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2016 CMA Nominations

August 31, 2016 Kevin John Coyne 14






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 […]

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Single Review: Chris Young featuring Cassadee Pope, “Think of You”

January 19, 2016 Ben Foster 8






Chris Young’s new duet single portrays a recently broken up man and woman revisiting the stomping grounds they once shared as a couple. The verses are laced with small details that make it easy for the listener to picture the scene. Young notes the “same old bar, same burned out lights,” while asking “Why in the hell does it feel like a different place?”






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Single Review: Cassadee Pope, “Wasting All These Tears”

June 30, 2013 Ben Foster 8






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While her pop-punk band remains on indefinite hiatus, former Hey Monday frontwoman Cassadee Pope attempts to re-start her career through the reality show strategy, having now been packaged into a country music star with a little help from The Voice.  Her debut country single “Wasting All These Tears” is weighed down by problems that tend to be common among former reality show contestants, foremost among which is a failure to stay out of the way of the song.