Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Photo Gallery: 50 Honky Tonks In 50 States

    Photo Gallery: 50 Honky Tonks In 50 States

    The Rodeo Bar in New York City. Brantley Gilbert said it best in his hit single “Country Must Be Country Wide.” Wherever you go in the United States, you’ll find country fans – and Honky…

  • Dolly Parton Goes Gold

    Dolly Parton Goes Gold

    Dolly Parton photo courtesy of Dolly Records. Dolly Parton’s two disc CD/DVD set, An Evening With… Dolly, available exclusively at Cracker Barrel, has been certified gold. It’s the first gold award for Cracker Barrel and…

  • Jana Kramer Sings Nationwide Insurance Jingle

    Jana Kramer Sings Nationwide Insurance Jingle

    Jana Kramer photo by Bryan Allen, courtesy of Warner Bros. Nashville. Jana Kramer’s voice can be heard on country radio, signing her hit debut single “Why Ya Wanna.” Fans can also hear her singing the…

  • Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw Set New Jersey Stadium Record

    Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw Set New Jersey Stadium Record

    Kenny Chesney Tim McGraw photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw’s Brothers of the Sun Tour set the record as the largest ticketed country event in New York City/New Jersey history,…

  • Jerrod Niemann Reveals Album Cover for Free The Music

    Jerrod Niemann Reveals Album Cover for Free The Music

    Jerrod Niemann’s 2012 CD, Free The Music. Photo courtesy of Essential Broadcast Media. Jerrod Niemann has released the album artwork for his new album, Free The Music, due out October 2. The cover was revealed…

  • Mel Tillis Celebrates 80th Birthday in Nashville

    Mel Tillis Celebrates 80th Birthday in Nashville

    Charley Pride Joins Mel Tillis Onstage at Honky Tonk Central in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Doug Allard, courtesy of Absolute Publicity. Mel Tillis celebrated his 80th birthday on Wednesday, August 8 with a private party…

  • Watch Kristen Kelly’s New Video, “Ex-Old Man”

    Watch Kristen Kelly’s New Video, “Ex-Old Man”

    Kristen Kelly photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. “When life brings you a lemon…make some lemonade and add some vodka.” Good advice from new artist Kristen Kelly! Kristen just released the video for her debut…

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton’s Talent May Be Stolen on The Voice

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton’s Talent May Be Stolen on The Voice

    (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 literally steal Blake Shelton’s talent, per se. But someone may steal…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean’s Back-to-School Routine

    OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean’s Back-to-School Routine

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Jason Aldean loves summer. That’s because between his weekend shows, he gets to…

  • Around the Web: Zac Brown Plans a Country Summer Camp

    Around the Web: Zac Brown Plans a Country Summer Camp

    Zac Brown’s Camp Southern Ground helps lift lives with the ACM. Pistol Annies’ Angaleena Presley shares what it takes to marry “Hell on Heels.” Bill Monroe’s Kentucky cabin is being rebuilt for fans to visit.…