Lee Brice’s Acoustic Version of “Boy” at the Grand Ole Opry Will Leave You Speechless

If you never seen Lee Brice perform live, you’re really missing out on a dynamic show. Brice is captivating and his latest single, “Boy” is only adding to his catalog. Brice and his wife Sara just had their third child, a little girl, but “Boy” is the perfect song for Brice and his acoustic version … Read more

RaeLynn’s Acoustic Performance of “Love Triangle” at the Opry Will Bring You to Your Knees

RaeLynn’s “Love Triangle” tells the delicate story of what it was like to grow up the child of divorced parents who loved their daughter, but couldn’t make their own love work. The tune is easily one of the most heartfelt and powerful songs to come from Nashville in the last decade and each every performance … Read more

Miranda Lambert’s Acoustic Performance of “Vice” With Her Songwriters Will Bring You to Your Knees

During an evening dedicated to Nashville songwriters performing and sharing stories together Miranda Lambert made a brief surprise appearance to remind everyone why she’s the reigning ACM Female Vocalist of the Year. https://www.instagram.com/p/BSVJvPVjs3k/?taken-by=acmparty Miranda surprised audience members during the ACM Party for a Cause Songwriter Showcase presented by ACM, AIMP, Combustion Music, Creative Nation and … Read more

Taylor Swift Goes Acoustic for “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” and It Sounds Kind of Country

In case you missed it, Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik (you know, from One Direction) recently dropped the sexiest song of their careers — “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” for the movie soundtrack to “Fifty Shades Darker.” A song about love, lust and longing, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” is far different from the singles … Read more

Maren Morris’ Acoustic Version of “’80s Mercedes” is Really, Really, Really Good

It’s been one hell of year for Maren Morris and by the time it’s all over, she could end up with an actual ‘80s Mercedes in her garage. That is, if she wants one, because right now, Maren can do just about anything she wants. Her most recent feat was a songwriters’ night in Akron, … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini Launches First Ever CMT’s “Next Women of Country Live,” Proving She is the Next Big Thing

Is Kelsea Ballerini everywhere these days? Yes.And we hope it stays that way. Kelsea was the first performance on the new CMT series, “Next Women of Country Live,” where she performed a brilliant acoustic version of “Peter Pan.” Get More: Each week the network will feature a new artist, including: Cassadee Pope, Maren Morris, Clare … Read more

Jon Pardi Strips Down ‘California Sunrise’

Jon Pardi recently played three songs off his sophomore album, California Sunrise. The acoustic set featured “Head Over Boots,” “Dirt on My Boots” and “California Sunrise,” Pardi told Rolling Stone Country that his acoustic versions of the songs are very similar to his studio versions. “These days there’s a lot of computer production, samples and … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini’s Acoustic Performance of “Peter Pan” Backstage at the Grand Ole Opry is Perfection

Kelsea Ballerini has a special thing going these days. Her debut album, The First Time, has already produced two No. 1 hits and its third single, “Peter Pan” is poised for the same run, but in a totally different way. Ballerini’s first two singles, “Love Me Like You Mean It” and “Dibs” were upbeat, flirty … Read more

Brandy Clark Should Be the Biggest Star in the World and This NPR Tiny Desk Concert Proves Why

Before Brandy Clark even graces the computer screen for her NPR Tiny Desk concert, this flashes across your device: That’s a warning that doesn’t come before many country music shows. But, Brandy Clark isn’t every day country music, though she should be. Clark, clad in black leather pants, opened up the quick concert with “Daughter,” … Read more

Dustin Lynch’s Acoustic Performance of “Mind Reader” is Super Sexy

Dustin Lynch is an awesome musician … without or without a backup band. The Tennessee native partnered with the Grand Ole Opry to capture this acoustic version of his No. 1 hit “Mind Reader.” “Mind Reader” marked Dustin’s third consecutive No. 1 song, following “Hell of a Night” and “Where It’s At.” While the fully … Read more

Eric Church Goes Acoustic for “Record Year”

Eric Church’s surprise album, Mr. Misunderstood took the country music industry by storm upon its release last fall. So much so, Church’s own label says they didn’t even really know it was coming. The album is full of twists and turns with funky grooves, lyrics that’ll cut you to your core and an honest look … Read more

Jon Pardi’s Acoustic “Head Over Boots” is Scary Perfect

Jon Pardi’s ” Head Over Boots” is already a country music fan’s idea of a damn good song, but his acoustic version will really put that theory into play. Pardi’s delivery on the tune is as unique as it is simple. One listen and listeners are transported to some other time and place, probably an … Read more