Interview

Jennifer Nettles

Jennifer Nettles Enjoys ‘Digging Around in the Shadows’

“I enjoy exploring the topics less explored,” Nettles said of the songwriting on her brand-new solo album “That Girl.” She also spoke about Sugarland’s future: “we left it open-ended.”

01/15/2014

Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes Describes His ‘Storm Warning’ Parking Lot Party

“There’s something magical about somebody else endorsing your music that way, believing in you like that.”

01/15/2014

(Alex John Beck/XL Records)

Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Diane Young’

Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.

01/14/2014

(Courtesy of Capitol Nashville)

Behind the Song: Darius Rucker’s ‘Wagon Wheel’

“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”

01/09/2014

David Nail

David Nail Enlists Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack for New (and Different) Album

Known for his emotional piano ballads, Nail’s new album is less piano-based and more guitar-heavy than his previous two releases.

01/07/2014

(James K. Lowell)

Behind The Song: Lorde’s ‘Royals’

“I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song,” Lorde told Radio.com, “which was, ‘We’re driving Cadillacs in our dreams,’ was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young.”

01/07/2014

Brett Eldredge

Brett Eldredge Makes His Super Bowl Predictions

While his beloved Bears were knocked out of the playoffs by the Packers, the country star still dreams of the Chicago team winning the Super Bowl.

01/03/2014

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line Talk Game Plan for 2014

Florida Georgia Line have had quite the year. In 2013, they garnered four consecutive No. 1 hits with the first four singles off their debut album, ‘Here’s to the Good Times.’

12/31/2013

mumford and sons avicii

Radio.com Inside Out: The Bluegrass Connection in Contemporary Music

Is bluegrass hip all over again? If you look at the today’s pop-music landscape, apparently so. In Radio.com’s Inside Out video, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Stapleton and others talk about the influence of bluegrass — and the “O Brother Where Art Thou?” soundtrack — on modern music.

12/20/2013

Deana Carter

‘Strawberry Wine’ Singer Deana Carter on Her New Album, Writing with Kacey Musgraves & Watching ‘Nashville’

“It was hugely important, writing with new artists and seeing their passion and drive, the freshness. It was so inspiring for me,” Carter said of working with Musgraves.

12/19/2013

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