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Musgraves Listened To Veteran Singer/Songwriters While Recording “Pageant Material”

Posted On June 24, 2015

Kacey Musgraves went way back while listening to music when she was preparing for her newly released album, "Pageant Material." "Leading up to this record, I was really listening to a lot of - and still am - Jim Croce. I love his writing and his melodies. Of course, Glenn Campbell is a huge influence…

Dave & Whitney Perform Live On Eagle 99.3

Posted On June 23, 2015

Up and coming country music duo Dave & Whitney joined Eagle 99.3's Bubba Bo for a live on-air performance on Tuesday. You can hear the appearance in the audio player below. The musical pair is Hoosier born and raised. Whitney is from Madison. Dave hails from Seymour. They got together musically after each participating in…

Kelsea Ballerini Tops Charts With “Love Me Like You Mean It”

Posted On June 23, 2015

Kelsea Ballerini is celebrating the success of her breakout single "Love Me Like You Mean It." The track rose to number one on Billboard's Country Airplay chart this week.  That makes Kelsea the first female singer to top the chart with her debut single since Carrie Underwood did it back in 2012 with "Blown Away."…

Kris Kristofferson To Be Honored By National Music Council

Posted On June 23, 2015

Kris Kristofferson is set to receive a special honor from the National Music Council. The organization will be paying tribute to his career at next month's 75th annual American Eagle Awards. The prestigious award is presented to artists who've made long-term contributions to America's musical heritage. Other recipients this year will include Charley Pride, Jam Lauderdale,…

Taylor Swift “Elated” By Apple’s New Streaming Policy

Posted On June 23, 2015

Taylor Swift spoke, Apple listened. The pop star tweets that she's "elated" and "relieved" that the company decided to change its policy ahead of its big Apple Music launch.  The decision was a result of an open letter she wrote defending the rights of artists, who, under Apple's previous plan, wouldn't have been paid for…