Brad Paisley Earns His 24th No. 1 Song With “Today”

Brad Paisley has topped the charts 24 times. “Today” took the top slot on the Country Aircheck/Mediabase chart. The tune was penned by Brad, Chris DuBois and Ashley Gorley. That makes it the 21st song that Brad has penned that has gone No. 1. Concurrently, Jon Pardi’s “Dirt On My Boots” has hit the top … Read more

LoCash Would Become Patriots Fans if Tom Brady Would Respond to Their Tweets About “Ring on Every Finger”

Listen, Tom Brady, we’ve got a song just for you. All you have to do is respond to the song’s performers, LoCash, on Twitter. Easy peasy. Don’t be weirded out that it’s by two guys. One Country’s Kelly Sutton and I caught up with the duo at the No. 1 party for “I Know Somebody” … Read more

Thomas Rhett Used to Get Homework Help from Blake Shelton on His Way to Trying Not to Be a Country Music Superstar

Thomas Rhett’s dad, Rhett Akins, is a country music superstar in his own right, especially when it comes to songwriting. So, you could say country music superstardom is in Rhett’s blood even though he kind of tried to avoid it. During a sit-down interview with Willie Geist on “Sunday Today,” Rhett shared, “I was doing … Read more

9 Songs That Date Themselves

You probably don’t realize how much technology there is in country music. Over the past 60 years, America has grown leaps and bounds. The advances in simple technologies has become part of our culture and thus part of our music. Here is a list of songs — while still being completely awesome — date themselves … Read more

Luke Bryan Sings “Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day” with His Three Favorite Songwriters at the Ryman Auditorium

The Peach Pickers are arguably the most successful songwriting trio in Nashville (today). Made up of Georgia natives Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip, they have a combined 60 No. 1 hits to their credit (many of those together), more album cuts than one could count and a number of songwriter of the year … Read more

Thomas Rhett and His Dad Sing “That Ain’t My Truck” and “Boys ‘Round Here”

Thomas Rhett has only released two full-length albums, but he’s got five No. 1 singles off those albums and few more Top 10 singles for artists like Lee Brice, Florida Georgia Line and Jason Aldean. Rhett Akins had a headstart on his son, but he’s written 18 No. 1 singles, was named BMI Songwriter of … Read more

6 Country Music Songs From 1996 You Definitely Forgot About

1996 was a big year for country music with breakout acts Faith Hill and Tim McGraw becoming household names, Shania Twain scored a couple of No. 1 hits and legendary artists like George Strait and Garth Brooks were doing their thing. But, what about some of those other songs? The ones you definitely forgot about– … Read more