Diamond Ro

Diamond Rio Are Going Live for 25th-Anniversary Project

There have been many milestones in the career of Diamond Rio. In 1991, the band made history with "Meet in the Middle" climbing to the top of the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart (now called Hot Country Songs). They have won a six awards for Vocal Group of the Year from the ACM and the CMA. In 1998, they became members of the Grand Ole Opry and have experienced success with their studio albums, compilations, a Christmas album, as well as a Gospel release, with 2009's Grammy-winning The Reason.
Garth Brooks & Taylor Swift: A Study in Country Contrasts

Garth Brooks & Taylor Swift: A Study in Country Contrasts

It's an interesting time in country music. The format's biggest-selling star of the last decade, Taylor Swift, has departed for pop music. Meanwhile, Garth Brooks, who has sold more albums than any artist since 1991, is back. Brooks' return, however, has been greeted with a fairly lukewarm reception.
Cole Swindell

Cole Swindell Brings His Fans 'Down Home' With New EP

2014 has been a banner year for Cole Swindell. Between his own singles "Chillin' It" and "I Hope You Get Lonely Tonight," as well as writing such hits as "Roller Coaster" for Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett's "Get Me Some Of That," Swindell has seen some of his biggest dreams come true.
Jason Aldean, 2014.

Streaming Drives Sales, According to New Study

A new study being released by the Country Music Association suggests that adults are far more likely to buy music after being exposed to it on YouTube, Spotify and other streaming services than listeners who hear a song for the first time on AM/FM radio.
Jason Isbell Asked to Audition for 'The Voice', Mockingly Denies Offer

Jason Isbell Asked to Audition for 'The Voice', Mockingly Denies Offer

After more than a decade in the business, Jason Isbell might be good enough for primetime NBC. This year's Americana Music Awards Album of the Year winner was recently asked to audition for 'The Voice' by one of the show's talent producers, an email of which Isbell posted to Twitter on Wednesday.

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