“We realized after performing it in Kelleigh’s kitchen that the song took on a whole new meaning. It became part empowerment anthem…,” Shorr explained.
Bannen dishes on how she put a unique spin on “O Holy Night” and “Deck the Halls.”
More than a few other huge names in all of the industry stood behind Urban and his team for their brave message, including Reese Witherspoon who noted “the value of women” and Taylor Swift, who admittedly “adored” Urban’s CMA debut of “Female.”
Females are still struggling to get their songs heard, but that’s not stopping them from recording great music.
Country stars shared their thoughts on the protests and violence that occurred in Charlottesville over the weekend.
Nashville mayor Megan Barry and her husband Bruce are mourning the loss of their son Max, 22, after an apparent overdose.
Sounds Like Nashville captured each of the artists with an homage to the past with the original Instagram… a Polaroid.
Everyone from Lauren Alaina and Carly Pearce to RaeLynn and Lindsay Ell showed up to celebrate at Ballerini’s impromptu extravaganza.
Kicking her hour-long performance off with “Fastest Girl In Town,” the singer/songwriter had thousands of onlooking fans in the palm of her hand.
Girl power is about to take over country music this Friday as Bobby Bones established his own ode to all the ladies out there with his ‘Download a Female Friday’ initiative.
Highlighting up-and-coming country artists making their way into the scene, the second stage area will allow festivalgoers to discover on-the-verge talent within the genre before they start blowing up over the radio scene.
Keeping the essentials clear—sunscreen, lip balm and a chilled water bottle—Bannen detailed out some other necessary items to power through the long haul.
The 2017 CMA Music Festival just got a whole lot bigger with the addition of more stages, more artists and more music!
Sounds Like Nashville’s 10 Songs playlist for May includes tracks from Miranda Lambert, Jon Pardi, High Valley and many others!
“Getting to see fans connect to it and see that they care about it, it’s an honor to carry this song and be the little messenger for it,” shares Bannen.
There was even a surprise appearance from the host himself… Luke Bryan!
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Highlights of the night included his sexy song “Backseat,” which was clearly a crowd favorite, “That Was Us,” and his most recent single “Running For You.”
July’s list of 10 Songs You Should Be Listening includes six lovely ladies in country, including Mickey Guyton and Cassadee Pope.
SLN and photographer Katie Kauss caught up with the fabulous women playing the festival to capture exclusive, behind-the-scenes portraits.