A Conversation with Beth Nielsen Chapman

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The past and present come together on Beth Nielsen Chapman’s new album Hearts of Glass. She discusses the journey that led her to this release in our interview with the 2016 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee.

Single Review: Shania Twain, “Life’s About to Get Good”

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After years of unfulfilled promises of a new Shania Twain album, I eventually said that I would believe it when I heard a release date and a first single. Well, that release is September 29 and the first single is “Life’s About to Get Good”. It would seem that it’s time to believe it.

Single Review: The Band Perry, “Comeback Kid”

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It may be tempting to read a bit too far into the title of The Band Perry’s latest single “Comeback Kid” after the poor chart performance of “Live Forever” followed by their departure from Republic Nashville and near disappearance from the awards show circuit.

CMA 2016 Live Blog

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Entertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks
Male Vocalist: Chris Stapleton
Female Vocalist: Carrie Underwood
Vocal Group: Little Big Town
Album: Eric Church, Mr. Misunderstood
Vocal Duo: Brothers Osbourne
New Artist: Maren Morris
Song: “Humble and Kind” – Lori McKenna
Single: Thomas Rhett, “Die a Happy Man”
Music Video: Chris Stapleton, “Fire Away”
Musical Event: Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King, “Different for Girls”
Musician: Dann Huff

Lorrie Morgan on Life, Music and Letting Go

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It’s been over five years since Lorrie Morgan has released a new solo country album, but her fans’ wait comes to an end with the February 12 release of her new album Letting Go…Slow on Shanachie Entertainment. The twelve-track set features previously unheard material alongside covers of classic hits by Patsy Cline, Bobbie Gentry, Vern Gosdin, Larry Gatlin, Bob Dylan and Earl Thomas Conley. The award-winning recording artist recently took some time out of her busy schedule to discuss the new project with media via conference call.

Sunday Selections: January 31, 2016

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The final week of January was a big one for Aubrie Sellers, who gave her first television performance, released her first album, and appears poised for an outstanding 2016. Elsewhere a fairly light news week which includes a short but solid list of new releases as well as troubles for Jamey Johnson, Tyler Farr and Katie Armiger.

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