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CMT Premiere: Madison Kozak Debuts “One Girl To Another,” A Thank You To The Girl Who Came Before Her

Madison Kozak’s new song “One Girl To Another” is a balm for a jealous heart as she sings about appreciating her boyfriend’s ex for breaking his heart and helping him become the man he is today. Written by Kozak, Pete Good, AJ Babcock, and Brandon Ratcliff, song lyrics include: From one girl to another| Girl,...… ... Continue Reading

Zac Brown Band, Cole Swindell and More Host Private Parties for Fans in Nashville

Artists including Zac Brown Band, Cole Swindell, Ingrid Andress and Morgan Evans recently joined their record label Warner Music Nashville to take over Nightscape in Nashville. The effort brought fans various unique one-on-one opportunities catered to each artist’s music. The events included meet and greets, listening sessions, and more in a space that each singer...… ... Continue Reading

Maren Morris Reveals Her Pre-Show Rituals On Humble Quest Tour

Country music powerhouse Maren Morris has verified that there’s never a dull moment on her nationwide Humble Quest Tour. The multi-city trek is officially in full swing, and the “Circles Around This Town” singer has solidified her daily routine. Morris recently (June 23) shared a video to TikTok displaying her pre-show rituals, and several of...… ... Continue Reading

Carly Pearce Talks Unexpected Encounter With Kenny Chesney’s Mom

Kenny Chesney would be the first person to attest that mothers really do know best. The chart-topping musician’s mother swung by her son’s stadium show in Charlotte, North Carolina, in early April and came with one request – to see a duet with Carly Pearce. The ACM Female Vocalist of the Year recently ( June...… ... Continue Reading

5 Pride Moments That Will Go Down In Country Music History

The country music genre has experienced a positive shift in the last few years, and has become a safer space for the LGBTQ+ community. Notable names within the country landscape such as Chely Wright, Ty Herndon, Brooke Eden, T. J. Osborne, CMT’s very own Cody Alan, and more have used their voices to advocate for...… ... Continue Reading

CMT Roundup: Kip Moore, Madison Kozak, Tyler Hubbard Drop Songs For Your Summer Drive

Watch the speedometer if you’re listening to the new songs by Kip Moore and Tyler Hubbard this weekend. The heavy groove is sure to increase the speed of your trip while Madison Kozak’s new song is balm for jealous hearts everywhere. Also check out new music from Maddie & Tae, Tyler Dial and Kristian Bush...… ... Continue Reading

Zac Brown Partners with King Calaway, Blake Shelton on Separate Songs

Just call Zac Brown country music’s current king of collaboration. Brown recently teamed with King Calaway to write and produce the band’s new single, “When I Get Home.” And Brown invited Blake Shelton to join the band on a new version of their single “Out in the Middle” that will be on the deluxe version...… ... Continue Reading

Cody Johnson Celebrates First No. 1 “‘Til You Can’t,” Says No One Wants To Say The H-Word

Popular Texas country crossover Cody Johnson celebrated his first No. 1 hit “‘Til You Can’t” this week with a party at The Local in Nashville. Hosted by BMI and ASCAP, the event was attended by Johnson’s friends, family, publishers, Music Row executives, and the song’s writers, Ben Stennis and Matt Rogers. “’Til You Can’t,” a...… ... Continue Reading

Jessie James Decker Shares Wedding Video With Eric Decker To Celebrate Their 9th Anniversary

It’s been nearly a decade since Jessie James Decker tied the knot with former NFL player Eric Decker. To celebrate their nine-year anniversary, the breakout star recently gave fans a sneak peek inside their wedding album on social media. The fairytale-like storybook begins with a cartoon sketch of the couple on their special day in...… ... Continue Reading

Shania Twain Under “Strict” Doctor’s Orders To Rest Her Voice: “Feeling Unwell”

The show must go on, unless a doctor demands otherwise. Country music sensation Shania Twain was strongly encouraged to cancel her Las Vegas residency show last night (June 22) at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino’s Zappos Theater after falling ill. The “You’re Still The One” singer gave ticket-holders an update on social media ahead of...… ... Continue Reading

