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UPDATE: The Country Music Community Remembers Jerry Jeff Walker

As the news started to sink in that Jerry Jeff Walker had died on Friday (October 23) at 78, singers and songwriters — from Nashville to Texas and everywhere in between — who were inspired by him turned to social media to share their memories of the late country legend. "She Knows Her Daddy Sings"... Read more »

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas Legend and “Mr. Bojangles” Writer, Dies at 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas Legend and "Mr. Bojangles" Writer, Dies at 78

Ram Trucks and CMT Join Forces to Save Our Stages, One Venue at a Time

If you were watching the 2020 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night (Oct. 21), it was abundantly clear that rising country stars Hardy, Ingrid Andress and Caylee Hammack were on cloud nine when they took to the Ram Side Stage in Nashville to perform. All three brought their A game, as usual. They always have,... Read more »

Why Dierks Bentley Sounds So at Home in “Gone”

After about a year and a half of no new music, Dierks Bentley is back. And he is “Gone.” “Gone” is a song that Bentley didn’t write, but he says that’s what frees him up to brag about the song a little more than if he’d penned it himself. “When I used to write every... Read more »

Kelsea Ballerini and Dibs Have a Dog Day Out Before the CMT Music Awards

Everybody needs a buddy. Now more than ever. And sometimes, that buddy is your dog. With all of the hardships we’re enduring in this ongoing pandemic, some studies have shown that more and more people are bringing dogs into their homes to cope with the feelings of isolation. Having the unconditional love of a canine... Read more »

Here’s How CMT Will Celebrate Vote Early Day on Saturday, Oct. 24

On Saturday, October 24, CMT will celebrate Vote Early Day, the first-ever nonpartisan civic holiday dedicated to helping Americans learn about their options to vote early.

Gabby Barrett Wins Breakthrough Video of the Year at CMT Music Awards

On Wednesday night (Oct. 21), someone very special joined the 2020 CMT Music Awards to announce the winner for the Breakthrough Video of the Year, presented by KIT KAT®: Taylor Swift, who won the very same award in 2007 for her debut single “Tim McGraw.” Other nominees in the category that year were Jason Aldean,... Read more »

Watch: Little Big Town Sing “Wine, Beer, Whiskey” on the 2020 CMT Music Awards

Little Big Town Perform "Wine, Beer, Whiskey" on the 2020 CMT Music Awards

Watch: Kelsea Ballerini + Halsey Perform “The Other Girl” on the 2020 CMT Music Awards

Kelsea Ballerini + Halsey Perform "The Other Girl" on the '2020 CMT Music Awards'

Watch: Kane Brown Performs “Worship You” at the 2020 CMT Music Awards

Kane Brown performs "Worship You" at the 2020 CMT Music Awards.

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