• Memorial Day: A Country Playlist
    Country music’s history of honoring those who serve in the armed forces dates back to Ernest Tubb‘s “Soldier’s Last Letter,” which spent four weeks at the top of the country chart in 1944...
  • Tyler Farr Has No. 1 Single With “A Guy Walks Into a Bar”
    Tyler Farr trots into the winner’s circle on Billboard’s country airplay chart this week with “A Guy Walks Into a Bar.” It’s been a long haul...
  • Jason Aldean’s New Video Takes Him Back to Clock-Punching Days
    Jason Aldean used to be a soft drink delivery guy. Let that image sink in a little before you hear this. His new video for his sexy new single, “Tonight Looks Good on You,” premieres Saturday (May 23) on CMT Hot 20 Countdown. In it, Aldean plays a part — not a starring part, just... Read more »
  • Why Brad Paisley Fears Blake Shelton’s Phone Call
    This weekend on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown, we’re in Atlanta for the inaugural Shaky Boots music festival! We’ve got hot performances and interviews with Brad Paisley, Kip Moore, The Band Perry, Justin Moore, Sara Evans and more...
  • Luke Bryan Overwhelmed by Hall of Fame Exhibit
    From his grade school backpack to his first guitar and a lengthy list of accolades and awards, fans anxious for a glimpse into the life of superstar Luke Bryan don’t have to look any farther than his new Dirt Road Diary exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville...
  • Tim McGraw’s Journey to Tomorrowland and Beyond
    Get your popcorn and candy ready. Tim McGraw’s newest film Tomorrowland arrived in theaters Friday (May 22). The Disney sci-fi action flick also stars A-listers George Clooney and Hugh Laurie, best known for his starring role on the critically-acclaimed TV series House, M.D. To say McGraw is a talented, well-respected actor almost makes me feel... Tomorrowland and Beyond">Read more »Read more »
  • Friday Night Lights: Memorial Day Marathon
    The Emmy and Peabody Award winning ensemble drama, Friday Night Lights begins airing on Memorial Day, May 25, with a special kickoff marathon of the series, presented by Ram Trucks and hosted by country sensation, football lover and Redneck Island co-host Jessie James Decker...
  • Hunter Hayes’ “21? Almost Completes List
    Hunter Hayes has a new song called “21.” It’s all about being up all night, chasing the sunrise and partying like you just turned 21...
  • Recap: Party Down South 2: Two Can Play at This Game
    In the recent episode of Party Down South 2, Hunter wakes up and realizes he’s cuddling with Kelsie. Not a bad place to be, according to Hunter. In contrast, this means Kelsie’s getting ridiculed the moment she wakes up. When Duke tries to play it cool by giving her a hard time, Kelsie is mortified.... Party Down South 2: Two Can Play at This Game">Read more »Read more »
  • Carrie Underwood’s Creative Ammunition on “Little Toy Guns”
    I can’t even imagine what it’s like to sit in a room with Nashville’s best singers and songwriters and come up with something worthy of recording...
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