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Riley Green’s “Bury Me in Dixie” Returns to Streaming Services
Riley Green's "Bury Me in Dixie" has returned to streaming services after it was pulled due to a controversial line in the song. “I wish Robert E. Lee could come and take a bow” is the line that was deemed too incendiary to continue to serve to the public, and the song was pulled from streaming services in late October.
Prison Inmate Charged with Making Threat to Cody Jinks Concert
The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office has determined who made a threat by phone to shoot multiple people at a Cody Jinks concert on October 26th at the Nacogdoches County Expo Center that resulting in the show's cancellation, and it's a person who has already serving time in prison.
Randall King Signs with Warner Nashville, Releases New Song
The good news for good country music keeps coming, and this time it comes in the form of upsurging Texas country throwback artist Randall King signing to Warner Music Nashville, and readying the release of a debut major label album. As part of the resurgence of interest in 90's country, Randall King fits the bill just about perfect.
Kris Kristofferson Surprises Crowd, Jumps On Stage w/ Local Band
If you thought the story of country music songwriting legend Kris Kristofferson blowing off his own tribute at the 2019 CMA Awards to perform a scheduled show in Davenport, Iowa was a cool story and a sign of the Hall of Famer's class and character, well the he might have done himself one better a few days before.
Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, & the CMA Entertainer of the Year
On the day after the CMA Awards, it's always important to take a deep breath, and remind yourself, "It's just the CMA's." But it does feel important to address what turned out to be the biggest controversy Wednesday night, which was Garth Brooks winning Entertainer of the Year over Carrie Underwood.
CMT Hot 20 Decade: "Blue Ain't Your Color," Keith Urban
Keith Urban discusses "Blue Ain't Your Color" on CMT Hot 20 Countdown's Decade
Hot 20 Decade: "Need You Now," Lady Antebellum
Editor’s Note: CMT Hot 20 Countdown takes a look back on 10 years of incredible music with Decade, a weekly segment that features a modern country classic that made its greatest impact between 2010 and 2019. This week, Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley, and Hillary Scott talk about their 2010 single, “Need You Now.”... Read more »
Watch What Happens When Chris Tomlin Crashes a Florida Georgia Line Party
It’s one thing to collaborate. But when two artists start popping up at each other’s shows, you have to wonder if something more is in store. Or not. Either way, seeing Chris Tomlin and Florida Georgia Line together is next-level cool, for Tomlin’s fans and Florida Georgia Line’s fans. View this post on Instagram A... Read more »
"We're Naturally Becoming Parents," Kane Brown's Wife Says
View this post on Instagram angel baby, I am forever changed A post shared by katelyn rose brown ☾ (@katelynbrown) on Nov 2, 2019 at 8:15am PDT “Angel baby, I am forever changed.” That’s what Kane Brown’s wife Katelyn recently told her baby girl Kingsley Rose via an Instagram post. And in a rare interview,... Read more »
BACKSTAGE AND UPFRONT: Garth Brooks
Just how important is the CMA Award for entertainer of the year anyway? Here’s what it means to Garth Brooks. “If Keith Urban’s name is on an award, it’s one you want,” Brooks said backstage after he picked up the coveted grand prize on Wednesday night (Nov. 13). “It’s one that’s cool to have.” He... Read more »