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This year’s CMA Nominations have been announced, and there are some major changes afoot, including some surprising inclusions (Maren Morris!) and even more surprising omissions [...]
It’s hard to believe, but we’re nearing the end of 2016. School is back in session, a wave of pumpkin spice lattes is about to sweep the land, and websites are going to start prepping their “Best of 2016” lists.
We’re saving this week’s best story for last. Seriously. We’re not even going to tip our hand with the set “featured image” for the post. [...]
It’s like fantasy football, but for country music bloggers. Earlier this week, the Country Music Association posted its “CMA Nominee Showcase,” which featured the results [...]
To paraphrase Beyonce: Sorry, we ain’t sorry. When we posted last week’s Sunday Selections feature, the controversy surrounding some comments Blake Shelton had made on [...]
Rocker Aaron Lewis effectively schools current mainstream country radio on country music. By declaring that what's being accepted as country music isn't actually country, he demonstrates what country music is.
Country radio needs to be “Fix”ed. We took a week off from Sunday Selections, and we ended up missing the ascent of Eric Church’s “Record [...]
You say, “tomato,” we say… actually, we’ll let Margo Price fill in the rest. It’s been a while since the #TomatoGate controversy reared its head, [...]
"When it hurts this good, you've got to play it twice."
If you need us, we’ll be where our reputations don’t precede us. Which is a way of saying that we’re listening to Miranda Lambert’s new [...]
One of the rare concept albums that lives up to its conceit while each song still able to stand on its own, Big Day in a Small Town demonstrates as well that Brandy Clark's debut album wasn't a fluke. She really is this good.
Texas singer/songwriter puts a health scare behind him with a stellar new album.
"Record Year" is cleverly written, intertwining turns of phrase with musical references that will satisfy everyone from the casual country fan (Red Headed Stranger) to the scholarly one (New Grass Revival.)
Perhaps this is a song best heard in its proper context.
With so much to get caught up on, there’s no time for a snarky one-liner. If you’ve been eagerly anticipating new music from some of [...]
Recorded in Texas during their standoff with their record label, Home threw out the rulebook completely.
Earlier this month, Cam gave an incisive NPR interview to Country Universe favorite Jewly Hight, in which the former psychology grad student shared her thoughts on the unifying power of music.
2016 has claimed yet another icon in “Doctor” Ralph Stanley. As the true giants of popular music continue to age, their passings are only going [...]
What would the Dixie Chicks’ first US tour in a decade be without at least a little bit of controversy? Really, is it any surprise [...]
“Wasted Time” Keith Urban Written by James Abrahart, Keith Urban, and Greg Wells To his credit, you can tell a Keith Urban record is a [...]