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Country Headliners Join The Doobie Brothers’ <em>Southbound</em> Ride

Country Headliners Join The Doobie Brothers’ Southbound Ride

On Nov. 4, Arista Nashville will release Southbound, an album destined to stand out in The Doobie Brothers’ long and illustrious catalog. The titles in Southbound are familiar. What makes their performance different is the...Read full article... »

COUNTRY CELEBRATES MÖTLEY CRÜE ON NASHVILLE OUTLAWS

COUNTRY CELEBRATES MÖTLEY CRÜE ON NASHVILLE OUTLAWS

August 19 marked the long-awaited release of Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Mötley Crüe, by Big Machine Records, Mötley Records and Eleven Seven Music, with a killer lineup of Country Music stars covering classic Crüe cuts....Read full article... »

JOSH TURNER INVESTS IN MUSIC EDUCATION

JOSH TURNER INVESTS IN MUSIC EDUCATION

Unlike the other Country Music headliners featured the April/May 2014 CMA Close Up cover story on music education, Josh Turner didn’t attend a high school with a consistent music program. To this day, it’s something...Read full article... »

COREY SMITH STANDS UP FOR MUSIC EDUCATION

COREY SMITH STANDS UP FOR MUSIC EDUCATION

CMA has advocated for and supported music education in public schools through its Keep the Music Playing program. But the heart of this initiative is the many artists and teachers who share CMA’s commitment. As...Read full article... »

JENNIFER NETTLES’ HOT TOPICS

JENNIFER NETTLES’ HOT TOPICS

With her solo debut album That Girl dropping on Jan. 14, and with her return as host of “CMA Country Christmas” airing Dec. 2 on ABC, Jennifer Nettles is enjoying her time in the national...Read full article... »

THE ROBERTSON FAMILY JAMS ON DUCK CALLS, WITH LUKE BRYAN

THE ROBERTSON FAMILY JAMS ON DUCK CALLS, WITH LUKE BRYAN

One of the most unusual selections on Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas is the title track, a reinvention of “Deck the Halls” by all the Robertsons, with Jase playing the song on a...Read full article... »

Michael W. Smith Brings the Spirit to “CMA Country Christmas”

Michael W. Smith Brings the Spirit to “CMA Country Christmas”

Christian music superstar Michael W. Smith has a strong association with Christmas. After all, he’s recorded three top-selling holiday albums: Christmas (1989), Christmastime (1998) and It’s a Wonderful Christmas (2007). He has performed Christmas concerts...Read full article... »

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Tim McGraw’s Three Favorite Cuts From New Album “Two Lanes of Freedom”

“Truck Yeah” (written by Chris Janson, Preston Brust, Chris Lucas and Danny Myrick) “Kenny (Chesney) and I were out on tour last summer. There was a lot of energy. It was outdoors. And that song...Read full article... »