Articles Posted in the News Category

  • House Passes Debt Ceiling Suspension

    Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill to suspend the debt ceiling through May 18th. The bill had bipartisan support and passed 285 to 144. There is a provision in the…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: New York City: Gone Country

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: New York City: Gone Country

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) Here are some encouraging musical signs that are developing in 2013: New York City finally gets a full-time country radio station again. After 17…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Drives Alan Jackson’s ’69 Camaro

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Drives Alan Jackson’s ’69 Camaro

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Oh, the things you can learn when you read every word of a…

  • Nashville Celebrates Its Grammy Nominees With Lavish Party

    Nashville Celebrates Its Grammy Nominees With Lavish Party

    It was a grand opportunity for stargazing and buffet-grazing Tuesday night (Jan. 22) as key players from Nashville’s music industry convened at Loews Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel to celebrate the town’s current crop of Grammy nominees.…

  • OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum Take a Left Turn

    OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum Take a Left Turn

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Old married couples, rejoice. You now have your very own country song —…

  • OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum Take a Left Turn

    OFFSTAGE: Lady Antebellum Take a Left Turn

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Old married couples, rejoice. You now have your very own country song —…

  • Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Walks the Plank on New Single

    Around the Web: Kenny Chesney Walks the Plank on New Single

    Kenny Chesney waves the skull and crossbones on “Pirate Flag.” Miranda Lambert announces a performance at Grammy Awards. Sugarland’s Kristian Bush delivers a stirring live rendition of “Atlantic City.” Kris Kristofferson reveals his favorite place…

  • OFFSTAGE: Hunter Hayes Talks "Hope" Message

    OFFSTAGE: Hunter Hayes Talks "Hope" Message

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Hunter Hayes knew that visiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital wasn’t going to…

  • OFFSTAGE: Hunter Hayes Talks "Hope" Message

    OFFSTAGE: Hunter Hayes Talks "Hope" Message

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Hunter Hayes knew that visiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital wasn’t going to…

  • Warrant Issued for Local Shooter

    A warrant has been issued by HPD for the arrest of 24-year-old Traymond Deshun Pearson in connection with a robbery and shooting that happened January 13th at an apartment complex in the 2400 block of…