Little Big Town Covering “Humble and Kind” is Absolutely Unreal

Tim McGraw’s version of “Humble and Kind” was nominated for every award imaginable because the song’s message is one that people need to hear every single day– “always stay humble and kind.” Lori McKenna wrote the tune as a prayer for her five children and she walked away as the GRAMMY winner for Best Country … Read more

Are (Current) Female Country Music Songwriters Better Than Their Male Counterparts or Just More Vulnerable?

Throughout the last decade, if you were a female country music singer and your last name wasn’t Swift, Underwood or Lambert, you probably weren’t going to hear yourself on the radio. In the last couple of years, if you aren’t Carrie Underwood, you probably weren’t going to hear yourself on the radio. In 2015, thanks … Read more

12-Year-Old Jake Nails “Humble and Kind” on “The Voice Kids” UK

Meet Jake. He’s 12. He lives with his granddad and brother and more than a 200 budgies (apparently they’re like parakeets or something). And he just slayed Tim McGraw‘s “Humble and Kind.” The preteen was competing on “The Voice Kids” in the United Kingdom and for his final song he covered the Lori McKenna-penned tune. … Read more

Little Big Town’s “When Someone Stops Loving You” is a Real Look at the Other Side of Love

Little Big Town knows how to convey emotion through music. Their four-part harmonies are historic and their latest single, “When Someone Stop Loving You” is no different. Written by Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Chase McGill, the tune is a real life look at what happens when someone stops loving you. The words ring all … Read more

A Real Miscarriage and Ongoing Infertility Inspired Sunny Sweeney’s “Bottle By My Bed”

“All my friends are raisin’ babies, I’m still raisin’ Cain,” Sunny Sweeney sings the opening to “Bottle By My Bed.” From the title alone, you may think it’s a different kind of story, about a different kind of bottle, but the Texas native is opening up about her struggle with infertility. The tune, which she … Read more

15 Awesome Finds at Songwriter Liz Rose’s Castilleja Boutique

Liz Rose is one of the most sought after songwriters in Nashville. She’s written with Taylor Swift and is one third of the Love Junkies with Lori McKenna and Hillary Lindsey. She’s also been a sought after home decorator. View this post on Instagram Our #bossbabe Liz 🌸 talks about her first solo album "Swimming … Read more

George Strait, Dolly Parton, Eric Church and Kelsea Ballerini Among ACM Special Award Winners

George Strait, Dolly Parton, Eric Church, Kelsea Ballerini, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Willie Nelson and Shel Silverstein are among the 2017 ACM Special Award honorees. Each year, the Academy of Country Music awards artists and industry personnel with the awards you don’t see during the ACM Awards. These special awards are voted on by the … Read more

Playlist: 2017 Americana Music Awards Nominees

Country music has become a broad genre encompassing everything from pop to bluegrass. It is easy to forget the roots of country– the story telling and back country musicianship that laid the foundation for bigger pop names. American roots music is not as big as most country music, but the soul of the music is … Read more

Little Big Town’s Video for “Happy People” Features Their Cute Kids, Shane McAnally’s Cute Kids and A Slew of Happy People

Little Big Town’s new single “Happy People” is a timely release during these chaotic times. Written by Lori McKenna and Hailey Whitters, it’s more about actual happy people and how to be one of them, rather than a political look at who you love, what you do or how you protest it. The foursome recently … Read more

Cam Has Been Writing with Lori McKenna, So We’re Gonna Need Hear Those Songs ASAP

Cam’s debut album Untamed, has been out for over a year, so we’re on pins and needles over here waiting on new music. And now, we’re even more excited because Cam recently shared with us that she’s had a few writing sessions with Lori McKenna.

Cam was also on-hand to announce Lori as the first-ever female winner of the ACM Songwriter of the Year trophy.

Lori McKenna is Going to Share Her ACM Songwriter of the Year Award With Hillary Lindsey

Lori McKenna is an amazing singer, songwriter and person. She is one of the most sought after songwriters in Music City — even though she resides in Massachusetts — and very frequently co-writes with Hillary Lindsey. The two make up the majority of The Love Junkies, the songwriting trio of Hillary, Lori and Liz Rose. … Read more

Hear “Girl Crush” Writers Lori McKenna and Hillary Lindsey Crush the Song Acoustically

ACM Awards week is full festivities leading up to the big night. One of these awesome events is the ACM Party for a Cause, which raises funds for the Academy of Country Music’s charitable organization ACM Lifting Lives. View this post on Instagram Lots of emotions in Vegas already for the @acmawards it's an honor … Read more