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Nashville Music Community Bands Together for Music Health Alliance

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 -- 9:54 pm EDT

With the uncertain landscape of American healthcare today, the Nashville music community isn’t waiting on impending legislation or corporate entities to fix it. On Tuesday (June 27) in Nashville, the Music City Music Council along with mayor Megan Barry issued a proclamation to observe Oct. 20 as Heal the Music Day. The capital campaign encourages... Read more »

 

Dear Tyler Farr:

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 -- 4:16 pm EDT

I’ve always found country music to be kind of therapeutic. Like it holds all the answers to so many of my questions. So I guess it makes sense that Tyler Farr has become a sort of advice columnist, in this new Dear Tyler video from Vevo. Farr says he’s there to provide help, answers and... Read more »

 

Scotty McCreery Begs for “Five More Minutes” in Heartfelt Video

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 -- 2:38 pm EDT

Oh, you need to grab tissues before watching Scotty McCreery’s new video for “Five More Minutes.” The North Carolina native has never been shy about the importance of his family and the place they hold on his list of priorities — the top spot. In a beautifully moving tribute to them, Scotty has put his... Read more »

 

Dierks Bentley Kicks His iPhone Habit

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 -- 1:21 pm EDT

Good luck, Dierks Bentley. He opened up on Instagram on Monday (June 26), telling his fans and followers that he was going phone-free. And he asked for everyone’s well wishes. His caption accompanied a photo of all the tools he will need to replace his smart phone: a typewriter, a recorder, a camera, a metronome,... Read more »

 

What Martina McBride Took From Garth Brooks

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 -- 11:18 am EDT

When Martina McBride moved to Nashville to start her country career, she knew nobody. And she didn’t know a thing about the music business. In a new interview with industry publication Country Aircheck, McBride talks about those early years, how she got her start and what lessons she learned. And from Garth Brooks, what she... Read more »

 

Nashville Trivia: Season 5, Episode 15: A Change Would Do You Good

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 6:42 pm EDT

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.

 

Toby Keith’s Favorite Marijuana Strain

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 6:30 pm EDT

Ever heard of Red Hair Sinsemilla? It’s a strain of marijuana from California that Toby Keith claims is his all-time favorite in his new song “Wacky Tobaccy.” Co-written with his longtime collaborator Scotty Emerick, the song celebrates 4-20-friendly people and the pot they love. Keith shot the official video on his bus in April before... Read more »

 

Miranda Lambert Gives Ashley McBryde a Boost

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 5:48 pm EDT

Miranda Lambert has more than 6 million followers on Twitter. So when she posts a video, you can be sure a lot of people will watch it. That must’ve been the case Saturday (June 24) when Lambert caught McBryde’s opening set when they shared the bill at LakeShake, Chicago’s country music festival. Shortly after McBryde... Read more »

 

Country Stars Inspired by ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp in Nashville

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 4:03 pm EDT

Remember summer camp, when you’d sit around a bonfire and sing “Do Your Ears Hang Low?” and “The Green Grass Grew All Around”? Well, this new one is not your run-of-the-mill summer camp song. Dierks Bentley recently spent some time with the campers at the ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp, and together with songwriter Ross... Read more »

 

Shelly Fairchild Hits “Mississippi Turnpike” for Some Soul-Searching

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 11:24 am EDT

Sometimes to find yourself, you have to go home again. For Shelly Fairchild, the message of “Mississippi Turnpike” struck a chord. She was at a similar place in life when the song about reconnecting with roots landed in her lap. “When I first heard it, I had just gone through a tough time in my... Read more »