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VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson – Behind-The-Scenes of “Tie It Up”

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Kelly Clarkson‘s current country single, “Tie It Up,” is seriously great. If you haven’t stopped by iTunes to grab it yet, you should. You won’t be disappointed.

Written by Shane McAnally, Ashley Arrison, and Josh Osborne, the single gives homage to Clarkson’s story with fiancé Brandon Blackstock and their life right now since they will soon be tying the knot!

Check out a behind-the-scenes video of the making of “Tie It Up.” There is one part where Clarkson is wailing like only she can (approximately 0:28-0:48). The song really showcases her amazing, goose-bump worthy range and pure tone. She’s the vocal queen.

McAnally says in the video, “Isn’t that the best thing you ever heard in your life?” Yes, it is… yes, it is!

REVIEW: Arabella Jones “Let’s Roll”

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Arabella Jones is here to play dirty on her new single, “Let’s Roll.” The track features some of country music’s favorite cliches – mud, partying & trucks – yet still manages to sound fresh. Although she takes a page from the current crop of country males, the song excels because it’s NOT just another frat boy anthem. “Boy if you want a little mud on your tires, let’s roll,” sings Jones in her country-pop twang. The song is a playfully coy come-on to the type of guy who is looking to get a little mud on his tires. Pretty boys need not apply here, as Jones invites boys to “shift down and start this party” and join in her “country playpen”

The track, available on iTunes 9/3, sounds equal parts Band Perry, Miranda Lambert & Cassadee Pope. With it’s pulsing guitar, catchy hook and flirty lyrics, we can imagine country girls everywhere adopting the single as their newest anthem. Cruise on out of the way Florida Georgia Line, we’re ready to “Roll” with Arabella.

For more info on Arabella Jones, make sure to visit her official website and follow her on Twitter.

Cassadee Pope Releases Her Debut Album Tracklist

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As you all know from a story we posted last week, Cassadee Pope is leaking tracks from her debut album, “Frame By Frame,” every two weeks. Now, Cassadee has released the titles of the eleven songs on her album, due out in stores on October 8th. The track list is as follows:

1. Good Times; 2. Champagne; 3. Wasting All These Tears; 4. I Wish I Could Break Your Heart; 5. Everybody Sings; 6. You Hear A Song; 7. This Car; 8. One Song Away; 9. Easier To Lie; 10. 11; 11. Proved You Wrong

Cassadee Pope Leaks New Music

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Winner of NBC’s “The Voice”, Cassadee Pope, will be releasing her debut album, “Frame By Frame,” on October 8th. In order to get fans excited for the release, Cassadee has taken song leaking into her own hands. Every two weeks until the October 8th release, Cassadee will release an additional track from “Frame to Frame” on iTunes! The first of the many tracks to be leaked, “You Hear a Song,” is now on iTunes for download.

Head over to iTunes and get your sneak peek of Cassadee’s first solo project! And, remember to check back every two weeks for another new track off of “Frame to Frame”!

REVIEW: Adley Stump’s Debut Single “Like This”

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If you know anything about NBC The Voice alumnae, Adley Stump, it is that she is the epitome of “a little bit country, a little bit rock ‘n’ roll.” So, what do you get when you add Adley’s fun personality, unique style, and Oklahoma roots? You get Adley’s debut single, “Like This.”

Adley’s eclectic “Like This” has the confidence and attitude of a P!nk hit, the rock ‘n’ roll feel of an Ashlee Simpson (pre-hillbilly dancing on SNL) jam, and a country twist that is incomparable to anyone else on the scene. In fact, it would not surprise us in the least if “Like This” catapulted Adley into country music stardom and served as a catalyst for the next crossover sensation! Play this song on your iPod while you exercise, belt it out when driving in your car with your windows down, or request it at a country bar … the bottom line is, if you want to dance, sing along, and have a great time, you too will love Adley’s single!

“Like This” will be available on Tuesday, July 30th, through all major distributors, including iTunes and Amazon. If you “like this” review enough to download Adley’s single next week, make sure to let us know what you think! We can’t wait to hear your reviews!

Laura Bell Bundy’s “Two Step” to Hit Radio and CMT

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Big Machine’s newest artist, Laura Bell Bundy, is about to experience a whirlwind, courtesy of her new partnership. Laura’s new single, “Two Step,” which will surely be the next line dancing phenomenon in country bars and clubs, will officially be available on iTunes July 9th and impact Country radio on August 5th.

