Jake Owen Talks New Album, Success of Recent Singles, ACM Awards Nomination, Drifting Through Life & More

Jake Owen Talks New Album, Success of Recent Singles, ACM Awards Nomination, Drifting Through Life & More

Jim Casey talks with Jake Owen about:

  • creating his sixth studio album, Greetings From . . . Jake
  • what ties the album together
  • picking the 14 songs for the new album
  • the all-star group of Nashville songwriters who have cuts on the album
  • the success of singles “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” and “Down to the Honkytonk”
  • earning a nomination for ACM Single of the Year for “Down to the Honkytonk”
  • selecting “River of Time” for the new album
  • having fun and “drifting through life”
  • hitting the festival circuit this spring and summer

Podcast participants:

  • Jake Owen
  • Jim Casey, editor in chief of Nash Country Daily

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Garth Brooks – One of the 5 Honorees for Kennedy Center Honors 2021

Garth Brooks – One of the 5 Honorees for Kennedy Center Honors 2021

Congrats to Garth Brooks — he’s been named as one of the honorees for the 43rd Kennedy Center Honors. Along with Garth, the lifetime achievements of Debbie AllenJoan BaezMidori and Dick Van Dyke will be celebrated. When he learned of the honor, Garth shared, “I’m humble. I’m proud. I’m all the good things.”

The Kennedy Center Honors will air June 6 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

Photo Credit: Becky Fluke