Grammy-nominated member of the Grand Ole Opry Trace Adkins truly needs no big introduction or long history lesson on his career. If you have missed his trademark baritone that powered countless hits to the top of the charts and turned albums into Platinum plaques, selling over 10 million albums, cumulatively then I am not sure how that could have happened. Today I struggled on what I wanted to select as our Music Video Monday feature but when I saw this video from the 2006 Cracker Barrel Country Songs Of The Year Concert my decision was made. ... read more!
Multi-Platinum selling country music artist Scotty McCreery is among one of the list of country artists keeping the media abuzz with exciting news. His lyric video for his new song, “Southern Belle” will be released TODAY, Aug. 31 on VEVO. Viewers can watch the video below! ... read more!
One of the greatest gifts you can give or receive is TIME. Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum announced the group will step away from recording and touring following the conclusion of their current, “Wheels Up Tour” in order to spend more time with their families and focus on writing songs for their next project. ... read more!
Phil Vassar is an artist who I would love to have half of his energy to bottle and sell; I would get pretty rich. The Lynchburg, VA native has called Nashville home since his music scene debut in the late ‘90s. The two-time ASCAP Songwriter of the Year artist is heading out on the fall leg of his 2015 #noPHILter tour burning up many miles along the way. ... read more!
The media business can be crazy, interesting, unexpected, but most of all we look for the fun. Country Music Matters has found that fun and will add it every Friday morning in conjunction with 99.1 The Ranch/KWSV in Simi Valley, CA. With the work of our Editor in Chief, Krissie and myself, along with Program Director Michael Raffety and morning on-air personality Ashley Paige we have developed a way to bring you an extra dose of the latest Country news highlights of each week. ... read more!
Nice to see the Ladies taking over the news feeds this week. Grammy nominated Jennifer Nettles is sharing a new step in her career. Big Machine Record Label announced Jennifer has signed on as part of their ever growing artist roster. Along with this she will release a new single this October as well as a new album set for early 2016. ... read more!