Singer-songwriter Ashley Monroe, known for being one-third of the Pistol Annies, is on the mend. She was forced to cancel several shows last week after being admitted for a severe kidney infection on Friday (July 11).
Angaleena Presley, best known for her role as Holler Annie in the Pistol Annies with Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe, will be releasing her debut album titled “American Middle Class” on October 14 via Slate Creek Records.
“Producing this album was important to me because of its content – I’ve lived every word of it and knew exactly how I wanted it to sound,” Angaleena Presley said.
Hunter Hayes and Ashley Monroe will team up for the 12th CMT on Tour, aptly titled Hunter Hayes’ Let’s Be Crazy Tour. This isn’t the first time the two have joined forces, though.
“I wanted our finished video to feel like an artifact from 1971,” said video director David McClister, “an archival piece that had been re-discovered from the vaults of a local TV station.”
“When it came time to record this album Vince [Gill] heard ‘Weed Instead of Roses’ and he goes, ‘I’m not doing the album unless you record that.’”
Instead, Miranda Lambert will perform solo during all scheduled shows this month.
Indie rock reigns this week as Vampire Weekend debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 134,000 copies of the band’s third album, ‘Modern Vampires of the City’, according to data from Nielsen SoundScan.
A solid year for country music on the charts continues this week, as Lady Antebellum takes the top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart.
The Pistol Annies revealed the new music video for their sassy single “Hush Hush” that’s made all the more fun because it includes some of the bandmates’ real-life family members.
Every Tuesday, we run down the week’s new full-length music releases, from charting hits to more obscure depths, the underrated and the overrated.
With a chorus of “chew tobacco, chew tobacco, chew tobacco, spit,” and lyrics about Bocephus, honky-tonks, and being “backwoods legit,” Blake Shelton’s ‘Boys Round Here’ video has fun with clichés.
“He can be very sentimental and you don’t know how to take it,” Clarkson admitted.
Mocking the fact that Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan don’t know “how to do the dougie” while singing about beers and girls, the boys brought the bar to the stage with some help from a few more of their friends.
“I think she’s so deserving of Entertainer of the Year and I know that it would mean the world to her if she got that,” she said.
Miranda is one of country’s hottest stars right now, thanks to a series of hit songs including “The House That Built Me,” “Over You,” and “Mama’s Broken Heart.” She has a “fiery personality” and is, as one of our panel of music experts notes, “the girl that girls wish they had the guts to be.”