Carly Pearce Talks Writing Her Next Chapter

March marks Carly Pearce’s second anniversary with her record label, Big Machine, and it’s pretty incredible to look back on all she has accomplished in that time. Pearce co-wrote eight of the 13 songs on her 2017 debut, Every Little Thing, including the No. 1 title single. Since then, she’s performed on some of country music’s biggest […]

PAUL SIMON TO RETURN TO PERFORMING AT OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL

Paul Simon concluded his farewell tour in September with a concert close to the Queens neighborhood of New York where he grew up. But the singer-songwriter will return to the stage this summer when he closes the Outside Lands Festival at San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Aug. 11. “I’m looking forward with great anticipation to playing at […]

Is Lil Pump Misunderstood Satire?

Have we misunderstood what Lil Pump is all about, really? For better or worse, I was an early adopter of Lil Pump. I don’t say this to brag or imply that I’m ahead of the curve when it comes to discovering artists that are up next. I was simply lucky (?) enough to find Pump on […]

ASHLEY MCBRYDE SCORES DAYTIME EMMY AWARD NOMINATION

Country music singer-songwriter Ashley McBryde has earned a 2019 Daytime Emmy Award nomination! McBryde is up for the ‘Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program’ for a performance on CBS This Morning Saturday. She is up against Israel & Adrienne Houghton, Lindsey Stirling, the cast of Broadway’s The Band, and Ben Rector for the honor. Ashley McBryde✔@AshleyMcBryde Holy crap! What […]

Karen Fairchild Masters the 6th Love Language

Before Tuesday (March 19), there were only five official love languages from the best-selling book: receiving gifts, quality time, words of affirmation, acts of service and physical touch. Now there is another: Christian Louboutin. Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and her husband Jimi Westbrook hosted Louboutin, the high-end shoe designer, to kick off his latest […]

DUFF MCKAGAN ANNOUNCES ‘TENDERNESS’ ALBUM AND TOUR DATES

Duff McKagan will release a new solo album, Tenderness, on May 31. In addition to revealing the record’s track listing and cover artwork, McKagan also unveiled a new single, “Chip Away,” as well as U.S. tour dates. “’Chip Away’ is somewhat of a rail against cable news and divisive agendas … all for the almighty dollar,” the Guns N’ […]

BERNIE TORMÉ, FORMER OZZY OSBOURNE GUITARIST, DIES

Bernie Tormé has died at the age of 66. The Irish-born guitarist was recently hospitalized while battling double pneumonia and was later put on a ventilator. The news was posted online; Tormé reportedly died yesterday, one day short of his 67th birthday. Mik Gaffney, who played drums with Tormé, wrote about his late bandmate on Facebook, noting, “It’s been a thrill playing […]

The Eight Stages That Influenced Cassadee Pope

When Cassadee Pope released her second album stages in early February, I wondered what she meant by the title. Was it going to be about all the stages she’d gone through to land here? Or about all the stages she’d performed on throughout her life. The answer is yes. It’s about everything that led Pope to who she is […]