2016 will begin with new releases from a legend and a hot country duo. Hank Williams Jr. is set to release It's About Time on Jan. 15, the same day Brothers Osborne will drop Pawn Shop. Along with one other scheduled album, the mid-point of January is shaping up to be the unofficial start of the year in terms country music releases.

Randy Rogers Band will also drop Nothing Shines Like Neon on Jan. 15. Morgan Myles actually begins the month. The country newcomer will release her new EP Miss Morgan Myles on Jan. 8. The highly-anticipated release introduces her as a female artist to keep a close eye on in 2016.

A full-length album from Australian singer Dianna Corcoran rounds out the month. In America is her latest release for the Nashville resident. She's a longtime country fan who calls artists like Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Jo Dee Messina influences.

If more new albums are announced before January begins, this list will be updated. Check back to see full album reviews and interviews as the new projects are released to the public.

New Country Music Releases for January 2016:

January 8
Morgan Myles, Miss Morgan Myles EP

January 15
Brothers Osborne, Pawn Shop
Hank Williams Jr., It's About Time
Randy Rogers Band, Nothing Shines Like Neon

January 29
Dianna Corcoran, In America

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