Country music

Who should really wear the crown?

If Elvis Presley is widely regarded as the king of rock ‘n roll, Michael Jackson is the king of pop, then who is the “king of country music”? The interesting thing about it is that Country has given the singers all kinds of titles, just as George Jones and Tammy …

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Jennifer Nettles sang “She Was Mine”. But not by crying.

Sara Bareilles and Jennifer nettles has been friends for over a decade, and Nettles had long been anxious to get into the Bareilles musical “Waitress.” “For years we kept trying to get there, but it never worked on the logistics side,” she said on a recent video call. It all …

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Reba McEntire doesn’t approve of “Bro Music” in country

As a country music megastar for over four decades, Reba McEntire is sure to have a taste of what sounds work best for the genre. Of course, that means she can also have an occasional opinion on what goes wrong. And she has publicly stated that she doesn’t think “brother’s …

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Whether it’s Garth Brooks or Dolly Parton, why the Irish have a deep connection to American country music

A friend of mine moved from Texas to Wicklow when he was a child. He hadn’t realized he had changed countries in years – he was at a chicken farm in Avoca, and everyone was listening to Charley Pride. remembered this story this week when Garth Brooks made his triumphant …

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Paul Cauthen unveils “Country As F – k” and announces new album

Big Velvet is back with a bang: Paul Cauthen’s swagger-filled new song, “Country as F – k,” arrived on Thursday, November 18, and with it, the singer shared that he had a new album in preparation. The new song and its music video are tongue-in-cheek statements of Cauthen’s country credit. …

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Dan + Shay win favorite country duo or group at 2021 AMAs

Dan + Shay were named Favorite Country Duo or Group at the 2021 American Music Awards. Their victory was announced during a pre-show live stream on TikTok ahead of the awards ceremony on Sunday night (November 21), as well as ‘a number of other winners in gender specific, non-televised categories. …

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Mattie Jackson Selecman on Little Funerals, Labels + the ‘W’ Word

A day arrived in October 2021 that Mattie Jackson Selecman dreaded every year for each of the previous three years. Her wedding anniversary should have been a celebration, but it wasn’t for that long. Then, quietly, it was again. October 7 is Selecman’s wedding anniversary to Ben Selecman, who died …

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Radio show spreads the word about Fargo’s vibrant indie country music scene

But there is a goal. Hopkins has invited singer-songwriter Dariann Leigh to come over from Karlstad, Minnesota to talk about his new song, “10,000 Miles,” written for her boyfriend just back from active duty. Hopkins also invited a pair from a local veterans group to sit down to talk about …

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Album: Willie Nelson – The Willie Nelson Family

Outlaw meets Jesus, at least on CD. The Willie Nelson family finds The Red Headed Stranger singing some of the most famous country-gospel songs, including “I Saw the Light” by Hank Williams. This is his second album of 2021 – the first, That’s life, released in February, was an alluring …

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Morgan Wallen to play Resch Center on The Dangerous tour

ASHWAUBENON – A headlining concert at Country Thunder Wisconsin in Twin Lakes in July won’t be country star Morgan Wallen’s only appearance in the state in 2022. Wallen, who was taken on camera earlier this year using a racial insult, will also perform at 7 p.m. on April 28 at …

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Nominees revealed for CRS New Faces of Country Music Show

This year Barrett scored his second No.1 success with a three-week race to the top of Billboard‘s Country Airplay chart with “The Good Ones”. Also among those who scored # 1 on BillboardCountry Airplay’s over the past year were Brown (“Just The Way”, with Parmalee), Moon (“Good Time”), Shane (“My …

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Tens of thousands mourn death of Brazilian country singer

Tens of Thousands Mourn Death of Brazilian Country Singer | Honolulu Star-Advertiser By Associated Press | November 6, 2021 ASSOCIATED PRESS A fan cries after walking past the coffin that contains the remains of Brazilian singer Marilia Mendonca, during a vigil at the Ginasio Arena in Goiania, Brazil on Saturday, …

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‘Hell yes, I will do it’

Growing up in the small town of Leesburg, Georgia, Luke Bryan’s television had between three and five channels, depending on the reception on the antenna. He may have listened to country music obsessively, but the opportunities to see his favorite singers were few and far between. Every fall, he could …

