“CMT Artists of the Year” celebrates Chris Stapleton, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Mickey Guyton and Randy Travis as 2021 honorees before exclusive invitation-only crowd “Country Music is Everyone’s Music” – Mickey Guyton, Breakout Artist of the Year CMT recognized the year’s biggest acts in a heartfelt and unforgettable ceremony returned LIVE from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center for the first time since 2019. The artists honored as this year’s 2021 “CMT Artists of the Year” were Chris Stapleton, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Combs, alongside “Breakout Artist of the Year” Mickey Guyton and“Artist of a Lifetime” Randy Travis. This illustrious list of artists have cumulatively produced some 200 career top 10 singles, won 130 awards and have been streamed over 25 billion times.
CMT today revealed its all-star lineup of performers for the 2021 “CMT Artists of the Year” special, airing LIVE from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 13th at 9p/8c on CMT. The celebration promises to be an unforgettable night, with a stacked lineup of solo performances from 2021 honorees Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown and Luke Combs plus four can’t-miss world premieres. This year’s “Breakout Artist of the Year” Mickey Guyton will take the stage alongside fellow GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Yola; Boyz II Men will team up with Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix for a never-before-seen collaboration to honor Chris Stapleton; Kelsea Ballerini will welcome her fellow tourmates Jonas Brothers for a special remote performance straight from their “The Remember This Tour”; and Walker Hayes will make his CMT “Artists of the Year” debut with the first-ever award show performance of his smash hit “Fancy Like.”
Alan Jackson revealed in an interview on NBC’s “TODAY” show this morning that he is battling a degenerative nerve condition known as Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease. The hereditary condition, which he was diagnosed with a decade ago but kept private, affects his ability to walk and keep his balance. JACKSON, who is 62, said his grandmother, father and oldest sister also had the condition, which damages limb muscles.
After postponing an initial two dates on her “This Town Talks Tour” as a result of a horseback riding accident in MONTANA last week, WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE artist ASHLEY McBRYDE has now shared both the details of the accident and the severity of her resulting concussion, while canceling two more shows over the weekend. Continue reading Ashley McBryde Shares Details Of Head Injury Sustained In Horseback Riding Accident; Cancels More Shows
2021 “CMT Artists of the Year” to honor Chris Stapleton, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Combs LIVE from Nashville on Wednesday, October 13th at 9p/8c Continue reading 2021 “CMT Artists of the Year” to honor Chris Stapleton, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini and Luke Combs LIVE from Nashville on Wednesday, October 13th at 9p/8c
Mark Chesnutt Recovers From COVID-19 And Back Surgery; Will Return To The Road In October Continue reading Mark Chesnutt Recovers From COVID-19 And Back Surgery; Will Return To The Road In October
accounts from six fast-rising artists who are making waves on social media and in country music. Featuring one artist per weekly episode, “Viral to Verified” kicks off with Lily Rose, followed by Ashley Cooke, CB30, Alexandra Kay, BRELAND and Priscilla Block, all premiering on CMT’s socials, including Instagram and TikTok, the very platforms that ignited these artists’ most recent successes. Continue reading Viral to Verified – A New Series From CMT
The severe flooding in four Middle TENNESSEE counties over the weekend claimed at least 21 lives, including WAYNE SPEARS, the longtime foreman of LORETTA LYNN’S DUDE RANCH in HURRICANE MILLS, who did not survive being swept away in the flood waters on SATURDAY (8/21). More than 20 people are still missing.