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  1. Today, CMT reveals the 10 country artists to watch in its much-anticipated 2021 Next Women of Country campaign, which recognizes and supports country music’s most promising and powerful female artists. The 10 artists joining this year’s prestigious Next Women of Country roster are: Ashland Craft, Priscilla Block, Brittney Spencer, Reyna Roberts, Hannah Dasher, MacKenzie Porter,... Read more »
  2. Embedded from embed.vevo.com. Singer-songwriter Valerie June says that she wrote “Call Me a Fool” because she wanted people to know they could go ahead and dream, even if the rest of the world considered them fools. “Have you ever been a fool for a dream? It might have been a little dream like a kiss... Read more »
  3. Early on Thursday morning (Jan. 21), Dolly Parton shared the news that her younger brother Randy had died. Like his sister, Parton, 67, was a singer and songwriter, and he played in Parton’s band for many years. When she posted the news on Facebook, she wrote lovingly about Randy, his life and his legacy. “My... Read more »
  4. Right after U.S. President Joe Biden was sworn in at the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday (Jan. 20), he officially started his term as the POTUS with an inspired speech with a theme of unity. And then Garth Brooks walked out to the steps of the U.S. Capitol to do the same thing in song. Brooks... Read more »
  5. It’s almost unthinkable that it has been 20 years today since country singer-songwriter Sara Evans was telling her dreams to the scarecrow, and then “Born to Fly” landed at the top spot on the charts. Because it’s a hit song that still sounds just as relevant and feels just as infectious as it did when... Read more »
  6. Early on Tuesday morning (Jan. 19), Eric Church shared the news on Twitter that he’d be singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the upcoming Super Bowl LV. Eric Church will join @jsullivanmusic to sing the National Anthem for Super Bowl LV! Make sure to tune-in on Feb 7 to the Super Bowl on @CBS Kick-Off Show... Read more »
  7. If you love Dolly Parton as much as we do, you will want to stay tuned to CMT’s social media all day long to see what we’ve come up with to celebrate her 75th birthday on Tuesday (Jan. 19). To so many of us, Parton is as timeless and ageless as the country songs she... Read more »
  8. Embedded from www.youtube.com. You already know Britnee Kellogg, because she made it on to two seasons of American Idol. And even though she didn’t win that particular crown, it turns out that that experience was the only launch pad she needed to get her country music career off the ground. And today she’s giving CMT.com... Read more »
  9. After going relatively quiet on social media after the holidays, Garth Brooks is back, and he has news. Big, big news. During a press conference on Monday (Jan. 18), Brooks shared that he will be performing as part of the swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday (Jan. 20). Brooks, Lady Gaga and Jennifer... Read more »
  10. Embedded from www.youtube.com. You may remember Willie Jones from his turn on The X Factor back in 2012. The Shreveport singer auditioned with Josh Turner’s “Your Man,” and he nailed it. But today’s Jones, now 26, is a little older, a little wiser, and a lot more adept at blending his signature hip-hop with his... Read more »
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