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[Watch] Dolly Parton Helps Launch YouTube Kids’ Reading Month Initiative

Dolly Parton reading month

Dolly Parton has long been a major advocate for children’s literacy. Inspired by her own father’s illiteracy, the country icon launched her Imagination Library in 1995. The program gifts free books to children from birth until the age of five so kids of any economic background have access to books. Now, the singer has partnered … Read more

Randy Travis Gives Nod To Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina and More With Curated Playlist

Randy Travis has established himself as a true country legend. With 17 No. 1 singles, including “Forever and Ever Amen” and “Three Wooden Crosses,” the North Carolina native is more than qualified to weigh in on today’s country. Randy is using his many years of experience to share some of his favorite tunes with fans. … Read more

Michelle Obama Made a Valentine’s Day Playlist for Barack Obama and It’s So Good

In all of my years, I think I’ve only had a Valentine on Valentine’s Day a few times. But, you know, I’m not against the holiday. It’s great. It’s even better when you can kind of ease into watching other people celebrate their life-long commitment to each other with a great Spotify playlist. Especially when … Read more

17 Sexiest Country Music Songs, As Voted By One Country Readers

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day and sexy country music, we asked our readers to tell us what they think of when they think “sexiest country music song ever.” Turns out, most of them think about Conway Twitty, Josh Turner, Billy Currington and Keith Urban. Others think about a Chase Rice cover song and one … Read more

11 Country Music Hits That Would Be Awkwardly Hilarious To See Figure Skaters Use During the Olympics

For the first time in the history of the Olympics Games, this year in, in Pyeongchang figure skaters— pair or individuals– can use songs with lyrics in their routines. Of course, people will still be boring us with “Swan Lake,” but someone is also bound to skate to Justin Bieber. So, all of this has … Read more

12 Best Country Music Songs By Men Named Tracy (or Trace)

Currently in Hollywood, there are multiple men named Chris that are super famous and leading men in several movie franchises. Nashville even has three men named Chris who are consistently in the spotlight. But, let’s talk about a few guys named Tracy/e. Combined, Tracy Lawrence, Tracy Byrd and Trace Adkins have 15 No. 1 singles, … Read more

24 Songs I Couldn’t Stop Listening to in 2017

As someone who reviews, listens to and attends concerts as a part of their job, it’s hard for me to always know what I really like, versus who I really like as a person or a songwriter. Usually, I can gauge my true feelings on a song or album if I listened to it outside … Read more

Is Christmas Music The Worst or The Best?

This week on the podcast we tackle the second most polarizing genre in music– Christmas music. When can you listen to it? Should you listen to it? Why are people still recording it? What’s the best original Christmas music? Drew loves classic Christmas tunes from Nat King Cole and Bing Crosby. Lauren basically listens to … Read more

Playlist: 51st Annual CMA Awards

As we prepare for the upcoming 51st Annual CMA Awards, we can’t help but only listen to nominated artists for the next few days. This year, Miranda Lambert is nominated is five CMA Awards including Album of the Year and Single and Song of the Year for Weight of These Wings and “Tin Man,” respectively. … Read more

Country Air Podcast, Episode 12: In-Depth New Music Discussion

The last few weeks in country music have been huge for fans who love new music. As Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Stapleton, Tim McGraw and Faith HIll, and Luke Bryan prepare to launch new albums, we’ve already gotten new full releases from Shania Twain, Carly Pearce, Dolly Parton, Darius Rucker and Jessie James Decker. Plus new … Read more