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Colt Ford Keeps the Collabs Coming on ‘We the People, Volume 1′


Take a look around the country landscape today and you’ll see a growing trend: Superstar collaborations. Artists like Miranda Lambert teaming up with Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini …. Just a few years ago these were the exception rather than the rule – until Colt Ford came along, that is. He might not always get credit for it, ...

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Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Darius Rucker And More To Perform At Hurricane Dorian Relief Concerts


Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Darius Rucker, and more artists will be reaching out a helping hand to those affected by Hurricane Dorian by performing at two separate benefit concerts. The first show, dubbed the SIP Hope 4 Hope Town, will take place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN on Sept. 16, and will feature performances fromBentley, Rucker, Randy Houser, ...

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Exclusive Premiere: Rob Mayes Turns Defiance Into Strength and Grit in ‘Prospector’


Rob Mayes has grit in his veins in his new song, “Prospector,” premiering exclusively with Sounds Like Nashville.   Known for his starring roles in the cult classic film, John Dies at the End opposite Paul Giamatti,and TV series including Mistresses and The Client List, the actor-turned-singer is now drawing attention to his passion for country music. The Cleveland, Ohio ...

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Charlie Daniels Supports Vets with Annual Patriot’s Award Dinner


On the eve of the anniversary of 9/11, country icon Charlie Daniels hosted the second annual Charlie Daniels Patriot Award Dinner at The Palm Restaurant in Nashville. Darryl Worley and Chris Young were among those on hand to help Daniels honor this year’s Patriot Award winners—Nashville businessman Donnie Mingus and international talent buyer/promoter Judy Seale. The event raised more than ...

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Brett Eldredge’s Break From Technology Has Had a ‘Profound’ Effect on His Music: ‘I’m Definitely in a New Phase’


Brett Eldredge is in a transformative stage of life, one that’s played an important role in shaping his new album. It all began in January 2019 when Eldredge revealed that he’d traded in his iPhone for a 2002 flip phone, a decision that’s made a significant impact on his mental clarity. He also ventured on a solo retreat to Malibu, ...

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Songland Recap: Season 1 Wraps With a New Song For OneRepublic


The final episode of the debut season of Songland had to include something really special, so the producers threw in a twist. Ryan Tedder moved from the producer’s seat to the guest artist seat along with his OneRepublic bandmate, Zach Filkins, and the team brought in Jason Evigan (Maroon 5, Demi Lovato) as a guest producer. As special as the ...

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Craig Morgan’s “The Father, My Son & the Holy Ghost” Goes to No. 1 on iTunes With Some Help From Blake Shelton, Ellen DeGeneres & More


Mission accomplished, Blake Shelton. Country music’s most powerful social media influencer implored his 20.6 million Twitter followers to help Craig Morgan’s touching new song, “The Father, My Son & the Holy Ghost” reach No. 1 on the iTunes Country chart. And it worked. From Sept. 9—the date of Blake’s first tweet referencing the tune—to Sept. 12, the song moved from ...

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Final “Rooftop On The Row” Of The 2019 Season Ends On A High Note


Mitchell Tenpenny performing. Photo credit: Courtesy of BMI. The stormy forecast on August 20th didn’t stop BMI from throwing their last “Rooftop On The Row” party of the summer. Gone West performing. Photo credit: Courtesy of BMI. The event, presented by George Dickel Tennessee Whisky, featured performances by Mitchell Tenpenny and Gone West. Attendees enjoyed BBQ from Texas Roadhouse and ...

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AmericanaFest And Spotify Teamed To Present First Show Featuring Sheryl Crow & Friends


AmericanaFest & Spotify Present Sheryl Crow and FriendsPhoto Credit: Getty Images / John Shearer  Spotify set the bar high at AmericanaFest in Nashville on Tuesday night by hosting its first show in the festival’s 20 year history with an all female line-up. Headliner, Sheryl Crow, was joined by friends, Bonnie Raitt and Jade Bird. AmericanaFest & Spotify Present Sheryl Crow and ...

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Garth Brooks Teams Up With A&E For ‘Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On’ Biography


Garth Brooks will give an inside look at his life and career in the four-hour biography, Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On. Announced early Wednesday (9/11), Brooks’ team revealed that the series would air in November, exclusively on A&E. According to a summary provided by a spokesperson with A&E, the documentary will highlight Brooks’ incomparable career, from its early days ...

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Mark Your Calendars for the 2020 ACM Awards


The Academy of Country Music is in the early planning stages of next year’s celebration, announcing this week that the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards would broadcast live from Las Vegas on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Held in the beautiful MGM Grand Garden Arena, the show will celebrate and honor the biggest names and brightest new albums in country ...

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Luke Bryan Steps to No.1 for the 23rd Time With ‘Knockin’ Boots’


Luke Bryan has planted his feet on top of the charts once again this week, scoring his 23rd No.1 hit with “Knockin’ Boots.” The playful country anthem was written by Hillary Lindsey, Gordie Sampson and Jon Nite, and now stands at the pinnacle of both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase Country Aircheck charts. Likely the first taste of Bryan’s ...

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