Country music artist Chris Young

Country music artist Chris Young

Chris Young photo courtesy of RCA Nashville. Chris Young has accomplished more by 28 than some artists do in a lifetime. Already a Grammy-nominated recording artist, he s also a dynamic live performer consistently in demand, an international ambassador for his genre, a talented songwriter with five Number Ones to his name by the way, he wrote four of them and a handsome charmer to boot. Now, on the cusp of his fourth album, A.M., (out September 17 on RCA Nashville), the man …

Country music singer Hank Williams

Country music singer Hank Williams

Michael Ochs Archive/Getty Born September 17th, 1923 (died January 1st, 1953) Key Tracks Lovesick Blues,Cold, Cold Heart,I m So Lonesome I Could Cry Influenced George Jones, Buddy Holly, Dwight Yoakam, Willie Nelson At first listen, Hank may not sound like a real good singer,says Merle Haggard, but he had a unique method of sincerity. I never heard anything Hank sang that I didn t believe. More than any other voice, the warm, nasally moan of Hank Williams — with its upbeat …

Timeline of country music artists

Timeline of country music artists

Oct 22 Country music in the second half of 2013 is going through some of the most historic changes the format has ever seen, with hip-hop influenced songs, albums, and artists dominating the charts, female artists being excluded like never before, and a litany of songs with laundry list lyrics or that are purposely written to be stupid garnering the lion’s share of attention. The ever-present erosion of what the term “country” defines has never been greater, and the charge of …

Country music female Artists 2010

Country music female Artists 2010

To make our list of Top 10 Hottest Women of Country Music,a nominee has to have not only great looks and sex appeal but also musical talent as well. (Hey,we love our music,too!) Every single one of these women is an outstanding vocalist,and many write their own music as well. Without further delay,here’s our 2012 list of Top 10 Hottest Women of Country Music. #10 – Shania Twain This sensational performer needs little introduction. Dubbed “The First Lady of Country Music” the Canadian …

Country music Artists Johnny Rivers

Country music Artists Johnny Rivers

Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) is a song written by Mickey Newbury. Said to reflect the LSD experience, Newbury wrote it as a warning against the danger of using LSD. First recorded in 1967 by Jerry Lee Lewis, who rejected it, it was a hit for The First Edition (with Kenny Rogers on lead vocals) in 1968. It was Rogers s first top ten hit in the Billboard charts, but not typical of the country folk harmonies that characterized most of The First Edition …

Country music Artists in Indiana

Country music Artists in Indiana

Home » , Written By: admin on September 21, 2013 No Comment Photo: publicity image Jason Molina On Saturday, March 16, Secretly Canadian artist Jason Molina died in his home in Indianapolis of natural causes, according to a statement by the record label. He was 39. Molina was best known for his bands Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. and his bluesy-folk song stylings. Born in Lorain, Ohio, he moved to Bloomington in 1997 to release an album on Secretly Canadian and quickly …

Country Music Artists George Jones

Country Music Artists George Jones

Stars in the music industry are expressing their condolences and sharing fond memories of country legend George Jones. Jones died on Friday in Nashville, Tenn., at the age of 81. He had been hospitalized after suffering from irregular blood pressure and a fever. 22 Photos George Jones: 1931-2013 His song from 1980, He Stopped Loving Her Today,has become one of country music s most signature hits. Jones influenced several generations of performers and is considered by many in …

Best Country music Artists ever

Best Country music Artists ever

Taylor Swift: Best Selling Digital Music Artist of All Time By: Ben Foster Last Updated: March 14, 2013 5:03 PM After only six years in the music industry, it s safe to say that Taylor Swift s career accomplishments and accolades have been beyond impressive, and the Country-Pop superstar recently got to add another achievement to her list of bragging rights. The Recording Industry Association of America has named Swift its top-selling digital singles artist with a whopping 39.5 …

New Country Music artists Pictures

New Country Music artists Pictures

Tonight on BBC One’s singing contest The Voice, the country singer Mike Ward will battle it out in the live final to face the public vote. The “streetwise boy from Salford with a surprising country voice”, according to The Voice’s website, wants to promote country music in the UK and bring it into the 21st century. Could this 23-year-old who wears a neck-tie and waistcoat be the man to make British country music cool? He is the first UK homegrown solo country act with pop crossover …

Country Christian Music artists

Country Christian Music artists

The Byrds go country, Katy Perry ditches Christian music and more James Osterberg aka Iggy Pop. Tom Copi/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Prior to the Academy of Country Music Awards show in 2007, Hootie and the Blowfish front man Darius Rucker shared a little secret about himself. He really dug Hee Haw. And just as he professed his love for the banjo-heavy variety show, Rucker announced his transition from earworm college pop to modern country. Of course, he s not the first …