Mickey Guyton Paints Beautiful Imagery with “Nice Things”
Aug02

Mickey Guyton Paints Beautiful Imagery with “Nice Things”

Good (and “Nice”) things come to those who wait- with patience and anticipation.  For many fans of the 34-year-old, it is patience that has become a virtue they’ve learned to master. Why country radio hasn’t fully embraced the incredibly talented Mickey Guyton into its airplay arms is still bewildering to many. First introduced to the country community in 2015 with the emotional and empowering “Better...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: J Adam Broome


Jul29

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: J Adam Broome



“It shook me to the core when I heard it for the first time…I think I almost cried” J Adam Broome shares about Brantley Gilbert’s “Three Feet of Water,” an ode to the baptismal waters and God’s saving grace. Gilbert and Broome share some things in common. Apart from the “you look like Brantley Gilbert” remark he often gets, — and let’s be honest, there is spitting resemblance between the two — it was also Gilbert’s...

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Jillian Jacqueline aches hearts and cuts deep with her “Mess”
Jul25

Jillian Jacqueline aches hearts and cuts deep with her “Mess”

“Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours,” the great Elton John once said. And Jillian Jacqueline does that, and more, with her latest release- “God Bless This Mess.” This song, if anything, makes you hurt so much. But the best part of it? You don’t feel any pain since it’s all emotional. (Get it?) Right from the get-go of the song, Jacqueline...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Smithfield
Jul10

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Smithfield

Let’s start this piece off with a fun fact. Yes, we all know there are only 4 females in the Top 40 right now (including Lady Antebellum). But, do you know that there is not a male-female duo on the charts right now? Come to think of it, when was the last time we heard a male-female duo on country radio?  Enter: Smithfield After releasing their self-titled EP in 2015, they found success with the fan-favorite “Hey Whiskey,” and opening...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Ryan Hurd
Jul01

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Ryan Hurd

“A lot of record labels in town didn’t really think I was committed to being an artist because I said for so long I was a songwriter.” Like many artists that emerge from Nashville, Ryan Hurd prides himself in the songwriting craft, first. After all, that was who he was to many industry folks in town: “Ryan Hurd, the songwriter.” Besides writing the Grammy and CMA-nominated song that Blake Shelton recorded with Ashley Monroe (“Lonely...

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