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Back to School with CMT & Dustin Lynch

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Students across the country are heading back to school but for many the decision to head back to class is a difficult one. Recognizing the struggle to overcome roadblocks, CMT and platinum-selling country artist, Dustin Lynch are joining forces on a campaign to encourage fans to go back to school. One part of the CMT Empowering Education initiative, this call to action aims to mobilize fans to pledge their commitment to education via online crowdsourcing hub, Thunderclap. Join this Thunderclap movement and pledge a Tweet, Facebook post, or Tumblr post today.

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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

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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