Country Music News from CMT

6 Reasons You Should Be Loving “Girl Crush”

March 31st

The members of Little Big Town have done nothing wrong. But because of a handful of complaints to country radio and a resulting media buzz that has become bigger than the song itself, their “Girl Crush” is the victim here. Just because the son… [Read More...]

Dolly Parton on Dollywood and a New Trio Reissue

March 30th

Dolly Parton’s career longevity and success across entertainment frequently makes her a trending topic in Internet searches, especially recently with the 30th anniversary of the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In a recent interview … [Read More...]

Miranda Lambert Keeps It Real at Madison Square Garden

March 30th

NEW YORK CITY — The more country stars tend to eschew the raw, rootsy side of their sound in favor of electronic production touches and hip-hop heavy programmed beats, the more remarkable — and reassuring — it is that an artist as uncomp… [Read More...]

Brooks & Dunn Reuniting at ACM Awards

March 30th

A reunion of Brooks & Dunn and a surprise duet featuring Christina Aguilera have been added to the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards set for April 19 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Lady … [Read More...]

Willie Nelson Confirms Eric Church, Merle Haggard for Fourth of July Picnic

March 30th

Eric Church, Merle Haggard, Kacey Musgraves, Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Jason Isbell and Chris Stapleton have signed up to join Willie Nelson for his 42nd annual Fourth of July Picnic in Austin, Texas. More than 20 artists will be performing on two … [Read More...]

First Photo of Carrie Underwood’s Baby

March 30th

Even better news than the Nashville Predators making it into the playoffs? The fact that it gave Carrie Underwood a reason to post a new (and more complete) picture of her baby boy Isaiah. “The Predators are in the playoffs! Just waiting to get call… [Read More...]

How Did Luke Bryan Hurt His Elbow?

March 30th

“No biggie,” Luke Bryan said in a weekend tweet after a few photos of him in an arm sling started making the rounds on social media and his fans started asking questions and sharing their concerns. No biggie. Minor surgery on a tendon on my el… [Read More...]

Cole Swindell Scores Third No. 1 With “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey”

March 28th

Cole Swindell is probably turning cartwheels now that his “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey” has completed it arduous 24-week climb to the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s country airplay chart. This is Swindell’s third consecutive No. 1, hi… [Read More...]

Little Big Town’s Big Little “Girl Crush” Controversy

March 27th

Everyone seems to be talking about it the current controversy surrounding Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush.” But there’s really nothing to talk about. According to The Washington Post, some country radio stations have said that they a… [Read More...]

Dolly Parton Celebrates With CMT Hot 20 Countdown

March 27th

This weekend on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown, celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the Dollywood with the incomparable Dolly Parton. We go one-on-one with the country icon about her East Tennessee theme park, a superstar duet that has her nervous, new … [Read More...]