#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Brown & Gray
May07

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Brown & Gray

“In the words of Storme Warren himself, Brown & Gray, the collaboration between Kaci Brown and Sam Gray, serves as a bridge between the soul of Country Music in the US to the new boom of Country in the United Kingdom. Building a link between the US and the exploding Country Music scene in the UK, this exciting project is just the beginning of a creative journey through the best both worlds have to offer, with the new single “Top...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Z. Smith
Mar08

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Z. Smith

Don’t rap it until you hear it. Country and hip-hop. The two genres are known for their storytelling, real-life lyrics.  Earlier this year Carrie Underwood released “The Champion” featuring Ludacris. The Brett James / Chris De Stefano / Christopher Brian Bridges / Carrie Underwood co-write was featured in the Super Bowl LII and the Winter Olympics coverage. Previously, Ludacris was featured on Jason Aldean’s “Dirt Road Anthem.” Who...

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.@TheBandPerry Gets Uptown Funky
May04

[email protected] Gets Uptown Funky

At the recent iHeart Radio Country Music Festival, The Band Perry performed Bruno Mars’ latest hit “Uptown Funk.” Complete with funky choreography and the high energy that only the siblings Perry can bring, Kimberly, Neil, and Reid exploded on the Texas stage, giving fans a hint of the eclectic tastes that may appear on the trio’s next album. Although there is only a high quality clip available at this time,...

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.@KelseaBallerini & @JohnKingCountry Bring the #UptownFunk (Watch!)
Mar12

[email protected] & @JohnKingCountry Bring the #UptownFunk (Watch!)

Black River recording artists Kelsea Ballerini and John King recently visited WYRK 106.5 to hang out with radio personalities Rob & Liz. During their time at the station, the foursome teamed up for a version of Mark Ronson’s and Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk,” accompanied by a trash can, slinky, and cowbell. Watch below as the “Love Me Like You Mean It” Top 25 songstress, Kelsea, and “Tonight...

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Cam
Jan28

Cam

With a voice that recalls the heyday of country music at its finest, Cam is a breath of fresh air in a sea of pop country crossover and bro bravado. Country Music #CMChat first caught wave of Cam (Camaron Ochs) when her song “Down This Road” was given some major airplay on Nashville’s New Country: The BIG 98 WSIX last year. However,  since nabbing some major market airplay as an indie artist, the curly-haired dynamo...

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