After nearly a life-long career in country music and more than two decades with the most famed country station in the world 650 AM WSM, iconic radio personality Eddie Stubbs said farewell Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Stubbs final show included in studio visits with Connie Smith and Marty Stuart and well wishes via phone from Loretta Lynn, Too Slim of Riders in the Sky and for the first time in his 25-year career, a chat with Dolly Parton; listen to the final show HERE. Check out additional star-studded well wishes for Stubbs from Garth Brooks, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and more in the video HERE.
On the heels of his defiant new single “Stick That In Your Country Song,” actively climbing the charts at Country radio, current ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Eric Church again offers a glimpse at his forthcoming project with today’s release of “Bad Mother Trucker.”
Multi-Platinum recording artist Joe Nichols is set to host one hour of programming for SiriusXM’s Y2Kountry. The aptly named “Joe’s Place” debuts tomorrow, August 1, at 5 p.m. ET and will feature songs curated by Nichols with his personal connections to the songs and artists woven into each show. Each episode will also feature a live musical performance from Nichols making his the first artist-hosted show to include a live music component. New episodes of the series air the first Saturday of every month.
Nashville-based, pop-rock singer/songwriter Joel Crouse is set to release his EP, wasteLAnd, Friday, August 7. Released independently by Crouse’s Hum Records and produced with Davis Naish, the EP is available now for pre-save HERE. The new project follows his recent release, “Survivin’” which offered fans an early look at what to expect from the EP. Listen to "Survivin'" HERE.
Kenny Chesney became the sound of summer and coming of age in the 21st century by writing and recording songs that reflected the best parts, as well as hidden blessings, of life in “the flyover.” A young man who knows the joy of what music can give you, he assembled the millions-strong No Shoes Nation through must-see live shows and songs that the people were already living by heart.
2020 ACM Best New Male Artist of the Year nominee Jordan Davis is set to join the latest installment of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's Songwriter Sessions tonight, at 8 pm CDT via the museum's Instagram Live. Davis will be sharing stories and songs from his latest self-titled EP with museum Senior Director, Producer, and Writer, Peter Cooper. A spinoff of the museum’s popular Saturday Songwriter Session, offered weekly in the museum’s Ford Theater, the museum has been bringing the program to fans via Instagram Live during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Season 15 winner of NBC’s “The Voice” Chevel Shepherd temporarily exchanges what People observes as her “positive spirit and carefree attitude” for a powerful, solemn vocal performance on her heartfelt new song “The Letter.” Portrayed in her debut music video, premiering with CMT today, the song captures the pain and hope of a young girl who has lost her mother.
Morris Higham Management Group (MHM) announces today they have signed the estate of Roger Miller for exclusive management representation. The company will oversee all future endeavors for the late Country Music Hall of Fame member. The estate joins MHM clients Kenny Chesney, Johnny Dailey, Brantley Gilbert, Ryan Griffin, Joey Hendricks, Brandon Lay, Barbara Mandrell, Louise Mandrell, Carly Pearce, Michael Ray, Chase Wright, Old Dominion and Walker County.