Dot Records Artist Drake White Revs Up in Birmingham
Dot Records artist Drake White performed the National Anthem on Sunday, April 26 during the NBC Sports Network-televised Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham. Prior to the race, the soulful Alabama native met with Chip Ganassi/Big Machine Racing drivers Tony Kanaan (#10 IndyCar) and Sage Karam (#8 IndyCar).
Jana Kramer To Return To Grand Ole Opry April 28
Jana Kramer will perform her current single, “I Got The Boy,” during an appearance at the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday, April 28.
“It’s such an honor to play the Opry and share the stage that has been home to so much history,” says Kramer. “The Opry has a special place in my heart, and I can’t wait to be back.”
Her latest single, “I Got The Boy,” is about watching a past flame move on. The song hit home for Kramer when she first heard it. “I’ve been trying to write this song about my high school sweetheart for years,” she says. “It’s amazing how songwriters can write your life and these lyrics say what I was trying to write for years.”
The song will be featured on Kramer’s forthcoming album, produced by Scott Hendricks.
The Swon Brothers Perform at Generations Riviera Maya in Mexico
The Swon Brothers recently performed for a packed crowd at Generations Riviera Maya in Mexico. The duo also shared the performance with CMT, offering exclusive access to their own experiences on CMT’s social media, and provided live updates to CMT’s followers via Snapchat.
Jamey Johnson, Amanda Watkins Team Up For “If I Was Over You”
Jamey Johnson and singer-songwriter Amanda Watkins blended their voices for the new duet, “If I Was Over You,” which is now playing on Sirius XM’s The Highway. Johnson released the Grammy-nominated Living For A Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran in 2012. Watkins is known for her work as part of the duo Miss Willie Brown, as well as on the Big & Rich song “Cheat On You.”
“I love Amanda’s voice,” Johnson says. “She and Rivers Rutherford wrote a great song and I’m proud to be a part of it.”
The song can also be heard on Soundcloud.