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CMA Fest 2019: Behind the Scenes at the Big Event
Will you be tuning in on Sunday?
Riley Green Hits Close to Home With Wistful New ‘I Wish Grandpas Never Died’ [LISTEN]
For the rising country star, this track is personal.
Midland’s ‘Cheatin’ Songs’ + 5 New Songs You’ve Got to Hear
What do y'all think?
Keith Urban Is ‘Most Inspired’ By New Music — But the Genre Doesn’t Matter
"Because, well, first of all, it's new -- no one's heard it. And ..."
Luke Bryan Loves the Spontaneous Moments of ‘CMA Fest’ TV Special
"I remember when I watched that moment go down ... I thought, 'This may be the best thing I've ever been a part of on TV ...'"
Story Behind the Song: Suzy Bogguss, ‘Letting Go’
"He came in and played that solo with a 103 temperature, and then we sprayed the room down with Lysol ..."
David Lee Murphy Reveals Which Modern-Day Artist He Thinks Does ’90s Country Best
All the new artists inspired by '90s country do a great job emulating it -- but Murphy admits that one modern-day artist does it especially well.
Shooter Jennings’ Under the Big Sky Fest 2019 Tour Diary: Go Behind the Scenes
Peek into Shooter Jennings' 2019 Under the Big Sky tour diary!
Garth Brooks Wanted to Cover Jo Dee Messina’s Debut Single — But She Was Against It
The singer admits that as a young artist, she was terrified that Brooks might cover her song, "Heads Carolina, Tails California."
Ricky Skaggs, Molly Tuttle + More Among 2019 IBMA Nominees
Congratulations to all the nominees and award recipients!
Keith Urban, Trisha Yearwood and More to Appear at 2019 ACM Honors
Chris Janson, Maddie & Tae and many more are also among the first round of participating artists to be announced.