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  1. Country singer Ashley McBryde has announced the postponement of September 25 & 26 shows in Portland and Seattle. The news comes on the heels of a social media post dated September 22 which shared that McBryde, while “enjoying her time in the beautiful state of Montana […] had an accident while riding a horse.” The... Read more »
  2. This week, CMT’s Weekly Roundup of new hits features two timeless icons, a hopeful icon, and a few exciting pop-country hits. Click here to take a listen to the following tunes. Embedded from www.youtube.com. Randy Travis – Ain’t No Use Thirty-five years after its release, Randy Travis’ debut album Storms of Life has been re-released.... Read more »
  3. You never get a second hit to make a first impression. But, of course, that’s not how the old saying goes. However, in regards to 21-year-old country singer Gabby Barrett’s single “I Hope,” its 27-month run of success since its July 2019 debut proves the power of a hit — and an artist — to... Read more »
  4. Embedded from www.youtube.com. Chris Janson’s friend Brandon losing his mom earlier in 2021 and not being able to travel to the funeral in Texas inspired country vocalist Chris Janson’s single, “Bye Mom.” Continuing in regards to its video, the Perryville, MO-born artist adds, “This shoot gave him a weird way of healing after loss. [Brandon]... Read more »
  5. Embedded from www.youtube.com. Alan Jackson passionately invokes the legacy of country icons Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Hank Williams and Tammy Wynette in his latest video for “Where Have You Gone.” The black and white Peter Zavadil-directed clip was filmed at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Jackson is seen alone on the stage... Read more »
  6. Country superstar Mickey Guyton will be honored as the 2021 CMT Breakout Artist of the Year at October 13’s CMT Artists of the Year event. The proceedings will air LIVE from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center at 9p/8c on CMT. This marks only the fourth time in event history this honor will be bestowed, with the... Read more »
  7. Recently, Nashville’s Tennessean newspaper continued their Hallowed Sound series, highlighting Black legacies in American music. The latest articles highlight the “eclectic generation of Black country, roots and Americana artists who are blurring genre lines and forcing change within the music industry.” In addition, the series includes a piece from iconic country superstar Darius Rucker who... Read more »
  8. Embedded from www.youtube.com. RaeLynn’s not just in the midst of nurturing her newborn daughter. Instead, she’s also just released Mitchell Tenpenny duet “Get That All The Time,” her latest single from her forthcoming album Baytown, out on September 24. The sassy, upbeat track features the two artists trading compliments in a coy yet charming manner.... Read more »
  9. Embedded from www.youtube.com. Florida Georgia Line’s 2021-released collaboration with Chase Rice for “Drinkin’ Beer, Talkin’ God, Amen” is, in fact, not the first time that Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley gained chart-topping renown for drinking beer and talking about their love of religion. For roughly one-third of 2016 (between May 21 through September 17), the... Read more »
  10. Spotify has recently launched a campaign to celebrate — among many highlights related to a surge in popularity in 90s country hits, the platform hosting 89 million playlists from Gen-Z users containing iconic 90s country tracks. Alongside songs like Shania Twain’s “Come On Over,” songs like George Strait’s “Carrying Your Love With Me,” The Chicks’... Read more »
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