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Dierks Bentley and Son Throw a No. 1 Party for “Living”

Dierks Bentley and songwriters celebrate No. 1 hit, "Living," in Nashville

Old Dominion Make It Sweet … and Spontaneous

Old Dominion are on a hot streak with “Make It Sweet” and “One Man Band,” not to mention their second win as CMA Vocal Group of the Year and a No. 1 debut on Billboard’s country chart for their new, self-titled album. The band chatted with CMT Hot 20 Countdown about their latest hits. CMT:... Read more »

RaeLynn Had a Blast in New “Bra Off” Music Video

There have been a million country songs written about breakups, yet RaeLynn has found a surprising way to express those newfound feelings of freedom. Take a look at her latest music video, “Bra Off,” then read our exclusive Q&A with her below the player. What do you remember most about the shoot for this video?... Read more »

Photos: Stars & Strings in New York

Sam Hunt, Chris Janson and Dustin Lynch delivered their biggest hits for Stars & Strings, a RADIO.com 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 »

The Reasons Why Willie Nelson Has Weaned Off Weed

It’s no secret that Willie Nelson is a proud stoner. But it’s also no secret that long-term marijuana use wreaks havoc on your lungs. And Nelson’s lungs are basically his life. So the pot had to go. With the news that Nelson has recently sworn off marijuana, some of his fans and followers are wondering... Read more »

A DECADE OF LESSONS: What I Learned from Country Stars in Ten Years

It has been a decade, y’all. For the past ten years, I’ve been making a living out of loving country music. Which means I’ve spent those ten years (and then some) learning life lessons from the people who make it. And what a schooling it has been. I’d always thought country artists were full of... Read more »

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