Tag: CMT Music Awards

Kelsea Ballerini to Host and Perform at the 2024 CMT Music Awards

The fourth time’s a charm for Kelsea Ballerini! The four-time GRAMMY®-nominated global superstar has been confirmed to host the 2024 CMT Music Awards, which is set to return to the Moody Center in Austin, Texas on Sunday, April 7th. This marks the fourth consecutive year she takes the reins for country music’s first fan-voted award show, as she co-hosted alongside Kane Brown in 2021 and 2023, and remotely for the 2022 show due to catching COVID-19. “I couldn’t be more excited to be back for my 4th year with my CMT family to host this year’s CMT Music awards...

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Corey Kent Talks New Single “Something’s Gonna Kill Me” And Label Debut Album (Exclusive)

Fast-rising artist Corey Kent has come a long way since his appearance on NBC’s The Voice and chart-topping track “Wild As Her.” The smash single, certified platinum by the RIAA, followed his critically acclaimed project ’21 and scored Kent his first nomination at the 2023 CMT Music Awards.  “Wild As Her” received recognition within the Male Breakthrough Video of The Year category alongside Bailey Zimmerman [“Fall In Love”], Drake Milligan [“Sounds Like Something I’d Do”], Jackson Dean [“Don’t Come Lookin”], Jelly Roll [“Son of a Sinner”], and Nate Smith [“Whiskey On You”]. The newcomer did not walk away with the...

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Danielle Bradbery and Tiera Kennedy Reflect on Touring Together (Exclusive)

Last Sunday (April 2nd), straight from the last stop of Danielle Bradbery‘s A Special Place Tour, Danielle and her tourmate Tiera Kennedy stepped onto the 2023 CMT Music Awards aqua carpet at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas. After beginning in February in Indiana and hitting venues throughout Illinois, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington D.C. along the way, the tour concluded with an extra special show in Danielle’s beloved hometown last Saturday (April 1st). During the big event, Celeb Secrets host Juliet Schroder got ALL of the juicy details surrounding the duo’s experience on the road, as well as what the...

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Cody Belew Confirms That His Music ‘Is Not About Trucks and Beer’ (Exclusive)

Cody Belew has officially made his ✨aqua✨ carpet debut! The budding country star stepped out in style at the 2023 CMT Music Awards on Sunday, April 2nd, wearing arguably the most stunning look of the night. The talented singer-songwriter wore an “eye-catching navy satin three-piece bib suit by Nashville-based designer Andrew Clancey,” ultimately highlighting his Southern roots and bold style, as well as hinting at the kind of music he tends to create. On the beloved aqua carpet at at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas, Celeb Secrets host Juliet Schroder got to chat with Belew himself, where he shared a little bit about his unique...

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Chase Matthew Talks Forthcoming Sophomore Album “Come Get Your Memory” (Exclusive)

Nashville native Chase Matthew is a force to be reckoned with.  On the heels of his critically acclaimed project, Born For This – the promising new artist is already gearing up to release his sophomore album. Matthew, best known for his wide vocal range and rebellious songwriting, gave country music fans a taste of what’s to come (April 7) with the title track “Come Get Your Memory.”   Ahead of the release, the fast-rising singer caught up with Celeb Secrets reporter Juliet Schroder on the aqua carpet at the 2023 CMT Music Awards. While dressed in a chic black blazer and a belt buckle the...

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Russell Dickerson Has ‘a Little Summer Something Something Coming Out’ With the Help of Both Tyler Hubbard and Thomas Rhett (Exclusive)

Get ready for lots of summer bops from Russell Dickerson! After releasing his self-titled album this past November, featuring smash hits like “She Likes It” with Jake Scott, “I Wonder” and “God Gave Me A Girl,” the country singer is currently in the process of making some brand new tunes that are exactly what we need for some fun in the sun. “We got a little summer something something coming out, and [we’re] just busting away at that and trying to get that out as soon as possible,” Russell told Celeb Secrets host Juliet Schroder at the 2023 CMT Music Awards in...

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Jenna Paulette’s Album “The Girl I Was” ‘Paints a Picture of Who She Is, Where She Comes From and All the People That She Loves So Much’ (Exclusive)

This past Friday (March 31st), Jenna Paulette dropped her highly-anticipated debut album, and we are seriously OBSESSED 😍 The budding songstress is a part of Nashville’s growing wave of female artists, and The Girl I Was definitely solidifies her role in the country music scene. The 16-track project discusses her decade-long toxic relationship, highlighting “grit and vulnerability [and] facing the heartbreak of her past and diving confidently into her future” — It is truly a must-listen! On the ICONIC aqua carpet at the 2023 CMT Music Awards, Paulette shared the true inspiration behind her debut album, which dropped on all music...

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Cheat Sheet: Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The 2023 CMT Music Awards 

Saddle up country music fans, because the 2023 CMT Music Awards are quickly approaching. For the first time, the fan-voted ceremony will air live from the Moody Center in Austin, Texas. On Sunday, April 2, the biggest names in country music will celebrate the genre, the 10th anniversary of CMT’s Next Women of Country franchise, and witness one-of-a-kind performances. Superstars Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown are slated to return as co-hosts after successfully stepping into the role last year alongside Captain America actor, Anthony Mackie. The “Blindsided” singer previously made a surprise (Nov.2) appearance at Carrie Underwood’s nationwide tour to announce...

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Tiera Kennedy Says Being Nominated For Her First-Ever CMT Award is the “Confidence Booster” She’s Been Looking For (Exclusive)

When Alabama native Tiera Kennedy took the leap to pursue a career in Country music, she always dreamed of making it big. The singer/songwriter started creating unique, relatable songs from an early age, with her debut single “Found It In You” arriving in October of 2020. Co-written by Kennedy alongside Cameron Bedell, the song details her loving relationship with her husband creative director Kamren Kennedy and shot to the top of the streaming charts almost immediately after its release. A short time thereafter, Kennedy found her dreams quickly becoming a reality when she became the flagship artist on Nicolle Galyon‘s groundbreaking...

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Kane Brown Joins Kelsea Ballerini to Host the 2023 CMT Music Awards

Kane Brown is headed to ATX! The chart-topping Country music star has been tapped to co-host the 2023 CMT Music Awards with previously announced Kelsea Ballerini at the brand-new Moody Center on April 2. The annual country fan-voted award show marks Austin’s first major televised awards in its city’s history. In addition to hosting, CMT revealed that Brown will team up with this wife Katelyn Brown for the broadcast world premiere of their multi-week No. 1 hit single “Thank God.” The history-making duet has over 210 million streams and cements the Browns as only the second married couple in country music...

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