New artist JoLivi shines with her “Crooked Crown”
Oct16

New artist JoLivi shines with her “Crooked Crown”

Originally from the island of Hawaii, JoLivi is preparing to take the mainland by storm with her smooth vocals and powerful presence. With covers of well-known country tunes garnering thousands of hits on YouTube, this talented lady is ready to make her own mark on the country music landscape. Written by JoLivi and Mark McKee, “Crooked Crown” is an upbeat song about how to stay positive in those moments where nothing is going right...

Read More
#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...

Read More
#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...

Read More
#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...

Read More
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...

Read More