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Cole Swindell’s Playlist Is Full of His Biggest Musical Idols [LISTEN]
Swindell has important personal memories of listening to a lot of these artists!
Midland Are ‘as Surprised as Anybody’ That Their Music Works Both Commercially and Critica…
"When something like this happens and you get nominated, it causes you to pause a little bit and reflect on everything that's happened ..."
Alabama to Launch 50th Anniversary Tour in 2019
Mark your calendars!
Jordan Davis’ ‘Home State’ Success Gave Him Confidence as an Artist
"You know, that first album is something you put out and you hope people connect to," Davis explains. "I guess now we've made a connection.."
Ashley McBryde ‘Stunned and Humbled and Just Blown Away’ By Grammys Nomination
"When other girls my age were planning their dream weddings, I dreamt of a Grammy nomination..."
CRS Announces New Faces of Country Music Class of 2019
Shania Twain Calls for Diversity, Gender Equality in Country Music
"If you're good enough, genuinely, as a talent, I don't care what you are. As long as you're a human being, the rest doesn't matter."
Lady Antebellum Say Next Record Will Be ‘a Little Meatier … Riskier’
"We honestly have a pile of close to 50-55 songs that we've written right now that we're starting to look at ..."
Maren Morris Receives CMT’s Next Women of Country 2018 Impact Award
Plus, CMT unveiled its 2019 Next Women of Country, as well as the 2019 Next Women of Country Tour, headlined by Cassadee Pope.
Brad Paisley Says 2018 CMA Awards Jokes Won’t Be Political
"I just don't find politics funny anymore," Paisley says.
Morgan Wallen Can’t Wait to Connect With Growing Fanbase on 2019 Tour
"I'm looking forward to getting out and seeing the people who've been buying my music and streaming my music and getting up close and personal with them," Wallen says.
Brett Eldredge’s Songwriting Process Involves Some Searching, and Plenty of Time
"I have to keep searching for what I'm looking for until I find that one song that helps me shape a record ..."