Exclusive Interview with Caroline Marquard 

A young upcoming female country music singer songwriter, Caroline Marquard, has had one whirlwind of a year by releasing her very first single to the world this past summer, and is gearing up for new music plus many more new things for fans in 2019.

The artist originally from Switzerland, now a Tennessee native, recently got to chat with me about moving to Music City and what it’s like being a songwriter as well as a singer. Marquard also talks about what it was like releasing her debut single, Not A Rolling Stone, some of her musical influences that inspire her, and how it’s very important to her to stay connected with her fans. Continue reading

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7 Country Songs Of The Summer For Your 4th Of July Playlist

Happy Fourth of July from The CMBeat! In honor of this annual holiday, I’m helping to let you celebrate a little bit easier, by putting together a few of the hottest country songs of the summer that would make an awesome playlist for special festivities. Have a great time with your friends and family this holiday, and check out our July 4th playlist that’s perfect for the summer below.  Continue reading

Silverado Records Releases Summer On Repeat Vol. 2

Every country music fan looks forward to blasting those country summer anthems every year, and Nashville based, Silverado Records is ready to help with that.

The record label just released a new compilation album, Summer On Repeat Vol. 2, that features different singer/songwriters from Silverado Records’ roster, and friends from Nashville. The CMBeat did a review of the first volume in this series last year, which you can click HERE to learn more about it!  Continue reading

3 Young Country Music Artists On The Rise

These days there is a lot of wonderful upcoming country singers, but there are also a lot of talented young artists as well, trying to make their start early in the music industry.

Since they’re is so many to name, and so little time in a day, that’s why I’m writing a special piece to feature three new awesome country music artists on the rise that you should keep your eye on this summer! Continue reading

Brinley Addington Releases Debut EP, Songs From A Bar

One great singer/songwriter, Brinley Addington, has been paving his way in Nashville for a few years, but he’s walking a new road, by releasing his long awaited debut EP available now entitled, Songs From A Bar.

This debut EP from Addington, couldn’t be named any better, because it perfectly describes this collection of music. The record has a great combination of songs you’d expect to hear play at a bar, which are your country heartbreak and party songs.  Continue reading

Is Kelsea Ballerini Ready To Release MORE New Music? 

One country music superstar, Kelsea Ballerini, is keeping busy these days with a new husband, a recently released new album, Unapologetically, and starting a new tour with Keith Urban this summer! But…is the singer ready to release MORE new music soon?

Kelsea Ballerini has been known to give great teasers, including yesterday on her Instagram Stories, showing that she was already recording a new song that we could possibly see on her next album. The song titled, Before And After, that from the sound of it, obviously looks like another love song that we are going to fall in love with from the artist. Here are some of the lyrics from the song! Continue reading

Luke Combs’ Debut Album For His Fans: This One’s For You 

A fast rising country star from Asheville, North Carolina, Luke Combs hit the country airwaves two years ago with his smash single, Hurricane, giving fans a taste of his style and what we could expect more in his music. Now the singer/songwriter has finally released his debut album on June 2nd, This One’s For You.

The album starts out with a song that is a great pure country sounding song, Out There. When you’re listening to the song, you would think that is what the rest of the album will sound like, but Combs breaks past that mold, with the second number, Memories Are Made Of, a more heartfelt song about making memories that features a smoother side of Combs.

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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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“Behind-The-Song” Interview with Keith Walker

Summer means lots of boats on the water. And if you’re looking for the perfect summer boating song, country artist Keith Walker’s new single, titled Friends With Boats, might just be what you’ve been waiting for. The meaning of the song? Even though times are tough and things don’t always go your way, it’s always good to have friends with boats.

Walker spoke with Editor/Founder, Emily Ann Wells of The CMBeat, to tell us a little more about the story behind his new song, and to talk about his new album.

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