#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Darius Rucker
Nov22

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Darius Rucker

Just one month ago,Capitol Records Nashville recording artist, Darius Rucker, released his fifth country album, When Was The Last Time. Rucker recently made a trip to Chicago to perform at CBS Radio’s Stars and Strings, a star-studded performance for Veteran’s Day. I caught up with Darius before his show and picked his brain about his music, success, and the authenticity of the country music industry. Before you released your...

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#CMchat’s Exclusive Interview with Scotty McCreery
May15

#CMchat’s Exclusive Interview with Scotty McCreery

It’s another morning on the tour bus. 9.45AM. Location: “Northern, Northern Michigan. (We’re) almost in Canada, but still in the States.” Mike, Scotty McCreery’s manager, answers our call and makes his way back to the tour bus. In less than a minute, McCreery gets the phone.  “Hello!” The typical morning grouch seems to have got nothing on the North Carolina native, or at least I couldn’t tell. At 23, Scotty has experienced so much....

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.@LadyAntebellum’s Tour Bus Catches Fire
Apr16

[email protected]’s Tour Bus Catches Fire

While Dallas is prepping for this weekend’s huge Academy of Country Music Awards, country’s biggest stars are en route to the Lonestar State. Lady Antebellum is amongst them, but for leading lady, Hillary Scott, the journey has been surprisingly harrowing. Early this morning, a tour bus carrying Scott, her husband Chris Tyrrell, Lady A’s tour manager and the bus driver, caught fire en route to Dallas from Nashville....

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Is Kacey Musgraves Country Music’s Smartest and Most Down-to-Earth Songwriter?
Mar06

Is Kacey Musgraves Country Music’s Smartest and Most Down-to-Earth Songwriter?

Kacey Musgraves does not lack in the talent department. In fact, she’s got two shiny GRAMMYs and some CMA and ACM Awards to prove it. Not to mention the fact her songs are rich in relatability, while still maintaining those catchy lyrics that get stuck in your head all day, and sometimes, on occasion, all week. For me, that’s when you know the stuff you put out is just plain good. Couple that with her “do you”...

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.@ACMAwards Announces Radio Winners
Feb26

[email protected] Announces Radio Winners

We are still over a month away from the big show, but we were able to see the of the radio awards for the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. And the winners were especially exciting, considering this is the second ACM National On-Air Personality of the Year win for Big D, Bubba and Patrick Thomas who are also are reigning Country Music’s #CMchat #CMchatty Award Winners in their category – #MustFollowPersonality!...

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