The winter might not seem like the perfect time to release a single with a tropical bent, but then again Scarletta is not your normal country act. The trio -- comprised of lead singer Aubrey Collins, fiddle player Nathan Stoops, and guitarist Benji Harris -- are proud to share with Billboard the debut of their brand new single and lyric video, titled "Island Fever."
With two No. 1, gold-certified singles and a gold album under his belt buckle, Brantley Gilbert promises he'll be coming out "rockin' " on his third album, which he's started working on with producer Dann Huff.
Expect great things from new or emerging artists in the country and Americana worlds in 2013. Here's the 615's picks for ten artists to keep a keen eye on, from the Brooklyn-based Americana band the Lone Bellow to a new album from Pistol Annies star Ashley Monroe to the throwback sounds of Coy Taylor.
After bridging decades of chart history with nine weeks at No. 1 on Country Songs late last year, a holiday-driven digital surge for Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" returns the song to the summit for a 10th week, thus extending its historic reach to nearly 50 years.