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Remember When Billy Currington Made Luke Bryan’s Song a Chart-Topping Hit?

Long before he was a country superstar, Luke Bryan was a songwriter and wrote the smash hit “Good Directions” for Billy Currington.

Laura Hostelley • August 10, 2017

Remember When Brett Eldredge Stripped it Down for His ‘Mean to Me’ Music Video?

Brett Eldredge cemented his status as country music’s most eligible bachelor after releasing the steamy music video for his song “Mean to Me.”

Laura Hostelley • August 3, 2017

Album Review: Joe Nichols’ ‘Never Gets Old’

Throughout Never Gets Old, Nichols proves why he has stayed a prominent name in country music for so long. 

Laura Hostelley • July 26, 2017

Remember When Chase Rice Competed on ‘Survivor?’

Did you know that before he was a country music sensation, Chase Rice competed to be the ultimate competitor on Survivor: Nicaragua?

Laura Hostelley • July 20, 2017

Throwback to the Time Blake Shelton was Live From New York and Discovered the ‘Wishin’ Boot’

“It’s the wishin’ boot, just believe it’s true/It’s hope in the form of little ol’ dirty boot/You’re the wishin’ boot, the boot is you/Tell all your friends ‘bout the boot,” the chorus sings.

Laura Hostelley • July 13, 2017

Throwback to the Time Brad Paisley Was a Co-Conspirator for a Surprise Proposal

Brad Paisley is well known for his high-jinx and pranks while on tour, but he pulled off a special trick when he helped a fan propose.

Laura Hostelley • July 6, 2017

Throwback to the Time Kris Kristofferson Was a Janitor

Before becoming a world-renowned country artist, Kris Kristofferson began with humble beginnings, working as a janitor in a recording studio.

Laura Hostelley • June 22, 2017

Throwback to the First Time We Met Lady Antebellum

It’s been nearly 10 years since we met Lady Antebellum so ahead of their seventh album, we’re looking back at the song that started it all.

Laura Hostelley • June 8, 2017

2017 CMT Music Awards – Complete List of Winners

The 2017 CMT Music Awards were ones for the ages with Keith Urban taking home the top prize and an exciting list of performances.

Laura Hostelley • June 7, 2017

Keith Urban Takes Home the Trophy for Video of the Year at 2017 CMT Awards

It was sweet victory as Keith Urban earned the trophy for the 2017 Video of the Year accolade, voted by fans until right before the 2017 CMT Music Awards broadcast.

Laura Hostelley • June 7, 2017

Carrie Underwood Triumphs as 2017 Female Video of the Year Recipient

“Thank you for voting, this awards show is really cool because it’s voted on by you guys and you guys are the ones that buy our music and come see us play, that support us in every single way,” she said to the crowd.

Laura Hostelley • June 7, 2017

Keith Urban Voted In As 2017 CMT Social Superstar of the Year

After getting those hashtags to trend, Keith Urban took home the award for the 2017 CMT Social Superstar of the Year at the CMT Music Awards.

Laura Hostelley • June 7, 2017

Florida Georgia Line Claims 2017 Duo Video of the Year at 2017 CMT Awards

It was Florida Georgia Line’s for the taking as the country duo claimed the honor of the 2017 Duo Video of the Year.

Laura Hostelley • June 7, 2017

Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood Take Home Title of 2017 Collaborative Video of the Year

Awarded to the artists for their creative chemistry and work done together in the video, Carrie Underwood felt honored to be alongside Keith Urban while accepting their prize.

Laura Hostelley • June 7, 2017

Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood Blend Vocals Smoothly on ‘The Fighter’ at CMT Awards

Urban and Underwood’s video for “The Fighter” was nominated within the 2017 Collaborative Video of the Year category thanks to its gritty street dancer parading the streets during a quiet night out.

Laura Hostelley • June 7, 2017

Luke Bryan and Jason Derulo Win 2017 CMT Performance of the Year

It was a stellar moment for all as Luke Bryan and Jason Derulo were awarded the honor of the 2017 CMT Performance of the Year.

Laura Hostelley • June 7, 2017

Charles Kelley, Darius Rucker and Jason Aldean Open 2017 CMT Awards Show

Charles Kelley, Darius Rucker, and Jason Aldean honored the late Gregg Allman with a tribute at the start of the CMT Awards.

Laura Hostelley • June 7, 2017

Throwback to the Time Alan Jackson went Water Skiing in Blue Jeans

The music video that accompanies the track is a prime example of the 90s at its best.

Laura Hostelley • June 1, 2017

Throwback to the Time Billy Ray Cyrus Rapped ‘Achy Breaky Heart’

Billy Ray Cyrus made an out of this world remake of his 1992 hit “Achy Breaky Heart” with the rap version featuring Buck 22.

Laura Hostelley • May 25, 2017

Remember George Strait’s First No. 1 Single, ‘Fool Hearted Memory’?

“Fool Hearted Memory” was the first single released to radio from his sophomore album Strait From the Heart, the ten-track project that featured iconic hits “Amarillo by Morning,” “Marina Del Ray” and “A Fire I Can’t Put Out.”

Laura Hostelley • May 18, 2017