It’s the slap the country world is still talking about.
Jake Owen’s “Beachin’,” “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” by Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts’ new single “Payback,” Keith Urban’s “Raise ‘Em Up.” All written by Cadillac Three. And yes, they do they wish they kept a few for themselves.
Tailgate parties seem to be everywhere in country music these days. But it turns out that, lyrically, this ‘bro country’ staple is a recent phenomenon. So who sang about them first?
Tim McGraw is a good ol’ country boy, but in video, posted by TMZ, from a recent show in Atlanta, GA McGraw appears to slap a female fan. The singer has now come out to explain his actions.
In their collaborative music video for “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” McGraw and Faith Hill make a case for stepping out of the fast lane and slowing things down.
From the pain of a George Jones classic and the simple joys of the Judds, on up to the determination of Dierks Bentley to move ahead even as he ‘holds on,’ these ten songs show different shades of nostalgia in contemporary country music.
McGraw appeared on “The Voice” this week to debut “City Lights,” another new song purportedly from his upcoming album “Sundown Heaven Town.”
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?
With their single, “The South,” Cadillac Three were looking to give the kids of today a song that they could relate to, just as they had related to Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama” when they were little.
Bentley and Crow will perform “I Hold On,” Brice will perform his ACM-nominated “I Drive Your Truck” and Paisley will make the national television debut of his new single “River Bank.”
Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have also been added to the already impressive bill of the television special, which airs in May. LL Cool J and actor Chris O’Donnell will host.
You probably don’t think of Tim McGraw as a psychedelic kind of guy. But he sure shows his colorful side in his trippy new video “Lookin’ for That Girl.”
The third annual festival along the Columbia River in Washington also will feature Billy Currington, the Eli Young Band, Joe Diffie, Randy Houser, Justin Moore, Kip Moore, Cassadee Pope, Chase Rice and Dallas Smith.