SPOTTED: @BrianMansfield at Taylor Swift’s Nashville Secret Session…
Sep29

SPOTTED: @BrianMansfield at Taylor Swift’s Nashville Secret Session…

Taylor Swift hosted her second 1989 Secret Sessions and this time it was in Nashville … AND our friend and #CMchattys #MustFollowWriter Brian Mansfield was invited to the motherland and survived the adventure! Interesting fact about Brian: He was the first person Taylor followed on Twitter! What a title to hold! The event was held in Taylor’s parent’s living room and was equipped with chicken nuggets (another inside...

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.@SXMTheHighway to Increase Female Presence
Aug10

.@SXMTheHighway to Increase Female Presence

The term “bro-country” has found itself a home in country music for quite some time now, but it looks like SiriusXM’s The Highway is attempting to put the kibosh on its prominence … at least to the best of its ability. Beginning tomorrow, Monday, August 11th, The Highway is introducing “Fresh Female Voices,” a platform that will feature new females in the country music genre, three times an hour,...

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CONGRATS 2014 #CMchattys Awards Winners
Jun16

CONGRATS 2014 #CMchattys Awards Winners

As we have been shouting from the rooftops, our first #CMchattys Awards were mind-blowingly successful and we are incredibly proud and humbled by your support! The final round of voting brought in over ONE MILLION votes and, ultimately, your #CMchattys winners were revealed… Without further ado, please help us in CONGRATULATING the 2014 Country Music Chat 1st Annual #CMchattys Awards WINNERS! Headliner presented by Country...

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Brian Mansfield
May12

Brian Mansfield

A lot of what happens in Country Music happens behind the scenes. One man who is responsible for launching careers of many acts is Brian Mansfield. He writes for USA Today and just happens to be the first person Taylor Swift followed on twitter. He is also a finalist for #CMchattys in 2 categories including #MustFollow Blogger and Industry Pro. Here is our #CMchat Wrap Up from Brian Mansfield for an industry perspective! ready to get...

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Join Brian Mansfield from USA Today for #CMchat Twitterview Mon 5/5
May02

Join Brian Mansfield from USA Today for #CMchat Twitterview Mon 5/5

Well it must be our Country Music Chat birthday week, and all our wishes are coming true. The Country Cadre is feeling pretty enchanted and incredibly honored to have USA Today Nashville Correspondent Brian Mansfield as a guest for a #CMchat Twitterview on Monday May 5th starting at 6pPT/9pET. We’ll be talking about some of the awesome things this guy has been up to…seriously….he’s appeared on...

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