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Chris Young & Kane Brown Reach Number-1 With “Famous Friends”

Chris Young & Kane Brown Reach Number-1 With “Famous Friends”

Congrats to Chris Young and Kane Brown as “Famous Friends” takes over the top spot on the Billboard Country Airplay Chart. Chris, who has racked up 12 number-1s, admits that this trip to the top of the chart is a little more special because he gets to share it with his friend Kane Brown, “Always…MORE

Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about: releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14 finding confidence over the last few years the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019 the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive the…MORE

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter/actress Clare Bowen and her husband, Brandon Robert Young, about: releasing her self-titled debut album in the U.S. on July 12 releasing the album in Germany, U.K. and Australia over the last year starring as Scarlett O’Connor on Nashville for six season growing up in Australia speaking with a Southern U.S.…MORE

Hunter Hayes Talks Self-Discovery, Optimism, Growing Up in the Industry, New Single, Upcoming Album, Touring & More

Hunter Hayes Talks Self-Discovery, Optimism, Growing Up in the Industry, New Single, Upcoming Album, Touring & More

Jim Casey talks with Hunter Hayes about: life-living and self-discovery as a 27-year-old releasing his first single in three years to country radio, “Heartbreak” the genesis of “Heartbreak,” which set the tone for his upcoming album trying to stay optimistic in the face of negativity releasing his self-titled debut album in 2011 growing up in…MORE

Kane Brown Talks New Album, Recent Wedding, Upcoming Tour, Guinness Record & More

Kane Brown Talks New Album, Recent Wedding, Upcoming Tour, Guinness Record & More

Jim Casey talks with Kane Brown about: staying cool under pressure getting married in October releasing his new sophomore album, Experiment, on Nov. 9 learning from the process of making his debut album in 2016 growing as a songwriter working with producer Dan Huff on the new album choosing current Top 10 hit, “Lose It,”…MORE

Locash Talks Family Life, Tailgating Tour, New Single, Upcoming Album & More

Locash Talks Family Life, Tailgating Tour, New Single, Upcoming Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Chris Lucas and Preston Brust of Locash about: new additions to their families signing a new record deal with Broken Bow Records releasing new single, “Feels Like a Party” being known for their feel-good vibes and energetic shows working on their new 11-song album, which is expected to drop in January…MORE

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Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year.

His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year.

Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three award nominations for the song. I mean, there’s so much that’s gone into it and so many people that have fallen in love with it and supported it and, you know, just having a hit with your friend in the first place is great with a song like “Famous Friends” with my buddy Kane Brown, but then to be nominated for three different CMA Awards, including Single of the Year. It’s just incredible.”

Chris, Kane and all the other nominees will learn if they’re taking home trophies, when the 55th Annual CMA Awards are handed out in Nashville on Wednesday November 10 – broadcasted live on ABC.

Photo Credit: Jeff Johnson