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Maggie Rose To Release Anthemic New EP ‘Dreams > Dollars’ (May 19)


“Body On Fire” debuted via Spotify’s New Music Friday: spoti.fi/2p4hbpL

Check out a teaser here: bit.ly/2pesnMc

Praised as “what’s next in Nashville” by NPR, Maggie Rose will release her new EP ‘Dreams > Dollars’ on May 19. Fueled by love and loss and her own personal experiences with the two, Maggie penned and co-produced the five-song EP, showcasing her evolution into “one of country’s rising storytellers” (Washington Post).

In “Body On Fire” (available now via Spotify pre-order), the provocative lead-off single, Maggie’s sultry vocals set free the yearning urgency of requited love. A tender guitar intro builds to the lust-filled crescendo, “you don’t even need to try, you just set my body on fire!” It hits right in the solar plexus and you wait for it to happen again and again. Her explosive range empowers listeners to embrace their bodies and sexuality. Listen via Spotify here: spoti.fi/2p4hbpL

The remaining tracks on ‘Dreams > Dollars’ play as an exuberant, anthemic collection that delivers poignant clarity through her relatable stories of love, success and struggle. The EP’s first track, “Too Many Love Songs,” creates a not-so-picturesque image of the aftermath of a relationship. With references to Bob Dylan and Patsy Cline, the song is an anthem to the brokenhearted and quickly becomes a safe haven from unavoidable love songs. Title track “More Dreams Than Dollars” “exudes both confidence and vulnerability… [weaving the] tale of hope” (Rolling Stone Country) familiar to all struggling dreamers, while “I Won’t” sketches a voyeuristic take on love, pinpointing the dysfunction that arises from passion. The EP caps with “We’ll Grow Out Of It,” where Maggie capitalizes on a universally relatable theme post-2016 — trying to find your place in the world while watching it seemingly fall off the hinges.

“This project was simply the most natural, relevant next step for me. I’m so inspired by what I am most passionate about: the music I made and the people I love,” says Maggie. “I’ve never been more comfortable in my own skin than I am now, and I think this EP showcases that.”

Maggie is off to an amazing start in 2017. In addition to her 13-date run on Martina McBride’s CMT Next Women of Country Tour, she has landed her biggest direct-support dates yet. She’ll be heading out on the road with Hunter Hayes this Spring and will cap her Summer as direct-support on Tim McGraw & Faith Hill’s Soul2Soul tour. Maggie joins CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Brothers Osborne, GRAMMY-winning songwriter Lori McKenna, Margo Price and more as support.

Pre-order ‘Dreams > Dollars’ here: hyperurl.co/MaggieRoseEP

‘Dreams > Dollars’ Track List:
Producers: Maggie Rose, Jimmy Robbins
1. Too Many Loves Songs (Nicolle Clawson/Jimmy Robbins/Maggie Rose)
2. Body On Fire (Maggie Rose/Chad Carolson)
3. More Dreams Than Dollars (Nicolle Clawson/Jimmy Robbins/Maggie Rose)
4. I Won’t (Larry Florman/Alex Haddad/Maggie Rose)
5. We’ll Grow Out of It (Alex Kline/Maggie Rose/Jason Saenz)

Upcoming tour dates:
May 5 / Stoney’s Rockin’ Country / Las Vegas, NV
May 6 / Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall / Laughlin, NV
May 11 / Boondocks / Springfield, IL*
May 12 / The Rave / Milwaukee, WI*
May 13 / Joe’s Live / Rosemont, IL*
May 19 / Eddie’s Attic / Decatur, GA
May 20 / Jeep Jam, Frank Brown Park / Panama City Beach, FL
May 28 / Country 500, Daytona International Speedway / Daytona Beach, FL
June 8 / CMA Fest, Piranhas / Nashville, TN$
June 10 / CMA Fest, Chevrolet Park Stage at Walk of Fame Park / Nashville, TN
July 3 / Brush Creek Ranch, WY
July 5 / Brush Creek Ranch, WY
Aug. 5 / Wisconsin State Fair / Milwaukee, WI
Aug. 11 / The Ritz / Raleigh, NC*
Aug. 12 / House of Blues / North Myrtle Beach, SC*
Aug. 17 / Quicken Loans Arena / Cleveland, OH
Aug. 18 / Wells Fargo Center / Philadelphia, PA
Aug. 20 / Rusty Rudder / Dewey Beach, DE

* denotes shows w. Hunter Hayes
denotes shows w. Soul2Soul Tour w. Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
$ denotes show w. JT Hodges

Praise for Maggie Rose:
“what’s next in Nashville” – NPR
“one of country’s rising storytellers” – Washington Post
“astute” – New York Times
“determined yet sweetly serene” – Wall Street Journal “Speakeasy”

Follow Maggie Rose here:
Official website: iammaggierose.com
Facebook: facebook.com/iammaggierose
Instagram: instagram.com/iammaggierose
Twitter: twitter.com/iammaggierose
Follow the conversation with #MoreDreamsThanDollars

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A Closer Look @ Jamie Lynn Spears As She Talks New Music And New Sound

We caught up with singer/songwriter/actress Jamie Lynn Spears at the most recent CMT Next Women of Country event this past November at City Winery in Nashville. Host Esseri Holmes talks with her about her new music.

