“Rearview Town,” the Nashville star’s first album since the Las Vegas shooting, debuted at the top of the album chart, pushing Cardi B to No. 2.
Using voice memos, demos, texts and interviews, we reconstruct the wild ride of how Zedd, Maren Morris and a 23-year-old songwriter turned a few chords into an enormous hit, “The Middle.”
Two decades into its career, America’s best-known old-time string band is releasing a new album on a major label. But it’s not letting go of its old-time bona fides.
The singer and songwriter’s first album of his own new music since 2005 confronts loneliness and mortality.
T.J. and John Osborne once faced opposition swimming against the “bro country” tide. Now their brand of rock-oriented country is finding a wider audience.
The country legend’s son, John Carter Cash, helped oversee “Johnny Cash: Forever Words,” an album featuring Elvis Costello, Kacey Musgraves and other kindred spirits.
Two new albums put a spotlight on Nashville’s ongoing, agonized relationship with female performers.
The 34-year-old singer and songwriter’s major-label debut, “Girl Going Nowhere,” is the sound of a confident, gifted artist being her genuine self.
The awards show emphasizes its big names, but there are under-heralded musicians hidden in the nominees for its 84 categories. Here are 17 highlights.