10 Best Female Country Music Ballads

When you examine the breadth of country music, women tend to dig quite deep into their emotional arsenal of stories and themes–often breaking ground on topics not previously explored. From the early work of Kitty Wells to the more recent stylistic approach of Lee Ann Womack, you can find a wide range of musical influences … Read more

The Five Best Movies Starring Country Music Stars

Many country music stars have taken a star turn in front of the Hollywood movie lens, and why not? If you looked like one of these country music stars, wouldn’t you take a shot at the big screen? Here are five of the best movies starring country music stars! The Blind Side Who can forget … Read more

Five Motivational Country Songs Whose Lyrics Will Inspire You

There’s something about country music that connects with the soul and takes the listener to a better place. Even if the tone is sad, the meaning behind the lyrics adds depth and intensity to the song. Especially composed for situations that most people go through at some point in their life, here is a quick look … Read more

Classic Country Music: Romeo by Dolly Parton

On this very day, 21 years ago, Dolly Parton released “Romeo,” featuring legends Mary Chapin Carpenter, Pam Tillis, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kathy Mattea, and Tanya Tucker. Those names alone are enough to make it a masterpiece, but! There’s more. There’s a video, there’s a line dance and well, the lyrics just absolutely incredible. A list … Read more

Rags to Riches: 4 Inspiring Country Music Cinderella Stories

Although there are plenty of romantic and sunny-day songs in the country genre, some artists have lived through truly inspiring experiences of struggle and difficulties. Luckily for us, these artists have chosen to share their inspiring Cinderella stories in their songs, allowing us to really learn more about their experiences through their music. While not … Read more

Five Songs That Will Turn Anyone Into a Country Music Fan

Taste is subjective they say; one person’s trash is another’s treasure and so on. But anyone who hasn’t jumped aboard the country music love train is clearly missing out on some of the best tunes ever strummed and lyrics ever penned. For those of you who remain unconvinced, or, more likely, those of you with friends who remain unconvinced of … Read more

How Dolly Parton Helped Me Land a Job

A role model and inspiration for the value of hard work, being yourself and taking the world by the horns, larger-than-life country superhero Dolly Parton is one of the most quoted and highly respected businesswomen of the century. Here are five iconic “Dollyisms” and how to make them work for you. 1. Hard work gets … Read more

Nashville’s Most-Loved Female Role Models

When people think of country music stars, they often think of cowboys – and a male-dominated or slightly sexist industry. However, today, there are many female country artists who are leading the way as the face of the industry, not only delivering fantastic music, but also serving as outstanding role models for young women. Check … Read more