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Lainey Wilson’s Song “Wildflowers And Wild Horses” Goes Number One

Lainey Wilson goes number one at country radio with her song, “Wildflowers And Wild Horses.” Learn all the details here.

Lainey Wilson in an absolute superstar in country music. She is a talented vocalist and songwriter, as well as, one of the most fun entertainers to see live. So far in her career, she has been recognized for her talent both at award shows and at country radio. Today, she adds to her catalog of hits with “Wildflowers And Wild Horses” going number one at country radio this week.

Written by Wilson with Trannie Anderson and Paul Sikes, “Wildflowers And Wild Horses” is a song about perseverance. A beautiful anecdotal song about western living, Wilson is the perfect person to bring the song and its imagery to life. It is no wonder that “Wildflowers And Wild Horses” became another hit single for Wilson at country radio.

“I’m five generations of blazin’ a trail // Through barb-wired valleys and overgrown dells // I’m barefoot and bareback and born tough as nails // Whoa, whoa, whoa // I’m four-fifths of reckless and one-fifth of jack // I push like a daisy through old sidewalk cracks // Yeah, my kinda crazy’s still runnin’ its courses with // Wildflowers and wild horses”

Congratulations to Wilson and her team on their accomplishment. We are excited to see what song becomes Wilson’s next number one!

Join our Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Lainey Wilson announcements and releases.

To keep up with Lainey Wilson, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“Wildflowers And Wild Horses” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Lainey Wilson Shares New Song “Country’s Cool Again” After Grammy Win

Lainey Wilson’s new song, “Country’s Cool Again” is out now, February 16th on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new track below.

Fresh off her GRAMMY win for best country album, Lainey Wilson is feeding fans even more music. Since she emerged in the country music landscape, Wilson has cemented herself as a mainstay in the genre. Now, the singer-songwriter is a true superstar in her own right. Wilson’s new song, “Country’s Cool Again” is just another notch in her belt.

The new single has everything we have come to love from a Lainey Wilson hit. “Country’s Cool Again” touches on all the cliches of country music in a new and fresh way. Throughout the song, Wilson sings about how country music is mainstream again, which fits right into her lifestyle. The song highlights the revival of the country music genre, something that Wilson herself has had a huge influence on.

“Oh me, oh my, how things changed //  And I can’t believe my eyes these days // Everybody wanna be a cowboy // Drive a John boat whip a John Deere // Everybody wanna backwoods front porch // With a tub full of iced-down beer // Must be something in water flowing out of the holler // Blue collar must have caught a new wind // Doggone daggummit, didn’t see that coming // Country’s cool again”

“Country’s Cool Again” is a type of song that is hard not to love the second you hear it. Wilson deserves all the hype she is getting right now and we hope that this is just the beginning of more new music down the pipeline!

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Lainey Wilson shares new song, “Country’s Cool Again,” out now on all streaming platforms.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Lainey Wilson releases.

To keep up with Lainey Wilson, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“Country’s Cool Again” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Lainey Wilson + Dolly Parton Pay Tribute to The Judds with “Mama He’s Crazy”

In a new project to pay tribute to The Judds, Lainey Wilson and Dolly Parton collaborate on a cover of the song, “Mama He’s Crazy,” out now, October 27th on all streaming platforms. Listen below!

Country music never forgets to appreciate and pay homage to the musical acts that paved the way for modern-day musicians both in and out of the genre. In a new project called A Tribute To The Judds, artists are getting together to cover the iconic songs in The Judds’ catalog.

Back in August, Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton shared their rendition of “Love Is Alive” and last month, Wynonna Judd and Trisha Yearwood released their cover of the iconic song, “Cry Myself To Sleep.” Today, superstars Lainey Wilson and Dolly Parton are lending their voices to “Mama He’s Crazy.”

On “Mama He’s Crazy,” both Parton and Wilson show off their incredible vocals and storytelling ability. Both entertainers bring a new spirit and life to the iconic track. The song is all about finally letting your guard down for love, a beautiful sentiment that Parton and Wilson pay homage to throughout their cover of the track.

