#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Anna LaPrad
Jan25

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Anna LaPrad

Singer/songwriter Anna LaPrad was recently in the NashNext 2017 radio competition (sponsored by Nash FM and Big Machine Records). Although she didn’t win the grand prize, she did receive the most fan votes.   LaPrad has opened for Randy Houser and Justin Moore. Her song, “Til It Breaks My Heart,” was featured in the Burt Reynolds movie “Category 5.” Now she is getting ready to tour overseas to promote her current single, “Watch...

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Big Machine’s New Artist Josh Phillips Takes Us to “Lee County”
Oct04

Big Machine’s New Artist Josh Phillips Takes Us to “Lee County”

Big Machine label group is known for signing the best of the best, so it’s no surprise that last week they signed North Carolina native Josh Phillips.  Phillips not only announced his signing but also he had a new EP available. Lee County is a five-track project where Phillips co-wrote every last track. The majority of the album is at a midtempo pace, it’s collectively filled with strong inspiration and Phillips southern...

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How Todd O’Neill Scored His Latest Single “Love Again”
Aug23

How Todd O’Neill Scored His Latest Single “Love Again”

Growing up in rural Louisiana, Todd O’Neill learned to appreciate music. He was singing and formed his first band, Big Cat Daddy, at age 17. The singer describes his sound… “From its melting pot of genres. Louisiana has so many different styles, and I think my music captures a little of all of them.” O’Neill released his first album, Real Life, on Aria Records at age 27. He has also released two EPs, Somethin’ With Some Attitude...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Eli Young Band
Jun20

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Eli Young Band

Last week, the Eli Young Band released their sixth studio album, Fingerprints, and the Big Machine release is their most musically diverse project yet, with a mix of ballads and uptempo rockers that should keep their fans satisfied, well, until album number seven. In a CMChatLive exclusive, the band talked about the record-making process and working with a new producer, Ross Copperman! A complete track listing for Fingerprints is...

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Nash Next Finals LIVE From Nashville
Oct25

Nash Next Finals LIVE From Nashville

If you couldn’t tell around here we’ve had Nash Next fever! It’s not only because our own #CMchat Billy Shaw Jr. is competing, but it’s also an amazing opportunity for upcoming artists. For the past couple months, we’ve been working with Cumulus to host Q&A’s with the artists. Over 710 people competed and they narrowed it down over each market until it reached the top 10! The 10 finalists were...

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