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The Winners: 2020 CMT Music Awards

The Winners: 2020 CMT Music Awards

We’ll be posting all of the winners from the 2020 CMT Music Awards as they are announced. The show begins on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. CT on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop or TV Land. Duo Video of the Year Best video by a duo; awarded to the artists Brothers Osborne –…MORE

Watch Miranda Lambert’s New Video for “Settling Down” Starring Her Husband

Watch Miranda Lambert’s New Video for “Settling Down” Starring Her Husband

Miranda Lambert released a new video for her current single, “Settling Down,” on Oct. 21. The new clip features her husband, Brendan McLoughlin, as her love interest. Penned by Miranda, Luke Dick and Natalie Hemby, “Settling Down” is featured on Miranda’s 2019 album, Wildcard. The mid-tempo tune is currently No. 40 on the Billboard Country…MORE

Luke Combs Readies 23-Song Deluxe Album for Oct. 23

Luke Combs Readies 23-Song Deluxe Album for Oct. 23

Luke Combs will release his new deluxe album, What You See Ain’t Always What You Get, on Oct. 23. The new album will feature all 18 songs from the digital version of Luke’s 2019 sophomore album, What You See Is What You Get, as well as five brand-new tracks: “Cold as You,” “The Other Guy,”…MORE

Gwen Stefani Gives Her Hits a Country Makeover With the Help of Jimmy Fallon [Watch]

Gwen Stefani Gives Her Hits a Country Makeover With the Help of Jimmy Fallon [Watch]

Gwen Stefani was a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Oct. 19. The tandem decided to have a little fun by creating an infomercial for Gwen’s “new” album, Gwen’s Gone Country. Fallon’s Buck Pinto hosted the infomercial as Gwen, who was decked out in her finest cowgirl garb, performed her hits with…MORE

David Nail & Wife Catherine Welcome Baby Girl

David Nail & Wife Catherine Welcome Baby Girl

David Nail and wife Catherine welcomed their third child—a baby girl named Ellie Britton Nail—on Oct. 19. David shared the news via Instagram, saying, in part: “Words do no justice. Just completely in awe of my new baby girl. Ellie Britton Nail, you are already so loved. God is great. I’m so proud of Cat.…MORE

Bronze Statue of Loretta Lynn Unveiled at Ryman Auditorium

Bronze Statue of Loretta Lynn Unveiled at Ryman Auditorium

A bronze statue of Loretta Lynn was unveiled outside Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Oct. 20. Loretta’s statue joins two others—Bill Monroe and Little Jimmy Dickens—as part on the Ryman’s Icon Walk, which recognizes legends who have paved the way for Nashville performers. The statues of Bill Monroe and Little Jimmy Dickens were added in 2017…MORE

Jennifer Nettles to Receive Inaugural “CMT Equal Play Award”

Jennifer Nettles to Receive Inaugural “CMT Equal Play Award”

Jennifer Nettles will receive the inaugural CMT Equal Play Award during the CMT Awards on Oct. 21. Jennifer will be recognized during the telecast for her ongoing advocacy for women and diverse voices in the music industry. CMT launched its Equal Play initiative in 2019 in response to the lack of female representation in country…MORE

PERSONALITIES

Dave Daniels

Dave Daniels

The 2018 Academy of Country Music Small Market Personality! It’s a great honor to be recognized for the work we do on air and around our community. We have only been here a short time in Ventura County, taking up residence in Camarillo. My wife and I are starting to find our favorite places to…

Dakota

Dakota

Well, hello there! I’m so excited to hang out with you Monday through Friday from 10am to 3pm. My life is busy as I balance two jobs with getting a master’s degree in Journalism but being busy keeps me out of trouble. I’ve been lucky enough to work as a radio DJ in Bakersfield, Los…

Chad Taylor

Chad Taylor

Get the most out of your ride home from work with Chad Taylor!

Nights With Elaina

Nights With Elaina

California native, Elaina D. Smith has become one of the strongest female presences on Country Radio. While working at Entertainment Tonight and The Insider in L.A., Elaina found her true passion when she got an opportunity to work with the wildly popular Dave, Shelly and Chainsaw morning show. Elaina caught the radio “bug” and never…

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