Music Vids | “Dance” by Dani Jack

Nashville Songstress Dani Jack Releases Powerful Music Video for “Dance”

Nashville songstress, Dani Jack tugs on the heartstrings with the release official release of the music video for her recent release “Dance”. The video premiered with an exclusive interview via

Dance by Dani Jack

The music video is so symbolic to me. The woman (portrayed by Getfone Vongkhamchanh) has recently lost her significant other, I wanted it to feel bittersweet, a sadness of moving on but still an acceptance that this had to happen and that she will be okay.
– DaniJack, from the exclusive interview via

Watch Music Video for “Dance”

Nashville embraces one of its freshest faces in country music with Reno, Nevada, native Dani Jack. Her first taste of the stage came when she was cast as The Little Drummer Boy at just four years old. Since then, Dani’s singing and performing abilities have taken her to various venues around the world, from Las Vegas to Los Angeles to Nashville and all the way to China and Haiti.

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Fresh off the release of her debut single “Fallin’ For It” in June 2018, Dani introduced to fans her highly anticipated debut EP, Grace, produced by Luke Forehand (Blackbird Studios). Music blog Out from the Pine Box described the EP as “a balance between feisty and fun lyrics with seamless segues to the more sentimental and slow songs.” Her most recent project was the music video for “Hurt,” which was released during Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2019 to benefit Espere Community Counseling Center’s Roots of Courage program, designed to support survivors of sexual assault in Haiti. She released her recent single, “Dance,” in October, written with Craig Lackey and produced by Chris Condon (Billy Ray Cyrus).
Twitter: @danijackmusic
IG: danijackmusic

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For the Fans! | “Bugatti” by Curt Chambers

Nashville, TN – On the heels of his Billboard Premiere of his single “Roll With It” Grammy winning, singer-songwriter Curt Chambers released a new single “Bugatti” on soundcloud and youtube for his fans. This rising country music artist is making a name for himself in the country music world with his music which fuses his r&b roots. His smooth and captivating vocals are set to lyrics crafted for fans of country music.

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“Bugatti” was inspired by a beautiful girl that I saw at LAX. I watched her get off her plane and saw her jump into a Bugatti. The image stuck in my head and I decided to write a song. I hope my fans enjoy the nod to Janis Joplin!! – Curt Chambers

Listen to New Single, “Bugatti”!

Chambers is not new to the country music circuit by any means, he is just super-human and has navigated between his relationship and music in Los Angeles and his love of country music with great ease. He has toured with Chris Young, Florida Georgia Line, Tyler Rich, Jake Owen, Dustin Lynch and many more and he has played a vast array of stages including Coachella and Stagecoach.

Curt is currently working in LA with Dr. Dre and his team and will be presenting at NAMM in LA this week.
Twitter: @curtdarockboy
IG: curtchambers

Booze Music | “Beer” by Zack Hayes

Traditional country-influenced artist, Zack Hayes, releases new single, “Beer”

Beer by Zack Hayes

“I had just finished watching the movie “Water Boy”, and after contemplating all the things possible with beer, while listening to the Eagles “The Long Run” in my backyard, I finished a couple of brews and wrote this song,” explains Hayes. “The chorus says “I got a Cuh Cuh Cooler Full and that’s all Water Boy right there. I’ve got a lot of country and a little bit of Rock and Roll in my soul, and I wanted that to show through. The only goal I have is for people to turn up this song and turn up a cold one.”

“Beer” is Available Now on All Digital Streaming Platforms!

Hailing from Hickory, North Carolina, Zack Hayes is set to make a big impact on country music. Rooted in country-western tradition in both sound and style, Zack started out as a solo artist in 2018 after playing on the road as a keyboardist/back-up vocal singer for numerous bands. Zack has already gained momentum with his first single “Signals” and the music video has gained mainstream attention.
Twitter: @zackhayesmusic
IG: zackhayesmusic

Drops Mic | “Up in the Air” by Curt Chambers

Rising Country Star Curt Chambers Releases New Single “Up in the Air”

