Country Music News from CMT

Nine #blessed Moments: From Garth Brooks to Luke Bryan

November 27th

I know, I know. Family, friends and faith. Those are the true blessings we’re all counting on Thanksgiving Day this year, and every year. But come on. If we’re being brutally honest, aren’t there some country music moments from 2014 you&… [Read More...]

Eat Your Way Through Thanksgiving Like a Country Star

November 26th

Whip out those stretchy pants, everybody, especially if you plan to celebrate Thanksgiving like Darius Rucker. “My favorite part of Thanksgiving is easy,” he says. “It’s food. It’s eating. It’s hanging out with family a… [Read More...]

Eric Church’s Six Favorite Eric Church Songs

November 26th

When I caught up with Eric Church in Chicago last week, he explained that when he puts together the set list for his live show, about half of the 27 songs were never on the radio. Still, his fans know all the words. So after playing all those deep cuts ni… [Read More...]

Jake Owen: “I Was Raised Better Than That”

November 26th

Somewhere, right this minute, I bet Jake Owen’s parents are bursting with pride. Especially his mom. Because in a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Owen said what every mother hopes her son says (or even thinks) someday: “I was rais… [Read More...]

How to Make a Pumpkin Beer-Funnel

November 26th

Thought funneling beers was crazy? Try funneling beer from a pumpkin. Now, that’s Daddy Hard! This holiday season, Daddy brings true innovation to the beer funnel game with the pumpkin beer-funnel as seen on Party Down South: Drunksgiving. Watch the… [Read More...]

CMT Artists of the Year Honorees Florida Georgia Line Love What They Do

November 26th

In 2014, Florida Georgia Line made sure everyone knew how they rolled. After another banner year raking in awards and selling out concert venues across the nation, they’ll be honored during the CMT Artists of the Year special on Tuesday (Dec. 2). Th… [Read More...]

Lucy Hale and Cole Swindell to Sing at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 26th

Thanksgiving is just about here, which for most of America means a yearly binge on four things — family, turkey, football and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. How about a little country music for dessert? Now in its 88th year, the parade dr… [Read More...]

CMT Hot 20 Countdown Goes Back to School

November 25th

From voting on their favorite videos to serving as an enthusiastic live audience and interacting on social media, fan participation is a huge part of CMT Hot 20 Countdown. The tireless support from fans doesn’t go unnoticed, either. On Saturday (Nov… [Read More...]

Randy Travis Attends Joe Nichols Concert

November 25th

Although health troubles have kept him out of the spotlight all year, Randy Travis made a surprise appearance at a Joe Nichols concert at Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth on Saturday night (Nov. 22). Travis did not sing, but Nichols performed the leg… [Read More...]

Taylor Swift Won’t Star in Joni Mitchell Biopic

November 25th

Those of you holding your breath for Taylor Swift’s rumored starring role as Joni Mitchell in an upcoming movie can give it up now. Mitchell says — with some obvious relish — that she told the producers of the film to take a hike. &ldquo… [Read More...]