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    Top Songs of 2018

    Listen, you know I love music of all genres. But 2018 delivered some of the most delicious ear candy I’ve heard in a long time.  Dance floor inspired bops like “The Middle” and “Havana” were my go-to Friday night songs. While country’s spillover into the pop genre continued with hits from my friends Cassadee Pope and Dan + Shay, proving that they can redefine the genre.  Newcomers MØ, joan, and The Aces were my favorite ‘artists to watch,’ while veteran Ariana Grande bounced back from Sweetener with her biggest track to date.  All 15 of these jams are 2018’s Top Songs of the Year, so slip on your favorite headphones, and reminisce on…

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    Music Monday: Women of Country Edition

    THE WOMEN OF COUNTRY RELEASE TEASERS, VIDEOS, AND SINGLES TO KICK OFF COUNTRY MUSIC’S ACM WEEK. THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, HOSTED BY REBA McINTIRE, AIR SUNDAY, APRIL 15. Today the women of country music are making headlines with their jaw-dropping news, releases, and announcements. Early this morning, it was announced that Carrie Underwood will be debuting her new single at the 53rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM’s). The singer posted a cryptic Instagram post last night. The post seemed to tease potential artwork for a new single, which was confirmed this morning by the ACM announcement. This will be the singer’s first public appearance since an injury…

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    Cassadee Pope Sings “Let Me Go”

    Cassadee Pope took the stage at the Girls of Winter event at Nashville’s City Winery tonight. And despite the choice of venue (see my note about my first unfortunate visit to City Winery here), Pope dazzled the crowd when she emerged among the group of Nashville based ladies to close the show. In addition to The Voice winner’s smash debut single “Wasting All These Tears,” which she performed with the song’s co-writer Caitlyn Smith, she debuted her rumored new single “Let Me Go.” A gorgeous ballad telling the story of a misunderstood girl tied down by “chains” controlled by someone who doesn’t understand her. Cassadee gave audiences a glimpse into…