Album Review: Tim McGraw Brings Back The Tradition With ‘Sundown Heaven Town’ Album

Tim McGraw has positioned himself to be the bold alternative for what has been coined as “bro-country” with his latest Sundown Heaven Town album. Despite testing out the critically-slammed single “Looking For That Girl” (originally intended as the first release), he turned a 180 with “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s,” a guitar-pinned ballad about the good … Read more

This Day in Country Music History: Loretta Lynn Records “Coal Miner’s Daughter”

On this day in 1969, Loretta Lynn recorded “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and two additional hits, “You Wanna Give Me A Lift” and “Wings Upon Your Horns,” during a session at Bradley’s Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Lynn was famously raised in rural Kentucky, near the Van Lear coal mine, where her father worked. The song depicts … Read more

Jason Aldean Burns Down “Ellen”

Just when you thought there wasn’t a television stage left for Jason Aldean to burn down, he appeared on “Ellen” to sing his No. 1 hit, “Burnin’ It Down.” As the lead single for Aldean’s upcoming album, “Burnin’ It Down” has officially been certified Platinum by the RIAA in only 9 weeks, making it the … Read more

Carrie Underwood Wows NYC Crowd (Even Though Beyonce Was There)

Close to 60,000 fans gathered in Central Park to attend the Third Annual Global Citizen Festival, part of the Global Poverty Project, which works to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, for a star-studded evening of performances from Sting, Jay-Z, Beyonce and Checotah, Oklahoma’s very-own, Carrie Underwood. Just a day after the announcement of her upcoming … Read more