Country music

Why you should love country music

I know it’s a lot of fun making fun of country music. I do too and I grew up with it. But despite all the songs about girls, trucks, and beer that seem to be all the rage in country music, there are quite a few positives, like Kacey musgraves …

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Morgan Wallen no longer banned from country radio

Voice alumnus Morgan Wallen is no longer banned from country radio months after a video was posted online showing him using a racial slur. The voice Alum Morgan Wallen is airing again on country radio after being banned for several months following the posting of a video that captured him …

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Country music festival shakes up downtown Lebanon this week

Sonya Staffan has two stores in Lebanon, the Oh Susanna clothing store and the Jam and Jelly Lady, which sells personalized jams. For the country music festival, she will deploy the Jam Session (black raspberries, blackberries and strawberries). During the limitations of COVID-19, Staffan improvised by adding products to his …

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Shootouts rise in US charts ahead of Canton concert

Over the past few weeks, Ryan Humbert, lead singer of The Shootouts, has frequently posted social media updates regarding the success of the band’s new album. “Bullseye,” the second album by the five-piece group, reached 6th place earlier this week on the Americana Music Association’s album charts. The Shootouts currently …

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Tanya Tucker announces 2021 tour dates

Tanya Tucker’s 2020 CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour was just a handful of dates when shows were postponed indefinitely last March. On Wednesday, Tucker announced the postponement of 2021 dates for the trek, along with other live performances. Tucker CMT Next Women dates resume August …

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Jimmie Allen sings the anthem; Milo Ventimiglia honorary holder

Country music artist Jimmie Allen kicked off the festivities at the 105th edition of Indianapolis 500, bringing a touching and soothing touch to his interpretation of the “star-spangled banner”. The pre-race tradition has even more significance this year, as Indianapolis Motor Circuit welcomes fans back after months of uncertainty and …

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Zach Miller releases his first country music

Larry Mayer For several years, Zach Miller has written songs and performed for his family. Former Bears Reach out shared his musical abilities with others around the world for the first time on Friday. Miller released his first single, “How Ya Like Us Now”. This is a bright country music …

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Allie Colleen’s Heart Shines Through Her Music

Oklahoma-raised country singer Allie Colleen delivers her own mark of authenticity and depth through honest lyrics and soulful vocals. His songs are believable – whether happy, hopeful, angry, or sad – that make listeners feel like they are looking out a window into his heart. Colleen released her first album, …

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A legendary comeback | Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

From June 10 to 13, North Ocean Boulevard will come alive with country music fans from across the country. The Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) is back for its sixth year of music and entertainment in Myrtle Beach. This year’s lineup includes fan favorites like Darius Rucker, Kelsea Ballerini and …

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All 2021 Billboard Music Awards Country Music Winners

The 2021 Billboard The Music Awards took place on Sunday, May 23, with the annual award winner announcing ceremony before and during the evening’s broadcast. Winners at Billboard Music prices are determined by fan interactions with the music, including digital album and song sales, streaming, radio broadcasting, touring, and social …

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Kennedy Center Laureates Still Appreciate Lean Tribute

2020 Kennedy Center Honored Violinist Midori attends the 43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center on Friday, May 21, 2021 in Washington. (AP Photo / Kevin Wolf) Kevin wolf AP WASHINGTON This year’s Kennedy Center Honors may be a lean affair as the nation emerges from the coronavirus …

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Executive record player: Republic promotes Roderick Scott

In his new role, Scott will continue to envision, update and oversee integrated marketing campaigns and deployment strategy for a dynamic roster of GRAMMY® award-winning global talent, including Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Kid Cudi, Black Thought, Coi Leray and many more. Arista recordings announced the appointment of Khristopher Riddick-Tynes as …

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Caleb Kennedy’s record sales climb country music charts

Caleb Kennedy on ‘American Idol’. Screenshot from Youtube / American Idol. South Carolina singer Caleb Kennedy leaving “American Idol” after a controversial video of him emerged has apparently not phased his fans. His EP reached No.2 in the iTunes Country Chart and No.7 among All Genres this week. Her mother, …

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Does Nelly publish a collaboration with Morgan Wallen?

Nelly is preparing to release his country-steeped EP, Heartland! Now fans are wondering if Morgan Wallen will be featured on the project. On Sunday May 16, the Grammy Award-winning rapper shared a boomerang of himself on Instagram with the caption: “#HEARTLAND is coming soon .. !!!” In which, Wallen was …

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