Country Artists Come Out For First Inaugural Arkansas Country Music Awards 

All kinds of people from the country music industry from across the state of Arkansas and farther, gathered in the natural state on June 4th, 2018, for the first inaugural Arkansas Country Music Awards, being held at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading

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Conway Twitty’s Grandson, Tre Twitty Talks About Official Conway Twitty Day

If you’re a country music fan, then you probably know about a certain country music legend hailing from Mississippi, the one and only, Conway Twitty.

The singer was originally born Harold Lloyd Jenkins on September 1st, 1933, in Friars Point, Mississippi, but when he was a young boy, his family relocated to Helena-West Helena, Arkansas. Now, the Mayor of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, Jay Hollowell, Phillips County Judge Clark Hall, and the governor, Asa Hutchinson, for the state of Arkansas, is doing something special to remember the icon. They will be proclaiming June 5th, the actual anniversary date of the late artist’s death, officially as Conway Twitty Day. Continue reading

3 Arkansas Artists Talk About Upcoming Arkansas Country Music Awards 

There’s a new exciting event coming to the natural state very soon and it’s just what everyone is talking about.

The Arkansas Country Music Awards are coming to Little Rock, Arkansas, on June 4th, 2018 and being held at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Hosts for the awards include country music singer/songwriter and Arkansas native, Collin Raye, along with Charles Haymes. Since it’s the first inaugural event, I talked with three Arkansas artists that are nominated and performing, about how they feel about the special upcoming awards.  Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with The Arkansas Country Music Awards 

Every country singer we all know and love, of course comes from some state, rather that be from Tennessee, some from Texas or farther. There’s been a few to come from one state in particular such as Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Charlie Rich, Justin Moore, Buddy Jewell, Joe Nichols, and more. What state does these artists come from you may ask? Not only but my favorite, Arkansas. Continue reading

Silverado Records Releases A Very Nashville Christmas 

Everyone knows that Christmas time is one of the most special holidays that only comes around once a year, and nothing’s better than to celebrate the special occasion with Christmas music! That’s why Silverado Records has brought out another great project entitled, A Very Nashville Christmas.

This new album is the second holiday record the label has released, of course featuring some of their artists from their roster, such as David Adam Byrnes, Ali Morgan, Crystal Yates, and Tyler Jordan along with some special guest appearances by different singer/songwriters. Continue reading

New Label, Silverado Records Puts “Summer On Repeat” 

A newly founded label in Nashville, Silverado Records has been dominating the country music scene this year with new music from their artists. They also have been showcasing their singer’s songwriting skills with the Silverado Signature Songwriter Series.

Silverado Records doesn’t have any plans of slowing down, in fact they are turning up the heat this summer with a new album, Summer On Repeat, that features songs from artists on their roster, along with a few guest appearances by some familiar faces!

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Exclusive Interview with Katie Richardson from Lainey Lou’s Embroidery

Crafts are enjoying a renewed popularity thanks to online stores, groups, and tutorials. Crafters, now more than ever, have an unlimited amount of resources to help them create their own personalized and customized trinkets, clothes, and accessories.

A favorite craft and pastime among country music fans has always been embroidery. In fact, it’s difficult to find a home decorated in a “country style” without spotting several embroidered items in and around the house. The CMBeat’s founder, Emily Ann Wells, recently got to speak with Katie Richardson, who took a favorite hobby and passion and turned it into her own personalized embroidery business online called Lainey Lou’s Embroidery. Continue reading