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It’s been eight years since ’80s and ’90s star Steve Wariner released an album that wasn’t completely instrumental. It Ain’t All Bad, Steve’s new release, ... Read More
In Sugarland’s sublime smash “Stay,” Jennifer Nettles sang from the perspective of a mistress who pleads with her lover not to return to his wife. The narrator in “That ... Read More
Carrie’s concert DVD won’t give you the charge of being there live, but it comes darn close.If you’ve never seen Carrie Underwood in concert, now is your chance. And you ... Read More
Chris' fourth career effort, while not exactly a concept album, basically revolves around a central theme: detailing the activities that take place in the wee hours of the morning.The hit ... Read More
Billy Currington might be one of Nashville’s most criminally underrated stars, quietly notching hits like “People Are Crazy” and “Pretty Good at Drinkin’ Beer” ... Read More
Justin is actually one of the few artists who can credibly lay claim to a backwoods, rural upbringing.Unfortunately, we are beaten into submission with this notion on Off the Beaten Path, which ... Read More
It’s neck-and-neck between guitar wizards Keith and Brad Paisley for the artist with the year’s most adventurous album.Like Brad’s Wheelhouse, Fuse travels in exciting sonic ... Read More
If country music is the home of storytelling songwriters, then it’s a bit puzzling as to why Colt Ford isn’t more widely accepted on country radio. With new single “Drivin’ ... Read More
This could have been an amiably serviceable video with just a line-by-line rendering of the song, showing a “cool chick” dancing on the bar or a guy puffing on a plethora of Cuban cigars. Read More
In a world of thumping cadences, rhythmic recitations and not-another, yes-another party anthems, Charlie Worsham is breathing some incredibly fresh—and talented—air into country music ... Read More
At 17, Danielle Bradbery is the youngest winner in The Voice history, but she can also claim the most iTunes downloads of any contestant to date, so her label should be excited about her ... Read More
Who knew the guy with “Cowboy” inked on his forearm could kick out the jams? Ronnie Dunn’s new single, “Kiss You There,” has a hearty techno beat that wouldn’t ... Read More
“Radio,” Darius Rucker’s bouncy new single, is the perfect marriage of an artist’s effervescent personality with an upbeat song, this one about the love of music.If ... Read More
Blake has yet to meet a ballad he didn’t fall in love with, and it’s an affair he keeps going with “Mine Would Be You.”Sure, we all know he can be a good ol’ bro ... Read More
Debut efforts can be of the hit-and-miss variety, mostly due to the lack of song quality rather than the vocal proficiency of the artist. On this maiden voyage, however, you get the vocal prowess ... Read More
The challenge that faces women who are trying to break into the music industry is finding that unique quality that sets them apart from other females in the format. Evidently, sisters Meagan, ... Read More
This exquisite book of photographs, both rare and iconic, is one of many tributes and releases planned for this year, the 10th anniversary of Johnny’s death. Cash buffs and even the ... Read More
The third time may be the charm, but for Luke Bryan, the fourth is the monster. Crash My Party, studio album No. 4 from Luke, is geared to blast the Georgia boy into the rarified air of ... Read More
It probably goes without saying, but the music business is tough. It’s a crowded space with a ton of talented people, many of whom never attain the kind of fame Luke Bryan currently enjoys. Read More
It’s been four years since Guy Clark released an album. Die-hard fans have been restless for a new collection, but reminds them that not only is it worth the wait, but that it takes a little ... Read More

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