Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone Discussing Misheard Lyrics is You and Your Best Friend

Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Stone aren’t just Hollywood A-listers who happen to be two of the finest actors of their generation, they’re also BFFs and hilarious. Recently, the pair sat down with W Magazine to discuss a plethora of things they have in common, but the best part of the interview was all about music. … Read more

Dan + Shay’s “Tequila” is A Country Music Drinkin’ Song That Doesn’t Suck

Admittedly, when I saw Dan + Shay were releasing a new single called “Tequila,” I rolled my eyes. Modern country music hasn’t exactly excelled at country music drinkin’ songs, you know. But, Dan + Shay‘s new single isn’t about drinking tequila and partying. It’s not about drinking tequila and having your clothes fall off, it’s … Read more

9 Country Music Hits That Could Easily Be Christmas Classics

‘Tis the season, right? But, what about when you want to listen to a little Sam Hunt on Christmas morning? Just make it work. Yes, that’s right– anything can be a Christmas carol, if you want it to be. 9 Country Music Hits That Could Easily Be Christmas Classics: 1. “Santa’s On A Back Road” … Read more

A Deeper Look Into Wham!’s “Last Christmas” Lyrics and Video

Wham!’s “Last Christmas” is one of the highest-selling Holiday singles of all-time, yet it’s kind of sad. The video is also very perplexing. First, a look at the lyrics. Written by George Michael and originally released in 1984, this is the saddest tale of gift-giving ever. Last Christmas, the narrator gave someone his heart, but … Read more

Luke Bryan Made Sure the Word ‘Neurotic’ Was In His Hit Single, “Light It Up”

After some extensive research, it seems like Luke Bryan might be one of the first country music artists to ever use the word “neurotic” in a song. Rock legends like John Lennon and Chicago have been able to use the phrase, but not quite like Luke on his current hit single, “Light It Up.“ In … Read more

13 Best Country Music Lyrics of the Year

As we near the end of 2017, it’s only fitting that One Country shares a few of those classic, end of the year lists. Like you, we are kind of bored with the typical end of the year lists, so we’re putting our own spin on a few! While songs like “Body Like A Back … Read more

Neal McCoy’s “Take A Knee, My Ass (I Won’t Take A Knee)” is a Grammatical Nightmare, Among Other Things

In 1994, Neal McCoy released his first No. 1 single, “Wink.” McCoy was mildly successful before that song and has since released successful singles, but none have made a splash quite as quickly as his brand new, patriotic tune about protesting during the playing of the National Anthem, “Take A Knee, My Ass (I Won’t).” … Read more

Instant Reactions to Every Track on Taylor Swift’s ‘reputation’ (It’s Good and You Might Not Hate It)

Here’s how this is going to go: I turned on Taylor Swift‘s sixth studio album, reputation, and started with track No. 2 and went down the list and captured the first thoughts that came to my mind. I looked up a few lyrics when necessary, but read no other commentary. For me, this is about … Read more

7 Best Lyrical Turns on Kelsea Ballerini’s New ‘Unapologetically’ Album

Kelsea Ballerini’s sophomore album, UnapologeticallyUnapologetically, is finally here and this one comes without a tweet from Taylor Swift, but support from some of Nashville’s most respected and successful songwriters in Nashville. While Ballerini’s debut album, The First Time, was ultra-successful it’s easy to tell she’s grown leaps and bounds in her songwriting, musicality and life … Read more

Kelly Clarkson’s “Whole Lotta Woman” is Beyonce Meets Bruno Mars in the Empowering Anthem Every Woman Should Listen To Immediately

Kelly Clarkson has always been her own artist with her own voice, but that doesn’t mean she isn’t influenced by other artists. Especially other artists that grew up down the road from her. Clarkson’s “Whole Lotta Woman,” off her new Meaning of Life album, could easily be a track from Beyonce and more than once … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini Releases Sassy, Empowering “Miss Me More” (And Dang! It’s Fire)

Look out world, the sassy, sultry Kelsea Ballerini is here and it’s a good look (and sound) on her. Kelsea has been telling us for a while now that her new album, Unapologetically, came together in three parts– loss, life and love. “Miss Me More” is definitely the loss part and definitely about her break-up … Read more

Taylor Swift Drops “Gorgeous,” an Ultra, Sugary Sweet Millenial Love Letter to Boyfriend Joe Alwyn

Taylor Swift‘s “Gorgeous” is track 8 off her upcoming reputation album and it’s a romantic ode to someone with ocean blue eyes who is so gorgeous Swift can’t even say anything to his face. Swift’s album is due out November 10 and her reps confirmed in May that she is in fact dating actor Joe … Read more