Kelsea Ballerini, Halsey to Join Forces for ‘CMT Crossroads’ 70th Episode


Worlds will collide when country princess Kelsea Ballerini and alt-pop trailblazer Halsey team up, sharing the stage for the taping of the 70th episode of “CMT Crossroads” Friday, Oct. 11. This will be the pair’s first-ever performance together, which takes place at the Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville, Tennessee. Produced by CMT’s Margaret Comeaux and Swutched On Entertainment’s John Hamlin, the ...

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Brantley Gilbert Unleashes “Fire & Brimstone”


  Georgia Native’s Fifth Album Features Willie Nelson, Lucas Nelson, Alison Krauss, Lindsay Ell and More . With his first release in nearly three years, modern outlaw Brantley Gilbert delivers his take on love and marriage, redemption and life in a small town. Like his previous four albums, all 15 tracks on Valory Music Co.’s Fire & Brimstone are either written or ...

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Watch Carrie Underwood Perform New Song, “Low,” & Chat With Stephen Colbert: “I Feel Like Women Are the Backbone of Country Music”


Carrie Underwood stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Oct. 3 for a sit-down interview and to perform her new song, “Low.” During her interview with Stephen, Carrie chatted about her 15th anniversary of trying out for American Idol, flying on a plane for the first time, getting college credits while on Idol, hosting the upcoming CMA Awards ...

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Dan + Shay Team With Justin Bieber on New Single, “10,000 Hours” [Listen]


Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney have teamed with Justin Bieber to try to score their seventh No. 1 single with the release of “10,000 Hours.” Co-penned by Dan, Shay, Justin, Jessie Jo Dillon, Jordan Reynolds and Jason Boyd, “10,000 Hours” features Shay and Justin trading vocals alongside Dan’s production. The tune is the first new music from ...

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Listen to Ronnie Dunn Cover Tom T. Hall’s “That’s How I Got to Memphis” for New Country/Rock Cover Album


Ronnie Dunn will release a new country/rock cover album, Re-Dunn, in January 2020. The 24-track album features popular tunes originally recorded by Bob Seger, Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Hank Williams, Eric Clapton, George Strait, Tom T. Hall, Eddy Arnold and more. Ronnie recently released two tracks: Tom T. Hall’s “That’s How I Got to Memphis” and Paul Carrack’s “How Long,” ...

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Chris Stapleton Plans ‘A Concert for Kentucky’ Stadium Benefit


Kentucky-born Chris Stapleton is looking to give his home state a boost — and he’s doing so with a stadium sized country-music twist. The “Millionaire” hit maker is set to headline a stadium show at the the University of Kentucky’s Kroger Field, and 100 percent of the concert’s net proceeds will go toward Stapleton and his wife Morgane’s Outlaw State ...

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Watch Kelly Clarkson Cover Carrie Underwood’s ‘Before He Cheats’


Country loving pop superstar Kelly Clarkson covered a fellow American Idol champ on her daytime TV talk show this week, putting her own soulful spin on Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats.” Delivered with effortless power and showing off Clarkson’s impressive vocal range, the moment was part of a recent episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show, in an opening segment the ...

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Blake Shelton Teams With Hallmark for Christmas Movie Sequel


Blake Shelton is teaming up with the Hallmark Channel again this holiday season, announcing a made-for-TV movie titled Time for You to Come Home for Christmas. Shelton is not expected to act in the film but is signed on to produce the project, which is sequel to his 2018 movie Time for Me to Come Home for Christmas. Both films ...

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Hutton Hotel and Fender Guitars Team Up to Help Guests Learn to Play


In their hit Nashville Cats, the Lovin’ Spoonful sings “Well, there’s thirteen hundred and fifty two guitar pickers in Nashville.” Now, you can add one more to that total if you book a stay at Midtown’s hip Hutton Hotel and take advantage of their new partnership with Fender Guitars. We’ve already told you about the Hutton’s program to offer professional ...

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Kalie Shorr Is An ‘Open Book’ On Debut Album


Kalie Shorr has been making impressively sized waves in Nashville for a while now, but her just-released Open Book is her first full-length record. The “Fight Like a Girl” singer and Maine native has received rightful praise for the open-hearted, raw and very real stories she presents on the record. Sometimes an album title has a hidden meaning, but Open ...

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