Jake Owen: "I'm The Beach Guy"

Who doesn't love the beach? And is that why we love Jake Owen so much? The sunshine-soaked Florida boy (he's from Vero Beach) recently sat down with The Tennessean ahead of a recent sellout concert in Nashville to talk about his beachy image and the songs that helped create it.

Maren Morris Calls For More Country Music Truth Telling

What a difference two years makes. It's been nearly that long since remarks by a radio consultant in the Nashville-based trade publication Country Aircheck sparked "Tomatogate," the 2015 controversy over female airplay – or lack thereof – on country radio.

Gold Rush: Brett Young Delivers Country First In 2017

Gold is such a nice color, isn't it? Brett Young likely thinks so. The Californian and one-time aspiring baseball player is celebrating Gold certification for his singles "Sleep Without You" and "In Case You Didn't Know," which means sales of 500,000 each.