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Christmas really is the most wonderful time of the year — at least according to Chris Young. The 35-year-old says he loves all things Christmas, from the decorations to the food, and, most importantly, spending time with the ones he loves. “I love everything about it. Not only the time with family, but also the meaning
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Miranda Lambert is a one-of-a-kind, one-in-a-million artist. Ever since her 2003 third-place finish on Nashville Star and then her debut album, Kerosene, in 2005, she’s won a place in country fans’ hearts. There are honestly too many fantastic moments in Lambert’s career to count. She’s won awards, given thousands of sold-out performances and shown her heart
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Seventeen years ago today (Oct. 28, 2004) was a big day for Big & Rich: It was on that date that the duo, made up of “Big Kenny” Alphin and John Rich, earned their first gold record, signifying sales in excess of 500,000 units, for their song “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy).” “Save a Horse
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While rock legends such as Jimi Hendrix and Slash typically dominate the “best guitarist ever” conversations, country music is no slouch when it comes to producing legendary shredders. A guy or gal playing a guitar is the basis for most country music, so it makes sense that the genre would be littered with supremely talented
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From the moment Jason Isbell first picked up a guitar, the singer-songwriter has been watching and learning from others. Growing up in Green Hill, Ala., a rural community not far from Muscle Shoals, Isbell often spent summers with his grandfather, a Pentecostal preacher who was also a musician. ”He could play fiddle, banjo, guitar and mandolin,” Isbell recalled.
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Lauren Alaina didn’t waste any time after her run on American Idol. Just under five months later, she dropped her debut album, Wildflower; the record arrived on Oct. 11, 2011 — 10 years ago today. After her second-place finish to Scotty McCreery during the TV singing competition’s 10th season, Alaina signed with Universal Music Group (specifically, Mercury Nashville,
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