After Dark Times, Grace Potter Steps Into Daylight

Nov 21, 2019
The experience of listening to Grace Potter’s new album, Daylight, is similar to sneaking into her den, throwing every vinyl record and diary page into the air, then letting it all settle at your feet. Dig around and there’s the exhilaration of new love, but also the devastation of acknowledged that you’ve hurt people on... Read more »

Tanya Tucker: “What Just Happened, I’d Never, Ever Fathom”

Nov 20, 2019
If you’d shared this news with Tanya Tucker back in 2002, she would not have believed you. Because at the time, she’d just released what she thought was her last full-length studio album, Tanya. But as it turned out, she eventually did make another one. This year. And on Wednesday (Nov. 20), Tucker and that... Read more »

CMT Certified: November Picks from CMT Staffers

Nov 20, 2019
Embedded from open.spotify.com. Welcome to the first edition of CMT Certified. This is our monthly playlist — hand-picked and certified fresh — from the music lovers at CMT. Keep reading to find out why these 22 songs made our list. Cody Alan CMT Radio Live Kelleigh Bannen “John Who” “I love this woman and all... Read more »

The Grammy-Nominated Eric Church Song That Almost Wasn’t

Nov 20, 2019
Eric Church is nominated for two Grammy awards, it was announced on Wednesday morning (Nov. 20). His Desperate Man is in the running for best country album, and his No. 1 hit “Some Of It” is nominated for best country song. Church wrote “Some Of It” with Clint Daniels, Jeff Hyde and Bobby Pinson, and... Read more »

Why Ashley McBryde Calls Her Hit Single “The Gift That Keeps on Giving”

Nov 20, 2019
Critical acclaim. That’s usually how people in the music business describe a song or an album that is very, very, very well received. But this is how Ashley McBryde describes it, now that her breakout single from earlier this year has been nominated for not one but two Grammy awards. “‘Girl Goin’ Nowhere’ is the... Read more »