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No More Empty Seats for Maren Morris

Monday, March 27, 2017 -- 10:00 am EDT

Call it the Grammy Effect. Now that Maren Morris has won one of the coveted awards, she has returned to her home state of Texas. And her shows there will be much different from when she was just getting started and most of the seats were empty. “Coming back to Texas is really emotional,” Morris... Read more »

 

Last Weekend Greatest Hits

Monday, March 27, 2017 -- 9:41 am EDT

How was your weekend? Busy? So was country music’s. Thomas Rhett made a new friend, Jason Aldean went bowling, Darius Rucker cheered on South Carolina’s Gamecocks in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Carrie Underwood indulged in some well-deserved cake to celebrate her 100th Grand Ole Opry performance, Maren Morris brought her music to a bucket-list... Read more »

 

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

Saturday, March 25, 2017 -- 3:48 pm EDT

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

Friday, March 24, 2017 -- 4:48 pm EDT

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?

Friday, March 24, 2017 -- 2:44 pm EDT

 

Why RaeLynn Is OK with Husband’s Decision

Friday, March 24, 2017 -- 2:16 pm EDT

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 CMT.com of Davis’ decision to enlist... Read more »

 

Darius Rucker Takes Over CMT

Friday, March 24, 2017 -- 2:00 pm EDT

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”

Friday, March 24, 2017 -- 1:45 pm EDT

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?

Friday, March 24, 2017 -- 1:30 pm EDT

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 »

 

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

Friday, March 24, 2017 -- 8:00 am EDT

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 »