Country Music News from CMT

Miranda Lambert Snags Eight ACM Nominations

January 30th

Miranda Lambert received eight nominations to lead the field at the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The nominees were announced Friday morning (Jan. 30). Dierks Bentley followed closely with seven nominations while Florida Georgia Line snagge… [Read More...]

Super Bowl Players of the Country Music Variety

January 30th

The Super Bowl series began in 1967 with the Green Bay Packers defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10. The game was played at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. Throughout the subsequent years, country music has been represented at many of the games. Take … [Read More...]

You’re Not “Gonna Wanna” Miss Hot 20 This Week

January 30th

On an all-new episode of CMT Hot 20 Countdown, we’re on set of Chase Rice’s music video for “Gonna Wanna Tonight,” where the heartthrob summons his courage to lock lips with a complete stranger. Take a look: Plus, breakout stars Ma… [Read More...]

Top Party Games for the Big Game

January 30th

“Can you drink another beer? Yes, says I. ‘Cuz you can always drink another beer. Let’s be better than those that came before us. We will not fail. We came here to drink! And to be the best redneck you’ve ever seen in your life.&rd… [Read More...]

Carrie Underwood Wants to Forget Crunchy Hair

January 30th

When I think back to Carrie Underwood’s first American Idol audition, all I remember is her voice. Well, I vaguely remember her pink T-shirt and blue jeans. And some messy curls. But what Underwood recalls from that time in her life is a look she ki… [Read More...]

Breaking: The ACM Awards Noms Are Here

January 30th

Jason Aldean, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Florida Georgia Line have been announced as the nominees for the entertainer of the year trophy at the 50th annual ACM Awards. The complete list of nominees for the show was revealed Friday (Jan.… [Read More...]

Brad Cheers #GoPackGo in Green Bay

January 30th

The Packers aren’t playing in this weekend’s Super Bowl, but country superstar Brad Paisley showed his support at Thursday night’s (Jan. 29) show in Green Bay. Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson made an appearance, the Resch Center gave … [Read More...]

Behind the Studio Scenes: Keith Urban & Eric Church

January 29th

I’m no songwriter, but this has to be the sign of a good song: that it feels like you wrote it, even if you didn’t. That’s how Eric Church felt when Keith Urban shared “Raise ‘Em Up” with him. “When I first heard … [Read More...]

New Single: Carrie Underwood’s “Little Toy Guns”

January 29th

Carrie Underwood has revealed “Little Toy Guns” as the next single off her first hits compilation, Greatest Hits: Decade #1. Listen to it here: Written by Underwood, Chris DeStefano and Hillary Lindsey, the powerful track combines pounding dru… [Read More...]

Loretta Joins Jack White in Nashville

January 29th

Country music icon Loretta Lynn performed as the opening act for Jack White on Wednesday night (Jan. 28) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Fans and country stars alike took to social media to share their respect for the Coal Miner’s Daughter. … [Read More...]