Kimberly Kelly & The Oak Ridge Boys At Graceland Live

It was a wonderful night to listen to some great country music when country artists, Kimberly Kelly and The Oak Ridge Boys came out to perform at Graceland Live in Memphis, Tennessee for a show! Continue reading

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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American Idol And Its Impact on Country Music

Two Words – American Idol. This music reality competition show has been in our homes, on our television screens, on Wednesday and Thursday nights for the past fifteen years. If you’ve been a loyal watcher, like I have been through the years, I’m sure you experienced the same rollercoaster of emotions, when we said a final, bittersweet goodbye to the show last month, on April 7th.

While we’re all still trying to figure out what Ryan Seacrest’s “For Now” comment at the end of the show meant… I thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane and explore the impact that American Idol has had on country music, and revisit the 7 wonderful country artists who owe their careers to the show, its producers, and of course the countless fans who faithfully cast their votes.

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