In a move that was long speculated and expected on Music Row, Reba McEntire ended her 25 year relationship with MCA Nashville and signed with The Valory Music Co., a label founded by industry veteran Scott Borchetta.
Ever wanted to share your opinion about a new release the way a critic does? Want to hear Randy Houser's new album before it is released? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you. Five fans will have the opportunity to review Randy Houser's new album on Roughstock.
On Halloween 2008, Roughstock discussed country music's massive history with country icon Patty Loveless. While we discussed her new album "Sleepless Nights," we also discussed her passion for passing the torch along with introducing Joey+Rory to her.
Like Darius Rucker, the transition to country music from the pop/rock world has seemed more genuine for Jewel than it has for others. With this single Jewel may just have the song to cement her status as a hitmaker with the country audience.
With a new label partner in Midas/The Valory Music Co., Emerson Drive has returned to the charts with a romantic new track. While the imagery is often used, does the vocal and melody rise above the oft-used lyrics?
With a successful string of nostalgical albums, Barry Manilow has given longtime fans something to cheer for or to remember his Vegas shows by. All that's fine and well but is it enough to think that this song could be a hit on the country charts because it has Reba on it?
They're already huge stars in the Christian music world and their songs have always had more universal truths to them than the average CCM artist so it seems like a natural fit for this trio to crossover to country. But does it stand a chance at radio success?