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SARAH MAE CHILTON RELEASES HOLIDAY SONG “MERRY HAPPY EVERYTHING”

Nashville, TN (December 3, 2021) -Country-Pop singer/songwriter Sarah Mae Chilton recently released her new holiday tune Merry Happy Everything, written by Jan Buckingham (Whitney Houston, Tim McGraw, Pam Tillis, Tammy Wynette, George Jones) and Thom Gimbel (Aerosmith, Foreigner).  You can listen to the song HERE!

With joyous lyrics like sending cards to all my friends, ’til I see them once again, “Merry Happy Everything” is the perfect holiday celebration song and it’s sure to bring a smile to listener’s faces. You can watch the lyric video HERE!

“I chose to release Merry Happy Everything, first and foremost, because I think it’s a great song,” Sarah Mae explains. “My friend and hit songwriter, Jan Buckingham, sent me Merry Happy Everything last winter during quarantine after she had put together the whole thing in the middle of the night. The whole Christmas/Holiday season is about giving to others, celebrating loved ones and being together. I want to approach my music like my life: I’ll always let myself cry from heartbreak, but never want to forget to be grateful and celebrate how beautiful it is to live.”

Sarah Mae Chilton will also be hosting the “Merry Happy Everything Round” at Belcourt Taps on December 18, 2021. The show begins at 6:00 P.M. and will feature Lexi Cox, Greg Herndon, Ray Duncan, Jan Buckingham, Jenny Lou and Lawrence D.

About Sarah Mae Chilton:
Carolina born, Nashville trained and world bound. Sarah Mae Chilton’s positive, humorous approach to heartbreak and life adds a fresh voice to the pop and pop-country market. Born in Winston-Salem, NC, she first started performing gigs during high school at local writer’s nights, in her own rock band and for church youth events. During this time, she truly discovered her passion and realized that she wanted to be a music artist.

Sarah Mae got her degree from UNC Chapel Hill and studied Music Composition and Anthropology. Post-graduation she moved to Nashville, TN to pursue her musical dreams.

In Nashville, she makes a living singing on Broadway at Tootsies Orchid Lounge – a place famous for discovering legends such as Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson and many more. She has been able to write with artists from genres as varied as rap to country, including some Grammy-nominated writers. She now hosts weekly open-mic nights at the venue.

Sarah Mae Chilton has a lot of music up her sleeve these days and more ambition than ever to make her wildest dreams come true. In March of 2021, she released her latest album Southern Glitter Pop.

For more information, visit www.sarahmaechilton.com and follow Sarah Mae on FacebookInstagram and Spotify.

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ASHLIEGH LISSET RELEASES NEW SINGLE “STOP THE BULLET”

Nashville, TN (November 19, 2021) – Texas native and country music’s sweetheart Ashliegh Lisset recently released her latest single “Stop the Bullet” (written by Phil Barton, Emily Shackleton, Adam Argyle and Victoria Banks) to country radio. You can listen to the song HERE!

With relatable lyrics like hold on heart, don’t speak yet, if you do you might say something you regret, “Stop the Bullet” is sure to be a hit amongst fans.

“I’m so excited to finally share what I’ve been working on,” Ashliegh, who has spent the last year co-writing and traveling to Nashville, explains. “It’s been a long time coming! This music is everything I dreamed it would be, and the moment I heard Stop The Bullet I knew it was the first single – the lyrics, the music…everything about it. I hope you all love it as much as I do! A BIG thank you to Liz Rose Music for allowing me to cut it, Eric Legg for mixing and producing, as well as the writers: Phil Barton, Emily Shackleton, Adam Argyle, Victoria Banks.”

About Ashliegh Lisset:
Independent singer/songwriter and Texas native Ashliegh Lisset has always had a love for music. As a young girl, she would roam around the house with her iPod, singing along to her favorite artists.

By the age of fifteen, Ashliegh knew she wanted to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She began making trips to write and record in Nashville, Tennessee, determined to follow her dream. “I found so much comfort in music,” she explains. “It definitely helped me heal during some of the darkest moments of my life. When I’m feeling down, I can write about it and get all of my emotions out.”

In 2014, Ashliegh released her first single called “Kill the Headlights.” Not only was the song co-written by songwriting superstars Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey, but also by Ashliegh’s idol – Carrie Underwood. The song spent eight weeks on The Highway’s “Top 30” chart and was featured on Billboard’s “Top 100” chart. “Kill the Headlights” sparked a talent deal with the William Morris Agency, crossing yet another career milestone off Ashliegh’s bucket list.

