Rhett Akins became a household name in the mid-1990s with his hit song “That Ain’t My Truck,” but the 2010s’ ACM Songwriter of the Decade followed up his successful career as an artist with one of the most prolific songwriting portfolios in Nashville. As a writer, Akins has cranked out hits for Brooks & Dunn, Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Dustin Lynch, Brantley
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Dolly Parton‘s songs, movie roles and business accomplishments only tell part of her story. The Country Music Hall of Fame singer is famous for her raising, her glam and her contribution to science … Do you remember what that was? Think of this Dolly Parton quiz as a mini-biography of the “Jolene” singer. The six questions
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In 2015, Cam, Sam Hunt and Kelsea Ballerini, among others, were country music newcomers making waves, while Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood were established artists pulling in star collaborators. Little Big Town, meanwhile, were capturing headlines with a gorgeous tale of jealousy that got a bit misconstrued — but all that buzz worked in their favor, for sure. It’s a
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Loganville, Ga., native Jordan Rager learns a tough truth in “Habits & Hearts,” the title track of a four-song EP released on Oct. 9, 2020: “Habits and hearts don’t break the same,” he sings. Michael Whitworth and Matt Roy helped Rager write “Habits & Hearts,” a title and concept he’d been holding onto for a few weeks, the singer
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Twenty-four years ago today (Oct. 12, 1996) was a big day for Trisha Yearwood: It was on that date that her single “Believe Me Baby (I Lied)” soared to the top of the charts, becoming her fourth No. 1 hit. MCA Nashville “Believe Me Baby (I Lied),” which was the debut single from Yearwood’s Everybody Knows record, was
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Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren Akins, celebrate eight years of marriage on Monday (Oct. 12), and the singer acknowledged the big milestone — and his wife — on social media with a sweet family snapshot and a romantic message. “I seriously feel like we got married six months ago,” he says, speaking to Lauren directly. ”I have loved every
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