Entries by Shanna Vitaliano

NYCS Swag Spotlight Featuring Kylie Frey

This month’s Swag Spotlight series features Louisiana born Kylie Frey; a former rodeo star, honky-tonk singer, and rising country artist. Growing up in a rodeo family in Louisiana, music came a little bit later for Frey. Her early success originated from roping calves and tying goats, however she showcased another talent with her voice at […]

NYCS First Impression: Jason Aldean ‘9

Jason Aldean, the legendary ACM Artist of the Decade has released his ninth studio album fittingly entitled 9; a sixteen-track work of art that blends his traditional country roots with modern rock. The multi-platinum entertainer teamed up with long-time producer Michael Knox and Nashville’s top songwriters Josh Thompson, Rhett Akins, Jordan Schmidt, Brad Warren, Brett […]

Reba Announces New 2020 Arena Tour with Caylee Hammack

Reba McIntire, one of the most iconic women in country music has announced that she will be hitting the road on her REBA: Live in Concert Tour in 2020. Fresh off of co-hosting the Country Music Awards alongside Carrie Underwood and Dolly Parton, Reba proved she can co-host, entertain, and perform all in one night. […]

NYCS Swag Spotlight: Swearingen & Kelli

This week’s Swag Spotlight series features artists Jayne Kelli, and AJ Swearingen, also known as the country folk duo Swearingen & Kelli. Singing and songwriting are what brought this husband and wife duo together, and their infectious story-telling and harmonies are something we will all appreciate. So how did these two gifted artists come together […]

Luke Bryan Reveals New Single “What She Wants Tonight”

Platinum-selling superstar Luke Bryan has all of country music swooning over his latest release “What She Wants Tonight.” This track is his second release to a forthcoming album and a follow up to his chart-topping #1 Billboard track “Knockin’ Boots.” Bryan shows a distinctive, stripped-down side to his music with the steamy “What She Wants […]

NYCS First Impression: Chris Janson ‘Real Friends’

Platinum award-winning singer-songwriter Chris Janson released his third album Real Friends today, and the album is as personal as it can get.  Real Friends is Janson‘s latest project with Warner Music Nashville, and a follow up to previous chart-topping records Everybody and Buy Me A Boat. All thirteen tracks are co-written and produced by Janson, and the album lives up to its title because he created it […]

[Listen] LANCO Drop “What I See” and “Old Camaro”

The double-platinum feel-good country band LANCO debuted two new songs this weekend and added the nostalgic “What I See” and the classic love story “Old Camaro” to their repertoire. The dynamic five-person band has proved once again how their authentic voices and pure organic sounds create relatable lyrics with infectious anthemic choruses. Their new single […]

NYCS Swag Spotlight Tori Martin

Nashville’s latest newcomer, singer-songwriter Tori Martin is this week’s Swag Spotlight artist. Before making a name for herself in Nashville, Martin grew up in a military family and has lived all over the country. Nevertheless, she considers Texas home and spent the majority of her life growing up in a small town, filled with lots […]

Lena Stone Debuts Latest Feel-Good Single “Hotel”

One of our Swag Spotlights, Lena Stone debuted her new single “Hotel,” and it is the latest feel-good anthem, encouraging everyone to live their life to its fullest. The Massachusetts native is a singer-songwriter that is certainly making a name for herself in Nashville and in country music. Rolling Stone dubbed her artistry “smartly written […]

Midland Kick Off Their ‘Let It Roll’ Tour in New York City

Last night, the honky-tonking Texas trio Midland kicked off the first show of their Let It Roll Tour to a packed house at Terminal 5 in New York City. The group has been on a roll themselves as of late, with their critically-acclaimed sophomore album scoring No. 1 on the Billboard charts in the first […]