Articles Posted October 2012

  • Luke Bryan Earns Two Double-Platinum Singles

    Luke Bryan Earns Two Double-Platinum Singles

    Luke Bryan’s “I Don’t Want This Night to End” and “Drunk on You” have both been certified double-platinum by the RIAA to signify 2 million digital downloads. Both tracks come from his 2011 platinum album,…

  • Watch Pam Tillis’ Zombie-Filled New Video

    Watch Pam Tillis’ Zombie-Filled New Video

    A scene from Pam Tillis’ Halloween video, “The Monster And The Banjo.” Photo courtesy of Absolute Publicity, Inc. Just in time for Halloween, Pam Tillis has released her new video, “The Monster The Banjo.” The…

  • OFFSTAGE: Why Carrie Underwood Gave Up Meat

    OFFSTAGE: Why Carrie Underwood Gave Up Meat

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I’ve always known Carrie Underwood was a vegetarian. But I never knew why,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Why Carrie Underwood Gave Up Meat

    OFFSTAGE: Why Carrie Underwood Gave Up Meat

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I’ve always known Carrie Underwood was a vegetarian. But I never knew why,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Thinks Country Is the New Pop

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Thinks Country Is the New Pop

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Blake Shelton has a theory. I don’t know if I agree with it,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Thinks Country Is the New Pop

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Thinks Country Is the New Pop

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Blake Shelton has a theory. I don’t know if I agree with it,…

  • Sam Houston State's Richard Sincere (via Brian Blalock / SHSU)

    Bearkats Offense Back in High Gear

    When it comes to offensive production, the Bearkats have been good about sharing the wealth. It’s not quite like last season, when Timothy Flanders and Richard Sincere dominated Sam Houston State’s run game, with Brian Bell and Torrance Williams also gave opposing defenses fits out of the triple option formation…

  • Around the Web: Taylor Swift Takes the Wheel

    Around the Web: Taylor Swift Takes the Wheel

    Taylor Swift tells Letterman about getting in two car accidents in one day. Reba McEntire’s Malibu Country stems from a conversation on a plane. Marty Stuart remembers Minnie Pearl. Tyler Farr says “Hello” and then…

  • OFFSTAGE: What’s in Miranda Lambert’s Cup?

    OFFSTAGE: What’s in Miranda Lambert’s Cup?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I would so rather have a meal in Oklahoma with Miranda Lambert than…

  • GAC Album Review: Billy Ray Cyrus’ Change My Mind

    GAC Album Review: Billy Ray Cyrus’ Change My Mind

    Billy Ray Cyrus’ 2012 CD, Change My Mind. Photo courtesy of Sweet Talk Publicity. Twenty years after “Achy Breaky Heart” propelled Billy Ray Cyrus to international stardom with his debut release, Some Gave All, the…