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Thomas Rhett Wants To Create “Parenting” Record: “I Feel Like That’d Be Super Fun”

Country crooner Thomas Rhett recently released his sixth studio album, “Where We Started,” but his creative wheels are still turning. The “Slow Down Summer” singer recently (May 16) sat down with Big Machine Label Group to chat about a unique project he’s been toying with for quite some time. The chart-topping artist is the father...… ... Continue Reading

Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Gabby Barrett, Luke Bryan Set To Perform At “American Idol” Finale

The season 20 finale of “American Idol” is just around the corner, and the beloved franchise has an impressive lineup slated to perform. Following Sunday evening’s episode (May 15), PEOPLE exclusively announced the stars that will be gracing the “American Idol” stage in Hollywood. Talented contestants – HunterGirl, Leah Marlene, and Noah Thompson are the...… ... Continue Reading

FGL’s Tyler Hubbard Reveals Debut Solo Single

Florida Georgia Line may be in the midst of its last shows, but the duo’s singer Tyler Hubbard isn’t stepping out of the spotlight. Hubbard, who recently signed a deal EMI Records Nashville, revealed plans for a new solo project and his first single as a solo artist. “5 Foot 9,” the lead single from...… ... Continue Reading

Lauren Alaina Recognizes Female Hometown Heroes On 2022 Tour: “I See Myself In These Women”

Lauren Alaina is known for using her platform to advocate for positive social change, and now she has brought her initiative to the next level. Before the “American Idol” alum turned country music star wrapped her headlining Top of The World Tour, she helped females use their voice. At the beginning of 2022, the “Ladies...… ... Continue Reading

Reba McEntire Joins ABC series “Big Sky”

Reba McEntire is headed back to television. McEntire is set to join the ABC series “Big Sky” in a regular role for its third season. The country singer is joining the cast at the same time as Jensen Ackles and Jamie Lynn-Sigler as series regulars. Variety reports that McEntire will play Sunny Brick, the unpredictable...… ... Continue Reading

Jamey Johnson’s Opry Induction Is An Answered Prayer

Jamey Johnson lived his childhood dream Saturday night when Bill Anderson inducted him into The Grand Ole Opry. “I’ve been talking about this moment since I was a kid,” Johnson said. “I prayed for it every day and hoped it would come.” “Well, this is proof our prayers do get answered,” Anderson replied. The men,...… ... Continue Reading

Carly Pearce Says She’s Challenging Herself On The Kenny Chesney Stadium Tour

Kenny Chesney’s Here And Now 2022 Tour is officially in full swing, and opening act Carly Pearce says she’s still learning how to navigate a stadium tour with No Shoes Nation. The “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” singer recently (May 16) caught up with Big Machine Label Group to explain what it was like...… ... Continue Reading

Carrie Underwood Announces Massive Denim & Rhinestones Tour

Carrie Underwood is firing up the tour buses for a new arena tour. The Academy of Country Music’s three-time entertainer of the year revealed plans for her expansive fall 2022/spring 2023 THE DENIM & RHINESTONES TOUR on Monday. Jimmie Allen, whose new album “Tulip Drive” will be available June 24, will be the special guest...… ... Continue Reading

Wynonna Judd Plans To Continue 2022 “The Final Tour” In Honor Of Late Mother: “The Show Must Go On”

Wynonna Judd, from iconic country duo The Judds, is set to continue 2022 The Final Tour in honor of late mother and partner Naomi Judd. The award-winning vocalist confirmed the upcoming 10-date arena run Sunday (May 15) live from the Ryman Auditorium during the “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION.” During the public memorial...… ... Continue Reading

RECAP: Naomi Judd’s Life Honored with Star-Studded “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION”

The country music community joined the Judd family at Ryman Auditorium on Sunday to honor Naomi Judd with “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION,” 15 days after the Country Music Hall of Fame member died unexpectedly in her home outside of Nashville. CMT televised “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION,” which emotionally began...… ... Continue Reading

