The series stars Connie Britton as Rayna James, a legendary country music superstar, whose star begins fading. Her producers offer her a joint tour with the up-and-comer Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere), the young and sexy future of country music. But both singers are pursuing their goals. Juliette wants to take the place of Rayna. Rayna thinks that a few songs written by talented author Scarlett O'Connor (Clare Bowen) will help to revive her success. Rayna's father Lamar Hampton (Powers Boothe), a powerful politician in Nashville, which when it forced her to marry on Teddy Conrad (Eric Close), who lives on the her money.
* Nashville received a 2014 Golden Globe Nomination for "Best Supporting Actress in a TV Show, Miniseries or TV Movie" (Hayden Panettiere).