#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Faren Rachels
Dec06

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Faren Rachels

Singer/songwriter Faren Rachels grew up in Sparta, Georgia – population 1,281. Rachels owned and drove her own drag racing car. After graduating in a class of 12, she went to the University of Georgia, where she put together her own band. From there she settled in Nashville five years ago. When did you start singing?  “Honestly, probably when I started to talk! My parents bought me a small karaoke machine when I was really young &...

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Country Artists Celebrate Moms Through Music – #MothersDay #7QuickClicks
May08

Country Artists Celebrate Moms Through Music – #MothersDay #7QuickClicks

Country music artists have made it no secret that they love their mamas. They have also celebrated, while occasionally complaining, about being moms here and there throughout the years. Whether it is a song about an unborn child seeking the perfect mom for him; a song about a mother being a guardian angel; or the stress involved with being a mom pulled in a million directions, country artists have long tackled the topic of motherhood....

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Cue the Feels: Watch @Kelly_Clarkson and @Reba Surprise Nashville Kids
May07

Cue the Feels: Watch @Kelly_Clarkson and @Reba Surprise Nashville Kids

In December of 2014, Reba and Kelly Clarkson hopped aboard the Music City Rollin’ Jamboree for a special event, entitled the Jingle Strong Jamboree. While we knew that the two superstars boarded the bus to serenade some special kids before performing a private concert at the Thistle Stop Cafe, it turns out there was much more to it than that. The evening served a brighter purpose: to give hope to kids who stand out for being...

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.@Kelly_Clarkson Proves She Can Do It All with @JoshGroban Duet
Apr30

[email protected]_Clarkson Proves She Can Do It All with @JoshGroban Duet

As country fans are well aware, Kelly Clarkson is a rather versatile artist. She has joined vocal forces with many of country’s biggest names, including Mother-in-Law Reba, Jason Aldean, Vince Gill, Trisha Yearwood, Ronnie Dunn and Martina McBride. On tour she’s covered many of country’s biggest names including the Dixie Chicks, LeeAnn Womack, Tammy Wynette, Taylor Swift and Garth Brooks. Yet, it turns out that in...

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Country Legend Hank Jr. Joins #NashIcon Records Legendary Roster
Apr29

Country Legend Hank Jr. Joins #NashIcon Records Legendary Roster

Country Boy Hank Williams, Jr. shows he can survive and thrive as he officially signed to Nash Icon Records, a joint venture label between Big Machine Label Group (BMLG) and Cumulus. Hank’s fellow icons, Reba, Martina McBride and Ronnie Dunn, are also on the label which launched in 2014. These four artists combined have sold over 186 million albums worldwide. Official quote from Hank Williams, Jr.: Country music singers have...

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