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Cara Whitney, Wife of Larry the Cable Guy, Uplifts Young Readers and Riders

Cara Whitney, Wife of Larry the Cable Guy, Uplifts Young Readers and Riders

Cara Whitney's new book is 'Unbridled Faith Devotions for Young Readers' ... Continue Reading
So This Was Midland’s Most Seminal Country Album

So This Was Midland’s Most Seminal Country Album

Dwight Yoakam released his debut album in 1986. And here we are now, 34 years later, still using it as some kind of guiding light for country music. At least, that’s what Midland is doing. On Friday (May 29), the country trio announced the release of a five-song EP packed with their most well-loved songs...… ... Continue Reading
Tanya Tucker Postpones Tour Through August

Tanya Tucker Postpones Tour Through August

Tour dates for Tanya Tucker's Bring My Flowers Now Tour have been postponed through August. ... Continue Reading
ICYMI: What the Artists Are Listening to All Quarantine Long

ICYMI: What the Artists Are Listening to All Quarantine Long

When your days start to feel very, very long because you’re stuck at home during the coronavirus quarantine, one of the best ways to get through it is to discover a little music. It could be brand new, it could be from before you were even born, and it could be from a genre that’s...… ... Continue Reading
More Top Stars Join CMT Celebrates Our Heroes

More Top Stars Join CMT Celebrates Our Heroes

Many more of country music's most prominent entertainers have signed on to support frontline workers with 'CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special.' ... Continue Reading
Jillian Jacqueline Focuses on the Beautiful Things in “Wait for the Light”

Jillian Jacqueline Focuses on the Beautiful Things in “Wait for the Light”

Watch "Wait for the Light," the new video from Nashville singer-songwriter Jillian Jacqueline. ... Continue Reading
Chris Young Ponders “If That Ain’t God,” Then What Is?

Chris Young Ponders “If That Ain’t God,” Then What Is?

I thought I was already all cried out because of Chris Young. About six months after Young released “Drowning” late last year — the heartbreaking ballad he wrote with Corey Crowder and Josh Hoge — I lost a friend of 49 years to the coronavirus. It was healing to listen to the relatable story of...… ... Continue Reading
Dolly Parton Just Might Have the Antidote the World Needs Right Now

Dolly Parton Just Might Have the Antidote the World Needs Right Now

Embedded from www.youtube.com. When times are good, songwriters write. When times are mediocre, songwriters write. And when times get tough — really, really, really tough — songwriters write. They always seem to have something to say. Which is why Dolly Parton put some new music out into the world on Wednesday (May 27). She penned...… ... Continue Reading
CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: How You Can Give Back

CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: How You Can Give Back

Inspired by CMT Heroes? Learn about these six charitable organizations for ways to give. ... Continue Reading
The Real Story Behind Blake Shelton’s Debut Hit “Austin” in 2001

The Real Story Behind Blake Shelton’s Debut Hit “Austin” in 2001

Embedded from www.youtube.com. Remember “Austin”? It was Blake Shelton’s debut single in 2001, and is a throwback all the way back to the times of answering machines and landlines. The long-lost-love song — penned by David Kent and Kirsti Manna — was Shelton’s first No. 1 hit, right out of the gate. And now, 19...… ... Continue Reading