Articles Posted October 2012

  • OFFSTAGE: Jana Kramer Admits Her Cruise Fears

    OFFSTAGE: Jana Kramer Admits Her Cruise Fears

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) You would think anyone going on a cruise helmed by Blake Shelton would…

  • Bearkats Shut Out Nicholls 41-0 (via GoBearkats.com)

    Bearkats Shut Out Nicholls 41-0

    Two Bearkats added to their career achievements as they led Sam Houston to a 41-0 victory over Nicholls State Saturday night at Guidry Stadium.

    The win improved the No. 9 ranked Sam Houston football team to 4-2 for the year and 2-1 in Southland Conference play.

    Timothy Flanders now is the all-time leading scorer in Bearkat football history. His three touchdowns up his career point total to 270, passing kicker Billy Hayes who totaled 258 points from 1985 to 1988….

  • It’s Taylor, Taylor, Taylor, Taylor on Reconfigured Billboard Chart

    It’s Taylor, Taylor, Taylor, Taylor on Reconfigured Billboard Chart

    There’s nothing subtle about it: Taylor Swift simply owns the Billboard country songs chart this week, partly because of sweeping changes just made in the trade magazine’s chart methodology. Instead of reflecting radio airplay only,…

  • Luke Bryan Set To Launch First Headlining Tour

    Luke Bryan Set To Launch First Headlining Tour

    Luke Bryan photo courtesy of Capitol Nashville. Luke Bryan is set to launch his first headlining tour after spending the last few years touring with Jason Aldean, Rascal Flatts and Tim McGraw among others. The…

  • GAC Album Review: Jake Owen’s Endless Summer EP

    GAC Album Review: Jake Owen’s Endless Summer EP

    Jake Owen Endless Summer. Photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. For those of us that hate to change the calendar from September to October, Jake Owen is working hard to keep the warm summer vibes…

  • Hornets Tailback Morie Evans (via DJ Shafer / ItemOnline.com)

    Hornets Sting Caney Creek, 47 – 13

    The Hornets came back from a week off to continue their win streak on their homecoming night. The Hornets topped Caney Creek with a final score of 47 – 13…

  • Carrie Underwood Goes 10 Straight Weeks At No. 1 On Top 20

    Carrie Underwood Goes 10 Straight Weeks At No. 1 On Top 20

    Carrie Underwood photo by James White, courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Nan Kelley and GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown headed to Clemson, South Carolina to catch up with Luke Bryan on his Farm Tour. Luke…

  • Lady Antebellum Preview Their New Concert Film

    Lady Antebellum Preview Their New Concert Film

    Lady Antebellum owned the big screen Thursday night (Oct. 11) as the trio unveiled their live concert film during a private screening in Nashville. Own the Night 2012 World Tour features performances from the trio’s…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen Welcomes Girls From CMT’s Cheer to NYC

    OFFSTAGE: Jake Owen Welcomes Girls From CMT’s Cheer to NYC

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Jake Owen has five new very loyal fans this week — Jenna, Lexi,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw on His Firewood-and-Doritos Years

    OFFSTAGE: Tim McGraw on His Firewood-and-Doritos Years

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) It’s been 20 years since Tim McGraw’s very first single had its very…