The Smokin’ Best Moments of Windy City Smokeout 2017
Jul21

The Smokin’ Best Moments of Windy City Smokeout 2017

Brandon Lancaster, of LANco, described the Windy City Smokeout best when he looked out into the crowd in awe during his Friday night performance, “This is so great. A bunch of strangers gathered together to share one love – music.” The three-day festival was held in the heart of Chicago, backed up to the Chicago River, and was enhanced by the Chicago skyline. It delivered the very best in craft beer, top-notch BBQ joints from all over...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Ryan Hurd
Jul01

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Ryan Hurd

“A lot of record labels in town didn’t really think I was committed to being an artist because I said for so long I was a songwriter.” Like many artists that emerge from Nashville, Ryan Hurd prides himself in the songwriting craft, first. After all, that was who he was to many industry folks in town: “Ryan Hurd, the songwriter.” Besides writing the Grammy and CMA-nominated song that Blake Shelton recorded with Ashley Monroe (“Lonely...

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Kalie Shorr Stuns With New EP Slingshot
Mar17

Kalie Shorr Stuns With New EP Slingshot

In a post-Taylor Swift country world radio is desperately seeking out someone to fill in those big shoes. Artists like Kelsea Ballerini, Lauren Alaina, Maren Morris, And Raelynn are doing their part. It’s time to add Kalie Shorr to that list! Just take a listen to her EP Slingshot “Fight Like A Girl” “Fight Like A Girl” starts this EP off on such a powerful note. This song is an anthem. Growing up being...

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Ryan Hurd Reveals 5 Post-Love Realizations in ‘Hold You Back’
Feb08

Ryan Hurd Reveals 5 Post-Love Realizations in ‘Hold You Back’

Things have been looking promising for Ryan Hurd, who just released his latest single, “Hold You Back,” after inking a record deal with RCA Nashville. The ballad describes a situation where two lovers split, but they find themselves once again tangled up between the sheets after a few too many drinks the night prior. The lyrics to “Hold You Back” highlight five specific post-love realizations which are chillingly comparative to anyone...

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Sam Hunt Reveals Proposal Details, New Tour, and New Single
Jan26

Sam Hunt Reveals Proposal Details, New Tour, and New Single

Sam Hunt was a guest on The Bobby Bones Show yesterday and revealed the details of how he proposed to Hannah Lee Fowler in Israel. He explains in the video that they had gotten in a little fight and he realized that this was the moment he was going to propose. He was teary-eyed and incredibly emotional. Sam Hunt has such a connection to Israel growing up in church, and he was finally able to visit the cities he had learned about...

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