Chase Rice, 2014

Chase Rice 'Ignite's Top Country Albums Chart

Chase Rice, singer/songwriter and 2010 runner-up on CBS' Survivor: Nicaragua, storms in at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart with Ignite the Night, his second full-length album and first powered by major-label muscle. The set starts with 44,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, also good for a No. 3 start on the Billboard 200.
Tim Menzies, 2014.

615 Spotlight: Tim Menzies Explains Hiatus, Talks Gospel-Leaning New Album

This week, we go in a different direction with the 615 Spotlight. Rather than showcase a brand new artist, we update you on Tim Menzies, a singer-songwriter so highly respected in Music City that demo versions of songs he's written for big-name artists -- such as Reba McEntire, Mark Chesnutt and Trisha Yearwood -- are just as beloved as the final studio recordings.
Kellie Pickler performs at Starwood Preferred Guest's Hear The Music, See The World

Exclusive: Kellie Pickler Teases Fifth Album, Talks Meeting Her Idols

Nashville is a place where dreams have a magical way of coming true, and for a select group of music fans on Saturday night, Kellie Pickler delivered a too-good-to-be true performance for an intimate crowd just south of Music City. In addition to performing, Pickler chatted with Billboard and shared how excited she is to be creating some new music.

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