CMT Launches New Digital Series “Viral To Verified” with First Episode Highlighting Lily Rose

CMT’s latest short-form digital series, “Viral to Verified,” offers first-person accounts from six fast-rising musicians who are making waves on social media and in country music. Airing weekly via CMT’s socials, including Instagram and TikTok — the very platforms that ignited these artists’ most recent successes — the series features one artist per weekly episode,… Read more » Continue Reading →

Chris Stapleton, Eric Church, And Gabby Barrett Highlight 2021 CMA Nominations

“This year, we have the opportunity to honor the superstars, new artists and emerging creators who are paving the way for Country Music,” said CMA CEO Sarah Trahern in a press release highlighting the nominations for 2021’s Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. “These nominees exemplify the creativity, passion and heart that make our Country Music… Read more » Continue Reading →

Mitchell Tenpenny’s ‘Midtown Diaries’ EP Open His Newly “Vulnerable” Musical Heart

Mitchell Tenpenny has succeeded in many things in life. But, impressively, the thing he’s wanted most: to be a star as a singer and songwriter in his hometown of Nashville, TN — is the one thing that he’s currently succeeding at the most to date. Before releasing music like his latest EP Midtown Diaries (out… Read more » Continue Reading →

Sam Hunt Premieres New, Reflective, And Romantic Single, “23”

Embedded from “No matter where I go/ No matter what I do/ I’ll never be 23 with anyone but you,” sings country star Sam Hunt on his just-released latest single, “23.” Hunt co-wrote “23” with Chris La Corte, Shane McAnally, and Josh Osborne. Popularly, it emerged as an acoustic favorite the “Hard To Forget”… Read more » Continue Reading →

Jason Aldean And Carrie Underwood Premiere Video For “If I Didn’t Love You”

Embedded from The video for “If I Didn’t Love You” — Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood’s passionate new duet — has arrived. The clip was directed by Shaun Silva and filmed at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center and centers on the pair capturing the tension of an unresolved relationship. The song was produced by Aldean’s… Read more » Continue Reading →

CBS To Present “Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler” Concert Special On September 23

“Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler” — a live concert tribute to the country legend taped before his untimely passing — will be broadcast on CBS, Thursday, Sept. 23 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+. The event features on-stage tributes, anecdotes, and performances in front of the music… Read more » Continue Reading →

CMT Rewind: Brooks And Dunn Reach Number One With Debut Single, “Brand New Man”

Embedded from 2021 finds Nashville-founded Hall of Fame country tandem Brooks and Dunn back on the road after a decade away from the arena and stadium touring spotlight. “It’s fun being onstage and playing stuff we’d written and been a part of over the years. We had like 50 top 10 songs and 25… Read more » Continue Reading →

Jimmie Allen Will Compete On “Dancing With The Stars” During Its 30th Season

Country star Jimmie Allen will soon be attempting to prove if his dance steps are as smooth as his tenor. Recently, it was announced that he — alongside an all-star lineup comprised of actors, actresses, athletes, entertainers, and more — will participate in the forthcoming 30th season of the popular television program Dancing With The… Read more » Continue Reading →