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  1. You never really know what you’re going to get when you ask someone for their all-time favorite country song. Will it be a brand new one they just heard on country radio ten times in one day? Will it be the very first one they ever heard? Will it be the one that reminds them... Read more »
  2. Watch a first look of 'Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team' Season 15.
  3. On Wednesday night (Oct. 21) at the 2020 CMT Music Awards, Jennifer Nettles will be honored with the very first CMT Equal Play Award. The award will recognize Nettles’ ongoing advocacy for women and for all diverse voices in the music industry, as she works to have more female voices heard on country music radio... Read more »
  4. David Lee Murphy's classic hit, "Dust on the Bottle," reached No. 1 at country radio 25 years ago this month.
  5. Jason Aldean returns to No. 1 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart with "Got What I Got."
  6. Who wouldn’t want to be mistaken for Carrie Underwood? That would be quite a gracious compliment. And Kelly Clarkson revealed that it happened to her, once, in her Awesome at Being Awkward game on her talk show recently. Embedded from “I do not look like this person,” Clarkson said as she prefaced her story... Read more »
  7. The music of Johnny Cash has been a lifelong inspiration for guitar hero Duane Eddy, in no small part due to the riveting guitar work of Luther Perkins, who played in Cash’s band from 1954 until his death in 1968. Perkins is credited with inventing Cash’s “boom-chicka-boom” rhythmic trademark. Now, more than five decades later,... Read more »
  8. Time did not fly while we’ve been waiting for this much Fun. That is the title of Garth Brooks’ upcoming 12th studio album, due out on Nov. 20. But we have been here for it for more than two years. Because way back in June of 2018, Brooks released the hit song “All Day Long,”... Read more »
  9. Watch "In Case You Forgot (My Hometown)," the new video by CMT Next Up Now artist Lakeview.
  10. Behind every great county singer there is a great country song. But, behind that great song there is also a group of about a hundred people who come together to make that song sing. You know the ones. They’re all listed on the inside of the liner notes, if you still buy an occasional CD... Read more »
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