2014 CMA Awards Nominees

The 48th Annual CMA Awards will be hosted by Brad Paisley and (soon-to-be mama) Carrie Underwood and will air live on November 5th at 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC. To no one’s surprise, Miranda Lambert is leading the way with nine nominations. She tied her own record for most female nominations and is just one shy … Read more

Garth Brooks: People Loving People

Garth Brooks is back! His first new single since 2001, “People Loving People,” hits the airwaves this week and it’s filled with classic Garth Brooks undertones— a message, a catchy hook a promise. If you’re a fan of “We Shall Be Free,” this tune will resonate with you, as well. “People Loving People” doesn’t submit … Read more

9 Foods The Rest Of The World Thinks Southerners Are Crazy For Eating

Barbeque. Fried chicken. Sweet potato pie. Jambalaya. Some southern dishes have caught on outside the South. Their roots may be traced here, but today these dishes are eaten and loved all over the world. And then, you have “the others.” Some Southern dishes are Southern through and through. And, to the rest of the world, … Read more

Album Review: Chase Rice’s ‘Ignite The Night’ Mixes Emotion & Groovy Beats

It’s hard to pinpoint the definition of ‘country’ these days. The lines between Top 40 radio and terrestrial country blurred quite a few years ago. So, when you sit down and listen to Chase Rice’s debut LP Ignite The Night, you can witness what the future of the format could very well entail. As is … Read more

Hunter Hayes at The Opry

Though Hunter Hayes isn’t all that likely to ever actually get a tattoo, he took his hit song and super-fun stage presence to The Opry. He rocked the crowd with a non-acoustic performance, which is pretty typical for other artists’ visits to the hallowed stage. Hayes debuted “Tattoo” in June at the CMT Music Awards and … Read more