The Music City Minute ...
Country music fans will be glued to the TV when Stevie Nicks and Lady Antebellum partner for a special taping of CMT Crossroads. The two acts will collaborate for the first time on the Crossroads stage in Los Angeles. CMT Crossroads: Stevie Nicks and Lady Antebellum will premiere later this year on CMT.
CMT has chosen ten female power voices to feature in its year long muliti-platform campaign called Next Women of Country. The initiative will showcase rising talent from signed and unsigned female artists, and will feature exclusive content such as video premieres and performances. See the list of handpicked females below.
Hand-picked by CMT, the ten Next Women of Country are Ashley Monroe, Holly Williams, Jana Kramer, Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, Lauren Alaina, Sarah Darling, Rose Falcon, Rachel Farley and Kelleigh Bannen. Additional artists will join the ranks all year long.
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Fans can't seem to get enough of Blake Shelton’s new single, “Sure Be Cool If You Did” - It was the #1 country song downloaded this week. After a year full of professional milestones – from winning The Voice twice to earning CMA Entertainer of the Year – Blake can now reflect on the longevity of his career. Blake said he's seen a lot of people come and go over the years. Many surpassed him with career success. He says he used to be the guy in the crowd wondering what it would take to see that kind of success. Now he IS!!!
Luke Bryan has put everything he knows into the set of his Dirt Road Diaries Tour. After all…he’s spent a lot of time learning from other headlining acts that he’s opened up for over the years. The Dirt Road Diaries Tour kicks off tonight in Evansville, Indiana.
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If there’s one person that is excited to hear Miranda Lambert’s new song “Mama’s Broken Heart” on the radio – it’s Kelly Clarkson! She's been begging her for months to release it!