#ListenUp: Country Music Rocks Featured Playlist: June 2017

The days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, and summer is right around the corner – finally! With the new season approaching, we’ve got a hot new playlist for you to enjoy all month long! Check out our featured playlist for the month of June. Be sure to add your favorites to your […]

Granger Smith Announces New Single “Happens Like That”

 Granger Smith took to social media this morning revealing the title, artwork and release date of his new single. “Happens Like That” will be available worldwide on Friday, May 19 and will impact radio Monday, June 12. He posted: “HAPPENS LIKE THAT”… my brand new single available everywhere May 19! #HappensLikeThat  “Happens Like That” is the […]

2017 CMA Music Festival Lineup Revealed

After days of social teases, the lineup for the 2017 CMA Music Festival is here! The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience takes place Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11 in downtown Nashville. The announcement of the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium lineup were announced on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Taking the big stage are Country Music superstars Trace […]

The New Faces of Country Music Delivered Fantastic Performances To Close Out CRS 2017

The 2017 Country Radio Seminar (CRS) came to an end with the CRS New Faces of Country Music Show. This year’s talent featured Maren Morris, Drake White, William Michael Morgan, Jon Pardi and Granger Smith, all of which have made a significant impression on the genre. Radio and industry personnel were treated to an evening […]

CountryMusicRocks Top 16 Albums of 2016

2016 has been an epic year in country music. The albums released throughout the year have been stellar, and the challenge was on when it came down to selecting our Top 16 albums of 2016! With the massive release of top quality material throughout the year, we’ve selected sixteen albums that made a significant impression […]