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New Report Blasts TV Show “Nashville” for Costing Taxpayers More Than $45 Million

New Report Blasts TV Show “Nashville” for Costing Taxpayers More Than $45 Million

As the sixth and final season of Nashville comes to a close on July 26, research organization the Beacon Center has released a report on the “ineffectiveness of film incentives in Tennessee,” citing that Nashville cost Tennessee taxpayers more than $45 million. According to its profile, “The Beacon Center is an independent, nonprofit, and nonpartisan…MORE

Lee Brice to Host 3 Benefit Shows to Support Charities Close to His Heart

Lee Brice to Host 3 Benefit Shows to Support Charities Close to His Heart

Lee Brice is hosting three upcoming Monday-night concerts at Nashville music venue Analog that will benefit several charities. On July 16, Lee and his musical friends—Jake Owen, Dallas Davidson, Rob Hatch, Tyler Farr and emcee Chuck Wicks—will perform to benefit Folds of Honor, and organization that provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s…MORE

Watch Tim McGraw Announce That Nashville Will Host the 2019 NFL Draft

Watch Tim McGraw Announce That Nashville Will Host the 2019 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is coming to Nashville in April 2019. NFL owners approved Nashville as the host city, besting bids from Las Vegas, Cleveland, Kansas City and Denver. The three-day event on April 25–27 will mean a multi-million-dollar boon for Music City, as the Draft draws around 20,000 tourists and is watched by more than…MORE

Red Carpet Photo Gallery of “Nashville” Cast’s Farewell Concert at the Opry, Including Charles Esten, Chris Carmack, Clare Bowen & More

Red Carpet Photo Gallery of “Nashville” Cast’s Farewell Concert at the Opry, Including Charles Esten, Chris Carmack, Clare Bowen & More

Stars of CMT’s Nashville celebrated their final season with a farewell concert in their show’s namesake city on March 25 at the Grand Ole Opry House. Nashville in Concert: Final Season Celebration featured cast members Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio, Lennon Stella, Maisy Stella, Rainee Blake, Kaitlin Doubleday, Jake Etheridge…MORE

Watch the Teaser for the Final Season of CMT’s “Nashville”

Watch the Teaser for the Final Season of CMT’s “Nashville”

CMT’s Nashville will be coming to an end in 2018. Season 6, which will debut on Jan. 4 and feature 16 episodes, will be the show’s final season. Since launching on ABC in May 2013, Nashville has produced 108 shows over five seasons and featured memorable characters such as Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton), Juliette Barnes…MORE

Exclusive Photo Gallery: Go Inside Nashville’s Johnny Cash Museum

Exclusive Photo Gallery: Go Inside Nashville’s Johnny Cash Museum

The Johnny Cash Museum in downtown Nashville got a tip of the cowboy hat from TripAdvisor, as it was recently named a 2017 Top 25 Trending U.S. Attractions for Summer. Joining national attractions such as Mount Rushmore, Fenway Park and the Grand Canyon on TripAdvisor’s list, the Johnny Cash Museum, which opened in 2013, has…MORE

Country Radio Hall of Fame’s Blair Garner Puts Nashville Home on the Market for $1.4 Million [Exclusive Photo Gallery]

Country Radio Hall of Fame’s Blair Garner Puts Nashville Home on the Market for $1.4 Million [Exclusive Photo Gallery]

Country Radio Hall of Fame inductee Blair Garner, host of the nationally syndicated Blair Garner Show, has put his Nashville home on the market for $1,459,000. The 5-bedroom, 4.5-bath, French Farmhouse Manor-style home sits on 1.73 acres in Nashville’s Forest Hills area. The 5,906-square-foot home, which was built in 2007, features a gourmet kitchen, breakfast…MORE

Songwriter Dallas Davidson Buys Nashville Home for $2.5 Million [Photo Gallery]

Songwriter Dallas Davidson Buys Nashville Home for $2.5 Million [Photo Gallery]

It pays to write the hits. Songwriter Dallas Davidson, who has penned 24 No. 1 hits—including Blake Shelton’s “Boys ’Round Here” and Luke Bryan’s “Play It Again”—recently purchased a $2.5 million home in Nashville. The 7,379-square-foot home, which was built in 1929, sits on .86 acres on Belle Meade Boulevard and features four bedrooms, seven…MORE

Drama Alert

Drama Alert

The second half of Season 5 of Nashville returns to CMT tonight (June 1) with the first of 11 new episodes. Tune in to CMT at 8 p.m. CT.MORE

Watch the New Teaser for the Upcoming 11-Epsiode Run of CMT’s “Nashville”

Watch the New Teaser for the Upcoming 11-Epsiode Run of CMT’s “Nashville”

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love the CMT drama Nashville, and those who wish an asteroid would hit Music City and send the cast of characters to dinosaur heaven. If you’re the former, we’ve got good news for you. The second half of Season 5—consisting of 11 episodes—will begin…MORE

Rayna James and Deacon Claybourne of “Nashville” Immortalized in Wax at Madame Tussauds

Rayna James and Deacon Claybourne of “Nashville” Immortalized in Wax at Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds could not open a Nashville attraction without including the wax figures of CMT Nashville‘s most dramatic romantic lovebirds, Rayna James and Deacon Claybourne. The TV couple, played by Connie Britton and Chip Esten, made their way to the attraction as Madame Tussaud’s opened their doors Friday (April 14). The two figures are seated…MORE

Set Your DVRs: “Nashville” Returns With Midseason Premiere on June 1

Set Your DVRs: “Nashville” Returns With Midseason Premiere on June 1

Calling all #Nashies. CMT has announced that it’s highest rated drama, Nashville, is returning to your television sets for the midseason premiere on June 1—picking up 10 weeks after events unfolded in the midseason finale. If you still need more of a Nashville fix and haven’t gotten enough of your favorite Nashvillians, the one hour drama will also be…MORE

Meet Darius Rucker’s Wax Doppelganger

Meet Darius Rucker’s Wax Doppelganger

Following in the waxy footprints of Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Reba McEntire and more, Darius Rucker’s wax likeness will be featured at the new Madame Tussauds Nashville, which is schedule to open on April 14. Darius’ figure features a sculpted 3-D head that allows for a video captured during his “sitting” to be projected directly…MORE

“Nashville” Enlists Rachel Bilson and Kaitlin Doubleday For Upcoming Season

“Nashville” Enlists Rachel Bilson and Kaitlin Doubleday For Upcoming Season

Just as we were trying to get over the demise of Rayna James, played by Connie Britton, CMT’s drama Nashville announces that actresses Rachel Bilson and Kaitlin Doubleday will be added to the weekly soap opera. “We welcome Rachel and Kaitlin into our incredibly talented ensemble,” said Marshall Herskovitz, executive producer and showrunner. “We fondly…MORE

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New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.