When CMT hosted its Next Women of Country showcase in Nashville during CMA Awards week, all the alumnae were quick to rave about the women who first inspired them to pursue music and change their lives forever.
While the leading women in country music and Americana woke up to multiple Grammy nominations on Friday (Dec. 7), the lack of women within the Top 20 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart made history this week.
Brandi Carlile couldn’t help it. She was in the middle of a red-carpet interview at the Americana Honors & Awards show in September when her attention diverted to the most heavenly sound of sister harmony floating toward her general direction. The source of the music was the powerful voices of the McCrary Sisters, members of... Read more »
Are honky-tonks the new Hollywood? Because it sure seems like more and more country artists are heading down to Nashville’s Lower Broadway to shoot music videos. Like Brad Paisley, who just took over Tootsies Orchid Lounge on Wednesday (Dec. 5) to capture some film for his “Bucked Off” video, and play a free pop-up show... Read more »