Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Kacey Musgraves; Photos via USA, Nashville Star

Five Country Artists Who Got Their Start On ‘Nashville Star’

Posted on January 19, 2022

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Melinda Lorge

Did you know Miranda Lambert, Chris Young and Kacey Musgraves appeared on the singing competition?

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Tenille Townes; Photo by Lauren Dunn

Tenille Townes Questions ‘When’s It Gonna Happen’ In Hopeful New Song

Posted on January 18, 2022

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Lauren Jo Black

In early December, Tenille Townes took to TikTok to release a snippet of her new song, “When’s It Gonna Happen,”…

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Gabby Barrett and Family; Photo via Instagram

Gabby Barrett Celebrates Baylah May’s First Birthday At Disney World: ‘My Precious Little Girl’

Posted on January 18, 2022

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Lauren Jo Black

“Happy 1st birthday to my heart.” Barrett gushed.

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Kane Brown; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Kane Brown Cements His Superstar Status On Blessed & Free Tour

Posted on January 17, 2022

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Andrew Wendowski

Brown is more than deserving of an Entertainer of the Year nomination.

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Randall King; Photo by Yve Assad

Randall King Keeps Traditional Country Music Alive with Upcoming Major Label Debut, ‘Shot Glass’

Posted on January 12, 2022

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Lauren Jo Black

Country Now Artist To Watch Randall King has waited years to released his first-ever major label debut album and that…

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Gabby Barrett; Photo by Hunter Berry, CMA

Gabby Barrett Announces New Radio Single

Posted on January 11, 2022

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Lauren Jo Black

It’s official – Gabby Barrett is sending “Pick Me Up” to country radio.  The backroad ballad effortlessly paints the picture…

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Country Next: 15 Artists to Watch in 2022

Country Next: 15 Artists to Watch in 2022

Posted on December 28, 2021

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Carena Liptak

Country music welcomed a slew of up-and-comers into its fold in 2021, and the new crop of artists hail from…

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Luke Combs, Maren Morris, Kane Brown

Eight Country Singers Who Were Rejected By ‘American Idol’ or ‘The Voice’

Posted on December 5, 2021

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Melinda Lorge

Popular reality shows like American Idol and The Voice have produced successful recording artists such as Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery,…

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Photo Courtesy Frank Ray

Country Next: Frank Ray

Posted on December 1, 2021

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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 Frank Ray.

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Alan Jackson; Photo by Terry Wyatt/ Getty Images for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Alan Jackson Welcomes Hank Williams Jr. to the Country Music Hall of Fame with Special Performance

Posted on November 22, 2021

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Lauren Jo Black

Alan Jackson paid tribute to Hank Williams Jr. on Sunday (Nov. 21) during a star-studded Medallion Ceremony, which celebrated the…

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