Michael Ray; Photo by Sean Hagwell

Michael Ray’s ‘Higher Education’ is Full of Tough Lessons and the Growth They Bring

Posted on August 27, 2021

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Carena Liptak

“I can’t wait for people to hear this whole new sound,” Ray shares.

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Trace Adkins; Photo by Kristin Barlowe

Trace Adkins Focuses on Fun with ‘The Way I Wanna Go,’ and the Result is ‘The Best Record I’ve Ever Made’

Posted on August 27, 2021

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Carena Liptak

“This is the best record I’ve ever made,” Adkins assures.

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Kane Brown; Photo by Robby Klein

Kane Brown’s ‘One Mississippi’ is a Jam, With a Big-Hearted Success Story Behind It

Posted on August 20, 2021

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Carena Liptak

Kane Brown can relate to artists who find inventive ways to use social media to jumpstart their careers. After all,…

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Travis Denning; Photo by David Bradley

Travis Denning Learns to Ask Big Questions, Simply, in the Songs on His ‘Dirt Road Down’ EP

Posted on August 9, 2021

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Carena Liptak

Travis Denning has always been an avid songwriter, but something about writing music felt different in 2020. “Most of my…

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Photo Courtesy Chris Young

Chris Young’s ‘Famous Friends’ is More Than An Album Title — It’s a Mantra

Posted on August 6, 2021

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Carena Liptak

The phrase “famous friends” is an important one to Chris Young’s career these days. It’s the name of his upcoming…

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Tenille Townes; Photo by John Shearer

With the Release of ‘Girl Who Didn’t Care,’ Tenille Townes Says Empowering Young Women is ‘The Greatest Honor’

Posted on July 29, 2021

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Carena Liptak

Tenille Townes’ vision for the “Girl Who Didn’t Care” music video — one that highlights the stories of women in…

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Dylan Scott; Photo by Cody Villalobos

‘New Truck’ is a Different Kind of Single for Dylan Scott — But It Still Has a Personal Touch

Posted on July 24, 2021

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Carena Liptak

Dylan Scott isn’t known for breakup songs. If anything, the opposite: His latest No. 1 hit, “Nobody,” is a wedding…

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Luke Bryan; Photo Courtesy Fendt, AGCO

Luke Bryan Is Less Than Impressed With Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean’s Farming Skills — But it’s All in Good Fun

Posted on July 21, 2021

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Carena Liptak

In his new Rise Before Sunrise video series — a partnership with Fendt — Luke Bryan doles out farm-related thoughts…

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Photo Courtesy SixForty1

SixForty1’s ‘All Night’ is a Live-in-the-Moment Summertime Anthem

Posted on July 8, 2021

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Carena Liptak

Rising duo SixForty1 tap into a heady, pop-infused celebration of summer with their newest single, “All Night.” Conjuring up images…

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Riley Green; Photo by Andrew Klatt

On ‘Behind the Bar,’ Riley Green Thrives on Patience and Staying True to His Inner Voice

Posted on July 7, 2021

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Carena Liptak

Authenticity is the secret to Riley Green’s success.

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