Nikki Lane had a pretty treacherous drive home from the 30th annual MusicFest in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Days before our CMT.com interview, she was in the drivers’ seat of a rental Durango with no chains on the tires navigating the way home i...
Feb 26, 2017 2:49 AM
If you haven't watched the series premiere of Sun Records, do it now. However, if you have and can't get enough of the giant roster of rock 'n' rollers, enjoy the many behind-the-scenes photos taken by the actors on location in Memphis.
Feb 24, 2017 10:17 PM
Aubrie Sellers, a member of CMT Next Women of Country, jokes she’s become a master at seeing through “other people’s crap,” and it shows in the observant songs on her breakout album New City Blues. “Magazines” casts a sarcastic eye on celebrity cu...
Feb 24, 2017 9:17 PM
You could have crowd-surfed the entire length of Nashville’s Lower Broadway late Thursday evening (Feb. 23) as guests trampling each other’s feet poured into the Valentine saloon to celebrate the writers of LOCASH‘s first No. 1 single, “I Know Som...
Feb 24, 2017 8:17 PM
Maybe it was the recent Grammy Awards show, maybe it was low hanging clouds of fairy dust, but something boosted country album sales a few thousand units this week over last, according to Nielsen SoundScan. But let us first note that Little Big To...
Feb 24, 2017 5:59 PM
“Meet me at the hospital”: the five words no one wants to hear. Ever. But after Rayna was in a car accident at the end of last week’s episode of Nashville, that’s exactly how Thursday night’s (Feb. 23) show started. After Deacon got the call about...
Feb 24, 2017 3:38 PM
WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Nashville: Season 5, Episode 9: If Tomorrow Never Comes. On the latest episode of Nashville (Feb 23), we said goodbye to the legendary Rayna Jaymes. As the story unfolded on our TV screens, our beloved c...
Feb 24, 2017 2:02 PM
Try not to feel invincible and on top of the world when you listen to Courtney Cole‘s music. The Louisiana native is on a mission to empower you and inspire you with her passion, her dazzling personality and her vibrant and sweet pop-country, draw...
Feb 24, 2017 1:29 PM
Sam Phillips once said, “If you’re not doing something different, you’re not doing anything.” And he certainly lived his life that way. Phillips, among many other accomplishments, founded the famous Sun Records, discovered artists like Elvis Presl...
Feb 24, 2017 12:27 AM
Right before Luke Bryan walked onto the Ryman Auditorium stage to open the Country Radio Seminar’s annual Universal Music Group lunch show on Thursday (Feb. 23), the label’s Royce Risser told the packed house that this was the eighth show of its k...
Feb 24, 2017 12:26 AM
When Garth Brooks delivered Thursday’s (Feb. 23) Inside Studio G keynote address at the Country Radio Seminar 2017, the conversation kept coming back to his connection with his fans. And when he talked about their experience just getting to a conc...
Feb 23, 2017 11:35 PM
Let’s finally put to bed this notion that to be a world-class guitarist, you have to be a guy. And Lindsay Ell is one of the women to dispel the myth. Ell’s guitar skills rank right up there with her singing and songwriting, which all combined hav...
Feb 23, 2017 4:30 PM
Picture Jason Aldean as a kid, glued to his radio, listening to the countdown of the week’s country songs. Now fast forward to Aldean as a grown man and a big part of those countdown shows himself. Those two sides of Aldean came together Wednesday...
Feb 23, 2017 4:13 PM
At some point in 1998, Carrie Underwood was just like any other teenager singing country songs at the top of her lungs. Especially the ones from artists like Mindy McCready. And when a CBS radio station posted a vintage video from 1998 of Underwoo...
Feb 23, 2017 2:08 PM
Interestingly enough, Florence was born and raised in Charleston, S. C., and has deep roots in Memphis as her mother grew up there in the 50s. So you might say, this project is one dear to her heart.
Feb 23, 2017 1:45 AM