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Kenny Chesney Signs With Warner Music Nashville

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- 8:05 pm EST

Kenny Chesney has left his label home for more than 20 years and signed a new recording contract with Warner Music Nashville under the imprint Blue Chair/Warner Bros. Chesney signed his first record contract with Capricorn on June 30, 1993, before joining the BNA roster to release his 1995 sophomore album, All I Need to... Read more »

 

Lindi Ortega Details Concept Album Liberty

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- 8:03 pm EST

Lindi Ortega’s next album will be a concept album split into three movements. Arriving March 30, Liberty explores themes of loss, séance, resurrection and freedom. Ortega wrote and co-wrote all 12 songs with songwriters Aaron Raitiere, Bruce Wallace and the Civil Wars’ John Paul White. “Even though I always tried to have a silver lining,... Read more »

 

Jordan Davis Details Home State

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- 6:38 pm EST

Jordan Davis, a member of CMT’s “18 for 2018” Listen Up campaign, will release his full-length debut album Home State on March 23. The Louisiana native co-wrote all 12 songs on the album including his lead single “Singles You Up.” Paul DiGiovanni produced the collection. “Making this record has been one of the most rewarding... Read more »

 

Old Crow Medicine Show’s Volunteer Arrives April 20

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- 4:59 pm EST

In observance of their 20th anniversary as a band, Old Crow Medicine Show‘s Ketch Secor, Critter Fuqua, Cory Younts, Morgan Jahnig, Chance McCoy and Kevin Hayes have decided to go electric — kind of. Electric guitar will be heard on the traditional string outfit’s next album Volunteer, which arrives April 20. The last time an... Read more »

 

Dolly Parton Says “I’m Not Done Yet”

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- 2:09 pm EST

You have to love this about Dolly Parton. She receives two Guinness World Records 2018 edition, and in the video interview, she says, “I’m not done yet.” So maybe after her first two — for the artist with the most hits on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart by a female and the most decades with... Read more »

 

Meet the Music City Cast

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- 2:07 pm EST

The cast for CMT’s new docu-series Music City, the latest project from The Hills and Laguna Beach founder Adam DiVello, has been announced. The series premiere is March 1 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The show will follow five friends as they enter the next chapter of their lives while navigating their paths to success, fame... Read more »

 

Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker Plan 2018 Tour

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- 1:54 pm EST

Fans can look forward to a summer full of hits when Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker embark on their co-headlining Summer Plays On Tour. Russell Dickerson will join them for the 2018 run which will visit 30 cities starting July 19 in Toronto, Ontario. Tickets for select cities go on sale Jan. 26 through Live... Read more »

 

Dierks Bentley: The Drifter Has a Home

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -- 12:16 pm EST

I guess the years have changed Dierks Bentley. Thirteen years ago, he was singing that he was not going to settle down, that his old boots still had a lot of ground to cover, and that you could talk about forever but he still had a lot of leavin’ left to do. Now, though, he... Read more »

 

Lennon Stella: “I Feel So Lucky”

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -- 2:35 pm EST

I didn’t know quite what to make of Lennon Stella’s New Year’s Eve post from a boat somewhere in Greece. “Goodbye 2017 – I found myself in you,” Stella wrote. A post shared by Lennon Stella (@thisislennon) on Dec 31, 2017 at 11:38am PST And now? Well, now it all makes perfect sense. Stella–who plays... Read more »

 

Nashville Trivia: Season 6, Episode 2: Second Chances

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -- 11:00 am EST

Let’s play Nashville trivia! Don’t miss new episodes of Nashville Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT on CMT. Get all of the latest Nashville news, videos and behind-the-scenes action on the Nashville Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram and join the conversation using #NashvilleCMT.