Country music Artists Whoa Whoa

Country music Artists Whoa Whoa

Jake Owen ( keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) Warning: This story is intended for mature audiences only. That warning may be a little extreme, but Jake Owen s detailed account of what happened during his July 7 go-cart accident is pretty gruesome. Up until now, all Owen has done is post a few pictures on Twitter and thanked fans for the well wishes. But I wanted details, so I asked him some …

Popular Country Music artists 2012

Popular Country Music artists 2012

Taste of Country The nominees in the 2012 Taste of Country Awards Best New Artist category are all working hard to get songs from their major label debuts heard. They are truly new artists, still hustling to make it in the country music business. A win in this category could lead to big things next year, as Scotty McCreery proved by winning last year. Casey James hopes to become the second-straight ‘American Idol’ contestant to take this honor home, but he’ll have stiff competition …

Country Music Rap Artists

Country Music Rap Artists

Kleber Gomes, aka Criolo, is one of Brazil s most highly regarded rap artists. (Photo by Caroline Bittencourt.) When Brazilian rapper Criolo’s parents were in their early 20s, they left the northeast of Brazil, to search for a better life down south. But when they made it to So Paulo, all they could afford was a mud-floor shack in one of the city’s favelas. It’s where they raised Criolo and his four siblings. And themes of migration and struggle shape Criolo’s lyrics to this day …

Well Known country music Artists

Well Known country music Artists

Some songs are more well known than the artists who made them hits. And sometimes less-talented music listeners mistakenly attribute those songs to the wrong artists. That s the premise of this article. Songs that people think are sung by artists who never sang them. That was also the premise of last week s article. Now I know that sometimes a premise can be hard to understand from only reading the title and list entries (especially when we need that extra to leave lengthy comments …

Country music artist booking prices

Country music artist booking prices

The group s rich vocal harmonies and glossy picking helped define the young country movement of the early 1990s. Diamond Rio began its climb to stardom as the Tennessee River Boys, playing at the Opryland USA theme park in Nashville in the early 1980s. After numerous personnel changes, it solidified into its present membership in 1989 and took the name Diamond Rio. The following year, the group signed with the newly-formed Arista Nashville label and reached No. 1 with its first …

Country music Artists John Anderson

Country music Artists John Anderson

John Anderson BIO PHOTOS AUDIO VIDEO The story of John Anderson and his platinum-plus album, Seminole Wind, is the story of the country music come-back of the decade. It s the true-to-life, yet larger-than-life, saga of one of the most dramatic career turn-arounds of the 1990 s. It s the story of just reward for a singer who originally took country music by storm and helped keep it true to its roots back in the early 80 s. His memorable hits from that musical era included Wild …

New Country Music Artists 2013

New Country Music Artists 2013

Rick Diamond (2) / Michael Kovac, Getty Images Get ready for the year’s biggest album releases. September typically begins the busy season when it comes to new country music releases, as artists want to have a new album on fans’ minds come the Christmas shopping season. Keith Urban, Chris Young and Justin Moore are just three of the stars with new releases to look forward to. Sheryl Crow will also release her debut country album in September, plus Willie Nelson and Alan Jackson …

Country Music Artists memorabilia

Country Music Artists memorabilia

Modern country music dates back to 1923 when John Carson combined the two traditions of storytelling through song and playing the fiddle, though the music can be traced back much farther to the folk music traditions of the British Isles. Since then, country music has evolved to include cowboy music, bluegrass, rockabilly, country rock, new country, alternative country, and other varieties that fall under this category. Country music today is likened to the sounds of Garth Brooks …

Country music Artists Radio liners

Country music Artists Radio liners

CRS-2014-Logo-large PRLog (Press Release) - Oct. 7, 2013 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Next available rate is $499; Register now at Tenn. – Oct. 7, 2013) – Country Radio Seminar Executive Director, Bill Mayne has announced that the CRS 2014 Early Bird registration rate of $399 will expire on Nov. 1. After the deadline, registration will increase to $499 per person, the regular rate. A ticket to the annual New Faces of Country Music Show is included with CRS registrations until the event …

Country Music Artists in Nashville

Country Music Artists in Nashville

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled a special spotlight exhibition dedicated to ABC s hit television series Nashville on April 5. Nashville : Like a Country Song , which features costumes, props and more from the acclaimed drama, is located within the museum s permanent exhibition on the second floor; the exhibit will run through October 31, 2013. Nashville airs on the ABC Television Network on Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:00 p.m., PT/ET and is executive produced by …