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Drake White Seeks True Fulfillment on ‘Pieces’

What’s your favorite song?

Cillea Houghton • July 20, 2018

Chris Lane’s Laps Around the Sun Reflects Growth, Clarity

“It feels good to know where you want to go,” he says. “You always have to continue to grow and evolve or else you’re going to get left behind.”

Cillea Houghton • July 19, 2018

Cole Swindell on Title Track of Forthcoming Album All of It: “I Had to Have It”

Cole Swindell’s new album was missing something, so when he heard “All of It” for the first time, he knew he had to record it.

Cillea Houghton • July 13, 2018

Album Review: Chris Lane’s Laps Around the Sun

There’s a sunny disposition that Chris Lane captures on Laps Around the Sun.

Cillea Houghton • July 12, 2018


Little Big Town Talks Touring with Miranda Lambert: ‘It’s a True Collaboration’

“It’s going to be a big jam,” Phillip Sweet describes. “The best thing about Miranda is that she’s such a lover of music. We can sit on a patio and open a bottle of wine and just have a great jam session with her, so that’s what this party is going to be.” …

Cillea Houghton • July 5, 2018

Little Big Town Call Bandwagon Tour With Miranda Lambert a ‘True Collaboration’

“It’s going to be a big jam,” the band’s Phillip Sweet describes.

Cillea Houghton • July 5, 2018

Devin Dawson Opens a Line of Communication in ‘Asking For a Friend’

Devin Dawson sought inspiration from real life when it came time to co-writing his new single, “Asking For A Friend.”

Cillea Houghton • June 26, 2018

Morgan Evans Chronicles Love Story With Kelsea Ballerini, Journey in America on New Album

Australia native Morgan Evans has been working hard on his U.S. debut album, which features songs about his wife Kelsea Ballerini.

Cillea Houghton • June 19, 2018


Album Review: Dan + Shay’s Self-Titled Album

Dan + Shay’s self-titled project demonstrates not only how they’ve evolved musically, but also proves the purity in their songwriting.

Cillea Houghton • June 19, 2018

Randy Travis Receives Inaugural Cracker Barrel Legend Award: ‘It’s a Great Honor For Him’

“It’s a great honor for him,” said his wife, Mary.

Cillea Houghton • June 14, 2018

Vince Gill, Cam + More Embrace Acceptance at Ty Herndon Concert

Vince Gill & Cam, among others, showed their support for the LGBTQ community when they joined Ty Herndon’s Concert For Love & Acceptance.

Cillea Houghton • June 8, 2018

Craig Campbell & Friends Raise Money to End Cancer With Celebrity Cornhole Challenge

Craig Campbell was joined by his many friends to help raise money for colorectal cancer research at his annual Cornhole Challenge.

Cillea Houghton • June 7, 2018


Carrie Underwood’s ‘The Champion’ Crowned As Winner for Female Video of the Year

Carrie Underwood came away victorious when she won the award for Female Video of the Year at the 2018 CMT Music Awards.

Cillea Houghton • June 6, 2018

Dierks Bentley and Brothers Osborne Bring Fiery ‘Burning Man’ to 2018 CMT Music Awards

Dierks Bentley and Brothers Osborne were on fire during their rambunctious performance of their smash “Burning Man.”

Cillea Houghton • June 6, 2018

Jason Aldean Croons ‘Drowns the Whiskey’ at CMT Music Awards 2018

Jason Aldean took to the stage sans Miranda Lambert for a performance of his latest hit, “Drowns The Whiskey” at the 2018 CMT Awards.

Cillea Houghton • June 6, 2018

Blake Shelton Takes to Ole Red Rooftop For ‘Turnin’ Me On’ at CMT Music Awards 2018

Blake Shelton took to the rooftop of his new bar and grill, Ole Red, for a special performance of his new song on the CMT Awards.

Cillea Houghton • June 6, 2018


Devin Dawson is ‘Grateful’ to be a part of ‘Mecca’ CMA Fest

Devin Dawson is looking forward to the 2018 CMA Music Festival for many reasons, but the main one is getting to see his fans in one place.

Cillea Houghton • June 3, 2018

Album Review: Michael Ray’s ‘Amos’

Michael Ray shows immense growth with his latest release, Amos, which shows off a well-rounded artist capable of honesty and depth.

Cillea Houghton • May 31, 2018

Walker Hayes Offers More Insight Into ‘Craig’ Through Email Message

“I’ve met countless people who have been inspired by the song to give cars to families in need, pay it forward, adopting children, etc. in response to the song. It’s crazy what the story of Craig and me is causing,” he explained in the note.

Cillea Houghton • May 24, 2018

Darius Rucker, Kellie Pickler and More Say ‘Thank You’ to Veterans at Opry’s Salute the Troops

“Our veterans and their families sacrifice so much for us to live in this country and to have the freedoms that we have. Any time I can do anything to help, it’s a no-brainer for me,” said Rucker.

Cillea Houghton • May 24, 2018