Man Crush Monday, Country Style

August 10

Who doesn’t love a little Chris Young on this Man Crush Monday? Here are my top 5 favorite songs by the “Neon” singer.

“Aw Naw”


“Text Me Texas”


“I’m Comin’ Over”

Rainy Day Country Playlist

If the weather where you are anything like NC, wet, gloomy, and cold, you are like me and need an early afternoon pick me up. And what better way to get re-energized than with some country music hits. Enjoy my rainy day country playlist below.

1: “Girl in a Country Song” Maddie & Tae

2: “Feelin’ It” Scotty McCreery

3: “Country Nation” Brad Paisley

4: “American Kids” Kenny Chesney

5: “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

6: “Drunk on a Plane” Dierks Bentley

7: “Yeah” Joe Nichols

8: “Day Drinking” Little Big Town

9: “Priscilla” Miranda Lambert

10: “That’s My Kinda Night” Luke Bryan

Top Five Things You Need to Know about Today’s Country Music News

When it came to finding an idea for my post today, let’s just say it wasn’t easy. The country music world was full of things! So, I decided to give you a brief post on the top 5 things you needed to know about country music for Monday, January 13.

1. Dierks Bentley finally let us in on just how cute his son, Knox, is by sharing the below picture. Knox was born this past fall. Such a sweetheart! (And I mean, both Dierks and Knox)



2. Tim McGraw released his new single ‘Lookin’ for That Girl.’ The track will go on sale on iTunes January 21. You can take an exclusive first listen:

3. It was a big day for McGraw! In addition to his new single, he broke the news he is heading back on tour! His 2014 Sundown Heaven Town Tour will kick off in May. See what stops McGraw will be making:

4. That Girl is Jennifer Nettles’ new solo album, due out tomorrow. In a statement with Billboard, Nettles said “By the time the record comes out, I will have been writing for it for about four years,.” 


5. Happy Birthday, Trace Adkins! The ‘Ladies Love Country Boys’ singer turned 52 today.