Articles Tagged “music”

  • OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert’s Tiffany Obsession

    OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert’s Tiffany Obsession

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) At last year’s Grammy Awards, Miranda Lambert wore a flesh-colored Pavoni gown. But…

  • OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert Says Project Runway Was Inspiring

    OFFSTAGE: Miranda Lambert Says Project Runway Was Inspiring

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) We all know where country stars get their inspiration. Usually, it’s from the…

  • Country Music Sales Up in 2012, Nielsen SoundScan Reports

    Country Music Sales Up in 2012, Nielsen SoundScan Reports

    Despite an increasingly fragmented market, country music sales in 2012 were up substantially over those of the year before, according to figures released by Nielsen SoundScan, the organization that tallies actual retail purchases. Taylor Swift…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Bittersweet Over NHL News

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Bittersweet Over NHL News

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Did you hear? The National Hockey League lockout is over. Hockey season is…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Checks Out a Plaid Look

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Checks Out a Plaid Look

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Of all the looks I’d ever try to copy from Taylor Swift, this…

  • OFFSTAGE: What Reba Wants to Learn

    OFFSTAGE: What Reba Wants to Learn

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Let’s first think about all the things Reba McEntire has accomplished. She’s a…

  • OFFSTAGE: Toby Keith Visits Sea World

    OFFSTAGE: Toby Keith Visits Sea World

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Toby Keith‘s “Red Solo Cup” was one of the biggest songs of 2012.…

  • NASHVILLE SKYLINE: What Do You Know?

    NASHVILLE SKYLINE: What Do You Know?

    (NASHVILLE SKYLINE is a column by CMT/CMT.com Editorial Director Chet Flippo.) I was throwing this idea around the other day with a couple of comrades from the ultra-secret Country Music Identity Committee, and we came…

  • OFFSTAGE: Julianne Hough Reveals Childhood Abuse

    OFFSTAGE: Julianne Hough Reveals Childhood Abuse

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Julianne Hough, who had a country hit with “That Song in My Head”…

  • OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Sells Her Post-Idol House

    OFFSTAGE: Carrie Underwood Sells Her Post-Idol House

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) They say location is everything when it comes to real estate. But I…