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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 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 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 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 »

  • Brittany Kennell’s “Most Wanted” Provides Peace For The Lonely-Hearted
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 21, 2021 at 2:20 pm

    Embedded from “Love is a tough game. It can leave us feeling lonely and make us do crazy things,” says Brittany Kennell about her latest single, “Most Wanted.” Insofar as the video for the track, it was shot on a family farm in Bromont, Quebec, Canada, wherein the grandparents who owned the farm even… Read more »

  • Jimmie Allen Makes An Impressive Dancing With The Stars Debut
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 21, 2021 at 1:08 pm

    Embedded from Dance pro and Dancing With The Stars Season 24 champion Emma Slater partnered with Jimmie Allen as the country star debuted on Monday evening, September 20’s premiere episode of the 30th season of the celebrity dance contest program. The “Best Shot” vocalist admitted to being both “competitive as hell” and “nervous to… Read more »

  • Dierks Bentley Is “Thankful For Teachers” After A Year Of Home-Schooling His Children
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 21, 2021 at 1:04 pm

    Dierks Bentley’s recently released BRELAND and HARDY collaboration “Beers On Me” takes on a completely different meaning if you hear him discuss the ups and downs of home-schooling his three children for the past year. “[Sometimes, I’d say] This is brutal, this is awful. No one is more thankful for teachers than parents last year,… Read more »

  • Check Out These Must-See Performers At Americana Fest
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    For the 21st year, the Americana Music Association takes over Music City for a week, honoring the melting pot of music, including roots, folk, country, blues, and soul. Americana Fest will feature hundreds of live performances at numerous Nashville venues for four nights, plus more by everyone from legendary artists to the next generation’s rising… Read more »

  • 2021 CMT Artists Of The Year Honoree: Luke Combs
    by Marcus K. Dowling on September 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Standing six feet apart, as well as a lack of live touring, didn’t stop North Carolina native Luke Combs from continuing his incredible run of number-one singles in the past twelve months. He followed up his 2019-released album What You See Is What You Get with the deluxe album What You See Ain’t Always What… Read more »