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Hailey Miller Country Music Singer Songwriter

Singer-Songwriter Hailey Miller Is ‘The One’ to Watch

In an exclusive interview with The Hudsucker, rising country singer-songwriter Hailey Miller discusses her diverse influences, living in Music City, her songwriting secrets, and the release of her debut single, “The One.” Advertisements

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Album Review: Trent Harmon Bares His Soul With ‘You Got ‘Em All’

Perhaps we should have known all along that Trent Harmon would be a different kind of American Idol winner. When the Mississippi native was crowned the show’s “last” champion during its final season on FOX, his swan song was not the inspirational ballads of years’ prior, but instead a sultry number — entitled “Falling” — penned by […]

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Carrie Underwood Marks Empowering Return With New Single ‘Cry Pretty’

Touted one of the most anticipated releases of 2018, Carrie Underwood returns with “Cry Pretty,” her first solo single since 2016’s “Dirty Laundry.”

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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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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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Monthly ‘Idol’ Roundup: January 2017

It’s been over a year since the final season of American Idol kicked off and the auditions graced our TV screens and fans are still mourning the loss of the show, but hopefully our monthly round-up of Idol news can help cheer you up with some new music, new shows and other news from the […]

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5 Female Artists You Need to Hear in 2017

It might be too early to say with the year just starting up, but with what we’ve heard for the past 12 months, 2017 is gearing up to be a great musical chapter ahead. With plenty of promising up and comers slowly making their way to the forefront of the music scene, there is a long […]

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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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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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Luke Bryan Amps up Country Music with ‘Kill The Lights’

There is no bigger name in the country music industry today than reigning Entertainer of the Year, Luke Bryan. The 39 year-old Georgia native celebrated his 13th No. 1 hit last week when the debut single “Kick The Dust Up” from his fifth-studio album, Kill The Lights topped country radio airplay charts. Releasing last Friday, Kill The […]

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Kacey Musgraves is More Than Just ‘Pageant Material’ With Latest Record

Kacey Musgraves is one of the biggest and brightest country music stars today, emerging as one of Nashville’s boldest and most authentic artists. Musgraves released her sophomore studio album Pageant Material last week to strong acclaim and tracks that tread personal observations of a small town. First bursting onto the scene back in 2013 with […]

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Album Review: Michael Sarver’s “Begin Again”

Putting out new music, generally, is a risk. If an artist hopes to capture a bigger audience than their previous efforts, they’ll have to do something different to win over new fans but sometimes that change can turn their loyal fans off. Take, for example, Mumford & Son‘s dramatic new direction on their latest album, “Wilder […]

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Country Singer Michael Sarver is Ready to ‘Begin Again’

Season 14 of American Idol finished with a bang, crowning Connecticut native Nick Fradiani as the show’s penultimate winner, drawing comparison to Season 8’s triumph of guy-next-door Kris Allen over the bombastic Adam Lambert—a scene that country singer Michael Sarver remembers well because he was there, fighting it out with the two of them for the […]

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