.@MirandaLambert @EricChurch @TheBrandyClark @DwightYoakam Shined at @TheGRAMMYS (Watch!)

[email protected] @EricChurch @TheBrandyClark @DwightYoakam Shined at @TheGRAMMYS (Watch!)

Last night marked the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, and a glamorously fun-filled night was had by all. The stars shined brightly on the Los Angeles Staples Center stage, showcasing some of the greatest artists of today across all genres of music. Of course, Country Music #CMchat’s favorite performances and moments included those which spotlighted some of our very own, ranging from Miranda Lambert’s sassy sampling of single...

Read More
.@EricChurch’s #Talladega Claims the Checkered Flag from @Billboard

[email protected]’s #Talladega Claims the Checkered Flag from @Billboard

Eric Church’s “Talladega,” an emotionally-driven ballad about spending time at the Alabama renowned racetrack with a lost loved one, has finally lapped the competition, surpassing all others and claiming the coveted checkered flag of the Billboard charts. A song that has won the hearts of many, including our Country Music #CMchat team, “Talladega” is deservingly at Number 1 on both the Billboard and...

Read More
.@EricChurch to Perform at the 57th Annual @Grammys

[email protected] to Perform at the 57th Annual @Grammys

The man known to many as simply “Chief” will be turning the stage at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards (February 8th) into a Church service with a scheduled performance. Eric Church is going to have a massive 2015 Grammys experience between that performance and being nominated for Best Country Solo Artist, Best Country Album (The Outsiders), and Best Country Song (“Give Me Back My Hometown”). Church is the leader...

Read More
.@EricChurch Gives #Nashville a Religious Experience #TheOutsidersLIVE

[email protected] Gives #Nashville a Religious Experience #TheOutsidersLIVE

The country music gods have spoken and we should all bow down to Eric Church after his Bridgestone Arena attendance record-breaking concert in Nashville, Tennessee. On Saturday night, January 10th, Church welcomed 18,411 fans to his Music City stop of The Outsiders World Tour, shattering the previous Bridgestone Arena attendance record, which was set in February 2006 by The Blue Collar Comedy Tour. It comes as no surprise that...

Read More
Bro-Country vs. Bra-Country: The Current State of Mainstream Country Music

Bro-Country vs. Bra-Country: The Current State of Mainstream Country Music

I woke up this morning thinking about the state of country music  — you know, the country music that most of us are all currently listening to on our local radio stations? There is no doubt that country music has drastically changed in the last couple of years. There are a number of newcomers, a fresh new sound, lyrical content has totally shifted (less story-telling) and you see mainstream country music flooded with male...

Read More