ICYMI: The 2018 ACM Awards

By Megan O'Shea | April 16, 2018

Photo credit: Flickr user Gage Skidmore  At this weekend’s ACM Awards, it seemed that the women of country music are ready to take back the country music community! Miranda Lambert became the most awarded musician in ACM history, Carrie Underwood made her return to the stage and Reba teamed up with Kelly Clarkson to bring…

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Hear Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly’s Tribute To Johnny Cash

By Megan O'Shea | April 12, 2018

  When the Man In Black passed away, he left behind a lot more than just a legacy. Johnny Cash’s poems and love letters were brought to life by current artists on a compilation called Johnny Cash: Forever Words.  Kacey Musgraves and her husband, Ruston Kelly teamed up to turn a letter from Johnny to June…

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Throwback Thursday: ‘Free’ by Zac Brown Band Is Released

By Megan O'Shea | April 12, 2018

  ‘Free’ was the fifth and final single from Zac Brown Band’s 2008 album, The Foundation. It debuted on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart on this day in 2010 and went to #1 later that year. At this time, ZBB already had a huge fanbase which continued to grow with the release of this song.…

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Jason Aldean Returning To Vegas For ACMs

By Megan O'Shea | April 11, 2018

  After experiencing something like the Route 91 Harvest Festival attack, it’s hard to revisit the place where it happened. Jason Aldean is heading back to Las Vegas for the ACM Awards later this week. “If we’re going to go back, I think the ACMs are the place to go back and be,” he recently told…

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Cutting Edge Country: ‘Craig’ by Walker Hayes

By Megan O'Shea | April 11, 2018

  Since Walker Hayes found his way back to Music Row, he’s been very open about the struggles he’s faced since he released his 2011 EP, Reason To Rhyme. He lost a record deal and was then working at Costo and trying to support a family of 7 and battling alcoholism. If you’ve listened to his…

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