Happy Birthweek (was yesterday) to my good friend and all-time great Blair Garner, Jessica Lynn & Big Loud’s Marc Rucker. Happy Birthday to Jeff Gulko, Shorefire’s Jaclyn Carter & Shannon Haley Michaels!
One of my favorite parts of country music is how it draws in so many diverse talents to produce some of music’s most memorable songs. That’s why I’ve created this new Morning Hangover#MixedDrinks Playlist on Spotify to celebrate some of my favorite collaborations and country music duets including: Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell, FGL & Nelly, Bebe Rexha, Jason DeRulo & the Backstreet Boys, Thomas Rhett + Maren Morris, Kenny Chesney with Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley teaming-up with Carrie Underwood, Mick Jagger, Alabama & Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert with TI, Jason Aldean and Ludacris, Blake Shelton feat Trace Adkins, Kelsea Ballerini and The Chainsmokers, Chris Lane + Tori Kelly and so much more.
Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa – 5th Year Fiesta has announced the final performers for the destination event happening January 23-26, 2019 in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Joining the concert schedule are DJ Rock, Jon Langston, Kendell Marvel, Mitchell Tenpenny & Travis Denning. Only a few event packages remain for the Caribbean beach vacation getaway and are available now at www.crashmyplaya.com
This Week in Country Music brought to you by Rumble Yard, is a new podcast bringing you the biggest stories and most interesting interviews from Nashville, plus the six songs you need to hear this week. In the first episode of 2019, country radio veteran Bob Guerra talks to Adam Hambrick, who’s poised to be one of the year’s breakout country stars. This episode also includes Bob’s “6 Picks” and a throwback conversation with country great Randy Travis. Recorded live in Music City.. Subscribe to make sure you never miss a week of the action!
Front Row (L to R): Alison Junker, Travis Carter, Matthew Ramsey, Ben VaughnBack Row (L to R): BJ Hill, Will Overton, Katie Jelen, Jessi Vaughn, Phil May Photo Cred: Bree Fish
ASCAP Artist-Songwriter of the Year and lead singer of the band Old Dominion, Matthew Ramsey, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Warner/Chappell Music, the music publishing arm of Warner Music Group. Ramsey has written nine No 1. hits for both Old Dominion and other artists, including Kenny Chesney (“Save It for a Rainy Day”), Sam Hunt (“Make You Miss Me”), Dierks Bentley (“Say You Do”), Luke Bryan (“Goodbye Girl”), and Tim McGraw (“Kiss A Girl”), among others.
It’s Andi Brooks’ first day at BMLG Records as the new Director, Southwest Promotion & Marketing