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Ray Stevens’ Advice to His Younger Self? ‘Brace Yourself’
Stevens may have been a "loose cannon" as a young artist, but that mindset helped him be a pioneer.
George Strait Salutes Police Officers in New Ballad, ‘The Weight of the Badge’ [LISTEN]
'He swore that oath to protect and serve / Puts his heart and soul into both those words...'
Taylor Swift: ‘In Cases of Sexual Assault, I Believe the Victim’
The country-turned-pop superstar explains that her own experience with sexual assault has taught her how challenging it is for victims to speak out.
Clint Black’s Advice for a Successful Marriage Requires a Good Sense of Humor
Why did Roy Rogers' wife, Dale, secretly hope he died before she did? Just ask Clint Black.
Zac Brown Band Extend Message of Hope in ‘Someone I Used to Know’ Video [WATCH]
"It's a sign of strength to ask for help and to face those things that are really hard," Zac Brown explains.
Brantley Gilbert, Lindsay Ell Team for Driving ‘What Happens in a Small Town’ [LISTEN]
What do you get when you combine two rock 'n' rollin', guitar-slingin' country stars? Well ...
Lindsay Ell Heading Into the Studio in December, Has ‘Tons of Ideas’
"I think we're just gonna go into the studio and see what the songs say and where they take us."
Lindsay Ell — and Her Cab Driver! — Will Always Remember Her First Time on Country Radio
"All the chaos we go through as artists ... those moments are what make everything worth it."
Garth Brooks Reflects on Taking the Stage at Notre Dame Stadium: ‘It Felt Cold’
Plus, the country legend reveals what kind of performance is even more intimidating than a show in front of 85,000 fans.
What’s Brett Eldredge Thankful for in 2018? Getting to Headline His Own Tour
"I can be most myself up there. Because I'm gonna goof off, and my fans know I'm gonna do that. I can tell stories, and get emotional ..."
Maren Morris Receives CMT’s Next Women of Country 2018 Impact Award
Plus, CMT unveiled its 2019 Next Women of Country, as well as the 2019 Next Women of Country Tour, headlined by Cassadee Pope.