In 2016, Ashliegh released her next single, “Goodbye,” co-written by country music sensation Kelsea Ballerini. The song gained recognition by CMT’s Cody Allen, which prompted Kelsea to tweet how happy she was that the song found a good home.

Ashliegh went on to release “Daughter of an American Hero” in 2019, honoring her late father. When Ashliegh was just eleven years old, her father, who was serving his second tour for Operation Iraqi Freedom, was killed in the line of duty. The song received positive reviews from several news outlets and Ford featured Ashliegh in its Military Truck Month commercial. Ashliegh is currently an ambassador for the Folds of Honor organization and shares her story to help encourage others.

Ashliegh has opened for the likes of Sam HuntTyler FarrBrett YoungJoe Diffie and Jerrod Niemann, just to name a few. She’s performed at Nashville’s famous CMA Festival, including the Riverfront Stage, Highway Stage and AT&T Stage. She has also partnered with notable brands like Bud LightSt. IvesNational GeographicJust Fab310 Nutrition and more.

Through all of her triumphs thus far, Ashliegh still maintains her humble, passionate and kind-hearted nature. “I hope my story will help people overcome obstacles and inspire them to pursue a dream.”

For more information, visit www.ashlieghlisset.com and follow Ashliegh on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and Spotify.

 

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COUNTRY RECORDING ARTIST JUSTINE BLAZER: OFFICIAL GRAMMY BALLOT CONTENDER FOR SEVEN CATEGORIES

Nashville, TN (October 25, 2021) – It is with great honor to announce that Nashville Producer/Songwriter/Country Recording Artist Justine Blazer is an official GRAMMYBallot contender!  She is encouraging peers in the industry that are Recording Academy members and voters to consider voting for her work. The deadline is November 5, 2021.

Justine Blazer is a ballot contender for the following:

Record of the Year:
“Just Sing” by Justine Blazer

Song of the Year:
“Good Trouble” by Justine Blazer
(Songwriters: Justine Blazer, Elizabeth Marie Moriondo)
“Just Sing” by Justine Blazer
(Songwriters: Justine Blazer, Melissa Leigh Johnson)
“Love Me Some Jolly” by Justine Blazer
(Songwriters: Justine Blazer, Donna Estelle Bukevicz, Corey Lee Barker)
“One World One Love” by Roger Dale
(Songwriters: Justine Blazer, Kendra Muecke, Corey Lee Barker)
“All American Girl” by Kendra & the Bunnies
(Songwriters: Justine Blazer, Kendra Muecke, Corey Lee Barker)

Producer of the Year:
“Good Trouble” by Justine Blazer (Single)
“Higher Ground” by Kate & Wesson (Album)
“Just Sing” by Justine Blazer (Single)
“Of Summer” by Kendra and the Bunnies (EP)
“Phases and Stages” by Roger Dale (Album)
“Wounded Wings” by Revelf (Album)

Best Arrangement:
“Good Trouble” by Justine Blazer
(Songwriters: Justine Blazer, Elizabeth Marie Moriondo)

Best New Artist:
Justine Blazer

Best Country Song:
“Good Trouble” by Justine Blazer
(Songwriters: Justine Blazer, Elizabeth Marie Moriondo)

Best Country Solo Performance:
“Good Trouble” by Justine Blazer
“Love Me Some Jolly” by Justine Blazer

For more information, visit www.grammy.com and connect with Justine on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

CARRIE CUNNINGHAM SAYS IT BEST WITH NEW SINGLE

Nashville, TN (October 11, 2021) – Carrie Cunningham has released the tenth and final single from her Showgirl Series! “Nothing Says It Best” is now available on all streaming platforms. Click HERE to listen!

With broken-hearted lyrics like we could talk this love to death or we could just save our breath, this beautiful ballad tells the story of a love that just didn’t work out. You can watch the official music video HERE!

Carrie’s Showgirl Series has been receiving positive reviews from fans and both international and domestic press over the course of the year. Music City Melodies stated, “We have become fast fans of singer/songwriter Carrie Cunningham and her Showgirl Series, where she has been releasing a new single every month during 2021.” In addition, BuzzMusic commented “We’re thoroughly impressed with Carrie Cunningham’s lyrical dexterity…Carrie Cunningham leaves us with equal amounts of passion and introspection.”

Richard Dales Coupland of Zetland FM Country (UK) added “What can you call Carrie Cunningham? She has a style all of her own, almost a musical chameleon. We’ve rocked, we’ve danced, we’ve chilled and now we’ve a sumptuous track to just about sum up an artists tour de force with her latest diamond Nothing Says it Best.”

