CMT reveals “Next Women of Country” class of 2021! Continue reading CMT reveals “Next Women of Country” class of 2021
Jay DeMarcus’ Christian Music Label, Red Street Records Expands Adding New Artists & Songwriters to Roster Continue reading Jay DeMarcus’ Music Label, Red Street Records Expands Adding New Artists & Songwriters to Roste
BMLG RECORDS trio LADY A are soon to become the newest members of the venerable GRAND OLE OPRY. The surprise invitation was extended YESTERDAY (1/21) by OPRY member DARIUS RUCKER while LADY A was taping their performance for the upcoming two-hour NBC-TV special, “GRAND OLE OPRY: 95 YEARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC” (NET NEWS 1/19). Watch the moment — which will be included in the special — happen on the OPRY stage here. “This is the best surprise we could ever ask for,” LADY A’s HILLARY SCOTT said in response to the invitation. “I’ve been coming here since I was a little girl, so to say we are honored is an understatement. We are so truly grateful to officially be a part of this amazing family.” LADY A’s membership is effective immediately. The group made their OPRY debut in 2007. OPRY members BRAD PAISLEY and BLAKE SHELTON will co-host “GRAND OLE OPRY: 95 YEARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC,” airing on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14th at 9p (ET/PT).
Eric Church made the surprise announcement of not one, not TWO , BUT THREE albums to be released in April in what seems to be quickly becoming a creative trend on the heels of a near-year-long-lockdown during the pandemic. Continue reading Eric Church Announces TRIPLE Album Release!
Clothing For a Cause: Granger Smith Deepens Focus on Yee Yee Apparel’s Philanthropic Efforts Continue reading Clothing For a Cause: Granger Smith Deepens Focus on Yee Yee Apparel’s Philanthropic Efforts
Carrie Underwood to release gospel album “My Savior” This March. Details at Country Music News Blog. Continue reading Details About Carrie Underwood’s New Gospel Album “My Savior”
GRAND OLE OPRY members BRAD PAISLEY and BLAKE SHELTON will co-host the “GRAND OLE OPRY: 95 YEARS OF COUNTRY MUSIC” special airing on SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14th at 9p (ET) on NBC-TV. The two-hour show will feature Country music stars performing their hits and covering classics. Additionally, the OPRY will open its archives that span a period of nine decades and include interviews, performances and appearances by Country artists in all stages of their careers. Later that same week, PAISLEY will celebrate his 20th anniversary as a GRAND OLE OPRY member. SHELTON is marking 10 years as a member.
Country artist ERIC CHURCH and R&B singer JAZMINE SULLIVAN have been slated to sing the national anthem together at SUPER BOWL LV, according to THE ASSOCIATED PRESS and other sources. Additionally, R&B star H.E.R. will sing “AMERICA the Beautiful” at the event, set for SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7th at RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM in TAMPA, FL.
THE BLACK PUMAS and Country stars TIM McGRAW and TYLER HUBBARD join the PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL COMMITTEE (PIC) list of participants and American heroes on the television special “CELEBRATING AMERICA,” for the inauguration of JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR. and KAMALA D. HARRIS. The program will be hosted by TOM HANKS and broadcast live on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20th from 8:30-10p (ET/PT) on ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, and PBS. It will be streamed live at BidenInaugural.org/watch and on PIC social media channels: YOUTUBE, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, and TWITCH, as well as the PIC’s streaming partners, including AMAZON PRIME VIDEO, MICROSOFT BING, NEWSNOW from FOX, and AT&T U-VERSE/DIRECTV.
This week, CMT premiered the official music video for rising country singer/songwriter Joe Hanson’s song “Head Over Wheels.” In addition, the video has been picked as CMT’s ‘Next Up Now’ feature. Continue reading Listen Now: Head Over Wheels