COUNTRY NEWS

  • Hailey Whitters Kept Herself Sane in Quarantine by SongwritingHailey Whitters Kept Herself Sane in Quarantine by Songwriting
    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… Read more »
  • Lady A Discuss All-Female Band Performance of “Like A Lady,” and Their ’90s Country InfluencesLady A Discuss All-Female Band Performance of “Like A Lady,” and Their ’90s Country Influences
    Embedded from www.youtube.com. 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… Read more »
  • Carly Pearce Is on a Career Winning Streak–And These Furry Friends Are Cheering Her OnCarly Pearce Is on a Career Winning Streak–And These Furry Friends Are Cheering Her On
    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… Read more »
  • Brett Young Is Set To Release a Children’s BookBrett Young Is Set To Release a Children’s Book
    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… Read more »
  • Chris Lane, Lauren Bushnell Welcome First ChildChris Lane, Lauren Bushnell Welcome First Child
    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… Read more »
  • Midland’s Mark Wystrach To Appear in ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ MovieMidland’s Mark Wystrach To Appear in ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ Movie
    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… Read more »
  • Brad Paisley Honors The Dream Chasers in New Track “City of Music”Brad Paisley Honors The Dream Chasers in New Track “City of Music”
    Embedded from www.youtube.com. 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… Read more »
  • Lindsay Ell Says Her Recent Foot Injury Also Served as Songwriting InspirationLindsay Ell Says Her Recent Foot Injury Also Served as Songwriting Inspiration
    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… Read more »
  • BRELAND Discusses Working With Keith Urban, Keeping a Fresh PerspectiveBRELAND Discusses Working With Keith Urban, Keeping a Fresh Perspective
    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… Read more »
  • See The Can’t Miss Backstage Moments From The CMT Music AwardsSee The Can’t Miss Backstage Moments From The CMT Music Awards
    Last night’s CMT Music Awards were star-studded–both onstage and off. Between performances and awards presentations, artists took the time to catch up and hang out. Kelsea Ballerini was ecstatic to meet music legend Gladys Knight. Mickey Guyton and Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman had a joyous reunion. An injured foot… Read more »