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  • Alan Jackson Honored With Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

    Alan Jackson Honored With Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit | ARTICLE

    Some of Alan Jackson's most personal artifacts will be on display during a special exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. Opening August 29th, "Alan Jackson: 25 Years of Keepin' It Country" will chronicle...

    July 23, 2014 5:18 PM ET
  • Watch Eli Young Band Reveal Rock Roots

    Watch Eli Young Band Reveal Rock Roots | VIDEO

    Casual fans who came to the Eli Young Band via their Number One ballad "Crazy Girl" may mistakenly consider the group — made up of singer Mike Eli, guitarist James Young, bassist Jon Jones and drummer Chris...

    July 23, 2014 11:31 AM ET
  • Jason Aldean's New Single Gets a Florida Georgia Line Assist

    Jason Aldean's New Single Gets a Florida Georgia Line Assist | ARTICLE

    With its rat-a-tat drum loop and slinking progression, Jason Aldean's new single, "Burnin' It Down," released this week, is a departure even for the artist who successfully bridged hip-hop and country with "Dirt Road Anthem." The steamy...

    July 22, 2014 10:56 AM ET
  • Florida Georgia Line's 'New' Vocalist

    Florida Georgia Line's 'New' Vocalist | ARTICLE

    There's more than just a mature new sound to Florida Georgia Line's chart-scaling single "Dirt." There's also a new voice in one of the poignant ballad's verses — that of FGL's Brian Kelley. Usually adding harmony to...

    July 21, 2014 1:51 PM ET
  • Watch a Backstage Tour of the Opry

    Watch a Backstage Tour of the Opry | VIDEO

    Aside from visiting Nashville and taking one of the Grand Ole Opry House's guided tours, not many country music fans get a glimpse backstage at the esteemed institution's home. As part of its Travel Insider series, CNN...

    July 17, 2014 4:15 PM ET
  • Dierks Bentley, David Nail Help Launch CMT Summer Concert Series

    Dierks Bentley, David Nail Help Launch CMT Summer Concert Series | ARTICLE

    CMT's ever-evolving Hot 20 Countdown is getting even bigger. The country programming network has announced the addition of its first-ever summer concert series. Sponsored by Mountain Dew, the performances will kick off Saturday, July 19th, with Kip...

    July 17, 2014 12:22 PM ET
  • Kenny Chesney Announces His Only Show of 2014

    Kenny Chesney Announces His Only Show of 2014 | ARTICLE

    Kenny Chesney may not be touring this summer, choosing to press "pause" on his annual stadium treks while he finishes up his new album, The Big Revival, but that hasn't stopped him from scheduling one...

    July 17, 2014 10:38 AM ET
  • Florida Georgia Line Dig a Hit With 'Dirt'

    Florida Georgia Line Dig a Hit With 'Dirt' | ARTICLE

    That's a lot of "Dirt." With a whopping 182,929 digital downloads, Florida Georgia Line's new single made quite an impression in its first week of release, landing at Number One on the Country Digital Singles chart. "Dirt,"...

    July 16, 2014 3:55 PM ET
  • Sturgill Simpson Makes 'Letterman' Debut

    Sturgill Simpson Makes 'Letterman' Debut | VIDEO

    Last night marked the network television debut for Sturgill Simpson, and, judging by his Facebook posts, he was more excited than nervous to perform on the Late Show With David Letterman. Especially with actor Kurt Russell one...

    July 15, 2014 10:15 AM ET
  • Shania Twain Hints at Return to Road

    Shania Twain Hints at Return to Road | ARTICLE

    With Garth Brooks poised for his big return, can his Nineties female counterpart Shania Twain be far off? Tonight, she'll play the first of two consecutive nights at Calgary's Saddledome in her native Canada. The...

    July 9, 2014 1:55 PM ET
  • Watch Kip Moore's 'Dirt Road' Video

    Watch Kip Moore's 'Dirt Road' Video | VIDEO

    In the 1982 song "If I Heaven Ain't a Lot Like Dixie," Hank Williams Jr. made it clear that he didn't want to enter the Pearly Gates if the afterlife wasn't akin to his beloved South. Kip...

    July 9, 2014 12:10 PM ET
  • Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Reveals Inductees

    Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Reveals Inductees | ARTICLE

    The pens behind such songs as Miranda Lambert's "The House That Built Me" and Martina McBride's "Independence Day" are among those being inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. The Music City institution announced this year's...

    July 8, 2014 5:46 PM ET
  • Dierks Bentley Recruits Stars, Bikes and Birds for Charity Concert

    Dierks Bentley Recruits Stars, Bikes and Birds for Charity Concert | ARTICLE

    Dierks Bentley has announced the lineup for this year's installment of his "Miles & Music for Kids" charity concert and motorcycle ride. Set for Sunday, September 28th, the all-day event raises money for Children's Miracle Network hospitals...

    July 8, 2014 1:20 PM ET
  • Motley Crue, Justin Moore Exclusive Video

    Motley Crue, Justin Moore Exclusive Video | VIDEO

    On July 1st, Rolling Stone Country will premiere the video for "Home Sweet Home," the first single off Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Mötley Crüe, which features artists including Florida Georgia Line, LeAnn Rimes, the...

    June 30, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Rascal Flatts Strip Down for 'Fallon'

    Rascal Flatts Strip Down for 'Fallon' | VIDEO

    When Rascal Flatts visited The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon in May to perform their latest Number One single "Rewind," the country-pop trio also made time to re-create their 2006 cover of "Life Is a Highway." The...

    June 27, 2014 12:15 PM ET
  • Rascal Flatts Open Up About Chart Worries

    Rascal Flatts Open Up About Chart Worries | ARTICLE

    There's something poetic about Rascal Flatts' turn-back-time single "Rewind" returning them to the top of the charts. The song reached Number One on the Mediabase Country Singles chart back in May, the first such milestone for the...

    June 26, 2014 12:27 PM ET
  • Watch Lambert, Underwood's 'Bad' New Video

    Watch Lambert, Underwood's 'Bad' New Video | VIDEO

    In the video for their first-ever duet, "Somethin' Bad," Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood check off seemingly every sexy scenario in the music video playbook. They pose for bad girls mug shots, straddle motorcycles, dress in cat...

    June 26, 2014 8:00 AM ET
  • Miranda Lambert Gives a Woman's Take on 'Bro Country'

    Miranda Lambert Gives a Woman's Take on 'Bro Country' | ARTICLE

    In the past few weeks, artists from Eric Church to Vince Gill have weighed in with Rolling Stone Country on the current "bro country" trend, the much maligned subgenre of country music that...

    June 25, 2014 11:50 AM ET
  • Rosanne Cash to Testify Before Congress

    Rosanne Cash to Testify Before Congress | ARTICLE

    Rosanne Cash is going to Washington. Tomorrow morning, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter — and daughter of Johnny Cash — will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on the matter of music licensing and illegal downloading.

    June 24, 2014 10:05 AM ET
  • Justin Moore's Vocal Battle With Brantley Gilbert

    Justin Moore's Vocal Battle With Brantley Gilbert | ARTICLE

    Justin Moore may have just scored his fifth Number One single with "Lettin' the Night Roll," which reached the top of Billboard's Country Airplay chart this week, but that's not his only chart presence. He joins Brantley...

    June 23, 2014 4:59 PM ET
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