Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Celebrates Songwriter Al Anderson
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum celebrated songwriter Al Anderson on Saturday, Feb. 6, during its Poets and Prophets program, which honors songwriters who have made significant contributions to country music. Hosted by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum editor Michael Gray, the program featured archival photos and audio tracks that traced Anderson’s life and career to becoming a hit songwriter.
Anderson performed a number of his songs throughout the event, accompanied by friends Sharon Vaughn, Jeffrey Steele, and Country Music Hall of Fame member Vince Gill.
OMG Entertainment’s Sierra Black Meets CRB’s Bill Mayne
OMG Entertainment artist Sierra Black chatted about her new single, “Heart on Ice,” with CRB’s Bill Mayne at CRS this week. Her debut CD was produced by Grammy award-winning producer Michael Omartian and Tom Hemby.
The Shotgun Seat Hosts Songwriters Round With Phil Barton, Dan Couch, Tia Scola, Billy Montana, Erik Dylan, and Jillian Jacqueline
The Shotgun Seat hosted its first songwriters round, held at Nashville’s The Listening Room last week. The round featured Dan Couch, Tia Scola, Billy Montana, Erik Dylan, and Jillian Jacqueline, as well as a guest appearance from Phil Barton.
Montana offered a rendition of Jo Dee Messina’s “Bring On The Rain” from 2002, while Dylan performed “Comeback Kid,” a track from Kip Moore’s sophomore album, Wild Ones. Couch offered the Canaan Smith track, “Hole In A Bottle.” Montana and the crowd traded lines on Sara Evans’ “Suds in the Bucket,” while Barton performed Lee Brice’s “A Woman Like You.”
Mike Smith Celebrates Super Bowl and CRS
On Sunday (Feb. 7), country artist Mike Smith welcomed radio programmers who arrived in Nashville early for Country Radio Seminar to a viewing party for Super Bowl 50 at the downtown restaurant B.B. King’s.
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