Abby Anderson – Flowers

A upcoming country music artist, Abby Anderson recently released a great new single entitled, Flowers. Continue reading

Luke Combs – What You See Is What You Get

A popular country music artist, Luke Combs, originally from North Carolina but is now a Nashville, Tennessee native, recently released his sophomore album, What You See Is What You Get.

The highly anticipated record comes on the heels of his debut album, This One’s For You, which came out in 2017. This new album features seventeen brand new songs including the big #1 hit, Beer Never Broke Me Heart. Continue reading

Hunter Hayes – Wild Blue Part 1

It’s been four years since a certain country music artist has released any new music, but that has officially changed as he is ready to turn the page.

The country musician, Hunter Hayes, released his brand new fourth album, Wild Blue Part 1, with ten new songs, digitally earlier this year. It starts a whole new chapter for Hayes’ in his career, and particularly one that everyone is excited about. Continue reading

Exclusive Interview with Chris Bandi

A great upcoming country music artist, Chris Bandi, who is originally from St. Louis, Missouri although is now a Nashville, Tennessee native is well on his way to success in Music City.

The singer songwriter recently had the time to chat with me about a few things including about how he grew up in St. Louis, some of his musical influences and about how he knew he wanted to pursue music as a career. Bandi also talked about how thrilled he is to go out on tour with Laine Hardy, about his latest single, Man Enough Now, and what fans can expect for some new music coming in 2020. Continue reading

The Gatlin Brothers Come To Arkansas

It was a great night for a concert on October 26th, as three well known siblings in the country music industry came to Forrest City, Arkansas at the East Arkansas Community College to perform, Larry, Steve and Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers!

“We are really glad to see y’all!” claimed Larry Gatlin as he made his way out onto the stage first. While introducing his brothers he said, they are not my backup singers and continued by saying “They are my two best friends.” explaining how the trio has been through everything together. Continue reading

The CMBeat Nominated For Its First Josie Music Award!

It’s time for a big announcement! I am so thrilled to share that The CMBeat is nominated for its first EVER music award! It’s for the Promotion by Media category for the 2019 Josie Music Awards!

For those of you who haven’t heard about the Josie Music Awards, they are a independent music award show, that is just one of several brands created under The Josie Network, LLC, which was all started and are owned by Josie and Tinamarie Passantino. Continue reading

2 Arkansas Artists Talk Upcoming Arkansas Country Music Awards

The 2nd Annual Arkansas Country Music Awards that is going to be held on Monday, June 3rd, 2019, that will be happening at the Maumelle High School Auditorium located in Maumelle, Arkansas, is quickly approaching!

Earlier this year, country music fans had the opportunity to nominate and vote for their favorite nominees for this year’s shows. You can click HERE to check out the list of nominees from our previous article. Continue reading

Jess Jocoy Talks About Debut EP, New Heart / Old Soul

A upcoming country music singer songwriter originally from south of Seattle, Washington, and now a Nashville, Tennessee native, Jess Jocoy, is making her way in the country music scene around town, showcasing her unique new sound.

The artist recently got to chat with me all about the process of making her intriguing debut EP, New Heart / Old Soul, about creating the songs on the project, along with how the music is relatable while going through different phrases in life. She also talks about what the special thing is about country music that caught her eye.  Continue reading

Nashville Songwriter Vol. II – Jake Brown Releases The Inside Stories Behind Country Music’s Greatest Hits

In today’s country music generation, there is a variety of country music songs we love from through the decades although, it isn’t very often that you actually hear about the songwriters that created these pieces. This is where author, Jake Brown, comes in with his newest book release, Nashville Songwriter Vol. II – The Inside Stories Behind Country Music’s Greatest Hits.

The book which is the second volume in this particular series also happens to be Brown’s 45th book he has written in his collection, that focuses on telling the stories behind country music hit songs, and features even more exclusive interviews with some of the biggest songwriters in the country music industry today. Continue reading