Mary Kay

Jamie O’Neal – “There Is No Arizona” – Throwback Thursday Video

Yes there are still women in country music; yes we must not forget them.  In the current state it seems to be mostly about the “Hey Dude” scene, but I think some of these men do not realize the impact “back in the day” women had on country music and how the young girls would associate with what they had to say.  One such artist caught my attention many years ago, and held it.  Bring on the applause for Jamie O’Neal as our “Throwback Thursday Video” artist of the day. ... read more!

Brian Collins – “Wednesday’s Watch”

The saying goes you learn something new almost everyday.  This can surely apply to music and the artist attached with it.  This is the case with me when gearing up for Country Radio Seminar (CRS) this year.  I had the great pleasure of being led toward a bright talented young country artist.  Welcome Brian Collins to our “Wednesday’s Watch” spotlight. ... read more!

2015 Country Radio Seminar (CRS) Wrap-Up With More To Follow

Country Music Matters made a strong presence this year in Nashville for the annual Country Radio Seminar (CRS) held downtown at the Nashville Convention Center from February 25-27.  After our media credentials were approved I knew I had a daunting task of setting up time with artists, giving each one all the attention I could in the allotted time frame, making sure my “homework” was done giving me knowledge into the background of each person and making sure the visit was fun, insightful, and comfortable for all of us especially the artist.  When I look back now on it all, it was so exciting, educational, memorable and once I got past some of my nervousness, just plain fun. ... read more!