Country Music News

Hannah Ellis “Us” Passionately Celebrates Love And Togetherness

Embedded from In May, Hannah Ellis and Nick Wayne were famously married at Reba McEntire’s former home, the Estate at Cherokee Dock, in Lebanon, Tennessee. Thus, her new video for “Us,” in that it, according to the vocalist, “captures the essence of that someone that we feel like we can always be ourselves with,”... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Reba McEntire Talks How Her Career Rebounded After Divorce

Apple’s Apple Fitness+ Time to Walk experience continues its connection to country music icons with their latest app broadcast featuring the legendary Reba McEntire. Of the many topics she discusses, the most notable is detailing how she took charge of her business and career direction following her 2015 divorce from Narvel Blackstock. “There were four... Read more » ... Continue Reading

2021 CMT Artists Of The Year Honoree: Kane Brown

In a July Pollstar interview, Kane Brown summarized the inclusive allure of the unique universal appeal that has led him to be honored as one of CMT’s 2021 Artists of the Year. “I’ve got people who like all kinds of music and say, ’I don’t like country music, but I like you.’ There are country... Read more » ... Continue Reading

The Roundup: New Music From Blake Shelton, Tyler Childers, Dylan Scott, And More

This week, CMT’s’ Weekly Roundup of new hits features a series of familiar favorites back in time for fall with eagerly anticipated new tunes. Click here to take a listen to the following tunes. Embedded from Blake Shelton – Come Back As A Country Boy Blake Shelton is particularly excited about “Come Back As... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Lily Rose’s ‘Stronger Than I Am’ EP Highlights Her “Leveling Up” Into Country Stardom

Lily Rose taking over a decade to become an “overnight” success via the digital viral success of her single “Villain,” is only scratching the surface of her story. Because her rise took ten-plus years, it also — upon taking with her — highlights something else: she’s had a decade to study precisely how, if given... Read more » ... Continue Reading

CMT PREMIERE: William Lee Golden and The Goldens’ “Jambalaya” Reimagines A Timeless Classic

Embedded from “This is an old Hank Williams song from 1952, I was a kid when it first hit but it had an infectious feeling because it’s more than just country music. There’s a fusion of cultures in this song, and we wanted to bring the song to life with that ’New Orleans’ vibe,”... Read more » ... Continue Reading

CMT INTERVIEW: Mickey Guyton On “Remember Her Name,” Self Discovery, Motherhood, And More

“The person that needed me the most was me,” says Mickey Guyton about the most powerful lesson she’s learned that’s carried her through what has been both the proudly highest-profile and also pain-filled and emotional year in her country music career. Regarding her very long-awaited debut album Remember Her Name, it’s a project that’s as... Read more » ... Continue Reading

CMT PREMIERE: Cameron Hawthorn’s “Love at First Sight” Is An Inspirational, Visionary Creation

Embedded from “Music videos are a chance for me to tell more of the story of the song. So while I always strive for my music to be universal, I’ve been letting more of my personal story play a part in the videos,” says Cameron Hawthorn to CMT about the video for his latest... Read more » ... Continue Reading

CMT REWIND: George Strait Officially Becomes “King of Country” When “Give It Away” Hits #1

Embedded from “For the 41st time in 25 years, George Strait has sung his way to the top of Billboard’s country singles chart — this time with the dolorous ballad, ’Give It Away,’” noted in 2006 about George Strait officially eclipsing Conway Twitty and achieving the pinnacle of chart-topping success for which he... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Jameson Rodgers Recalls His Songwriter Hustle To Chart-Topping Success

Yes, Jameson Rodgers is currently celebrating “Cold Beer Calling My Name,” his Luke Combs collaboration that has recently become his second consecutive number-one hit, the fact that its the first time he’s made that achievement as an artist with a track he also co-penned has caused him to pause and reminisce about his grind to... Read more » ... Continue Reading