Screenings and panels for the Amazon Music documentary film For Love & Country were held on June 10 during CMA Fest. An in-depth discussion of the film on the CMA Close Up Stage at Fan Fair X featured Amazon Music Breakthrough Artist BRELAND, Blanco Brown, Shy Carter and Frankie Staton and was moderated by award-winning journalist Dyana Williams. Hundreds of fans gathered in the Music City Center to learn more about the history of country music and the influence of black musicians on the genre.
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.
Country artist BRELAND is the guest host for the debut episode of the new “SPOTIFY: Discover This” podcast, “Expanding the Sound of Country Music.” Joining him in the conversation are fellow Country artists SHANIA TWAIN, LAUREN ALAINA and LILY ROSE, as well as BRITTANY SPENCER, SPOTIFY’S Head of Artist and Label Partnerships in NASHVILLE. The four discuss a variety of topics surrounding Country music’s past, present and future, including the significance of ’90s Country music today and much more on the episode.