Apple Music is celebrating the country music genre with the unveiling of it’s new “Country Wide” hub along with a new playlist of the same name. The playlist highlights emerging artists far beyond Nashville, coming from all over the globe like Ireland, South Africa, Canada, Australia and more. With a heavy focus on the developing artists in particular, the playlist is programmed by Apple Music editors around the world with the common goal of raising awareness and facilitating the global progression of country music.
Currently being featured on the “Country Wide” playlist is Canada’s Tenille Townes who we recently highlighted in our Swag Spotlight Series. “I believe music is a connector all around the world and when we really listen to each other’s stories we realize we are all more alike than we think,” Townes said. Likewise, Ireland’s Catherine McGrath, South Africa’s Roan Ash and Australia’s Missy Lancaster all use familiar songwriting styles to make the world feel a little smaller.
The “Country Wide” playlist also includes familiar established artists such as Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves and will be updated regularly with new artists and music for fans to discover.
Visit Apple Music’s New Country Wide Hub Here and Check Out the Playlist below.
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