#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Clark Hill
Jun26

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Clark Hill

Look through singer Clark Hill’s family photo albums and you’ll see how deep music runs in his family. His Papa was a studio guitarist in Nashville and his Dad was in a band. Both chose to end their professional music careers and move back to their hometown as their respective families grew in size. Growing up in Florida, Hill worked on the family farm. His main interests in high school were football and weightlifting. He enjoyed...

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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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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Lady Antebellum
Jun08

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Lady Antebellum

On June 9, Lady Antebellum releases their sixth studio album, Heart Break. It’s the first for the CMA-Award winners since their much-publicized 2015 break  – which really wasn’t with all three members continuing to be musically active. The trio’s Charles Kelley says he thinks it was a good thing to stop for a minute and breathe after close to a decade of recording and touring. “I think for us, it was more of a break from...

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Stephen Neal’s New EP Will Have You Forgetting Everything Except His Music
Jun06

Stephen Neal’s New EP Will Have You Forgetting Everything Except His Music

Stephen Neal is an independent artist who left his Shorewood, Illinois roots in the fall of 2016 to lay a new foundation in Nashville, Tennessee with the dream of furthering his career as a country music artist. Stephen’s latest EP, Forgetting Everything, will make you forget about everything else you thought you were going to do for the next 20 minutes while you listen and enjoy this musical experience. Stephen explained to us that...

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Founder of #CMchat, Jessica Northey is ENGAGED!!
Jun04

Founder of #CMchat, Jessica Northey is ENGAGED!!

AHH this is the best post I’ll probably ever write on #CMchat, but I am so excited to announce that my wonderful boss, #CMchat founder, and beautiful lady, Jessica Northey, is engaged! Her fiance, Billy Shaw Jr. is as Geeky, as he is country. His nickname is “High Tech Redneck – Mayberry meets Star Trek,” after the George Jones song. His sound and style are unlike anything in the country music world – past or...

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