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The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

An accomplished guitarist, Glen Campbell was a highly sought-after session player who performed on recordings by the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and Merle Haggard before becoming a successful solo artist known for his uncanny ability to pick great songs. Below are the stories behind five of Glen’s most popular songs: “Gentle On My Mind,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “Rhinestone…MORE

Thomas Rhett and Wife Welcome Adopted Child Home

Thomas Rhett and Wife Welcome Adopted Child Home

It’s going to be a busy summer in Thomas Rhett’s household as TR and wife Lauren welcomed their adopted daughter home from Uganda, Africa. TR and Lauren shared the news on social media Friday (5/12), revealing that the little girl’s name is Willa Gray Atkins. The exciting news comes as the expectant couple awaits Willa Gray’s…MORE

Check Out Our Cinco de Mayo Playlist Featuring Some of Our Favorite Odes to Mexico

Check Out Our Cinco de Mayo Playlist Featuring Some of Our Favorite Odes to Mexico

Let the festivities begin on May 5—it’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, a holiday to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory over the French in 1862. In addition to partaking in traditional Mexican food and libations, enjoy the holiday with our Texas Country/Red Dirt playlist that features cinco of our favorite odes to Mexico. “Somewhere…MORE

2017 ACM Awards: Nominees & Winners

2017 ACM Awards: Nominees & Winners

The 52nd ACM Awards, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, will broadcast live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 8-11 p.m. ET on the CBS Television Network. Below is a list of the awards and nominees. We will be updating the post as the winners are announced. Stay tuned! Entertainer of the…MORE

Heard It in a Love Song: 14 Songs for Your Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day Playlist

Heard It in a Love Song: 14 Songs for Your Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day Playlist

We love country love songs as much as we love country party anthems. But on Valentine’s Day, we love them even more. Set the mood for a romantic February 14 with 14 songs that sing to the heart. We’ve made this playlist available on your favorite music services! YouTube – Spotify – Apple Music 1. “You’re Something Special to…MORE

The 10 Most Controversial Songs in Country Music History

The 10 Most Controversial Songs in Country Music History

Controversy can be a double-edged sword in country music. On the one hand, some spirited conversation about a song or album can elevate an artist’s profile, particularly in our present on-demand world. On the other, there’s a real risk of being banished from radio. Here are 10 of country music’s most controversial tunes, in order…MORE

2016 CMA Awards Nominees & Winners

2016 CMA Awards Nominees & Winners

Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, The 50th annual CMA Awards airs live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m CT on ABC. Check out the full list of nominees below and winners as they are announced. 2016 CMA Award Nominees Musical Event of the Year WINNER: “Different for Girls” –…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Song of the Year Award

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Song of the Year Award

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA New Artist of the Year Award

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA New Artist of the Year Award

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Award

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Award

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Vocal Group of the Year Award

Vote Now: Who Should Win the CMA Vocal Group of the Year Award

In the lead-up to the CMA Awards on Nov. 2, Nash Country Daily will be conducting its own election to let you—the readers—decide who should win each of the 12 categories at this year’s show. We’re taking politics out of the equation and letting the popular vote speak for itself. The good news is there…MORE

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Zac Bown Band will team with Shawn Mendes for an episode of CMT Crossroads that airs at 9 p.m. CT on Oct. 24.