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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
Vince Gill is not just a vocal advocate for traditional country music—he’s practicing what he preaches. His latest album, titled Bakersfield, pairs him with the renowned pedal-steel ... Read More
The fourth single from Tim McGraw’s Two Lanes of Freedom album is the breeziest of the bunch. Where the muscular “Highway Don’t Care” put some tiger in the tank, ... Read More
With four seasons of The Voice in the books, the show still hasn’t created a breakout star. If we want to continue watching the sparks fly between epic bros Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, it ... Read More
It seems the world just wasn’t ready for “Corn Star.” And if the failure of that, excuse us, corny single, paved the way for a more serious Craig Morgan, then we can’t say ... Read More
Toby Keith appears to be ordering another round for the bar with his new single, “Drinks After Work.” The tune is the first release from the forthcoming follow-up to Hope on the Rocks ... Read More
In these days of anything-goes country—drum loops, AutoTune, guest rappers—it’s hard to discern genuine from gimmick.But there’s no such confusion with LoCash ... Read More
By now, you’ve likely grasped the concept of Encore, which basically boils down to a re-release of Hunter’s self-titled debut album (with some reworkings) along with new material. ... Read More