Articles Posted January 2012

  • Danny Gokey’s Best Days Are Ahead of Him

    Danny Gokey’s Best Days Are Ahead of Him

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Remember how Danny Gokey’s first wife, Sophia, died right before he auditioned for American Idol?…

  • Finding New Texas Music From a Little Green Gecko

    Finding New Texas Music From a Little Green Gecko

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Sometimes, I discover new music in weird places. Like on television shows. But this…

  • The Avett Brothers Open Their Photo Album

    The Avett Brothers Open Their Photo Album

    The Avett Brothers document their decade of music. Thompson Square describe their climb to the top of the charts. Kathleen Edwards expands on her expressive roots rock. Caitlin Rose talks about touring and the pressure of success. Tom Russell…

  • How David Nail Celebrated His No. 1 Song

    How David Nail Celebrated His No. 1 Song

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Normally, David Nail would be celebrating with a pair of reissued Nike Air Jordans. That’s…

  • Taylor Swift in Grammy Promo With LL Cool J

    Taylor Swift in Grammy Promo With LL Cool J

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) According to the Los Angeles Times, the Grammy Awards are getting rid of their…

  • Taylor Swift Takes London

    Taylor Swift Takes London

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) So where did Taylor Swift go when she was in London this week? I think…

  • Miranda Lambert Loved Faith Hill’s Cry

    Miranda Lambert Loved Faith Hill’s Cry

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Miranda Lambert was only 19 when Faith Hill’s Cry was released. So she was just…

  • Carrie Underwood’s "Good Girl" Is First Single From New Album

    Carrie Underwood’s "Good Girl" Is First Single From New Album

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Carrie Underwood’s “Good Girl” will be released to country radio on Feb. 23 as the…

  • Kellie Pickler’s Take on Tammy Wynette

    Kellie Pickler’s Take on Tammy Wynette

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) People always say country music tells stories. And it does. But Kellie Pickler is going…

  • Werner Scores 27 in Loss to UTSA (78-66)

    Werner Scores 27 in Loss to UTSA (78-66)

    Junior forward Steven Werner went 12-of-14 from the floor to score a season high 27 points to lead Sam Houston State as the Bearkats in a 78-66 Southland Conference men’s basketball loss to UTSA at the Convocation Center Saturday evening.