Articles Posted in the News Category

  • HOT DISH: Country Music’s Place in the World

    HOT DISH: Country Music’s Place in the World

    (CMT Hot Dish is a weekly feature written by veteran columnist Hazel Smith. Author of the cookbook, Hazel’s Hot Dish: Cookin’ With Country Stars, she also hosts CMT’s Southern Fried Flicks With Hazel Smith and…

  • Kacey Musgraves Parks Trailer at Top of Albums Chart

    Kacey Musgraves Parks Trailer at Top of Albums Chart

    Just as suspected, Kacey Musgraves bullets to the top of Billboard‘s country albums chart this week with her roundly praised Same Trailer Different Park. Nielsen SoundScan says she sold 43,496 copies her first turn out.…

  • New Music: Monroe, Musgraves and More

    New Music: Monroe, Musgraves and More

    Ashley Monroe and Kacey Musgraves packed a one-two punch this month for those fans looking for women with something to say. Monroe’s Like a Rose is an exquisite album that draws on her challenges in…

  • New Music: Monroe, Musgraves and More

    New Music: Monroe, Musgraves and More

    Ashley Monroe and Kacey Musgraves packed a one-two punch this month for those fans looking for women with something to say. Monroe’s Like a Rose is an exquisite album that draws on her challenges in…

  • New Music: Monroe, Musgraves and More

    New Music: Monroe, Musgraves and More

    Ashley Monroe and Kacey Musgraves packed a one-two punch this month for those fans looking for women with something to say. Monroe’s Like a Rose is an exquisite album that draws on her challenges in…

  • OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum to Embrace Risk

    OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum to Embrace Risk

    (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 can’t really put “embrace risk” on your schedule. But come May 7,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum to Embrace Risk

    OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum to Embrace Risk

    (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 can’t really put “embrace risk” on your schedule. But come May 7,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum to Embrace Risk

    OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum to Embrace Risk

    (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 can’t really put “embrace risk” on your schedule. But come May 7,…

  • OFFSTAGE: American Idol Wins My Motown Heart

    OFFSTAGE: American Idol Wins My Motown Heart

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Just when I might have been getting a little restless, maybe even bored,…

  • OFFSTAGE: American Idol Wins My Motown Heart

    OFFSTAGE: American Idol Wins My Motown Heart

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Just when I might have been getting a little restless, maybe even bored,…