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Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour

Album Review: Kacey Musgraves Glows on ‘Golden Hour’

Kacey Musgraves, country music’s golden girl from Golden, Texas, has entered her golden hour. The “golden hour” refers to that brief period of time after sunrise or before sunset during which the daylight is at the height of its vividness and warmth. It’s a phenomenon that provides the perfect metaphor for the transformative personal experiences […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: March 2018

Since the last Idol round-up, we now live in a world where American Idol is back on our televisions, albeit with a new roster of judges, but it feels like the same show: people from all walks of life coming to show off their musical talent and blossoming into stars week upon week. Its comforting in a […]

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Top 5 Highlights from Week 2 of ‘American Idol’

After a strong showing during last week’s auditions, fans were hoping for more impressive talent to keep the return of “American Idol” on the right path.

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: December 2017

It may be already be 2018 across the globe, but we’ll have to go back in time a little to talk about the Idol news that graced our social media pages in the last month of the year. 2018 signifies a new year and new life for the hit reality show, with the new season […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: November 2017

Last month ended on a hilarious note when Kelly Ripa impersonated her Live co-host Ryan Seacrest by dressing up as him for Halloween. This month, our Idol contestants and new judges alike have been busy as the holiday season approaches and the shows ramps up for its return on March 11 next year. Let’s find out what they’ve been […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: September 2017

Fall has begun and even though the weather in some places has yet to get the memo, our Idol alum have definitely received the message loud and clear. As the holiday season draws near, the show’s contestants are busy releasing new music and planning shows, among other things, so let’s fill you in on the details […]

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Concert Review: Lady Antebellum Owns the Night on Their ‘You Look Good World Tour’

A sold-out crowd at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage could only mean one thing: country superstars, Lady Antebellum returned to their honorary Canadian roots for a memorable, fun-filled show that certainly delivered. Since filming the music video for their breakthrough hit, “Need You Know” in 2009 at the King Edward Hotel, the Nashville, Tennessee band has had […]

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Top 5 for 5: Elizabeth Lists Her Favorite Live Musicians

Elizabeth The, Senior Social Media and Creative Director has been with The Hudsucker since day one, and has written about a variety of subjects for the site. Her passion for music shines through her writing, so for her Top 5 for 5 she chose to write about her favorite musicians she’s seen live.  Concerts are my […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: April 2017

Idol fans will remember that April 7, 2017 marked one year since Idol crowned the winner of its farewell season. Some fans even say that the show has been teasing it’s return with tweets about auditioning, but even a year out from the show’s conclusion, there’s still plenty to talk about with the shows alumni from month to […]

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Album Review: The Voice’s Barrett Baber Stands out In ‘A Room Full of Fighters’

If you’ve ever wondered what country music is all about, you could have tuned into the 50th anniversary of the Country Music Awards last week and you would have figured it out pretty quickly. Alternatively, you could listen to Barrett Baber’s album “A Room Full of Fighters” and you’d get the same impression. The country […]

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The Hudsucker Reviews the 50th Annual CMA Awards

Last night, music and heart were in high gear as Nashville celebrated the biggest and brightest of country music with the 50th annual Country Music Association Awards at the famed Bridgestone Arena. Best known as the CMAs, the evening brought out the genre’s most beloved artists to help honor the best of the night and […]

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Luke Bryan Pays It Back with His Latest EP and ‘Farm Tour’

For years, reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year, Luke Bryan has given fans new music every spring break with his annual beach party-themed EPs. Fun-filled and nostalgic for old crowds and new, the records have been a favorite among many since its initial debut in 2009. But after ending the highly anticipated tradition just last spring, […]

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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: August 2016

The weather might not be any cooler, but I can assure you that summer is, in fact, ending and that means so is August, so it’s time to talk about what you might have missed on your Idol radar this month:

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