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  • Taylor Swift Ties Dolly Parton’s Chart Record With New “Love Story” Version
    Taylor Swift’s latest accolade is one that only Dolly Parton has managed to do before her. This week, Swift’s re-recording of “Love Story,” named “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” debuted atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, joining Dolly Parton’s iconic “I Will Always Love You” as the only songs to have... Read more »
  • Black Gospel’s Roots Give Country Music’s Growth Strong Foundation in Faith-Based Values
    Because America is a country founded on Christian values, and two out of every five Americans practice the Protestant faith, the relationship between gospel music and all American-borne musical genres is essential. However, when considering how specifically gospel’s rhythmic, percussive, and spiritually empowering Black tradition impacts country, a musical conversation... Read more »
  • Brad Paisley Once Performed for Toddlers in West Virginia
    “I think I got booed off the stage by, like, five-year-olds.” Brad Paisley’s had a quarter-century-long country music career highlighted by 12 studio albums, 15 headlining tours, and 21 number-one singles. However, as he recently told Kelly Clarkson on the Kelly Clarkson Show, his most daunting live event was being... Read more »
  • Kane Brown Has a Sweet Daddy-Daughter Moment in Hilarious Video Clip
    Most dads will do anything to make their daughters smile—and Kane Brown is no exception. The “Famous Friends” singer’s wife Katelyn recently shared a video of Brown making their 1-year-old daughter Kingsley laugh by throwing an orange ball and pretending to fall down. His daughter responds by laughing hysterically in... Read more »
  • Willie Nelson Is a Frank Sinatra Super Fan
    Willie Nelson is set to pay tribute to the late crooner Frank Sinatra on his upcoming album of Sinatra covers, That’s Life, which releases on Friday (Feb. 26). The project follows Nelson’s previous collection of Sinatra tunes, My Way, which released in 2018. The 10-time Grammy winner recently spoke with... Read more »
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    CMT News

  • Taylor Swift Ties Dolly Parton’s Chart Record With New “Love Story” Version
    Taylor Swift’s latest accolade is one that only Dolly Parton has managed to do before her. This week, Swift’s re-recording of “Love Story,” named “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” debuted atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, joining Dolly Parton’s iconic “I Will Always Love You” as the only songs to have... Read more »
  • Black Gospel’s Roots Give Country Music’s Growth Strong Foundation in Faith-Based Values
    Because America is a country founded on Christian values, and two out of every five Americans practice the Protestant faith, the relationship between gospel music and all American-borne musical genres is essential. However, when considering how specifically gospel’s rhythmic, percussive, and spiritually empowering Black tradition impacts country, a musical conversation... Read more »
  • Brad Paisley Once Performed for Toddlers in West Virginia
    “I think I got booed off the stage by, like, five-year-olds.” Brad Paisley’s had a quarter-century-long country music career highlighted by 12 studio albums, 15 headlining tours, and 21 number-one singles. However, as he recently told Kelly Clarkson on the Kelly Clarkson Show, his most daunting live event was being... Read more »
  • Kane Brown Has a Sweet Daddy-Daughter Moment in Hilarious Video Clip
    Most dads will do anything to make their daughters smile—and Kane Brown is no exception. The “Famous Friends” singer’s wife Katelyn recently shared a video of Brown making their 1-year-old daughter Kingsley laugh by throwing an orange ball and pretending to fall down. His daughter responds by laughing hysterically in... Read more »
  • Willie Nelson Is a Frank Sinatra Super Fan
    Willie Nelson is set to pay tribute to the late crooner Frank Sinatra on his upcoming album of Sinatra covers, That’s Life, which releases on Friday (Feb. 26). The project follows Nelson’s previous collection of Sinatra tunes, My Way, which released in 2018. The 10-time Grammy winner recently spoke with... Read more »