country music

Keeping Country Music Radio Relevant in an Age of Digital Disruption

Beyonce’s candid declaration that she wants to appear on country radio has garnered significant attention, yet her efforts at fulfilling this pledge may face serious hurdles. On average, it takes over nine hours for two consecutive songs by women artists to play on top country stations. It’s a big business Country music has grown from […]

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Is Country Music Good?

Country music offers much, yet many are reluctant to give it a chance. They assume it consists solely of pickup trucks, whiskey, and fight songs; yet its diverse subgenres make it accessible for wider audiences. Morgan Wallen has seen incredible success despite using racist slurs during his concerts, and it is time we stopped judging

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Country Music Festival Nashville 2023 – Small Stages Are Bigger Than Ever

As Nashville celebrates Country Music Festival 2018, fans can catch their favorite artists performing across town. Nissan Stadium provides nightly concerts while some of the greatest discoveries can be made at smaller venues. Lainey Wilson of Holler will perform at Chevy Riverfront Stage Thursday morning alongside Boy Named Banjo, LANCO, and Mitchell Tenpenny. Stages Fans

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Country Music 70 80

Country music of the 1970s and 80s was the voice of American workers; its authentic songs preached freedom, happiness and patriotism to workers across America. Country icon Trisha Yearwood sings about his heartache in this 1977 Jimmy Webb classic, while lang’s mezzo soprano voice perfectly complements them both for this Grammy winner duet with mesmerizing

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How Country Music Deals With Social Issues

Country music has long been associated with conservative values; however, recent artists have used their songs to address social justice issues and challenge patriarchal ideals while offering progressive perspectives. Brandy Clark’s song, “Three Kids No Husband,” highlights how women are fatigued by our culture’s expectation that they both work full time and raise children simultaneously.

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