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Mitchell Tenpenny

Mitchell Tenpenny Achieves Country’s Biggest New Artist Debut of 2018

Breakthrough singer/songwriter Mitchell Tenpenny achieves country’s biggest new artist debut of 2018 this week. On Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, Tenpenny makes his first album entry by amassing 20,000 units of his Telling All My Secrets (Riser House/Columbia Nashville), the best first-week showing for a major label country debut album this year.    This week’s […]

Artists / Rascal Flatts

The Best Subjects For Country Music

It can be pretty easy to lump musical genres into certain categories of lyrical focus. We might say the majority of rock music is about nostalgia and romance, that hip-hop largely concerns artists’ celebrations of themselves and degradation of rivals, that R&B is about love and loss, or that singer-songwriters […]

Bellamy Brothers / Larry Gatlin / Lee Greenwood / Naomi Judd / Phil Vassar / Randy Travis / Tanya Tucker

Country Music Reacts to the Passing of President George H.W. Bush

“The country lost a great American hero…the world lost a wonderful human being whose greatest concern was for others, and for that which is right. President George Bush, Sr.’s steady leadership encouraged us all to work together to make a difference in his “Thousand Points of Light” initiative, which I […]

Artists / CMTT Exclusives / New & Noteworthy

New and Noteworthy: Charles Wesley Godwin

West Virginia is far more than meets the eye. A native of Morgantown, singer-songwriter Charles Wesley Godwin paints a rich and honest portrayal of his homeland and its people with his debut album. Seneca is a moving snapshot of his 26 years of life and well-soiled roots in the Appalachian hills, a backdrop that […]

Artists / New Music

Rita Wilson Shares New Single “What The World Needs Now Is Love”

On November 23rd, Rita Wilson released her latest single via Sing It Loud/The Orchard; an intimate interpretation of Burt Bacharach and Hal David’s “What the World Needs Now Is Love.” The song is available now for the first time as a stand-alone single.  “What the World Needs Now” was recorded […]

Artists / CMTT Exclusives / New & Noteworthy

New and Noteworthy: Carter Winter

Fitting every bit the part of the man in black, Carter Winter is country music’s modern traditionalist. Singing heartfelt and relatable songs landscaping heartbreak and the American dream poured over ice, the singer/songwriter from rural Ohio has seen firsthand the effects of connecting with an audience through a fresh sound that […]

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