Photo Courtesy Allie Colleen

Country Next: Allie Colleen

Posted on April 13, 2020

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Melinda Lorge

We take pride in introducing fans to country music’s brightest new stars through our Country Next series. Here, we chat with Allie Colleen.

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Mitch Rossell; Photo by Robby Klein

A Chance E-mail To Garth Brooks Changed Mitch Rossell’s Career

Posted on April 10, 2020

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Melinda Lorge

Mitch Rossell’s name may not ring a bell, but there’s a chance you’ve probably heard some of his songs without…

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Jake Owen; Photo by Robby Klein

The Profile: A Supportive Team and Special Set of Circumstances Led Jake Owen to His ‘Homemade’ Hit

Posted on April 1, 2020

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Carena Liptak

“I’m still that guy I was five years ago, but I’m chugging along with a great team,” Owen shares.

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Lakeview; Photo by Jared Roach

Country Next: LAKEVIEW

Posted on March 27, 2020

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Melinda Lorge

We take pride in introducing fans to country music’s brightest new stars through our Country Next series. Here, we chat with LAKEVIEW.

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Walker Hayes; Photo by Robert Chavers

Walker Hayes Has Found Success With Deep Cuts, But He’s Not Giving Up at Country Radio

Posted on March 25, 2020

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Carena Liptak

Walker Hayes knows that not every song he puts out is going to be a hit at country radio. Hip-hop-inflected…

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Larry Fleet; Photo by Matthew Paskert

How a Chance Run-In With Jake Owen Changed Everything For Larry Fleet

Posted on March 13, 2020

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Melinda Lorge

Country singer/songwriter Larry Fleet knows the value of hard work. The Tennessee native spent years honing his musical skills in…

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Jake Hoot; Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC

After His ‘Voice’ Win, Jake Hoot Is Learning a Lot — But He’s Always Known Who He is as an Artist

Posted on March 4, 2020

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Carena Liptak

During his run on The Voice, Jake Hoot performed his original music for cameras, sang in front of country icon…

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Scotty McCreey; Photo by Jeff Ray

The Profile: Scotty McCreery’s ‘Seasons Change’ Album Will Be a Tough Act to Follow — But He’s Ready

Posted on March 2, 2020

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Carena Liptak

“You always gotta try and one-up yourself,” he acknowledges.

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MacKenzie Porter; Photo by Bree Marie Fish

Country Next: MacKenzie Porter

Posted on February 28, 2020

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Melinda Lorge

We take pride in introducing fans to country music’s brightest new stars through our Country Next series. Here, we chat with MacKenzie Porter.

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Carly Pearce; Photo by John Shearer

Carly Pearce Exudes Confidence, Shows Vulnerability On New Self-Titled Album

Posted on February 14, 2020

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Lauren Jo Black

It’s been a little over two years since Carly Pearce released her debut album, but a lot has changed since…

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