All posts in January 2016

ACM Nominations Will Be Unveiled Monday

Dierks Bentley, who will co-host the awards show with Luke Bryan, will announce the contenders for entertainer of the year, male vocalist, female vocalist, vocal duo, vocal group and album of the year during the news program’s 8 a.m. ET hour. At 8:50 a.m. ET, Entertainment Tonight host Nancy O’Dell will announce the ACM’s nominees... Read more »

Redneck Island: The Battle Begins – What You Didn’t See

Thursdays season premiere of Redneck Island was a roller coaster of emotion. We were excited to meet the twelve new contestants, and possible more excited to see our favorites from last season return to be their teammates. The “Slip ‘N Dip” challenge was crazy, but Tessa and Shane came out on top. Cowboy and Deidre,... Read more »

Wereth 11 Remembered in Fairmont – WBOY-TV


Wereth 11 Remembered in Fairmont
“I've talked to people face to face and some of them have even just started crying, so that lets you know that they're really touched and feel for these soldiers of the tremendous sacrifice that they gave,” said Kip Price who speaks about the Wereth 11 ...

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Kip Moore kicks off 2016 in Milwaukee –

Kip Moore kicks off 2016 in Milwaukee
Country star Kip Moore kicked-off the 2016 leg of his Wild Ones tour last night at The Rave in Milwaukee. The Eagles Ballroom was reduced in size to a half its normal capacity—odd considering there was a sea of denim, plaid and ball caps that were ...

Randy Houser’s Skills Exceed His Own Expectations

There’s something about hearing a No. 1 song from just a man and his guitar. Something so, so special. And I had that chance on Thursday night (Jan. 28) on a farm outside of Chicago with Randy Houser and a handful of guests. Man, can Houser sing. That alone made his “Like a Cowboy” song... Read more »

Music from Redneck Island: S5E1 – The Battle Begins

Redneck Island: Season 5, Episode 1 – The Battle Begins Dorothy – “Raise Hell” Don’t miss new episodes of Redneck Island: Battle at the Lake this Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. And for exclusive news and video, photo galleries and more, head over to, the CMT app, the official Redneck Island Facebook page and... Read more »

Who Is That Singing With Jordan Rager?

Jordan Rager might be on to something. The country newcomer has a debut single hitting radio stations in a couple of weeks, and in a sea of songs about the South, he has found a way to stand out: Bring in Jason Aldean. Rager has been singing since he was about 15 — his mom... Read more »

Ben Haggard Clears Up Rumors Surrounding Father Merle’s Health

Hear the Cadillac Three’s Gritty, Greasy ‘Graffiti’ –

Hear the Cadillac Three's Gritty, Greasy 'Graffiti'
Driven forward by arena-rock drums and Johnston's backwoods snarl, the song is a timely reminder that the Cadillac Three are a band of equals, not just a showcase for one of country music's most celebrated songwriters. (Listen to the song above.) That ...

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Merle Haggard Fighting Pneumonia, Cancels Two Weekend Concerts

Merle Haggard has canceled two concerts this weekend in New Mexico as a result of a continuing battle with double pneumonia. His son posted a message via social media regarding the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s condition. Clear up something. Dad isn't sick again, he's just still recovering from pneumonia. Takes awhile to get... Read more »