDonald. Since graduating from the Julliard School in 1993, McDonald has graced … [Read More...]

Tim McGraw Says Judge Artists by Their Albums

April 24th

You know the old adages: Never judge a book by its cover. Never judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes. As far as Tim McGraw is concerned, don’t judge an artist by a single. Judge them by an album. At least that what he hopes you&… [Read More...]

Recap: Party Down South: The Big Uneasy

April 24th

In this emotional episode of Party Down South, we see their softer sides and find out just how far the apples have fallen from their trees. We pick up where Mattie is in the bathroom crying about how her family isn’t there. So, Tiffany calms her dow… [Read More...]

Jason Aldean, Reba and Brooks & Dunn Come Full Circle at ACM Awards

April 23rd

The 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards show was a full-circle experience for many artists, including Jason Aldean, Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn. Aldean was thrilled that fellow Georgia native Trisha Yearwood was the one who presented him w… [Read More...]

Eric Church Is a Hot Concert Ticket

April 23rd

I hate to tell you this, Eric Church, but you are hardly an outsider in the eyes of Billboard. According to them, you’re one of the hottest tickets in music right now. Church’s Outsiders World Tour recently snagged the No. 1 spot on Billboard&… [Read More...]

Are There Any $1.2 Million Country Lyrics?

April 23rd

I remember exactly where I was when I finally memorized all eight minutes of Don McLean’s “American Pie.” I mastered all six verses, plus the chorus. And to this day, I still know all the words by heart. Those lyrics were kind of everyth… [Read More...]

Nashville Recap: Four Little Words That Changed the TV Series Forever

April 23rd

It started with, “They found a liver.” Those were the most important four words of Wednesday night’s (April 22) episode of Nashville. Because that’s what Deacon said when he took the potentially lifesaving phone call from the hospi… [Read More...]