The lullaby maestros at Rockabye Baby are at it again for their first release of the new year: Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Blake Shelton, out February 4th. Made for the boys(and girls) ’round here with a craving for country, the album features gentle, sleepy-time renditions of Blake Shelton’s greatest hits, including “God’s Country”, “Nobody But You”, and “Honey Bee”.
The historic Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. will induct country legend Bobby Bare on April 5, 2022, two days prior to his 87th birthday. Bare’s star will be revealed on the walkway at Music City Walk of Fame Park located in SoBro amongst fellow inductees Dierks Bentley, Keb’ Mo’ and Connie Smith. The park is located directly across from the Country Music Hall of Fame, where Bare has been a member since 2013.
Bad Realm Records / Atlantic Records PLATINUM breakout artist BRELAND has hit the ground running this year with no signs of slowing down. According to The Tennessean, “As 2022 opens, BRELAND’s star is still on the rise,” and is gaining recognition with profiles in The Tennessean, Nashville Lifestyles, plus coveted spots on Spotify’s Hot County 2022 Artists To Watch, American Songwriter’s 12 Artists to Watch in 2022, CMT Listen Up class of 2022, and more.
Award-winning Circle Network announced today that it is set to premiere “More Life,” a documentary on multi-award-winning artist Randy Travis featuring many of his last recorded performances, on Thursday, February 10 at 8:30 PM ET. Made available to viewers for the first time ever, More Life will air following the season two premiere of “Upstream with Elizabeth Cook,” where Elizabeth joins Randy and his wife Mary at their home in Texas for a day of fishing.
The Academy of Country Music announced today Radio Awards nominees for the 57th Academy of Country Music Awards™, including double nominations for KCLR-FM in Columbia, MO; KHAY-FM in Ventura, CA; KXKT-FM in Omaha, NE; KYGO-FM in Denver, CO; WFMS-FM in Indianapolis, IN; WHKO-FM in Dayton, OH; WUBE-FM in Cincinnati, OH; WUSY-FM in Chattanooga, TN; WYCD-FM in Detroit, MI; and WYCT-FM in Pensacola, FL. Winners of the Radio Awards will be announced ahead of the 57th ACM Awards, with more information to follow in coming weeks.
Gearing up for a massive new year, two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum songwriter, producer, and author Kelsea Ballerini parlays the energy and success of a banner 2021 into what promises to be an even brighter 2022. Along the way, she has quietly emerged as one of the most impactful artists in country music and popular culture at large.
It’s time for another HOT episode of the Amazon Music original podcast Country Heat Weekly drops today featuring one of today’s biggest country stars, Carly Pearce. Fresh off her win for Female Vocalist of the Year at last year’s CMAs, Carly sits down to chat (and drink wine!) with hosts Kelly Sutton and Amber Anderson.
Sister duo Presley & Taylor wrapped up 2021 with millions of streams, cross-country touring and a beautiful rendition of “Mary, Did You Know?” and are starting the new year with their most passionate song yet. Written by Amanda Colleen Williams, “The Storm” hits all streaming services today on White Mustang Records via One RPM.
Special CMT Hot 20 Countdown episode to feature exclusive NWOC interviews and performances on January 22nd & January 23rd at 9a/8c CMT today revealed the ten artists named to its prestigious “CMT NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY” (NWOC) franchise, the brand’s long-running effort to support and expose developing female talent.