I want to mention some of my favorite, up-and-coming artists right now. These 5 are who I’m listening to and I think each of them is poised to make a big splash onto the country music scene. If you haven’t heard of them yet, you will. I promise! Each amazingly-talented in their own right and bring something just a little bit different to the genre. Continue Reading →
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Just a little delay in getting this out since just before CMA Music Festival, but better late than never! Continue Reading →
Talented young duo Striking Matches talk to Matt at CMA Fest about their music, their incredible year and their new album!
Poignant Ballad “I Guess That Says It All” Written By Hitmakers Bryan White, Travis Thibodaux, Steve Williams
Country newcomer Joanna Mosca‘s mesmerizing voice has been compared those of Reba McEntire and Stevie Nicks, but her vocals are distinctly her own on her newest single, “I Guess That Says It All.” Released May 13 on CDX Vol. 570, thepoignant ballad was written by hitmakers Bryan White, Travis Thibodaux and Steve Williams. Resonating with honest emotion and a wealth of heartache, the tune is sure to engage listeners who have lived these lines before.
Nashville residents and fans of country music legend Johnny Cash have a treat in store for them. Very soon, in the next couple of weeks, the brand new Johnny Cash Museum will be opening its doors to the public for the very first time.
Singer/songwriter becomes anchor client for new artist management firm.
Singer/songwriter Erika Cole recently signed a management deal with Capri Nashville, a division of Capri Artist Management, effective March 25, 2013, announced the firm’s founder Christian Barker.
Ms. Cole, a 2011 graduate of Berklee College of Music, moved to Nashville, Tennessee a little over a year ago to pursue her dream of vocal performance. Coming from a tightly knit farm town in upstate New York, she was raised on the music of Pasty Cline and Aretha Franklin. Immersed in this soulful sound, she developed a deep love for music and found her comfort on stage.
Also Get a Behind the Scenes Look Inside the Studio
Watch a preview of the official video for Cowboy Up directed by Shaun Silva. You can also see a behind the scenes look at Ann Marie in the studio recording her Caged Bird EP.
Rising pop star’s video for her latest single premieres TODAY on VEVO
Since I have been relentlessly plugging Nikki Williams for a while now (for good reason), I was excited to catch up with her about her new video for the single “Glowing” which premiers today on VEVO. She may live outside the 615 area code now, but she did move here from South Africa before finding her way to LA. Not only that, she cut her teeth writing country songs (“Like My Mother Does,” “Fly Again”), so we’re gonna count it!
The 24-year-old songstress also talks about the song itself as a departure from her online debut of “Kill, F***, Marry” and her first album… all while getting a foot massage and eating a chicken sandwich.
Danielle Peck stops by to talk to us about her inspirational new single “Impossible Dreams,” the subsequent Country Weekly contest, and some beauty tips. She is also the newest artist slated to perform on the Music in Motion on the Ocean cruise!
Check out this fun, new song from Laura Bell Bundy called “Two Step”! Let us know what you think!
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