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Nate Smith’s ‘Whiskey On You’ Achieves First Week Multi-Week No. 1 On A Debut Single Since 2019

Breakout star Nate Smith’s hit song, 'Whiskey On You', tops the country radio charts for the second week in a row, achieving the first multi-week No. 1 on a debut single since 2019 on the Billboard Country Airplay, and since 2018 on the Mediabase/Country Aircheck chart. Yesterday, he was surprised by his Sony Music Nashville, WME, and The CORE Entertainment teams with an RIAA Platinum-certification plaque for the song. To celebrate the achievement, Nate will release two new songs from his upcoming, self-titled album next Friday, 'Better Boy' and 'Oil Spot.' The full-length album will arrive 28 April.  [...]

Out now – The Debut Full Album From Alan Fletcher, ‘The Point’

The long-awaited debut full-length album from actor and Americana singer-songwriter Alan Fletcher, The Point, is out now The Point - which also features album producers and multi-instrumentalists Damian Cafarella and Lachlan Bryan, Luke Moller on fiddle, and Jennifer Hansen providing duet vocals on 'Somebody' - was recorded at End Of The Road Studio in Melbourne, showcasing Alan’s particular take on the world, drawing influence and inspiration from singer-songwriters such as John Prine and Guy Clark amongst others, and follows on from the release of his EP Dispatches last year. The album opener and title track began life "as a light spoof on religion," before Fletcher "quickly realised that [...]

Karen Jonas – ‘The Restless’

Americana literary songsmith Karen Jonas’s sixth LP, The Restless (out Mar. 3), is a dark alt-country exploration of vulnerability. Each song is a confession that lands somewhere between nostalgia and doom. This mix of playful longing and earnest heartbreak crescendos into B-side opener “Rock the Boat,” which leaves Jonas prepared to walk straight into a river. The Restless is a visceral experience: you can feel the “lace and velvet” and taste “the bite of bourbon” on your lover’s tongue. “The record tells a story, but it isn’t linear,” Jonas says. “There are throughlines: this collection of dreamy, raw, [...]

Tim Dugger’s new single: ‘Buy A Bar’

Having laid down the roots of his trademark sound with acclaimed debut EP, Signs of a Good Time, the Alabama native - whose career streams recently surpassed 15 million - shared the follow-up single, ‘Heart of a Small Town’ last year. The release found international success: a world exclusive from Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2; handpicked by Baylen Leonard as a Spotlight Track on Absolute Radio Country, and a broadcast premiere on CMT Australia. Now, Dugger returns with ‘Buy A Bar’, which finds him trading heartbreak for enterprise (“I might as well buy a bar”), capturing the agony of [...]

Chad Bushnell Puts That “Whiskey To Work”

Chad Bushnell puts that "Whiskey To Work" in his brand new, honky-tonkin' single – available everywhere now. Distiller of a good time, Bushnell infuses humor and country charm in a drinkin' song that's aged to perfection. “This song talks about real life, whiskey drinkin’ situations that most people can relate to,” says the California Cowboy of the Texas Red-Dirt tune. “Infusing humor into these types of songs is key and the writers hit it right on the head when they wrote this.” From Saturday night barstools to Sunday morning pews, "Whiskey To Work" is a bonafide crowd-pleaser and a hundred-proof anthem. Dusting off his two-stepping [...]

TIP JAR “Songs About Love And Life On The Hippie Side Of Country”

Anche se gran parte della loro attività si tiene negli States, i Tip Jar sono una sorta di collettivo musicale nato in Olanda che ruota attorno alle figure di Bart de Win, tastierista (ma qui anche alla fisarmonica) di grande esperienza molto considerato per aver collaborato con personaggi come Iain Matthews, Kevin Welch, Sam Baker e Walt Wilkins e aver calcato alcuni dei migliori palchi del Lone Star State come Gruene Hall e Luckenbach e la splendida voce di Arianne Knegt, protagonista dei migliori brani del loro nuovo, sesto album. Inciso tra i Paesi Bassi e Austin, Texas, [...]

Dane Louis Releases “Fire” New Track

Dane Louis ignites a “Fire” in a chilly winter with his brand new, rural-rock release – available everywhere now. The soundtrack of a good time, “Fire” melds electrifying rock-driven guitar, commanding vocals and robust production to set speakers ablaze. "It’s a perfect example of our heavy hard rock flavoring with country fried storytelling” says Dane. “This song comes from the idea that you can find Fire in a lot of things; a party, whiskey, and love. When you mix it all up, you’ve really got Fire.” “Fire” is the sophomore single from Dane Louis, following his rye-soaked debut, “Whiskey Wears Off.” He combines mainstream country and stadium rock guitars [...]

Restless Road Release Uplifting New Ballad ‘On My Way’

Rising trio Restless Road (Zach Beeken, Garrett Nichols and Colton Pack) release an uplifting new ballad and visualizer for 'On My Way' today. The deeply personal song was written by Beeken, Nichols and Pack as well as Kyle Clark and Lindsay Rimes and produced by Dann Huff while the visualizer features old footage of the harmony-driven trio as well as them over the past few years on their journey together. The also song received a worldwide first play on The Country Show with Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2 last night. "‘On My Way’ is a song we wrote as a reminder to ourselves that it’s okay [...]

Tyler Braden – ‘Try Losing One’

Having teamed up with Echosmith’s Sydney Sierota for a powerhouse duet version of the song, the duo have now shared  an official music video, a sombre black-and-white visual that underscores their stark vocals. With nearly 70 million global streams, the original version of 'Try Losing One' has already hit No. 1 on SiriusXM The Highway’s Hot 30 Countdown and continues to climb at country radio. MusicRow declared that the country-rock ballad “burns with ferocious power and passion” and stated simply, “In a word, wow.” A finalist on the first season of NBC’s American Song Contest, Braden continues to perform on stages [...]


‘This Is Australia’ is one of the few songs that Chris ‘Boots’ Lee has written on his own. He created this ballad with an intense desire to express his love and gratitude for the country that he now calls home, while explaining to his friends and family across the world about the many wonderful things that make Australia such a land rich in pride, resources and fellowship. From the lush countryside in verse one, to the country’s love of sport in verse two, Australia has a little bit for everyone.  

Home Free Releases Music Video for ‘So Long Dixie’ (New Album Out Now)

All-vocal Country entertainers, Home Free, closed out a hugely successful 2022 with the release of their latest full-length record, So Long Dixie. This new project follows the acclaimed group’s Dive Bar Saints album, which arrived at #2 on the Billboard Country Album Sales chart. Home Free's extensive catalogue spotlights six Top 10 albums, including Timeless, Full Of (Even More) Cheer, Full Of Cheer, Country Evolution, and their breakout debut Crazy Life (2014). The group released the official music video for the new album’s title track last Friday (13/1) - Home Free have made their mark on the music scene, racking up nearly 600,000 album equivalents globally; embarking on major international tours; [...]

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