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Premiere: Harper Grae Shares Her Story of Loss and Healing in “Still Your Mother”

Embedded from Harper Grae shares her story of loss, grief, and healing in her new song “Still Your Mother,” which chronicles her emotional journey after having a miscarriage nearly 10 years ago. Grae wrote the song alongside Tori Tullier and Zarni DeVette. In the lyrics, she wonders about the childhood milestones her child would... Read more » ... Continue Reading

5 Songs That Address Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and especially as the world continues to weather a global pandemic, some music artists have been open about their experiences struggling with anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. Some artists address these topics not only in interviews or on social media, but through music. Here, CMT highlights a... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Dierks Bentley and Fancy Hagood Discuss Supporting Mental Health Via The Music Health Alliance

Embedded from “There are so many people in this business that are struggling right now, so there’s a need to figure out how to keep everyone afloat. The [Music Health Alliance] is an important organization here in Nashville that looks after the health of our industry…everyone’s coming together to support this community,” noted celebrated... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Dolly Parton to Honor Women in Latin Music at Special Latin Recording Academy Event

It has been announced via Taste of Country that on May 9, Dolly Parton will join iconic Latin musical artists including Gloria Estefan, Shaila Durcal, Alejandra Guzmán, Vikki Carr, and more for Univision-aired “Latin GRAMMY Celebra Ellas y su Música” at 8 p.m. ET. The two-hour event hosted by Becky G, Luis Fonsi, and Thalía... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Garth Brooks Is Ready For Country Fans to “Show Up in Good Fashion and Treat Each Other Well” at Concerts

Garth Brooks’ July 17 concert at Salt Lake City, Utah’s Rice-Eccles Stadium is an enormous event that should likely be circled on calendars nationwide. It’s there where country music as a live, touring entity truly begins the process of healing itself following the COVID-19 quarantine. In an interview before tickets going on sale for the... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Lee Brice Reveals How He Keeps Family Time Special While on the Road

Lee Brice will be heading back out on the road soon, and after over a year of no concerts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, he’s sure to have a heavy touring schedule planned for later this year. Even so, he says he and his wife Sara plan for special travel time with their three kids.... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Gabby Barrett Is Raising Her Daughter on “Classic Country and Christian Music”

While preparing for Mother’s Day, new parent Gabby Barrett spoke with CMT’s Cody Alan. Of the many topics discussed, learning what music she and her husband, Cade Foehner, hope to pass down to their daughter, Baylah Mae, proved most intriguing. “My husband likes classic country, and he likes Christian music, and so do I,” says... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Premiere: Caleb Lovely’s New Video For “One Day at a Time” Had Him in Tears

Embedded from Caleb Lovely has no fear of putting his emotions on the line, as a songwriter and as an artist. That’s clear in the video for his new song, “One Day at a Time,” which centers on tight performance shots and Lovely’s stellar guitar work. Lovely says he was so intent in getting... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Luke Bryan Slow Dance’s His Wife’s Sadness Away In Entertaining Instagram Clip

When not co-hosting American Idol, appearing on late-night TV talk shows, or releasing top-40 hit singles, Luke Bryan’s sitting at home keeping things entertaining for himself and his wife, Caroline. A recent clip that his wife posted to Instagram showed that, as quarantine’s days grow longer, the moments wherein being in the house and around... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Sam Hunt Takes Fans Inside The Songwriting Room in Instagram Video

Sam Hunt has been hard at work in the writing room, and he’s letting fans in on one of his newest creations. The “Breaking Up Was Easy In The ’90s” singer recently shared an Instagram video clip of a writing session for a song that Hunt captioned with the phrase “Sometimes You Gotta Start Nowhere.”... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Sam Hunt Gives Fans an Early Listen to New Music

Sam Hunt has been hard at work in the writing room, and he’s letting fans in on one of his newest creations. The “Breaking Up Was Easy In The ’90s” singer recently shared an Instagram video clip of a writing session for a song that Hunt captioned with the phrase “Sometimes You Gotta Start Nowhere.”... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Amanda Shires Says The Highwomen Are Creating More Female Country Music Heroes

Embedded from On a forthcoming episode of The Big Interview with Dan Rather, country singer-songwriter Amanda Shires is featured alongside her equally famous husband, Jason Ibell. During the interview, Shires is asked about The Highwomen, her five-year-old, award-winning supergroup alongside Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby and Maren Morris. “I think back about my musical heroes... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Thomas Rhett Is Excited to “See If I Actually Remember All Of The Words” to His Songs Once He Returns to Touring

Like most artists, Thomas Rhett says he is “excited” for touring to resume. He will launch his 2021 Center Point Road Tour on Aug. 13 in Orange Beach, Alabama. The singer-songwriter recently told CMT’s Cody Alan how he’s feeling about finally getting back on the road. “Man, I am nervous. I haven’t been nervous in... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Tim McGraw Celebrates His Daughter’s 24th Birthday With a Song

Singalongs during long quarantine drives are likely a part of all of our current daily existence. The same can be said for country music superstar Tim McGraw. Recently, while on an afternoon drive with his daughter Gracie, the father-daughter tandem broke into song while celebrating her 24th birthday. View this post on Instagram A post... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Mickey Guyton Set For National Memorial Day Concert

Vince Gill, Mickey Guyton and Alan Jackson are among the artists set to take part in the 2021 National Memorial Day Concert. The pre-taped, 90-minute special will air Sunday, May 30 at 8 p.m. ET on PBS, to honor men and women in uniform, their families, and those who have given their lives to serve... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Randy Rogers Band & La Maquinaria Norteña Collaborate On Tex-Mex Dance Track “Chupacabra”

For nearly two decades, veteran Texas country act the Randy Rogers Band have excelled at creating what they call a “fearless spirit and sense of camaraderie that has made them one of country’s most compelling bands.” Similarly, for 15 years, La Maquinaria Norteña has established themselves as a Grammy-nominated and Billboard chart-topping Latin and Mexican... Read more » ... Continue Reading

RaeLynn Is Expecting a Baby Girl With Husband Josh Davis

Singer-songwriter RaeLynn and her husband Josh Davis are expanding their family! She is due to give birth to her first child–a girl–in September, she announced on Tuesday (May 4). RaeLynn and husband Josh Davis wed in 2016. “Well this Georgia Peach and Texas Rose did the thing. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! I’m 27 years old... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Ingrid Andress “[Refuses] To Fit Into a Box,” Announces New Amazon Music Short Film ‘Lady Like That’

Embedded from Hot on the heels of her Grammy nomination for Best New Artist, country performer Ingrid Andress has announced the release of Lady Like That, an Amazon Music short film debuting May 14, chronicling her early career success. “The film just explains where I’m coming from as far as being a woman in... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Kelsea Ballerini FaceTimed Kenny Chesney After Hearing Their New Song on the Radio

Nearly every country artist will tell you that hearing one of their new songs on the radio never gets old, no matter how many hits they’ve accumulated. Kelsea Ballerini is no exception. Even though she’s known for hits such as “Hole in the Bottle,” “Peter Pan,” and “Love Me Like You Mean It,” she made... Read more » ... Continue Reading

IMDb TV Announces New Docuseries, “Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary”

With nearly 30 number-one hits and eighty million albums sold in 20 years, the time is likely right for a documentary-style miniseries chronicling just how country superstar Luke Bryan maintains his impressive run of success. Stepping up to the plate in that regard is Amazon Prime streaming channel IMDb TV, who has recently announced that... Read more » ... Continue Reading