We are just past the middle of the year, but we have already seen and heard some amazing country music.
Maxim Magazine has released their annual Hot 100 list of ladies. The list is fan voted and is comprised of actresses, models, tv stars, and a few country singers this year.
When gearing up for the GRAMMY Awards last year, Radio.com interviewed songwriter Ali Tamposi whose “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” garnered three GRAMMY nominations including Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance by Kelly Clarkson.
“I thought it’ll be a cool, intimate evening on a large scale for people to learn something about songs they love,” Urban told Radio.com about tonight’s concert, which benefits the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
“I’m so proud to be here representing country music,” Musgraves said from the stage. “And I just want to ‘cheers’ everybody in this room that ‘follows their arrow.'”
“Regardless of your political beliefs, everybody should be able to love who they want to love and live how they want to live,” Musgraves told Radio.com.
The Zac Brown Band will kick off the Great American Road Trip Tour this May in Nebraska. The band also has a new member, bassist Matt Mangano.
The theme of this year’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum benefit is Songtellers (A LARGE Intimate Evening), and participants include Urban, Vince Gill, Reba, Kacey Musgraves, Brantley Gilbert and Ronnie Milsap. See the full list of performers!
“I feel like women in my grandmother’s generation were expected to put on a pretty face and not really show their crazy sides,” Kacey Musgraves said, describing the ideas behind the three-time ACM-Award nominated song she cowrote with Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally. “Now, it’s a bit different.”
Whats is this? Kacey and Kip have written a song together? ? ??