An infectious mix of pop and soul, Heather Batchelor is one of the Nashville pop scene’s brightest new stars.
As more and more women are coming together to say ‘Times Up’ to sexual harassment in the entertainment industry, women in country music are beginning to bring the conversation into a genre so plagued with misogyny and harassment.
Despite what people may be saying these days about full-length records not making sense in the streaming world, there is still no greater art in music than an album. These ten albums were the best albums created by women in country music this year, and they're all worth a thorough listen.
First came the songs, second comes the demos. Here is my list of the best songs by women singing country music that were uploaded to SoundCloud over the last year.
The end of the year is an ideal time to reflect on the best and most important music of the last twelve months, so that's what this website will be doing until the end of the year. Here's the first one: Queens of Country's Best Songs of 2017.
I wish. But since the Grammy committee failed at recognizing a lot of the great country music that’s come out over the last year, here’s my edited list of the 2018 Country Grammy Nominations.
Sarah Darling's record Dream Country was released last December, but here's a chance to get a new look into the making and inspiration behind the record. From Darling herself, we go song by song through Dream Country.
If Kelsea Ballerini succeeds in country music with a pop album, where does traditional country belong?
Unapologetically is such a perfect name for Ballerini's second record. She released The First Time, dealt with all the 'not-country' criticism, and made it to the other side of that battlefield with three number one singles. So safe to say, she should feel unapologetic about her sound and her music, because it's working. She's found success.
From the four year long wait between Danielle Bradbery's first record and even hints of a second record, to Cassadee Pope being dropped from Big Machine, right now is not a great time for female records in country music. But, here are some albums expected to come out at some point that country music needs now. Right now.
A little bit more than halfway through the year, and the women of country music are already putting out some of the best music I've heard in a while. Even though this is a list of strictly female artists, I firmly believe that even if the men were included, these are still five of the best records released this year. In no particular order, here we go.