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CMT Premiere: Laci Kaye Booth Celebrates Female Country Songs in “Shuffle”

Laci Kaye Booth cleverly celebrates country music’s most influential women while she warns her love interest in her new song “Shuffle” and its accompanying music video. “Boy, you’re in trouble,” she sings. “My heart’s on shuffle.” Booth drops famous country lyrics by artists including Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, The Chicks, Shania Twain, Miranda Lambert and... Read more »

Popular Songwriter Hugh Prestwood Saved From Homelessness by Viral Fundraising Campaign

Hugh Prestwood is known for writing songs, including Trisha Yearwood’s “The Song Remembers When,” Shenandoah’s “Ghost in This House,” and Randy Travis’ “Hard Rock Bottom of Your Heart.” He’s a Nashville Songwriters’ Hall of Fame member and taught Advanced Songwriting at Manhattan’s New School. By all accounts, his career is a success. He thought he... Read more »

Dolly Parton Reveals Baking Line of Cake Mixes and More

Dolly Parton has always told stories about her love of baking, and now she’s sharing that passion with her fans. Parton has teamed with Duncan Hines to launch Dolly’s Southern Favorites in March. The products include a variety of baking mixes and frostings inspired by Parton family recipes, a tea towel, a spatula, recipe cards... Read more »

Lauren Alaina Says “I’m. Not. Well.” Ahead of February Opry Induction

Lauren Alaina said she was in shock for weeks after Trisha Yearwood surprised her with an invitation to join The Grand Ole Opry in December. Yearwood will help make Alaina’s membership official during her induction ceremony on Feb. 12. “I wish I could tell this sweet, young girl that stepped in that circle for the... Read more »

Taylor Swift Gets Apology from British Rocker Damon Albarn

British rocker Damon Albarn triggered a social media frenzy on Monday when quotes about Taylor Swift taken from his Los Angeles Times’ story went viral. The paper quoted Albarn as saying that Swift doesn’t write her own songs – a statement to which she, her collaborators and her fans took great offense. Now Albarn says... Read more »

Taylor Swift Fires Back at Damon Albarn After Songwriting Insult

Taylor Swift is hitting back. Damon Albarn, the lead singer for British band Blur, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story on Sunday accusing Swift of not writing her own songs. “She doesn’t write her own songs,” he stated as a matter of fact. When the story’s writer pointed out that Swift co-wrote many... Read more »

Shenandoah Shares Top 5 Memories From 35 Years

Country group Shenandoah has built a career on hit songs including “Two Dozen Roses,” “Church on Cumberland Road” and “Next to You Next to Me.” In 2022, the band is celebrating its three-and-a-half decades in country music with a sweeping months-long “35th Anniversary Tour” that will carry the group from Florida to Oregon over nine... Read more »

Thomas Rhett Reveals Summer Tour with Parker McCollum and Conner Smith

Thomas Rhett is going on tour this summer and he’s taking Parker McCollum and Conner Smith with him. Thomas Rhett’s Bring the Bar to You Tour will launch June 17 in New Hampshire and zigzag across the country visiting 30 cities along the way to conclude in Dayton, Ohio, Oct. 15. View this post on... Read more »

CMT Premiere: Robby Johnson details heartbreak in “Tryin’ To Get Over You’’

Robby Johnson details heartbreak in his new song and video “Tryin’ To Get Over You.” Written by Johnson and Danny Rader, “Tryin’ To Get Over You” follows a guy trying to drown his heartbreak at a bar while his ex moves on with her life. “The video shows exactly what’s underlined in the lyrics of... Read more »

The Round-Up: New Music from Kip Moore, Brothers Osborne, Julia Cole and More

Kip Moore, Brothers Osborne and Chris Janson unveiled new hits for their diehard fanbases this week while up-and-comers Julia Cole, Jessica Willis Fisher and Restless Road turned out songs to bolster them into tomorrow’s stars. Embedded from www.youtube.com. Kip Moore: “Crazy One More Time (Revisited)” sees the Georgia native reach back to his debut album... Read more »

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