Zac Brown Band Tribute U.S. Soldiers in Genre-Exploding ‘Warrior’


Genre-bending collective Zac Brown Band offer a new-school tribute to the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces in the track, “Warrior,” a shot across the bow of country traditionalism. Part of the band’s upcoming studio album, The Owl — their sixth major label studio release — “Warrior” presents as a mid tempo electro-anthem, based in ultra-modern pop percussion ...

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Hardy Is One of Nashville’s Hottest Songwriters: “It’s an Incredible Feeling Getting a Song Cut”


Michael Hardy, known professionally as Hardy, is climbing the charts with his debut single, “Rednecker,” which is currently No. 28 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. Before his success as a singer, Hardy earned a rep as one of Nashville’s hottest songwriters, having co-penned recent No. 1 singles “God’s Country” (Blake Shelton), “Simple” (Florida Georgia Line) and “Up Down” (Morgan Wallen). ...

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Where to Enjoy Dinner & a Show in Nashville


Nashville is a great town for dining, and of course we’re also an entertainment center that attracts visitors from around the globe to enjoy music, theater and other performing arts. Even better, there are a few fun places where you can enjoy dinner and a show at the same time. So if you’re planning a trip to Music City or ...

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Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins Tease New ‘Hell Right’ Duet


One of country’s favorite superstar pairings is reconnecting for a mysterious new collaboration, with Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins teaming up for “Hell Right.” Announced Monday (8/12) as Shelton’s next single, not much is known about the new track — except that Shelton is extremely pumped up about it. The follow up to his 26th No.1, “God’s Country,” it was ...

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Brothers Osborne Announce New ‘Live at the Ryman’ Album


Fans of Brothers Osborne’s incendiary live show can soon relive the experience at home, as the guitar slinging duo set October 11 for the release of their new album, Live at The Ryman. Recorded at the fabled Nashville landmark during TJ and John Osborne’s three-night stand in February, the album will showcase what has made the brothers one of the ...

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Hit Songwriter Josh Kerr Steps Into the Spotlight on ‘Still Our Town’


One of Music City’s behind-the-scene players steps into the spotlight with “Still Our Town,” the debut single from hit maker Josh Kerr. Having already written hits for artists like Keith Urban (“Never Comin Down”), Kelsea Ballerini (“Love Me Like You Mean It,” “Dibs”) and Dylan Scott (“My Girl”), Kerr brings his own modern-country flavor to “Still Our Town.” A propulsive ...

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Luke Combs’ Singles Have Spent 18 Weeks at No. 1 (And Counting)


Luke Combs’ current single, “Beer Never Broke My Heart,” continued its reign at No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay for a second week. With his latest No. 1 single, Luke is first country artist in history whose first six singles have reached No. 1, following previous chart-toppers “Hurricane,” “When It Rains It Pours,” “One Number Away,” “She Got the Best ...

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Americana Association Reveals 2019 Lifetime Achievement Honorees, Including Mavis Staples, Elvis Costello, Delbert McClinton & More


The 2019 Americana Honors & Awards show—the centerpiece of AmericanaFest—announced the special honorees for its ceremony on Sept. 11 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Felice & Boudleaux Bryant (posthumously): President’s Award Elvis Costello: Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting Delbert McClinton: Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance Maria Muldaur: Americana Trailblazer Award Frank Johnson (posthumously) and Rhiannon Giddens: Legacy of Americana Award Mavis ...

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Glen Campbell Museum and Performance Venue to Open in Nashville


The life and impact of late country legend Glen Campbell will soon have a permanent home in downtown Nashville, with a new museum and music venue announcing plans to set up shop. Slated for the corner of Broadway and 2nd Avenue in Nashville’s iconic honky tonk tourist district, The Glen Campbell Museum and Rhinestone Stage will feature more than 4,000-square-feet ...

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Miranda Lambert to Perform at 13th Annual ACM Honors


Miranda Lambert is the latest addition to the star-studded lineup of performers taking the stage at this year’s 13th Annual ACM Honors celebration. The evening, taking place on Wednesday, August 21 at the Ryman Auditorium, is dedicated to the special honorees and off-camera winners from the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards. Lambert joins previously announced performers Keith Urban, Chris ...

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