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Who’s New: Jarred Pierce

Who’s New: Jarred Pierce

Born: Frog Pond, Ala. Lives: Nashville Age: 30 Influences: Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, Eric Church EP: Boys and Arrows  (Sept. 9) Website: jarredpierce.com Twitter: @TheJarredPierce Inside Scoop Growing up in the small town of Frog Pond, Ala.—which is just south of Muscle Shoals—Jarred Pierce fell in love with two things early in his life: music…MORE

Who’s New: Hudson Moore

Who’s New: Hudson Moore

Age: 26 Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas Single: “Some Are” Album: Getaway Twitter: @HudsonMoore Influences: Tim McGraw, George Strait, Garth Brooks, Keith Urban, Vince Gill In Brief: Growing up in Fort Worth, Texas, Hudson Moore could have been considered a triple threat. A self taught singer/songwriter/musician, Hudson released his debut album, Getaway, in June 2016 and…MORE

Who’s New: Parker McKay

Who’s New: Parker McKay

Age: 24 Born: Pittsburgh Lives: Nashville EP: Parker McKay (Aug. 12) Single: “Rolling Stone” Twitter: @HeyParkerMcKay Album Release Party: Aug. 22, Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley The Scoop After growing up in the Northeast and honing her stage skills in New York City, Parker McKay moved to Nashville in 2014 to pursue a career in country…MORE

Who’s New: Kalie Shorr

Who’s New: Kalie Shorr

Current Single: “Fight Like A Girl” Current EP: The Y2K Mixtape Hometown: Portland, Maine Age: 22 Influences: Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill, Shania Twain, Dolly Parton Twitter: @kalieshorr Inside Scoop Growing up in Maine, the youngest of seven kids with a single mom, Kalie Shorr wrote her first song at the age of 6 and started…MORE

Who’s New: Luke Combs

Who’s New: Luke Combs

Born: Charlotte, N.C. Lives: Nashville Age: 26 Single: “Hurricane” Album: This One’s for You (coming this fall) Influences: Vince Gill, Brooks & Dunn, Clint Black, Eric Church Twitter: @LukeCombsMusic Inside Scoop After picking up the guitar at age 21 while attending Appalachian State University (Eric Church’s alma mater) in Boone, N.C., Luke Combs began playing…MORE

Who’s New: Sarah Dunn Band

Who’s New: Sarah Dunn Band

Current Single: “Dirty” EP: Wild Wild Heart Hometown: Neosho, Missouri Influences: Hank Williams Jr., Patsy Cline, Diamond Rio, Vince Gill, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday In Brief: Growing up in a musical family gave Sarah Dunn the motivation she needed to begin a career in country music. At the age of 13, with her mother on the…MORE

Who’s New: James Dupré

Who’s New: James Dupré

James Dupré Age: 31 Hometown: Bayou Chicot, La. Lives: Nashville Influences: Vince Gill, Randy Travis, Jackson Browne Short Story After gaining a prominent social media following from his YouTube performances and an appearance on Ellen in 2010, Louisiana native James Dupré went from local to regional to national performer. James gained additional exposure from his…MORE

Who’s New: Brett Young

Who’s New: Brett Young

Brett Young Current Single: “Sleep Without You” Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif. Influences: Gavin Degraw, Jason Reeves, Tyrone Wells, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Van Morrison, Tim McGraw, Ty Herndon In Brief With a smooth, West Coast pop style and a knack for accessing his deepest emotions, Brett Young is one of the newest faces in country,…MORE

Who’s New: Brooke Eden

Who’s New: Brooke Eden

Originally published in the January 25, 2016 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Hometown: Wellington, Fla. New Single: “Daddy’s Money” Why You Should Know Her: Brooke has played major country shows like the Tortuga Music Festival in her home state of Florida and opened for such acts as Alan Jackson, Sugarland and Florida Georgia Line. Her new single, “Daddy’s…MORE

Who’s New: Mitchell Tenpenny

Who’s New: Mitchell Tenpenny

Originally published in the May 4, 2015 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Current Single: “Black Crow” Hometown: Nashville Why You Should Know HIM: His debut single, “Black Crow,” is drawing attention for its swampy, soulful groove and thoughtful songwriting, which draws from influences like Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, John Mayer and Justin Timberlake. SONGSPIRATION…MORE

On the Edge: Logan Brill

On the Edge: Logan Brill

“I’ve always been very infatuated with really depressing thoughts and things, even though I’m not a very depressed person, I guess,” says singer/songwriter Logan Brill with a laugh. You could be excused for thinking otherwise after listening to Walking Wires, the 22-year-old Knoxville, Tenn., native’s latest album, which sounds at times like the aftermath of…MORE

Who’s New: Florida Georgia Line

Who’s New: Florida Georgia Line

Originally published in the October 29, 2012 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Current Single: “Cruise” Members: Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley Hometown: Tyler: Monroe, Ga.; Brian: Ormond Beach, Fla. Influences: Garth Brooks, Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Corey Smith, Casting Crowns, Lil Wayne, Wiz Khalifa Label: Republic Nashville Crossing State Lines Georgia and Florida…MORE

Who’s New: Thomas Rhett

Who’s New: Thomas Rhett

Originally published in the May 14, 2012 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Current Single: “Something to Do With My Hands” Hometown: Valdosta, Ga. Label: The Valory Music Company/ Big Machine Label Group Influences: Alan Jackson, Third Eye Blind, Mötley Crüe, Sugar Ray Change of Fate Thomas began his musical life as a drummer, then took…MORE

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2020 ACM Awards

2020 ACM Awards

The ACM Awards will air live on CBS on April 5 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas (photo by AFF-USA.com).