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Dustin Lynch Celebrates No. 1 “Mind Reader” With Writers Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip

Thursday, August 25, 2016 -- 6:38 pm EDT

A hugging, backslapping crowd surged through the South bar on Nashville’s Music Row Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 24) to applaud Dustin Lynch for his third No. 1 single, “Mind Reader,” written by Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip. All three principals were on hand to bask in the congratulations, as well as the song’s producer, Mickey Jack... Read more »

 

ACM Honors Announces Final Performers

Thursday, August 25, 2016 -- 3:41 pm EDT

The final performers for the 10th annual ACM Honors are Alicia Keys, Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Dan + Shay and the Band Perry. Mike Fisher, Emmylou Harris, Martina McBride and Thomas Rhett have been added as presenters for Tuesday’s (Aug. 30) event at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. They join previously announced performers Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini,... Read more »

 

World Premiere: Granger Smith “If the Boot Fits”

Thursday, August 25, 2016 -- 2:04 pm EDT

Granger Smith took the Nashville scene by storm with his No. 1 hit “Backroad Song,” and now he’s singing one for the cowgirls with his newest “If The Boot Fits.” Call it a country boy’s version of the Cinderella story — because who needs a glass slipper when you’ve got a cowgirl boot? And this... Read more »

 

Reba McEntire Selling Nashville-Area Home

Thursday, August 25, 2016 -- 12:28 pm EDT

When I hear that a home on 83 acres is for sale, I don’t consider that a home. To me, that is a small town. So now that Reba McEntire has put her property in Lebanon, Tennessee, up for sale at $7.9 million, all I can think of is that someone will scoop that up... Read more »

 

Jana Kramer and Michael Caussin Reportedly Separating

Thursday, August 25, 2016 -- 8:51 am EDT

While Jana Kramer was busy out in California on Wednesday (Aug. 24) taping an episode of Chelsea Handler’s Netflix show Chelsea, reports that her marriage was over were starting to show up everywhere. According to Entertainment Tonight, a source close to the couple confirmed that Caussin is currently being treated in a rehab facility for... Read more »

 

Ronnie Dunn and Reba: Collaborating Again

Thursday, August 25, 2016 -- 8:30 am EDT

Ronnie Dunn and Reba McEntire have a duet on his upcoming album Tattooed Heart. It’s called “Still Feels Like Mexico.” But even outside the recording studio, it sounds like the two stars are collaborating in other ways. Dunn admitted in a new radio interview that Reba called him recently for a favor. “She calls one... Read more »

 

New Season of Nashville Coming to Thursdays in January on CMT

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 -- 6:20 pm EDT

It’s the news #Nashies have been waiting for! The fifth season of Nashville will kick off with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Nashville is set against the backdrop of the city’s music scene and follows Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes. Both women face personal and professional challenges as they... Read more »

 

Why You Should Watch Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team This Season

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 -- 6:04 pm EDT

Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team Season 11 premieres Thursday (Aug. 25) at 9 p.m. ET/PT. And, we are over-the-moon excited to share a few snippets from the season.

 

Exclusive Video: RaeLynn’s “Love Triangle”

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 -- 3:43 pm EDT

RaeLynn was always destined to be a star. She had all the necessary preparation, thanks in large part to a childhood filled with great music. During her recent CMT Next Women of Country Live performance, the Texas native said her dad listened to all the greats, including Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Patsy Cline. “He... Read more »

 

Justin Moore Lands on Albums Peak With Kinda Don’t Care

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 -- 11:53 am EDT

Justin Moore’s Kinda Don’t Care debuts at No. 1 this week on Billboard’s country albums chart. It achieves that eminence on initial sales of 37,050 albums, according Nielsen SoundScan’s count. Dan + Shay’s “From the Ground Up,” now perches at the top of the country airplay songs chart, culminating a 29-week trek. Two other new... Read more »