Exclusive: Zane Lewis Interview

In an exclusive from the CMA Music Festival, Zane Lewis talks with Roughstock.

Whitney Duncan - When I Said I Would

Whitney Duncan finally arrives on the national scene with her debut single "When I Said I Would" but is is any good?

Exclusive: Ashton Shepherd Interview

It’s not often that a record label will go from the signing of an artist to releasing that artist’s album within one year but MCA Records did just that with their latest singing sensation Ashton Shepherd. Married and the mother of a child by the age of 21 Ashton kindly sat down and answered questions about herself, the state of country music and more.

Jessica Simpson - Come On Over

Pop crossovers are nothing new these days but Jessica Simpson may just be the biggest 'crossover' artist yet with her transition.

Taylor Swift Back in Familiar Territory

This week Taylor Swift has seen her debut record return to the top of Billboard's "Top Country Albums" chart, in it's 84th week of release while Brad Paisley remains atop the singles chart with his latest single.

Julianne Hough Dances to Number One Chart Debut

Julianne Hough had a week to remember as her debut, self titled record scored a lofty debut on the Billboard charts.

Sugarland - All I Wanna Do

With their career now established at the superstar level, Sugarland chose the grand stage of the 43rd ACM Awards show to debut their new single "All I Wanna Do." As far as nonsensical summertime singles go, the song is a winner. It has all the hallmarks of a smash radio hit, catchy melody and timeless, ohh-ohh-ohh-ohh chorus. However catchy a chorus and melody are, I somehow expect

Toby Keith and James Otto Sit at #1

It was a big week on the charts for Toby Keith and James Otto. Both scored Number 1 hits on the album and single charts, respectively.

Shania Twain to Divorce Mutt Lange

Chalk one up for the news out of left field section. Superstar Shania Twain and her husband of 14 years, record producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange, have filed for divorce.

Early Summer New Single Roundup

The summertime has officially come for country radio and like all summer music cycles, the charts are loaded with light, airy summertime vignettes. Some artists, like Steve Holy, have chosen to release counter-programming in the form of ballads. As with the spring, the summer music cycle is filled with new artists, like Adam Gregory and 2007 Nashville Star alum Joshua Stevens. He

Little Big Town to Capital

After Craig Morgan's surprise move to BNA Records, independent labels were wondering what would happen next. Well, Little Big Town just left Equity for the greener pastures of Capitol Records.