From the day she was born Montana Modderman was destined to become a singer. Often performing for her parents in their living room as a child, Montana found it easy to take to the stage for her very first time. By the age of 13, Montana began to to play the guitar and write songs of her own. With Shania Twain, Tim McGraw, and Taylor Swift as her idols, Montana wasn’t afraid to write from a place of honesty.
In fact the majority of Montana's music reflects personal experiences. On July 27th Montana plans to release a new single Didn’t Mean To, which talks about how she was blindsided in a relationship. Following the song’s release, Montana is booking shows for the fall and plans to make the move to Nashville.
Stay tuned for what’s to come for Montana by following her on her socials at @montanaeileen.
With music as a form of therapy, Savannah Smith can’t stop singing. Beginning as a dancer, music has always moved Savannah. Choosing to pursue a career in music while in high school, Savannah is currently attending the Berklee School of Music.
With the year to write, Savannah has released her new single Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. A sarcastic track which reflects on her own and her friend’s experiences being in a relationship, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will speak to anyone who’s experienced a breakup. Following the single’s release, Savannah plans to finish her debut EP.
Performing in smaller venues Savannah enjoys the ability to perform to an intimate audience. Eventually Savannah wants to make the move to Nashville and perform at the Grand Ole Opry as well as other popular venues in the area.
For now follow Savannah on social media at @definitelynotsavannah and on her website at www.savannahsmithofficialmusic.com for more information to come.
Former American Idol contestant Sarah Ross returns with the release of her EP Nervous Breakdown coming July 20th. Originally from a small town in New Jersey, Sarah has always enjoyed the southern lifestyle. By the age of 17 Sarah followed passion and auditioned for American Idol. Making it through to Hollywood, Sarah signed with a label and began writing her own music.
Writing songs which reflect her own day by day interactions, Sarah’s music is relatable and often conveys a story. Her upcoming EP Nervous Breakdown features five tracks written by Sarah herself, however the title track was written by Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Trevor Rosen. The final track on the EP, All I Want to Know, was co-written with her ex-boyfriend and speaks about opening up with someone in a relationship.
To promote the EP’s release Sarah is preparing to film a music video for nervous breakdown and reach out to radio stations across the nation.
Stay tuned for the release of Nervous Breakdown coming July 20th and follow Sarah on social media @SarahRossMusic or on her website at sarahrossmusic.com.
Sit back and listen to Cloverdayle’s self-titled album released this Friday June 29th. Reflecting their laid back style and country roots, this 16 song album feels like a baby to the duo. Having began the writing process three years ago their new album includes a variety of stories and emotions.
The track I’ll Remember was written in honor of two close friends who lost the fight to cancer. Wanting to remember them at their best, Cloverdayle kept the track upbeat with a nostalgic feeling. Meanwhile Love Changes Everything speaks about today’s political climate, preaching love above hate. For classic country fans, State of My Heart plays with the traditional sound of a steel guitar. Additionally Cloverdayle choose to include their rendition of Strawberry Wine, the first song they learned to play together.
Now touring in the Northwest, Cloverdayle can’t wait to share their story with the world. So listen to their music on iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon Music and see their full list of tour dates on their website at cloverdayle.com.
Don’t miss your chance to listen to Moriah Domby as she releases her new single Could’ve Tried. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, country music wasn’t Moriah’s first love. In fact Moriah attended college as a business major, later making the move to Nashville where she felt most at home.
Having learned how to play the guitar and piano as a child, Moriah quickly found her sound and style as an artist. With a country pop base and Carole King as her idol, Moriah pursued songwriting. Her latest single Could've Tried reflects on a relationship with someone in her past which didn’t fully develop.
Following the success of Could’ve Tried, Moriah plans to release another single and EP this fall. For now you can find Moriah performing in and around Nashville and listen to her music on Spotify here.
Country singer Hailey Verhaalen’s new EP, The Real Stuff is now available for digital pre-order here. It includes 6 tracks featuring her single Rerun, which you can get instantly by pre-ordering. The EP will be available on all digital outlets July 13.
The EP was produced by the accomplished multi-genre producer, Jason Snell. “The Real Stuff” contains a beautiful and honest collection of songs, straight from the heart. Regarding the title track, Verhaalen says, “we live in a society that pressures us to spend our hard earned money to keep up with all of the latest trends so that we can be looked at as “cool.” I wanted to remind people that they don’t need to follow all of the latest bank breaking trends to be “cool.”
The Real Stuff was recorded at Nashville’s most legendary recording studio, Sound Emporium Studios, where some of the biggest artists to date have recorded. Verhaalen has a social media following of 20k and has opened for acts such as Love and Theft, James Otto, Craig Wayne Boyd and more. You can catch her on her tour, “The Real Stuff Tour,” this summer and can get tickets here.
