#CMchat’s Exclusive Interview with Scotty McCreery
May15

#CMchat’s Exclusive Interview with Scotty McCreery

It’s another morning on the tour bus. 9.45AM. Location: “Northern, Northern Michigan. (We’re) almost in Canada, but still in the States.” Mike, Scotty McCreery’s manager, answers our call and makes his way back to the tour bus. In less than a minute, McCreery gets the phone.  “Hello!” The typical morning grouch seems to have got nothing on the North Carolina native, or at least I couldn’t tell. At 23, Scotty has experienced so much....

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#BreakingTheIce Alex Smith
Mar01

#BreakingTheIce Alex Smith

Louisiana native Alex Smith didn’t quite make the cut to be a professional baseball player, however, he found his calling elsewhere. His acoustic cover songs gathered big crowds via Youtube and these days he is dead set on making a name for himself. His current single “Load It Up” is a perfect example of what country music fans crave these days. It’s mainstream royalty. He can play guitar, he can sing and did I...

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Shania Twain Still “Rock(s) This Country” With Newest Award
Oct14

Shania Twain Still “Rock(s) This Country” With Newest Award

Shania Twain has received a high honor dubbed “Artist of a Lifetime” by CMT. She will now join the ranks of artists like Kenny Rogers and Merle Haggard. This award comes from the “CMT Artists of the Year.” which premieres on October 20th. Shania is a five-time GRAMMY Award-winning artist and she remains the top-selling female country artist to date. It’s no wonder CMT has given her this award! This will...

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Congrats 2015 @CMT Music Awards Nominees
May14

Congrats 2015 @CMT Music Awards Nominees

Nominations for 2015 CMT Music Awards were announced Wednesday May 13 and voting is now underway. The CMT awards show will air live June 10 from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena just before the CMA Fest kicks off. Lady Antebellum announced the nominees in three categories during an appearance on NBC’s Today. Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood respectively confirmed the nominees for best group video of the year and breakthrough video of the...

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CMT #CMTNextWomenTour Jana Kramer & Kelsea Ballerini
May12

CMT #CMTNextWomenTour Jana Kramer & Kelsea Ballerini

Being that country radio is currently mostly male dominated, there is simply not enough exposure to the delicacy of female voices on the airwaves. Thanks to CMT, that’s about to change, as they promote more balance through rising female artists. On May 8, 2015, CMT brought its first ever ladies only tour, Next Women of country tour, to Joe’s Bar in Chicago, IL for the fourth stop of ten across the nation this spring....

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