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CMT Artists of the Year 2012 to Be Top Secret
CMT CMT is throwing a curveball in its annual "Artists of the Year" TV special. For the first time ever, the honorees will not be announced until the show, which is set for Dec. 8. "CMT Artists of the Year" usually recognizes about five country acts who have dominated the charts and the road...
Martina McBride and Train Meet at ‘Crossroads’
A brand-new installment of 'CMT Crossroads' premieres November 20 on Country Music Television. This time, rockers Train roll into Music City to share the stage with Martina McBride for the hit concert series, which pairs together country music artists with musicians from other genres...
CMA Awards Predictions
Although we fully expect the 44th annual CMA Awards to be a night of surprises, The Boot has some solid predictions for Wednesday night's broadcast. From a veteran getting overdue recognition to a dark horse winner, here's who we think will take home that sparkling glass trophy in some of the night's top categories...
American Country Awards Producer Clarifies Controversial Statement
They've yet to roll out their first red carpet but the inaugural American Country Awards (ACA) has already sparked some controversy within the country music community. The nominees for the new show were announced Monday, October 18, in a news release in which the ACAs refer to their forthcoming awards ceremony as "the first and only country music awards show where fans determine all the winne
Miranda Lambert Kicks Off Revolution Tour
New York City's Terminal 5 was packed to capacity Wednesday night for the start of CMT's ninth annual CMT on Tour, this year featuring Miranda Lambert, Eric Church and Josh Kelley. New Yorkers put on their cowboy boots and hats for the three-hour show and proved that the city that never sleeps has some very ardent country fans...
Kenny Chesney Not Surprised by CMA Entertainer Snub
Kenny Chesney is used to seeing his name among the nominees for the prestigious CMA Entertainer of the Year honor. He's been nominated eight years in a row -- winning four of those times. But that streak came to an end this year, much to the surprise of fans ...
Darius Rucker to Mentor Songwriting Contest Winner
Darius Rucker knows a thing or two about writing songs, considering he penned 77 for his upcoming second album and 52 for his first. Now he's taking that knowledge and experience and imparting it to songwriting hopefuls as a mentor for the NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International) Song Contest Presented by CMT...
Grascals Slay at Ryman Bluegrass Series With Mix of Old and New
"That's bluegrass music right there, y'all!" yelped Jamie Johnson of The Grascals, as fellow band member Kristin Scott Benson mesmerized the July 8 audience at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium with her blazing banjo. He was not kidding. For some 75 minutes, the two-time International Bluegrass Music Association's Entertainer of the Year winners plied their captivated crowd with music that al
CMT Awards Red Carpet Pictures 2010
Stars are shining in Nashville for the 2010 CMT Music Awards. Carrie Underwood walked away the night's biggest winner, but who was the fan favorite in fashion? Check out the good, the bad ... and the scandalous from the CMT blue carpet. CMT Awards Fashions Flip through pictures of country's stars as they arrive at 2010's CMT Awards...