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(Nashville, TN) -- Country newcomer Sam Hunt will be making some adjustments to his upcoming tour. Tickets for 15 of the 19 dates on his "Lipstick Graffiti" trek sold out within minutes of going on sale. As a result, the singer is looking into moving some shows into larger...
(Undated) -- Kenny Chesney admits his concept for his career took a turn a few years ago. The country star tells "Billboard" that as he was working on his 2010 effort, "Hemingway's Whiskey," he was no longer "OK just to be the guy on the beach." He says he decided to get more...
(Undated) -- Tanya Tucker admits she's saved things "like a pack rat." But the country star tells "Rolling Stone" she's also lost much of the memorabilia she's collected over the years, including a watch and "a beautiful ring" Glen Campbell gave her. But one of the things she...
(Undated) -- Trace Adkins is once again spreading some holiday cheer on "The Christmas Tour." The country star's trek features material from his 2013 seasonal effort, "The King's Gift." And he's feeling better about the trek on his second time around. Following his inaugural run...
Did you know Sam played college football at both Middle Tennessee State and University of Alabama Birmingham where he was the quarterback in 2006 and 2007? CBS Cleveland asked Sam what he learned from playing, what would his "entrance" song be if he was playing now and even who...
AAA Monumental Music Jam star Chris Young says he never knows right away if he's written a potential hit. Young tells CMT.com he needs some distance from the song before he can judge it. He says he'll sleep on it, and "wake up with a fresh mind and listen to it one time." He...
(Nashville, TN) -- The new Tanya Tucker exhibit is opening this weekend. "Tanya Tucker: Strong Enough To Bend" highlights the country star's lengthy career, which officially began when she was 13 with the 1972 hit "Delta Dawn." The Texas-born singer was a seasoned performer by...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kip Moore says it's been great headlining the "CMT On Tour 2014: Up in Smoke" trek. The country star admits he couldn't imagine things going better. The trek also feature opening sets from Charlie Worsham and Sam Hunt. The next stop for Kip and his tourmates...
(Undated) -- Now fans who weren't able to attend Kenny Chesney's summer beachfront concert can catch it on TV. CMT will debut "Kenny Chesney: Live from Flora-Bama" Friday night at 10:00 p.m. Eastern. Kenny staged the special show in August at the Flora-Bama Lounge in Pensacola,...