Author: Brennen Kelly

You won’t want to miss this one. When George Strait announced his 2024 stadium tour with Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town back in September, he turned a lot of heads by having no dates in his home state of Texas. Fans across social media were clamoring for the “Amarillo By Morning” singer to make an appearance in the Lone Star state this year. Yesterday, Strait took to Instagram and posted a cryptic video addressing the outcry for a Texas show, showing dozens of comments begging for a Texas show in 2024. The video had no caption and ultimately no…

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Numbers aren’t everything when it comes to music; there are a plethora of captivating artists who have never had a #1 hit, a #1 album or a certified platinum record. With that being said, however, it’s always fun to dive into the numbers and see what artists and albums dominated sales. Today, we’re going to dive into the Top 40 highest-selling albums in country history, according to RIAA’s album sales. It should come as no surprise that Garth Brooks absolutely dominates this list, owning 10 of the highest-selling country albums of all time. Legends such as George Strait, Kenny Rogers,…

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Wyatt Flores has taken the indie country scene by storm over the past year. With hits such as “Please Don’t Go,” “Break My Bones” and “Losing Sleep,” the Oklahoman singer/songwriter has quickly become one of the premier independent artists today. In February, Flores canceled multiple shows on his Life Lessons tour, citing his mental health as the reason. The Milwaukee singer opened up in an Instagram post, saying, “The truth is, I struggle with my sense of worth and sometimes feel like I’m only loved because of the guitar that sits in my hands.” Flores took the month of February…

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Back on January 14, former CMA Entertainer of the Year winner, Luke Combs, took to Instagram to tease a brand new acoustic song, “The Man He Sees in Me.” The track quickly caught the ears of many fans, garnering over 230,000 likes and 31,000 shares on Instagram alone. The Hurricane singer opened the video by noting how he was on “dad duty” with his son, Beau, and how fans loved his “dad songs” that were present on his previous album, Gettin’ Old. Flashforward to this morning, Combs teased a studio version of the song with the caption, “Is this heading…

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Post Malone going country has been teased for seemingly ages. From his cover of Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright” over a decade ago, to his covers of Sturgill Simpson’s “You Can Have The Crown” and Brad Paisley’s “I’m Gonna Miss Her” with Dwight Yoakam’s band, to his most recent appearance with Morgan Wallen and HARDY at the 2023 CMA Awards, Malone has always flirted with the genre. The 28-year-old singer/songwriter has also recently been pictured in the studio with Luke Combs and is actively writing with Morgan Wallen and ERNEST. Today, Post has finally pulled the trigger and…

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Awards season is slowly rolling in the country music world with the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards set for May 16 and the CMT Awards airing on April 7. CMT officially announced their nominees for the award ceremony with Jelly Roll, Megan Moroney, Cody Johnson and Lainey Wilson leading the way with the most nominations. Kelsea Ballerini is returning as the show’s host for the fourth year in a row. Airing at 8 p.m. ET on CBS live from the Moody Center in Austin, Texas, the show will simultaneously stream live on Paramount+. Fan voting is already open at…

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