The full record, A Tribute To The Judds also came out today. Fans can listen to more iconic tributes to The Judds by artists like Megan Moroney, Cody Johnson, Ashley McBryde, LeAnn Rimes, and Jelly Roll.

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Lainey Wilson x Dolly Parton collaborate on the cover of The Judds song, “Mama He’s Crazy.”

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future releases.

“Mama He’s Crazy” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Lainey Wilson Goes Number One with “Watermelon Moonshine”

Lainey Wilson lands another number one song at country radio this week with “Watermelon Moonshine.” Learn all the details here.

Lainey Wilson in an absolute superstar in country music. She is a talented vocalist and songwriter, as well as, one of the most fun entertainers to see live. So far in her career, she has been recognized for her talent both at award shows and at country radio. Today, she adds to her catalog of hits with “Watermelon Moonshine” going number one at country radio this week.

Written by Wilson with Josh Kear, and Jordan Schmidt, “Watermelon Moonshine” is a story about reckless love. The singer has previously shared that the song embodies exactly what she values in country music: the story and the timeless connection to the music. “Watermelon Moonshine” is one of Wilson’s best songs to date.

“Drinkin’ watermelon moonshine // We cut the burn with a little lime // Parkin’ back in them kudzu vines // I was his and every bit of that boy was mine // Too young to know what love was // But we were learnin’ on a sweet buzz // There’s never nothin’ like the first time // And mine’s always gonna taste like // Watermelon moonshine”

Congratulations to Wilson and her team on their accomplishment. We are excited to see what song becomes Wilson’s next number one!

Join our Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming Lainey Wilson announcements and releases.

To keep up with Lainey Wilson, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“Watermelon Moonshine” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Jelly Roll’s Adds Lainey Wilson on “Save Me” Duet, Out Now

Jelly Roll shares a new reimagined version of “Save Me” with Lainey Wilson, out now, May 11th, on all streaming platforms. Listen to the brand new track below.

As we await his upcoming album Whitsitt Chapel, due out June 2nd, Jelly Roll continues to give fans a taste of what’s to come. At the ACM Awards last week, Jelly Roll took to the stage with ACM winner, Lainey Wilson to debut their new duet, “Save Me,” out now.

While the ACM Awards were full of incredible performances, Jelly Roll and Wilson delivered one of the most unforgettable performances of the night. Already a fan-favorite, “Save Me” is an introspective song that begs the listener to listen with their whole heart. The reimagined version of Jelly Roll’s track adds Wilson for a duet we never knew we needed! Both artists are about to catapult to superstardom!

“They say my lifestyle is bad for my health // It’s the only thing that seems to help // All of this drinkin’ and smokin’ is hopeless // But feel like it’s all that I need // Somethin’ inside of me’s broken // I hold on to anything that sets me free // I’m a lost cause // Baby, don’t waste your time on me // I’m so damaged beyond repair // Life has shattered my hopes and my dreams”

It is clear that 2023 is going to continue to be a massive year for both rising artists. “Save Me” is just another example of incredible storytelling in country music.

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Jelly Roll shares new song with Lainey Wilson, “Save Me,’ ahead of upcoming studio album.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Jelly Roll and Lainey Wilson releases.

To keep up with Jelly Roll, follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

To keep up with Lainey Wilson, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“Save Me (with Lainey Wilson)” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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HARDY & Lainey Wilson Go Number One with “wait in the truck”

HARDY and Lainey Wilson go number one at country radio this week with their song “wait in the truck.” Learn all the details here.

The second HARDY and Lainey Wilson released the iconic murder ballad, “wait in the truck,” everyone knew that it was something special. It was just a matter of time before the song shot to number one on the country charts. Today, “wait in truck” is officially the number one song at country radio.

This marks HARDY’s second number one at country radio as an artist and also the second number one for Wilson. It is also worth mentioning that HARDY’s song “JACK” also recently went number one at rock radio, his first artist number one that is not a collaboration.

Together, the singer with Wilson brought an incredible story to life. “wait in the truck’ is chilling, honest, and raw. It is the true epitome of an incredible country song.

