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CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT revealed its 2019 Next Women of Country class during its sixth annual showcase at Nashville’s City Winery on Nov. 13. Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild introduced the 2019 class, which included Anna Vaus, Emily Hackett, Ingrid Andress, Lainey Wilson, Lauren Duski, Leah Turner, Rachel Wammack (pictured), Stephanie Quayle and Tenille Townes. CMT also announced…MORE

2017 Podcasts: Best of CMT Next Women of Country Alum with Lindsay Ell, Carly Pearce, Kelleigh Bannen, Maggie Rose & Danielle Bradbery

2017 Podcasts: Best of CMT Next Women of Country Alum with Lindsay Ell, Carly Pearce, Kelleigh Bannen, Maggie Rose & Danielle Bradbery

NCD hosted more than 80 podcasts in 2017, including featuring a number of alum from CMT’s Next Women of Country franchise—a campaign to bring awareness to inspiring female vocalists in country music. In addition to sharing their unique perspectives, many of the singer/songwriters talked about releasing new music, spreading their brand of country music, overcoming…MORE

Jillian Jacqueline Has Plenty of “Reasons” to Be Excited About Her Upcoming Single [Watch]

Jillian Jacqueline Has Plenty of “Reasons” to Be Excited About Her Upcoming Single [Watch]

As singer/songwriter Jillian Jacqueline gears up for her debut project for Big Loud Records—which is currently in production—the 2016 CMT Next Women of Country alum has been busy this summer opening concerts for Dwight Yoakam and Billy Currington. She also has been busy releasing new songs, including “Reasons,” “Hate Me” and “Bleachers.” It turns out…MORE

Nashville Native Kelleigh Bannen Talks About Her Fine Irish Name, Hosting Her Own Podcast, New Song/Video, “Church Clothes,” & More

Nashville Native Kelleigh Bannen Talks About Her Fine Irish Name, Hosting Her Own Podcast, New Song/Video, “Church Clothes,” & More

Jim Casey talks with Kelleigh Bannen about her Irish name, her podcast series, This Nashville Life, what it means to be a member of CMT’s Next Women of Country class, her new single, “Church Clothes,” working on new music and more. Show Participants Kelleigh Bannen Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Kelleigh Bannen’s website Listen…MORE

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CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

Nashville’s 2020 CMA Fest on June 4–7 has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled. The Country Music Association issued the following statement on March 31: After careful deliberation, and in following the latest guidance from national, state and local authorities, we are sad to announce that CMA Fest will not take place in 2020.…

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

In the wake of the tornadoes that ripped though Tennessee on March 3—killing at least 22 people and damaging hundreds of structures—many folks are wondering how to help. Money To donate money, visit the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund, which was created by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to support those affected by the…