Singer/songwriter/storyteller and multi-instrumentalist, Steve Wariner, becomes the latest inductee into the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn. Longtime friend and collaborator Garth Brooks inducted Wariner into the 2019 class and performed the multi-platinum No. 1 hit "Long Neck Bottle" with him, which Wariner co-wrote.
Tanya Tucker’s new video for “Bring My Flowers Now,” featuring Brandi Carlile and directed by acclaimed video director Trey Fanjoy (Miranda Lambert’s “It All Comes Out in the Wash,” Steven Tyler’s “Love Is Your Name,” Sheryl Crow’s “Easy”), is out now. Watch/share HERE. The video, which made its debut on CMT, follows the release of Tucker’s highly acclaimed new album, While I’m Livin’ —produced by Carlile and Shooter Jennings. Through Carlile’s solo piano and Tucker’s plaintive vocal, “Bring My Flowers” speaks to the importance of showing appreciation to those we love, before it’s too late. The record is her first Top Ten debut and tenth Top 10 album.
Steven Curtis Chapman, Gospel music’s most awarded artist, continues bringing home the hardware with his 59th Gospel Music Association Dove Award Tuesday night for Bluegrass / Country / Roots Album of the Year, Deeper Roots: Where the Bluegrass Grows. Co-produced by Chapman and Brent Milligan, Deeper Roots: Where the Bluegrass Grows, landed at No. 1 on the iTunes Country Albums chart and is Chapman's second No. 1 Billboard Bluegrass Album. Recently, Chapman celebrated his 49th No. 1 single with “Dive” featuring Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame member Ricky Skaggs.
Country music superstar Blake Shelton championed his friends and heroes this year more than ever, from sharing singles to sharing stages – and he’s not done yet! The arena-selling, multi-media entertainer will hit the road once again for “Friends and Heroes 2020” beginning Thursday, February 13 in Portland, OR. The 16-date run will hit major cities throughout the Midwest and West Coast, including a stop at The Forum in Los Angeles. Joining him is very special guest Lauren Alaina as well as appearances by The Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson and Trace Adkins.
Powerhouse vocal duo Presley Tucker and Spencer Bartoletti of Reverie Lane are "Good at It" in Rolling Stone Country's "10 Best Country, Americana Songs to Hear Now." The song, from their debut EP Women & Trains, "showcases the pair’s voices, which remain closely entwined in harmony throughout" (Rolling Stone Country / Robert Crawford).