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Nashville Trivia: Season 5, Episode 15: A Change Would Do You Good

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 6:42 pm EDT

Let’s play Nashville trivia! Don’t miss new episodes of Nashville Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT on CMT. Get all of the latest Nashville news, videos and behind-the-scenes action on the Nashville Facebook page, Twitter and Instagram and join the conversation using #NashvilleCMT.

 

Toby Keith’s Favorite Marijuana Strain

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 6:30 pm EDT

Ever heard of Red Hair Sinsemilla? It’s a strain of marijuana from California that Toby Keith claims is his all-time favorite in his new song “Wacky Tobaccy.” Co-written with his longtime collaborator Scotty Emerick, the song celebrates 4-20-friendly people and the pot they love. Keith shot the official video on his bus in April before... Read more »

 

Miranda Lambert Gives Ashley McBryde a Boost

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 5:48 pm EDT

Miranda Lambert has more than 6 million followers on Twitter. So when she posts a video, you can be sure a lot of people will watch it. That must’ve been the case Saturday (June 24) when Lambert caught McBryde’s opening set when they shared the bill at LakeShake, Chicago’s country music festival. Shortly after McBryde... Read more »

 

Country Stars Inspired by ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp in Nashville

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 4:03 pm EDT

Remember summer camp, when you’d sit around a bonfire and sing “Do Your Ears Hang Low?” and “The Green Grass Grew All Around”? Well, this new one is not your run-of-the-mill summer camp song. Dierks Bentley recently spent some time with the campers at the ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp, and together with songwriter Ross... Read more »

 

Shelly Fairchild Hits “Mississippi Turnpike” for Some Soul-Searching

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 11:24 am EDT

Sometimes to find yourself, you have to go home again. For Shelly Fairchild, the message of “Mississippi Turnpike” struck a chord. She was at a similar place in life when the song about reconnecting with roots landed in her lap. “When I first heard it, I had just gone through a tough time in my... Read more »

 

Last Weekend’s Greatest Hits

Monday, June 26, 2017 -- 10:15 am EDT

Just when you think the life of a country star is a charmed one, you find out that sometimes, even the super famous can get into some super tough spots. Lady Antebellum worked up a sweat, Dierks Bentley got stuck in a jam, Maren Morris had a break down, Brett Eldredge couldn’t get enough rollercoaster,... Read more »

 

Nashville: The Big Moments From Season 5 Episode 15

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -- 12:06 pm EDT

The new episode of Nashville, titled “A Change Would Do You Good,” stuck to its name and brought some big changes for several of our friends. Let’s check out the big moments: Don’t miss new episodes of Nashville Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT on CMT. Get all of the latest Nashville news, videos and behind-the-scenes action... Read more »

 

Dierks Bentley Celebrates a Hit With Co-Writers of “Black”

Friday, June 23, 2017 -- 7:08 pm EDT

The voice memo Dierks Bentley sent Ashley Gorley and Ross Copperman at 6:30 a.m. with the original chorus idea for “Black” is still saved on Gorley’s phone. But there wasn’t enough time to bust it out at Thursday’s (June 22) party celebrating the song’s success. Plaque presentations for and speeches by the three hitmakers lasted... Read more »

 

Kenny Chesney Calls on College Students to Direct New “All the Pretty Girls” Video

Friday, June 23, 2017 -- 1:41 pm EDT

Kenny Chesney is calling on students from Nashville’s Belmont University and Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro to create the new video for Cosmic Hallelujah‘s next single “All the Pretty Girls.” The student director who submits the winning entry will receive a $5,000 scholarship that will be allocated to their tuition and a world video... Read more »

 

Carrie Underwood Will Get Terrazzo and Brass Treatment

Friday, June 23, 2017 -- 12:36 pm EDT

The Hollywood Walk of Fame that runs up and down Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street will soon be home to another country star’s star. Carrie Underwood is one of the latest honorees who will grace the sidewalk in 2018. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced the class of 2018 on Thursday (June 22). Underwood’s star,... Read more »