Mel catches up with some of your favorite country stars at the 2012 CMA Music Fest in Nashville.
Oh, just another day in the bathtub with Love & Theft!
Rodney Atkins stops by.
I love me some Sunny Sweeney!
How gorgeous is she? (And talented!)
The one & only Tracy Lawrence.
Brooks & Mel? Nah...Kix Brooks doesn't need a new partner apparently.
"Wanna Make You Love Me" singer Andy Gibson. (He also co-wrote "Don't You Wanna Stay")
With Jason Michael Carroll-- such a sweet guy!
Bucky Covington is next up for a chat.
Do I even need to tell you it's the Oak Ridge Boys? Didn't think so.
Look out-- Colt Ford always brings the fun wherever he goes!
I always enjoy talking to Josh Thompson.
Another country legend comes by: Lee Greenwood!
Next up, Glen Templeton.
You think I'm passing up the chance to climb into a bathtub with Jerrod Niemann?!
A new band from, yes, Brooklyn-- Her & King's Country.
Wow-- the amazingly gifted Ricky Skaggs talks about his astounding career.
With bluegrass favorites Dailey & Vincent.
Thomas Rhett came by next.
Newcomer Greg Bates.
The fabulous Craig Morgan.
My first concert ever was The Statler Brothers as a little girl, so meeting Jimmy Fortune was a treat!
At the end of our first day we were treated to some amazing performances from the likes of Dailey & Vincent, Rhonda Vincent, Jimmy Fortune of The Statler Brothers, Teddy Gentry of Alabama & The Roys. Magical!
The Queen of Bluegrass, Rhonda Vincent.
The legendary David Frizzell. ("You're the Reason God Make Oklahama"). He's written a book about his equally legendary brother, Lefty.
The always stunning Sara Evans...
...who always has the most ROCKIN' shoes!
Looking amazing, as always.
I just love Amanda & Kasey of Miss Willie Brown.
The Mavericks have reunited & I am so excited about it-- LOVE them!
With the fun & very-easy-on-the-eyes J.T. Hodges.
Newcomer Chelsea Bain has a little fun in the Ferguson bathtub!
Chris Young poses with a fan & signs autographs in his booth at Fan Fair Hall.
You'll have to take my word for it, but somewhere in this chaos is Hunter Hayes! :-)
Was SO excited to catch a showcase with the legendary Gene Watson-- Old School, Baby!
Now THERE is an appealing truck!
I, however, prefer the very real & very charming Luke Bryan.
Justin Moore rolls in for an interview.
Craig Campbell always wears that black hat well!
While Mark Wills prefers a good old-fashioned ball cap.
"Cowboys & Angels" singer Dustin Lynch. (Now scroll back & note that Dustin is dressed exactly like Justin Moore!) They thought it was funny, too!
Billy Dean talked about his fan club party he holds at his very own farm.
Remarkable sibling duo The Roys-- Lee & Elaine.
With Cherrill, Hannah & Dean of Edens Edge-- I'm a big fan!
Remember Gwen Sebastian from "The Voice"? She's now touring with "mentor" Blake Shelton!
What a way to celebrate 20 years as a band-- Lonestar is back together, as singer Richie McDonald has rejoined the group!
Heidi Newfield tells us about new music coming soon.