Dolly Parton: Wet T-Shirt Contest Costs Extra

Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 5:22 pm EDT

It wasn't exactly like a wet T-shirt contest, but Dolly Parton has joined the growing list of country stars to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, doing so in her own typically good-natured and fabulous fashion.


George Strait: The Cowboy Rides Away Premieres Friday on CMT

Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 2:58 pm EDT

Even if you weren't among George Strait's 104,000 friends in Arlington, Texas, on June 7, it's still not too late to experience the excitement surrounding the last concert of his final national tour.


Keith Urban Plays the Antithesis of Arena Shows

Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 12:52 pm EDT

When Keith Urban played the House of Blues in New Orleans on Tuesday night (Aug. 26), he didn't even play the main room. He played a smaller space called the Parish.


A Luke Bryan Prediction: Four Years Early

Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 11:30 am EDT

I was this close to making a really bold Luke Bryan prediction, but he's about four years earlier than I thought.


Ride "Shotgun" With Tim McGraw

Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 11:16 am EDT

Tim McGraw has a new single. And, to borrow a phrase from one of his early hits, I like it, I love it -- and I definitely want some more of it.


Eric Church's Old Philanthropy Is New Again

Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 8:46 am EDT

Back in 2013, when Eric Church's current album was called simply Chief, he threw that name onto a charitable fund he started with his wife Katherine.


CMT Crossroads: John Legend and Lee Ann Womack Will Air Sept. 26

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 -- 4:54 pm EDT

John Legend and Lee Ann Womack have been confirmed for the next episode of CMT Crossroads. The Grammy-winning musicians will tape the episode in Franklin, Tennessee.


Chase Rice "Rolls" Into a No. 1 Debut

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 -- 3:59 pm EDT

Chase Rice debuted atop the Billboard country albums chart this week with his first release, Ignite the Night.


Miranda Lambert Avoids One "Bad Habit"

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 -- 3:41 pm EDT

Whoa! Just what is this "bad habit" you speak of avoiding, Miranda Lambert?


Jason Aldean Destined to Be the Cool Grandfather

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 -- 1:32 pm EDT

Jason Aldean may very well sell out all of his shows, sell out all of his concert merch, boost music downloads and take home a nice stash of money every night he's on tour. But it's the ultimate reward that he's thinking about now.