“I don’t know if he’s an angel // ‘Cause angels don’t do what he did // He was hellbent to find the man behind // All the whiskey scars I hid // I never thought my day of justice // Would come from a judge under a seat // But I knew right then I’d never get hit again // When he said to me // Wait in the truck // Just wait in the truck”

Both HARDY and Wilson are on the cusp of superstardom. The two artists are always unapologetically themselves, and have cultivated dedicated fanbases that are ride or die for them. “wait in the truck” is an incredible feat for the twosome!

Join our Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about upcoming HARDY and Lainey Wilson announcements and releases.

To keep up with HARDY, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

To keep up with Lainey Wilson, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“wait in the truck” is available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released tunes on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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‘Stoned Cold Country’ Rolling Stones 60th Anniversary Tribute Album

In honor of the 60th anniversary of The Rolling Stones, country artists banded together to create a tribute album called Stoned Cold Country, out now. Listen below.

In honor of the 60th Anniversary of The Rolling Stones, country music is celebrating with a tribute album called Stoned Cold Country. Country artists celebrate the legacy of The Rolling Stones through fourteen distinct covers of some of their greatest hits. The exciting new project is officially out now.

“Four years ago, I had this idea of a Country tribute record to The Rolling Stones – the greatest rock band of all time,” shared producer, Robert Deaton. “I could not be more proud of the artists and musicians that participated on this album. As the song says… ‘It’s Only Rock and Roll But I Like It’ – I hope everyone will join us in celebrating 60 years of The Rolling Stones.”

Stoned Cold Country will appeal to both country and rock fans. Some of country music’s greatest artists like Brothers Osborne, Brooks & Dunn, Little Big Town, and Lainey Wilson lent their voices to iconic Rolling Stones songs. Bright spots on the record include the opener, McBryde’s rendition of “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” and Eric Church’s countrified version of “Gimme Shelter,” as well as, newcomer, Elvie Shane’s cover of “Sympathy for the Devil.”

Stoned Cold Country is a true love letter from the country music genre to The Rolling Stones in celebration of their incredible career. It is also a reminder to naysayers of country music that country artists can truly do anything!

Stoned Cold Country Track List:

1.     “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” – Ashley McBryde
2.     “Honky Tonk Women” – Brooks & Dunn
3.     “Dead Flowers” – Maren Morris
4.     “It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll (But I Like It)” – Brothers Osborne & The War And Treaty
5.     “Miss You” – Jimmie Allen
6.     “Tumbling Dice” – Elle King
7.     “Can’t You Hear Me Knocking” – Marcus King
8.     “Wild Horses” – Little Big Town
9.     “Paint It Black” – Zac Brown Band
10.  “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” – Lainey Wilson
11.  “Sympathy for the Devil” – Elvie Shane
12.  “Angie” – Steve Earle
13.  “Gimme Shelter” – Eric Church
14.  “Shine A Light” – Koe Wetzel
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‘Stoned Cold Country’ is available now on all streaming platforms.

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future releases.

Stoned Cold Country is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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Lainey Wilson Shares Her Rendition of “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”

Lainey Wilson shares her rendition of The Rolling Stones’ classic hit song, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”, out now. Listen here…

In honor of the 60th Anniversary of The Rolling Stones, country music is celebrating with a tribute album called Stoned Cold Country. Country artists celebrate the legacy of The Rolling Stones through fourteen distinct covers of some of their greatest hits. Last year, Brothers Osborne and The War and Treaty gave their best rendition of the classic, “It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll (But I Like It) and Elvie Shane shared his rendition of “Sympathy For The Devil.” Today, Country superstar Lainey Wilson lends her voice to the iconic classic, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.”

One of the more popular songs in The Rolling Stones’ impressive catalog, Wilson gives the song the spotlight and the sass that it deserves. Her rendition is spot-on vocally and will appeal to fans both in and out of the genre.

Fans can expect the full-length album, Stoned Cold Country, coming later this year. The record will feature even more iconic covers from some of your favorite artists like Zac Brown Band, Elle King, Brooks & Dunn, Ashley McBryde, and more. We look forward to hearing more tunes this year, and of course, more unexpected collaborations.

