Zoe Hodges

Singer-songwriter, Journalist and Radio Presenter.

Holler Country Music
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Kenny Chesney Has Postponed His Tour to 2022

By Zoe Hodges, March 23, 2021

Originally billed as the Chillaxification Tour, the 2022 tour will now have a new name, new line-up and new music.

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Sydney Devine Dies Aged 81

By Zoe Hodges, February 15, 2021

The scottish singer, best known for his version of 'Tiny Bubbles', passed away in hospital on Saturday (February 13th).

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Elvie Shane Announces Debut EP ‘Country Roads’

By Zoe Hodges, April 6, 2021

Shane releases his second single, the title-track off the upcoming EP ‘Country Roads’ and shows off his wild side.

Holler Country Music
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Vincent Neil Emerson Announces Self-titled Album

By Zoe Hodges, April 30, 2021

The record is set to be released on June 25th via La Honda Records/Thirty Tigers.

Artwork - The Marfa Tapes
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Austin City Limits Announces It Will Return For Season 47

By Zoe Hodges, March 11, 2021

They have announced a list of stellar artists set to record new appearances, including a number of 2021 Grammy Nominees.

Artist - LeAnn Rimes
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ESSENTIALSThe Best LeAnn Rimes Songs

By Zoe Hodges, August 24, 2021

To celebrate LeAnn Rimes' birthday, Holler looks back at some of the best songs of the singer's illustrious career.

Holler Country Music
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INTERVIEWMy Essentials: Brent Cobb

By Zoe Hodges, December 18, 2020

Brent Cobb's finest picks of everything that makes life great.

Holler Country Music
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Luke Combs has announced his new single ‘Forever After All’

By Zoe Hodges, March 2, 2021

The song made its debut on BBC Radio 2 this morning with Ken Bruce.

Artist - Lana Del Rey
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Lana Del Rey Is Teasing An Album of Country Covers

By Zoe Hodges, March 31, 2021

The artist has been hinted at the album for a few months.

Radio - Color Me Country With Rissi Palmer
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Rissi Palmer Hosting Discussion With Cam, Maren Morris and Andrea Williams

By Zoe Hodges, February 11, 2021

The discussion will be aired on 'Color Me Country' on Apple Music February 14th.

Holler Country Music
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Brian Kelley Announces Solo EP

By Zoe Hodges, April 7, 2021

Kelley, who is one half of successful country duo Florida Georgia Line has announced that his EP, ‘BK’s Wave Pack’ is due out April 13th.

Holler Country Music
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ALBUM REVIEWTim McGraw - Everywhere

By Zoe Hodges, May 1, 2021

Everywhere would spark the beginning of a golden era for McGraw, laying the foundations for a truly remarkable career.

Holler Country Music
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Jason Isbell And Drive-By Truckers Bandmates to Release 4 LP Box Set

By Zoe Hodges, March 12, 2021

Mike Cooley, Patterson Hood and Jason Isbell have announced they’ll be releasing an exclusive 4 LP box set of their memorable Live At The Shoals Theatre performance.

Holler Country Music
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The Secret Sisters Share Acoustic Performance of 'Cabin'

By Zoe Hodges, January 25, 2021

The duo have shared the performance of their song in celebration of their Grammy nominations.

Holler Country Music
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Ashley Cooke releases video for ‘Sunday Morning Kinda Saturday Night’

By Zoe Hodges, May 4, 2021

The up-and-coming country artist has released the video for her latest single, which is directed by Kamren Kennedy

Holler Country Music
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Lindsay Ell Releases Single 'Hits me' with Visualiser

By Zoe Hodges, February 8, 2021

The single was taken from her recent album heart theory

Holler Country Music
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ALBUM REVIEWAshley McBryde - Never Will

By Zoe Hodges, December 18, 2020

Never Will shows not only that Ashley McBryde's success was never set to be fleeting – but how instantly she has become a staple in the Country music canon.

Toby Keith
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ESSENTIALSThe Best Toby Keith Songs

By Zoe Hodges, July 6, 2021

As he celebrates his 60th Birthday, Holler delves into his comprehensive catalogue to decide what are the very best Toby Keith songs.

Artist - Eric Church
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Eric Church Announces 2021/22 Tour Dates

By Zoe Hodges, April 8, 2021

The tour, dubbed ‘Eric Church In The Round: The Gather Again Tour’, will visit 55 cities across North America.

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Jade Bird Performs 'Headstart' On Fallon

By Zoe Hodges, January 26, 2021

The singer will be performing a ticketed live-stream event from RCA studios on February 13th.

We're Texas Benefit
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Country Stars Feature in Matthew McConaughey’s Texas Relief Concert

By Zoe Hodges, March 24, 2021

The benefit raised money for McConaughey’s Just Keep Livin’ Foundation and its Texas Relief Fund.

