11 Nashville Songwriters We Are Currently Obsessed With

Country music is about stories. But who are the faces behind those stories? One Country takes a look at 11 current songwriters we are absolutely digging — it should be noted: several of these storytellers are veterans at their craft and have been working Nashville for a number of years, but have also scored some … Read more

“Humble and Kind” Takes Home NSAI Song of the Year Honor

For the second year in a row, Lori McKenna walked away from the Nashville Songwriters Association International Awards with the top prize. This year, she took home all by herself, with “Humble and Kind.” (Last year, “Girl Crush” took home the honor, which was a co-write with Hillary Lindsey and Liz Rose.) View this post … Read more

It’s Been 11 Years Since Faith Hill Released a Studio Album

I was scrolling through Facebook today when I saw Faith Hill post that it had been 11 years since she released her Fireflies album. This struck me for a numerous reasons: 1. Fireflies was the first album I ever ‘worked.’ The music industry works largely on a project to project basis. When you’re associated with … Read more

3 Reasons You Should Absolutely Be Listening to Lori McKenna’s ‘The Bird & The Rifle’

For the last 18 months or so, you’ve heard a lot of Lori McKenna. First, with Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush” and then, most recently, with Tim McGraw’s “Humble and Kind.” McKenna co-wrote the LBT GRAMMY-winning hit with friends and songwriting partners, Liz Rose and Hillary Lindsey. The No. 1 “Humble and Kind” was a … Read more

5 Nashville Singer-Songwriters You Should Already Be Listening To

It’s no secret that Nashville, Tennessee is full of undeniable, mind-blowing talent. With famous stars like Keith Urban, Vince Gill, Taylor Swift and dozens of others calling Music City USA home it’s hard to compare the town ‘s accumulative talent to that of any other. But, there’s also this whole other group of talented folks … Read more

The Coolest Thing That Happened at the ACMs (That You Definitely Didn’t Notice)

If you watched the 51st Annual ACM Awards, you probably went to bed pretty impressed with Cam’s performance of her smash-hit, “Burning House.” The performance was one of the best of the night and with the addition of a string section, the tune took on an entirely new level of drama. Before the show, on … Read more

“Girl Crush” Songwriters Tell Us The Story Behind The Song

The Love Junkies– Hillary Lindsey, Liz Rose and Lori McKenna are the hottest trio in country music right now and you didn’t even know it. The trio is responsible for writing the most talked about song in country music this year, “Girl Crush” and the CMA Single and Song of the Year. We caught up … Read more