Carrie has also received coverage from Music Row MagazineThe Country Note, New Music Weekly Magazine, Medium, About the Noise, Today in Nashville, Music and Tour News, World Authors, Caesar Live N Loud, Divine Magazine, Skope Magazine, Rock Era Magazine, Mundane Magazine, Volatile Weekly, Vents Magazine and more.

Carrie’s upcoming full-length album “Showgirl” is set to be released in November 2021.
About Carrie Cunningham:
Carrie is based in both Nashville, Tennessee and Huntington Beach, California. She has been a touring artist for two decades and has performed on over 1,000 stages. She has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with over 50 national acts, such as Kacey MusgravesCharlie DanielsJake OwenCrystal GayleDiamond RioCollective Soul and more.

Be sure to check out the Showgirl Series at www.carrielive.com and follow Carrie on FacebookInstagram, TikTok, Spotify and Twitter.

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JUSTINE BLAZER’S “GOOD TROUBLE” PREMIERES EXCLUSIVELY ON CMT

Nashville, TN (September 27, 2021) – Singer/Songwriter, producer, composer and recording artist Justine Blazer recently released the official music video for her single “Good Trouble,” co-written with Liz Moriando. The video debuted and was exclusively premiered on CMT and can be watched HERE!

“I am so excited for my new music video,” Justine exclaims.  “As a GRAMMYS voter, Recording Academy member and industry mentor, I love to be hands-on. I directed, produced, mixed and edited this song and video myself. We (Justine Blazer, Myke Wilken, Meags Harper) shot the video at a vintage house in East Nashville.  We were going for a retro, 1970s vibe and it was so fun to live through the nostalgia. I am beyond thrilled to have the opportunity to work with CMT on this premiere.”

Justine was up for six nominations at the 2021 Josie Music Awards and won for Best Rock Song of the Year (songwriter).

About Justine Blazer:
Nashville-based producer, singer, songwriter, composer and recording artist Justine Blazer has been taking the musical world by storm – earning seven #1 singles on various independent charts. Her unique style of edgy country/pop/rock is infused with a hint of Detroit soul and modern vibes. She is a member of The Recording Academy/GRAMMYsCountry Music Association and Academy of Country Music. Having opened for the likes of Jason AldeanJustin MooreLee BriceKathy MatteaRegis PhilbinLonestar and more, Justine has also received endorsements from Luna GuitarsDean GuitarsRam TrucksChrysler Incorporated and more. Justine Blazer is a proud member of the Recording Academy and GRAMMYs voter.

For more information, visit www.justineblazer.com and connect with her on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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ABBY LINDSEY RELEASES NEW SINGLE “FLOWER SHOP”

Nashville, TN (August 20, 2021) – Country singer/songwriter Abby Lindsey recently released her new single “Flower Shop.” You can listen to it HERE!

With cheeky lyrics like wouldn’t dare to make a scene, but talk about you when you leave, ’cause there’s always enough dirt to go around, when you’re the only flower shop in town, Abby’s talent for storytelling really radiates through the song.

“I wanted to write a song everyone could relate to,” Abby explains. “I knew everyone would have a place like this in their town – whether it be the nail salon, barber shop, gas station or the co-op, everyone knows of a place where they’re from that they go to for the scoop!”

About Abby Lindsey:
Abby Lindsey is a singer/songwriter born and raised in the valley of the Ozark Mountains in Van Buren, AR. Being a native of the south, she was no stranger to the good ole country classics like LeAnn RimesRandy TravisTrisha Yearwood and Jo Dee Messina, which would come to inspire her dream to be in country music.

She grew up singing in her church, pageants, ballgames, and hometown events. She was even an All-Region choir member in her high school, but nothing satisfied her hunger for more with music. She decided to pack up everything she could fit in her Jeep and head to Music City — and as Jo De Messina says the rear view mirror torn off, and I ain’t ever looking back, and that’s a fact – and that’s exactly what Abby did.

Abby moved to Nashville with $50 in her pocket and lived in the pool house of the family she nannied for before finally getting on her feet and establishing a name for herself in town. She released her debut single “She Knew Better” in September of 2020, followed by an official music video which was aired on The Country Network. The video was also nominated for Video of the Year at the Arkansas Country Music Awards. Now Abby calls East Nashville home and continues to immerse herself into all of the magical and creative things Nashville has to offer.

For more information, visit www.abbylindsey.com and connect with Abby on Facebook and Instagram.

 

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COUNTRY DUO WESTER RELEASES DEBUT SINGLE “REDNECK ROLLERCOASTER”

Nashville, TN (August 13, 2021) – New country music duo and brother/sister team Westerrecently released their debut single “Redneck RollerCoaster.” You can listen to the song HERE!

