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What We’re Most Looking Forward to at the 2018 CMT Artists of the Year

What We’re Most Looking Forward to at the 2018 CMT Artists of the Year

CMT.com's staff picks their most-anticipated moments from tonight's (Oct. 17) 2018 Artists of the Year ceremonies. The show airs live at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CMT. ... Continue Reading
#CMTAOTY: Stars Plan Loretta Lynn Tribute

#CMTAOTY: Stars Plan Loretta Lynn Tribute

This just in: the dream team of Sheryl Crow, Dierks Bentley and Martina McBride will take the stage on Wednesday night to honor CMT's Artist of a Lifetime, Loretta Lynn. ... Continue Reading
CMT Artists of the Year Share Female Voices They Can’t Live Without

CMT Artists of the Year Share Female Voices They Can’t Live Without

Maren Morris: “These women are all so different and saw something in me.” ... Continue Reading
What Carrie Underwood Sees in the #CMTAOTY

What Carrie Underwood Sees in the #CMTAOTY

A conversation with Carrie Underwood about the impact and influence she sees within the sisterhood of #CMTAOTY honorees. ... Continue Reading
Maren Morris on the Power of the Female Perspective

Maren Morris on the Power of the Female Perspective

Grammy-winner Maren Morris talks openly to CMT.com about the power of the female perspective in songwriting and artistry, and the global reach of country music. ... Continue Reading
Kelsea Ballerini Pays It Forward Thanks to Hillary Scott and Taylor Swift

Kelsea Ballerini Pays It Forward Thanks to Hillary Scott and Taylor Swift

As a two-time CMT Artist of the Year, Ballerini will perform with Alison Krauss at the ceremony, premiering live from Nashville Oct. 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. In a recent interview with CMT.com, Ballerini said she wouldn’t be a 2018 honoree without the women who came before her. ... Continue Reading
Karen Fairchild: “The Tide is Turning”

Karen Fairchild: “The Tide is Turning”

When CMT.com recently sat down with the two stars in anticipation of next week’s 2018 CMT Artists of the Year celebration, the conversation quickly turned to female empowerment, the wave of change currently rolling through country music that is music to their ears. The night will honor both Schlapman and Fairchild along with five of… ... Continue Reading
Eric Church Captures Top Album Spot with Desperate Man

Eric Church Captures Top Album Spot with Desperate Man

There’s a new album champ in town — Eric Church’s Desperate Man. Besides debuting at No. 1 on Billboard’s country rankings, it also bows at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 all-genres chart. It’s Church’s third studio album to achieve rare air, the predecessors being Chief (2011) and The Outsiders (2014). ... Continue Reading
Kane Brown: “Nobody Deserves to Be Bullied”

Kane Brown: “Nobody Deserves to Be Bullied”

A short conversation with Kane Brown about his message of staying focused on the positive and preventing bullying. ... Continue Reading
DCC: Making The Team Trivia: Season 13, Episode 11

DCC: Making The Team Trivia: Season 13, Episode 11

An all-new installment of DCC: Making The Team Trivia is up, fans! ... Continue Reading