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Country Stars Weigh In On Predicting Hits

Posted On November 14, 2014

(Undated) -- Chris Young says he never knows right away if he's penned a potential hit. The country star tells CMT.com he needs some distance from the song before he can judge it. He says he'll sleep on it, and "wake up with a fresh mind and listen to it one time." He recalls with…

Tanya Tucker Exhibit Opening In Nashville Friday

Posted On November 14, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- The new Tanya Tucker exhibit is opening this weekend. "Tanya Tucker: Strong Enough To Bend" highlights the country star's lengthy career, which officially began when she was 13 with the 1972 hit "Delta Dawn." The Texas-born singer was a seasoned performer by then. She began appearing at talent shows when she was…

Kip Moore Enjoying Headlining CMT On Tour

Posted On November 14, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Kip Moore says it's been great headlining the "CMT On Tour 2014: Up in Smoke" trek. The country star admits he couldn't imagine things going better.   The trek also feature opening sets from Charlie Worsham and Sam Hunt. The next stop for Kip and his tourmates is coming up in Athens,…

RaeLynn Excited About 2015

Posted On November 14, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Country newcomer RaeLynn says she's had a great time this year launching her recording career. The singer adds that she's really looking forward to what's ahead.   RaeLynn started making a name for herself competing on season two of "The Voice." She worked with Blake Shelton on the show, and he's continued…

Kenny Chesney’s Flora-Bama CMT Special Airing Friday

Posted On November 14, 2014

(Undated) -- Now fans who weren't able to attend Kenny Chesney's summer beachfront concert can catch it on TV. CMT will debut "Kenny Chesney: Live from Flora-Bama" Friday night at 10:00 p.m. Eastern. Kenny staged the special show in August at the Flora-Bama Lounge in Pensacola, Florida to promote his then-upcoming album, "The Big Revival."…