Annie Parnell is a music and pop culture writer based in Richmond, Virginia. Her writing and reporting has appeared in PopMatters, We Are The Mutants, Country Queer, and WTJU.
Remembering Karen Dalton: A Musician On Her Own Terms
Although details about Karen Dalton’s life are difficult to come by, she had an unquestionable impact on the musical landscape of the 1960s and 70s.
‘I Wanted to Be Honest’ — H.C. McEntire Explores ‘Every Acre’ With New Album [INTERVIEW]
McEntire's latest album examines grief and loss through earnest, alt-country storytelling.
10 Great Albums You Might Have Missed in 2022
As the year draws to a close, it's the perfect time to explore these hidden gems.
Randy Travis Re-Releasing ‘An Old Time Christmas’ With New Songs
'An Old Time Christmas (Deluxe Edition)' will feature never-before-heard tracks.
Willie Nelson Urges Fans to Save America’s Wild Horses in Open Letter
"Wild horses, like other wild animals, were meant to be wild and free," says Nelson.
Keb’ Mo’ and Darius Rucker Come Home With New Song ‘Good Strong Woman’ [Watch]
The song reflects on the importance of finding meaningful, steady relationships, with a heavy emphasis on family.
Chris Stapleton, Tom Morello Team Up to Fight ‘The War Inside’ [Listen]
The roots-rock epic is a compelling anthem that illustrates the pain of dealing with isolation and mental health struggles.
Luke Bryan’s New Single, ‘Up,’ Feels Like Home [Listen]
"It talks about what I love and what’s dear to me," the country superstar says.
Kacey Musgraves Goes Soft-Glam Equestrian at 2021 Met Gala [Pictures]
The 2020 Met Gala was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, so stars went big in 2021.
Garth Brooks’ Dive Bar Tour Will Return in 2021
He'll still be on the road for fans to enjoy, despite the pandemic.
Dolly Parton Wins First Emmy Award for Netflix Christmas Movie
Parton won as an executive producer of the film 'Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square'.
Midland Kiss and Tell in ‘Sunrise Tells the Story’ [Listen]
This giddy morning-after track is rich with the imagery of a romantic night.