With T-Pain writing songs in Nashville, country artists using Auto-Tune, and EDM seeping onto country radio, has Music City gone crazy? Or are these developments simply a sign that the walls between musical genres aren’t as impenetrable as some might have thought?
Songwriter Chase Rice and both Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line go ‘behind the song’ and talk about the origins of FGL’s first No. 1 hit “Cruise,” which has been nominated for Two ACM Awards.
Special guests on the duo’s This Is How We Roll Tour are Nelly and Chris Lane. Initial tour dates start in May.
The rapper has nothing but love when it comes to the St. Louis Cardinals and Rams.
Check out this handy list of what happened at the AMAs, each with an individual award of its own. From Miley’s psychedelic cat fantasies to Lady Gaga and R. Kelly’s West Wing drama, there certainly was no shortage of entertainment.
Lorde, Haim, and Nelly — three words, three albums and only one of them garners the Radio.com Album Of The Week award. Is Justin Timberlake still seeing clearly? Is Danny Brown still pushing boundaries? Find out in the rundown of this week’s new releases
‘Bangerz’ features huge names such as Britney Spears, Big Sean, Nelly, Ludacris, Future, and French Montana, as well as high-value producers such as Mike Will Made It, Pharrell, and Dr. Luke.
“This is my first time working with Nicki but she brings the energy, charisma and her star power and I think that’s what the video is about. It’s just about that star power, energy, and the hypeness of the joint.”
This week, July 15-19, sees the return of R&B stateswoman Ciara, the national debut of Americana up-and-comer Pokey LaFarge, and, if the world loves us all, a reunion performance of ‘Full House’ band Jesse and the Rippers.
Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley say they’ve already written over a dozen songs “that we can’t not cut.”
“We’re huge fans of him. I don’t think we could have picked anybody better,” Brian Kelley said.
“When Nelly’s excited about something that you’re doing…it makes it official.”
“We heard he was a fan of what we were doing and the song. We knew he wanted to do it and literally a day or two later we had the track and we cranked it up on the bus,” Brian Kelley said.