About the Show
US drama following a fierce power struggle between two ambitious female singers in the cut-throat world of country music
Series 2 Summary
As the second season of the US country music drama begins, the fallout from Rayna and Deacon's car crash affects everyone, while Gunnar and Scarlett struggle with their relationship.
Episode 1 - I Fall to Pieces
Rayna lies in a coma after the car crash, while Deacon appears in court facing charges over the accident.
Juliette is irked that Rayna's situation is taking the spotlight away from her latest album release, but she turns things to her own advantage.
Teddy is shocked about Peggy's pregnancy and unwilling to get involved. Distressed about the revelation that Deacon is her father, Maddie reveals the truth to Juliette during a heart-to-heart.
With their relationship in tatters after the marriage proposal, Gunnar and Scarlett turn to their friends Will and Zoey for support.
Episode 2 - Never No More
As Rayna returns home from hospital, she discovers that Edgehill Records has appointed a new chief executive, Jeff Fordham.
He seems to be supportive, but does Rayna's own music label feature in his plans for the future?
Juliette also meets with Jeff, but he appears unimpressed by her new musical direction, while Scarlett tries to support Deacon, who is beset by anger and depression.
Zoey encourages Gunnar to defeat his bad case of writer's block, and a singer from a reality TV show poses a new threat to Juliette's career.
Episode 3 - I Don't Wanna Talk About It Now
Rayna and Teddy's divorce is finalised and each of them embarks on a new path. Juliette takes a high-paying private gig at a billionaire couple's anniversary party.
Liam returns to help Rayna complete her album, and Peggy's plan to win Teddy back seems to be working.
Deacon's troubled family history casts a shadow over his relationship with Maddie, while Avery and Juliette fall out.
Episode 4 - You're No Angel Yourself
Teddy proposes to Peggy and asks her to be discreet about the news, but Maddie is hurt when she finds out about the engagement and turns to an unlikely friend for advice.
Juliette is not pleased when Rayna announces that she needs to cancel the remainder of their tour.
Tandy uncovers more troubling information about her mother's death, while Scarlett feels shy and awkward at a photo shoot.
Episode 5 - Don't Open That Door
Edgehill Records boss Jeff trains his new acts to be media confident, but Scarlett struggles with the task and Layla senses her discomfort.
Still unsure about her future as a singer, Rayna plans to free herself from her Edgehill contract, while Gunnar and Avery decide to record some new songs with Zoey.
There are consequences for Lamar after Tandy contacts the authorities. When the Edgehill artists take part in a benefit concert, the evening turns out to be an important one for both Rayna and Juliette.
Episode 6 - It Must Be You
Rayna gives a news interview about her personal and professional life. Teddy announces to the press that he and Peggy are getting married.
With Lamar's assets now frozen, Rayna decides to attend a high-profile polo match to seek out investors for her record label, but she is disappointed by the reaction of Nashville's elite.
Juliette runs into billionaire Charlie Wentworth and gains some insight into his marriage, while Scarlett asks Avery for advice during a heart-to-heart chat.
Episode 7 - She's Got You
As her tour opens in Texas, Juliette is annoyed when a lecherous but influential radio DJ promotes hot young act Layla at her expense.
Unable to accept that Teddy is marrying Peggy, and unsure about whether to sing at the wedding reception, Maddie tells Rayna she wants to get to know Deacon better.
Avery proves to be an unexpected ally when Deacon tries to get back on stage to perform his music, while Gunnar's singing and song-writing skills put him in a promising position.
Episode 8 - Hanky Panky Woman
Rayna joins Scarlett on the road for her first tour date with Luke Wheeler but is blindsided when Deacon confronts her about putting too much pressure on Scarlett.
Jeff goes to war against Rayna over control of the album she produced with Liam, and Juliette makes a decision about Charlie Wentworth.
Gunnar struggles to write a song for a major artist but gets help from Scarlett, sparking an idea that could be liberating for Rayna and life-changing for Gunnar himself.
Episode 9 - I'm Tired of Pretending
When Maddie tries to spend more time with Deacon, Teddy feels as though he's being replaced. Lamar begs Rayna to secure Tandy's support as a character witness.
Juliette is distracted from Charlie's declaration of love by the fact that Layla's career is stealing the spotlight from her. Zoey and Avery make plans to boost a lonely Scarlett's spirits by visiting her on the tour.
Episode 10 - Tomorrow Never Comes
Juliette headlines Teddy's first annual music festival, but negative attention from the press about her connection with Charlie has a bad effect on the event.
Rayna is determined to buy herself out of her Edgehill recording contract, but Jeff demands a high price.
Marginalised at the music festival, Deacon and Gunnar team up to put on an unauthorised show. Furious with Gunnar and Zoey, Scarlett grows closer to Avery.
