Articles Tagged “music”

  • OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Lets Fans Brag

    OFFSTAGE: Blake Shelton Lets Fans Brag

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) For somebody who tweets as often as Blake Shelton does, he sure isn’t…

  • OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean Gets Film Role

    OFFSTAGE: Jason Aldean Gets Film Role

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) There’s no official word on which role Jason Aldean will play in the…

  • OFFSTAGE: Will Hunter Hayes Feel "Wanted" This Year?

    OFFSTAGE: Will Hunter Hayes Feel "Wanted" This Year?

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Just because I’m a hopeless romantic doesn’t mean that romance is going to…

  • OFFSTAGE: Country Music’s Good News for 2013

    OFFSTAGE: Country Music’s Good News for 2013

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) There are some things that are probably going to suck about 2013. Like,…

  • Dobro Master Mike Auldridge Dies at 73

    Dobro Master Mike Auldridge Dies at 73

    Mike Auldridge, a Dobro master and founding member of the bluegrass group Seldom Scene, died from cancer Saturday (Dec. 29) at a hospice near his home in Silver Springs, Md. His death came one day…

  • OFFSTAGE: My Worst Day at Work in 2012

    OFFSTAGE: My Worst Day at Work in 2012

    (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 wasn’t going to tell anyone this story, either because it’s kind of…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Lands “Never Ever” on Rolling Stone List

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Lands “Never Ever” on Rolling Stone List

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) In Rolling Stone‘s list of the 50 Best Songs of 2012, a Taylor…

  • Greg Bates Calls 2012 the Best Year of His Life

    Greg Bates Calls 2012 the Best Year of His Life

    Greg Bates photo courtesy of Republic Nashville. 2012 was Greg Bates’ debut year on the country music scene and he has nothing to complain about. “2012 was an amazing year for me,” he said. “It…

  • Justin Moore Plans to Keep On Keeping On in 2013

    Justin Moore Plans to Keep On Keeping On in 2013

    Justin Moore photo courtesy of The Valory Music Co. As 2012 draws to a close, Justin Moore is calling it a year to remember. “2012 has been great,” he said. “We’re closing in on two…

  • Notable Country Music Deaths of 2012

    Notable Country Music Deaths of 2012

    Giants took their final bow this year — Country Music Hall of Fame members Kitty Wells, Earl Scruggs and Frances Preston and superstars such as Andy Griffith, Whitney Houston, Levon Helm and that consummate aggregator…