Reba and Dwight Yoakam Top This Week’s Album Chart

Apr 25, 2015
The unsinkable Reba rockets once again to the top of Billboard’s country albums chart with Love Somebody, landing there on first-week sales of 58,351 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The now mono-monikered star first hit the charts on May 8, 1976, with the yearningly prophetic “I Don’t Want to Be a One Night Stand.” So... Read more »

Luke Bryan on Partying With Blake Shelton

Apr 24, 2015
This weekend on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown, we’re all over the Academy of Country Music Awards in Texas! From the glamorous red carpet to the excitement backstage and everywhere in between, we’ve got the exclusive interviews and hilarious moments you didn’t see on the live broadcast. Miranda Lambert explains why her “chest was... Read more »

Jason Aldean Admits “I Was a Wreck”

Apr 24, 2015
“Oh, wow.” Those were Jason Aldean‘s very first words when he won his very first award from the Academy of Country Music in 2006. Joe Nichols (the previous year’s top new male vocalist) and actress Michelle Stafford announced the award, and I remember being able to almost feel how nervous Aldean was when he got... Read more »

Carrie Underwood on the Voice “Blessed by God”

Apr 24, 2015
In Time magazine’s recent feature on “The 100 Most Influential People,” Carrie Underwood had the chance to sing the praises of another singer — Audra McDonald. Since graduating from the Julliard School in 1993, McDonald has graced the stages of musicals, operas, screen, television and recording studios, winning six Tony awards and two Grammys. She... Read more »

Tim McGraw Says Judge Artists by Their Albums

Apr 24, 2015
You know the old adages: Never judge a book by its cover. Never judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes. As far as Tim McGraw is concerned, don’t judge an artist by a single. Judge them by an album. At least that what he hopes you’ll do. The “Diamond Rings and... Read more »


Death Toll From Nepal Quake Jumps Over 2,100

Apr 26, 2015
The earthquake struck near Kathmandu, Nepal's capital.

Obama Reveals Surprise Guest at Correspondents' Dinner

Apr 26, 2015
And he brought lots of laughs.

Coast Guard: 4 Missing After Sailboats Capsize in Alabama

Apr 26, 2015
Coast Guard searches for 4 people missing in Alabama waters after sailboats capsize in storm

Washington Everest Team Loses Medic as Result of Avalanche

Apr 26, 2015
Group: Medic for Washington-based Everest team dies as result of avalanche after Nepal quake

Official: US Readying Hacking-Related Sanctions

Apr 25, 2015
U.S. government eager to wield new weapon in cyber deterrence.

Autopsy: Indiana University Student Died From Head Injuries

Apr 25, 2015
Autopsy: Indiana University student died from blunt force head injuries; man held in her death