Country Music Artist, Curt Chambers Nashville, TN – Curt Chambers is a GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter and producer who has gained notoriety for his unique fusions of rock, soul, country and hip hop. Curt released his third country music single “Up in the Air”. Curt co-wrote the song with Ashley Bowers (country singer who charted through Stony Creek Records/BBR) and co-produced and co-wrote several tracks on Jimmie Allen’s 2018 smashing debut album) and songwriter Allison Cruz (Big Deal Music Nashville). The Song was produced at Chris Young’s Losing Sleep Studios. The Tongue in Cheek love song was inspired one night when Curt ran into a young lady he was pursuing and he asked her why she was not responding to his calls. She said I am “Up in the Air”. His buddy turned around and said, “There is a song there Curt.” Chambers said the songwriting experience with Bowers and Cruz “was flawless, we wrote it in one day. I sat on this song for almost two years. I kept getting great feedback performing it out live and felt it was the right time because my fans were asking for it. I really want them to appreciate the song, which was stripped down with a purpose to showcase my country vocal styling and the lyrical content of the song.”

“Up in the Air” is Available Now on Apple Music, Amazon, & Google Play!

About Curt Chambers
Curt Chamber’s immense talent, partnered with his wildly diverse blues, country, and hip hop power-packed performances humbly provided him opportunities to share stages with a wide array of musical legends such as BB King, and Jerry Douglas as well as rock and hip hop icons like the legendary Dr Dre, Travis Barker, Mac Miller, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem and many more. He is pursuing his dream of becoming a Country Music Artist, and has made the move to Nashville where he has recently signed to WME. He has been invited to perform in different capacities at CMA Fest, Musicians Hall of Fame, Exit/In, Whiskey Jam, and Boots on Stage Shindig at Sea. He has also taken the stage in various venues in SoCal such as The Hotel Cafe, The Ranch Saloon, Stagecoach, and Coachella. Curt has toured with Country Artists, Tyler Rich, Dustin Lynch, Georgia Florida Line, Chris Young, and Jake Owen.

Often described as refreshing and innovative, the Philadelphia native’s gift as a musician were cultivated at home and in the church, where he was raised to appreciate diverse musical genres and was influenced heavily by gospel, soul, blues and country music. He was taught to play several instruments including piano, drums and guitar. It is on the guitar where the essence of Curt Chambers comes to life, captivating all who are fortunate enough to witness. Curt has turned legendary Honky Tonks into mosh pits of country music loving fans who celebrate his high energy vocal and music skills. He is a Rising Star in the Country Music Scene.
Twitter: @curtdarockboy
IG: curtchambers

Like Mother Like Daughter | My Mother’s Daughter EP by Dakota Danielle

Illinois native and country singer-songwriter Dakota Danielle reveals her most impactful moments in life with her debut EP My Mother’s Daughter

My Mothers Daughter EP by Dakota Danielle

Nashville, TN —  The entirely self-penned project is a reflection of Danielle’s past and touches on her healing and growing process following the loss of her mother last year.

My Mother’s Daughter features the upbeat “City” premiered by Nashville Noise, the relatable “Small Town Talk” premiered by Roughstock, the nudge toward self-acceptance “Maria” premiered by Vents Magazine, and the deeply emotional “Growing Old,” Danielle’s sole source of expression as she emerged from her devastating loss. Produced by Robbie Artress (Chris Stapleton, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, For King & Country) and John Naclerio (My Chemical Romance).

Danielle is staged to perform “Growing Old” on WSMV’s Today in Nashville on May 13.

My Mother’s Daughter Track Listing
“City” | Written by: Dakota Danielle
“Small Town Talk” | Written by: Dakota Danielle, Jessilynn Kidd
“Maria” | Written by: Dakota Danielle, Jessilynn Kidd
“Growing Old” | Written by: Dakota Danielle

My Mother’s Daughter EP is Available Now on Spotify & iTunes!

The small town sensation broke into the country scene with the release of her debut single “One Church” last year, which quickly and independently garnered over 56k streams on Spotify. After the video premiered on The Country Network, Dakota followed with her sophomore single “Forever,” which led to a series of school speaking engagements, inspiring and encouraging students to boldly pursue their dreams.

A drive to share her lyrics and passion for music lands the 26-year-old on stage weekly, including a recent performance with Easton Corbin.

