#CMchat Exclusive Interview: HOSS
Oct12

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: HOSS

When did you first start singing?  “I joined my first rock band when I was 18. I was young, dumb, and had no clue how to write a song. But boy was I hooked after that. Good times!!” What did your family do to encourage you?  “My mom was in a country band when she was young and ALWAYS encouraged me to sing country music, but I was a rebel!!  I only wanted to be a ‘rockstar’ and country wasn’t COOL!  But, I...

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Dear CMT, Where Are All the Women at?
Sep13

Dear CMT, Where Are All the Women at?

I love you CMT, I really do, but I have to ask, where are all the women at? Each year the CMT Awards premiere. This year the awards will air October 18th and the “Artists of the Year” category was missing one important thing: Females. Tell me CMT, where have all the women gone? Kelsea Ballerini Such a powerful voice and she’s breaking the mold in country music. Starting off learning from Hillary Scott and Taylor...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Gwen Sebastian and her new single “Cadillac”
Aug29

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Gwen Sebastian and her new single “Cadillac”

As a young girl, Gwen Sebastian joined her parents on stage performing with a local band. The experience left her dreaming of the day when she’d be writing and singing in Nashville. Until that day, she focused on her education and enrolled in nursing school. One semester in, the Hebron, North Dakota native dropped out and relocated to Music City. What was the deciding factor when you quit nursing school to move to Nashville? “My mom...

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All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard
Apr23

All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard

  I was blessed to be able to attend the sold out Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard a couple weeks ago. Featuring rock and country artists’ renditions of songs made famous, and mostly written by Merle. The event was emceed by W. Earl Brown (Deadwood). The performances were recorded, likely to be released in a special. Set List Ben Haggard and The Strangers – “What Am I Gonna Do (with the rest of my...

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If These 5 Country Artists Were Traits I’d Want My Special Needs Son To Have
Apr18

If These 5 Country Artists Were Traits I’d Want My Special Needs Son To Have

April is just a normal month to some but to a big portion of the world, April is Autism Awareness month. The Autism community grows by the day, 1 in every 45 children will be diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Those rates continue to increase. Having a child with any special needs can be difficult, we want our children to adapt and grow like many typical children. Last year I did a list of seven songs that focus on accepting one...

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