This Week In New Music

Old Dominion dropped “My Heart Is a Bar” this week. The somber ballad is yet another tune from the group that vocally sounds just so right. They’re country’s hottest act at the moment.

Hunter Hayes released a new album this week with Wild Blue, Part 1. Stay tuned for our album recap, but in the meantime check out “My Song Too”, a song that will hit you right in the gut.

One of the more talked about songs this week is “Hell Right” by Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins. Written by Hardy, the song is the next anthem from Blake Shelton as it appears he’s making his presence in the industry after his previous album received mixed reviews.

Miranda Lambert is once again out with a new song this week. “Bluebird” is her new one as she also announced her next album Wildcard will be out November 1st.

Jon Pardi has this unique ability to create songs that have a traditional sound to them while also appealing to mainstream country fans. He keeps that going with his newest one this week “Tequila Little Time.”

Vince Gill is releasing his new album later this week but gave fans one more sneak preview with the release of “Forever Changed.” With a powerful message behind the lyrics, this is what Vince Gill does best.

Morgan Wallen teamed up with star DJ Diplo on “Heartless” — a track that will have major crossover appeal as it sounds like it could be an FGL song.

Fresh off of the announcement of becoming the flagship artist on FGL’s new label Round Here Records, Canaan Smith released a backroads and backwoods anthem in “Beer Drinkin’ Weather.” Just in time for football season, this one belongs on your tailgate playlist.

If you’re a 90s country fan, and let’s face it who isn’t, you’re going to have to check out Tracy Lawrence’s newest album. Made in America is a 12 song project that includes this catchy one with “Stay Back a Hundred Feet.”

Midland is absolutely killing it with every song they’ve released leading up to their new album dropping later this week. “Fast Hearts and Slow Towns” is unmistakably a Midland song and one they execute on flawlessly.

Meghan Patrick’s new song this week is “Chaser.” The up-tempo song about taking on the town is a fun one that needs to be added to your playlist ASAP.

Kelleigh Bannen’s upcoming album Favorite Colors due out in October is getting a lot of buzz from people who have listened to the full project. Her new release this week “Boys Don’t Cry” is getting us pretty excited to see what the full album will sound like.

Nick Wayne is part of the next generation of country singer-songwriters that you’re going to be hearing more of in the next decade. Check out his music as this week he released a new one in “Til the Wine’s All Gone.”

Speaking of songwriting, Thomas Finchum can write the hell out of a song. As we’ve mentioned before, he wrote “Kissing a Girl” from LOCASH’s latest album which is one of the best songs I’ve heard this year. He carries that over to his latest song in “Mothers” — a song that’s a tribute to all the mothers out there.

Tenille Townes released a song that is so well-written I guarantee that as you listen to it you’re going to get goosebumps. “Jersey on theWall – I’m Just Asking” is her newest this week.

Country riser Ingrid Andress is out with a new song this week that is a pure knockout. “We’re Not Friends” showcases her ability to write a song that makes you feel something but it also showcases her ability to use her voice to bring those words to life in a song.

Brandon Ratcliff’s new one this week is “Slow Down Hometown.” He sings about heartbreak and how fast things change and how fast people move on, with the help of background vocals from Alison Krauss.

Sean Stemaly is another artist that in the next generation of a Luke Combs or Morgan Wallens and this week he released the super catchy “Back On A Backroad.”