Articles Posted in the News Category

  • OFFSTAGE: Howdy, Country Music Neighbors

    OFFSTAGE: Howdy, Country Music Neighbors

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) How great would it be if Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton moved into…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: 2012: Bah, Humbug

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: 2012: Bah, Humbug

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) Some year, huh, in 2012? Let’s just wipe the slate clean and start with a clean, new 2013. For one thing in this new…

  • OFFSTAGE: Country’s Couples of 2012

    OFFSTAGE: Country’s Couples of 2012

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) What was in the air this year? Apparently, love. And a lot of…

  • Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale Finally Make Their Album

    Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale Finally Make Their Album

    It’s no secret Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale run with the same crowd, a crowd comprised of some of the leading ambassadors of American roots music. They launched a satellite radio show together earlier this…

  • OFFSTAGE: EW Seeks Women in Country Music

    OFFSTAGE: EW Seeks Women in Country Music

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Country music had some high highs and low lows in 2012. And Entertainment…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton’s Quotes? Priceless

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton’s Quotes? Priceless

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) “The last thing I want to do is not offend somebody.” That’s one…

  • Chris Isaak Chases the Sun Records Legacy

    Chris Isaak Chases the Sun Records Legacy

    Chris Isaak‘s Beyond the Sun shows the deep influence songs cut at the legendary Memphis recording studio had on contemporary country music and the singer-songwriter himself. The new DVD offers Isaak’s sharp takes on indelible…

  • OFFSTAGE: Hunter Hayes’ Pre-Show Chill Time

    OFFSTAGE: Hunter Hayes’ Pre-Show Chill Time

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) The last time I caught up with Hunter Hayes, it was right before…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Sees Sadness in Several Ways

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Sees Sadness in Several Ways

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Who knew there were so many ways to be sad? Taylor Swift certainly…

  • OFFSTAGE: The Gift of a Country Song

    OFFSTAGE: The Gift of a Country Song

    (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 wrap a country song. There’s no good way to tie…