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  • Toxicology Confirms Kylie Rae Harris Intoxicated During Fatal Crash

    In the official autopsy and toxicology report obtained by Saving Country Music, Medical Investigator Lori Proe of the New Mexico University School of Medicine confirms Kylie Rae's degree of inebriation, and that she died due to blunt force trauma during the accident. No other drugs or intoxicants were found in Kylie Rae's system.

  • Music Legend Redd Volkaert Is Latest to Leave Austin

    Austin, TX is losing yet another music legend. The latest to join the stampede out of the Live Music Capital of the World is Grammy winner and guitar-playing legend Redd Volkaert. Renown throughout the country music world and beyond for being one of the greatest Telecaster players in history, Volkaert once played in Merle Haggard's band.

  • 2019 Saving Country Music Song of the Year Nominees

    A Saving Country Music Song of the Year candidate is not just your favorite ditty that gets stuck in your head. These are songs that change hearts, change lives, rest in your head for years to come, open up new ideas, or unlock memories or emotions you haven’t felt in years. Song of the Year nominees are the reason you’re a music fan.

  • Album Review – Dallas Moore’s “Tryin’ To Be a Blessing”

    Dallas Moore is about the last guy you'd ever have to worry about pulling a country music Benedict Arnold on you. He would choose death before coming out on stage gesticulating to a tractor rap beat, or turning his twang in for the dulcet tones of "Americana." He's the kind of Outlaw many want to imitate, but few have the fortitude to emulate.

  • Kyle Nix of the Turnpike Troubadours Has Something Cooking

    Through the Turnpike Troubadours hiatus, Kyle Nix has been guesting with other artists, including with RC and the Ambers, as well as Texas songwriter Jason Eady. But he also has something else brewing. Do we have a Kyle Nix solo record in the offing, or perhaps a project he's working on with someone else?

CMT News

  • Photos: Stars & Strings in New York

    Sam Hunt, Chris Janson and Dustin Lynch delivered their biggest hits for Stars & Strings, a event, at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Wednesday (December 4). The show was hosted by New York’s Country 94.7 (WNSH-FM), New York City’s first full-time country station since 2002. Other performers included Blanco Brown, Gone... Read more »

  • Nobody But Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani Could Do This

    It took three years of waiting impatiently for Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to record another duet, but now it’s finally here. Their first was “Go Ahead and Break My Heart” in 2016, and it was flawless. They sounded so natural together. It sounds cliché, but they really do complete each other. Vocally, at least.... Read more »

  • The Inevitable Aftermath of That Kid Rock Rant

    First, there was The Rant. And now this. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that Kid Rock’s name is coming off of one of the restaurants in the city’s Little Caesars Arena. The company that owns the arena said that Kid Rock voluntarily decided not to renew his licensing agreement for his Made in Detroit... Read more »

  • Hailey Whitters Sings a Song About the "Heartland"

    Hailey Whitters, one of CMT's Next Women of Country, releases a video for "Heartland."

  • Martina McBride, Chris Stapleton Set for 2020 Exhibits

    Martina McBride, Chris Stapleton and a number of contemporary artists will be featured in new exhibits at the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2020. Now an annual offering, American Currents: State of the Music will open March 6, 2020. The exhibition represents the most important developments in country music over the previous year, as... Read more »

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