‘Christmas With Scotty McCreery’ Clips Hit the Web
Scotty McCreery fans can find a preview of his new holiday album, ‘Christmas With Scotty McCreery,’ thanks to an early leak to the internet. Thirty-second snippets of all 11 tracks from the Christmas-focused release have been pieced together in a preview below. McCreery’s album includes two originals and nine classic Christmas songs.
New Songs on the Radio – October 2012
October 2012 began with a flurry of great new country songs for radio programmers to choose from. Taylor Swift has released her newest single, as have stars like Josh Turner, Hunter Hayes and Chris Young. As Christmas time moves closer and closer, expect one last effort to provide fans with reasons to buy new or existing albums.
2012 CMA Awards Performers
The 2012 CMA Awards performers are beginning to be announced. The November 1 show in Nashville promises to feature the hottest superstars and country newcomers, as well as a few surprise collaborations. With artists like Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town leading the nominees, the ABC broadcast should be one a country music fan won’t want to miss.
Chris Young, ‘I Can Take It From There’ – Song Review
Chris Young darkens his stamp as country music’s most reliable romancer with his new single ‘I Can Take It From There.’ The uptempo lover is reminiscent of ‘Gettin’ You Home,’ but not quite that sexy.
Top 40 Country Songs – October 2012
The Top 10 spots in this list of the Top 40 Country Songs in October 2012 are all superstars. Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Miranda Lambert are just three with new singles competing for the No. 1 spot. However, it was a newcomer that snuck past everyone to grab the flag with a ballad that’s been among the most downloaded, most requested songs of the year.
Jake Owen, ‘Endless Summer’ – Album Review
The very nature of the EP lends itself more to an artist's most faithful supporters than middling fans looking for an entry point into a new style or sound. Jake Owen's 'Endless Summer' EP allows his warm weather party with Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw to last a little longer, but like summer love, the four songs will be little more than memories by the first yellow leaves of fall.
Martina McBride Admits She Thinks of Her Husband When Singing ‘I’m Gonna Love You Through It’
Martina McBride‘s hit song ‘I’m Gonna Love You Through It’ joins ‘Independence Day’ and ‘Concrete Angel’ as songs from her catalog that carry great social importance on the breath of her soaring melody. McBride — who’s teaming up with General Mills to raise money and awareness for breast cancer this fall — embraces the added responsibility, but says she only picks songs that meet her high expectat
Justin Moore Says Freak Eye Injury Turned Him Into a ‘Tiny, Midget Pirate’
Perhaps now we know why country stars like Eric Church always wear sunglasses. Justin Moore tells Taste of Country Nights radio host Jeremy Robinson that a recent radio station visit left him with an eye patch and temporary blindness in one eye.
Clay Walker, ‘Jesse James’ – Song Review
Fans of Clay Walker know him as a lot of great things, but ‘outlaw’ is not one of them. It’s a fair question for people to ask if his new single, ‘Jesse James,’ is sung with tongue loosely planted in cheek. One leans towards yes after checking out the cover art. The hat is a little big, the pants a little too pressed. He’s a cowboy if cowboys shopped at Banana Republic.
Taylor Swift, ‘Begin Again’ – Song Review
Taylor Swift has released ‘Begin Again,’ a new song from her upcoming ‘Red’ album. It’s a huggable, inspiring, acoustic country ballad that is everything country fans wished her first single ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ was when it was released in August.
Bucky Covington, ‘Good Guys’ – Album Review
If you’re a fan of Bucky Covington but haven’t yet bought ‘Good Guys,’ breathe easy. You’ve already heard over half the album. Seven of the 12 songs are retreads from his ‘I’m Alright’ EP or the unreleased Lyric Street album, or they’re songs he’s released to radio in the last 12 months.
Brantley Gilbert Confirms That He and Jana Kramer Are Dating
Brantley Gilbert and Jana Kramer are officially country music’s newest couple. The ‘Kick It in the Sticks’ singer confessed Friday morning that he and the actress/singer are an item, gushing, “I’m a very, very happy man.”