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Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team: Biggest Semifinals Moments

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- 6:00 pm EDT

The judges have narrowed it down to 119 women. Now, the hopefulls must quickly learn a power pom routine and the famous kick-line in order to perform it an hour later before the judges.

 

Dolly Parton’s First Children’s Album Arrives This Fall

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- 5:30 pm EDT

Dolly Parton‘s music and literature are for children of all ages. But on Sept. 29, a digital version of the country icon’s first children’s album, I Believe In You, arrives. All of the music was written and performed by Parton. The 14-song collection includes a new recording of “Coat of Many Colors” and closes with... Read more »

 

Thomas Rhett: Less Twang, More Memories

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- 4:59 pm EDT

Thomas Rhett says he’s been on a musical journey ever since he was country music’s new guy. “If you listen to songs on my first record and then compare them to (Life Changes), it changed a lot. My voice has matured, and I don’t sing as twangy as I did on my first record,” Thomas... Read more »

 

Kip Moore and Tony Hawk Confirm Skate Benefit

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- 4:57 pm EDT

Kip Moore and Tony Hawk have partnered to host the Music City Skate Jam Presented by Harley-Davidson on Sept. 10 at Nashville’s Music City Walk of Fame Park. The family-friendly, day-long event will feature a skate demo by Hawk, as well as live music by Moore, rising artist Jordan Davis and DJ sets by Dee... Read more »

 

Lee Ann Womack’s New Album Revisits Her East Texas Roots

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- 4:56 pm EDT

When Lee Ann Womack releases her ninth studio album The Lonely, the Lonesome & the Gone on Oct. 27, the new music will come with a touch of history. Most of the material was tracked at one of the country’s oldest recording facilities, Houston’s famed SugarHill Studios, where Womack’s key influencers George Jones, Willie Nelson... Read more »

 

Kenny Chesney Reveals 30 Tracks for Live in No Shoes Nation

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- 2:42 pm EDT

Kenny Chesney’s upcoming concert album will feature guest performances by Dave Matthews, Eric Church, Mac McAnally, David Lee Murphy, Old Dominion, Grace Potter, Taylor Swift and the Zac Brown Band. Chesney announced the 30 tracks for Live in No Shoes Nation on Tuesday (Aug. 15). The album will be released on Oct. 27. In addition... Read more »

 

Darius Rucker Heeds His Own Advice

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- 1:37 pm EDT

In Darius Rucker’s new song, “For the First Time,” he asks, “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” And in real life, when Rucker asked that of himself and ended up on a fishing excursion with his family. “I went fly fishing a few weeks ago for the very first... Read more »

 

Brad Paisley Says Jokes Are All or Nothing

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 -- 7:31 am EDT

Remember Hee Haw? A lot of younger people don’t, mainly because the TV series ran from 1969 through 1994. But the Kornfield Kounty variety show’s music and humor mash-up was enough to inspire Brad Paisley to create something similar, with a few modern twists (and probably fewer hay bales). “(There was) this sort of playful... Read more »

 

Nashville Trivia: Season 5, Episode 22: Reasons to Quit

Monday, August 14, 2017 -- 6:03 pm EDT

Let’s play Nashville trivia! New season of Nashville is coming in January. Get all of the latest Nashville news, videos and behind-the-scenes action on the Nashville Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram and join the conversation using #NashvilleCMT.

 

Midland’s On the Rocks Arrives Sept. 22

Monday, August 14, 2017 -- 3:28 pm EDT

In their rise to prominence, Midland’s Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy and Mark Wystrach have already made memories in music that can never be taken away from them. Since the debut of their hit lead single “Drinkin’ Problem,” they have gone from performing in dive bars to entertaining thousands of fans, opening for legendary acts they... Read more »