Trace Adkins: “Music Will Still Do That to Me”

If there is one artist who is not afraid to speak the truth, it’s Trace Adkins. He gets real about the past, present and his inner demons in his deeply nostalgic and honest new single “Watered Down,” a song about growing older and wiser, all while still retaining a spark of youth. That fire never... Read more »

A Spring Wedding Is Sam Hunt’s No. 1 Priority

Sam Hunt felt right at home when CMT Hot 20 Countdown caught up with him at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. That night, Hunt’s headlining set at the NRG Stadium attracted 70,263 fans — a far cry from the smaller outdoor stage he first played at the Houston Rodeo three years ago. But that... Read more »

Which Nashville Season 5 Song Should You Listen To Right Now?

Why RaeLynn Is OK with Husband’s Decision

RaeLynn might be a little bummed that her brand new husband Josh Davis isn’t home. But then she remembers why, and everything is fine. “How can you get upset at something that’s so honorable? Serving your country is the most selfless, amazing thing you could ever do,” she told of Davis’ decision to enlist... Read more »

Darius Rucker Takes Over CMT

If you’re a Darius Rucker fan, then CMT is the place you need to be. Starting this Thursday (March 23), the “Wagon Wheel” singer will be taking over the airwaves. First, you can spot him crooning in black and white stripes while portraying Johnny Bragg of the The Prisonaires on the new episode of Sun... Read more »

See John Mellencamp and Darius Rucker Rock “Pink Houses”

In case you haven’t heard, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Mellencamp and Darius Rucker recently taped a CMT Crossroads special together and, yes, the pairing was pretty much perfect. We have a sneak peek of them performing one of Mellencamp’s classic hits, “Pink Houses.” Rucker nails his part on the politically-charged, patriotic... Read more »

Who Will Follow in Kris Kristofferson’s Footsteps?

Editor’s note: Kris Kristofferson will perform on CMT’s all-star concert special Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings, airing April 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Can you picture Luke Bryan on stage in 2056? Is it possible that Miranda Lambert will sell out shows in 2063? Could Sam Hunt still be performing in 2064? After... Read more »

Country singer Levi Hummon talks about show at The Paramount – Digital Journal

Digital Journal

Country singer Levi Hummon talks about show at The Paramount
Digital Journal
... "We are touring with Frankie Ballard, and we are playing a full band show. I am really looking forward to that show, and I am stoked to be up north again. I have a ton of new music, and a week, after we will be opening for Kip Moore in the West ...

Soul Assembly: A Musical Fellowship That Can’t Be Repeated

Marc Broussard, Luther Dickinson, JJ Grey and Anders Osborne each front raucous rock ‘n’ roll bands, but when the four musicians tour as Soul Assembly, their American Southern roots take center stage. The tour debuted in 2014 and returned in 2017 for a rare month-long trek that wraps Sunday (March 26) in Indianapolis. “JJ’s team... Read more »

Five must see acts at CMC Rocks today | Video – Queensland Country Life

Queensland Country Life

Five must see acts at CMC Rocks today | Video
Queensland Country Life
The sold out event attracts more than 13,000 people from across Australia who are so passionate about their country music they lined up for kilometres yesterday just to secure their patch of grass in the camping area. With the likes of the Dixie Chicks ...