Bette Midler, Reba McEntire, Reese Witherspoon and More Added to “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION”

Bette Midler, Brad Paisley, Jamey Johnson, Reba McEntire and Reese Witherspoon have joined the lineup for “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION,” which will air live from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium commercial-free on Sunday at 6p/5c with an encore presentation at 10p/9c exclusively on CMT. The television special is presented by CMT and Sandbox Live,...… ... Continue Reading

Mickey Gilley To Be Remembered with Celebrations of Life in Missouri, Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee

Mickey Gilley, who helped launch the Urban Cowboy movement in country music, will be honored with a celebration of life at 1 p.m. on May 27 at his Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theatre in Branson, Mo. Limited seating will be available to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. A live stream will also be...… ... Continue Reading

Dierks Bentley Talks Elle King, “She’s Rowdy But Respectful”

Dierks Bentley says country music needs Elle King because “we just need people to bring the crazy and in a good way.” “She’s got a killer voice,” Bentley said. “She’s rowdy but respectful. I think that’s her own tagline, which I love. When you’re around her, you just never know what you’re gonna get, which...… ... Continue Reading

Miranda Lambert, Jack Ingram, And Jon Randall Releases Acoustic Rendition of “Ghost”

ACM Entertainer of the Year Miranda Lambert recently surprised fans with a stripped-down version of the single, “Ghost.” In honor of the one-year anniversary of the breakup ballad, the multi-platinum artist joined forces with frequent collaborators Jack Ingram and Jon Randall to place a spin on the beloved track. Without any bells or whistles, the...… ... Continue Reading

Maddie & Tae Shares Touring Highlights: “Looking Forward To Making New Memories This Summer”

Female duo Maddie & Tae are itching to get back on the road. With their CMT Next Women of Country Tour on the horizon, the band recently took to social media to reminisce on their last nationwide trek. Late Thursday night (May 12), the multi-platinum twosome shared behind-the-scenes footage of their arena run with eight-time...… ... Continue Reading

Luke Combs And Wife Nicole Talks Parenthood: “I Know My Son Will Have Good Role Models In His Life”

Country music hitmaker Luke Combs and his wife Nicole are expecting their first child any day now, and all hands are on deck for the baby’s arrival. The mother-to-be took to social media recently to give fans an update about her pregnancy and to detail how they are preparing to be parents. The “Forever After...… ... Continue Reading

CMT Roundup: New Music From Ingrid Andress, Brett Eldredge, RaeLynn and more

The new women of country music are giving it their all this week with some unforgettable lyrics and melodies – not just for summer but for all seasons of life. Ingrid Andress, Maggie Baugh, RaeLynn and Alana Springsteen dropped some of our favorite songs along with Brett Eldredge, Drew Baldridge and more. Check out CMT’s...… ... Continue Reading

CMT Reveals Hosts, Performers for “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION”

Ashley McBryde, Brandi Carlile, Emmylou Harris & Allison Russell, Little Big Town and The Gaithers are among the performers on Sunday at “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION,” a tribute to the extraordinary life and legacy of the country music icon Naomi Judd. Judd, one half of Country Music Hall of Fame duo The...… ... Continue Reading

WATCH: Kelly Clarkson Covers Kelsea Ballerini’s Smash Hit “Peter Pan”

Kelly Clarkson took country music fans to Neverland and back on Wednesday, May 11, with a remarkable rendition of Kelsea Ballerini’s 2015 hit “Peter Pan” during “The Kelly Clarkson Show.” While the Grammy Award-winner and talk show host typically opens her show on a high note, she decided to bring it down a notch and...… ... Continue Reading

Morgan Wade Reflects On Grand Ole Opry Debut: “It Meant The World”

Country music breakout star Morgan Wade made her Grand Ole Opry debut in early April, and now she’s becoming a regular at the sacred venue. The “Wilder Days” singer recently (May 11) took to Twitter to announce that she will be returning to the Opry on June 7. “I’m so grateful to the @opry for...… ... Continue Reading
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