Country singer Jay Allen, the first artist to sign with Nashville’s recently relaunched Verge Records, releases his second single and video, “Cool,” today, Friday, Aug. 7. Allen, who grew up in a rural Iowa town deep in America’s heartland, was named “The Highway Find” on SiriusXM in 2017 and has been performing for fans across the country with his band, The Stallions, ever since.
Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium is launching its first-ever livestream concert series ‘LIVE AT THE RYMAN,’ bringing exclusive livestream performances to fans at home while paving the way for the safe return of in-person music experiences at the iconic venue.
In a year meant to be ‘off’ following a 2019 five-country arena sell-out Hootie & the Blowfish blockbuster tour dubbed Billboard’s “Tour of the Summer,” Darius Rucker’s 2020, like the world’s, led the Charleston, South Carolina native to working in a different way. Written via a physically distanced Zoom writing session with producer Ross Copperman and fellow songwriters Josh Osborne and J.T. Harding, Rucker’s new feel-good summer Country single, “Beers And Sunshine,” calls for slowing down to enjoy the simple things in life when the world feels out of control.
650 AM WSM announced today that Jeff Hoag, regular fill-in and long-term friend of iconic radio personality Eddie Stubbs, will officially take over the night show in wake of Stubbs’ previously announced retirement. A familiar voice to the station’s nighttime audience, Hoag is set to host WSM At Night With Jeff Hoag from 7 p.m. to midnight beginning this evening.
Three-time Grammy Award winner Darius Rucker continues to give back to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, with the Thursday, July 30 live-streamed edition of his annual “Darius & Friends” benefit concert raising over $255,000 and adding to the event’s overall total of more than $2 million.
650 AM WSM announced today Megan Alexander is coming on board as the newest cast member on its radio and television show "Coffee, Country & Cody" alongside Bill Cody and Charlie Mattos. Alexander is set to join the team as the show’s Entertainment Reporter beginning this morning from 7 to 10 a.m.
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.”