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‘Old Town Road’: See How Memes and Controversy Took Lil Nas X to the Top of the Charts

Watch how an unknown Atlanta artist used his meme-making skills and a country-trap beat from the Netherlands to bring “Old Town Road” to the top of the Billboard charts.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Atlanta, Netherlands, Billy Ray Cyrus, Old Town Road, Atlanta (Ga, Rap and Hip-Hop, Lil Nas X (Rapper


K. Michelle Crashes Country Concert, Says She Sings “Better Than Any White Motherf**king Country Singer” & She’s “The Next Motherf**king Taylor Swift”

In a world where Lil Nas X has subverted norms about genres and teamed up with Billy Ray Cyrus to top the Billboard Hot 100, it’s understandable that other black musicians would see the country music genre as ripe fruit, fresh for the picking.And that kind of genre experimentation is fantastic. The idea that black musicians can ONLY do hip-hop or R&B is stifling, racist and limiting. But K. Michelle, who is Tennessee-born and raised, has decided that the best way for her to make her mark on the ...
Tags: Videos, Music, Wtf, Celebs, Country Music, Taylor Swift, Rants, Tennessee, Pop Culture, Jazz, Nashville, Taylor, What Are You Doing, Chris Stapleton, Michelle, Billy Ray Cyrus


K. Michelle Crashed a Country Music Event & Said “I’m a Black Girl Who Sings Better Than Any White MF Country Singer! I’m the Next Motherf**king Taylor Swift!”

In a world where Lil Nas X has subverted norms about genres and teamed up with Billy Ray Cyrus to top the Billboard Hot 100, it’s understandable that other black musicians would see the country music genre as ripe fruit, fresh for the picking.And that kind of genre experimentation is fantastic. The idea that black musicians can ONLY do hip-hop or R&B is stifling, racist and limiting. But K. Michelle, who is Tennessee-born and raised, has decided that the best way for her to make her mark on the ...
Tags: Videos, Music, Wtf, Celebs, Country Music, Taylor Swift, Rants, Tennessee, Pop Culture, Jazz, Nashville, Taylor, What Are You Doing, Chris Stapleton, Michelle, Said


Lil Nas X Added Billy Ray Cyrus to ‘Old Town Road.’ Is It Country Enough for Billboard Now?

After a song that melds hip-hop and country was booted from the trade publication’s Hot Country chart, Lil Nas makes a countermove.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Old Town Road, Billy Ray, Rap and Hip-Hop, Billboard (Magazine, Lil Nas X, Lil Nas, Old Town Road" (Song


This hunky country music artist just came out as gay in his new music video

Cameron Hawthorn is an up-and-coming country music artist who making headlines with his new video “Dancing in the Living Room".
Tags: Music, Country Music, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Gay, Music Video, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Cameron Hawthorn


Grammys 2019: Cardi B, Lady Gaga and Kacey Musgraves Make It a Year for Women

At a ceremony dominated by female performers and presenters, Musgraves won album of the year for “Golden Hour,” as well as three other awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, Kacey Musgraves, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Musgraves, Rap and Hip-Hop, Cardi B Lady Gaga


Grammy Awards 2019: Kacey Musgraves Leads a Big Year for Women

At a ceremony dominated by female performers and presenters, Musgraves won album of the year for “Golden Hour,” as well as three other awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, Kacey Musgraves, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Musgraves, Rap and Hip-Hop


Grammy Awards 2019: Kacey Musgraves Wins Album of the Year

At a ceremony dominated by female performers and presenters, Musgraves won album of the year for “Golden Hour,” as well as three other awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, Kacey Musgraves, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Musgraves, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: 2019 Grammys Live Updates: Cardi B Wins Best Rap Album

Michelle Obama joined Alicia Keys onstage to talk about what music means to her, and Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” won two awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Keys, Grammy Awards, Cardi, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: 2019 Grammys: Drake Wins Best Rap Song for ‘God’s Plan’

Michelle Obama joined Alicia Keys onstage to talk about what music means to her, and Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” won two awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: 2019 Grammys: Childish Gambino Wins for ‘This Is America’

Michelle Obama joined Alicia Keys onstage to talk about what music means to her, and Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” won two awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, America, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: Grammys 2019: Lady Gaga Wins for ‘Shallow’

As the 61st annual ceremony arrives, the Grammys are struggling to remain relevant and to meet demands for more equitable gender representation.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop, Lady Gaga Wins


Live Updates: Grammys 2019: Live Updates

As the 61st annual ceremony arrives, the Grammys are struggling to remain relevant and to meet demands for more equitable gender representation.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: Grammys 2019: What to Watch For

As the 61st annual ceremony arrives, the Grammys are struggling to remain relevant and to meet demands for more equitable gender representation.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


The Day the Music Died

Unchecked growth has claimed Bobby’s Idle Hour, the last live-music venue on Nashville’s fabled Music Row.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Nashville, National Trust For Historic Preservation, Bobby, Parton, Dolly, Nashville (Tenn, Historic Buildings and Sites, Bars and Nightclubs


How One Beat Is Killing Country Music [VIDEO]

Country music has been taken over by snap and click tracks, says music journalist Grady Smith; and it is doing the genre a disservice. "Keep in mind," says Smith "I like a handful of these songs, but the pervasiveness of this exact same beat is suffocating." Grady Smith says he's JUST "trying to think about country music without being a jerk," and his Grady Smith On Country YouTube series is a must-subscribe if you care about country or Americana music. [Author: Bruce Hough...
Tags: Music, Country Music, Streaming, Smith, Music Business, Major Labels, Bruce Houghton, YouTube & Video, Snap Tracks, Grady Smith