Capitalizing on her momentum from 2018, Danielle dove into writing and recording as a means to move forward and follow the dream her mother strongly supported. This spring, Danielle launched her Bandtwango campaign and was able to fund My Mother’s Daughter through the support of her fans. The collection of songs are from her first chapter in life — the small hometown, an adolescent journey to self-acceptance, a move to the big city and one of life’s hardest tragedies. This journey to self-discovery offers fans a transparent opportunity to learn exactly who Danielle is — her mother’s daughter.
Twitter: @DDanielleMusic
IG: dakotadaniellemusic

Hot New Country! | “Heart’s Desire” by Justin Kemp

Rising Country Artist Justin Kemp Releases New Single “Heart’s Desire”

Rising country act, Justin Kemp Band has released his new single titled Hearts Desire”. The new single is currently featured on iTunes Apple Music Hot Tracks, and follows his last single, “Better Man,” which was featured on Hot Tracks for 11 weeks on Apple Music.

Hearts Desire by Justin Kemp

Justin and the band kicked off their release weekend by opening for The Bellamy Brothers at Rolling 7’s Event Center in Odessa, TX and 2018 The Voice Winner, Chevel Shepherd Saturday Night in Las Vegas, NM at New Mexico’s Highland University.

I am very excited to release “Heart’s Desire,” I feel it may be our best one so far. It means the world to have an entire team working with us on this project. It was definitely an awesome experience recording in Beaird studios on this song, Larry and his team are top notch. – Justin Kemp

“Heart’s Desire” was recorded in Nashville by Larry Beaird at Beaird Music Group studio with renowned industry session players, Evan Hutchings – Drummer nominated ACM 2018 Drummer of the Year, (Jimmie Allen, Josh Turner, Danielle Bradbery, Rascal Flatts), Eli Beaird – bass guitar (Chase Rice and Shania Twain),Troy Lancaster – Electric Guitar (Blake Shelton, Chase Rice, Dustin Lynch, Big & Rich and Joe Nichols), Alex Wright – Piano (RaeLynn and Hunter Hayes), Scotty Sanders – Steel (Cody Johnson, Ray Scott and Montgomery Gentry) Larry Beaird – producer and acoustic guitar (Randy Travis, Charlie Pride, Joey & Rory and Willie Nelson.) Justin Kemp Band kicked off their summer tour, they will be headlining the All American Country Music Festival May 31st – June 1st with Chase Rice, Randy Rogers Band & Joe Nichols.

“Heart’s Desire” is Available Now on Spotify, Apple Music/iTunes, Amazon Music, & Google Play!
Twitter: @JustinKempBand
IG: TheJustinKempBand

The Dance | “Dancing With Him Tonight” by Kären McCormick

Brazzaville, Congo native Kären McCormick is swaying into the country scene with her new single “Dancing With Him Tonight”

Dancing With Him Tonight by Karen McCormick

NASHVILLE, TN — Daring with an air of mystery, the 23-year-old’s third release, “Dancing With Him Tonight” is self-penned and produced by Caleb Lovely and Lucas Hathaway.

Taste of Country revealed “Dancing With Him Tonight” in an exclusive first listen, calling it a “hypnotic, sultry pop-country song.”

“Dancing With Him Tonight” is Available Now on iTunes & Spotify!

With a vocal blend of Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves, the newcomer is already making a name for herself. McCormick snagged a win at Got Talent, Spokane? in 2012 and played two dates on Kelsea Ballerini’s “The Unapologetically Tour” with Walker Hayes. She has opened for Terry McDermott of NBC’s “The Voice” and has racked up over 850,000 views on YouTube.

Inspired by artists like Carrie Underwood and Faith Hill, McCormick released her first autobiographical single, “Just a Song,” in March 2018. With more than 20,000 streams, it has been recognized by The Daily Country as “a universal pop-country track which recalls a certain superstar.” Her sophomore single, “We Were on Fire,” was released in August.

Kären McCormick is slated to release her debut EP this summer.
Twitter: @karenlmccormick
IG: karenlmccormick

Signature Style of Romance | “Radio” by Riley Smith

Actor/Country-Pop Singer, Riley Smith, Gives Smokey Vocals, Country Guitars & Heartfelt Lyricism in New Single, “Radio”

Radio by Riley Smith - BRASH! Magazine BlogSmith’s latest releases all stem from a collection of notes he keeps on his phone. Thoughts and recollections of his journey through life, what he is going through, the way he feels and the things he witnesses. He reveals, “The stories are really a reflection of my life right now. I’ve been alone and on the road a lot, missing someone so it’s bitter sweet and that comes through in the songs and lyrics”. Produced by Kevin Leach and mastered by Grammy Award-winning Nathan Dantzler, the music emits Smith’s desire of creating smooth and warm sonic soundscapes that make you feel good.

