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Carrie has big news!

Early on Wednesday morning, Carrie Underwood tweeted a video sharing the news about her Cry Pretty 360 tour. But first, the baby.

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Steve Earle – The Background

With around three weeks until Steve Earle rolls his tour bus into Belfast, we take a look at whats inspired him, where he has come from and take a look at his most recent work. If you ever had any doubt about where Steve Earle’s musical roots are planted, his new collection, So You Wannabe an Outlaw, makes it perfectly plain.  “There’s nothing ‘retro’ about this record,” he states, “I’m just acknowledging where I’m coming from.”  So You Wannabe an Outlaw is the first recording he has made in Austin, Texas.  Earle has lived in New York City for the past decade but he acknowledges, “Look, I’m always gonna be a Texan, no matter what I do. And I’m always going to be somebody who learned their craft in Nashville. It’s who I am.”

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Nashville’s Jonathan Jackson reflects on his experiences on the show

Jonathan Jackson, who plays singer-songwriter Avery Barkley on CMT’s Nashville, has been part of the cast for the entirety of the show’s six-season run. As the final season comes to a close, he’s been looking back at the changes — both on- and off-screen — that have shaped the TV drama’s actors.

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Roger Miller Tribute Album ‘King of the Road’ to Feature Eric Church, Kacey Musgraves

Equal parts genius and screwball, Roger Miller was one of the finest songwriters and most colorful characters to ever walk Nashville streets. (Or ride a motor scooter down them: In 1961, Miller, who reportedly had 30 unpaid parking tickets at the time, told The Tennessean that he purchased said scooter to “escape the meter maids.”)

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New Music Video from Philippa Hanna

Following her highly successful first UK headline tour last month, Philippa Hanna has released the video for brand new single ‘The Hero’. The hard hitting, pop-country track delivers a powerful and vital sentiment for a fast-paced ‘have it all’ generation, ‘You don’t to have to have the world all figured out. Everybody needs saving sometimes.’

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CMT Music Award Nominees Announced

This year’s CMT Music Awards show promises to be one of the most genre-bending ceremonies ever! At least eight collaborative videos featuring pop artists, R&B legends, Americana favorites and more making the final nominees list.

Little Big Town are set to host the event live from Nashville on June 6 at 8 p.m. ET. Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Carrie Underwood lead the nominees with an impressive four nominations each.

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CMNI Meets Mo Pitney

As he was getting ready to head over to C2C London, we had the privilage of catching up with the exquisite Mo Pitney. The Illinois native talks to CMNI about his influences, what country music is, his faith, family and his love for Co. Antrim!

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Jenn Bostic to finish UK tour in Belfast this Saturday

Jenn Bostic hits Belfast this Saturday night wrapping up her UK tour. Its the only date on the tour that features after the release date of her latest album release. We take a closer look at the artist, the album and her pending Belfast appearance.

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Podcast 45

On this podcast we catch up with Mo Pitney for the 2nd half of our exclusive interview. Mo talks Family, Faith and Northern Ireland! We also hear from Lady Antebellum on the 10th anniversary of their self titled debut album and we chat briefly about the Nashville concert hitting Belfast next week!

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Swift comes full circle as she appears in “The Round”

Patrons at Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe on Saturday night (March 31) not only got what they paid for, which was an evening of songs and stories with the Grammy-winning hitmaker Craig Wiseman.

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