Carrie Underwood’s Greatest Hits Package Debuts at No. 1

Dec 20, 2014
If it’s not one Oklahoman, it’s another. This week, Carrie Underwood’s Greatest Hits: Decade #1 debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s country albums chart, thereby dislodging fellow Okie Garth Brooks’ Man Against Machine, which had held that eminence for four consecutive weeks. Meanwhile, Tim McGraw’s “Shotgun Rider” glides to the top of the country airplay... Read more »

Dig Into Lyrics on Genius

Dec 19, 2014
Country music fans, meet Genius. No, it’s not a new band but a novel way to view and interpret song lyrics and other forms of the written word. Created in 2009 as Rap Genius, the website quickly expanded into everything from the collected works of Shakespeare and the speeches of Abraham Lincoln to TV and... Read more »

CMT Announces All Time Top 40: Artist’s Choice Marathon

Dec 19, 2014
CMT Hot 20 Countdown will wrap up its year-long celebration of country music’s greatest influences with a special five-hour marathon on Dec. 27. The CMT All-Time Top 40: Artist’s Choice Marathon will highlight some of the series’ most memorable moments. The journey began earlier this year with a weekly countdown of artist-voted, all-genre recipients including... Read more »

Luke Bryan Shakes It for CMT Hot 20 Countdown

Dec 19, 2014
On this week’s special episode of CMT Hot 20 Countdown, fans can relive all the best moments of 2014, including some never-before-seen and utterly hilarious Luke Bryan outtakes. Or the time Garth Brooks admitted what he expected before taking the stage for his first tour in almost 15 years. “Yeah, I’m gonna get winded. Yeah,... Read more »

Kelly Clarkson Prepares for a Miracle on Broadway

Dec 19, 2014
It pays to have friends in high places. Just ask Kelly Clarkson, who didn’t hesitate to call in more than a few favors for her inaugural Miracle on Broadway benefit concert taking place Saturday night (Dec. 20) in Nashville. “Honestly? With these artists, I just called my friends and was like, ‘Hey, do this for... Read more »


Exclusive: Video Reveals What Happened After Ray Rice Punch

Dec 19, 2014
Turns out there???s even more surveillance video Ray Rice doesn???t want you to see.

Christmas 1914: The Day Even WWI Showed Humanity

Dec 20, 2014
Sounds of a German Christmas carol drifted across the frigid air.

Clever Ways Brick-and-Mortar Stores Fight Online Shopping

Dec 20, 2014
Some brick and mortar stores are doing all they can to offer high-tech in-store shopping and mimic an online shopping experience to draw more customers in.

N. Korea Proposes Joint Probe Over Sony Hacking

Dec 20, 2014
North Korea wants joint investigation with US over Sony hacking to prove it's not involved

US Sending 4 Gitmo Prisoners Back to Afghanistan

Dec 20, 2014
The United States will release four Afghan prisoners from its Guantanamo Bay detention facility, the Department of Defense said today.

Megabus Crashes on I-65 in Southern Indiana

Dec 20, 2014
Megabus traveling to Atlanta crashes on I-65 in southern Indiana, some injuries reported