CMT Music News

Watch: Old Dominion Gives CMT a Glimpse of Daily Life ‘On The Road’

Old Dominion faces some tough choices on a daily basis, and country music’s top band brought CMT on the road to share their daily grind. Typically, as shown in the trailer, they have to choose between coffee or golf. Band members are split with their preferences. This particular day, Brad Tursi and Trevor Rosen opt... Read more » ... Continue Reading

CMT Premiere: Laci Kaye Booth Celebrates Female Country Songs in “Shuffle”

Laci Kaye Booth cleverly celebrates country music’s most influential women while she warns her love interest in her new song “Shuffle” and its accompanying music video. “Boy, you’re in trouble,” she sings. “My heart’s on shuffle.” Booth drops famous country lyrics by artists including Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, The Chicks, Shania Twain, Miranda Lambert and... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Popular Songwriter Hugh Prestwood Saved From Homelessness by Viral Fundraising Campaign

Hugh Prestwood is known for writing songs, including Trisha Yearwood’s “The Song Remembers When,” Shenandoah’s “Ghost in This House,” and Randy Travis’ “Hard Rock Bottom of Your Heart.” He’s a Nashville Songwriters’ Hall of Fame member and taught Advanced Songwriting at Manhattan’s New School. By all accounts, his career is a success. He thought he... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Dolly Parton Reveals Baking Line of Cake Mixes and More

Dolly Parton has always told stories about her love of baking, and now she’s sharing that passion with her fans. Parton has teamed with Duncan Hines to launch Dolly’s Southern Favorites in March. The products include a variety of baking mixes and frostings inspired by Parton family recipes, a tea towel, a spatula, recipe cards... Read more » ... Continue Reading

Lauren Alaina Says “I’m. Not. Well.” Ahead of February Opry Induction

Lauren Alaina said she was in shock for weeks after Trisha Yearwood surprised her with an invitation to join The Grand Ole Opry in December. Yearwood will help make Alaina’s membership official during her induction ceremony on Feb. 12. “I wish I could tell this sweet, young girl that stepped in that circle for the... Read more » ... Continue Reading