#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Ryan Hurd
Jul01

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Ryan Hurd

“A lot of record labels in town didn’t really think I was committed to being an artist because I said for so long I was a songwriter.” Like many artists that emerge from Nashville, Ryan Hurd prides himself in the songwriting craft, first. After all, that was who he was to many industry folks in town: “Ryan Hurd, the songwriter.” Besides writing the Grammy and CMA-nominated song that Blake Shelton recorded with Ashley Monroe (“Lonely...

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New Video: Laura Bell Bundy Debuts ‘I Am What I Am’ (Watch)
May28

New Video: Laura Bell Bundy Debuts ‘I Am What I Am’ (Watch)

As the country world awaits the June 9th release of Laura Bell Bundy’s latest album Another Piece of Me, her Big Machine Records debut, the actress, Broadway star and country singer has taken to social media to give fans insights into her world. Laura Bell Bundy’s latest gift came this week with the debut of the video for the album’s first single, the bold and inspirational “I Am What I Am,” a song written by Caitlyn Smith, Gordie...

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.@GirlsOfNash Show Review (Incl. *Brand New* @CassadeePope Song)
Mar01

.@GirlsOfNash Show Review (Incl. *Brand New* @CassadeePope Song)

And tonight, my friends, is exactly why I moved to Nashville. Because only in Nashville do you see eleven, yes eleven, spectacular songwriters on stage, performing hit and/or hidden songs for a room full of people who respect and appreciate everything about music. Tonight, at City Winery in Nashville, eleven female songwriters took the stage as a part of the Girls of Nashville series (benefitting Safe Haven), each performing two songs...

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.@GarthBrooks #ManAgainst Machine Battle #DigitalDuel
Nov13

.@GarthBrooks #ManAgainst Machine Battle #DigitalDuel

Every week in Country Music #CMchat’s #DigitalDuel we put together a few songs for you to vote on in a head-to-head battle. The songs might be related, might be different covers, or have no relation at all. Once they’re posted, it’s up to you – the fans – to spread the word and hash it out to win the #DigitalDuel. Simple enough? Here’s your new challenge: Garth Brooks ‘Man Against...

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Review: @GarthBrooks #ManAgainstMachine #WelcomeGarth
Nov11

Review: @GarthBrooks #ManAgainstMachine #WelcomeGarth

It took more than seven years for this moment, but alas, it is upon us. On 11/11, Garth Brooks fans made a wish that new music from their favorite artist would appear in their GhostTunes lockers and those wishes came true when they saw this tweet: It’s here!!!!! Download #ManAgainstMachine now on @GhostTunes – http://t.co/IM4LuQaEdd Please RT — GhostTunes (@GhostTunes) November 11, 2014 And the goodness just kept right on...

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