With his debut single “Storm Warning,” newcomer Hunter Hayes gained a wave of momentum after the song hit the top 15 at country radio. That momentum led him to his first ACM nomination and a spot on Carrie Underwood’s upcoming Blown Away Tour. Trying to keep that momentum going, the singer is hitting country radio with the second single off his Hunter Hayes album. How does “Wanted” compare to the album’s solid debut single? Continue reading
Monthly Archives: May 2012
When it comes to artists in country music, it doesn’t get any bigger or better than The King, Mr. George Strait. Somehow the legend keeps churning out hit after hit, album after album which serve as proof that he can still hang with today’s younger superstars. He recently charted two top fives from his hit album, Here For a Good Time. Can the album’s third single become its first chart-topper? Even if “Drinkin’ Man” doesn’t hit number one or even cracks the top 10, it will still be one of the most phenomenally brilliant songs I’ve ever heard in country music.
Chris Young is probably one of the hottest male vocalists in country music right now. He’s got a string of number one singles, five to be exact, along with a couple ACM and CMA nominations under his belt. His recent album, Neon, was one of 2011’s most critically acclaimed albums (it landed on ATC’s Best Albums of the Year list) and has spawned two of those five straight number one singles. Will the album’s title track make it the singer’s sixth consecutive chart-topper?
After scoring two number ones and a top five with the first three singles off Own the Night, Lady Antebellum is hoping to strike gold once again with the fourth single. They debuted the single on last night’s finale of The Voice and now it’s on its way to country radio. How does “Wanted You More” measure up to the group’s previous singles?
It’s been over two years since we were last able to get our hands on a new album from Carrie Underwood. During that time she focused on her marriage to hockey player Mike Fisher and took a little break from touring and recording. Now she’s ready to make a comeback with her latest album, Blown Away. How does the new 14 song set compare to the singer’s previous three albums?