There's no shortage of bright young talent in country music in 2016! Our nominees for New Artist of the Year in the 2016 Taste of Country Music Awards have got the future of the genre assured, bringing in influences from all over the map.
The story behind Chris Lane’s “Fix” turns the typical "Story Behind a Song" story upside down. The country newcomer says his vocal performance wasn’t inspired by the song. In a way the opposite was true.
There are ten country albums on the 2016 calendar and more than a dozen more planned, but not yet scheduled, plus those we just know are going to drop. Like Miranda Lambert? She has to release an album filled with emotional love and heartbreak songs this year, right?
Chris Lane is a natural choice for Taste of Country's top Artist to Watch of 2015. It's unlikely you've heard of him yet, as he doesn't even have a record deal. However, Lane rose to the top of this list -- a list that took notice of Sam Hunt last January, long before '…