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Miranda Lambert Shares Video for 'Tequila Does'

By Zoe Hodges, January 28, 2021

The track is taken from her seventh studio album Wildcard.

Album - Carrie Underwood - My Savior
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Carrie Underwood Announces Livestream Concert

By Zoe Hodges, March 22, 2021

Underwood is set to take to the stage at the Ryman Auditorium for ‘My Savior: Live From The Ryman’ which will be streamed on her facebook page on Easter Sunday, April 4th.

Artwork - The Marfa Tapes
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Miranda Lambert Has Announced A New Album With Jack Ingram and Jon Randall

By Zoe Hodges, March 4, 2021

Lambert took to social media today to announce that she’s been working on a project called ‘The Marfa Tape’ with Jack Ingram and Jon Randall.

Single - Lady A - Like A Lady
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Lady A Release New Single ‘Like A Lady’

By Zoe Hodges, March 12, 2021

The retro style song is the first taste of an upcoming album that the trio are working on.

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Carly Pearce Sings National Anthem Before NFL Championship Game

By Zoe Hodges, January 25, 2021

The singer belted out the anthem before Tampa Bay beat Green Bay.

Reba - Somehow You Do
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Reba McEntire Releases New Song and Video for ‘Somehow You Do’

By Zoe Hodges, April 23, 2021

The song written by Diane Warren featured in the motion picture ‘Four Good Days’.

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Justin Moore Announces New Album

By Zoe Hodges, March 25, 2021

The eight song collection, entitled Straight Outta The Country, features the top 30 single ‘We Didn’t have Much’ and comes out April 23rd.

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Carly Pearce Announces New Album 29

By Zoe Hodges, February 5, 2021

The Kentucky singer will release the album this month.

Holler Country Music
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Jason Isbell and Sturgill Simpson Cast In New Martin Scorsese Film

By Zoe Hodges, April 7, 2021

The pair will star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro in the adaptation of David Grann’s nonfiction best-seller.

Holler Country Music
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Apple Music To Add Two New Radio Shows

By Zoe Hodges, March 25, 2021

This Friday, March 26th, Apple Music Country is launching two new radio shows from daily on-air hosts Ty Bentli and Tiera.

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BREAKING'Honeycomb' singer Jimmie Rodgers dies aged 87

By Zoe Hodges, January 26, 2021

The country legend died on 18 January.

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Carly Pearce and Lee Brice Win ACM Music Event of the Year

By Zoe Hodges, April 16, 2021

The song, written by Pearce, Luke Combs, Randy Montana and Jonathan Singleton, was the last project producer busbee completed before his death.

Holler Country Music
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Tenille Townes, Lindsay Ell Amongst JUNO Awards Nominees

By Zoe Hodges, March 10, 2021

The 50th annual JUNOs, Canada’s national music awards, are set to take place on May 16th and the nominees have been revealed.

Holler Country Music
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ALBUM REVIEWDevin Dawson - The Pink Slip EP

By Zoe Hodges, January 15, 2021

The six-song project takes the songwriter away from the dark shadows of his debut album and shows us a little more colour.

Holler Country Music
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Thomas Rhett Releases New Song 'Country Again'

By Zoe Hodges, April 15, 2021

Written by Rhett, Zach Crowell and Ashley Gorley, the single is accompanied by a music video directed by T.K. McKamy.

Holler Country Music
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Morgan Wallen Asks Fans To Not Defend Him In New Statement

By Zoe Hodges, February 11, 2021

Morgan Wallen published a video apology via Instagram on Wednesday night.

Radio - Essentials Radio - The Chicks
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The Chicks Appear on Apple Music Country Essentials Radio with Kelleigh Bannen

By Zoe Hodges, February 15, 2021

The trio discuss their biggest hits and changing their name with Kelleigh Bannen on the latest episode of Essentials Radio on Apple Music.

Artist - Our Native Daughters
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Our Native Daughters Documentary To Premiere On TV

By Zoe Hodges, February 10, 2021

The documentary following the super groups' journey will air on February 22nd.

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Country 2 Country To Host Highlights Live Stream

By Zoe Hodges, March 8, 2021

The team behind the festival have announced they will show highlights from last years event in Berlin this coming weekend.

Chris Lane - Fill Them Boots
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Chris Lane Releases New Single ‘Summer Job Money’

By Zoe Hodges, May 4, 2021

The song is his second release in the last week following ‘Fill Them Boots’ which is climbing the US Country radio charts.

Shania Twain
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ESSENTIALSThe Best Shania Twain Songs

By Zoe Hodges, August 26, 2021

Shania Twain is the epitome of female empowerment. Her genre-bending hits have touched the hearts and minds of millions across the globe, the positivity and energy she injects into every song enabling them to remain popular for the last three decades.

