Mel Tillis Dies at Age 85

Nov 19, 2017
Country Music Hall of Fame member Mel Tillis died on Sunday (Nov. 19) at the Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida. He was 85. The suspected cause of death is respiratory failure, according to his publicist, Don Murry Grubbs. Despite his many distinctions as a performer, songwriter, actor and music publisher, Tillis was most... Read more »

Hear Kelleigh Bannen’s Soulful “O Holy Night” and “Deck the Halls”

Nov 17, 2017
On Thursday (Nov. 16), Kelleigh Bannen, one of CMT’s Next Women of Country, showed she is one of country music’s greatest storytellers to emerge from Nashville within the last decade. And she did it in less than a minute. To plug her new soulful versions of “O Holy Night” and “Deck the Halls,” Bannen parodied... Read more »

The Inspiration Behind Taylor Swift’s “New Year’s Day”

Nov 16, 2017
Last week, she won the CMA song of the year as the sole writer behind Little Big Town’s No. 1 hit “Better Man.” But “New Year’s Day” marks Taylor Swift‘s official return to country radio. Her label Big Machine Records sent the song to country radio programmers nationwide on Wednesday night (Nov. 15). Co-written with... Read more »

Eddie Montgomery Will Continue Montgomery Gentry

Nov 16, 2017
In music, artists are on a constant search to find their forever creative partners. Mick Jagger has Keith Richards. Jimmy Page has Robert Plant. Paul McCartney had John Lennon. In country music, Montgomery Gentry‘s Eddie Montgomery had Troy Gentry. In a new interview with People, Montgomery said he lost a piece of his soul when... Read more »

With Blake Shelton, Christmas Is Always Merry

Nov 16, 2017
One Christmas in Oklahoma, then another Christmas in California. That definitely sounds like twice as much fun, if you love the holidays as much as Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani do. Stefani told Extra that that’s their plan for this Christmas season so that they don’t have to be apart when it matters most. “We... Read more »


Trump sexual misconduct allegations 'remain very disturbing': Republican senator

Nov 19, 2017
Sen. Susan Collins also said she hopes Alabama doesn't elect Roy Moore.

Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

Nov 19, 2017
Staunch supporters of Alabama Republican Roy Moore say they will back him for U.S. Senate despite controversy

Trump aide won’t directly say if the president still backs Roy Moore

Nov 19, 2017
Trump "thinks it's best for the people of Alabama" to decide on Moore, aide said

Zimbabwe party: President Mugabe must resign or face impeachment

Nov 19, 2017
Zimbabwe ruling party: Mugabe must resign as president by noon Monday or impeachment to start

Vehicle found in hunt for gunman in traffic stop killing of Pennsylvania cop

Nov 19, 2017
A reward to help find the gunman who killed a Pennsylvania police officer increased to $40,000 on Saturday as an intense manhunt continued.

Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads that may contain glass, plastic fragments

Nov 19, 2017
Trader Joe's says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside