Country Now Pop Quiz: RaeLynn

RaeLynn is taking fans on a trip to her hometown of Baytown, Texas with the release of her new, six-song…


Lauren Jo Black

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August 14, 2020

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RaeLynn; Photo by Ford Fairchild

RaeLynn is taking fans on a trip to her hometown of Baytown, Texas with the release of her new, six-song EP.

Dubbed BAYTOWN, the project was produced by Corey Crowder and features six tracks, all co-written by RaeLynn alongside some of Nashville’s most sought after tunesmiths such as Bob DiPiero, Brett James, Emily Weisband, Crowder and Tyler Hubbard.

BAYTOWN marks the Texas native’s first release on Round Here Records, the label created by Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard.

To celebrate the release, RaeLynn took part in Country Now‘s Pop Quiz and revealed some fun facts about herself, like the movie she can recite every word to, her nickname, her worst habit and more.

Check it out above and be sure to click HERE to listen to BAYTOWN.

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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.