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Maren Morris Receives CMT’s Next Women of Country 2018 Impact Award
Plus, CMT unveiled its 2019 Next Women of Country, as well as the 2019 Next Women of Country Tour, headlined by Cassadee Pope.
Cassadee Pope Addresses Country Music’s Bias Toward Women: ‘We Have to Create Our Own Oppo…
"We want our music on the radio. We grew up wanting that."
10 Reasons the 2018 CMA Awards Nominations Made Us Do a Double-Take
Things that make you go "Hmmmm ..."
Everything You Need to Know About the 2018 CMA Awards
Get all caught up on who's hosting, who's nominated and all the other details you need to know about the 2018 CMA Awards.
Story Behind the Song: RaeLynn, ‘Tailgate’
"I moved here to Nashville with this truck and a few boxes ..."
Miranda Lambert Talks Country Radio Inequality: ‘I Had to Sing With Someone With a Penis t…
"It is interesting that I haven't had even a Top 20 in a long, long time. And then it goes No. 1 because it's a dude ..."
Lindsay Ell ‘Honored to Represent Women’ on 2019 CRS New Faces of Country Music Ballot
Plus, she "gets by with a little help from her friends ..."
Brad Paisley Says 2018 CMA Awards Jokes Won’t Be Political
"I just don't find politics funny anymore," Paisley says.
William Michael Morgan Is Putting His Sophomore Album’s Fate in His Fans’ Hands
"You know, you can't fake to [fans]. You've gotta treat 'em as family, because that's what a lot of those people out there are."
Chris Stapleton to Perform With Maren Morris, Mavis Staples at 2018 CMA Awards
More performances have been added to the evening's line-up, including a very special collaboration.