Leading single “Radio” narrates the story of wanting to get the attention of the girl you’re on a road trip with, realizing you could make this happen if you just get on her radio. It’s heartfelt lyrics, passionate smokey vocals and gritty guitars create a throwback sound, highlighting Smith’s signature style of country pop and Americana.

“Radio” is Available Now on iTunes & Spotify!

About Riley Smith
Riley Smith’s vocals and songwriting stunningly blend country pop, hard-hitting soulful Americana and modern production for a sound rarely found in music today. No secret to those familiar with his lead role on the popular TV show Nashville, Smith’s gritty yet smooth, singing voice and charismatic presence have built him a career on both stage and screen. Acting in popular shows like True Blood, True Detective, Frequency, and Life Sentence, catapulted Smith to the forefront of the industry and his love for music introduced him to audiences in a way unlike any other role he has played.

Riley Smith

After moving to Nashville, Smith dove into the realm of old classic country music, exploring it’s history and roots. However, the longer he was there and the more musicians he collaborated with, his sound started developing into something more dynamic and divergent. Smith’s writing process began to reference a wider variety of sounds and styles resulting in a body of music that’s relatable, heartfelt and diverse. “It’s what I think makes the sound unique and kinda difficult to put in a box.” Smith reveals.

Smith’s past successes include supporting Jordan Sparks, a residency at the iconic Hotel Cafe in Los Angeles and a European tour. Further achievements include major market radio play, numerous film and TV placements and critical acclaim from publications such as Billboard, Taste of Country, The Boot, Sounds Like Nashville to name a few. Two of Smith’s songs were also placed in CW’s Life Sentence.
Twitter: @RileySmith
IG: RileySmithOfficial

Best Nominees | Richard Lynch and Whiskey & Cigarettes Radio Show

Richard Lynch, Whiskey And Cigarettes Joins Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney As New Music Award Nominees

Richard Lynch received a nomination for Best New Country Artist. Whiskey and Cigarettes Show (W&C) was nominated for Best Internet Radio Station.

This recognition from the industry is proof positive that honest, talented and hard-working people can come out on top. 
– Michael Stover, President, MTS Management Group

Los Angeles, CA — MTS Management Group is proud to announce Ohio-based country artist Richard Lynch and Milan-based “Whiskey and Cigarettes Show” (W&C) have been nominated for the 2019 New Music Awards. Richard Lynch is nominated for Best New Country Artist alongside Luke Combs, Mitchell Tenpenney, and Jimmie Allen.

Richard Lynch

W&C is nominated for Best Internet/Syndicated Radio Station alongside Country Bear, Sound Machine Country, and others. This is the first New Music Awards nomination for Richard Lynch. W&C won the NMA in 2015.

new music awards - brash! magazine blogThe annual New Music Awards are given for excellence in music to both recording artist and radio stations, by New Music Weekly Magazine. First round nominations are submitted by members of the press, radio, music industry and fans, with the top performing nominees being selected for the final ballot. Voting for the Final Round Winners is underway at . 2018 winners included Sam Hunt, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett and Midland. Additional 2019 nominees include Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, and Jason Aldean.

“I’m so happy for both Richard and DJ Nik, host and creator of W&C,” said Michael Stover of MTS. “You won’t find two more deserving people in this business. This recognition from the industry is proof positive that honest, talented and hard-working people can come out on top. Good luck to all of the nominees!”

New Music Weekly is a nationally distributed trade magazine for the radio and music industries. Following the tradition of Bill Gavin and the Gavin Report, New Music Weekly interprets data from the Spins Tracking System for music industry executives and artists across the United States. Weekly editorial features include highlights of the top singles impacting radio and “spotlights” of new music from the Top40/Pop, Country, AC/Hot, and College music genres.