The rowdy, fun and up-tempo beat of this Country/Rock single will have listeners feeling like they’re at a Honky-Tonk celebration.

“When the pandemic hit last year, we were literally stuck at home,” Pearl Clarkin explains. “My younger brother, Rafe Wester, is my roommate. He has always had a unique and rich bass voice, but was too active in high school and college to sit down to write, sing and record with me. In 2020, he literally had nothing else to do – I started teaching him guitar and we began writing songs together. As the months of solitude dragged on, we released some videos of us singing together and everyone on social media loved it. The idea of brother/sister duo went over very well and industry professionals were encouraging us to release music together. This is something I have always dreamed of. Rafe and I get along so well and have so much in common.”

The duo also plans to release a lyric video for “Redneck RollerCoaster” on August 20, 2021.

About Wester:
Wester is a new brother and sister country music duo comprised of Pearl Clarkin and Rafe Wester. Born and raised on the Redneck Riviera on Pensacola Beach Florida, they pack a fun, fresh and explosive punch for the young country music audience. Pearl brings the glitter, Rafe brings the grit, and together they bring the party wherever they go. With forty shows performed around the country and forty new songs written in a year, they released their debut single “Redneck RollerCoaster” on August 13, 2021. You can follow Wester on Instagram and Facebook.

About Rafe Wester:
Rafe Wester has always been told he resembles Randy Travis. Growing up, people would ask, Do you sing? He grew up watching his sister, Pearl, perform on CMA stages in Nashville, Tennessee and witnessed the shenanigans of party-goers on Lower Broadway. Rafe didn’t discover his passion for music until he became an adult. Inspired by those same mischievous antics, Rafe, now twenty-one years old, co-wrote “Redneck RollerCoaster” with Will Rambeaux and Sherrie Austin. You can follow Rafe on TikTok.

About Pearl Clarkin:
Pearl began performing at live music venues in her hometown of Pensacola Beach, FL at the young age of twelve. Since then, she has performed over 1,200 live shows across the country, has been featured on CMT and GAC TV, and has opened up for the likes of Charlie DanielsMichael RayMontgomery GentryJake Owen and more. Pearl has played at Nashville’s famous CMA Fest during the last five years and CMTBig Machine Label Group and Cumulus Media recently named her one of the top ten unsigned artists in the country.

As an acclaimed singer/songwriter, Pearl has performed at some of Nashville’s most famous venues for original music, such as The Bluebird Cafe and The Listening Room. Her fiercely loyal fanbase, Alligator Army, enjoys following her performances across the country. Pearl serves as an advocate for equality for women in country music and also fronts the all-female band Rhinestone.

Although Pearl has years of experience in Nashville, is a Nashville Hard Rock Risingwinner and 2018 NASH NEXT regional winner (placing top 10 in the country), she wanted more. She has been searching for something new and different, but as big as classic country music with a honky tonk flair. At 6’6” and a loud and rowdy energy, Rafe brought the perfect addition to Pearl’s country music. Their voices together are as unique as only brothers and sisters can be – and thus, Wester was born.

For more information on Pearl, visit www.pearlclarkin.com and connect with her on Facebook and Instagram.

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CARRIE CUNNINGHAM RELEASES SULTRY NEW SINGLE “ALL OVER ME”

Nashville, TN (August 11, 2021) – Singer/songwriter Carrie Cunningham is back with her eighth song from her Showgirl Series! Click HERE to listen to her steamy new single “All Over Me.”

With alluring lyrics like I’ve heard you’ve got somebody in the city, but where is she tonight, we’re standing under the same chandelier, but I’m seeing me and you in a whole new light, Carrie shows off a more seductive side with “All Over Me.”

“I wrote this song at a writer’s retreat with pop artist Lo Lind and country artist Trace Thompson,” Carrie explains. “Trace came in with this awesome idea of how someone can be all over you in a heat of passion and then be all over you like it never happened. I believe we wrote it to pitch, but I ended up pitching it to myself! If the song is great, it doesn’t matter the genre.”
About Carrie Cunningham:
Carrie is based in both Nashville, Tennessee and Huntington Beach, California. She has been a touring artist for two decades and has performed on over 1,000 stages. She has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with over 50 national acts, such as Kacey MusgravesCharlie DanielsJake OwenCrystal GayleDiamond RioCollective Soul and more.

For more information, visit www.carrielive.com and follow Carrie on FacebookInstagramTwitter and Spotify.

 

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