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NEW SINGLE: Ben Ransom – “Na Na Na”

Ben Ransom wants you to know the words to his latest single “Na Na Na”and with one listen, this catchy festival anthem will have you singing along. It ain’t rocket science. It’s three and half minutes of straight up fun”, says Ben. Ben’s forthcoming studio album has already delivered some cracker tracks including “Livin’” and “Hold Me Tonight”, and “Na Na Na” is no exception. The fist pumping chorus is punctuated with the spirit of country music, celebrating the simple good times, cowboys and whiskey, good mates and that Ben Ransom style of real-deal fun. Ben is a firm favourite in the Australian country music industry, [...]

New from Jordan Harvey – “Along For The Ride” (out now)

Following the release of his debut EP It Is What It Is at the beginning of this year, Edinburgh-raised, Nashville based rising artist Jordan Harvey is bringing his new single “Along For The Ride” to radio. The track, which Harvey played at his Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday (15th April), boasts the multi-instrumentalist’s strong vocals, his knack for vivid storytelling, and parallels a couple’s spontaneous drive down a two-lane road to the passion felt in a new romance.

Trapper Schoepp / Siren Songs: Recording at Johnny’s Cash Cabin, a Dylan co-write and working with John Jackson and Patrick Sansone

“What’s most important to me is to be a link in the chain of folks singers before and after my time,” Trapper Schoepp says in light of his forthcoming album, Siren Songs. Recorded at Johnny Cash’s Cash Cabin in Hendersonville, TN, Trapper continues down the trail trod by his musical heroes. In 2019, the Milwaukee singer-songwriter published a long-lost song with Bob Dylan called “On, Wisconsin” - making him the youngest musician to share a co-writing credit with the Nobel Prize laureate. The song led to a #1 trending article in Rolling Stone and over a hundred tour dates worldwide. Most recently, Trapper is featured [...]

Lainey Wilson Brings Home Female Video of the Year & Collaborative Video of the Year at the 2023 CMT Music Awards

Multi-award-winning singer and songwriter, Lainey Wilson took home two CMT awards including: Female Video of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year with HARDY at the 2023 CMT Awards on 2nd April, 2023. As one of the fastest growing artists in Nashville, Wilson led this year’s award show with four nominations, the first woman to do so in two years. Following the performance of her latest single “Heart Like a Truck” on the 2023 CMT Awards, the critically acclaimed track jumped two spots on the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart giving Wilson her third US No.1 hit. Wilson has a strong history with CMT, from first being [...]

OUT NOW: Dariann Leigh “Blame It On Me”

Dariann Leigh's new single ‘Blame It On Me " is out now. “‘Blame It On Me’ is one of those songs that I feel like my younger self needed,” says Dariann. “It’s full of confidence and security. It’s not defensive or destructive. When life throws hardships your way, this song handles it with grace... and a little bit of sass!” A dash of 2000’s country transported to 2023, “Blame It On Me” is reminiscent of the tracks and confidence of the great women of country that Dariann was raised on. When you want to put the song on repeat, the Minnesota-native says, "you can blame it on me!" Her [...]

Hayden Haddock Releases Electric Cover of “Fast As You”

Trailblazing red dirt artist Hayden Haddock has put his spin on Dwight Yoakum’s 1993 hit “Fast As You.” With CMA Award-winning producer and hit songwriter Trent Willmon (Cody Johnson's catalog including "Til You Can't" and more) serving as Hayden's producer and manager, Hayden is on the "fast" track to mainstream success. Taste of Country premiered “Fast As You” before its release stating, “His version stays true to the overall feel of Yoakam's original, but also offers a fresh take on the classic track.”"I am a HUGE fan of Dwight Yoakum and have always especially loved performing "Fast As You," Haddock [...]

Elvie Shane Shares New Track/Video, ‘Forgotten Man’

Marking the first new music since BBR Music Group/Wheelhouse Records singer-songwriter Elvie Shane’s acclaimed Backslider album debut, Shane shares his new song 'Forgotten Man' today. An anthem for those chasing the American dream with calloused hands and a weary, but still-believing heart, it’s another example of Shane’s deep-feeling take on country, co-written by the rising star with Dan Couch, Luke Preston, and Oscar Charles. With his big-hearted Platinum Number One, 'My Boy', Shane showed fans the kind of man he is – one who’ll step forward and stand for what he believes in. He calls 'Forgotten Man' “the song I've been trying to write [...]

JONO MANSON “Stars Enough To Guide Me”

Jono Manson è tornato ad incidere un album da solista dopo qualche anno di pausa e lo ha fatto nel migliore dei modi, sfoderando una maturità, una varietà di temi e un’indomita voglia di riemergere come protagonista dando spazio ad una ritrovata ispirazione compositiva dopo aver prodotto fior di musicisti nel suo ormai noto ‘rifugio’ del Kitchen Sink Studio a Santa Fe, New Mexico. “Stars Enough To Guide Me” riprende tutte le sue passioni, dal folk al country, dal rock alla canzone d’autore venata di soul e di sfumature roots in una selezione di eccellente fattura, riunendo in [...]

Grammy-Nominated Artist Rissi Palmer Releases New Single “Still Here” Featuring Miko Marks

On Friday (24/3), acclaimed country singer/songwriter and radio host, Rissi Palmer, released her new single “Still Here”, featuring CMT Next Women of Country artist, Miko Marks. Co-penned by Palmer, Marks, Deanna Walker and producers, Steve Wyreman and Justin Phipps, the empowering song is available worldwide on all digital streaming platforms now. “Still Here” is the first from Palmer’s upcoming new album, set for release later this year. The tune's powerful lyrics serve as inspiration to women struggling to hold their own in today's society, with Palmer and Marks singing on the chorus: I'm still here / Made it through the mud [...]

VV.AA. – Stoned Cold Country

Nel corso degli ultimi decenni gli artisti dell’area country di Nashville si sono cimentati spesso con il repertorio di musicisti rock, chi in maniera più naturale chi forzando un po’ la mano in un comunque divertente esercizio di stile. Dagli Eagles ai Lynyrd Skynyrd, dai Beatles al Southern Rock nella sua più ampia accezione (omaggiando uno stile vicino a molti dei nomi che hanno bazzicato Music City) molti sono i riefrimenti che hanno attratto la curiosità dei produttori e dei discografici di Nashville proponendo dischi con più di un motivo di interesse. Per i 60 anni di attività [...]


Country music singer/songwriter and recording artist Charlotte Morris recently released her heartfelt new single called "Tennessee." With charming lyrics like chasing muddy waters where the Smokies meet their end, spending nights wrapped up in pretend, "Tennessee" reminisces on summer nights and a lost love. "I wrote Tennessee a few months after moving to Nashville in 2021," Charlotte recalls. "I was totally infatuated with the city, and the summer was a whirlwind of sunny days, first dates, lake swims, long hikes... basically living in a bit of a fantasy land - summer camp for adults. But as I started to settle [...]

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