Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Juneteenth Parade Scheduled

    The Progressive Women’s Association of Huntsville, in celebration of Texas’ abolition of slavery, will host a Juneteenth Parade tomorrow. The entire community is invited to participate. Line-up begins at 8 AM Saturday next to the…

  • Sam Bush Reflects on a Career in Newgrass

    Sam Bush Reflects on a Career in Newgrass

    Regarded as the father of newgrass music, Sam Bush is almost unrecognizable as he saunters into the press tent at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. At age 60, he was wearing…

  • OFFSTAGE: Top 10 Fatherhood Moments in Recent Country Music History

    OFFSTAGE: Top 10 Fatherhood Moments in Recent Country Music History

    Every man is someone’s son. That much, we know. But when those sons become fathers? It’s too sweet for words. Especially in country music, where we occasionally get a glimpse of both sides of those…

  • Popular Demand Decides Carrie Underwood’s Next Single

    Popular Demand Decides Carrie Underwood’s Next Single

    Carrie Underwood photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Carrie Underwood will release “Blown Away” as the next single from her new album by the same title.  The single doesn’t ship to radio officially until July…

  • Meet Kenny Chesney’s New Love

    Meet Kenny Chesney’s New Love

    Kenny Chesney and his dog, Pancho. Photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Kenny Chesney has a new best friend to take on tour! He became the proud owner of Pancho, a goldendoodle, in January, he…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Frances Preston Remembered as an Icon

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: Frances Preston Remembered as an Icon

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) I am not pretending to speak for women, but I can unequivocally state that without Frances Williams Preston and other resolute women who followed…

  • Kip Moore, Co-Writer Dan Couch Celebrate First No. 1

    Kip Moore, Co-Writer Dan Couch Celebrate First No. 1

    The flags were flying at half-staff Wednesday (June 13) when guests strolled out onto the sunny sixth-floor terrace of the BMI building in Nashville to celebrate Kip Moore’s recent No. 1 single, “Somethin’ ‘Bout a…

  • Cory Branan Unleashes New Album, Mutt

    Cory Branan Unleashes New Album, Mutt

    Country-rocker Cory Branan has always lived near music — from his hometown of Memphis to Austin, Brooklyn and Los Angeles. He’s settled in Nashville now, though, and says it’s the perfect place for a touring…

  • OFFSTAGE: Kenny Chesney’s Pet Project

    OFFSTAGE: Kenny Chesney’s Pet Project

    (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’m so glad Kenny Chesney got a goldendoodle. Mostly because this one goldendoodle,…

  • Alan Jackson’s Thirty Miles West Debuts at No. 1

    Alan Jackson’s Thirty Miles West Debuts at No. 1

    Alan Jackson’s 2012 CD, Thirty Miles West. Photo courtesy of ACR/EMI Records Nashville. Alan Jackson’s new album, Thirty Miles West, debuted at the top of Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, making it Alan’s 13th release…