#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Melanie Meriney
Jun22

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Melanie Meriney

Singer/songwriter Melanie Meriney released her sophomore EP Up In Lights this past spring. The recent Belmont University graduate has worked hard on developing her unique sound. “Up In Lights,” says EP “alludes to the journey of self-discovery” – how has your songwriting evolved now that you’re living in Nashville? Before I moved to Nashville, I wrote on my own.  It wasn’t until moving that I began to try co-writing and really hone my...

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#CMchat Exclusive Podcast Debut: Cassie’s Kick-ass Country
May23

#CMchat Exclusive Podcast Debut: Cassie’s Kick-ass Country

I am so excited to finally bring to you Cassie’s Kick-ass Country. Since I started writing for #CMchat, I have also wanted to start a podcast. It has taken me a couple years to get this idea up and running, but it’s finally here! Each weeks episode will be a little different. It’ll include interviews, new music, some of #CMchat’s greatest writers and much more. The episode for the week will drop on Monday...

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#BreakingTheIce Alex Smith
Mar01

#BreakingTheIce Alex Smith

Louisiana native Alex Smith didn’t quite make the cut to be a professional baseball player, however, he found his calling elsewhere. His acoustic cover songs gathered big crowds via Youtube and these days he is dead set on making a name for himself. His current single “Load It Up” is a perfect example of what country music fans crave these days. It’s mainstream royalty. He can play guitar, he can sing and did I...

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Katie Armiger Launches Songwriting Contest
May26

Katie Armiger Launches Songwriting Contest

It’s “Safe” to say, Katie Armiger’s heart is as big as her voice. The sweet singing Sugar Land, TX “Nice Girl” recently launched a songwriting competition “Girls With Dreams,” which will provide college scholarships for young women ages 14-20. “My entire career started by winning a contest,” Katie Armiger says, “And now I’d like to give other young ladies an opportunity like the one I had.” The Overall Grand Prize winner will receive...

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EXCLUSIVE: International Interview with @SoniaLeigh & @SashaMcVeigh
Apr14

EXCLUSIVE: International Interview with @SoniaLeigh & @SashaMcVeigh

Independent country artists Sonia Leigh and Sasha McVeigh have taken matters into their own hands, doing whatever necessary to make sure their music is heard by the masses. In fact, Sonia admits that she is breaking all the rules and planning her strategies by going against the mold. It appears that the formulas these two solo female artists have employed thus far have been successful ones, to say the least. Sonia recently released...

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