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Rob Thomas and Charles Kelley Get “Smooth” on CMT Crossroads

Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- 7:39 pm EDT

With their chemistry onstage, it may look like Rob Thomas and Charles Kelley have known each other for years. In reality, they first met during rehearsals for their new episode of CMT Crossroads premiering Friday (July 1) at 10 p.m. ET/PT. As a member of Lady Antebellum, Kelley previously performed on CMT Crossroads with Stevie... Read more »

 

Jason Aldean’s Wife Jokes: “We Are Weird”

Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- 5:19 pm EDT

When Jason Aldean‘s wife Brittany Layne posts Instagram videos, you know you’re going to get a rare glimpse into her life. But this time, Aldean is in the video with her, so it’s twice as good. She recently posted two videos, where she and Aldean answer some questions from fans. “A little Q&A for our... Read more »

 

Video Premiere: Levi Hummon’s “Guts and Glory”

Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- 3:18 pm EDT

There’s no better way to kick off Independence Day weekend than with Levi Hummon’s new video for “Guts and Glory,” an ode to the Americans that forever changed — and are still changing — the landscape of our great nation. Hummon’s song sings like a history of the obstacles our nation has overcome and the... Read more »

 

New Darius Rucker Tune Inspired by “Angels”

Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- 11:40 am EDT

“I always tell people, the first time I heard ‘She Talks To Angels,’ those lyrics did something to me.” That’s what Darius Rucker said in a press release about how the rock band Black Crowes‘ song – off their 1990 debut album Shake Your Money Maker – made him want to write songs that were... Read more »

 

Thomas Rhett: Do Not Try This at Home

Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- 11:09 am EDT

Thomas Rhett grew up in Valdosta, Georgia. And now that I know how he celebrated his Independence Days, I’m surprised he made it out alive. In a recent radio interview, he admitted that he and his friends had some pretty good and pretty reckless all-American fun in the summertime. “We used to have bottle rocket... Read more »

 

Video Premiere: LANco’s “Long Live Tonight”

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 -- 7:24 pm EDT

It’s the battle cry for every great night you don’t want to end. And now it’s the title to LANco’s new single: “Long Live Tonight.” In their brand new video for the catchy single, the group shows you how great nights are made as they jam backstage, onstage and around a bonfire with fans and... Read more »

 

Brad Paisley: On a Mission for West Virginia

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 -- 5:32 pm EDT

West Virginia is the state that built Brad Paisley. He was born and raised in Glen Dale and had his first shot at the big time when he was asked to play the WWVA Jamboree on the state’s first radio station in Wheeling. So it’s no surprise that the recent devastating floods there are on... Read more »

 

2016 ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp Wraps With Rascal Flatts Live at the Opry

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 -- 12:16 pm EDT

The seventh annual ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp wrapped with a big standing ovation live at the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday night (June 28). Closing a hit-filled set with Rascal Flatts, 30 campers were welcomed onstage to perform “Happy Together,” an original song they wrote with Eric Paslay and hit-maker Ross Copperman last Thursday... Read more »

 

Life Lessons from Still The King

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 -- 11:07 am EDT

Still The King‘s Vernon Brown isn’t exactly known for making the right decisions. In fact, his lapses in judgement took him from the top of the country charts to the bottom bunk in prison. However, his newfound knowledge that he has a 15-year-old daughter (Charlotte) seems to be causing him to change for the better.... Read more »

 

Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley’s First Guitarist, Dead at 84

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 -- 10:06 am EDT

Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley’s original guitar player and early manger, died Tuesday (June 28) at his home in Nashville at the age of 84. His playing on Presley’s early recordings influenced a generation of guitarists, including Keith Richards, George Harrison, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page and Mark Knopfler. Winfield Scott Moore III was born near Gadsden,... Read more »