Scotty McCreery, “The Trouble With Girls”

Since his win on American Idol in May, there has been plenty of buzz surrounding Scotty McCreery’s debut album. With Clear As Day coming out October 4, the spotlight is definitely on the teenager as he attempts to live up to everyone’s post-Idol expectations. He’s already said that the album will stick to his traditional leaning roots…

Lady Antebellum, “We Owned the Night”

I’m pretty sure it’s safe to say that the third album, We Own the Night, from superstars Lady Antebellum is the most most anticipated album of the year. After the success of their triple platinum selling and Grammy award winning album Need You Now, everyone is wondering how the group will attempt to top that…

Stealing Angels, Stealing Angels

Sometimes it’s a shame that too often business and politics can serve as a wall between music and its listeners, especially when it concerns new artists. If a single fails to make a big enough impact on the charts, an entire album can either be scrapped or shelved by the label and may never see…

Guest Contribution: Concert Review: Keith Urban in Tulsa, OK

Arizona is experiencing a shortage of major concert tours this year. So far the biggest shows have been April’s Country Thunder and June’s Tim McGraw performance. Luckily a writer from Arkansas by the name of Scott Smith was able to attend and write about superstar Keith Urban’s recent concert in Tulsa, Oklahoma. If you’d like…

Miranda Lambert, “Baggage Claim”

Miranda Lambert has seemingly spoiled critics like myself with her single choices this past year. From the fantastic attitude laden “White Liar” to the brilliant and emotional “The House That Built Me,” we’ve become accustomed to superb artistry from Miranda and almost expect a masterpiece each time she releases a new single. It’s because of…

Chris Young, “You”

This has been a summer like no other for country crooner Chris Young. His third studio album, Neon, landed at number two on the country albums chart and he just scored his fourth consecutive number one song with the album’s lead single, “Tomorrow.” Chris and his camp have chosen the album’s second single which is the…