The singer, who was recently named the CMA’s Artist of the Year, was infamously slated to appear as musical guest on the sketch show two months ago but was caught breaking the show’s COVID-19 protocols after being photographed at a bar with no mask.
Country star Chris Stapleton, who has garnered praise for his edgy spin on the more traditional side of the genre, blew through an electric performance of his new song “Devil Always Made Me Think Twice” on Stephen Colbert’s Late Show.
Country music legend Dolly Parton is a national treasure for a number of reasons, but her philanthropy and charitable efforts over the years have earned her a reputation of being one of the most admirable people in Hollywood.
Hoot has had a busy year following his The Voice victory. He’s released four singles that have all landed him on the US Country charts, he made his debut at the legendary Grand Ole Opry, and has most recently announced a (now sold-out) show in Nashville to celebrate the January release of his debut EP.
We all have heard the terms folk singer and country singer, and we all have artists we’d put into either category, but what really is the difference between folk and country? Is there any? This is a Nashville Americana singer’s take on where the line is drawn.
Country star Luke Combs nabbed two awards last week at the 54th Annual CMA Awards, including “Male Vocalist of the Year” and “Album of the Year”. The second award is for his number-one record, What You See Is What You Get.
Dolly Parton is making sure that Christmas comes early this year. She released her third Christmas album (and forty-seventh studio album overall – holy smokes!) A Holly Dolly Christmas on October 2nd. The album features guest appearances by Michael Bublé, Billy Ray and Miley Cyrus, and Willie Nelson, and hit number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
From the single “Runaround” to a song like “Second Hand High,” the band shatters conceptions about what a country group should sound like. Using modern musical elements like drum machines in the latter song brings a pop sheen to a song that begins in an understated way but explodes into a chorus that’s emotionally shattering and elevated by the singers’ beautiful vocal arrangement.