Country Music Features

Kacey Musgraves

OPINIONOpinion: Has Kacey Musgraves Been Snubbed?

Does the Musgraves Grammy snub mean her Golden Hour is over?

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OPINIONAmericana Awards 2021: The National Need for Healing

Marcus K Dowling explains how the awards were a bittersweet attempt by an industry representing a nation to again celebrate its once proudly indomitable spirit.

Charley Pride

OPINIONCMT Giants: The Enduring Legacy of Charley Pride

The celebrity created from Charley Pride’s talent was surely a start; a showcase of what Black artists can bring to the table. But without the inclusion of Black talent in all facets of the industry, that inclusion is hollow and performative.

Preview Railbird Festival

OPINIONPreview: 10 Artists to see at Railbird Festival 2021

Our top artist recommendations for a weekend of great live music at Railbird Festival in Kentucky!

Holler Country Music

OPINIONOpinion: Kelly Sutton's Favorite Red Carpet Moments

Ahead of this weekend's ACM Awards, Kelly Sutton looks back on some of her favorite red carpet memories and stories.

Solomon Burke

OPINIONSolomon Burke: The Country Star?

The key in understanding the soul legend is realizing that his talents as a vocalist lent very well to him becoming the biggest Black country star since DeFord Bailey.