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“A Very Kacey Christmas” Album Review

Released in mid-October, Kacey Musgrave’s Christmas album has received plenty of positive reviews and much overall success. This album is unique because it caters to a wide range of listeners. Kacey’s signature country style is meshed with a plethora of genres, creating a very well-received response from listeners – many who claim this album to be a “breath of fresh air”. In an interview with Sounds Like Nashville, Kacey noted, “I love Christmas music, but there are a million different versions of these songs that we’ve heard our whole lives, so it was a really fun challenge to say, ‘How do I take these songs and put my own spin on them? What would Christmas sound like coming from me?’ It’s

Country Music Grammy Nominees of 2017 and Their Reactions!

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will certainly one you don’t want to miss. The last time TWO country music artists were nominated for the “Best New Artist” category was over a decade ago. Maren Morris is already shocked by the amount of success she already has received this year, including winning the new artist CMA award. Now, without much surprise, she has been nominated for four different categories, announced Tuesday morning, December 6th. Maren posted a recent Instagram photo of her holding a bottle of champagne, captioned, “When you ugly cry but it doesn't matter because you're a Grammy nom.” Kelsea Ballerini, not falling far behind, takes the other country spot in the Best New Artist c

Interview With New Country Artist, Ashley Taylor

Last week, we had the opportunity to interview the fabulous Ashley Taylor – a country music singer, songwriter, and guitar player out of Bakersfield, California. After a warm welcome, we first asked her to tell us a little about herself and how she got her start with music. When describing her hometown, Ashley laughed, “I’m from Bakersfield California, itty bitty little farm town. It’s not your typical, you know, like, Hollywood type deal.” Bakersfield, California is known for its dubbed name, “the original Nashville”, stemming from its history. Because of this, Taylor was surrounded by music all through childhood. On top of being in this environment, Ashley was heavily influenced by her gra

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