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Tim McGraw Covers John Schneider + Enlists Other Stars to Share Their Favorite Deep Cuts […
Everybody's hopping on the #DeepCutChallenge!
Kelsea Ballerini, Halsey’s Harmonies Shine on ‘Homecoming Queen?’ at ‘CMT Crossroads’ [WAT…
The pair spotlight their close vocal harmony during a performance of Ballerini's new single on their new 'CMT Crossroads' episode.
Shenandoah Weren’t Big Fans of the First of Their Songs They Ever Heard on the Radio
Still, they were excited to hear themselves on the radio -- so much that they immediately called the station and requested to hear it again!
Kelsea Ballerini, Halsey Come Face-to-Face With ‘The Other Girl’ at CMT ‘Crossroads’ [WATC…
Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey have shared their performance of 'The Other Girl' at 'CMT Crossroads,' ahead of the full episode's release.
Story Behind the Song: Tyler Farr, ‘Only Truck in Town’
"It was simple, yet unique, yet had a little bit of an edge, but nothing crazy. Different enough, but safe enough for radio to play it..."
What is Country Music? Craig Morgan’s Definition is Succinct But Powerful
"It represents the people. It's that simple..."
‘American Idol’ Contestant Returns With Triumphant ‘Rainbow’ After Onstage Health Scare [W…
'American Idol' contestant Makayla Brownlee had a scary, seizure-inducing panic attack during her performance -- but she's alright.
Lady Antebellum’s ‘What I’m Leaving For’ Speaks to ‘Where We Really Are in Our Lives’
"I think it's gonna connect more with fans, who hopefully can see that our kids, our families, are the most important thing to us ..."
Zac Brown Band’s Clay Cook is Expecting a Baby Girl
She'll be the first baby girl born in the Cook family since the 1930s!
Story Behind the Song: Niko Moon, ‘Good Time’
"It sums up exactly what I'm trying to say to the world, and the message I'm trying to bring. And it's the simplest message ever..."