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Hiss Golden Messenger Announces New Album ‘Quietly Blowing It’

By Zoe Hodges, March 8, 2021

The record, which is due out June 25th, has been written, arranged and produced by band leader M.C. Taylor.

Holler Country Music
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Bluegrass Pride Announces Porch Pride

By Zoe Hodges, May 4, 2021

A month long queer-antine festival.

Holler Country Music
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Jason Isbell to Headline Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion

By Zoe Hodges, April 1, 2021

Tanya Tucker and Blackberry Smoke also join the lineup.

John Prine
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John Prine’s 2017 Newport Folk Festival Performance to be Released on Vinyl

By Zoe Hodges, March 24, 2021

The live set includes performances with stars such as Justin Vernon, Jim James, Margo Price and Nathaniel Rateliff.

Holler Country Music
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The Steel Woods Announce Third Album ‘All of Your Stones’

By Zoe Hodges, March 8, 2021

The announcement came alongside the release of the title track which is full of optimism despite the recent death of founding member and guitarist Jason ‘Rowdy’ Cope.

Album - Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real - A Few Stars Apart
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Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real to Release New Album

By Zoe Hodges, April 29, 2021

The record, entitled ‘A Few Stars Apart’, comes out on June 11th via Fantasy Records.

Holler Country Music
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Keith Urban and Breland Release Video for ‘Out The Cage’

By Zoe Hodges, April 22, 2021

The video for the song, which features on Urban’s The Speed of Now Part 1, also sees Chic’s Nile Rodgers make an appearance.

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Margo Price Shares New Video For 'Hey Child'

By Zoe Hodges, January 26, 2021

The artist has also announced her first show in over a year for this May.

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Rhiannon Giddens Announces New Album

By Zoe Hodges, February 11, 2021

They're Calling Me Home is set to be released April 9th.

Holler Country Music
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Blake Shelton Announces New Album ‘Body Language’

By Zoe Hodges, March 31, 2021

The record is set to come out on May 21st and has 12 tracks, including his latest single ‘Minimum Wage’.

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Reba McEntire to Release Concert Special via Youtube

By Zoe Hodges, March 9, 2021

McEntire’s ‘All The Women I Am’ concert will be released exclusively on YouTube on Friday March 12th.

Faith Hill
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ESSENTIALSThe Best Faith Hill Songs

By Zoe Hodges, September 21, 2021

To celebrate her birthday this week, we look back through some of Faith Hill's greatest hits to define the ultimate list of her best songs.

Holler Country Music
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Thomas Rhett Releases New Singles, Announcing Double Album ‘Country Again’

By Zoe Hodges, March 5, 2021

The first half of the record is due out on April 30th.

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Waxahatchee Performs Lilacs On Kimmel

By Zoe Hodges, February 10, 2021

Waxahatchee performed their song Lilacs from their album Saint Cloud on the late night show for the first time.

Holler Country Music
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Loretta Lynn And Margo Price Duet On ‘One’s On The Way’

By Zoe Hodges, February 22, 2021

The rerecorded classic features on Loretta Lynn's upcoming studio album 'Still Woman Enough'.

Charley Crockett Country Singer
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Charley Crockett Releases Video for 'Midnight Run'

By Zoe Hodges, March 24, 2021

Charley Crockett has today released a new video for his single ‘Midnight Run’. The song features on his latest album 10 for Slim: Charley Crockett Sings James Hand, which was released at the end of February.

Holler Country Music
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Railbird Festival Announces 2021 Line-up

By Zoe Hodges, April 28, 2021

The festival is set to take place in Kentucky on August 28th - 29th

Awards - ACM Awards
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Big Collaborations and Debut Performances Set For 56th ACM Awards Show

By Zoe Hodges, April 14, 2021

The ceremony, which takes place this Sunday April 18th, will be broadcast from several iconic venues around Music City.

Artist - Chris Young - Kane Brown
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Chris Young and Kane Brown Team Up For ‘Famous Friends’ Music Video

By Zoe Hodges, March 26, 2021

The video for the track, which is currently climbing up the country charts, features some of Brown and Young’s real life friends as they put on a live rooftop performance in downtown Nashville.

Album - Florida Georgia Line - Life Rolls On
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ALBUM REVIEWFlorida Georgia Line - Life Rolls On

By Zoe Hodges, February 12, 2021

The party vibe and positivity that oozes out of this album is surely what we all need to hear in 2021. Florida Georgia Line are back to their best.

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ALBUM REVIEWJennifer Nettles - Always Like New

By Zoe Hodges, June 22, 2021

This invigorating album encapsulates all the aspects of Nettles’ musical abilities. It is bound to capture the imagination of fans from both genres, whilst opening opportunities for her career to blossom even further than it already has.

