EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: Behind The Song “Why” with Chance McKinney

Today, The CMBeat is thrilled to share with y’all a EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE video, from Chance McKinney as he talks about a song from his current EP, iSQUARED! Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with Bucky Covington

A country music artist hailing from Rockingham, North Carolina, Bucky Covington, has been making his way through the country music industry for several years, thanks to a television show that helped him launch his career to the next level.

The singer/songwriter recently found time to chat with me about a few things including the inspiration for his latest single, Probably Won’t, as well as reminiscing on memories he has from his career so far, and one thing he would like to do that he would consider being the highest accomplishment. Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with Chance McKinney 

A country music singer songwriter hailing from Montana, Chance McKinney, has been working hard for several years now in the country music industry.

Most recently the country artist found time to talk with me about making music, and his exciting upcoming tour. Along with that, we also talked about his new EP, I, and one of his most memorable moments that McKinney has had so far in his career. Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with Natalie Stovall 

Every artist’s dream is to make it in the music industry. There’s one singer/songwriter, Natalie Stovall, who has been working hard since she was very young to do just that.

The well established artist that hails from Tennessee, recently found time to chat about being a multi-instrumentalist, her time on NBC’s The Voice, some of her inspiration from her friend, Bobby Bones, along with a new tour coming up. Plus, Stovall talks about new music in the works, and a life lesson she has learned through the years while making her way through the music business. Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with Spencer Crandall

A very fast rising country music artist, Spencer Crandall, hailing from Denver, Colorado, is making his way through the country music industry, with not only his voice and style but also with help from social media.

The singer/songwriter recently found time to chat with me about his music, being a singer/songwriter, why he thinks social media has played a key part in his career, and his current single!

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Exclusive Interview with Lacey Canfield

Last fall, I was introduced to a wonderful and talented artist by the name of, Lacey Canfield. Over the following months, I’ve had the pleasure of attending many of her live shows in and around the Nashville area, becoming more familiar with her music, and getting to know her personally. I recently asked Lacey if she would be willing to let me interview her for The CMBeat, and I was beyond thrilled when she said yes.

Lacey spoke with me about her childhood in Minnesota, her favorite music and musical influences while she was growing up, her passion for horses, and what fans can expect to see from her in the near future. Continue reading

Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas in Nashville, Tennessee

All throughout the Christmas season, many people rounded up their families and took them on mini road trips, in search of ways to get into the holiday spirit. Popular destinations with these families included places that go all out with their holiday lights and decorations. One such destination in the Nashville, Tennessee area is the one and only Gaylord Opryland Hotel, located just across the parking lot from the famous Grand Ole Opry theater. Even though it’s been 48 hours since Christmas Day came and went, and if you’re not ready to let the spirit of the season go just yet, you still have time to see this spectacular display, which runs through January 1st.

This past November 5th, the hotel ceremoniously flipped the switch to kick off their annual collection of seasonal attractions, collectively called “Gaylord Opryland’s A Country Christmas“. Some of the attractions include an incredible outdoor light display, which includes more than two million lights, a life-sized nativity display, an ice sculpture exhibit, appropriately called “ICE“, horse carriage rides, and an entertaining dinner show featuring the legendary Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers. For the more adventurous visitors, the 2,881 room hotel also features a giant ice slide, an ice skating rink, and snow tubing. Continue reading