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“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Honey County

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Honey County

Elaina Smith is back with the second season of her award-winning podcast, Breaking Thru With Elaina, formerly titled Women Want to Hear Women. Season 2/Episode 6 features Elaina talking with Dani Rose, Devon Jane and Katie Stump of the trio Honey County. Elaina chats with the ladies about forming their trio, what their journey in…MORE

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Bailey Bryan

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Bailey Bryan

Elaina Smith is back with the second season of her award-winning podcast, Breaking Thru With Elaina, formerly titled Women Want to Hear Women. Season 2/Episode 5 features Elaina talking with Bailey Bryan, who chats about growing up in Sequim, Wash., her country music roots, moving to Nashville four years ago, learning about the industry, struggling…MORE

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Trisha Yearwood

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Trisha Yearwood

Elaina Smith is back with the second season of her award-winning podcast, Breaking Thru With Elaina, formerly titled Women Want to Hear Women. Season 2/Episode 2 features Elaina’s bucket-list guest, Trisha Yearwood, who will release her upcoming album, Every Girl, this fall. Trisha stopped by the show to talk about women in country music, standing…MORE

Elaina Smith Wins Gracie Award for “Women Want to Hear Women” Podcast

Elaina Smith Wins Gracie Award for “Women Want to Hear Women” Podcast

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation announced the winners for the 44th annual Gracie Awards, which recognize exemplary programming in media created by women. Honorees for 2019 include Sandra Oh, Leah Remini, Connie Britton, Rachel Maddow, Robin Roberts and more . . . as well as our very own Elaina Smith, who is being…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Cam

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Cam

I can’t believe we’ve come to the finale episode of Season 1. I’m so excited about what we’ve accomplished since launching this podcast in June—and that includes YOU listening, watching and reading this. We will definitely keep things going in 2019, but we have the perfect way to wrap things up in 2018. Our guest…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Season 1 Review

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Season 1 Review

I can’t believe Season 1 of Women Want to Hear Women is winding down. Since launching in June, we have completed 23 amazing episodes featuring some of the genre’s biggest names, rising stars and up-and-comers. Before we close Season 1 next week with a sit-down interview with Cam—I’m so excited—I thought it would be fun…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Danielle Bradbery

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Danielle Bradbery

Danielle Bradbery has been in the public eye since winning The Voice as a 16-year-old in 2013. But winning a reality talent competition doesn’t immediately translate to superstardom. Like most reality show winners, Danielle has had to work tirelessly to prove herself—and find herself as an artist. In our sit-down interview this week, Danielle talks…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Leah Turner

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Leah Turner

Leah Turner has had such an interesting career since moving from California to Nashville in 2012. She is a true example of how finicky the country music industry can be—but her hard work and talent have not gone unnoticed. While Leah has had many challenges, she’s also had many victories, including releasing her self-titled EP…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Heather Morgan

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Heather Morgan

Heather Morgan has been a songwriting staple in Nashville for the better part of this decade, having penned songs for Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Maddie & Tae, Cole Swindell and Brett Eldredge, including two of his No. 1 hits, “Beat of the Music” and “Lose My Mind.” Now Heather is stepping out from behind the…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring RaeLynn

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring RaeLynn

Since launching Women Want to Hear Women in June, RaeLynn has been one of the show’s biggest supporters. Every time I’ve bumped into her around town, we’ve talked about finding enough time for her to stop by the podcast to share her story and insight. Thankfully, we were finally able to make it happen—she’s a…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

As of today, there is only one woman in the Top 30 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart: Maren Morris, whose single “Rich” is currently No. 5. Maren stopped by Women Want to Hear Women this week and delivered an open and honest dialogue about the current state of women in the country industry, differences…MORE

“Thankful” yet “Conflicted” Maren Morris Says It’s “Concerning” She’s the Only Solo Female in the Top 30 on Billboard’s Country Chart

“Thankful” yet “Conflicted” Maren Morris Says It’s “Concerning” She’s the Only Solo Female in the Top 30 on Billboard’s Country Chart

Maren Morris scored the second Top 5 single from her solo catalog this week as “Rich” reached No. 5 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. That’s the good news. The bad news? Maren is the only solo woman featured in the Top 30 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart this week. In fact, another solo female artist…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Logan Brill

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Logan Brill

​On this week’s podcast, we’re featuring a young woman you are going to fall in love with: Logan Brill. One of the great byproducts of this podcast is that it has allowed me to discover even more women in country music—Logan is a perfect example. She makes me so excited about the future of the…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Tenille Townes

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Tenille Townes

You know you’re doing something right when Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town handpick you as the opener for their Bandwagon Tour, right? Well, that is exactly what happened to Tenille Townes this summer. When it comes to Tenille’s talents, I was actually a little slow to the party. Not anymore, thanks in part to…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Jessie Chris

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Jessie Chris

There are many different paths to success in the ever-changing country music industry—and Jessie Chris is forging her own. Jessie is making moves WITHOUT a traditional record contract, and it has been really impressive to watch the 21-year-old release new music, headline her own tour and acquire sponsorship deals with brands like Durango Boots. It’s…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Rachel Wammack

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Rachel Wammack

Rachel Wammack was the first new artist I was introduced to this year—and she’s a big reason I launched the Women Want to Hear Women podcast. After a random “Asian-fusion” dinner with her at the ACM Awards in April, I fell in love with her personality before I heard her sing. I was hoping she…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Kalie Shorr

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Kalie Shorr

Kalie Shorr has been carving out a name for herself since moving to Music City five years ago . . . and she hasn’t let a little thing like the lack of a record deal stand in her way. Since 2016, Kalie has released three EPs, and as one of the co-founders of the all-female,…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Runaway June

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Runaway June

The ladies of Runaway June—Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland and Jennifer Wayne—are three of the smartest, kindest and most talented women I have ever met. This is a trio country music should be proud to have representing our genre. Hannah, Naomi and Jennifer have been fierce supporters of the WWTHW podcast since the beginning, and I’ve…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Abby Anderson

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Abby Anderson

Wow! I’m still recovering from last week’s interview with THE Carrie Underwood. If you didn’t get the chance to listen yet, please check it out right HERE. I’m thrilled Carrie was able to share her valuable insight and bring so much attention to the WWTHW platform. Let’s keep things going this week with superstar-in-the-making Abby…MORE

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Carrie Underwood

“Women Want to Hear Women With Elaina” Featuring Carrie Underwood

When I launched the Women Want to Hear Women podcast with Nash Country Daily on June 15, I had no idea how far this campaign would come in less than three months. After nine amazing episodes, I’m excited to tell you that we now have a platform on the Westwood One Podcast Network—and our first…MORE

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Chris Young joined forces with Gavin DeGraw to tape a new episode of CMT Crossroads that will air on Dec. 13 at 9 p.m. CT.