American Young Explore New Territory with AY Album
May11

American Young Explore New Territory with AY Album

Listening to this duo is a dynamic, unique, and refreshing experience. With their debut EP, American Young, released in 2014, Jon Stone and Kristy Osmunson have been steadily making a name for themselves, not only as prolific songwriters but as entertainers who can leave a lasting impression on a crowd of any size. Their most recent album, AY, displays simple yet effective cover art and the songs contained on this album reflect the...

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Big Names Contribute To New Album “Country Faith America”
Apr18

Big Names Contribute To New Album “Country Faith America”

Country Music Association award-winning author Deborah Evans Price published Country Faith, a book of country music stars’ favorite Bible passages, in 2013. Country Faith has a companion music series. Country Faith America, the fifth in the series, is a 15-song compilation of patriotic songs by today’s country artists. “I’m so excited about this collection of songs on Country Faith America. The album opens with ‘Country Nation,’ Brad...

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Chill Out with Country Stars and Their Ice Buckets – #ALSIceBucketChallenge
Aug13

Chill Out with Country Stars and Their Ice Buckets – #ALSIceBucketChallenge

The “Ice Bucket Challenge” movement for the ALS Association has gone viral on social media. Some of our favorite country music stars have accepted the challenge of dumping buckets of ice cold water over their heads to raise awareness and show their support for finding a cure for Lou Gehrig’s disease. To participate in the challenge, it is quite simple: Pour a bucket of ice water over your head and nominate others to...

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Fall for #CMchat: We Have Big Things Coming Your Way!
Aug13

Fall for #CMchat: We Have Big Things Coming Your Way!

#CMchat has some HUGE things coming your way this Fall and we just cannot contain our excitement any longer! Plus, we want you to start Sharpie’ing in your calendars to make sure you’re all coming along for the ride. So, whip those calendars out now … go ahead, grab them … and get those pens/markers poised. And. Here. We. Go! Now, remember, we have already started August out with a *BANG*, as we have had Meghan...

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.@American_Young’s Emotionally Engineered “God Sends a Train” (Listen!)
Aug08

.@American_Young’s Emotionally Engineered “God Sends a Train” (Listen!)

Before even hearing “God Sends a Train,” it is critical to hear the story behind the track. Kristy Osmunson, one half of American Young (along with Jon Stone), explained that her relationship with her mother turned south after her mother’s marriage to Kristy’s stepfather. Due to the tumultuous marriage, Kristy and her mother parted ways, opting to barely speak during Kristy’s high school years. Kristy...

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