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  • Josh Turner Partners with Ariat International

    Josh Turner Partners with Ariat International

    Josh Turner photo by George Holz, courtesy of Essential Broadcast Media. Josh Turner has partnered with Ariat International, the leader in innovative Western and English footwear. Ariat will sponsor dates on Josh’s 2013 Punching Bag Tour…

  • 12 Great Country Songs About Leaving Home

    12 Great Country Songs About Leaving Home

    There probably have been more country songs written about the anticipated joys of “going home” than on any other subject. But it’s pretty obvious you can’t go home until you’ve left home. And songwriters have…

  • Keith Urban, Hunter Hayes Will Sing on CMA Awards

    Keith Urban, Hunter Hayes Will Sing on CMA Awards

    Keith Urban, Hunter Hayes and former host Vince Gill have been added to the list of performers for the CMA Awards on Nov. 1. Urban is nominated for male vocalist while Hayes will compete for…

  • Big Machine Records Releases First Single from ABC’s Nashville

    Big Machine Records Releases First Single from ABC’s Nashville

    The cast of ABC’s Nashville, (l-r): Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten and Connie Britton. Photo courtesy of Facebook.com/NashvilleABC. Big Machine Records has released “Telescope,” the first single from ABC’s Nashville, to country radio. Performed by Hayden…

  • Luke Bryan Earns Two Double-Platinum Singles

    Luke Bryan Earns Two Double-Platinum Singles

    Luke Bryan’s “I Don’t Want This Night to End” and “Drunk on You” have both been certified double-platinum by the RIAA to signify 2 million digital downloads. Both tracks come from his 2011 platinum album,…

  • Watch Pam Tillis’ Zombie-Filled New Video

    Watch Pam Tillis’ Zombie-Filled New Video

    A scene from Pam Tillis’ Halloween video, “The Monster And The Banjo.” Photo courtesy of Absolute Publicity, Inc. Just in time for Halloween, Pam Tillis has released her new video, “The Monster The Banjo.” The…

  • OFFSTAGE: Why Carrie Underwood Gave Up Meat

    OFFSTAGE: Why Carrie Underwood Gave Up Meat

    (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’ve always known Carrie Underwood was a vegetarian. But I never knew why,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Why Carrie Underwood Gave Up Meat

    OFFSTAGE: Why Carrie Underwood Gave Up Meat

    (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’ve always known Carrie Underwood was a vegetarian. But I never knew why,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Thinks Country Is the New Pop

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Thinks Country Is the New Pop

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Blake Shelton has a theory. I don’t know if I agree with it,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Thinks Country Is the New Pop

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Thinks Country Is the New Pop

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Blake Shelton has a theory. I don’t know if I agree with it,…