SOUTH 93.5 COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS

Carrie Underwood’s Note to Self

Thursday, February 23, 2017 -- 9:08 am EST

At some point in 1998, Carrie Underwood was just like any other teenager singing country songs at the top of her lungs. Especially the ones from artists like Mindy McCready. And when a CBS radio station posted a vintage video from 1998 of Underwood singing McCready’s “Maybe He’ll Notice Her Now” — the late singer’s... Read more »

 

Sun Records: Margaret Anne Florence on Playing the Other Woman

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -- 8:45 pm EST

Interestingly enough, Florence was born and raised in Charleston, S. C., and has deep roots in Memphis as her mother grew up there in the 50s. So you might say, this project is one dear to her heart.

 

Justin Moore and Company Celebrate “You Look Like I Need a Drink”

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -- 7:09 pm EST

It was a crowded stage at the South saloon in Nashville Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 21) as Justin Moore stood there celebrating with the three writers and three producers of his fifth No. 1 Billboard single, “You Look Like I Need a Drink.” Co-written by Rodney Clawson, Natalie Hemby and Matt Dragstrem, the song hit the... Read more »

 

Zac Brown: A Conduit to Get Things Done

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -- 6:05 pm EST

When Trisha Yearwood took the stage to open the 2017 Country Radio Seminar in Nashville with “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Zac Brown removed his hat and held it over his heart. It was a small gesture, perhaps, but it spoke volumes about the kind of man Brown is. And when it was his turn to take... Read more »

 

World Premiere Video: Midland’s “Drinkin’ Problem”

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -- 5:00 pm EST

Look out, officers. The members of Midland are on the run and having way too much fun in their new video for “Drinkin’ Problem.” One part Dukes of Hazzard and one part Smokey and the Bandit, the video for “Drinkin’ Problem” is all action and outlaw. Romancing the pretty girls, running moonshine– and most importantly,... Read more »

 

Why Lady Antebellum’s “You Look Good” Sounds So Good

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -- 4:19 pm EST

After Lady Antebellum took a short break from being Lady Antebellum, they are back with a new album, a big tour and a brand new single called “You Look Good.” That song, according to the band’s Dave Haywood, has taken them back to the emotions they felt when they signed their record deal 10 years... Read more »

 

Ruthie Collins: CMT Next Women of Country Live Exclusive

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -- 12:07 pm EST

Classic yet current, traditional yet contemporary, Ruthie Collins is seamlessly fusing the old and new and giving new meaning to the concept of “modern-vintage.” Her songs are a perfect mix of yesterday and today, and talk about the real and relatable: Did you ever imagine a song that sounds like an old-fashioned hit, but has... Read more »

 

Florida Georgia Line, Nelly Return for Smooth Tour 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -- 11:27 am EST

Florida Georgia Line, Nelly and Chris Lane will reprise the This Is How We Roll Summer Series 2014 with the launch of the Smooth Tour 2017. Opening June 2 in Austin, Texas, the four-month tour will hit 40 cities, including Dallas, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Phoenix, before culminating with a two-night stand in... Read more »

 

Sun Records: Meet the Young Johnny Cash, aka Kevin Fonteyne

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 -- 6:48 pm EST

I found out I booked the role on Johnny Cash’s birthday. It was like divine intervention. There’s no other way to explain it.

 

Luke Bryan Fans Offer Support Following Death of His Niece

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 -- 5:55 pm EST

Luke Bryan’s fans and the country music community are offering support to the singer and his wife Caroline following the death of their infant niece Sadie Brett, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. Bryan thanked fans Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 21) via social media. We thank all of you for your prayers. Love y'all. — Luke Bryan... Read more »