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Lainey Wilson shares her rendition of “You Can’t Always Get What You Want.”

Fans can join our Weekly Round-Up e-newsletter here, for the latest in country music and more news about future Lainey Wilson releases.

To keep up with Lainey Wilson, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

“You Can’t Always Get What You Want” is now available everywhere you buy or stream music. Take a listen below and check out more new recently released music here on our ‘New Country Music’ playlist. Be sure to give the playlist a follow for your weekly new country music fix.

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ICYMI: Lainey Wilson Makes Her Acting Debut on Yellowstone

Recent CMA winner, Lainey Wilson makes her acting debut on the season 5 premiere of hit show, Yellowstone. Get all the info here!

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On November 13th, the hit show, Yellowstone returned to the silver screen to share more about the lives of the Dutton Family and the drama surrounding their Montana Ranch. This season we will also be seeing country music’s very own Lainey Wilson in a recurring role on the show!

On premiere night, the songstress-turned-actress made her acting debut as Abby, an artist who performed at the celebration party for the newly-elected Governor of Montana, John Dutton (Kevin Costner). 

It was surely a bucket-list week for the “Things a Man Oughta Know” singer who just days before the Yellowstone excitement, took home New Artist of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2022 Country Music Awards. Tune in to Yellowstone weekly to catch Wilson on the show and learn more of the details and developments of her character, Abby. 

The season 5 two-hour premiere saw John Dutton sworn in as the new Governor of Montana. Reluctant and more or less forced into the position that even he confirms should have been his son Jamie’s, John is not thrilled about what the next four years will look like, to say the least. Unhappy with staff members that were chosen for him because he didn’t want to choose them himself, and unaware of policies that he has so-called ‘agreed with’, he is quick to make drastic changes in his early days as governor. As cut-throat as you could assume and in classic Dutton fashion, John quickly makes it clear – to the public who may assume, but quite literally to his own family – that he is going to do what is right for the Ranch, first and foremost.

As reluctant as he may be, there would be no getting around the party to celebrate the successful campaign. Even though John sees the night as work, lucky for the Ranch hands, the party is held right in their backyards. Here for the open bar but not the formal dining, the Yellowstone ranch hands sneak off with other ranch hands they ran into and had some fun of their own. In some friendly competition demonstrating their lasso skills, they manage to attract a crowd of on-lookers. 

This is where we first see Lainey Wilson as Abby. Beth Dutton (Kelly Reilly) decides to have a smoke as she watches the boys, and as she notices Abby enjoying what she’s seeing – she asks “is that one yours?” as she gestures to Ryan (Ian Bohen). Abby comes back saying none of them are hers, because she’s too smart to date a cowboy – but she still likes to look at ‘em. Her reasoning? They’ll always love the lifestyle, the job, the horse more, and she wants to be first. As we know Beth does not agree, she soon after walks away and says she’s going to go see her cowboy now.

When Beth walks away, Ryan takes his chance to walk over to Abby. Before he can even get a word in, she tells him “it ain’t gonna work”. He is quick to charm her and she ultimately agrees to ‘just one dance’, which by the looks of it, she didn’t hate. That’s all we see of Abby in the premiere after she and Ryan dance among the others as Shane Smith & the Saints play ‘Dance the Night Away’ on stage. Abby is set to perform later, and while we don’t get to see her performance in this first episode, we have a feeling we will have the opportunity to real soon. 

Lainey Wilson revealed that the shows creator, Taylor Sheridan, created the role ‘just for her’. Sheridan had included the music of both Wilson and Shane Smith & The Saints in the series, prior to each of their appearances on camera this season. Later, Sheridan invited Wilson out to Vegas to play a horse-riding competition and the two bonded over horses. Thanks to the unique design of Abby’s character, Wilson says she essentially gets to play herself on the show. While we have only had a taste of Wilson’s character, we can not wait to see what is in store for Abby in this season of Yellowstone, from her music to her romance with Ryan.  

