Dierks Bentley and OneRepublic meet at the CROSSROADS

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Two Grammy-nominated artists took the CMT CROSSROADS stage in Nashville, Tenn., for an unforgettable night of musical convergence. Popular band OneRepublic teamed up with country star Dierks Bentley to put a creative spin on each other’s hit singles, with Bentley and OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder sharing vocals.

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CMT’s Lucia Folk Invites Business Community to Help Ensure High-Quality Education for Children

Lucia Folk_CMT by Lucia Folk, Public Affairs, CMT

Recently, the city of Nashville has received high marks from many national outlets for our growing restaurant scene, evolving musical culture, revitalized neighborhoods and entrepreneurial business community.  While all of this attention is flattering and key to continued growth, there’s another crucial area that deserves the spotlight, one that is arguably the most important factor in any thriving community: ensuring high-quality education for all of our children.  Read More

Keep Calm and ‘Party Down South’ with CMT

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Whether you were ready to “party down south” or not, CMT was blowing up the web on the premiere night of “Party Down South,” which shares production credits with MTV’s “Jersey Shore.” With takeovers on the day of the premiere on Perez Hilton, US Weekly, Buzzfeed, Urban Dictionary and YouTube, we knew people would be talking about the show. Read More

@ it again: ‘Orange County Choppers’ Social Command Center

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We’re at it again! Gearing up for the premiere of a new CMT series has never looked so fun. Everything from a life-size Paul Sr. cutout to show-related cupcakes filled the room as our team anxiously awaited the premiere of ORANGE COUNTY CHOPPPERS. One key phrase echoed throughout the night: “The choppers are back!” Read More

CMT Launches Video Viewing App, New Season of Sweet Home Alabama to Debut in the App

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CMT has announced the premiere of its first video app tied to its programming, featuring TV Everywhere functionality and co-viewing. As an introduction to the app, CMT will prerelease the first episode of the new season of its hit series Sweet Home Alabama exclusively in the app a week before its premiere on television. Read More

Hunter Hayes Gives CMT Employees First Look at His ‘CMT on Tour’

Hunter HayesThree-time Grammy nominated artist Hunter Hayes sure knows how to make his fans feel “wanted.”

Hayes gave CMT employees and select industry members an exclusive sneak peek of CMT on Tour: Hunter Hayes’ “Let’s Be Crazy” during his final tour rehearsal in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 7. And he did not disappoint in doing so. Read More

Fall Out Boy, The Band Perry Share CMT CROSSROADS Stage

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Music fans will be telling CMT “thanks for the memories” when they see what the network has up its sleeve for the next installment of CMT CROSSROADS.

Grammy-nominated rock band Fall Out Boy joined forces with powerhouse country trio The Band Perry for a special taping of CMT CROSSROADS in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 2. Read More

CMT Follows Cassadee Pope: Frame By Frame

Republic Nashville Recording Artist and season 3 winner of "The Voice" Cassadee Pope poses with Jimmy Harnen,Leslie Fram, and Scott Borchetta at the Premiere Screening Of Her CMT Docu-Series "Frame By Frame" on September 25, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images for Big Machine Records)

From left: Jimmy Harnen, Republic Nashville President/Big Machine Label Group EVP; Leslie Fram, CMT SVP Music Strategy; Cassadee Pope; and Scott Borchetta Big Machine Label Group President CEO. (Photo: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images for Big Machine Records)

CMT and Republic Nashville hosted an exclusive viewing party to celebrate the upcoming launch of singer Cassadee Pope’s new CMT docu-series, Cassadee Pope: Frame By Frame last Wednesday, Sept. 27.  Select industry, media and lucky Cassadee Pope fans gathered at Ruby in Nashville to preview the premiere of the six-episode series that follows Pope on her journey to becoming a country artist after winning season three of “The Voice.”

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