Country 3-Way with Lori McKenna, Luke Bell, Lydia Loveless
Aug25

Country 3-Way with Lori McKenna, Luke Bell, Lydia Loveless

This summer has seen a slew of albums hitting the shelves (OK, most likely iTunes/Google Play/Spotify…etc.) that deserve some time in the #CMchat limelight. Sadly, there aren’t enough hours in the day for me to fully jump into all the goodness that is out there, what with afternoon happy hours, reruns of Beverly Hills 90210, the occasional bike workout, fantasy baseball (and prepping for fantasy football), and a myriad of other...

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2015 Americana Fest and Awards Nominations
May16

2015 Americana Fest and Awards Nominations

The 2015 Americana Honors & Awards nominations have been announced and it should come as no real surprise that Lucinda Williams and Sturgill Simpson both lead the way with three nominations each (Album, Artist and Song). The Americana Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan, returns to the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on September 16th and coincides with AmericanaFest (Sept. 15-20). The coolest awards show around (Paste...

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Ross Cooper
Mar12

Ross Cooper

You’ll love this week’s CMChat One To Watch. Guaranteed. On behalf of CMchatLIVE.com, let me introduce you to singer/songwriter Ross Cooper. The Country Music/Americana/Folk singer has a new album, Give It Time, coming out on March 18 and is now available for pre-order on iTunes. Hearing his super smooth voice that only adds to an already easyily listenable vibe of music, one might say that he has a more mature sound than...

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Heather Fay
Nov27

Heather Fay

“A breath of fresh air” is the best way to describe this week’s #OneToWatch artist Heather Fay. The Connecticut based singer/songwriter takes a more traditional approach to her country music sound by sticking to more folk and bluegrass when it comes to her slower more chill songs, but still knows how to beef it up every now and then giving that bluegrass sound a little groove and edge. Heather sings from her heart...

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