Check out our interview with her below to find out what she’s been up to!

Watch this acoustic session in Nashville of her latest single “Sleepover”.

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Natalie Stovall & The Drive Start Kick starter Campaign For New EP


Natalie Stovall & The Drive have released their Kickstarter campaign yesterday to help fund the release of their new EP “Heartbreak”.  The band has been hard at work to get new music out quite some time now, but when their label suddenly shut down, they were driven to start over – writing and recording, and it is now in the home stretch of being complete. You can visit the campaign HERE

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CLAY WALKER To Help Launch SiriusXM Radio’s Newest On-Air Channel Y2Kountry And Premiere New Music

Multi-platinum selling country artist Clay Walker will help launch SiriusXM’s newest on-air Country music channel Y2Kountry on Channel 57, which will highlight Country songs from the 2000s. Walker will host his own Y2Kountry launch party this Thursday, July 17th at 5am EST by selecting some of his favorite Country songs and telling stories about some of 2000s best-know, most loved artists. During his five-hour appearance, Walker will also debut two new songs entitled “Rock the Radio” and “Long Live the Cowboy,” which he recently recorded for an upcoming album project. To get more information on Walker’s launch party fans can go to http://www.siriusxm.com/y2kountry.


Walker’s Y2Kountry launch party will re-air on July 18th at 4pm ESTJuly 19th at 10am ESTJuly 20th at 8pm EST, and July 21st at 12pm EST. Walker has been on the road performing select shows across the country and recently hosted his 7th Annual Clay Walker Celebrity Charity Classic in Pebble Beach to help raise money for his charity Band Against MS (BAMS). Attendees at the event included Michael Bolton and T Bone Burnett who also performed with Walker during the Grand Gala Event and Dinner. The 7th Annual Clay Walker Celebrity Charity Classic raised close to 100K for MS research.


As a true fan favorite with a devoted legion of followers across the country Clay Walker has sold over 11 million albums; had 11 No. 1 hit singles, four RIAA Platinum and two Gold certified albums under his belt. His most recent ninth studio album She Won’t Be Lonely Long received critical praise from fans and media alike. He returned as the host of TROPHY HUNTERS TV on the Outdoor Channel for the 2014 season and can be seen in select theatres in the family-friendly drama movie, Alone Yet Not Alone. Outside of the stage and studio, Clay is the founder of Band Against MS (BAMS) a non-profit charity that funds MS research and education. Walker established BAMS in 2003 with the goal of helping others living with the same disease he has battled since 1996.  To date, BAMS has raised more than 2 million dollars.


To get up to date information on Clay Walker fans can go to www.claywalker.com or visit his socials athttps://www.facebook.com/officialclaywalkerand https://twitter.com/Claywalker.

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Big Kenny’s ELECTRO SHINE Releases New Music

Big and Rich Remix

New Bundle of Big & Rich Remix Tracks Available

Big Kenny, one-half of multi-platinum country duo Big & Rich, is continuing to push boundaries with his ELECTRO SHINE music project, where he brings together an eclectic fusion of beats, instrumentation and feel-good lyrics.  On September 3rd, a new installment of Electro Shine Remix tracks was released on Glotown Records, including “Party Like Cowboyz” and “Born Again” from Big & Rich’s latest release, Hillbilly Jedi.

“I’ve decided that it’s time to get everybody dancing again! It’s time to start celebrating life, no matter how much BS we keep enduring in the world. I want to throw big dance parties and get us all to know one another and make new friends.  John (Rich) and I had such a huge hit and success with our dance remix of “Save a Horse,” I was inspired to try some of the Electro Shine sounds to my favorite new B&R hits, “Born Again” and “Party Like Cowboyz.” Now lets crank up the tunes and dance. It’s a great way to meet girls,” says Big Kenny.

Big KennyFor those passionate “out of the box” EDM, country and hick-hop music lovers, ELECTRO SHINE has more for your listening pleasure.  ELECTRO SHINE’s debut EP, The Hits Vol. 1, that features a love of “Muzik Without Prejudice,” the mariachi inspired and pop infused “Electro Country Shine,” the feel good dance anthem “Hope Chant,” electronic country and rap anthem “Star,” and three versions of “Dance Upon The Solid Ground,” the up-tempo jam ingrained with twangy fiddle, banjo and electronic melodies is also available at all digital retail outlets.

“Electro Shine is going to be a great way to introduce country to the Electronic Dance world, which is so huge now. And a great way to introduce the Electronic Dance World to Big & Rich and Electro Shine,” adds Big Kenny.

