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Jerrod Niemann Pulls Back the Layers of His Life on ‘This Ride’

Jerrod Niemann’s new album takes fans on a ride through the ups and downs of life.

Cillea Houghton • October 20, 2017

Home Free Finds a New Identity on ‘Timeless’

The guys of Home Free open up about their new album and their “always evolving” sound.

Cillea Houghton • October 16, 2017

Cam Hones in on Her Songwriting Craft on Upcoming Album

“I want to make sure everything hits everyone in an emotional way,” Cam tells SLN of her approach to her new album. 

Cillea Houghton • October 11, 2017

Album Review: Dolly Parton’s ‘I Believe In You’

In typical Dolly Parton fashion, I Believe In You will leave fans, young and old, feeling inspired and ready to take on the world.

Cillea Houghton • October 10, 2017


Album Review: Russell Dickerson’s ‘Yours’

If Yours is any indication of his career path, then Russell Dickerson has a long road of success ahead of him.

Cillea Houghton • October 9, 2017

Home Free Dazzle Fans at ‘Timeless’ Release Showcase in Nashville

Home Free dazzled fans with an hour and 45 minute set at the Country Music Hall of Fame on Monday to celebrate their album, Timeless.

Cillea Houghton • September 27, 2017

Josh Abbott Band’s ‘Until My Voice Goes Out’ Was Driven by Fate

“I just hope everybody appreciates the fact that we didn’t play it safe, we didn’t make a normal sounding record,” Abbott confesses. 

Cillea Houghton • September 21, 2017

Stephanie Quayle Gets Real on ‘Love the Way You See Me’

“I feel like if someone were to say ‘who are you as an artist?’ I have no problem handing over that album and go ‘this is me,’” she says.

Cillea Houghton • August 31, 2017


Texas Native RaeLynn on Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: ‘It’s Extremely Heartbreaking’

RaeLynn is mourning the devastation in her home state of Texas while also trying to raise awareness of rescue and recovery efforts.

Cillea Houghton • August 29, 2017

Album Review: Old Dominion’s ‘Happy Endings’

Though not a stark contrast from their previous work, Happy Endings manages to keep the band’s intoxicating carefree spirit alive while showing a sense of growth in the process.

Cillea Houghton • August 22, 2017

A Thousand Horses Are Building Strong ‘Bridges’ With Latest Album

“I think it’s a kind of snapshot of our lives, really, in a way, especially lyrically,” says the band’s Bill Satcher.

Cillea Houghton • August 18, 2017

Lindsay Ell Sets the Stage For Her Prosperous Career With ‘The Project’

As a female, to have that strong voice and yet still be a little bit edgy at times and be able to be fun and sassy, it’s just a fine line and I feel like we found it,” said Ell.

Cillea Houghton • August 17, 2017


Dustin Lynch Unveils New Sound at ‘Current Mood’ Album Listening Party

Dustin Lynch went back to his hometown of Tullahoma, Tenn. for the unveiling of his forthcoming album, Current Mood.

Cillea Houghton • August 10, 2017

Album Review: Lindsay Ell’s ‘The Project’

Like any burgeoning act in country music, Lindsay Ell is ready to forge her own path and her latest album, The Project, is a pretty effective start. 

Cillea Houghton • August 8, 2017

Album Review: Brett Eldredge’s Self-Titled Fourth Album

Fans already in love with the singer are bound to feel the same about the album and those new to his work will no doubt be converted with just one listen.

Cillea Houghton • August 2, 2017

Nashville Tour Gives Special Memories to the Show’s Stars

The Nashville Tour has been a great deal of excitement for cast of the hit show, who have traveled around the world to perform for fans.

Cillea Houghton • July 27, 2017


Walker Hayes: From Costco to the Radio

Wakler Hayes opens up about his career struggles and shares how meeting Shane McAnally changed his life and career.

Cillea Houghton • July 27, 2017

Old Dominion Bring a Host of New Hits to Show at Nashville’s Blue Bar

If the Nashville show was any indication of the album’s success, then Old Dominion is sure to have another hit on their hands. Happy Endings indeed.

Cillea Houghton • July 25, 2017

Parmalee’s Nashville Favorites

Though they’re from North Carolina originally, the men of Parmalee call Nashville home now & told us their favorite spots to hang.

Cillea Houghton • July 24, 2017

Album Review: Parmalee’s ‘27861’

27861 proves how hard the four-member band has been working since their last release, 2013’s Feels Like Carolina

Cillea Houghton • July 18, 2017