The nominees in the 2017 Grammy Awards include some of the biggest names and hottest up-and-coming talent in country music, including some nominations in non-county all-genre categories. This year the staff of Taste of Country are challenging our readers to a friendly bet to see who can most closely predict the winners among the country nominees in the prestigious awards.
There are new artists and then there are Risers — the most exciting up-and-comers in country music. Our expert panel has picked the acts we believe are poised to explode in 2017. Now you decide who will join them. Cast your vote for country’s next superstar! The full class of RISERS will be announced on March 1.
When Alabama rolled onto the scene, there were very few bands in country music that had commercial success. They shattered all of those rules, rolling out decades of hits that we're exploring in this list of the Top 10 Alabama Songs.
What a crazy year it has been in country music! From the deaths of some legendary musicians, to some business changes and even a beloved star who is starting over in a new chapter of her life, 2016 has been a year of change for so many.
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