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  • Carrie Underwood’s Greatest Hits Package Debuts at No. 1
    If it’s not one Oklahoman, it’s another. This week, Carrie Underwood’s Greatest Hits: Decade #1 debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s country albums chart, thereby dislodging fellow Okie Garth Brooks’ Man Against Machine, which had held that eminence for four consecutive weeks. Meanwhile, Tim McGraw’s “Shotgun Rider” glides to the top of the country airplay... Greatest Hits Package Debuts at No. 1">Read more »Read more »
  • Dig Into Lyrics on Genius
    Country music fans, meet Genius. No, it’s not a new band but a novel way to view and interpret song lyrics and other forms of the written word. Created in 2009 as Rap Genius, the website quickly expanded into everything from the collected works of Shakespeare and the speeches of Abraham Lincoln to TV and... Read more »
  • CMT Announces All Time Top 40: Artist’s Choice Marathon
    CMT Hot 20 Countdown will wrap up its year-long celebration of country music’s greatest influences with a special five-hour marathon on Dec...
  • Luke Bryan Shakes It for CMT Hot 20 Countdown
    On this week’s special episode of CMT Hot 20 Countdown, fans can relive all the best moments of 2014, including some never-before-seen and utterly hilarious Luke Bryan outtakes...
  • Kelly Clarkson Prepares for a Miracle on Broadway
    It pays to have friends in high places. Just ask Kelly Clarkson, who didn’t hesitate to call in more than a few favors for her inaugural Miracle on Broadway benefit concert taking place Saturday night (Dec. 20) in Nashville. “Honestly? With these artists, I just called my friends and was like, ‘Hey, do this for... Read more »
  • Why Dierks Bentley Can’t Look His Fans in the Eyes
    Dierks Bentley knows he has a job to do. “You can’t forget what you’re there to do on a Friday, Saturday night,” Bentley told Radio.com. “People have worked hard all week. They’re spending money for your show. You’re there to have a good time and not get too inside yourself.” Then again, he also has... Read more »
  • Blake Shelton: All He Cares About Is Country Music
    The producers of The Voice may not want to hear this, but Blake Shelton does not make the reality show his everything...
  • How to Nurse a Hangover Down South
    Hangovers can happen to the best of us. Whether it’s a few glasses of wine or a night of barhopping and house parties, the elusive hangover can creep up on anyone. Even professional partiers like the Party Down South 2 crew battle with hangovers after wild nights in Biloxi, Mississippi. This week, we left off... Read more »
  • Kacey Musgraves Kisses Bucket List Goodbye
    Bucket list be gone! Grammy and CMA-winning Kacey Musgraves is just “along for the ride,” y’all. And even when that road gets a little bit rocky, it’s still one heck of ride and reward for the critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter. She spent much of 2014 defying the country music odds with her sound and message, and something... Read more »
  • Say “Bah! Humbug!” to Predictable Holiday Music
    (Straight From Nashville is a weekly column written by CMT.com managing editor Calvin Gilbert.) When I made the confession to one of my colleagues at CMT, he grinned and retorted, “You don’t like holiday music? What a surprise!” Aside from getting the wake-up call that I need to make an effort to show a bit.....
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