• Air date: 15 Dec '16 22 episodes
      Season Five delves into the life of Juliette Barnes after the plane crash, and how that shocking accident affected everyone around her, including Rayna Jaymes, who is finally living a normal life with Deacon Claybourne and her daughters Maddie and Daphne. Scarlett and Gunnar are experiencing the highs on their career and Will is facing a new chapter on his life, the start of a life with his boyfriend Kevin.
  • List of Episodes (22)
    • 1. The Wayfaring Stranger

      15 Dec '16
      Rayna and Deacon face a new normal with Maddie now back home and Highway 65 is struggling financially. The shocking news about Juliette creates a wave of emotions throughout Nashville and sets Rayna off on a journey of discovery.
    • 2. Back in Baby's Arms

      05 Jan '17
      Rayna approaches Deacon about making a concept album together, Scarlett can't trust Gunnar and Juliette seeks out her guardian angel.
    • 3. Let's Put It Back Together Again

      12 Jan '17
      Maddie starts an internship at a recording studio and meets a street musician. Avery struggles while producing a young Internet sensation. Juliette meets her guardian angel.
    • 4. Leap of Faith

      19 Jan '17
      Rayna receives a stunning offer from Zach Welles. Juliette seeks advanced treatment. Will and Kevin look for an apartment together.
    • 5. Love Hurts

      26 Jan '17
      Scarlett and Damien George fight over their differences. Clay shows Maddie a different part of town.
    • 6. A Little Bit Stronger

      02 Feb '17
      Rayna and Deacon beef up their home security after Rayna's encounter with Carl Hockney. Juliette draws closer to her guardian angel, Hallie and Avery leaps back into performing.
    • 7. Hurricane

      09 Feb '17
      Rayna and Deacon struggle to write their album. Maddie and Daphne create a disturbance at home. Damien apologizes to Scarlett. Scarlett and Gunnar question their relationship.
    • 8. Stand Beside Me

      16 Feb '17
      Rayna and Deacon take precautions as Hockney tests the limits of the restraining order. Juliette asks the church choir to work with her on an album. Scarlett finds herself drawn to Damien.
    • 9. If Tomorrow Never Come

      23 Feb '17
      After her life-changing experience, Rayna scrambles to write one more song for the concept album with Deacon. Juliette's leg starts to hurt inexplicably. Gunnar fights for Scarlett.
    • 10. I'll Fly Away

      02 Mar '17
      A legal dispute threatens to break apart the family. Juliette demands to perform at the CMT Music Awards. Will and Zach are drawn closer together.
    • 11. Fire and Rain

      09 Mar '17
      Juliette helps Maddie navigate the wave of attention she receives after her performance at the CMT Music Awards. Zach demands the masters from Rayna and Deacon's unfinished album.
    • 12. Back in the Saddle Again

      01 Jun '17
      Deacon helps Daphne with a school project, but Daphne feels unmotivated. Juliette gives Maddie unsolicited advice about a song. Scarlett and Gunnar receive news about the baby.
    • 13. 'Til I Can Make It on My Own

      08 Jun '17
      Juliette suffers a bout of anxiety about her upcoming first major performance after the plane crash. Bucky and Zach are at odds.
    • 14. (Now and Then There's) A Fool Such as I

      15 Jun '17
      Maddie and Clay get pulled over by a police officer. Juliette searches for a hit to relaunch her career. Damien George returns to Nashville with a grand plan for Scarlett.
    • 15. A Change Would Do You Good

      22 Jun '17
      A huge fallout results from the video of Maddie and the police officer. Deacon and Avery fall in love with Hallie's special sound. Zach continues to exert his influence on Highway 65.
    • 16. Not Ready to Make Nice

      29 Jun '17
      Juliette has it out with Avery over Hallie's sound. Maddie learns the truth about the origins of the bullying on social media. Scarlett's pregnancy brings with it unexpected attention.
    • 17. Ghost in This House

      06 Jul '17
      Scarlett confronts the journalist Mackenzie Rhodes face to face. Will shoots a commercial. Deacon feels pressure from the outside to move on from Rayna.
    • 18. The Night Before (Life Goes On)

      13 Jul '17
      Juliette continues to be plagued by her injuries and Avery gets a taste of independence. Scarlett and Gunnar shoot a national commercial. Deacon plays a benefit for charity.
    • 19. You Can't Lose Me

      20 Jul '17
      Juliette takes great pains to keep Maddie from learning the truth. Deacon considers a new artist for Highway 65. Scarlett's pregnancy faces complications and Gunnar searches for the mugger.
    • 20. Speed Trap Town

      27 Jul '17
      Gunnar visits his hometown and faces the ghosts of his past. Maddie and Juliette are nominated for the same music award. Deacon helps Jessie record; Scarlett learns self-defense.
    • 21. Farther On

      03 Aug '17
      Juliette shoots a mascara commercial but takes issue with the direction. Deacon gets invited to play the Opry but hesitates to answer. Avery and Gunnar embrace life on the road.
    • 22. Reasons to Quit

      10 Aug '17
      With Deacon and the artists of Highway 65 taking a stand, Zach sends a message. Maddie and Juliette's conflict comes to a head. Daphne goes to a pool party. Gunnar returns from Avery's tour.