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Alex Woodard - Alex Woodard

Surpises come everyday and that's what happened upon listening to Alex Woodard's self-titled album.  Expecting something more rock than country, I was plesantly surprised with the amount of country that was present on the disc. 
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Kellie Pickler - Kellie Pickler

Kellie Pickler went from American Idol to rising country star quite quickly.  After a Gold-selling debut album and a few successful singles, Pickler returns with a self-titled album that has the goal to establsh her as a star. Does it fulfill that promise?
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42nd CMA Awards Show Performers Announced

The CMA announced their first round of performers today.  Keith Urban, a 3 time Male Vocalist and one-time Entertainer of the Year winner, leads the pack of performers.  Other artists scheduled to perform include Taylor Swift, Brooks & Dunn and George Strait.
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Jack Ingram - That's A Man

Jack Ingram scored a #1 single and four Top 40 hits off of "This Is It."  With the release of "That's A Man," Jack is back with a radio single that manages to walk the line behind his roots and contemporary radio tastes.  But is walking that line enough for Jack to score another big hit?
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Exclusive: Jimmy Wayne Turns Risk into Reward

Taking risks often comes with payoffs that are quite satisfying rewards.  Jimmy Wayne's recent Number One single "Do You Believe Me Now" is certainly a risk that paid off handsomly.  Talking with Roughstock, Jimmy also discussed those that helped him along the way and much more
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Thompson Square - Not Far Enough

New country music duo Thomspon Square features the husband and wife team of Shawna and Kiefer Thompson.  Together the duo have created a catchy debut tune in "Not Far Enough."  Does it go far enough to entice radio and fans enough to want to listen to the song over and over?
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Charlie Allen - Why Ask Why

After going through a couple of label deals, Charlie Allen partnered up with River Run Records to produce his latest album "That Was Then This Is Now."  "Why Ask Why" is the third single from the successful independent release and showcases a side not before showcased to radio.  But is