It seems that this past week has been the Week of Carrie Underwood. Everyone has been talking nonstop about her since she announced on August 20th, that “Smoke Break” would be the new and lead single from her 5th studio album due out in October. She also announced the title and release date for the new album, which will be called “Storyteller”, that same night. The music video for “Smoke Break” was released on Monday the 24th! Talk about getting your Carrie Underwood fix! So in honor of all the hullabaloo over Carrie this week, I’ve chosen a Carrie video for this week’s throwback video feature. ... read more!
It is like following up with “our children” when we find great news about them. Cingle Records artist Rainey Qualley was in our “Wednesday’s Watch” spotlight earlier this month. She impressed us so it is no surprise that she will make her Grand Ole Opry debut on Friday August 28th. ... read more!
It can be a hazard to be on social media too much, but at times without it some new talent would be lost in the shuffle. Enter Nashville-based trio, Stella // James. After seeing some coverage and a video as well as catching their show live on Periscope from the 3rd & Lindsley Bar last night in Nashville, I was impressed and knew I would pursue the trio further. Today meet our “Wednesday’s Watch” artists. ... read more!
“No whiskey when I’ve had a bad day…A little dose of you goes a long way.” Sounds like sage advice from the lyrics of Little Big Towns’ song “Pain Killer,” which is also the title of their latest album. In the aftermath of “Girl Crush” which spent a record-breaking 13 weeks at No. 1, the band moved forward releasing the new video for “Pain Killer.” ... read more!
The words SOLD OUT concert is something every artist wants to hear. Broken Bow Records’ Dustin Lynch had that experience. On Friday August 21st the 3,800 available tickets for his “Hell Of A Night Tour” stop at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver CO sold out in just 12 hours after tickets were released for sale. ... read more!
To become involved can be simple, easy and meaningful. Singer songwriter Phil Vassar has joined celebrity spokeswoman Jennifer Lopez along with country group Lady Antebellum and rock super star Sir Paul McCartney in showing support of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals with the official CMN Hospitals’ Miracle Band. They are displaying a commitment to give children every chance to live a better life and support the organization’s work as well as the families affected by childhood illness. ... read more!