‘Never Regret’ is the newest 12-song release from country artist Craig Campbell. It is produced by Keith Stegall & Matt Rovey with Campbell co-writing 6 out the 12 songs on this album. Continue Reading →
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“Any Day Is A Good Day” sung by Amber Hayes and written by Amber Hayes, Bill DiLuigi and JP Williams is a soft, traditional country ballad. Hayes’ strong, controlled vocals combined with the thoughtful lyrics and the scaled-back production create a very pleasing song to the listener. I especially enjoyed the infusion of the steel guitar throughout the song–sadly you don’t hear it quite enough for my taste in many country songs any more. Continue Reading →
Craig Campbell’s sophomore album, Never Regret, hit stores this week and the album is already garnering rave reviews.
Here’s what some of the critics are saying about NEVER REGRET:
“A country singer to the core. Craig delivers on Never Regret, an album that stays true to his musical vision while displaying excellent growth with consistently strong performances.”
“Craig Campbell is a solid writer, has an uncanny knack for crafting (or finding, in some cases) catchy melodies and delivers the goods with enough personality to separate him from the general flock.”
Here’s the newest video from hot country artist Hunter Hayes. Enjoy!
Fans of that smooth, deep baritone voice that can only belong to Trace Adkins won’t be disappointed in the newest release to hit stores entitled ‘Love Will…’.
This 11-track album has an overall theme that shows a little softer side of the country hitmaker, and still leans towards a more traditional country sound that you’ve come to expect from Trace.
My favorite off the album is the poignant ballad featuring Colbie Caillat called “Watch The World End”; a song about two lovers lamenting over what they would do if the world was coming to an end. I, also, thoroughly enjoyed “Come See Me”; another ballad that will have all the ladies swooning as Trace sings “just let me be your everything. Come see me. I want to love you.” Continue Reading →
Two well-known national personalities – country music superstar Chris Young and noted news journalist and recording artist Robin Meade – have been selected to sing the National Anthems during Aaron’s Dream Weekend (May 3-5) at Talladega Superspeedway.
Young will give his rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” prior to the Saturday, May 4, Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, which is scheduled for a 2 pm (CST) start on ESPN. Meade will provide the fans her version on Sunday, May 5, moments before the start of Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, set for a noon (CST) green flag. In addition, Young will deliver Talladega fans an added bonus with a free Saturday night Infield Concert, held near the historic Talladega Boulevard. Continue Reading →
Country Music Hall of Famer, Grand Ole Opry member, and Kennedy Center Honoree George Glenn Jones died Friday, April 26, 2013 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He was hospitalized April 18 with fever and irregular blood pressure.
Born September 12, 1931, Jones is regarded among the most important and influential singers in American popular music history. He was the singer of enduring country music hits including “She Thinks I Still Care,” “The Grand Tour,” “Walk Through This World With Me,” “Tender Years” and “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” the latter of which is often at the top of industry lists of the greatest country music singles of all time.
“A singer who can soar from a deep growl to dizzying heights, he is the undisputed successor of earlier natural geniuses such as Hank Williams and Lefty Frizzell,” wrote Bob Allen in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Encyclopedia of Country Music.”
Chris Janson Becomes Honorary Friends And Family Member Of The Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum
Hot country newcomer and dynamic multi-instrumentalist Chris Janson was invited to become an honorary “Friends and Family” member of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum yesterday, April 23, 2013.
Since releasing his chart-climbing single “Better I Don’t,” Janson has been garnering nationwide buzz from media and fans alike. Already a fan-favorite live, “Better I Don’t” will be featured on his debut full-length album produced by Keith Stegall (Alan Jackson, Zac Brown Band), which is expected for release later this year via Bigger Picture Group.
With undeniable charisma, Janson brings a blue-collar, working-class, boot-stomping hillbilly redneck attitude to bear on every live performance, earning him opening slots for music legends Merle Haggard and Hank Williams Jr. The talented songwriter co-wrote Tim McGraw’s fastest rising single of his career with “Truck Yeah” and began writing at just 18 with an impressive group of musicians from the likes of Guns N’ Roses to Bill Anderson. The Perryville, Missouri, native first broke onto the Nashville music scene when he landed a year long, four show a day gig at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge on Nashville’s Lower Broadway.
2013 ACM Male Vocalist of the Year Jason Aldean swept up three 2013 Billboard Music Awards nominations this morning highlighted by the all-genre Top Male Artist alongside Justin Bieber, Drake, Bruno Mars and Flo Rida. Aldean is also a finalist for Top Country Album, a category he won last year with his Double Platinum album MY KINDA PARTY, as well as Top Country Artist.
“I’m really proud to be the guy that gets to represent our genre in that ‘Top Male’ category and wave that flag for country music,” said Aldean. “Our genre is bigger and more diverse than ever, and it’s just cool to be part of this movement that’s happening right now. I’ve been so focused on getting the tour going this year and just making certain our first run of stadiums is everything the fans expect it to be, that this totally caught me be surprise. Thanks to everyone who has bought a ticket or downloaded an album…I’ll do my best to represent and make y’all proud!”
Chris Young’s reasons to celebrate continue to stack up as his latest smash “I Can Take It From There” screams into the Top 5 and continues to climb the charts. This latest hit joins the previous three singles released from NEON, including the Platinum-selling #1 single “Tomorrow.” Young’s highly lauded third album, NEON, released in July 2011, debuting at #4 on the Billboard Top 200 chart with sales advancing on a half-million copies.
“I am so thankful to country radio and the amazing fans for all of the support of my NEON album.” Young shares. “It has been an incredible time for me and has opened so many doors.” With a new album in the works, Chris is excited for fans to hear this fresh, new music. “I am stoked about finishing up the new album and can’t wait to share the brand new music with everyone later this year!”
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