Artist - Maddie & Tae
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Maddie & Tae Share Grand Ole Opry Performance

By Zoe Hodges, February 1, 2021

The country duo took to the famous stage on Saturday evening (1/30).

Holler Country Music
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LONG READTrack by Track: Devin Dawson

By Zoe Hodges, January 15, 2021

Devin Dawson takes us track by track through all the stories behind his most recent release, The Pink Slip EP.

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Nathaniel Rateliff and Margo Price Tease ‘CMT Crossroads’ Episode

By Zoe Hodges, March 17, 2021

Rateliff and Price shared their performance of Rateliff’s song ‘Say It Louder’ in promotion of the upcoming episode.

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Luke Bryan Announces 36-Date US Tour

By Zoe Hodges, April 26, 2021

The newly crowned ACM Entertainer of the Year kicks off his Proud to be Right Here tour in early July.

Album - Kip Moore - Wild World Deluxe
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ALBUM REVIEWKip Moore - Wild World (Deluxe)

By Zoe Hodges, February 19, 2021

Wild World is the album we all need to hear as we try to muddle through this ever changing world.

Holler Country Music
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Priscilla Block, Brooke Eden and More to Play Introducing Nashville Show

By Zoe Hodges, March 10, 2021

On what would have been the Country 2 Country Festival weekend, the Country Music Association have taken to hosting a series of virtual events for UK and European country music fans.

Album - The Shires - Lightening Strikes
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The Shires and Lauren Alaina share new video for 'Lightening Strikes'

By Zoe Hodges, January 27, 2021

The Shires and Lauren Alaina have released the video for their new single ‘Lightning Strikes’.

Holler Country Music
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Exit/In Launch GoFundMe Campaign To Save Venue

By Zoe Hodges, April 8, 2021

In a last ditch attempt to save the venue which opened fifty years ago with a performance from Jimmy Buffet, Chris Cobb has organised a GoFundMe Campaign.

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Taylor Swift releases ‘Mr Perfectly Fine’

By Zoe Hodges, April 7, 2021

Swift has released another of her songs ‘From The Vault’, which feature on her upcoming release of ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ due April 9th.

Artist - Lady A
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Lady A Invited To Become Opry Members

By Zoe Hodges, January 22, 2021

The trio were surprised by Darius Rucker on the Opry stage.

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Dierks Bentley Announces Dive Bar Tour

By Zoe Hodges, April 27, 2021

Bentley will play five small-venue shows in May of this year as he embarks on a brief road trip called the ‘High Times and Hangovers’ tour.

Country/ hip hop artist Willie Jones
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Willie Jones Performs on Fallon

By Zoe Hodges, March 10, 2021

Jones performed the song ‘American Dream’ off his latest record ‘Right Now’ on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

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Taylor Swift Announces Fearless Re-recordings

By Zoe Hodges, February 11, 2021

Swift has teased that the record could be released on April 9th.

Holler Country Music
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Brandy Clark To Release Deluxe Album On March 5th

By Zoe Hodges, February 15, 2021

'Your Life Is Still A Record' is being released to mark the original record's one year anniversary.

Holler Country Music
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Midland Release ‘The Sonic Ranch’ Documentary

By Zoe Hodges, March 22, 2021

The documentary, which premiered on CMT on Saturday (March 20th), documents the bands formation and the early recordings they made back in 2014.

Holler Country Music
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Mavis Staples And Yola To Appear On New Spotify Show 'Duet'

By Zoe Hodges, February 18, 2021

The show will air on Thursday, February 18th.

Tiera
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Tiera Discusses ‘Not Your Girl’ on Apple Music 1

By Zoe Hodges, March 9, 2021

Tiera joined Zane Lowe to discuss the new song which she wrote with Cameron Bedell and Jack Newsome.

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Luke Bryan Tests Positive for Covid 19

By Zoe Hodges, April 15, 2021

The positive test forces Bryan to pull-out of his ACM Awards performance this Sunday night.

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Tanya Tucker Working On New Album

By Zoe Hodges, February 10, 2021

Tanya Tucker is working on the new record with Brandi Carlile.

Holler Country Music
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Brooke Eden Releases Video For New Single ‘Sunroof’

By Zoe Hodges, March 5, 2021

Eden recruited her girlfriend, Hilary, to star alongside her in the video.

Morgan Wallen
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Morgan Wallen tops the Billboard 200 for a second week

By Zoe Hodges, January 25, 2021

Dangerous: The Double Album is the first record to top the chart for a consecutive week since Chris Stapleton's Traveller.

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Tenille Arts' ‘Somebody Like That’ Reaches No.1

By Zoe Hodges, April 26, 2021

She became the first Canadian since 2007 to top the country radio charts.

