Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs and More Nominated for 2019 CMT Music Awards

Carrie Underwood CMT Music Awards Nominations Maren Morris

The nominations are in.  Artists vying for the 2019 CMT Music Awards have been revealed and Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert and Zac Brown Band lead the pack with three nominations each. Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty” video and Luke Combs’ “She Got the Best of Me” video are only 2 of the 14 videos … Read more

Miranda Lambert Puppy Parade Set to Kick Off CMA Fest in June

Miranda Lambert parade for Mutt Nation at CMA FEst

It’s safe to say that the only thing that Miranda Lambert loves as much as her family and country music is animals, especially dogs, so it’s no surprise that she’s kicking off CMA Music Festival in four-legged fashion. In honor of her MuttNation Foundation’s 10th Anniversary, Miranda and Tractor Supply Company will lead a pup … Read more

[Watch] Chris Young Brings “Hangin’ On” to “Live with Kelly and Ryan”

Chris Young Live with Kelly and Ryan

Chris Young made his debut on “Live with Kelly and Ryan” Wednesday morning (Aug. 8) when he performed his new single, “Hangin’ On,” for the New York studio audience. For three minutes, the country crooner showcased his vocal ability on the nostalgic ballad. Dressed completely in black, the singer was backed by a full band … Read more

Old Dominion Gets Encore Performance Following CMA Fest Concert Special

Old Dominion Encore special

Fresh off their win for ACM Duo of the Year, Old Dominion is teaming up with Xfinity to create a special encore performance of their No. 1 hit “Written in the Sand.” In honor of this year’s CMA Fest, fans will get an extra special treat from the band if they tune in to On Demand … Read more

Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini’s CMA Fest Bloopers Will Have You Laughing Out Loud

Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett CMA Fest

In case you weren’t able to make it out to Nashville for the annual CMA Fest in June, not to worry, ABC and the CMA have you covered. Back in June, Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini were announced as return hosts for ABC’s televised special, CMA Fest. The three-hour special, airing on Aug. 8 at 8/7c … Read more

[Watch] Luke Bryan Pays Tribute to Randy Travis As the Country Legend Looks On

Luke Bryan closes out CMA Fest with Randy Travis in attendance

Luke Bryan closed out CMA Fest 2018 with an epic set that went well after midnight. While 70,000 country fans were in attendance during his show at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium, so was one very special country legend: Randy Travis. The “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)” singer didn’t notice Randy until several songs into his … Read more

Dierks Bentley Takes “The Mountain” and the Beach To New York City For “TODAY” Show Concert Series

Dierks Bentley TODAY show concert

Fresh off the release of his new album, The Mountain, and performing for thousands of fans during CMA Music Fest, Dierks Bentley headed to New York to be a part of the TODAY Show Summer Concert series. Dierks took the stage to perform songs from his latest offering, including “Living,” and his current No. 1 … Read more

Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini to Return as Hosts for ABC Special ‘CMA Fest’

Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini

Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini are set to return as co-hosts for the second year of the televised special CMA Fest. The three-hour concert special, which aims to bring the ultimate fan experience to a national television audience, takes its name from the annual four-day country music festival located in Nashville. CMA Fest will air … Read more

Kane Brown Premieres New Single ‘Lose It’ at 2018 CMA Fest

Kane Brown performing CMA Fest

Kane Brown dropped his fiery new single, “Lose It,” on Thursday (June 7), just hours before his performance at CMA Fest. The infectious three-minute pop-country jam combines soaring guitar and banjo features alongside the singer’s booming vocals. An arena-ready anthem with ear-grabbing production, it was only fitting that Kane decided to allow country fans to … Read more

Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley and a Bunch of Surprise Guests Close Out CMA Fest Nightly Concerts

Luke Bryan CMA Fest Nightly concerts nissan stadium

Into each life a little rain must fall, but on the final day of CMA Fest, it wasn’t a little rain, it was a storm. In fact, locals experienced power outages throughout the day. However, by the time the shows at Nissan Stadium were ready to start, only a few rogue clouds and an occasional … Read more

25 Favorite Photos From 2018 CMA Fest

CMA Fest 25 Favorite photos

It’s four straight days of of great  country music, with hundreds of country stars performing over 11 stages throughout Nashville and it’s over. Another year in the books. We call it CMA Fest, one of the largest country music festivals in existence. The event sees stars such as Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan to Florida … Read more

Maddie & Tae Get Real About New Music in 2018, Dippin’ Dots and Fancy Dance Moves

Maddie & Tae perform Ascend Amphitheater

During CMA Fest, which is taking place June 7-10, there are many, many country concerts to see throughout the week. It is virtually a country music lovers dream. With hundreds of artists performing on 11 different stage, you’re sure to catch some good ole country music. But one of our favorite events is the Cracker … Read more