Music Video Roundup: Rascal Flatts, Bucky Covington and More

Rascal Flatts featured their new music video for “Come Wake Me Up,” with a behind-the-scenes special that launched August 6 at The full video will make its world premiere Friday, August 10 on CMT at 6 a.m. ET, and run at the top of every hour during music hours.

Filmed in Nashville, the video includes a cameo by Joe Don Rooney’s wife, Tiffany Fallon. Two-time female street freestyle world champion Dena Sodano steps in Fallon’s role as the motorcycle stunt driver. “Come Wake Me Up” was directed by Shaun Silva.

To preview the making of the video, click here.

Photo: Justin Nolan Key/Big Machine Records

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Bucky Covington and Shooter Jennings have teamed up with for the world-premiere of their music video, “Drinking Side Of Country.” The neo-outlaw action clip, which depicts Covington and Jennings stirring up trouble in a tiny town, can now be viewed here.

Directed by Blake Judd, the raucous music video was shot in Greensburg, KY in the midst of a record-setting heat wave in the region. Friends Kellie Pickler, X Games medalist Kenny Bartram and TNA Impact Knockout wrestler Mickie James make cameo appearances as they help Covington and Jennings evade the law and celebrate over a cold beer. “Drinking Side Of Country,” written by Covington and twin brother Rocky along with Ducky Medlock, can be found on Covington’s forthcoming sophomore album Good Guys, set to release September 11.

Bucky Covington and Shooter Jennings

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Heidi Newfield recently released the music video for “Why’d You Have To Be So Good.” Directed by Eric Welch, the video features Newfield in two settings: one totally black and one totally white. “There’s a constant struggle between hope and fear within all of us. This video allows the viewer to watch that internal struggle play out.” To view the video, click here.

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The first in a series of fan generated music videos for Mary Chapin Carpenter’s new song, “Soul Companion,” premiered August 1 on YouTube. Featuring a duet with James Taylor, “Soul Companion” is the first single from Carpenter’s Zoë/Rounder Records album, Ashes and Roses. The video features images that were sent in by fans. The remaining videos will premiere throughout the next few weeks. Click here to view the video. In celebration of the album, Carpenter is currently in the midst of a North American headlining tour, including dates at Wolf Trap and Ravinia as well as an appearance at Lincoln Center’s 2012 White Light Festival.

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Corey Wagar

Corey Wagar recently released the official music video for “Take Ya Back.” The video brings viewers a glimpse into Wagar’s life at a young age. Filmed in the heart of Music City, Corey relives the moments she cherished most growing up, listening to her father’s old records and her own personal favorite country classics. Penned by Wagar and songwriters Beau Fuller and Cece DuBois, “Take Ya Back” has been receiving rave reviews since its radio release in June. It immediately charted at No. 71 on the MusicRow Country Breakout chart. To view the video, click here.

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Southern California country crooner Nick 13 has premiered a serene new music video for “Carry My Body Down” from his debut self-titled album. To view the video, click here.

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Up and coming country rockers, Whiskey Myers, recently released the music video for the song, “Anna Marie.” Directed by Matt Bizer of Robot Fondue, the 1940’s-esque video follows the tale of five moonshine-drinking outlaws on the hunt for money and trouble. Little do they know, they’ll meet their match with the equally dangerous Anna Marie, played by Natalie Wilemon. To view the video, click here.









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