Martina McBride
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ESSENTIALSThe Best Martina McBride Songs

By Zoe Hodges, July 29, 2021

As she celebrates her 55th Birthday and 30 years on the country music scene, we look back through the powerhouse's catalogue and remind ourselves of some of the classics she has released over the years. Disclaimer - you may need the tissues when listening to some of these!

Artist - Eric Church
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Eric Church releases new single ‘Heart on Fire’

By Zoe Hodges, January 29, 2021

The soulful banger is taken from Church's forthcoming album Heart.

Holler Country Music
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Travis Denning Shares Video for ‘ABBY’

By Zoe Hodges, April 27, 2021

The song follows his first No. 1 and GOLD-certified single, ‘After A Few’

Jason Aldean
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Jason Aldean shares new video for 'Blame It On You'

By Zoe Hodges, January 29, 2021

He premiered it during an interactive livestream Wolf Moon Bourbon on the Rocks with Jason Aldean

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Miranda Lambert Is Teasing A New Album

By Zoe Hodges, March 2, 2021

Lambert took to social media on Monday to hint to fans that she’s working on something new.

Artist - Cody Johnson
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Cody Johnson Shares Trailer For New Documentary Film ‘Dear Rodeo’

By Zoe Hodges, February 18, 2021

The documentary, which shares its name with one of Johnson’s most popular songs, still has yet to receive a release date.

Country artist Priscilla Block
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Priscilla Block Announces Debut EP

By Zoe Hodges, April 8, 2021

Her self-titled, six-song EP will come out on April 30th via Mercury Nashville.

Holler Country Music
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Marty Stuart Announces Digital Acoustic Album

By Zoe Hodges, March 25, 2021

The record, called ‘Songs I Sing in the Dark’, is a collection of 20 acoustic songs that he’ll debut on a monthly basis.

Holler Country Music
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Midland to Release New Documentary and Album

By Zoe Hodges, March 4, 2021

The trio has also released the vintage track ‘Cowgirl Blues’ from the soundtrack of the new film.

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Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton to Host ACM Awards

By Zoe Hodges, March 11, 2021

The Academy of Country Music has today announced the hosts for the 56th Awards ceremony.

Artist - Gary Allan
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Gary Allan Announces New Album, ‘Ruthless’

By Zoe Hodges, May 10, 2021

The record, which is available on June 25th, marks the California native’s return to the spotlight.

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Margo Price Releases New Single

By Zoe Hodges, May 13, 2021

Price pays tribute to Elvis, Martin Luther King Jr and John Lennon in her latest song entitled ‘Long Live The King’.

Rhonda Vincent
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'Queen of Bluegrass' Rhonda Vincent inducted into Grand Ole Opry

By Zoe Hodges, February 8, 2021

The Grammy Award-winning musician, commonly referred to as the ‘Queen of Bluegrass’, became a member of the Opry on Saturday Night (Feb 6).

Holler Country Music
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Amanda Shires & Jason Isbell Perform 'The Problem' on Fallon

By Zoe Hodges, January 25, 2021

The duo performed the single after the release of Shires' all-female reimagining of the empowering track.

Brandi Carlile
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Brandi Carlile Confirms Ryman Auditorium Live Stream Concert

By Zoe Hodges, March 2, 2021

This will be Carlile’s first full band show in over a year. The show is set to take place at the ‘Mother Church of Country Music’ on March 28th at 7pm CT.

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Florida Georgia Line Perform 'Long Live' On Kimmel

By Zoe Hodges, February 17, 2021

The hit single is off their fifth studio album, Life Rolls On, which came out on Friday.

Holler Country Music
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Pilgrimage Festival Have Announced Their Line-Up For 2021

By Zoe Hodges, April 29, 2021

The festival, scheduled to take place September 25th-26th in Franklin, Tennessee, will see Maren Morris and The Dave Matthews band headline.

Cousin Minnie Pearl & Roy Acuff At the Grand Ole Opry
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GUIDEA Guide To: Comedy In Country

By Zoe Hodges, June 9, 2021

Comedy and humour are deeply rooted in country music’s foundations - and not just in specific songs or performances, but in its very culture.

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Garth Brooks Confirms New Chris Gaines Material Is Coming

By Zoe Hodges, March 17, 2021

In 1999, Garth Brooks released an album in character as the fictional rock star Chris Gaines.

Dolly Parton staring in the film 9 to 5
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Dolly Parton re-writes '9 to 5' to '5 to 9' for Super Bowl ad

By Zoe Hodges, February 3, 2021

The song, written for website builder Squarespace, now focuses on side hustles.

