Category Archives: Country News

Jennifer Nettles to Receive Inaugural “CMT Equal Play Award”

Jennifer Nettles will receive the inaugural CMT Equal Play Award during the CMT Awards on Oct. 21. Jennifer will be recognized during the telecast for her ongoing advocacy for women and diverse voices in the music industry. CMT launched its Equal Play initiative in 2019 in response to the lack of female representation in country…MORE

Watch Reba McEntire Perform “Rumor Has It,” “Fancy” & More at Ryman Auditorium

Reba McEntire was one of the 35 artists taking part in the virtual Save Our Stages Festival on Oct. 16–18. The three-day virtual festival, in partnership with National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), featured performances recorded live at more than 25 independent concert venues across country. Fans were able to donate directly to the NIVA’s Emergency…MORE

Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Vince Gill & More Donate Handwritten Song Lyrics to Benefit Covid Relief Plan

More than two dozen artists—including Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Vince Gill, and Brooks & Dunn—have donated their handwritten song lyrics to benefit Music Health Alliance. The lyrics are being auctioned by Julien’s Auctions with proceeds supporting Music Health Alliance’s Covid-19 Relief Plan, which was created to provide assistance to music professionals and their families during…MORE

Jason Aldean Scores 24th No. 1 Single With “Got What I Got”

Jason Aldean scored his 24th No. 1 single as “Got What I Got” ascended to No. 1 on both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and Mediabase chart this week. Penned by Thomas Archer, Alex Palmer and Michael Tyler, “Got What I Got” is featured on Jason’s 2019 album, 9. The tune follows Jason’s previous No.…MORE