1. Kevin Fowler Talks Ironic 'Sellout Song' Success & Conformity In Mainstream Country Music

    July 21, 2016 3:27 PM EDT For listeners distressed about the state of modern country music, Kevin Fowler may have the antidote: his single "Sellout Song" humorously skewers a number of tropes easily spotted in the genre's mainstream. Fowler conjures a fictional No. 1 hit, commanding listeners to "…

  2. Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen Embrace Dissipation In 'Hangin' Out In Bars'

    June 30, 2016 12:28 AM EDT Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen get straight to the point on "Hangin' Out In Bars," another entry in country's already crowded drink-away-the-heartbreak canon. Exclusive Song Premiere: Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen's 'Standards' "I've been going out…

  3. Sam Hunt Scores Country Charts Feat Last Achieved 22 Years Ago

    November 07, 2014 2:00 PM EST Newcomer Sam Hunt tops three Billboard country charts -- Top Country Albums , Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay -- as his first full-length set, Montevallo , opens with 70,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Digital sales account for a hefty 71 percent of the sum.) Sam…

  4. 'Nashville' Nibbles on Country Songs Chart, Tim McGraw Reaches Milestone

    October 18, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Two Big Machine-issued songs from the well-received new ABC series "Nashville" appear on Country Songs, led by Sam Palladio & Clare Bowen's Hot Shot Debut at No. 29 with "If I Didn't Know Better." The actors portray Bluebird Café bartender Gunnar and waitress…

  5. Ringin' In The New Year

    December 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST At best, New Year's Eve is not only a time to celebrate another year passing, but also a time to see great music. New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas will be hosting the biggest names in pop and rock, At best, New Year's Eve is not only a time to celebrate another year passing, but…

  6. Acts Salute Jennings At Red River Fest

    August 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Red River Tribute, set for Sept. 19-20 at Saengerhalle in New Braunfels, Texas, will feature like-minded musicians honoring legendary outlaw Waylon Jennings as best they know how: by playing music The Red River Tribute, set for Sept. 19-20 at Saengerhalle in New Braunfels, Texas, will…