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Cam, Maren Morris And Andrea Williams Join Panel Discussion On Rissi Palmer's 'Color Me Country'

By Zoe Hodges, February 15, 2021

Rissi Palmer welcomed Cam, Maren Morris and Andrea Williams onto her Apple Music radio show ‘Color Me Country’ over the weekend.

Holler Country Music
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Dolly Parton Receives Covid Vaccine and Adapts Hit Song 'Jolene'

By Zoe Hodges, March 3, 2021

Dolly Parton has received her first Covid-19 vaccine, and is encouraging others to make sure they do so too.

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Billy Bob's Texas Announce 40th Anniversary Plans

By Zoe Hodges, January 28, 2021

Hank Williams Jr is set to perform at the revered Forth Worth honky-tonk.

Holler Country Music
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The Cadillac Three Release Video For ‘Long After Last Call’

By Zoe Hodges, March 18, 2021

The ACM-nominated trio has partnered with NIVA and #SaveOurStages campaign for the release.

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Luke Bryan To Release Deluxe Edition Of Born Here Live Here Die Here

By Zoe Hodges, February 10, 2021

The deluxe version contains six new tracks.

Album - Slim Whitman - Favourites
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GUIDEThe Classics: Slim Whitman - Favorites

By Zoe Hodges, January 28, 2021

Favorites opened the gateway for country across the seas, breaking records in a place where not even its own superstars could hold those kinds of records.

Holler Country Music
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Amanda Shires Shares All-Female Version of 'The Problem'

By Zoe Hodges, January 25, 2021

Shires shared her plans for the collaboration exclusively with Holler.

Holler Country Music
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Nashville's Exit/In Music Venue Up For Sale

By Zoe Hodges, February 18, 2021

The venue’s future was already uncertain due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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ALBUM REVIEWWanda Jackson - Encore

By Zoe Hodges, August 19, 2021

Wanda Jackson, the Queen of Rockabilly, is back for her Encore - solidifying the notion that the sound she pioneered lives on in the music her younger counterparts are creating today.

Album - Carrie Underwood - My Savior
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Carrie Underwood Unveils Tracklist For 'My Savior'

By Zoe Hodges, February 11, 2021

Underwood made the announcement via Twitter.

Artist - Lily Rose
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Lily Rose Signs to Big Loud / Republic

By Zoe Hodges, January 26, 2021

The TikTok sensation has also shared a video for her debut smash hit 'Villian'

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Vinyl Me, Please To Launch Country Subscription 'VMP Country'

By Zoe Hodges, February 23, 2021

It will launch in March with Johnny Cash's At Folsom Prison.

Album - Logan Mize - Still That Kid
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Logan Mize Releases Video For ‘Practice Swing’

By Zoe Hodges, April 1, 2021

The video paints the picture of a reckless teenage heart navigating a coming of age journey.

Artist - Lainey Wilson
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Lainey Wilson announces new album Sayin' What I'm Thinkin'

By Zoe Hodges, January 22, 2021

The Louisiana-born, Nashville-based artist will release the record on February 19.

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Chapel Hart Share Video for New Single 'I Will Follow'

By Zoe Hodges, February 8, 2021

The trio were selected for CMT's Next Women of Country Class of 2021.

Dolly Parton staring in the film 9 to 5
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Dolly Parton Declines The Offer Of A Statue At The Tennessee State Capitol

By Zoe Hodges, February 19, 2021

“Given all that is going on in the World, I don’t think putting me on a pedestal is appropriate at this time”.

Holler Country Music
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Luke Combs Reveals He Is Working On Album Three

By Zoe Hodges, March 3, 2021

Luke Combs thanks fans for birthday wishes and reveals he is working on album three.

Lady Nade
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Lady Nade Announces New Album, 'Willing'

By Zoe Hodges, March 26, 2021

The Americana singer-songwriter's new record ‘Willing’ is due for release on June 25th.

Holler Country Music
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Colorado’s Country Jam Announces 2021 Headliners

By Zoe Hodges, March 31, 2021

Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith and Luke Combs will top the bill at the festival.

Artist - Raul Malo and Jamey Johnson
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Jamey Johnson and The Mavericks’ Raul Malo duet on ‘To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before’

By Zoe Hodges, February 15, 2021

The duet comes as part of Malo's 'Quarantunes' Series.

Holler Country Music
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Tyler Hubbard Joins Tim McGraw on Apple Music Country

By Zoe Hodges, February 5, 2021

Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard sits down with Tim McGraw on today’s episode of Beyond The Influence Radio on Apple Music Country (Feb 5)

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Kane Brown wins Video of the Year at ACM Awards

By Zoe Hodges, April 14, 2021

Brown was announced as the winner during an interview he was giving on ‘CBS This Morning’.

