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Have Faith, Will Travel: Kip Moore's Spiritual Journey to 'Slowheart'
Kip Moore has been labeled 'fire and ice,' but songs from Slowheart, his third studio album, prove he's more complex.
Brett Eldredge's Relationship With Love? It's Complicated
Brett Eldredge just released his most personal album to date. His self-titled third album includes 11 vulnerable stories of the heart and one tribute to his brother. It's a raw, at times uncomfortable look at a singer who is very much in the middle of trying to figure it out.
Sara Evans Says 'Words' Is the Album of Her Lifetime
Sara Evans is releasing a new album, but don't you dare say she's "back."
Fresh Ink: Kane Brown Is Country's Most Mystifying Newcomer
Kane Brown's path to stardom has been anything but ordinary, and on his new self-titled album, he exposes the dark history that helped him find his light.
Florida Georgia Line Are Battered, Bruised But Still Smiling
Call them the “Cruise” guys if you’d like, but Florida Georgia Line's new Dig Your Roots album proves Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley's story is deeper, darker and much more complex. In the face of criticism, they keep growing.
Kinda Don't Care: The Cover Story
After three years away, Justin Moore opens up about big changes in his musical approach, his personal life and why he 'Kinda Don't Care' what anyone thinks.
Jake Owen Rolls Into Brighter Days With New Album
Aboard his vintage VW bus, Jake Owen discusses his divorce, his label shakeup and the album he threw away before finally finding happiness on 'American Love.'
Martina McBride Is Still Reckless
As she approaches the release of her 13th studio album, Reckless, Martina McBride is feeling fresh. It's one of the best records she's ever made, and she bent creatively to make it — but that doesn't mean she's not the same Martina.
A Case for Best Country Album at the 2016 Grammys
Five writers make a case for why each of the five great country albums nominated for Best Country Album deserve to take home the 2016 Grammy Award in February's cover story.
Granger Smith Is the Hottest Artist to Watch in 2016
Granger Smith has been chosen as Taste of Country’s No. 1 Hot Artist to Watch in 2016. His debut single, “Backroad Song,” is quickly climbing the charts.