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  1. Watch a special video of "On the Road Again," with Willie Nelson and the ACM nominees for New Female Artist and New Male Artist.
  2. TGIF, indeed. On Friday morning (August 14), Jon Pardi released a surprise album of cover songs called Rancho Fiesta Sessions. Pardi produced the eight-song album during the quarantine, at home, when he was recording a jam session with his touring band. “All these covers are of artists that I admire, and I look up to.... Read more »
  3. First, Tim McGraw had 25 songs for his upcoming album Here on Earth. Then he wanted to narrow it down to 12. But somehow, he ended up with 18. On this weekend’s CMT Hot 20 Countdown, McGraw explains everything that went into his first studio album in almost three years. “At first, I wanted to... Read more »
  4. Listen to "7 Summers," the new track from Morgan Wallen.
  5. It’s been a busy day in the world of Dolly Parton, starting with the news of a forthcoming Christmas record. Then came the news of the legendary country singer-songwriter’s “Million-Air” status, awarded several times over by BMI to recognize seven of Parton’s songs that have reached over one million broadcast performances. The coveted milestone was... Read more »
  6. There are a lot of things country songwriter Ashley Gorley never dreamed about. He didn’t ever want to be a celebrity, he didn’t even want to rub elbows with celebrities, he didn’t want to perform in front of fans, and he certainly didn’t want to see his name in lights. He just wanted to see... Read more »
  7. Dolly Parton will release a holiday album, 'A Holly Dolly Christmas,' on October 2.
  8. And now this: A message from your friendly buzzed country singer: — Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) August 12, 2020 After an ongoing Twitter conversation with fans on Wednesday (August 12), Blake Shelton sat down and made a full three-minute video trying to explain the whole situation of his tour cancellation. How it may or may... Read more »
  9. Leave it to Blake Shelton to be upfront and responsive to all his fans and followers, even the angry ones. The Cancellation Conversation started early on Wednesday morning (August 12) when a fan of Shelton’s asked him to cancel his Chicago concert — as opposed to merely postponing it which would result in no refunds... Read more »
  10. CMT has revealed the 16 up-and-coming artists previously named to its highly acclaimed 2020 LISTEN UP list will all receive an extended tenure into 2021 with continued promotion across all CMT platforms for the next year. The news of the program extension was revealed to each of the artists by CMT’s Cody Alan. View this... Read more »
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