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CMT All-Time Top 40: Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline has been named No. 16 on the list of CMT All-Time Top 40: Artists Choice, a position she shares with Taylor Swift. A list of the most influential artists in history chosen by country stars themselves, another honoree is revealed each week on CMT Hot 20 Countdown. Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, LeAnn Rimes, [...]

CMT All-Time Top 40: Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift makes the list of CMT All-Time Top 40: Artists Choice at No. 16, a position she shares with Patsy Cline. A list of the most influential artists in history chosen by country stars themselves, another honoree is revealed each week on CMT Hot 20 Countdown. George Strait, Hunter Hayes, Cole Swindell, the Oak [...]

Kenny Chesney Performs Instant Jam in Georgia

Kenny Chesney and his band set up shop Friday night (Aug. 29) in Athens, Georgia, to play a pop-up concert in front of 500 fans at the Georgia Theatre. The event was taped for the first installment of CMT’s new Instant Jam series and will premiere Sept. 27 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. On Friday morning, [...]

Dierks Bentley’s “Drunk on a Plane” in Holding Pattern at No. 1

That persistent buzz you hear is Dierks Bentley’s “Drunk on a Plane” circling at the top of Billboard‘s country airplay chart for its second week. It’s Bentley’s 12th No. 1 single. As reported Wednesday (Aug. 27), Chase Rice’s Ignite the Night debuted as the week’s best-selling country album. Arriving just behind Chase at No. 2 [...]

Country Stars Deserve Labor Day Praise, Too

Labor Day means a lot of things to a lot of people — the end of the white-pants season and the beginning of football season. A three-day weekend, it’s a time for barbecues, picnics and adorable patriotic cherry pies in Mason jars you found on Pinterest. It’s all in order to celebrate hard-working Americans. And [...]

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