In addition to the recordings, soon to be announced will be the ELECTRO SHINE touring show.  The Vegas-style show under a big top tent will include singers, musicians, rappers, dancers, badass beats, aerialists, lights, lasers, psychedelic great visuals, and even little blue flying winged cherubs!  An experience that could be best described as a musical circus, hosted by Big Kenny, where a collision of EDM, Americana, Country, Reggae, Rock,  Pop, and Hip-Hop will create the vibe and party atmosphere that will keep everyone inspired and on the dance floor.

ELECTRO SHINE is spearheaded by singer, songwriter and producer Big Kenny of Big & Rich.  The farm boy from Culpeper, Virginia, powers the engine behind the madness of ELECTRO SHINE and has the passion and vision to propel it into an unforgettable experience.  The ELECTRO SHINE sound is truly something that hasn’t been heard before from what might typically be thought of as an unlikely pairing.

For more information about ELECTRO SHINE, connect digitally at:

For Media and Tour/Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact:
Webster & Associates Public Relations & Marketing
Jeremy Westby / 615-777-6995 x228 / jeremy@websterpr.com
Kirt Webster / 615-777-6995 x230 / kirt@websterpr.com

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Rising Singer-Songwriter Ann Marie Releases Debut Single “Cowboy Up”

Ann MarieCountry music singer-songwriter Ann Marie is releasing her highly anticipated debut single “Cowboy Up.” Co-penned by Ann Marie and hit songwriter Danny Myrick (Jason Aldean’s “She’s Country” Craig Morgan’s “International Harvester”), “Cowboy Up” showcases Ann Marie’s powerful vocals and lively persona.

Alongside the release of “Cowboy Up,” Ann Marie will be opening for Darius Rucker on Thursday, August 15th in Paso Robles, CA and Friday, August 16th in Lancaster, CA. The music video for “Cowboy Up” is set to be released in September along with Ann Marie’s debut EP.

California native Ann Marie has shared the stage with artists such as Adele, Richard Marx, Brian McKnight and opened for Josh Turner, Dierks Bentley, Easton Corbin, Big & Rich and many other celebrated country music artists.  The video for “Cowboy Up,” directed by renowned music video producer Shaun Silva (Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Sugarland, Rascal Flatts) is set to hit major networks in the fall of 2013. Currently signed to William Morris Endeavor booking agency and Pat Finch Music Publishing/Southern Crossroads Music, Ann Marie can be seen performing at venues across the country. “Cowboy Up” can be downloaded via iTunes and the sneak peak promotional video can be seen here.

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Austin Webb To Release “Slip On By” to Country Radio August 5th

Austin Webb

Streamsound Records recording artist Austin Webb will release his new single, “Slip On By,” to Country radio August 5th.

The track is a sentimental ballad that stresses the value of time and not living in regret. This harmonious tune plucks on the heartstrings of growing older and emphasizes the importance of not letting time ‘slip on by.’

Written by Allen Dukes, Blake Neesmith, Nathan Tomberlin and Chris Stevens, the song is Webb’s second single from his upcoming 2013 full-length album release, produced by Byron Gallimore.  The Grammy-winning producer has worked with and produced No. 1 hits for acts including Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Sugarland.

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Rachele Lynae: “Fishin’ For Something” Live (VIDEO)

Check out this new video from hot newcomer Rachele Lynae performing “Fishin’ For Something” Live!

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Little River Band Set To Release New Album Cuts Like A Diamond On August 27th

Cuts Like A Diamond

New Single “The Lost and the Lonely” set for release July 8

Legendary hit-makers LITTLE RIVER BAND are gearing up for their latest album release of AOR masters Cuts Like A Diamond for Frontiers Records on August 24th in Europe and August 27th in North America. The group will be releasing a digital only single “The Lost and the Lonely,” on July 8th.

Formed originally in Melbourne, Australia in 1975, LITTLE RIVER BAND started enjoying their success in their home country before becoming radio staples in the United States with good songwriting, powerful vocals, and guitar harmonies. They immediately claimed their place as one of the great vocal bands of the ‘70s…and the ‘80s.

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Joel Crouse’s “If You Want Some” Video Debuts On Rollingstone.com

Joel Crouse

First Music Video from Young Singer Who is Opening 16 Stadium Shows for Taylor Swift This Summer

Show Dog Universal Music recording artist Joel Crouse will debut his first music video, “If You Want Some,” on RollingStone.com TODAY. The video, directed by Chris Hicky, features Crouse and his band setting up to perform and party with friends outside a convenience market after their tour van breaks down.  Check out the worldwide video premiere teaser here. Pick up a copy of Crouse’s new single “If You Want Some” on iTunes here.

“I can’t really describe how exciting this is for me,” said Crouse, who recently turned 21 on June 14.  “First, I have a record deal and I’m working on my album, which is the fulfillment of a dream I’ve had since I was a kid.  Then, I’m touring stadiums with Taylor Swift, which is awesome. And now, I’ve filmed a music video and RollingStone.com is playing it first!  It just doesn’t get much better than that.”

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