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CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT revealed its 2019 Next Women of Country class during its sixth annual showcase at Nashville’s City Winery on Nov. 13. Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild introduced the 2019 class, which included Anna Vaus, Emily Hackett, Ingrid Andress, Lainey Wilson, Lauren Duski, Leah Turner, Rachel Wammack (pictured), Stephanie Quayle and Tenille Townes. CMT also announced…MORE

2017 Podcasts: Best of CMT Next Women of Country Alum with Lindsay Ell, Carly Pearce, Kelleigh Bannen, Maggie Rose & Danielle Bradbery

2017 Podcasts: Best of CMT Next Women of Country Alum with Lindsay Ell, Carly Pearce, Kelleigh Bannen, Maggie Rose & Danielle Bradbery

NCD hosted more than 80 podcasts in 2017, including featuring a number of alum from CMT’s Next Women of Country franchise—a campaign to bring awareness to inspiring female vocalists in country music. In addition to sharing their unique perspectives, many of the singer/songwriters talked about releasing new music, spreading their brand of country music, overcoming…MORE

Jillian Jacqueline Has Plenty of “Reasons” to Be Excited About Her Upcoming Single [Watch]

Jillian Jacqueline Has Plenty of “Reasons” to Be Excited About Her Upcoming Single [Watch]

As singer/songwriter Jillian Jacqueline gears up for her debut project for Big Loud Records—which is currently in production—the 2016 CMT Next Women of Country alum has been busy this summer opening concerts for Dwight Yoakam and Billy Currington. She also has been busy releasing new songs, including “Reasons,” “Hate Me” and “Bleachers.” It turns out…MORE

Nashville Native Kelleigh Bannen Talks About Her Fine Irish Name, Hosting Her Own Podcast, New Song/Video, “Church Clothes,” & More

Nashville Native Kelleigh Bannen Talks About Her Fine Irish Name, Hosting Her Own Podcast, New Song/Video, “Church Clothes,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Kelleigh Bannen about her Irish name, her podcast series, This Nashville Life, what it means to be a member of CMT’s Next Women of Country class, her new single, “Church Clothes,” working on new music and more. Show Participants Kelleigh Bannen Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Kelleigh Bannen’s website Listen…MORE

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Lauren Alaina Reveals Engagement To Cam Arnold At Grand Ole Opry

Lauren Alaina Reveals Engagement To Cam Arnold At Grand Ole Opry

Country singer and Grand Ole Opry member Lauren Alaina recently revealed her engagement to Cameron Arnold. “BRIDE be dang’d, y’all,” Alaina, wrote on Instagram on Sunday. “My best friend, @arnold.cam, asked me to marry him, and I announced it at my favorite place in the world, @opry.” Alaina introduced her fiancé during her Saturday night,…

Kenny Chesney Announces 21-Date “I Go Back 2023 Tour”

Kenny Chesney Announces 21-Date “I Go Back 2023 Tour”

Country superstar Kenny Chesney has announced a 21-date “I Go Back 2023 Tour.” The 8-time Entertainer of the Year is set to kick off the tour at State College, Pennsylvania’s Bryce Jordan Center on March 25. In the middle of the tour, Chesney is scheduled to headline the Hy-Vee Indy Race in Des Moines, Iowa,…

Taylor Swift’s ‘Anti-Hero’ Earns Fourth Week Atop Billboard Hot 100

Taylor Swift’s ‘Anti-Hero’ Earns Fourth Week Atop Billboard Hot 100

Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” has topped the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart for the fourth consecutive week. “Anti-Hero” tallied 27.3 million streams, 58.6 million radio airplay audience impressions, and 29,000 sold In the November 11-17 tracking week, according to Luminate. The lead single from Swift’s tenth studio album, Midnights, was released via Republic Records on October…

Dierks Bentley Teams Up With Billy Strings On ‘High Note’

Dierks Bentley Teams Up With Billy Strings On ‘High Note’

Dierks Bentley and Billy Strings have teamed up on “High Note,” a song from Bentley’s upcoming tenth album, due out next year. “I’ll be holed up in the basement with two very special guests/A big ol’ stack of Flatt & Scruggs and a bag of Willie’s best,” Bentley sings. In the chorus, Strings adds high…

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