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Country Music, A Film By Ken Burns Premieres THIS Sunday!

CMA is proud to support the upcoming premiere of “Country Music, A Film By Ken Burns” which explores the history of country music through never-before-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with 80+ artists. This series premieres on PBS this Sunday at 8|7c. Ken was joined by Vince Gill in an interview on […]

Hayden Haddock
Artists / CMTT Exclusives / New & Noteworthy

New and Noteworthy: Hayden Haddock

Rising Red Dirt singer-songwriter Hayden Haddock is quickly becoming an artist you need to know. With more than 100 tour dates per year across Texas and surrounding states, Haddock’s lead-off radio single, “She Don’t Know It Yet” from his debut album First Rodeo, quickly climbed the Texas charts with his follow-up track, “Everywhere I Need To […]

Josh Phillips
Artist Interviews / Artists / CMTT Exclusives / New & Noteworthy

New and Noteworthy: Josh Phillips

Born and raised in Lee County, North Carolina – an area where brick manufacturing, cotton, and tobacco reign supreme – Josh Phillips captures the nostalgia of small-town life, showcasing “unapologetically honest” (Whiskey Riff) lyrics throughout his music. Josh began introducing himself to Country music fans playing clubs in his Tar […]

Marty Stuart

Marty Stuart To Perform At Special Screening Of Ken Burns’s ‘Country Music’ Documentary

On Thursday, March 28th, Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives and Connie Smith will perform at Philadelphia, Mississippi’s Ellis Theatre, the future site of The Marty Stuart Congress of Country Music, ahead of a special screening of Ken Burns’s upcoming 16-hour documentary series, “Country Music.” Following the screening, there will […]

Mitchell Tenpenny
Mitchell Tenpenny

Mitchell Tenpenny Achieves Country’s Biggest New Artist Debut of 2018

Breakthrough singer/songwriter Mitchell Tenpenny achieves country’s biggest new artist debut of 2018 this week. On Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, Tenpenny makes his first album entry by amassing 20,000 units of his Telling All My Secrets (Riser House/Columbia Nashville), the best first-week showing for a major label country debut album this year.    This week’s […]

Rascal Flatts
Artists / Rascal Flatts

The Best Subjects For Country Music

It can be pretty easy to lump musical genres into certain categories of lyrical focus. We might say the majority of rock music is about nostalgia and romance, that hip-hop largely concerns artists’ celebrations of themselves and degradation of rivals, that R&B is about love and loss, or that singer-songwriters […]

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