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Josh Phillips
Artist Interviews / Artists / CMTT Exclusives / New & Noteworthy

New and Noteworthy: Josh Phillips

Born and raised in Lee County, North Carolina – an area where brick manufacturing, cotton, and tobacco reign supreme – Josh Phillips captures the nostalgia of small-town life, showcasing “unapologetically honest” (Whiskey Riff) lyrics throughout his music. Josh began introducing himself to Country music fans playing clubs in his Tar […]

Marty Stuart

Marty Stuart To Perform At Special Screening Of Ken Burns’s ‘Country Music’ Documentary

On Thursday, March 28th, Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives and Connie Smith will perform at Philadelphia, Mississippi’s Ellis Theatre, the future site of The Marty Stuart Congress of Country Music, ahead of a special screening of Ken Burns’s upcoming 16-hour documentary series, “Country Music.” Following the screening, there will […]

Mitchell Tenpenny
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 […]

Rascal Flatts
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 […]

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