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Miranda Lambert Announces Three Socially-Distanced Live Shows

By Zoe Hodges, February 11, 2021

The country superstar will play 3 nights at Billy Bob's in Texas this April.

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Jordan Davis Announces New EP ‘Buy Dirt’

By Zoe Hodges, May 4, 2021

The EP which is scheduled to come out on May 21st is produced by Paul DiGiovanni.

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ESSENTIALSThe Best Blake Shelton Songs

By Zoe Hodges, June 17, 2021

As he turns 45 today and celebrates 20 long years in the business, we delve deep into the ultimate Blake Shelton songs.

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James Corden Duets With Andrew Jannakos on ‘Gone Too Soon’

By Zoe Hodges, March 11, 2021

In a TikTok-style video posted to his twitter account, Andrew Jannakos can be heard and seen singing his song with James Corden as each prepares a meal in their respective kitchens.

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Miranda Lambert And Elle King Share New Duet ‘Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)’

By Zoe Hodges, February 26, 2021

An official music video for ‘Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)’ drops later today (February 26th).

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Carrie Underwood’s ‘My Savior' Tops Country and Christian Charts

By Zoe Hodges, April 6, 2021

The record debuts at number one on the Billboard charts, making her the only Country artist to achieve nine consecutive albums to debut at number one since the start of her career.

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Luke Combs releases new video for ‘Forever After All’

By Zoe Hodges, May 4, 2021

His album ‘What You See Is What You Get’ has been certified silver in the UK

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The 2021 ACM Awards Will Return to Nashville

By Zoe Hodges, February 17, 2021

The ceremony, which usually takes place in Las Vegas, was relocated to Nashville last year and shall once again take place in Music City on April 18th.

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Jameson Rodgers Releases New EP

By Zoe Hodges, April 23, 2021

His latest single ‘Cold Beer Calling My Name’ features label mate Luke Combs.

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GUIDEA Guide To: Sun Studio

By Zoe Hodges, January 5, 2021

An in-depth guide to the home of The Man In Black and The King, the Beale Street Blues and a monument of popular contemporary music.

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GUIDEA Guide To: 95 Years of the Grand Ole Opry

By Zoe Hodges, December 18, 2020

The Grand Ole Opry is undoubtably the beating heart of Nashville and Country Music - but how did a weekly radio concert become so significant, not just within Country, but the music industry itself?

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Taylor Swift and Maren Morris Releasing ‘You All Over Me (From The Vault)’ Tomorrow

By Zoe Hodges, March 24, 2021

It's a previously unreleased track, taken from her upcoming re-release of ‘Fearless’ and will feature Morris on backing vocals.

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Dan + Shay Release New Single 'Glad You Exist'

By Zoe Hodges, February 5, 2021

Their latest track is a message of gratitude and hope.

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Margo Price and Nathaniel Rateliff Perform 'Twinkle, Twinkle' on CMT Crossroads

By Zoe Hodges, March 26, 2021

The song which features on Price’s record ‘That’s How Rumours Get Started’ was performed with grit by the pair.

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Eric Church Performs National Anthem at Super Bowl LV

By Zoe Hodges, February 8, 2021

The Chief also shared new single, 'Lynyrd Skynyrd Jones', from one of his forthcoming albums.

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Chris Lane Releases New Song ‘Fill Them Boots’

By Zoe Hodges, April 23, 2021

The song premiered on The Bobby Bones Show and iHeartCountry stations nationwide today.

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Yola announces new album ‘Stand For Myself’

By Zoe Hodges, April 22, 2021

The new album, produced by Dan Auerbach, will be released via Easy Eye Sound on July 30, 2021.

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Sam Morrow releases video for ‘Money Ain’t A Thing’

By Zoe Hodges, April 8, 2021

The song is a standout track off his 2020 album ‘Gettin By On Getting Down’.

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Holly Macve shares new single ‘Daddy’s Gone’

By Zoe Hodges, February 16, 2021

The Irish singer-songwriter released a video to accompany the single.

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Luke Combs To Stream ‘What You See Is What You Get’ Full Concert

By Zoe Hodges, February 16, 2021

The show, which was filmed last year, will take place this Thursday (18/2).

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ESSENTIALSThe Best Garth Brooks Songs

By Zoe Hodges, February 4, 2021

A definitive ranking of country megastar Garth Brooks' best songs.

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Carly Pearce Debuts New Song at the Opry

By Zoe Hodges, March 22, 2021

Pearce took to the hallowed stage on Saturday night to perform a four song set alongside The Isaacs and Craig Morgan.

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Interscope Records and UMG Nashville to join forces to release Kacey Musgraves album.

By Zoe Hodges, April 21, 2021

This unique partnership will release the forthcoming album by the Grammy award-winning artist later in the year.

