Chris Kirkpatrick from NSYNC was the first celebrity performer to appear on stage at the Wildhorse after John Rich did his pre-show for Gone Country 2. The song Chris performed was “That Will Get You By”. He wrote it with the help of Nashville songwriters, Trevor Rosen and Shane (sorry, didn’t catch his last name). Good song!
Hoping to see celebrities in Nashville? Here, local residents share the places they've spotted Country music stars and other famous people in & around Nashville. Plus, where Nashville celebrities live (if you want to conduct your own tour of the stars' homes). And our favorite places to hear live music off the beaten path in the Nashville area -- with photos of many stars performing.
Last night was the season finale for Gone Country 2. Actually, the series hasn’t even started airing yet on CMT, but they were taping the final episode ‘live’ at the Wildhorse Saloon. We were front & center and captured these photographs of the celebrities performing.
We got tickets to the CMT Awards Show, and we snuck a camera in. Here are the photos we took of the performers at the show — and what each performance was like.
Below are some questions I have about the business of songwriting… particularly in the County music industry. See which answers I’ve found along the way. But hopefully, we’ll learn a few things from those of you who actually know these answers firsthand and take the time to chime in in the Comments.
Wondering who penned which songs on CMT’s Gone Country music competition? Here are the professional songwriters — all from Nashville, the celebrities who were responsible for singing their songs, and the title of the songs they wrote for the show Gone Country.
We knew these guys before they were The Hitmen of Music Row. And thanks to GAC, you probably have a better appreciation for these guys and their music, too. Not to mention their amazing sense of humor! Here’s everything you want to know about The Hitmen of Music Row…
James Otto is hitting the TV airways this weekend — sitting down with folks at GAC for one-on-one interviews and to talk about his newest video ‘Just Got Started Lovin You’.
The Bachelor from Nashville Tennessee, Dr. Travis Stork, has a new book called ‘Don’t Be That Girl’. And he’s got a new TV series too. It’s called ‘The Doctors’. It’s a roundtable discussion, similar to ‘The View’.
Musicians, critics and fans have been fighting over the definition of jazz since its inception in New Orleans back in the 1920s. Here’s a little about the history of jazz music…
I was so eager to go to the Town Hall Meeting in Nashville that was hosted by Pandora’s founder, Tim Westergren. I really enjoy listening to fellow young entrepreneurs tell their stories describing how they managed to make a living out of doing something that they truly love. Here’s what Tim told us about Pandora… the number one streaming radio in the U.S.