Caleb Lee Hutchinson Does An Interview While Playing With Puppies

Singer/songwriter Caleb Lee Hutchinson was a fan-favorite on season one of ABC’s American Idol reboot and now, he’s back with…


Lauren Jo Black

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July 1, 2019


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Caleb Lee Hutchinson

Singer/songwriter Caleb Lee Hutchinson was a fan-favorite on season one of ABC’s American Idol reboot and now, he’s back with a brand new self-titled EP.

Produced by Grammy winner Kristian Bush of Sugarland, the six-track release finds the Georgia native staying true to his classic country roots. In addition to Hutchinson’s forthcoming single, “Belle of the Bar,” the EP also features his cover of Post Malone’s, “Better Now,” which was previously released on YouTube.

Also included on the eponymous EP is the track “Good As You Think I Am,” which was written by Maren Morris, Ryan Hurd and the late Andrew Dorff.

Prior to the release of Caleb Lee Hutchinson’s EP, Country Now sat down with him for the latest installment of the Pupdate. Watch as chats about his new music and reveals fun facts about himself while playing with puppies from Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue, a Nashville-area nonprofit foster home based rescue.

Click HERE to learn more about Proverbs 12:10 Animal Rescue. The organization is constantly in need of supplies, food and monetary donations.

See previous episodes of the Pupdate HERE.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.