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Kip Moore Shares First Single From Forthcoming Fifth Studio Album

By Zoe Hodges, April 26, 2021

The singer teamed up with award-winning producer Jay Joyce on the feel-good track ‘Good Life’.

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ALBUM REVIEWTenille Townes - The Lemonade Stand

By Zoe Hodges, December 18, 2020

Townes’ willingness to wear her heart on her sleeve is what makes The Lemonade Stand an integral release of 2020.

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Jimmie Allen and Brad Paisley share new single ‘Freedom Was A Highway’.

By Zoe Hodges, January 29, 2021

The song, which is the latest single from Allen’s ‘Bettie James’ EP, has hit potential.

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Morgan Wade releases video for ‘Wilder Days’

By Zoe Hodges, April 8, 2021

Fresh off the back of the release of her debut album ‘Reckless’, Wade has released the video for lead single ‘Wilder Days’.

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Taylor Swift Makes Grammy Awards History: Full Report

By Zoe Hodges, March 15, 2021

Miranda Lambert, The Highwomen and Billy Strings all win big on the star-studded night.

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Allison Russell Announces Debut Solo Album

By Zoe Hodges, March 19, 2021

Russell was one of the co-founders of the super-group, Our Native Daughters and Birds of Chicago.

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CMA to present exclusive Songwriters Series with Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2

By Zoe Hodges, March 4, 2021

The one hour show will be broadcast on March 11th and will feature Ashley McBryde, Shy Carter, Cam and Brett Young.

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The 2021 ACM Awards Nominees Have Been Revealed

By Zoe Hodges, February 26, 2021

The 2021 ACM Awards will take place across different venues in Nashville including the Grand Ole Opry, the Bluebird Cafe and the Ryman Auditorium on April 18th.

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Esther Rose Shares New Single ‘Good Time’

By Zoe Hodges, February 16, 2021

This latest single is taken from her record 'How Many Times' which comes out March 26th.

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Courtney Marie Andrews Announces Fall Tour

By Zoe Hodges, March 31, 2021

The new dates added in the fall see her visit multiple states across the United States, and nine cities in the UK including London, Manchester and Belfast.

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Dallas Moore announces new album 'The Rain'

By Zoe Hodges, January 27, 2021

Outlaw country artist Dallas Moore has announced a new album, set to be released 9 April; sharing the first single and title track ‘The Rain’, which will be available to download and stream from January 29.

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Mickey Guyton performs 'Black Like Me' on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

By Zoe Hodges, February 2, 2021

The star performed a stripped back version of her hit single last night.

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Jack Ingram, Jon Randall and Miranda Lambert To Release The Marfa Tapes Film

By Zoe Hodges, April 29, 2021

The film will air on May 8th on Miranda Lambert’s facebook page and will be available for 24 hours.

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ESSENTIALSThe Best Dolly Parton Movies

By Zoe Hodges, January 19, 2021

On her 75th Birthday, Holler lists and ranks the film career of the Country Queen herself. From her early 80s blockbusters to more modern-day animations - we rate Dolly Parton's best cinematic performances.

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Jimmie Allen Wins ACM New Male Artist of the Year

By Zoe Hodges, April 9, 2021

ACM Awards host Keith Urban broke the news to Allen while he was working in the studio.

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ESSENTIALSThe Best Jason Aldean Songs

By Zoe Hodges, February 25, 2021

To celebrate his birthday this coming Sunday (2/28), we whittle down the finest songs of the man from Macon, Georgia.

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ALBUM REVIEWCarly Pearce - 29

By Zoe Hodges, February 19, 2021

29 is Carly Pearce at her most vulnerable; the honesty and integrity she displays within these songs is inspiring.

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Brandy Clark Teams Up With Lindsey Buckingham For Rendition Of 'The Past Is The Past'

By Zoe Hodges, March 1, 2021

The song is taken off the deluxe edition of Clark’s grammy nominated album ‘Your Life Is A Record’ which is set to be released this Friday (March 5th).

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Brandi Carlile’s ‘Broken Horses’ Tops The New York Times Best Sellers

By Zoe Hodges, April 15, 2021

In addition to the hardback a very special audiobook edition of the memoir, narrated by Carlile herself, will be released next Tuesday, April 20.

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Dolly Parton’s MusiCares Tribute Coming to Netflix

By Zoe Hodges, March 23, 2021

Parton was the first country artist to be honoured with the MusiCares Person of the year award back in 2019 during a star-studded ceremony in Los Angeles.

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ESSENTIALSThe Best Reba McEntire Songs

By Zoe Hodges, March 25, 2021

To celebrate Reba McEntire's 66th Birthday, we reflect on her illustrious career so far; delving deep into album tracks and picking out the best of her 25 number one hits. These are the best Reba McEntire songs according to Holler!