Jen Danielson To Head Pandora Country Programming

Pandora has named Jen Danielson as  Head of Country Programming. She joins after a decade at CMT, where she was most recently Director of Music Strategy.   Based in Nashville,  Danielson will oversee all programming for country music at Pandora, one of the most popular genres on the streamer.   At CMT she oversaw the music video acquisition process for the network, working closely with record labels, publi...
Tags: Music, Country Music, Pandora, Streaming, Nashville, Music Business, Bruce Houghton, CMT, Danielson, Jen Danielson, Pandora Country Programming


Playlist: The Playlist: David Byrne’s Paranoid Party, and 10 More New Songs

Hear new tracks by Avril Lavigne, Robin Thicke, American Football and others.
Tags: Country Music, News, David, Palmer, Jazz, David Byrne, Robin, Trixie, Byrne, May, San, Whitley, Avril, Thicke, Lavigne, Pop and Rock Music


Playlist: The Playlist: Kane Brown Confronts Gun Violence, and 12 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Ariana Grande, Cherry Glazerr, Bayonne, Julia Jacklin and others.
Tags: Country Music, News, Jazz, Brown, Clementine, Gilmore, Ariana, Cam'Ron, Eric Harland, Julia Jacklin, Creevy, Romeo Santos, Grande, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music, The (Music Group


How Kacey Musgraves Turned Country Music Psychedelic

Kacey Musgraves took an LSD trip and returned with the concept for “Slow Burn,” a song that set the tone for her genre-bending country album. Using FaceTime interviews, demos and doodles, we show you how the track came together.
Tags: Music, Country Music, Kacey Musgraves, News, Facetime, Kacey, Musgraves, LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide


Female Performers Get Just 5% Of Country Music Consumption

The statistics for women in country music could not be more stark.  Of the Top 50 songs on country radio in the week of October 1st, just six were performed by women. Look beyond radio to streaming and other forms of consumption, and the numbers are even more dramatic. BuzzAngle Music analyzed the overall numbers for country songs from September 2017 through August 2018, accounting for all methods of music consumption including streaming, and found that just three or 5% of the artists in ...
Tags: Music, Country Music, Women, Radio, Carrie Underwood, Streaming, Florida Georgia Line, Music Business, Indie Labels, Major Labels, Miranda Lambert, Broadcast & Satellite, Bruce Houghton, Variety, Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini


Playlist: The Playlist: Bad Bunny Gives Drake a Spanish Lesson, and 12 More New Songs

Hear tracks from Willie Nelson, St. Vincent, Usher, Ella Mai and others.
Tags: Country Music, Usher, News, Jazz, Madonna, Nelson, MAI, Willie, Bartlett, Gilad, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music, M I A, Drake (Rapper, St Vincent (1982-, Meek Mill (Rapper


Playlist: The Playlist: Lady Gaga Dives Into a Fresh Era, and 15 More New Songs

Hear tracks from Lil Wayne, Barbra Streisand, Thelonious Monk and others.
Tags: Country Music, News, Jazz, Lady Gaga, Lil Wayne, Smith, Will, Anthony, Kane, Reed, Bradley, Cooper, Lamar, Monk, Gomez, Kendrick


Fashion Inspiration: Music Genres

Turn it up! Music, like fashion, is all about creativity and expressing yourself. There are tons of different genres of music, much like there are tons of different style vibes to choose from in fashion. When fashion and music combine, great things happen. In fact, many music genres have their own fashion subcultures. Because of this, I thought I'd show you outfits inspired by music genres.Below, you will see some brief explanations about the music genres as well as the fashion styles that are ...
Tags: Music, New York, Country Music, College, Inspiration, Rock, Chelsea, Jennifer Lopez, Jamaica, Coachella, Janelle Monae, Pop Music, Kohl, Nashville Tennessee, J Lo, New Orleans Louisiana


Watch How a Pop Hit Is Made

Using voice memos, demos, texts and interviews, we reconstruct the wild ride of how Zedd, Maren Morris and a 23-year-old songwriter turned a few chords into an enormous hit, “The Middle.”
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Morris, Pop and Rock Music, Maren (1990-, Zedd Maren Morris


'Woman Walk the Line' Is a Love Letter to Country Music Past

The fact of the matter is much of country music – both classic and contemporary – would not exist as we now know it were it not for Maybelle Carter and her work with the first family of country music, the Carter Family. An unprepossessingly talented guitarist with a keen ear for good songs, Mother Maybelle is arguably the wellspring from which all subsequent country artists have sprung. Her approach to the form, nuanced guitar work and the tight familial harmonies all played a substantial...
Tags: Music, Country Music, Kacey Musgraves, History, Dolly Parton, Memphis, Randall, Loretta Lynn, Carter, Rosanne Cash, Emmylou Harris, Hardin, Rhiannon Giddens, Wanda Jackson, Jimmie Rodgers, Lil Hardin


Feature: From Farm to Farm With the King of ‘Bro-Country’

Luke Bryan has been testing the sonic limits of country music for a decade. Just how much novelty can the genre take?
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Indiana, Luke Bryan, Bryan, Simpson, Sturgill, Southern States (US, Luke (1976-


‘Nobody Needs a Machine Gun.’ Sturgill Simpson Speaks His Mind Outside the CMA Awards

“Gay people should have the right to be happy and live their life any way they want to"
Tags: Music, Country Music, Cma Awards, Celebrities, News, Uncategorized, Sturgill Simpson, Overnight, Onetime


Mass Shooting in Las Vegas

Dozens of people were killed and hundreds injured when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, United States, Festivals, Las Vegas, Mass Shooting, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Las Vegas (Nev, Accidents and Safety



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