Support East Tennessee

Support East Tennessee Michael Luciano can be heard praying in a Washington Post video of his horrifying evacuation from the wildfires that engulfed 15,000 acres of land in East Tennessee’s Great Smoky Mountains this week. While navigating an apocalyptic scene of fire, ash and smoke, he said, “Please Lord, let us get off this mountain.” […]

Kip Moore: “The Record Finds Me”

Kip Moore: “The Record Finds Me” Kip Moore’s voice sounds raspier than usual over the phone during our CMT.com interview. He is on a tour bus on his way to one of his final shows of the year in Peoria, Illinois, after a trip to Washington, D.C. While there, he performed as part of the […]

In the Devil’s Teeth With the Muddy Magnolias

In the Devil’s Teeth With the Muddy Magnolias Muddy Magnolias’ Kallie North and Jessy Wilson feel blessed to have found each other in Nashville’s music community where most artists never find their musical soul mates. They play off one another like they were born sisters, and they stay inspired everywhere they go. Nearly halfway into […]

Little Big Town Blessed with Honey

Little Big Town Blessed with Honey Almost a week ago, right around Thanksgiving Day, Little Big Town‘s Karen Fairchild posted a picture of her six-year-old son Elijah Dylan holding a brand new dog. “Well, here we go,” she wrote on Instagram. “Taking this little girl home with us.” Well, here we go. Taking this little […]

How George Strait Changed Granger Smith’s Life

How George Strait Changed Granger Smith’s Life This must be why people refer to George Strait as the King. Because he has the power to change lives. That’s how Granger Smith sees it, anyway. Smith told industry publication Country Aircheck that seeing Strait at the Texas Stadium in 1996 changed his life. “I camped out […]

Martina McBride Confirms Love Unleashed Tour Dates for 2017

Martina McBride Confirms Love Unleashed Tour Dates for 2017 Martina McBride has extended her Love Unleashed Tour into 2017, partnering with CMT for its third annual Next Women of Country Tour. Lauren Alaina will be joining McBride for the new tour dates announced Tuesday (Nov. 29). “We have created an environment at the shows where […]

Fires Force Dollywood Evacuations

Fires Force Dollywood Evacuations UPDATED: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 — 1:20 p.m. ET “I have been watching the terrible fires in the Great Smoky Mountains and I am heartbroken,” Dolly Parton said in a prepared statement. “I am praying for all the families affected by the fire and the firefighters who are working so hard […]

Carrie Underwood Shares Storyteller Mems

Carrie Underwood Shares Storyteller Mems Last night was the last night. Carrie Underwood played her last Storyteller show in Utah on Monday night (Nov. 28). But while she may have left the stage, she didn’t leave empty handed. Underwood’s tour openers gave her tour souvenirs, and she thanked them all graciously on Instagram. To the […]