Juliette finds a letter from her mother; Deacon confronts Rayna about a secret; Brad Paisley performs with Rayna and Deacon; Gunnar tries to win Scarlett's heart back.
Lamar turns out to be an unexpected ally for Rayna.
Edgehill Records throws a party for Rayna and Juliette when they are both nominated for CMA awards.
When Liam asks Rayna to run away with him and finish her album, Deacon has an unexpected reaction; Jolene questions Dante's loyalty; Teddy confronts Peggy about the leaks.
A personal crisis forces Rayna to head back to Nashville and miss a sold-show in New York; Deacon shares criticism with Juliette; Gunnar wants to celebrate Scarlett's success; Avery becomes Juliette's roadie.
Rayna brings her kids and sister on tour, but doesn't like the effect Juliette is having on her girls; Juliette starts to look at Dante differently; Deacon reconsiders life on the road; a handsome new neighbor befriends Gunnar and Scarlett.
Rayna tries to set the record straight about her failed marriage during an appearance on Katie Couric's talk show; Maddie tells a lie that leads to dangerous consequences; Deacon is drawn to a pretty veterinarian.
Juliette plans a surprise birthday party for Deacon; as Teddy and Rayna's divorce moves forward, speculation about Rayna's fidelity ramps up; Scarlett is charmed by Gunnar's brother.
Rayna is comforted by an old friend after telling Maddie and Daphne about her plans to divorce; Juliette reinvents herself; Avery considers an attractive offer.
As Rayna settles into the tour, she learns that Deacon has joined Juliette's band; Juliette wants to make a change but her team disagrees; Scarlett receives an offer from Gunnar.
To celebrate the success of "Wrong Song," Edgehill records throws a lavish party; things get awkward for Juliette, who brings her mother to the party; Teddy asks Rayna about her relationship with Liam.
Rayna and Juliette prepare for their first concert together in San Diego; Rayna has an interesting proposal for Liam; Gunnar and Scarlett go on a road trip.
When Rayna suggests bringing her girls on tour, she learns Lamar is willing to blackmail her; Juliette and Sean's elopement surprises everyone; Deacon reconnects with an ex; Avery follows a music producers advice.
Rayna reconsiders things after hearing Teddy's side of the story; Juliette finds an unexpected sense of belonging with Sean's family; Gunnar confesses his feelings; Deacon and Avery are each offered opportunities.
Marshall Evans pushes for Juliette and Rayna to collaborate at an event at the Ryman theater; when Peggy's desperation escalates, Teddy is forced to tell Rayna the truth; Scarlett gets closer to Gunnar.
Rayna seeks the help of a music producer to change her sound; Juliette goes on a date with an NFL player in an attempt to repair her image; Lamar's plan to delay Coleman's arrival at a photo op works too well.