Music Spotlight: Colton James

Jan 13, 2023 at 03:56 pm by Bethany Bowman 1

 Colton James hails from a small town near Franklin, Virginia. Both of his grandmothers played piano and organ at church while his mother had a strong singing voice. Jame.... Read More

Tom Wopat Releases ‘Simple Man’

Jan 02, 2023 at 09:39 pm by Bethany Bowman 5

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Long before Luke Duke was sliding across the hood of the General Lee, Tom Wopat was making music. He has been singing since he was a child and thought o.... Read More

Becca Bowen Releases Debut Album

Dec 21, 2022 at 02:11 pm by Bethany Bowman 3

When I featured Becca Bowen in the past, I did not realize that she had never released a full-length album. She has had several successful singles including my personal favori.... Read More

Brenda Lee and Ray Stevens Honored With the Cecil Scaife Visionary Award

Dec 16, 2022 at 07:05 am by Bethany Bowman 4

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - On a Sunday night that was years in the making, Brenda Lee and Ray Stevens were honored with the Cecil Scaife Visionary Award which raises money for the.... Read More

Music/Author Spotlight: Aiden Adams

Dec 14, 2022 at 08:49 pm by Bethany Bowman 5

I’ve featured hundreds of artists and even a few authors. But when I got the email about Aiden Adams, I found that he has written six books and several songs. And he i.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Ashley Cooke

Dec 13, 2022 at 08:15 pm by Bethany Bowman 6

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - After hearing her on Sirius XM the Highway and seeing her fun and vibrant social media posts, I was instantly drawn to Ashley Cooke. I was excited to fe.... Read More
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Spotlight on Miss Tennessee, Lauren Dickson

Dec 08, 2022 at 05:05 pm by Bethany Bowman 7

NASHVILLE, TN - Miss Tennessee 2022 is Lauren Dickson. The Parsons native and Miss Lexington 2021 was selected from a class of 36 candidates to become Miss Tennessee on J.... Read More

Kimberly Dawn Releases New Song for the Holidays, ‘Life Changing’

Dec 01, 2022 at 08:19 am by Bethany Bowman 3

Music Spotlight artist Kimberly Dawn has always been a huge fan of Christmas and Christmas music. In fact, in 2015, she released a full album, Christmas on My Mind, comprised.... Read More

‘Enchant’ Christmas Spectacular is Lighting Up First Horizon Park

Nov 30, 2022 at 01:00 pm by Bethany Bowman 1

Nashville, Tennessee Enchant, the world’s largest holiday-themed light event is taking place at the Nashville Sounds’ stadium, First Horizon Park from now unt.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Mackenzie Carpenter

Nov 30, 2022 at 10:47 am by Bethany Bowman 3

NASHVILLE, Tennessee  - Those who follow my column know I find a lot of my new artists from the Song Suffragettes or Sirius XM’s The Highway. On the Highway, they f.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Jo Smith

Nov 28, 2022 at 10:10 am by Bethany Bowman 24

When I heard that Jo Smith was releasing a new independent record, I knew her name sounded familiar to me. In the past, it turns out that Smith has worked with RCA Records and.... Read More

Music Spotlight: Shaylen

Nov 25, 2022 at 11:00 pm by Bethany Bowman 147

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Shaylen (Carroll) grew up in Allen, a suburb of Dallas, Texas. It was there that she first began performing, singing in.... Read More

Jamie O’Neal Releases Debut Holiday Album ‘Spirit & Joy’

Nov 21, 2022 at 09:32 am by Bethany Bowman 10

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Those who follow Jamie O’Neal know she is from a musical family and has grown up in the business. Her first studio album, Shiver, went gold in 200.... Read More

WhistlePig and Brothers Osborne Release Limited Edition Whiskey

Nov 17, 2022 at 02:56 pm by Bethany Bowman 20

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - WhistlePig Whiskey and Grammy Award-winning country music duo and reigning CMA Duo of the Year Brothers Osborne are celebrating 100 for all, all fo.... Read More

Daniel Borge Releases ‘Backseat Backroad’

Nov 04, 2022 at 03:24 pm by Bethany Bowman 11

NASHVILLE, Tennessee - One of my previous Music Spotlight artists, Norwegian-born Daniel Borge, has one of the most interesting ‘how I got to country music/Nashville&rsq.... Read More