Home Free
May27

Home Free

One of the coolest things about the CMchattys Awards is that I get to discover bands like Home Free through you guys.   In turn I am able to share those folks with more people right here on Country Music’s #CMchat Website. Every week we do a feature called ‘One-to-Watch’ highlighting up and coming talent in the country music industry. ‘Home Free’ definitely is a vocal group you should keep yours eyes, and...

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Jillian Jacqueline May 2015 #OneToWatch
May20

Jillian Jacqueline May 2015 #OneToWatch

Out of all the powerful female leads we have coming in and out of Nashville, Jillian Jacqueline is a force to be reckoned with. A small town girl from Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, her influences include Patsy Cline, Trisha Yearwood, The Dixie Chicks, Lorrie Morgan, Patty Loveless, Carole King and Martina McBride just to name a few. When she was 9, she toured with Kenny Rogers after they co-starred together in the Broadway production...

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The Willis Clan
May06

The Willis Clan

This week’s Country Music’s #CMchat One to Watch is actually fourteen to watch … Nashville-based family, The Willis Clan. America first met The Willis Clan on hit competition show America’s Got Talent, and due to the overwhelming support they received from the masses, their popularity has continued to flourish. Everyone has heard of the Duggars from 19 Kids and Counting, but what country music failed to realize...

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Dean Alexander
Apr29

Dean Alexander

While country radio is currently inundated with trucks and tailgates, Dean Alexander is emerging from the pack with the stunningly sparse ballad, “Life Ain’t Fair.” The single is currently climbing the charts on Sirius XM’s The Highway and is earning Alexander new fans with each spin. With an array of influences ranging from Dwight Yoakam to Chris Isaak to the Ventures, Alexander immediately took to the guitar...

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Drake White
Apr22

Drake White

Alabama native Drake White (Drake White and The Big Fire) started his musical endeavors as a teenager. However, it wasn’t singing and songwriting that was at the forefront of fourteen-year-old Drake’s mind. Rather, it was an education and a future in contracting. After high school, Drake headed off to college, attending Gadsden State Community College and Auburn University. During his time as an Auburn Tiger, Drake teamed...

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