12:52 PM EDT 10/01/2014
Originally posted 09/26/2014 02:05PM
Sure he plays for 50,000-plus people at a time on his sold-out stadium tours, but that doesn't mean Kenny Chesney can't revisit his roots once in a while.
Originally posted 09/25/2014 11:40AM
He may be known for his smooth R&B sound, but when John Legend took the stage with Lee Ann Womack in Franklin, Tennessee, he felt right at home crooning country.
Originally posted 06/04/2014 10:50PM
Country's biggest stars came together for a night of making music and celebrating success at the 2014 CMT Music Awards.
Originally posted 06/04/2014 08:30PM
Jay Z and Solange have nothing on the CMT Awards.
Originally posted 05/29/2014 12:05PM
Katy Perry has worked with Snoop Dogg, Juicy J and her ex-boyfriend John Mayer. Now she's multiplying the girl power by teaming up with country sensation Kacey Musgraves for a whole night of duets – and PEOPLE has an exclusive sneak peek!
Originally posted 05/27/2014 11:00AM
Music City is going to rock just a little bit harder on June 4, when the CMT Music Awards come to town.
This year's awards show, which will be broadcast live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, will feature performances by Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley and Jennifer Nettles.
They will be performing in addition to previously announced country superstars including Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, and Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, who will perform their duet "Something Bad."
Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, Kacey Musgraves, Jake Owen and Lee Ann Womack have also been added to the list of performers.
Lambert leads the field with six nominations, and fans can vote for their favorites at CMT.com.
Originally posted 05/05/2014 12:00PM
It was announced Monday morning that Miranda Lambert leads the CMT Awards with six nominations, including two for video of the year for her hit song "Automatic" and her duet with Keith Urban, "We Were Us." Luke Bryan and Florida Georgia Line trail right behind with five nods each.
Originally posted 10/16/2013 12:00PM
What a difference a year makes.
In 2012, country music newcomer Hunter Hayes was thrilled to introduce Carrie Underwood as one of CMT's Artists of the Year – now he's been given the same honor himself.
The 22-year-old is one of five country music stars who've been named CMT's 2013 Artists of the Year.
"This year has been amazing, and I thought it couldn't get any better, and then they told me this," the "Wanted" singer tells PEOPLE exclusively.
Originally posted 06/06/2013 12:35PM
All the scoop on the country queen's sequin CMT Music Awards gown
Originally posted 06/05/2013 09:30PM
Nicole Kidman and Lenny Kravitz? Well, that looks familiar!
While attending the CMT Music Awards in Nashville on Wednesday, Kidman and husband Keith Urban looked thrilled to run into the rocker backstage.
The couple and Kravitz exchanged hugs, and posed for a group photo.
Although it wasn't exactly a country tune, Kravitz, 49, kicked off the awards show with his smash hit, "American Woman." Urban, 45, is also scheduled to perform during the show.
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