Maren Morris pulled out all the stops at the 2017 CRS New Faces of Country Music show Friday night (Feb. 24) in Nashville, playing her hits and revealing her new single to top off a whirlwind month that's been career-changing. Continue reading…
Little Big Town left the hits at home for the majority of Friday night's set at the Ryman Auditorium. The group instead played their new album The Breaker front to back with one or two, very notable interruptions. Continue reading…
Aaron Watson includes a song about immigration on his new Vaquero album. "Clear Isabel" and its 90-second interlude "Mariano's Dream" are the centerpiece of a 16-song album. The timing of the singer's message is not coincidence. Continue reading…
Fans of the show Nashville got a real shocker Thursday (Feb. 23) and the star involved has taken to Instagram and interviews to explain what happened. There are some serious spoilers coming, so stop reading now if you don't want to know what happened. Continue reading…
If you haven't watched the series premiere of Sun Records, do it now. However, if you have and can't get enough of the giant roster of rock 'n' rollers, enjoy the many behind-the-scenes photos taken by the actors on location in Memphis.
Aubrie Sellers, a member of CMT Next Women of Country, jokes she’s become a master at seeing through “other people’s crap,” and it shows in the observant songs on her breakout album New City Blues. “Magazines” casts a sarcastic eye on celebrity culture. In “Paper Doll,” she knows where she stands in a sea of... […]
You could have crowd-surfed the entire length of Nashville’s Lower Broadway late Thursday evening (Feb. 23) as guests trampling each other’s feet poured into the Valentine saloon to celebrate the writers of LOCASH‘s first No. 1 single, “I Know Somebody.” Jointly written by Rhett Akins, Ross Copperman and Jeremy Stover, “I Know Somebody” was also... […]
Maybe it was the recent Grammy Awards show, maybe it was low hanging clouds of fairy dust, but something boosted country album sales a few thousand units this week over last, according to Nielsen SoundScan. But let us first note that Little Big Town is back at the top of the country airplay chart with... […]
“Meet me at the hospital”: the five words no one wants to hear. Ever. But after Rayna was in a car accident at the end of last week’s episode of Nashville, that’s exactly how Thursday night’s (Feb. 23) show started. After Deacon got the call about Rayna, he called Maddie. Gunnar called Scarlett. Someone called... […]
WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Nashville: Season 5, Episode 9: If Tomorrow Never Comes. On the latest episode of Nashville (Feb 23), we said goodbye to the legendary Rayna Jaymes. As the story unfolded on our TV screens, our beloved cast reacted on social media.
Try not to feel invincible and on top of the world when you listen to Courtney Cole‘s music. The Louisiana native is on a mission to empower you and inspire you with her passion, her dazzling personality and her vibrant and sweet pop-country, drawling vocals. She grew up right outside New Orleans on all types... […]
Sam Phillips once said, “If you’re not doing something different, you’re not doing anything.” And he certainly lived his life that way. Phillips, among many other accomplishments, founded the famous Sun Records, discovered artists like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, and is often credited with the invention of rock ‘n’ roll. Beyond... […]
Right before Luke Bryan walked onto the Ryman Auditorium stage to open the Country Radio Seminar’s annual Universal Music Group lunch show on Thursday (Feb. 23), the label’s Royce Risser told the packed house that this was the eighth show of its kind, that 14 artists would perform and that each one would do one... […]
When Garth Brooks delivered Thursday’s (Feb. 23) Inside Studio G keynote address at the Country Radio Seminar 2017, the conversation kept coming back to his connection with his fans. And when he talked about their experience just getting to a concert, the CMA’s reigning entertainer of the year said he understands the financial sacrifice fans... […]