Kellie Pickler Shines On Gut-Wrenching New Ballad, Debuts Best Song Yet
Oct03

Kellie Pickler Shines On Gut-Wrenching New Ballad, Debuts Best Song Yet

Pain, hurt, heartache, gratitude, and love– these are some of the words you’d associate with Kellie Pickler’s poignant and tear-jerking new song, “If It Wasn’t For A Woman.”  Co-written on the anniversary of Pickler’s grandma’s passing with her husband, Kyle Jacobs, and songwriter, Brian Bunn, this song serves as a tribute to her grandma and the strong women in the writers’ lives.  After debuting it...

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Let Dustin Lynch Change Your “Current Mood” With His Newest Album Release
Sep07

Let Dustin Lynch Change Your “Current Mood” With His Newest Album Release

After making his debut in the country music landscape in 2012 with his self-titled album, Dustin Lynch’s career has been on an upward trajectory. Marked by an unquestionable continuation of hit songs that are taking less and less time to gain traction on radio and more and more fans in ever growing live performances, it’s hard not to notice the man with the million dollar smile. Originally praised for his traditional country style,...

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6 Underrated Country Songs you Have to Hear (If You Haven’t Already)
Aug22

6 Underrated Country Songs you Have to Hear (If You Haven’t Already)

We all know the headliners today, most I could name by their first name alone and you would know exactly what I’m talking about: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Sam Hunt, and Miranda Lambert. The list goes on and on, but one of the privileges and blessings I have, because I write for CMChat, is that it’s our job to bring you songs and artists you would love just as much but might not have been lucky...

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Why You’ll Want To Know Rising Country Artist Riley Green
Aug21

Why You’ll Want To Know Rising Country Artist Riley Green

It’s easy to be halted in your tracks by the blue eyed, Carhartt wearing, 6-foot-four frame that is Riley Green, but if you can see past his looks, you’ll realize that he’s not just another country heartthrob. The multi-skilled singer/songwriter is genuine and personable, and he packs talent that stands out in a time of genre-challengers. Although he’s an unsigned, independent artist, (I don’t envision it staying that way for long)...

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#CMchat’s Exclusive Interview with Scotty McCreery
May15

#CMchat’s Exclusive Interview with Scotty McCreery

It’s another morning on the tour bus. 9.45AM. Location: “Northern, Northern Michigan. (We’re) almost in Canada, but still in the States.” Mike, Scotty McCreery’s manager, answers our call and makes his way back to the tour bus. In less than a minute, McCreery gets the phone.  “Hello!” The typical morning grouch seems to have got nothing on the North Carolina native, or at least I couldn’t tell. At 23, Scotty has experienced so much....

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