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Cole Swindell Visits Route 91 First Responders

Friday, December 15, 2017 -- 3:55 pm EST

When Cole Swindell was in Las Vegas for his last show of 2017, he made a special visit to the Clark County Fire Department Station No. 18 to sing for firefighters; among them were first responders at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. On the final night of the sold-out October event, 58 people were killed,... Read more »

 

Brett Eldredge Performs A Night of Christmas Standards

Friday, December 15, 2017 -- 2:42 pm EST

Brett Eldredge can’t sing “White Christmas” without thinking about his grandmother, Jan. Growing up, scooping the snow in her driveway was one of Eldredge’s many holiday traditions. And he dedicated the Irving Berlin classic to her live on Thursday (Dec. 14) at his annual “An Evening With Brett Eldredge” concert — his final show of... Read more »

 

Sheryl Crow Shares Mother’s Lament

Friday, December 15, 2017 -- 1:17 pm EST

The mother in Sheryl Crow is terrified. In an open letter on Bustle.com, Crow wrote about how she feels five years after the tragic mass shooting in Sandy Hook. “After the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary five years ago today, the one thing I thought nobody would be fighting about was a common-sense solution to... Read more »

 

Keith Urban Sets the Marriage Bar High

Friday, December 15, 2017 -- 12:31 pm EST

Eleven years ago, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman were the newlyweds, probably looking at other couples as role models. And now, Urban and Kidman are the role models to newlyweds Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans. They especially love that two-week rule. “I remember Morgan saying he read an article on Keith and Nicole,” Ballerini shared... Read more »

 

Tyler Hubbard Finds Bus Driver Wisdom

Friday, December 15, 2017 -- 12:07 pm EST

You just never know where you are going to find inspiration and encouragement. Unless you’re Florida Georgia Line. Then you know that most likely, you’re going to find it on the bus every day. On Thursday (Dec. 14), the band’s Tyler Hubbard posted on social media that he was doing some year-end cleaning (it was... Read more »

 

CMT Listen Up Reveals “18 for 2018”

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -- 5:32 pm EST

A California country singer, a six-piece band, a trio, powerful female vocalists and soul-baring storytellers are among the talented artists featured in CMT’s “18 for 2018” Listen Up program. The year-long campaign will spotlight country music’s most promising newcomers across CMT platforms, exposing the network’s passionate music fan base to the diversity of today’s country... Read more »

 

Luke Bryan: “This Is Good for the Soul”

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -- 2:50 pm EST

“This is good for the soul.” That’s what Luke Bryan said when he walked into Lenox Hill Hospital in NYC to play for the staff and patients there. But his performance wasn’t the only thing that was good for their souls. Bryan was also at the hospital to launch the Music Pharmacy of Musicians on... Read more »

 

Jerrod Niemann’s Redneck Delivery from Kansas

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -- 12:20 pm EST

Wait. You can get hay bales in the mail? Who knew? Well, Jerrod Niemann must have. Because in the latest issue of industry publication Country Aircheck, Niemann admitted to the most redneck thing he’s done. “I had a hay bale mailed to me from my hometown,” Niemann said. “I partnered with Corsair for some sunflower... Read more »

 

Kacey Musgraves Records Golden Hour at Sheryl Crow’s

Thursday, December 14, 2017 -- 10:25 am EST

Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves initially wanted to make a reggae or surf rock album as the follow up to Pageant Material and A Very Kacey Christmas. But once she got into the recording studio, what came out was Golden Hour, a new collection she describes as having a “trippy” twist with influences of the Bee... Read more »

 

Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans’ Tequila Wedding Toast

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -- 5:02 pm EST

One can almost smell the ocean air blowing off the Pacific reading all the new details from Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans’ wedding day. The two married on Dec. 2 at the Esperanza luxury resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and it seems like every minute was tailored to the happy couple. The Nashville-based wedding... Read more »