Episode 11 - I'll Keep Climbing
Teddy holds a press conference in the aftermath of the shooting.
Juliette struggles to escape the label of home-wrecker, but her reputation takes another blow when some creative video editing portrays her exchange with a protester out of context.
Singer Kelly Clarkson makes Gunnar and Scarlett a once-in-a-lifetime offer. Rayna is free of her commitment to Edgehill, and Deacon gets help from Maddie when he struggles with the song-writing process.
Episode 12 - Just for What I Am
Jeff is furious with Juliette when the bad publicity surrounding her provokes concert venues to bail out of the tour.
Scarlett's career goes from strength to strength as she gets the chance to sing with the Zac Brown Band.
It's just like old times when Rayna persuades Deacon to help her write a much-needed hit for the new album. Zoey is upset when Gunnar neglects her for fresh opportunities.
Episode 13 - It's All Wrong, but It's All Right
Juliette makes the brave decision not to apologise for her behaviour during her induction ceremony into the Grand Ole Opry.
Luke and Rayna encounter a music retail power player, while Deacon finds his record deal isn't what he expected.
Scarlett's collaboration with Liam gets off to a rocky start, Will offers Layla reassurance, and Teddy strives to reveal Lamar's link to Peggy's death.
Episode 14 - Too Far Gone
Terrified of facing the public, Juliette hides out at Avery's house. Deacon hires Avery to be his engineer for the recording of his live concert.
Rayna prepares to welcome Lamar home from prison but is suspicious when Tandy seems distant.
Scarlett burns the candle at both ends, Gunnar offers Will a new song, and Zoey tries to kick-start her singing career.
Episode 15 - They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore
Juliette's new song catches the ear of a high-powered producer, who wants to make her a superstar and brings her to Los Angeles to record, but marginalises Glenn in the process.
Rayna takes charge of her bereaved family with stoicism, Avery, Gunnar and Zoey support Deacon when he plays a local gig, and Scarlett feels lost and alone but finds comfort with Liam.
Episode 16 - Guilty Street
As major pop labels jostle to sign up Juliette, Avery struggles with the experience of dating a woman who is much richer and more influential than he is.
Rayna has money troubles of her own, affecting her ability to sign new artists to her label.
Deacon finds that life on the road is filled with temptation when he runs into an attractive old friend at an AA meeting.
Episode 17 - We've Got Things to Do
Juliette and Rayna have very different ideas about how to announce Juliette's new deal with Highway 65 and their collaboration gets off to a bumpy start.
Teddy clashes with Maddie when she makes her music a higher priority than her schoolwork.
Luke offers Deacon the opportunity of a lifetime. Will takes extreme steps when he thinks his past is about to catch up with him.
Episode 18 - Your Wild Life's Gonna Get You Down
Rayna takes her daughters to meet Luke's son Colt, a moody teenager with a big social media following.
Juliette grows jealous of Avery's professional involvement with Scarlett and takes it out on her when they tour together to raise awareness of Highway 65.
Gunnar is reluctant to support Will and Layla's plan, and Teddy is angry when Maddie attends Deacon's latest concert.
Episode 19 - Crazy
When Maddie's news goes viral and stirs up a media frenzy, Rayna tries to manage the fallout by appearing on Good Morning America, but she needs support from Teddy and Deacon.
Juliette asks Charlie to help get her back on country radio. Scarlett's mother Beverly pays a surprise visit to her daughter, but things go badly. Gunnar enjoys the rewards of his songwriting career.
Episode 20 - Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad
Scarlett's breakdown drives her friends and family to point the finger of blame at each other.
Feeling that many people have an axe to grind with her, Juliette turns to Avery for comfort, only to find him completely preoccupied with Scarlett, and is driven right into the hands of her nemesis.
Layla tries to convince Will to take part in a reality TV show, and Jeff makes Gunnar a tempting offer.
Episode 21 - All or Nothing with Me
Rayna organises a charity concert for troops at Fort Campbell. Deacon and Maddie grow closer, leaving Teddy feeling his family is slipping away.
Juliette is wracked with guilt as Jeff threatens to go to Avery with the truth. Scarlett is lost now that she is no longer a performer, while Will and Layla begin shooting their new reality series.
Episode 22 - On the Other Hand
Will's album climbs the chart with the help of Jeff Fordham's deep pockets, and Rayna enlists Teddy's help to plan a huge, free concert at LP Field to draw attention to her Highway 65 debut.
Zoey, Avery and Gunnar rock out at a benefit for Deacon's favourite charity, Sober House, and Avery plans to serenade Juliette with a song he wrote for her.
Meanwhile, Scarlett makes a decision about her future in Music City.
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