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Bluegrass innovator Sonny Osborne dead at 83

NASHVILLE – Sonny Osborne, the banjo player and singer who, along with his older brother, Bobby, led one of the most innovative and beloved groups in bluegrass music, died Sunday at his home in Hendersonville, Tenn. He was 83 years old. His death, after a series of beatings, was confirmed …

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Roy Harper, beloved country singer, died at 96

Beloved country singer Roy Harper has passed away. Harper died in mid-October at the age of 96, on Tennessee Folklore Society confirmed. In a statement, the organization said: “We are sad to mark the passing of singer and painter Roy Harper”, remembering him as “an admired performer of early country …

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‘SNL’: Watch Brandi Carlile’s Gale-Force Debut

For her very first performance on Saturday Night Live, country singer Brandi Carlile jumped straight into her provocative heart jam, “Broken Horses,” wearing a shiny Elvis-inspired gold lamé costume. But despite all the glam, the energy of the music was pure bar rock and roll. Carlile wielded her browned guitar …

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Country Radio leaves NYC with WNSH Flip to Hip-Hop

Cumulus Media launched WNSH in New York in 2013, ending a decade of country radio programming there after WYNY-FM switched to contemporary Spanish in 2002. Audacy (formerly Entercom) took over WNSH in 2019. In September, WNSH ranked 21st in New York City marketing, capturing a 1.9% share of the local …

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Natalie Hemby: Pins and Needles album review

Over the years of creating material for others, songwriter Natalie Hemby has specialized in creating songs around thoughtful characters. Country music, fortunately, thrives on storytelling. At Have ants, the artist who won a publishing contract barely out of his teens tackles her own tunes, songs she could have written for …

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Kacey and Cash and country music

October 17 — The recording of “Where Have All the Flowers Gone” by Pete Seeger turned out to be such a good song that The Kingston Trio, Peter, Paul and Mary and even Trini Lopez and Johnny Rivers have had success with. Although this is a song about the loss …

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6 things not to miss

Country Thunder Arizona finally returns to the Canyon Moon Ranch outside Florence for a four-day weekend starting Thursday, October 14, with headlining sets for Old Dominion, Dustin Lynch, Luke Combs and Eric Church. Originally scheduled for April 2020, the country music festival has been rescheduled three times due to COVID-19. …

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The best tracks from the rising star of country music

Known for his timeless voice and sophisticated style, Brett Eldredge has already had great success in his young career in Nashville – riding a wave of back-to-back hit songs, nominations for several different accolades, sold-out rooms and fans. faithful and worshipers. More so, the romantic nature of Brett Eldredge’s songs …

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Country music can’t decide on the vaccine

In what is likely to become a trend, Gov. Gavin Newsom made California the first state to announce that vaccines will be mandatory for children to attend public or private school in person. The term is dependent on FDA approval for each respective age group – which has yet to …

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Rescheduled Locash concert in Jackson

JACKSON, MI – A country music concert originally slated for Jackson in 2020 has been rescheduled and is back for the fall. Locash was due to occur in March 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, forcing a cancellation, said Scott Vitale, promoter of Country Boots and Bands. Related: Locash to …

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Country Artist Karen Waldrup, Legendary Producer Paul Worley and Music Benefactor’s Innovative Investment Opportunity Explode With Support

September 29, 2021 (Nashville, TN) – Country music artist, viral sensation and innovative entrepreneur, Karen Waldrup’s Project with Music Benefactors is a revolutionary fundraising platform that allows music fans to invest in the projects of their favorite artists and share royalties generated by albums. Support for this project is exploding …

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Sturgill Simpson cancels dates for 2021 tour

A week after having to cancel several of his shows, including a multi-night stint at Webster Hall in New York City, Sturgill Simpson canceled the rest of his tour dates for 2021. The country singer-guitarist posted on Instagram that he had dealt with serious vocal cord problems that left his …

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Free jab package with music festival

Since the launch of #VAXTHENATION, show organizers and artists have been encouraging Australians to get vaccinated through a variety of approaches. Recently, the Savannah in the Round Festival, a country music event held in the tropics of Cairns, spearheaded the initiative to partner with Queensland Health and become the first …

