Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Around the Web: Who’s the Greatest Living Country Singer?

    Around the Web: Who’s the Greatest Living Country Singer?

    Who really will fill George Jones’ shoes? Kris Kristofferson aims to keep kids out of gangs. Robert Plant revamps “Black Dog” with a folk influence. Dailey Vincent get back to their traditional bluegrass roots. Handsome…

  • Kenny Chesney: Part Two of CMT Hot 20 Countdown‘s Interview

    Kenny Chesney: Part Two of CMT Hot 20 Countdown‘s Interview

    Kenny Chesney’s new album Life on a Rock is a collection of very personal stories originally scribbled down in Chesney’s notebook while he soaked up the sun at his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands.…

  • OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Once Fired From Heavy Metal Band

    OFFSTAGE: Keith Urban Once Fired From Heavy Metal Band

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) If the band Fractured Mirror is still together, I’m sure they are kicking…

  • BMI Celebrates Success of Little Big Town’s "Tornado"

    BMI Celebrates Success of Little Big Town’s "Tornado"

    BMI, the performance rights organization, saluted songwriters Natalie Hemby and Delta Maid Monday (May 6) with a party at its Nashville headquarters for the success of their song, “Tornado,” recorded by Little Big Town. The…

  • Around the Web: Country Stars Call for Votes

    Around the Web: Country Stars Call for Votes

    CMT Music Awards nominees react to the big news. Shania Twain plans extra Las Vegas concerts in the fall. Keith Urban’s We’re All for the Hall concerts raise more than $2 million. Patty Griffin talks…

  • Lady Antebellum, Pistol Annies Lead New Albums

    Lady Antebellum, Pistol Annies Lead New Albums

    Lady Antebellum and the Pistol Annies are just two of the country acts releasing new music on Tuesday (May 7). Up-and-coming singer Craig Campbell, bluegrass duo Dailey Vincent, Americana-influenced songwriter Patty Griffin and the Dixie…

  • OFFSTAGE: Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert: Stylish Derby Details

    OFFSTAGE: Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert: Stylish Derby Details

    (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 guess some people bet on the horses during the Kentucky Derby. But…

  • City Council Meets Tonight

    The Huntsville City Council will meet for a regular session at six this evening at City Hall. The council will hear more presentations and proclamations tonight than usual in recognition of a number of conscientious…

  • Fallen Correctional Staff to Be Honored

    The Texas Department of Criminal Justice will honor the service of its correctional staff, and remember all those who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a memorial service scheduled at 10:30…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift Saturday an unknown suspect assaulted a victim in the 3200 block of Elks Drive. On Sunday’s day shift, police investigated a burglary in the 5000 block of…