Shania Twain Celebrates Her “Best Friend” at 2016 CMT Artists of the Year

Oct 20, 2016
Shania Twain was the center of attention at the 2016 CMT Artists of the Year celebration, but what got her attention was a powerhouse performance by Kelsea Ballerini, R&B vocalist Jill Scott and pop star Meghan Trainor. The three vocalists sang a medley of three of Twain’s biggest hits — “Still the One,” “Any Man... Read more »

Thomas Rhett, Zara Larsson Shine in CMT Artists of the Year Mashup

Oct 20, 2016
In his first-ever acceptance speech at the CMT Artists of the Year party, Thomas Rhett was quick to thank international pop star Zara Larsson for going out of her way to join him onstage in Nashville. Backed by a band with a hefty, soulful horn section, Rhett and Larsson performed a mashup of his crossover... Read more »

Carrie Underwood Gets Emotional at 2016 CMT Artists of the Year

Oct 20, 2016
Carrie Underwood got visibly emotional after Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian presented her with her CMT Artists of the Year trophy. But Underwood handled the moment with grace. “Aw, man,” she said, smiling at her husband Mike Fisher in the audience. “I don’t know why I’m getting teary-eyed. I think it was seeing... Read more »

Luke Bryan’s Trophy Came With Training Wheels

Oct 20, 2016
“Dude, seriously,” Little Big Town’s Jimi Westbrook told Luke Bryan, “what are you thinking trying to learn how to ride a bike at 40 years old? It doesn’t make a lot of sense.” Bryan’s bike accident during his 2016 Farm Tour made him an easy target for humorous jab at the CMT Artists of the... Read more »

Kelsea Ballerini Celebrates Breakthrough Year With Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood

Oct 20, 2016
When Kelsea Ballerini took the stage to sing her third No. 1 single, “Peter Pan,” at the 2016 CMT Artists of the Year, it was an awards show moment that showed women in music at their best: They genuinely support one another. When Ballerini soared into the chorus, cameras caught Shania Twain and Carrie Underwood... Read more »


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Anti-Trump Column Pulled From Liberty U Student Newspaper

Oct 21, 2016
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. had a student's sports column pulled from the school's newspaper that focused on vulgar comments made by presidential candidate Donald Trump

As Son Was Dying in Hot Car, Georgia Man Sent Teen Sex Texts

Oct 21, 2016
Trial evidence shows that while a Georgia toddler was dying in the back of a hot SUV, his father was swapping sexual text messages with a teenage girl