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AUGUST 21, 2015



Lynn Anderson

Drift Away (Gospel)


Her last project, released earlier this year, was a gospel album called Bridges, and her touch is unmistakable in this gospel reworking of the Mentor Williams-penned, Dobie Gray smash "Drift Away."


Brantley Gilbert

Stone Cold Sober


 Brantley brings power and passion to this song about the sober dial after the drunk dial.




Until They Don't Love You


Rock punch meets gospel-tinged backing vocals in this cautionary tale by the country queen.


William Michael Morgan

I Met A Girl


Looking for a bit of smooth, old-school country? William brings just that kind of touch to this song, written by Sam Hunt.



Don Henley Featuring Martina McBride

That Old Flame


As a solo artist and part of the Eagles, he has influenced generations of country singers. Now, Don teams up with Martina for this dramatic tale of old love reconsidered.


Waterloo Revival

Bad For You


The new one from this Austin duo has been called "seriously danceable," and now that we've heard it, we're not going to argue.



Kacey Musgraves

Dime Store Cowgirl

   What "Mississippi Girl" was to Faith Hill, "Dime Store Cowgirl" is to Kacey--a bit of autobiography that sounds great through the speakers.



Cassadee Pope

I Am Invincible


The first single from her as-yet-unnamed second album is am empowerment anthem featuring some of the best and most powerful vocals to date from Cassadee.


Tyler Farr

Better In Boots


He calls it "a party anthem for girls," and Tyler's latest has got a beat and feel custom-designed for summer.



Ronnie Dunn

Ain't No Trucks In Texas


He's been working magic with his voice for 25 years now, and Ronnie Dunn is doing it again with his latest solo effort, a lonely lament in a league with some of his classic work.


Jerrod Niemann

Blue Bandana


One of our most musically adventurous artists namechecks the great festivals in this tale about a modern-day free spirit.



James Otto

Somewhere Tonight


One of country's biggest and best voices has a new deal on Blaster Records thanks to "Somewhere Tonight," which he released independently last year.


Andy Grammer with the Eli Young Band

Honey, I'm Good


One of the catchiest things you will hear all year. Andy took this to the Top Ten of the pop charts last year, and this version brings the EYB on board.



David Nail

Night's On Fire


This enjoyable and upbeat ode to summertime love is the leadoff single from David's upcoming fourth album.


AlanJackson-Jim And Jack And Hank

Alan Jackson

Jim And Jack And Hank


"It's a fun little uptempo tune about the same ole story--girl leaves guy and this time he's not going to be heartbroken." So says Alan, and who are we to argue?


Striking Matches

Miss Me More


They met in a guitar seminar at Belmont University and have gained enviable critical acclaim, with six of their songs being used on TV's "Nashville." This tune captures their energy and terrific harmonies.

Rainey Qualley-Me And Johnny Cash

Rainey Qualley

Me and Johnny Cash


Rainey supplies plenty of attitude with a song that does justice to a great country name-check.



Dierks Bentley



It's the title track to his latest album, a centerpiece of this summer's tour, and a great piece of uplifting music from the pen of Travis Meadows, who wrote Jake Owen's "What We Ain't Got," along with Steve Moakler.


The Cadillac Three

White Lightning


Just how hard and fast can love hit? Let Jaren, Kelby and Neil count the ways in their raw and rootsy style.


Steven Tyler

Love Is Your Name


The man who made his mark fronting Aerosmith brings his formidable pipes to Nashville, singing a song written by Eric Paslay and Lindsey Lee. If there is a pocket between his rock legacy and modern-day country, Steven seems to have found it.


Craig Campbell

Tomorrow Tonight


Craig's got a new label and a powerful single that's got romantic confidence written all over it.


Lee Brice

That Don't Sound Like You


Lee continues to explore new feels and themes, and after six Top tens in a row, there's every reason to expect this moody bit of intrigue to do well.