Rising singer-songwriter Mya Byrne has shared a new performance of the moving track “Where the Lavender Grows,” recorded live at South By Southwest 2022 earlier this year. “This song is about feeling free, and finding freedom in really hard times,” Byrne explained of the track, which was released as a studio version by her new
British-Nigerian singer Onyi Moss is adept on acoustic guitar as she is with full studio productions, like her prophetic, mysterious “Lost Sheep.” Moss is based in Manchester, and has garnered a huge social media following and accolades for her photography and fashion blogging. “Lost Sheep” is a sonic representation of her photographic style: striking, colorful,
Blake Shelton has certainly had his share of hit singles at country radio over the years, but there’s one song that he still looks back on as the one that got away. The country superstar turned to social media on Wednesday (June 29) to share a song that never got released as a radio single,
Scotty McCreery and wife Gabi announced on June 21 that they are expecting their first child, a boy, in November, and now they’re sharing some adorable photos of the joyous announcement with fans. Accompanying the announcement were a few sweet photos from People, showing Gabi displaying her baby bump and the baby’s ultrasound photos while McCreery
Adeem the Artist is having a moment. Earlier this year, they completely funded a new record by inventing a “Redneck Fundraiser.” The idea was not to rely on the assistance of traditional crowdfunding sites, but rather to ask fans to give as little as $1 directly to them. The goal was $15,000, and it worked.
Tim McGraw is one of the biggest names in country music, but to three young women, he’s just Dad. The country singer and his wife Faith Hill are parents to daughters Gracie, 25, Maggie, 23, and Audrey, 20 and just like any father out there, McGraw couldn’t be more proud of them. “They’re all completely different
While the last six years have provided much fuel for protest music, few have done it with as much clarity and musicality as Raye Zaragoza. Zaragoza, who is of Japanese, Mexican, and indigenous descent, draws from her identity to write powerful, strident protest songs that are equally at home in coffee shops and the Grey’s
Levi Hummon, Filmore, YA’BOYZ “Good Riddance” If you’re looking for a feel-good summer anthem, look no further than “Good Riddance,” the latest collaboration from Levi Hummon, Filmore and YA’BOYZ. This euphoric song, penned by Hummon, Eric Arjes and Parker Welling, is narrated from the lens of a guy who’s moved on from his lonesome, post-breakup, sorrow-drowning
To fans, Trixie Mattel is the raucous winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 3. To the government, she’s Brian Michael Firkus and, no matter what you call her, she’s not just a pretty face: Mattel combines her act with country music that is as touching (and sometimes cheeky) as the best of them.
Ryan Hurd takes us to the roller rink in the music video for his song “Pass It On.” The good vibes song is the first track off his debut album, Pelago. The video opens with Hurd walking into a fairly empty roller skating rink. His happy demeanor causes a few people to scratch their heads as he
Hank Williams Jr. thinks your little fireworks show on the Fourth of July is real cute. The country singer says that instead of the traditional Black Cats, sparklers, roman candles and bottle rockets, he’ll “touch off two pounds of powder in an 1861, 12-pound Napoleon cannon.” As for a permit? “S–t no,” Williams tells Taste of
LAWD have mercy… It’s pretty damn incredible how much talent abounds in the Nelson family. Though they actually just kicked off the Outlaw Music Festival Tour together, they’ve been playing songs as a group for years, and just released the Willie Nelson Family album in 2021. And a few years back, Willie and his sons,
Promise of the Wheel’s Lukas Nelson — son of Willie Nelson — shared a harrowing new song written in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Nelson posted a video of himself performing the song, along with its lyrics, on Instagram Sunday, saying he’d written the song the night before.
In case you didn’t know, Mel Tillis was the voice behind major country hits such as “Coca-Cola Cowboy” and “I Ain’t Never.” However, aside from his golden vocals, he is more known as a Country Music Hall of Famer and an expert songwriter, too. You may have never realized it before, but it was actually
Miranda Lambert and her family are officially on the other side of an arduous and emotional journey. In the latest edition of People, the star reveals that her mother, Beverly, is healthy after battling breast cancer. Lambert shared the news as part of the magazine’s cover story, revealing that Beverly was diagnosed last September. She also detailed
Luke Combs says he’s losing weight. In a recent interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1, Combs opened about his lifelong battle with his weight and how his newborn son is inspiring him to make a change. Combs brought up the topic when Lowe asked him about his worst habit, and the singer answered, “I’m wearing a 3X
Lady A are currently prepping for their one-of-a-kind Request Line Tour, but rather than stressing over the setlist, they’re leaving that task up to their fans. The Request Line Tour (buy tickets here) will be comprised of just that: requests. “We just want to involve the fans,” Charles Kelley says. “We have a hotline that you can call and
Brantley Gilbert and Carly Pearce are off to the races. They have been revealed as the headliners for the Grand Ole Prix show at the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix on Sunday, Aug. 7. The show is a special version of the famous Grand Ole Opry, and it will take place outdoors in Downtown
Fancy Hagood, who is known for his self-described brand of “queer Southern pop,” has teamed up with country veteran Kacey Musgraves for a new song called “Blue Dream Baby.” Released in honor of International Pride Day and co-written by Little Big Town‘s Karen Fairchild along with Alysa Vanderheym, the song opens with disco-flavored beats and rhythmic acoustic
The following is a personal essay from The Boot contributor Natalli Amato. Since Kenny Chesney released his latest radio single “Everyone She Knows” in February, the song has spent seventeen weeks (and counting) on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. It’s an impressive, albeit not very surprising accomplishment for a man who has taken 60 hit tracks into the