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 Jan 17, 2018
Artists To Watch In 2018

We are excited about all the new music coming in 2018 from our clients! Kassi Ashton, Muscadine Bloodline, and Steve Moakler were all honored this year by being included in some of the industry's annual "Artists To Watch" lists. Check out all the links below!


Kassi Ashton

The Bobby Bones Show: Class of 2018

CMT: "Listen Up" Artists to Watch in 2018

CMT: New Women of Country 2018

HuffPost: 10 Country Artists to Watch in 2018

Tennessean: 11 Nashville Artists Who Could Break Out in 2018


Muscadine Bloodline 

HuffPost: 10 Country Arists to Watch in 2018

Battered and Brewed: 12 Artists to Watch in 2018


Steve Moakler

AXS: 2018 Country Artists to Watch


 

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 Jan 11, 2018
NPR Features Dierks Bentley’s ‘The Mountain’

Listen to a sneak peek of the title track on Dierks’ 9th studio album here, co-written by our own Natalie Hemby! 

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 Jan 11, 2018
Women's Lunch Benefit Concert with Lori McKenna

Enjoy a night of songs, stories and supporting women experiencing homelessness and poverty in Lori's hometown of Boston, MA on January 25th! Grab your tickets and support the cause here!

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 Jan 8, 2018
Country Music Hall of Fame to honor Lori McKenna
The Country Music Hall of Fame has named Lori McKenna the newest honoree to its Poets and Prophets series, a salute to songwriters who have made significant contributions to country music. This interview and performance takes place in the Museum's Ford Theater on March 3rd, and will be illustrated with vintage photos, film footage, and recordings. After the program Lori will sign commemorative Hatch Show Print posters. 


Admission is free with museum admission or membership, and museum members can reserve program passes in advance by emailing reservations@countrymusichalloffame.org. The program also will be live-streamed at http://countrymusichalloffame.org/streaming and is presented by SunTrust in support of the exhibit "Tim McGraw & Faith Hill: Mississippi Woman, Louisiana Man"

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 Jan 4, 2018
Kassi Ashton and Muscadine Bloodline named to HuffPost's "10 Country Artists to Watch in 2018" List

HuffPost released its annual "Artists to Watch" list and Creative Nation clients Kassi Ashton and Muscadine Bloodline were included on the 2018 edition. Kassi Ahston recently signed with Interscope Records / UMG Nashville with new music on the way this year, and Muscadine Bloodline is about to embark on a month-long concert tour to support their new single "Movin' On." This same list featured Carly Pearce, Brett Young, and Luke Combs in 2017. Read the full article here


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 Dec 27, 2017
Best of 2017

We've compiled all of the 2017 year-end lists featuring cuts by our artists, songwriters, and producers. Congratulations to all for the recognition!


Natalie Hemby - Puxico

Rolling Stone Country - 40 Best Country and Americana Albums of 2017 

Stereogum - The 10 Best Country Albums of 2017

American Songwriter - Top 25 Albums of 2017

Pop Matters - Best Americana Albums of 2017

UPROXX - Best Country Albums 2017

B-Sides & Badlands - 50 Best Songs of 2017

CMT - Favorite 17 Albums of 2017

Born Country - Top 40 Country Albums of 2017

The Boot - Top 10 Country Albums of 2017

Whisky Riff - Top 30 Albums of 2017

Garden & Gun - The 17 Best Southern Albums of 2017


Harry Styles - Harry Styles (co-written & produced by Tyler Johnson)

Billboard - 50 Best Albums of 2017

TIME - Best Albums 2017

Variety - The Best Albums of 2017

Complex - Best Albums of 2017


Sam Smith - The Thrill of It All (co-written & produced by Tyler Johnson)

Rolling Stone - 50 Best Albums of 2017


Cam - "Diane" (co-written & produced by Tyler Johnson)

Rolling Stone Country - 25 Best Country Songs of 2017


Little Big Town - The Breaker (co-written by Luke LairdLori McKenna & Barry Dean)

Rolling Stone Country - 40 Best Country Albums of 2017


Faith Hill & Tim McGraw - The Rest of Our Life (co-written by Lori McKenna & Barry Dean)

CMT - Favorite 17 Albums of 2017


Little Big Town - "When Someone Stops Loving You" (co-written by Lori McKenna)

Rolling Stone - 25 Best Country Songs of 2017


Lindsay Ell - The Project (co-written by Mags Duval)

Billboard - The 10 Best Country Albums of 2017

Taste of Country - Best Albums of 2017

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