Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Is the Year’s Best-Selling Album So Far

    Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Is the Year’s Best-Selling Album So Far

    Lionel Richie’s 2012 CD, Tuskegee. Photo courtesy of UMG Nashville. Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee, a collection of duets with Lionel and some of country’s biggest stars, is the best-selling album released in 2012 for the first…

  • Eli Young Band’s “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” Hits No. 1

    Eli Young Band’s “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” Hits No. 1

    Eli Young Band photo courtesy of Republic Nashville. Eli Young Band’s “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” has reached No. 1 on both the Billboard Hot Country Singles Chart and the USA Today/Country Aircheck powered…

  • Kip Moore Goes Platinum & Plays Conan

    Kip Moore Goes Platinum & Plays Conan

    Kip Moore photo by Stephen Shepherd, courtesy of UMG Nashville. Kip Moore’s hit single, “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck,” spent two weeks at No. 1 and now, it has been certified platinum for sales of more…

  • Jason Aldean Releases New Single from Upcoming Album

    Jason Aldean Releases New Single from Upcoming Album

    Jason Aldean photo by James Minchin III, courtesy of Broken Bow Records. Jason Aldean’s fans have been champing at the bit for new music from the country star. On the heels of five consecutive No.…

  • CMT Announces Four New Series

    CMT Announces Four New Series

    CMT has commenced production on four new series: Chainsaw Gang, Redneck Intervention, Full Metal Racket and Rock Raiders. As previously announced, Trinity 911 and the network’s first animated series Bounty Hunters are also in production.…

  • Johnny Cash Music Festival Special to Air on GAC

    Johnny Cash Music Festival Special to Air on GAC

    Johnny Cash Music Festival. The Johnny Cash Music Festival, filmed at last year’s inaugural event, will air on GAC this summer. The one-hour special stars Rosanne Cash, John Carter Cash, Kris Kristofferson, George Jones, Rodney…

  • GAC Album Review: Love and Theft

    GAC Album Review: Love and Theft

    Love And Theft’s 2012 self-titled album. In the three years since Love and Theft released their debut album, World Wide Open in 2009, the group has undergone some major changes. The biggest shifts involved the…

  • OFFSTAGE: George Strait’s New "Drinkin’" Song

    OFFSTAGE: George Strait’s New "Drinkin’" 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.) Now that George Strait’s “Drinkin’ Man,” which he co-wrote, is on country radio,…

  • OFFSTAGE: Was Springsteen Forced Out?

    OFFSTAGE: Was Springsteen Forced Out?

    (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 tend to look at rules in black and white. But if Bruce…

  • Around the Web: Kellie Pickler Shares a Steamy "Drinkin’" Pic

    Around the Web: Kellie Pickler Shares a Steamy "Drinkin’" Pic

    Kellie Pickler joins Bucky Covington for “Drinkin’ Side of Country” video. Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban plan ahead for WE Fest. Dwight Yoakam is still in style on Austin City Limits Live. Rachel Reinhart of…