#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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Newcomer Jordan Davis Releases “Singles You Up” To Country Radio
Jun21

Newcomer Jordan Davis Releases “Singles You Up” To Country Radio

Jordan Davis is just getting started in country music and I first heard him on The Bobby Bones Show. Davis didn’t start in country music though but by his sound, you would never know. After graduating from LSU, he made the move and started his journey as a songwriter after his brother, Jacob Davis, encouraged him. He’s currently working on an album through Universal Music Group. His new single, “Singles You Up”...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Eli Young Band
Jun20

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Eli Young Band

Last week, the Eli Young Band released their sixth studio album, Fingerprints, and the Big Machine release is their most musically diverse project yet, with a mix of ballads and uptempo rockers that should keep their fans satisfied, well, until album number seven. In a CMChatLive exclusive, the band talked about the record-making process and working with a new producer, Ross Copperman! A complete track listing for Fingerprints is...

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Russell Dickerson: A Must See.
Jun19

Russell Dickerson: A Must See.

It was a Thursday night and I was just leaving the office with no plans in mind for the night, but that all changed when I turned on the radio. Russell Dickerson was performing live for his radio tour and I knew this was my chance to see him before he completely changes country music with his single, “Yours.” He took the stage with a drink in hand and was ready to party. He started it off with “Every Little...

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Michael Ray Explores Complete Vulnerability With “Get To You”
Jun16

Michael Ray Explores Complete Vulnerability With “Get To You”

After two number one singles with “Kiss You In The Morning” and “Think A Little Less,” Michael Ray is establishing a name for himself in the country community. He is back with the lead single off his sophomore album (that’s slated to drop later this year). Instead of going the typical summer party/uptempo anthem route, Ray has chosen to show an incredibly vulnerable and emotional side of him with...

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