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Jon Pardi on His Nashville Firsts

It was exactly 10 years ago today that Jon Pardi made the move to Nashville. So when I had a chance to ask him what it was like when he was first getting settled in Music City on Feb. 23, 2008, Pardi told me things about his backstory I never knew. “I moved to Nashville... Read more »

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The Downtown Farmer: Honey Citrus Pops

Follow Chef Loreal Gavin as she serves up delicious farm-to-food truck recipes using locally sourced foods from America’s top urban farms. New recipes will be uploaded weekly through April on CMT’s YouTube channel. Honey Citrus Pops Total: 15 min Prep: 10 min Cook: 5 min Yield: 12, 4-ounce pops Ingredients Honey Citrus Pop: 2 cups... Read more »

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Kacey Musgraves: “Songs About Life Through My Lens”

It’s been a while since Kacey Musgraves released brand new music. But man, are these new tunes worth the wait. On Friday (Feb. 23), Musgraves is putting the first two of her new songs out into the world. And after catching up with Musgraves on her bus a week ago — and getting the stories... Read more »

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FIRST LOOK: Nashville‘s Final Episodes Ever

It’s hard to believe, but there are only eight episodes left of CMT’s Nashville. Nashies got an exclusive first look at the final shows during Thursday’s (Feb. 22) midseason finale, and the 30-second clip was full of drama. Deacon (Charles Esten) has an emotional reunion with his father, Juliette (Hayden Panettiere) reveals she’s ready to... Read more »

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Nashville: The Big Moments From Season 6 Episode 8

The mid-season finale of Nashville was full of drama, and raised several questions. Check out the episode’s biggest moments: 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.

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Aaron Watson: “Two Chords and Sexy”

Aaron Watson has been married for 14 years. He and his wife Kim have three busy kids, 8-11, with sports and dance and school commitments. And yet, the country singer’s found a couple of ways to keep the fires burning. One, he knows just what to do when life starts getting in the way of... Read more »

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Tim McGraw Amplifies #NeverAgain Movement

When tragedies like the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, Sandy Hook Elementary and Route 91 Harvest Festival happen, the country music community is always among the first emotional responders. Last fall, so many country music benefit concerts were organized for those affected by natural disasters and horrific violence nationwide; they could almost be... Read more »

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There’s More to Jake Owen Than the Music

There’s a saying in country music that it all starts with a song. But after seeing Jake Owen‘s latest Instagram post, I think maybe it actually starts with a life. On Thursday morning (Feb. 22), Owen shared an adorable, unstaged picture of his daughter Pearl and their German Shepherd Axel. “I’ve realized when I look... Read more »

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Watershed Festival Books Brantley Gilbert, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton

Brantley Gilbert, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton will headline the seventh annual Watershed Music and Camping festival, running Aug. 3-5 at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, Wash. The initial lineup includes Cole Swindell, Dustin Lynch, Big & Rich, Morgan Evans, Jillian Jacqueline, Chris Lane, LOCASH, Cassadee Pope, Granger Smith and Brett Young, with more to... Read more »

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Thomas Rhett on Those Kenny Chesney #Goals

When Thomas Rhett was a teenager, he had a big dream. And that dream’s name was Kenny Chesney. And now, nearly ten years later, Thomas Rhett’s going to live that dream. “Being on a Kenny Chesney tour, I think is a dream that I’ve had since I was 19 years old,” Thomas Rhett told PopCulture.com.... Read more »

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