As far as the rest of the Duttons, Beth and Rip are seeing less and less of each other with Beth having been on the campaign trail with John and now promoted against her will to his Chief of Staff. Rip is left to clean up yet another mess of the ranch hands when they seemingly followed his orders to rid the fields of wolves that were attacking their cattle, but instead they shot and killed wolves from the park, on the now governor’s land, mere days after he is sworn in. Knowing that the radio collars need to stay moving to avoid alerting park workers, Rip’s plan to send them down the river on tree branches in the hope that they eventually fall off on their own downstream, fails when one gets caught riverside not too far away. The episode ends with viewers seeing this, so we can expect that this problem is long from over. The same goes for the Dutton’s feuds with both the reservations’ Tribal Chairman Thomas Rainwater and Market Equities CEO Caroline Warner. 

Meanwhile, Kayce and wife, Monica attempt to cope with the loss of their child – who survived all but 10 minutes in the world, as a result of a head-on-head collision when the then-pregnant Monica was driving herself and their elder son Tate to the hospital as she was experiencing excruciating labor pains three weeks ahead of her due date. 

Be sure to catch the next episode this Sunday, and continue to follow along to see what Abby is up to each week.

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5 Artists That Are Future Entertainer of the Year Winners

Country music is home to many incredible singer-songwriters and superstars. Artists like Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Eric Church, and more have taken home the coveted Entertainer of the Year award at country music award shows like CMA Awards and ACM Awards. Over the years, Country Swag has confidently predicted future winners and Artists to Watch long before their nominations. As Awards season approaches, we thought it would be fun to share five artists that we believe are future entertainer of the year winners. Check out our list below.

  1. Russell Dickerson

It has been evident since day one that Russell Dickerson is an absolute superstar. He finds a way to connect with fans through his music, making everyone want to root for his success. In his young career, Dickerson has broken records, as his singles consecutively find their way to the top of the radio charts. “Love You Like I Used To” is even tied officially with Lonestar’s “Amazed” as the longest-running top-ten single in radio history. It is only a matter of time until he is nominated for the coveted award!

To keep up with Russell Dickerson, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

  1. Morgan Wallen

Morgan Wallen was primed for superstardom back in his “The Way I Talk” days. While his career has been turbulent at times, his stardom has not wavered. After a widely successful tour and a record-breaking sophomore album, it appears that Wallen is closer than ever to the Entertainer of the Year award. He even finds himself with a nomination this year! Will he take it home? Tune in to the CMA Awards on Wednesday, November 9 at 8/7c on ABC.

To keep up with Morgan Wallen, follow him on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

  1. Lainey Wilson

Lainey Wilson is an absolute force in country music right now! Her brand new album, Bell Bottom Country is already one of the most talked about records of the year. In her young career, she has already garnered an impressive crew of diehard fans, an army of songwriters and artists who believe in her, and an incredible future. We believe, she will be up for Entertainer of the Year sooner rather than later!

To keep up with Lainey Wilson, follow her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

  1. Conner Smith

When Thomas Rhett tells you he believes in someone then you know they are worth paying attention to! Conner Smith is that person and after meeting him back in 2021 for our NYC Live Sessions, we were quickly belivers ourselves. At just 22 years old, Smith is quickly building a fanbase that is obsessed with everything he puts out. He is a songwriter wise beyond his years, has undeniable charisma, a stage presence worthy of  EOY noms, and his songs are the right mix of catchy and prolific. Give it some time and everyone will know who Conner Smith is!

To keep up with Conner Smith, follow him on Instagram, TwitterTikTok, and Facebook.

 

  1. HARDY

Already one of the best songwriters in country music, HARDY is on the brink of superstardom. He can truly do no wrong! HARDY carves a space for himself everywhere he goes. His signature country-rock sound is resonating with fans across the world, and his live show is like no other. Mark our words, HARDY will be an Entertainer of the Year winner in the umping years.

To keep up with HARDY, follow him on InstagramTwitter, and Facebook.

 

What do you think of our picks? Who do you see as a future Entertainer of the Year? Tweet us @CountrySwag and let us know!