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Story Behind the Song: Thomas Rhett, ‘Remember You Young’
"Whenever I look at my wife, I kind of always see her at 16. When I look at my kids, I always see them at four and two ..."
Story Behind the Song: Jason Aldean, ‘We Back’
"He said, 'Hey, I'm about to send you a song we wrote. I think you're gonna like it.' He sent it, and it was exactly what we needed ..."
Story Behind the Song: Miranda Lambert (Feat. Maren Morris), ‘Way Too Pretty for Prison’
"I said, 'I have a duet about killing somebody. You in?' And she goes, 'Duh.'"
Eric Church Won’t Compromise to Get Hits — That’s Why Fans + Fellow Artists Love Him
Church's songs may not always hit No. 1 -- but they're always something he's proud to represent.
Luke Bryan: Brooks & Dunn Stepped Up When He Needed Support
Before performing "Red Dirt Road" in tribute to Brooks & Dunn's induction into the Hall of Fame, Bryan recalled two special moments.
Thomas Rhett’s Wife, Lauren, Recalls His Early Days in Music at the 2019 CMT Artists of th…
The singer's wife also reminisced about their early days in music before he performed, 'Dream You Never Had.'
Chris Young Thought His Next Album Was Coming Soon, But Then …
The singer says he's adding some recently written new material to the track list for his forthcoming album.
Brett Young Is ‘Really Excited’ to Take the Month Off
The singer weighs in on the importance of work-life balance, and whether he feels pressure to maintain his string of No. 1 singles.
Luke Combs’ ‘What You See Is What You Get’ Features Eric Church, Brooks & Dunn
Combs had one stipulation he had for recording a song with his longtime hero, Church.
Little Big Town Love Making Music as a Band: ‘The Push and Pull Between Us is Where the Ma…
"That makes the creative process even more beautiful," says bandmate Philip Sweet. "I feel so proud of the work we've worked together on, so we're a band, and I think we'll always be a band."
Blake Shelton to Produce New Hallmark Holiday Film Starring Alison Sweeney
Blake is getting into the holiday spirit!
Zac Brown Just Dropped a Surprise Solo Album, and, Well…
Zac Brown's solo album, 'The Controversy,' seeks to break down boundaries, but also confuses listeners in the process.