Little Big Town Covers A Dolly Parton Classic

If you are a fan of both classic and contemporary country music, and love a good marriage between a modern country artist and a vintage country tune, you’ll definitely want to check this out!

When Little Big Town recently played at the Grand Ole Opry, in Nashville, Tennessee, they performed a beautiful acoustic arrangement of Dolly Parton’s legendary song, Jolene. An audible hush fell over the live audience as they listened to the breathtaking interpretation. Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with “Chasing Your Dream Radio” Founder, Tom Kelly

As music fans become more and more frustrated with the format of traditional radio and the limited playlists they feature, the popularity of independent online streaming stations is growing at a fast pace. These “internet radio” or “app-based” stations are helping independent artists reach more markets and fans. And anyone wanting to dip their toes in the world of broadcasting can now do so  – all they need is an internet connection, a microphone, and a passion for music. One such broadcaster is Tom Kelly, the Creator/Founder of Chasing Your Dream RadioEmily Ann Wells, Editor/Founder of The CMBeat recently got to speak with Tom to learn a little bit more about the his station.

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“Just the facts, ma’am” – Recap from our first Fun Fact Friday

Joe Friday, from the iconic TV show, Dragnet, would have been very pleased with our newest feature, which launched this past Friday on our Facebook and Twitter social media pages, called Fun Fact Friday. We fully complied with his famous catch-phrase and posted “Just the facts, ma’am“.

If you missed the posts as they went live, you can see all the facts right here in the following recap:

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Chris Young Announces Details For Upcoming Christmas Album

Many Chris Young fans were thrilled back on July 1st, when the country singer/songwriter announced on Facebook Live, that for the first time, he would be releasing a Christmas Album this fall. You can check out The CMBeat’s article on the announcement, published back in July, by clicking HERE.

Yesterday Young released the cover artwork for the album, which will be titled It Must Be Christmas, and will be released on October 14th, 2016.

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Carrie Underwood Returns to Winning Formula with Latest SIngle

Mega country star, Carrie Underwood, has been enjoying a good deal of radio success with her two most recent number one singles, Heartbeat and Church Bells. But fans are itching for the next girl-empowering, man-squashing, “get-back-at-your-cheating-husband” type of super-hit, for which Underwood has become known. And with the release of her latest single, Dirty Laundry, from her current album, Storyteller, fans won’t be disappointed.

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