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New QC Radio Station Hiring Now

A new radio station has arrived in the Quad Cities, and it’s looking for new faces to add to its team. US 104.9, the “No.1 Quad Cities for the New Country,” debuted for Iowa and Illinois on Friday. US 104.9 is part of the Townsquare Media Quad Cities station group …

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Scotty McCreery may regret this story

Evan Paul is the host of Taste of Country Nights, a syndicated radio show that airs on over 100 country radio stations nationwide. Producer Amber co-hosts the show with him every night from 7 p.m. to midnight. Together they play the best new country music and interview today’s biggest stars …

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Country music stars arrive in the days of Nebraskaland

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – The Nebraskaland Days concert lineup will include Tim McGraw and Miranda Lambert in the final days of the festival. The Nebraskaland day board of directors shared their enthusiasm for concert numbers during a conference at Viaero Wireless. “These are people at the peak of their …

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Country music legend Saengsuree Rungroj dies of Covid-19

Legendary Thai country music singer Saengsuree Rungroj has death from complications of Covid-19, one week after being admitted to hospital for treatment. He was 68 years old. The announcement of the death of the country music stars was posted Friday afternoon on Dara Pappayon magazine’s Facebook page. Country music singer …

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ACM Tex Ritter Film Award Winners

Here is the full list of the Tex Ritter Film Award winners: 1979: The electric rider – Robert Redford and Jane Fonda starred in this film, which also starred Willie Nelson, whose songs were grouped together on the first side of the soundtrack album. The soundtrack reached No.3 on Billboardthe …

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Country music star Lee Brice arrives at Farm Progress Show

Farm Progress Show 2021 Features New Voices Supporting Agriculture and American Farmers-Country Music Star Voices Lee brice.. Bryce on September 1st Case IH Bryce will debut his new song “Farmer” to Farm Progress Show attendees, exhibitors and sponsors. “Our team is proud to be part of Case IH and Lee …

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Caleb Kennedy to perform at Greenville Country Music Fest

Caleb Kennedy has announced that he will be performing this year at the Greenville Country Music Fest on September 11 at the CCNB Amphitheater at Heritage Park in Simpsonville. “This is actually the first real big concert I’ve been to,” Kennedy said. “And I’m going to play it. It’s crazy.” …

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Pop Country Duo Render Sisters Delivers Sassy Advice For Former Boyfriends In A “Little Dreamer” Harmony Infused Acoustic Bop | state

NASHVILLE, Tennessee., July 19, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Pop-country duo Render Sisters continue an impressive year with their upcoming fourth single, “Little Dreamer,” a song that finds the harmonious sisters of Arkansas offering playful but candid advice to old boyfriends. “The idea behind the song actually started when we …

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John Carter Cash + Wife Welcome Baby Boy

John Carter Cash and his wife, Ana Cristina Cash, have welcomed their second child. According to a social media post, the couple welcomed a son named James Kristoffer Cash on Friday, July 16. Ana Cristina took to Instagram on Saturday July 17 to share two adorable photos of the newborn …

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Miranda Lamber says husband might never leave the stage

Miranda Lambert’s Husband Brendan McLoughlin Is Itchy! After performing “Summer Nights” with her in May, the former NYPD officer is ready to join his wife on stage more often. Could it become a thing? Like, when Lambert is on tour this summer, could McLoughlin make an appearance? The “Settling Down” …

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Dierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Music Festival canceled for 2021

Dierks Bentley’s 2021 Seven Peaks Music Festival has been canceled. “The current capacity restrictions put in place by local health authorities” are to blame, according to an Instagram post on the festival’s official account. The organizers of Seven Peaks announced the news on Friday, July 9. Passes already purchased for …

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Jimmy Buffett to Debut in Special Performance of “This Land Is Your Land” in Celebration of America’s Independence Day A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS

– The show will feature a July 4th message from the International Space Station – WASHINGTON, June 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – This 4th July, PBS ‘ A FOURTH CAPITOLCelebration of America’s Independence Day will feature the world premiere of multi-platinum music legend Jimmy buffett version inspired by the …

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