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Story by Hayden Goodridge / Contributing Writer Margo Price somehow manages to fall outside any and all norms of country music. Signed to the famed Third Man Records in Nashville, the 34-year-old singer-songwriter was taken under the wing of the label’s curator and rock-giant, Jack White. On her 2016 debut, “Midwest Farmer’s Daughter,” Price established …

Middle Tennessee State University’s very own sophomore and music business major Kristi Hoopes took her singing talents to Los Angeles on Season 13 of NBC’s hit show “The Voice.” The 19-year-old swooned three judges — Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Jennifer Hudson — with her rendition of Trisha Yearwood’s “Heaven, Heartache and the Power of …

Story by Erin Alexander / Contributing Writer Dolly​ ​Parton​ ​is​ ​known​ ​nationwide​ ​for​ ​that​ ​classic​ ​country​ ​sound.​ The icon released her​ ​first​ ​album, “Hello I’m Dolly,”​​ ​50 years​ ​ago. Fast-forward half a century, and ​she’s still producing new music for her fans. Except these fans are a bit younger than Parton’s general audience. Parton’s​ ​first​ …

Story by Gabrielle Brunner / Contributing Writer 2017 ACM Male Vocalist Thomas Rhett released his third album, “Life Changes,” Friday, and the highly anticipated album includes both country and pop influences, centered around the singer-songwriter’s life experiences. Leading up to the release, Rhett first dropped his single “Craving You,” which features country music favorite Maren …

Story by LB Rogers / Contributing Writer Singer-songwriter Kip Moore released his third studio album, “Slowheart,” Friday via MCA Nashville. Prior to the release, Moore dropped the album’s leading single “More Girls Like You” in February, and the love-focused track only gave fans more to look forward to in his full album. Derived from a …

Country music superstar Brett Eldredge dropped his newest album “Brett Eldredge” at midnight last night, and the self-titled album perfectly blends the met expectations for what an album should contain with a taste of something fans didn’t quite know they needed. Since its release, the country album has already managed to claim the #1 all …