Country music is emerging from a drought of superstar development into an era of fresh young talent. Here’s a look at how that happened and what it means.
Kacey Musgraves’ most recent Grammy victories may be the start of a new era in country music, and a step towards superstardom for the singer-songwriter.
We need to stop seeing “Drunk Girl” as a standard to which our sons and brothers should live. Here’s why.
The Country Music Association made a bold statement in nominating Jason Isbell for Album of the Year, and it’s a decision that could have major ramifications going forward.
With Royalty Exchange, fans can now bid on song royalties, with past auctions including Love & Theft’s “Angel Eyes” and Jake Owen’s “What We Ain’t Got.”
Country music has undergone some changes in its distribution models, and numerous different artists have changed routes in terms of how their music reaches an audience.
Dianna Corcoran remembers her good friend, singer songwriter Karl Broadie by posting a video of a song they co-wrote with Eric Paslay, “Stranger Coming Home”.
The rise of Chris Stapleton has proven something: that award shows such as the CMAs, the ACMs and the Grammys have an impact, and they have a massive influence on country music’s current trajectory.
At first listen, Florida Georgia Line’s new single may feel similar to their biggest hits, but “Confession” is a masterpiece of honesty, disguised as a ‘Jesus and Jack’ anthem.
Although today’s country is heavily influenced by other genres, some artists are returning to traditionally styled production, at times at the cost of content or lyricism.