2014 CMA Awards Predictions

brad-carrie-48-cma-awards-hosts2Country Music’s Biggest Night has finally arrived!! The 48th Annual CMA Awards will be held tonight LIVE from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the night for the 7th year in a row that will feature performances from country’s biggest stars. In between those performances there will be a few awards handed out to recognize the best in country music this past year. Here’s a look at whom I think should win and whom I believe will win. Continue reading

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11/05/2014 · 12:00 PM

Dear Kacey Musgraves: An Open Letter

large.9nX1ws2jVjgqyi4cLnHQ_6p3We0x3ycqSDRDZGl_HfwThe following is an open letter to one of the best artists to hit country music in years. It’s extremely personal and gives y’all a look into who I am as a person. Continue reading

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Best of 2013: Singles Part 3 (10-1)

ATCBestof2013The final ten songs on my list of the best singles of the year feature only one male artist, one group, and a handful of outstanding female artists. These are the ten songs that, in my eyes, have been landmark singles on country radio (though not many have experienced chart success). They tackle various social issues, heartache, and love, but ultimately they are outstanding representations of what country music should be and needs to be. In my opinion, 2013 has been one of the best years for country music thanks to these ten songs.  Continue reading

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Best of 2013: Singles – Part 2 (20-11)

ATCBestof2013A continuation of the Best Singles of 2013, this set offers the middle 10 songs found on my top 30 singles of the year. Any guesses on who the final 10 will be? Am I missing any songs so far? Let me know! Continue reading

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Best of 2013: Singles – Part 1 (30-21)

ATCBestof2013The year is winding down as we’ve reached the middle part of December. That means it is time to unveil the list of Best Singles of the year, as ranked by me of course. When I starting putting together this list, I realized that 1) there are several artists who appear twice this year and 2) that female artists have been the most creative, authentic, and truly country artists this year. This first of three parts includes the majority of the male artists that appear on the top 30 list. Continue reading

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Jamie Lynn Spears, “How Could I Want More”

Jamie-Lynn-Spears-How-Could-I-Want-More-2013-1200x1200Jamie Lynn Spears is professionally known as the star of the Nickelodeon show Zoey 101. However, she is most known as the little sister of pop superstar Britney Spears. The younger Spears sister is showing that she has talent as well by releasing her first country music single. Let’s just say the song isn’t what you’d expect. Continue reading

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Little Big Town, “Sober”

Little-Big-TownLittle Big Town has been on the biggest high since last year’s “Pontoon” barreled them into the top of the charts. Their album, Tornado, was one of the most critically acclaimed albums of 2012 and scored them a CMA nomination for Album of the Year. After stumbling a bit on the charts with the album’s third single, “Your Side of the Bed,” the quartet is ready to top the charts with one of the group’s finest singles of its career. Continue reading

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