Host Katie Cook is on vacation this week, so Days of Our Lives star Melissa Reeves will take over the reigns from Nashville. Cook will be back on set next week with all the country and entertainment news. Superstar Faith Hill is back on the...... Read Full Episode Summary »
Host Katie Cook is on vacation this week, so Days of Our Lives star Melissa Reeves will take over the reigns from Nashville. Cook will be back on set next week with all the country and entertainment news. Superstar Faith Hill is back on the country charts and has stormed her way straight to the top. We'll catch up with the "Mississippi Girl" to get her reaction to her brand new CD, Fireflies, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard country charts. CMT Crossroads keeps getting hotter. New country group Sugarland are set to team up with legendary rock group Bon Jovi for a special episode. We'll have a sneak peek at what fans can expect from this exciting rock and country matchup. Country star Trace Adkins' latest hit, "Arlington," is a touching tribute honoring a soldier's story of dying for his country and being buried in Arlington National Cemetery. CMT Insider talks with Adkins and the songwriters to get the story behind the powerful song. John Rich, half of the duo Big & Rich, has been a dominate force on the singles charts recently, as a songwriter. Including Faith Hill's "Mississippi Girl," Rich has seen tremendous success from his songwriting abilities. We'll catch up with Rich and some of the stars who have recorded his songs to find out what draws artists to his songs. Also on tap for this episode: we'll catch up with country star Brad Paisley to talk about his new CD, Time Well Wasted; visit with Nickel Creek to find out about the hazardous conditions while filming their latest video; visit the shoe boutique owned by Whitney Dunn, daughter of Brooks & Dunn's Ronnie Dunn; and get the week's Hit List from Lance Smith. L.A. correspondent Lisa Lee will spotlight Rob Schneider's new movie, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo.