Single Review: Miranda Lambert, “The House that Built Me”

With her last single, “White Liar,” becoming Miranda Lambert’s second top ten hit and her first number one, it’s time to release her third single from her Revolution album. Can the latest single, “The House That Built Me,” repeat the massive succes of “White Liar?”It’s no secret today’s country radio rarely gives traditional singles a…

Billboard Chart Flash: Week of Feb. 15 – 21

For the third week in a row, Lady Antebellum and Josh Turner keep their strong holds on top of the Billboard Country Albums and Hot Country Songs charts. Read to see if there was any other movement on this week’s charts.In their fourth week on the charts, Lady Antebellum keeps its firm grip on the…

Album Review: Easton Corbin, Easton Corbin

Country newcomer Easton Corbin recently found himself inside the top ten of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart with “A Little More Country Than That” and is now gearing up to release his self-titled debut album, Easton Corbin. With his old school traditional style of country music, Corbin has been widely regarded as being the new…

Single Review: Kenny Chesney, “Ain’t Back Yet”

Country superstar Kenny Chesney had a streak of four number one hits going before it came to an end when his last single, “I’m Alive,” failed to make the top five. Can he get back to the peak position of the charts with his new single “Ain’t Back Yet?” On his newest single, Chesney reverts…

Single Review: Jason Aldean, “Crazy Town”

Jason Aldean has finally struck a chord with country radio stations which has resulted in three straight number one singles, all from his platinum selling album, Wide Open. His new single, “Crazy Town,” is the album’s fourth release, but can it rise to the top of the charts like the three previous singles? After slowing…

Billboard Chart Flash: Week of Feb. 8 – 14

If you look at Billboard’s Country Albums and Hot Country Songs charts, you’ll notice no change among who is atop those charts. For the third week in a row, Lady Antebellum’s massive sophomore album, Need You Now, stays put as the country’s number one album, holding off the strong debut of Josh Turner’s latest release,…

Single Review: Danny Gokey, “My Best Days Are Ahead of Me”

On the last season of the hit tv show American Idol, Danny Gokey struck a chord with fans who voted him to a third place finish. After surprisingly signing a record deal with RCA Nashville, Gokey released his debut single to country radio titled “My Best Days Are Ahead of Me.” Can his success on…

Single Review: Laura Bell Bundy, “Giddy On Up”

Brodway star Laura Bell Bundy trys her hand at country music with her debut single, which is another girl done wrong by her cheating boyfriend song, something that’s become the norm among country’s newest female artists. But is her song strong enough to seperate her from the pack of country blonde powerhouses Carrie Underwood and…

Single Review: Easton Corbin, “A Little More Country Than That”

When I first heard Easton Corbin’s debut single on the radio, I thought it was a new George Strait song that I’d never heard before. Turns out, it was a country newcomer who loves traditional country and cites Merle Haggard, George Jones, and Keith Whitley as some of his influences, something that is a rarity…

Get Easton Corbin’s Debut Single for FREE

This week, country newcomer Easton Corbin’s debut single, “A Little More Country Than That,” is this week’s Free Single of the Week on iTunes. Corbin, who hails from Florida, has been climbing up the charts with this song which finds him singing about small town life (be on the look out for a full single…

Album Review: Josh Turner Haywire

Country traditionalist Josh Turner released his latest album, Haywire, this past Tuesday and it’s another solid album from the country crooner. On this album, Turner goes a little more mainstream but also keeps his usual traditional sound as well. The album kicks off with its lead off single, the recent #1 hit, “Why Don’t We…

Traditional Country: Can It Make a Comeback?

It’s no secret that country music has evolved into a more pop-leaning, less traditional sound thanks to artists like Shania Twain, Garth Brooks, and Taylor Swift. This latest evolution has all but kicked the sounds of traditional country off the radio waves and into extinction. However, with more traditional mainstream artists evolving, can the sounds…