After years away from the music scene, the Queen of Rockabilly returns with her latest album, this one recorded for producer Jack White's Third Man Records label. Does it stand out as one of her best albums?
James Otto was a virtual unknown to the music world prior to "Just Got Started Lovin' You," a song so big that it not only became 2008's biggest country hit but also remained so popular that follow-up singles weren't played as much. Will this song suffer the same fate?
In an exclusive interview, Jessica Harp discusses the reasoning behind moving outside of her successful duo the Wreckers. She also touches on what made her upcoming album an amazing experience and how she loves to interact with her fans via the inernet.
With a finely crafted personality from his days in Big & Rich, there probably are expectations that this album will be like his past duo stuff. Those expectations should be placed in the back seat for what is presented here is far different.
While "Home" was an unexpected detour from Blake, it also raised his profile to many. "Startin Fires" is the first all-new release since that song became a #1. Is the album pop-leaning or rooted in tradition? Or is it both?
Blake Shelton is undoubtedly riding one of the best waves in his career as his last two singles have topped the Country charts. For his follow-up he and his label have chosen "I'll Just Hold On," a song which features a non-traditional instrumental choice. Was it a good idea?
Whitney Duncan has been kicking around for the better part of this decade yet her debut single "When I Said I Would" didn't make much of a dent on Country radio. Will "The Bed That You Made" suffer the same fate or will this infectious single be the ticket to stardom?
To be successful in life, most people have to work hard. Some musicians have to work even harder to succeed, especially when many have deemed them a failure. Otto overcame those obstacles to score a Grammy nomination with this single, Country's biggest hit of 2008.
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?