Articles Posted in the Entertainment News Category

  • Kenny Chesney Crowns Album Charts, Debuts Four New Songs

    Kenny Chesney Crowns Album Charts, Debuts Four New Songs

    This is emphatically Kenny Chesney’s week. Not only does his Life on a Rock top both Billboard‘s country and all-genres charts, he also has four new songs on the country airplay list. By Neilsen SoundScan’s…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler’s Next Step

    OFFSTAGE: Kellie Pickler’s Next Step

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Yes, she is blowing us away with her grace and rhythm on Dancing…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Keeps Me Hanging On

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Keeps Me Hanging On

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Ever since the rumors started that American Idol would be getting rid of…

  • Around the Web: Pistol Annies Aim High

    Around the Web: Pistol Annies Aim High

    The Pistol Annies chart their own course and have fun doing it. Kacey Musgraves speaks candidly from one of her favorite Nashville haunts. Natalie Maines describes her new musical direction on NPR. Justin Townes Earle…

  • 10 Prime Hits: Mother’s Day

    10 Prime Hits: Mother’s Day

    From Dolly Parton to Miranda Lambert, country stars have always had a soft spot for mothers. Here are 10 prime hits that celebrate the women who welcomed us into the world. “The Baby,” Blake SheltonA…

  • OFFSTAGE: The Song Writes Ashley Monroe

    OFFSTAGE: The Song Writes Ashley Monroe

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Ashley Monroe sure makes it sound easy. She’s one of the three Pistol…

  • Platinum, Gold Status Now Includes Streams

    Platinum, Gold Status Now Includes Streams

    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has announced the integration of streams to its recognition of gold and platinum certifications. On-demand audio and/or video song streams will now be counted toward the 500,000 (gold),…

  • OFFSTAGE: Nashville‘s Juliette Barnes Chases CMA Award

    OFFSTAGE: Nashville‘s Juliette Barnes Chases CMA Award

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Champagne, bobbleheads and lavish parties? Is that really how artists celebrate being nominated…

  • OFFSTAGE: Hillary Scott Shares Golden Secrets and True Beauty

    OFFSTAGE: Hillary Scott Shares Golden Secrets and True Beauty

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Lady Antebellum’s new album Golden was released on Tuesday (May 7), so pictures…

  • Around the Web: Tim McGraw Sets ACM Special

    Around the Web: Tim McGraw Sets ACM Special

    Tim McGraw heats up TV with his Superstar Summer Night special. Lady Antebellum talk about all the bright sides of Golden. The Lumineers look back on their swift rise to fame. Dierks Bentley Dierks Bentley…