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  • RaeLynn Debuts “Get That All The Time,” A New Superstar-Written Mitchell Tenpenny Duet
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 22, 2021 at 5:24 pm

    Embedded from www.youtube.com. RaeLynn’s not just in the midst of nurturing her newborn daughter. Instead, she’s also just released Mitchell Tenpenny duet “Get That All The Time,” her latest single from her forthcoming album Baytown, out on September 24. The sassy, upbeat track features the two artists trading compliments in a coy yet charming manner.... Read more »

  • CMT Rewind: Florida Georgia Line’s “H.O.L.Y.” Spends 18 Consecutive Weeks On Top Of The Country Charts
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 22, 2021 at 4:32 pm

    Embedded from www.youtube.com. Florida Georgia Line’s 2021-released collaboration with Chase Rice for “Drinkin’ Beer, Talkin’ God, Amen” is, in fact, not the first time that Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley gained chart-topping renown for drinking beer and talking about their love of religion. For roughly one-third of 2016 (between May 21 through September 17), the... Read more »

  • 90s Country Popularity Surges with Gen-Z
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 22, 2021 at 3:16 pm

    Spotify has recently launched a campaign to celebrate — among many highlights related to a surge in popularity in 90s country hits, the platform hosting 89 million playlists from Gen-Z users containing iconic 90s country tracks. Alongside songs like Shania Twain’s “Come On Over,” songs like George Strait’s “Carrying Your Love With Me,” The Chicks’... Read more »

  • Cody Johnson Discusses Working In Texas’ Prison System Before Achieving Country Stardom
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 22, 2021 at 2:04 pm

    Country hitmaker Cody Johnson’s life on the range as a rodeo cowboy is an often discussed part of his charming appeal as a star artist in the genre. However, in a recent feature for Cowboys and Indians Magazine, he breaks down a little-known part of his past that also speaks to his forthright and honest... Read more »

  • Lil Nas X Covers Dolly Parton’s Iconic Classic, “Jolene”
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 22, 2021 at 1:53 pm

    Embedded from www.youtube.com. Ever since his mainstream breakout with pop-country trap anthem “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X has had a unique relationship with the trappings and sounds associated with country music on his rise to mainstream pop-cultural dominance. This pairing continues as the performer has recently released a cover of Dolly Parton’s 1974-released, lovelorn... Read more »


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