Tim McGraw Talks Smash Hit “Humble And Kind” And Why The Message Holds More Weight Today

Six years ago this week, Tim McGraw graced the top of the Billboard Country Airplay chart with his 2016 smash hit, “Humble And Kind.” The golden rules penned by critically acclaimed songwriter Lori McKenna instantly tugged at heartstrings and became a universal message. McGraw recently (June 21) caught up with Big Machine Label Group to...… ... Continue Reading

Listen: Sam Hunt Releases Rollicking New Single “Water Under The Bridge”

Sam Hunt is in a season of new beginnings. Weeks after the birth of his baby daughter, Hunt is releasing his new single, “Water Under the Bridge.” Hunt co-wrote “Water Under the Bridge” with Chris LaCorte, Shane McAnally, and Josh Osborne. The rollicking, up-tempo track is a nostalgic look back at the lighthearted day of...… ... Continue Reading

Alyssa Bonagura Proves That Distance Can’t Come Between Love In “Other Side Of The World”

“Distance means so little, when someone means so much,” is a cliché motto that hopeless romantics hear time and time again. However, up-and-coming country singer Alyssa Bonagura proved the old-world saying true in her new music video for the single, “Other Side Of The World.” Bonagura spent nearly a decade fine-tuning her ear-grabbing sound, that...… ... Continue Reading

Brett Eldredge Reflects On His Rise To Fame And Talks Album, “Songs About You”

Country music star Brett Eldredge placed his heart on the line to create his seventh studio album, “Songs About You.” Following the release of the 12-song collection, the Chicago-area native shared a throwback photo on social media and reflected on his growth as a musician. The chart-topping artist revealed the first-ever CD that he released....… ... Continue Reading

Trisha Yearwood Donates $3,000 To A Pet Food Drive: “We Are So Grateful”

Trisha Yearwood is feeding one furry friend at a time. The Trisha Yearwood Pet Collection partnered with Smith’s supermarket and Best Friends Animal Society to host a pet food drive on June 18 in Salt Lake City, Utah. All contributions made during the charity event went towards the pet food pantry at the Best Friends...… ... Continue Reading

LISTEN: Lady A Releases Pool Side Single “Summer State Of Mind”

Blend up a pina colada and kick back, because Lady A just released a single titled “Summer State Of Mind.” Tuesday, June 21 marked the first official day of summer, and to celebrate – the Grammy Award-winning group released a breezy hit to include on your poolside soundtrack. Lady A’s leading lady Hillary Scott wrote...… ... Continue Reading

Keith Urban Hits Gas On The Speed Of Now World Tour, His First In Almost Four Years

It’s been nearly four long years for Keith Urban, but the wait is over for him and his fans. Urban recently launched his “THE SPEED OF NOW WORLD TOUR” at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, Florida, and he admits he was a little bit nervous. “We made it!” Urban said a few minutes...… ... Continue Reading

Are Eric Church and Chris Janson a Budding Country Music Bromance?

We know Kenny and Dolly were buddies — as are Garth and Blake or Chris and Kane. But are Eric Church and Chris Janson country music’s new brewing bromance? Maybe. Janson recently released his new album “All In,” which includes his new single “Keys to the Country.” Eric Church and Travis Tritt make appearances on...… ... Continue Reading

Chris Stapleton Reschedules Shows After Testing Positive For COVID-19: “I Am Very Sorry”

Chris Stapleton had plans to perform in Salt Lake City and Denver this weekend, until he tested positive for COVID-19. The Grammy Award-winning artist broke the news on social media Tuesday (June 21) evening that he contracted the virus and will have to postpone the upcoming performances on his All-American Road Show Tour. The hitmaker...… ... Continue Reading

CMT Premiere: Wade Bowen Makes Acting Debut In “Everything Has Your Memory” Music Video

Popular independent Texas singer Wade Bowen is haunted by a relationship that didn’t work out in his song “Everything Has Your Memory.” He’s processing those emotions its accompanying music video – and making his acting debut simultaneously. Written by Bowen, Eric Paslay and Heather Morgan, “Everything Has Your Memory” details what it’s like to look...… ... Continue Reading