Additionally, CMT and CMT.com will run a 24-hour, exclusive world premiere of the brand new music video for “Two Step” tomorrow, July 4th, with subsequent re-airs promoted across all of CMT’s digital platforms and 5.3 million social media fans.

Big Laura Bell Bundy News!

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Straight off the road with Rascal Flatts comes former Broadway Baby and current country music artist, Laura Bell Bundy, who is taking her electric stage presence to Wisconsin for Country Fest 2013! Laura will be hitting the stage with DJ Soulman in the Electric Country Leinie Lodge Friday, June 28th, and Saturday, June 29th.

Check out Laura’s big announcement regarding Country Fest below, but not before we share more exciting news with you! For those of you who are unable to catch what are sure to be killer performances, we are absolutely thrilled to share with you that Laura has released a brand new song to iTunes, entitled “Two Step”, which also features up-and-comer, Colt Ford. “Two Step” is a part of the Dance Y’all Volume 1 EP, which also includes Florida Georgia Line, Greg Bates, and Thomas Rhett. You can purchase a digital copy of “Two Step” by clicking here.

Make sure to visit us on social media and let us know what you think of Laura’s latest track!

Oklahoma’s Own Adley Stump Lends Her Vocals to Aid Her Home State

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In response to the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma, Oklahoma vocalist, Adley Stump from Season 2 of NBC’s “The Voice” is working with fellow native Oklahomans and Nashville songwriters to bring more attention and support for the recent tornado victims.

Without hesitation, Adley rushed into the studio to record a song that will be released May 24th to iTunes, as well as to many radio and television stations. All proceeds from the song will be donated to the Red Cross to be used to help the Oklahoma tornado victims.

“I immediately tried to figure out how I could help,” Adley says. “I think in this situation everyone just tries to figure out what they have that they can give. What I have is music, and here in Nashville there is nothing we know more than the power of a song. So when a friend from home e-mailed the song asking if I’d sing it, I knew immediately that’s how I could help. The song was perfect; I knew immediately I wanted to get in the studio with it. I hope it brings true comfort and healing for the hearts of those affected.”

Adley also intends to pull together a benefit concert in Oklahoma with other fellow Oklahoman musicians with the proceeds dedicated to the relief effort in Oklahoma. Information on this relief concert is being developed and further details will be released in the near future.

As soon as Adley agreed to sing, the Bennett family of First Oklahoma Bank provided the funds to make the project possible. The song is called “Weather the Storm” and was written by hit songwriters Bernie Nelson, Will Champlin and Adriene Smith Garrison and produced by hit songwriter/producers Philip Douglas and Greg Bieck.

Make sure to keep an eye on iTunes tomorrow so you can download Adley’s new song while helping those in need as a result of the horrific tornadoes that swept through Oklahoma. And stay tuned to Keepin’ It Country (and our social media pages) for further information on the benefit concert being planned by our friend, Adley, in support of her home state.

Interview: Doreen Taylor

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When we first discovered Doreen Taylor and started to learn about her, we asked ourselves “Is there anything this girl can’t do?!” Then, after a bit more research and some one-on-one chats with Doreen, we received our answer: “NO!” While we would love to tell you that Doreen is a jack of all trades, we won’t go there (you will see why below!). Instead, we will introduce Doreen as a singer, songwriter, and actress with a magical musical past, an impressive academic background, and an incredibly bright future.

Without further ado, we present to you the amazing and talented Doreen Taylor!

Lady Antebellum’s “Downtown” Available On iTunes

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One of our favorite country groups, Lady Antebellum, released their new single, “Downtown,” today.

“Downtown” serves as the lead single for the trio’s upcoming fourth album, and is now available for download on iTunes.

Lady A’s Hillary Scott had this to share about the new song:

“There’s some sass to this track that makes it really fun to sing…it’s definitely a roll down the windows and bob your head kind of thing. We thought it was a fun way to launch the next record and a fitting preview of what’s to come!”

To purchase the single on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/downtown-single/id596812123.

Don’t forget to check out the official lyrics video:

And for all things Lady A visit: www.ladyantebellum.com.