Country Music News from CMT
Baylee Littrell, the 16-year-old son of the Backstreet Boys’ Brian Littrell, has had a hat hanging in his bedroom in Alpharetta, Georgia for the past two years. And it belongs to Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley. On the eve of his debut country album release, 770-Country, Littrell told me why that hat was kind of... Read more »
Posted: November 14, 2019, 10:22 pm
Technically, Luke Combs didn’t win the CMA Award for entertainer of the year on Wednesday night (Nov. 13), and yet, he was still winning. Because as Garth Brooks accepted that particular trophy, he said that the award had Combs’ name on it down the road. And to Combs, that alone felt like a win. “I... Read more »
Posted: November 14, 2019, 4:51 pm
After Blake Shelton picked up his CMA Award for single of the year, he headed backstage to bask in the glory of “God’s Country.” And the first thing he talked about was the message of the song, written by Hardy, Devin Dawson and Jordan Schmidt. “You know, kind of where we are right now and... Read more »
Posted: November 14, 2019, 3:23 pm
Ashley McBryde visits the press room after winning a CMA Awards for best new aritst.
Posted: November 14, 2019, 3:09 pm
See photos of red carpet arrivals at the 2019 CMA Awards
Posted: November 14, 2019, 5:08 am
All of the night’s big winners — indicated in bold — are in at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards. The Country Music Association announced the winners on Wednesday night (Nov. 13) when the CMA Awards, hosted by Carrie Underwood with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, aired live from Nashville on ABC. Entertainer... Read more »
Posted: November 14, 2019, 5:05 am
At the end of the three-hour broadcast of the CMA Awards on Wednesday night (Nov. 13), it was finally time to reveal the coveted grand prize of the night, the CMA Award for entertainer of the year. And this year, it went to Garth Brooks, who was vying for the title along with nominees Eric... Read more »
Posted: November 14, 2019, 5:04 am
Check out Avenue Beat's brand new video, "Be a Bro."
Posted: November 14, 2019, 5:01 am
On the next episode of 'Nashville Squares,' Bob Saget will introduce an opera singer to sing a country classic — check out the sneak peek for some hilarious crossover magic.
Posted: November 13, 2019, 6:58 pm
Despite the onset of bone-chilling cold, BMI soldiered on with its awards ceremonies Tuesday night (Nov. 12), during which country traditionalist Dwight Yoakam was honored with the President’s Award and “Rocky Top,” the bluegrass classic, was cited with the newly inaugurated Evergreen Award. The temperature, which had dropped into the mid-teens by showtime, was particularly... Read more »
Posted: November 13, 2019, 4:34 pm