“Hailey is a force to be reckoned with; a powerful voice with solid songs,” says award-winning audio engineer, Brian Scheuble. Scheuble worked on Verhaalen’s record and has worked on albums for countless artists such as LeAnn Rimes, Zac Brown Band, Backstreet Boys, The Eagles and more.
While this EP holds a wide variety of themes, Verhaalen captures every emotion all while staying true to who she is.
Lucky to have enrolled in Grammy Camp in the same year, the members of Maybe April -- Kristen Castro, Katy DuBois (Bishop), and Alaina Stacey have been singing together ever since. Writing their first track Loving You Still, reflecting on bad breakups, the group discovered they harmonized well together. Their latest release Paper Heart was written by Kristen, who was reflecting upon her first love passing love notes between desks in school when she wrote the track.
Check out their EP available on iTunes and Spotify as well as their official music video for Last Time via CMT here.
Runaway June is an American country music group consisting of vocalists Naomi Cooke, Hannah Mulholland, and Jennifer Wayne. Rooted in country music, the trio conveys a story in each song. Runaway June’s debut single Lipstick talks of a breakup, while expressing a positive outlook on the situation. Complementing each other's strengths, it’s no wonder why the trio was quick to find success.
Now promoting their latest single Wild West, you can listen to the trio on iTunes and Spotify here.
Growing up in Temecula, CA the trio Temecula Road want to share their stories with the world. Comprised of sisters Maddie and Emma Salute as well as friend Dawson Anderson, Temecula Road has become known for their trademark harmonies and covers which have put them on the map in the past few years. Upon the release of their first two singles What If I Kissed You and Hoping, the trio’s fan base grew significantly. This past year Temecula Road made their debut appearance at C2C’s Country Music Festival, Stagecoach, and on the Radio Disney Country Stage during CMA Fest following the release of Everything Without You.
Listen to Temecula Road on Radio Disney Country and on Spotify here.
The six-piece band Delta Rae has been making their way through the festival circuit growing their fan base ever since 2009. Having received national attention from NPR and the Washington Post, Delta Rae was picked up by Big Machine Records. Having added to their collection of songs, Delta Rae’s new single No Peace in Quiet can be heard on country music radio across the nation.
Take a listen to Delta Rae’s music on Spotify here.
Teen trio Auburn Road is sure to mesmerize you with their collaborative harmonies. Comprised of lifelong friends Alicia Paulson, Paxton Martin and Kristen Brown, the trio isn’t afraid to express their true selves and beliefs in their music. In fact Auburn Road often pushed the boundaries of the modern genre. Releasing their debut album Fancy in 2016, Auburn Road is taking control of what’s to come next by booking shows whenever and wherever they can.
Listen to their debut album here.
June 22, 2018 -- Take a chance on Lauren Davidson as she releases her new single Pouring Rain today. Written alongside her father, Pouring Rain speaks of a breakup consuming someone’s every move. About getting lost in the what ifs, Lauren uses the image of pouring rain to convey the idea of washing away the past and seeking a fresh start.
With a country pop sound, this ballad reveals another layer of who Lauren is as an artist. Listen to the full single on iTunes and Spotify here.
Make room for Savvy and Mandy as they embark on a journey to empower the world through music. The ultimate sister duo, Savvy and Mandy compliment each other in the best of ways. As a child Mandy was outgoing often putting on performances for the entire family. Meanwhile Savvy’s talent remained a secret until her family caught her singing in the shower one afternoon. Once a duo, Savvy and Mandy auditioned to become members of an all-female band. The project director not only loved their audition, but decided to recreate the project around Savvy and Mandy as a duo.
Later making the move to Nashville, Savvy and Mandy released their first single Comin Back as a Cowboy. The song which tells of how country music came to them, Comin Back as a Cowboy allowed the duo to discover their vocal style and sound. After performing and writing in Nashville for eight years now, Savvy and Mandy released Wildfire this year. Inspired by a Pinterest post which revealed a woman posing in front of a flame, the duo was inspired to write an empowering track reminding women that it’s okay to live independently.
To promote Wildfire’s release the duo has been performing in the Nashville and Los Angeles area. Partnering with Radio Disney Country, Savvy and Mandy took on another challenge this year hosting a radio show of their own. Thanks to the continuous airplay of Wildfire on Radio Disney Country and their performance at this year's CMA Fest, Savvy and Mandy have grown their fan base significantly.
Encouraged to continue writing new music, Savvy and Mandy plan to release their debut EP within the year. For now you can find Savvy and Mandy’s music on iTunes, Spotify, and Amazon Music or on their website at www.savvyandmandy.com. Plus follow the duo on their socials @SavvyandMandy to stay updated on what’s to come.
I am currently a student at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles as a marketing major. Upon realizing that I wanted to change the way people perceive country music and to help women have a voice, I began Next Women of Country in 2015 promoting new female artists and sharing their stories with the world. You can find me via Instagram @nicolemmarchesi or contact me via email at email@example.com