Top 13 Country Music Albums of 2013
Dec13

Top 13 Country Music Albums of 2013

It’s time to celebrate the end of the year and list our 13 favorite country albums of 2013. And what better day to do it than on Friday the 13th! Without further ado, and in no particular order, here are my Top 13 Country Albums of 2013: Drum roll please… Based on a True Story – Blake Shelton Here’s To The Good Times – Florida Georgia Line Red – Taylor Swift Same Trailer Different Park – Kacey Musgraves Pioneer – The Band Perry...

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Country Music GRAMMY Award Nominees #CMchat #GrammyNoms
Dec06

Country Music GRAMMY Award Nominees #CMchat #GrammyNoms

Here’s a run down of the Country Music part of the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees.  In addition, Taylor Swift’s Red was nominated for Album of the Year (all genres) and Kacey Musgraves is up for Best New Artist (all genres). After you read through, tell me what you think? Any surprises? Disappointments? Just wondering, I don’t see a few names on here that I think should be, and a couple I was a teeny surprised...

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New Album in the Works for Taylor Swift
Dec06

New Album in the Works for Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is still enjoying the success of her current album “Red” which has already gone multi-platinum, and she is showing no signs of slowing down as she tells Billboard that she has already began working on her next album. Fans could also expect to hear sooner than later. “We’ve got a lot,” she tells Billboard. “We got a lot already. It’s crazy. There are probably seven or eight [songs] that I know I want on the...

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Join Joel Crouse on #CMchat Monday June 10, 6pPT/9pET
Jun03

Join Joel Crouse on #CMchat Monday June 10, 6pPT/9pET

by Jessica Northey Find me on Google+ Get a #CMchat DOUBLE DOSE of Country Music Newcomer Joel Crouse this week! He joins Country Music Chat this Thursday at the Ryman Auditorium for a TWANGOUT during CMA Music Week. AND THEN  an hour long TWITTERVIEW next Monday June 10, 6pmPT/9pET!   You can find him this summer opening for Taylor Swift on The Red Tour! Make sure you check out Joel’s “If You Want Some,” on iTunes...

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An Open Letter to Taylor Swift
Dec21

An Open Letter to Taylor Swift

Taylor, I wanted to take a moment to congratulate you on the recent success of your new album Red. You and your team at Big Machine have done an incredible job in the marketing of the album. In this business climate, 200-400k is exceptional, but one million units in seven days is a testament to both growth as an artist and the wonderful team that Scott Borchetta has working day and night keeping your name out there in front of the...

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