Christmas is coming a little early for Kelly Clarkson. “Wrapped in Red,” the singer’s first collection of holiday tunes, will hit stores Oct. 29. “I have been dying to make this album since I was a kid!” Clarkson tweeted this week. The pop star recruited some of her country heroes to lend their voices to […]
About BevilleBeville is Slacker's country correspondent and host of our New Country First station. A CMA award winner for music journalism, she can't carry a tune in a bucket but spends a lot of her time in Nashville enjoying those who can.
How about a history lesson that doesn’t make you fall asleep? On our brand-new station, Country A-Z, Slacker gives you a compelling country music history lesson that spans almost a century, from the genre’s earliest roots to the pop-laden tunes of today. Our country experts have gone through the alphabet and chosen for each letter […]
Less than two dozen artists on the planet can boast 34 No. 1 singles, so there was a big reason for Tim McGraw to celebrate this week in Nashville. Friends and colleagues threw a party for the country superstar in midtown Music City to commemorate his 34th chart-topper, “Highway Don’t Care,” which also features Taylor […]
Quick: Tell us what your newest favorite song is and why in 140 characters or less. Twitter has become a major player in the music business, with millions of users tweeting about what they’re listening to and sharing songs with their followers. Slacker has our ears open to what’s chirping, so we’ve created a Twitter […]
It’s been a long time since an act has shot to superstardom as quickly as Florida Georgia Line. The country duo, comprised of Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, signed their first major label record deal just one year ago … and what a year it’s been! They have already scored quadruple platinum sales of their […]
Dynamo country duo Sugarland has always incorporated a hodgepodge of influences in their platinum-selling music, blending country with pop, rock and soul, and even going so far as to cover Beyonce and Pearl Jam. So it’s no surprise that when lead singer Jennifer Nettles stepped out on her own to make a solo album, she […]