About Richard Lynch
Richard Lynch is an Ohio-based country music artist, who has compiled a long list of country hits and chart toppers in the world of traditional country music. His single, “A Better Place” topped the New Music Weekly AM/FM country chart, the IndieWorld Country Record Report, and spent an incredible 32 weeks atop the Roots Music Report True Country chart. His next 4 singles also topped the country airplay charts, including a duet with Grammy Award Winner, Rhonda Vincent. Richard’s single, “Country Music Isn’t Country Anymore” went Top 25 on the iTunes Canada sales chart. His current single, “Pray on the Radio” is receiving Christian radio airplay and charting.

Richard is a multiple-award-winning artist and a member of the Independent Country Music Hall of Fame and Ohio Country Music Hall of Fame, who has appeared on WSM Radio Nashville, RFD TV, and countless other media outlets. He is also the host of “Traditionally Lynch,” airing on TV and radio, and he’s the founder of the Love Tattoo Foundation for veterans.
Twitter: @richardlynchband
IG: richardlynchband4432

whisky and cigarettes show - brash! magazine blogAbout Whiskey And Cigarettes Radio Show
“Whiskey And Cigarettes Radio Show” is a weekly show, originating in Milan, Italy, hosted by the “Romeo of the Rodeo” Nik Pizzigoni. Nik is a Nashville Universe Awards Winner, International Music and Entertainment Association Award Winner, a New Music Awards Winner, AMG Heritage Awards nominee, and an Independent Country Music Association nominee. The show features a unique blend of classic, current and indie country, trivia, contests, artist spotlights and interviews and Nik’s European charm. Previous guests have included Charley Pride, Hank Williams, Jr.,Charlie Daniels, Steve Wariner, John Rich, Oak Ridge Boys, Lorrie Morgan, Bill Anderson, Luke Bryan, Bryan White, Travis Tritt, Lee Greenwood, Collin Raye and many others.
Twitter: @WhiskeyCigsShow
IG: wcradioshow

Music News | Tiera from Real Country (USA) Releases New Single “Love You For That”

Tiera’s “Love You For That” and Team Shania on USA’s ‘Real Country’

Love You For That by TieraNashville, TN – Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Tiera releases her new single “Love You For That.” Tiera has dominated the country music industry with a rich, youthful and passionate voice at only 20 years young.

60 years after Charley Pride broke through as the first male African American Country star, Tiera is seeking to fill a void for female African American artists. As a singer-songwriter Tiera has created a loyal fan-base and combined social media presence of 30k followers, over 2k subscribers on YouTube and over 250k total views on YouTube videos. Co-written with John Miller and Hannah May Allison, “Love You For That,” “is a relatable song that is about someone loving you despite all of your flaws,” says Tiera.

“Love You For That” is Available Now on All Music Streaming Outlets!

Joining Team Shania, Tiera competed as one of 21 country artists on ‘Real Country’ and won her way to the grand finale on December 11. “Tiera is beyond a superstar, an exceptional singer and writes her own songs,” said Shania Twain on ‘Real Country.’

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About Tiera
As a new artist from Alabama, Tiera has considered music as a career at only thirteen years old when she taught herself to play guitar by watching tutorials on YouTube. Beginning to perform at local festivals and coffee shops around Birmingham, Tiera eventually earned a spot to perform at the famous Bluebird Café in Nashville, Tennessee. Ever since then, Tiera has continued performing at local venues including the Commodore Grill, returned trips to the Bluebird Café, and the Listening Room Café with the Song Suffragettes. She recently opened up for the country music group Shenandoah and the Charlie Daniels Band to a crowd of 2,500 people. In November 2017, Tiera was featured in a cover of “Female” by Keith Urban with the Song Suffragettes and it immediately gained the attention of the Today Show, Rolling Stones, and the Washington Post.

Since then, Tiera has been working on new music at the legendary FAME studios in Muscle Shoals where artists like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and Jason Isbell have recorded. Tiera also has a thriving social media presence that has caught the eye of Darius Rucker, Cam, Kelleigh Bannen and Carly Pearce.

As of recent Tiera competed as a contestant on the first season of ‘Real Country’ on USA Network, and earned a spot in the grand finale on Team Shania with her rich and soulful voice. Tiera has had significant success in the music business but is just getting started.
Twitter: @tieramusic
IG: tieramusic