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David Kroll Interviews Hailey Whitters

  David Kroll chats with Hailey Whitters . They talked about her Grand Ole Opry performances, singing with Trisha Yearwood and, of course, returning to her home state of Iowa to open for Phil Vassar. […]

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  • Songwriter Tom Douglas Steps Into Spotlight with New Film “LOVE, TOM”
    Tom Douglas is the songwriter behind hit songs, including Lady A’s “I Run To You,” Tim McGraw’s “Grown Men Don’t Cry,” and Miranda Lambert’s “The House That Built Me.” On Feb. 24, Douglas is the one in the spotlight when “LOVE, TOM” – a one-man personal performance film starring Douglas – premieres on Paramount+. Embedded... […]
  • Dolly Parton Offers Information Not Advice: “Nobody Wants To Make Out with a Slouch”
    Dolly Parton is making the media rounds to talk about her new line of Duncan Hines baking goods, but more spice is spilling from those conversations than sugar. “I always say, ’I don’t give advice, but I’ve got some information,'” Parton told E! News program Daily Pop. This time, all of Parton’s information was about... […]
  • Eric Church Announces Plans for Lower Broadway Bar in Nashville
    Eric Church wants to put a drink in your hand. Church is next in a growing line of country singers with bars on Lower Broadway in Nashville. The singer and his partners bought the Cotton Eyed Joe’s building at the corner of Second Avenue and Broadway and are converting it into a six-story bar, barbecue... […]
  • CMT Premiere: Tracy Lawrence Collides a Cowboy and Ballerina in “Don’t Drink Whiskey” Video
    Tracy Lawrence brings his alcohol-drenched heartbreak song “Don’t Drink Whiskey” alive in his new video directed by Tristan Cusick. For the clip, Lawrence said he envisioned a cowboy and ballerina struggling with their relationship. Embedded from www.youtube.com. “It’s two totally different occupations, and I wanted that to develop and make sense,” he explains. “It was... […]
  • Walker Hayes’ Darkest Hours Inspired Songs on “Country Stuff The Album”
    Most people who know Walker Hayes’ name know him as the “Fancy Like” singer. He’s relatable, happy, loves his wife, has lots of kids, and choreographs dances with his oldest daughter that help his songs go viral. That’s the surface. And, it’s all true. But there’s so much more to Hayes’ story, which he shared... […]
  • Pics: Kane Brown and wife Katelyn Opt for Sentimental New Tattoos
    Kayne Brown and his wife Katelyn have two daughters so to keep things even, the couple had to get a tattoo for each of them. Kingsley Rose was born in 2019 and the couple revealed Kodi Jane’s birth at the end of December. In January of 2020, Kane Brown played Staples Center in Los Angeles... […]
  • Watch: Old Dominion Gives CMT a Glimpse of Daily Life ‘On The Road’
    Old Dominion faces some tough choices on a daily basis, and country music’s top band brought CMT on the road to share their daily grind. Typically, as shown in the trailer, they have to choose between coffee or golf. Band members are split with their preferences. This particular day, Brad Tursi and Trevor Rosen opt... […]
  • CMT Premiere: Laci Kaye Booth Celebrates Female Country Songs in “Shuffle”
    Laci Kaye Booth cleverly celebrates country music’s most influential women while she warns her love interest in her new song “Shuffle” and its accompanying music video. “Boy, you’re in trouble,” she sings. “My heart’s on shuffle.” Booth drops famous country lyrics by artists including Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, The Chicks, Shania Twain, Miranda Lambert and... […]