Tag Archives: Who’s New

Who’s New: Canaan Cox

Who’s New: Canaan Cox

Born: Asheville, N.C. Lives: Nashville Age: 28 Single: “Coming Back” EP: Canaan Cox Twitter: @CanaanCox Instagram: @CanaanCox Facebook: @CanaanMusic North Carolina native Canaan Cox has been surrounded by mountain music since birth, learning the mandolin, fiddle and guitar before studying musical theater at Catawba College in Henderson, N.C. After taking his talents to the high…MORE

Who’s New: Mary Bragg

Who’s New: Mary Bragg

Born: Swainsboro, Ga. Lives: Nashville Current Single: “Lucky Strike” Influences: Kathy Mattea, Trisha Yearwood, Patty Griffin, Emmylou Harris, Townes Van Zandt, Lucinda Williams Twitter: @marybragg Mary Bragg grew up surrounded by music at her home in Georgia. Her father is a musician and choir director at her hometown church, so she and her family spent…MORE

Who’s New: Temecula Road

Who’s New: Temecula Road

Members: Sisters Maddie (vocals) and Emma Salute (vocals, mandolin), Dawson Anderson (vocals, guitar) Home: Temecula, Calif. Single: “What If I Kissed You” Website: temecularoad.com Twitter: @temecularoad INSIDE SCOOP The teen trio of sisters Maddie, 16, and Emma Salute, 17, and Dawson Anderson, also 17, honed their harmonies in the relatively small Southern California town of…MORE

Who’s New: Kaylee Rutland

Who’s New: Kaylee Rutland

Age: 21 Hometown: Flower Mound, Texas Lives: Nashville Single: “Pick Me Up” Twitter: @KayleeRutland Website: kayleerutland.com Influences: Sara Evans, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire INSIDE SCOOP Kaylee Rutland got her musical start in a children’s choir at her local church at the tender age of 8 years old. From that moment, the young singer was hooked.…MORE

Who’s New: Bailey Bryan

Who’s New: Bailey Bryan

Age: 19 Hometown: Sequim, Wash. Lives: Nashville Single: “Own It” EP: …So Far Twitter: @baileymyown Website: baileybryan.com Influences: Dixie Chicks, Taylor Swift, Macklemore, Chance The Rapper, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam, Nirvana INSIDE SCOOP: Bailey Bryan was destined to be a songwriter. Growing up in the rural town of Sequim, Wash., and undergoing life-changing…MORE

Who’s New: Michael Tyler

Who’s New: Michael Tyler

Age: 23 Hometown: Thayer, Missouri Lives: Nashville Single: “They Can’t See” Album: 317 Twitter: @MichaelTyler93 Website: themichaeltyler.com Influences: Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, Jason Aldean, Tesla, Cinderella, Poison THE SCOOP At the age of 13, Michael Tyler—a big fan of Jason Aldean—wrote a message to Jason’s producer, Michael Knox, via MySpace in hopes of making a connection.…MORE

Who’s New: Morgan Wallen

Born: Sneedville, Tenn. Lives: Nashville Age: 23 Single: “The Way I Talk” EP: The Way I Talk Twitter: @MorganCWallen Sneedville, Tenn., native Morgan Wallen got his first taste of the spotlight as a 3-year-old, singing during church services for his father’s congregation. Piano and violin lessons followed, but like many boys, Morgan’s interest shifted to…MORE

Who’s New: Camille Rae

Who’s New: Camille Rae

Hometown: Mount Vernon, Ky. Lives: Nashville Single: “I Need Me” Album: Come Find Me Twitter: @Camilleraemusic Website: camillerae.com Influences: Trisha Yearwood, Faith Hill, Martina McBride INSIDE SCOOP A self-admitted “introvert,” Camille Rae finds herself most at home on stage communicating her message to listeners. Growing up in Kentucky, the redheaded vocalist began performing at a…MORE

Who’s New: Midland

Who’s New: Midland

Members: Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy, Jess Carson Single: “Drinkin’ Problem” EP: Midland Twitter: @MidlandOfficial Website: Midlandofficial.com Influences: Willie Nelson, Keith Whitley, George Strait, Brooks & Dunn, Gary Stewart INSIDE SCOOP: Lead singer Mark Wystrach, lead guitarist Jess Carson and bass player Cameron Duddy make up country’s hippest new trio, Midland. Formed in Dripping Springs, Texas,…MORE