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  1. Some of country music’s hottest new hitmakers made an emotional return to the spotlight during the recent CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 9, as they performed on the Ram Trucks Side Stage, including Tenille Arts, Blanco Brown, Niko Moon, Dylan Scott, Hailey Whitters and Lainey Wilson. Several of these newcomers were also nominees during... Read more »
  2. 2019 CMT Next Women of Country class member Hailey Whitters was a part of 2021’s CMT Music Awards via the Ram Trucks Side Stage, alongside Blanco Brown, Dylan Scott, Lainey Wilson, Niko Moon and Tenille Arts. While on the red carpet, the singer-songwriter who’s worked with Lori McKenna, Little Big Town, Alan Jackson, and more... Read more »
  3. Embedded from One of the highlight moments of the 2021 CMT Music Awards was the performance by Lady A — backed by an all-female all-star band — of their 2021-released single “Like A Lady.” Opening the awards ceremony was not just Lady A’s Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood. Rather, the trio was... Read more »
  4. Carly Pearce had a triumphant evening at the recent CMT Music Awards on June 9, where this shining star took the stage with Lindsay Ell and country trio Lady A on the latter’s empowering anthem “Like A Lady.” Pearce was also nominated for the coveted Female Video of the Year honor, for her clip for... Read more »
  5. Brett Young is already a seven-time chart-topping artist, and he’s set to add another title to his resume: author. Young recently earned his latest No. 1 hit with “Lady,” inspired by his wife Taylor and daughter Presley Elizabeth (the couple is also expecting their second daughter later this year). On Aug. 24, Young will release... Read more »
  6. Congratulations to country artist Chris Lane and his wife, The Bachelor alum Lauren Bushnell, on the birth of their first child. The couple welcomed son Dutton Walker Lane on Tuesday, June 8 in Nashville. “Words can’t describe the love i feel inside my heart for this little man! Thanks for all the prayers🙏🏻 I will... Read more »
  7. Midland’s Mark Wystrach is known for the music he makes alongside bandmates Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson, but Wystrach’s resume also has plenty of acting credits, including work in the TV series Passions and CSI: Miami. With his latest, Wystrach will appear in the upcoming Jessica Chastain/Andrew Garfield movie The Eyes of Tammy Faye, which... Read more »
  8. Embedded from Every year, a new crop of starry-eyed aspiring artists makes its way to Nashville, each one hoping their small-town success will translate with much larger audiences. They take jobs that allow them time to focus on crafting new music and hope for viral success on outlets like TikTok, YouTube and Spotify. They... Read more »
  9. While either hobbling on bling-wrapped crutches or rolling — with the aid of a mobility scooter — down the 2021 CMT Music Awards red carpet before joining Lady A onstage for an ensemble performance of the group’s 2021 single “Like A Lady,” Canadian country performer Lindsay Ell made quite the memorable impression June 9 at... Read more »
  10. BRELAND’s seemingly ever-growing list of recent songwriting and performance collaborators has reached an early peak with his back-to-back singles with Australian country superstar Keith Urban. Urban’s electrified, breakbeat-driven dance track “Out The Cage” features the New Jersey native creator, while BRELAND’s just-released country twerk party anthem “Throw It Back” is an Urban duet. While on... Read more »
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