Chris Stapleton isn't done writing songs for other musicians, he avoids Nashville's touristy Lower Broadway whenever possible, and he avoids alcohol when he's writing. Those are just a few things we learned from his recent appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast.
Touring is where artists make their money these days and just about all of 'em hit the road in a big way this year. There are a handful of country tours that straight up blew us away, however, and we've got a year-end Top Five.
"Another tender Tennessee Christmas, the only Christmas for me." Amy Grant makes no bones about it in that holiday classic, and these days she and hubby Vince Gill are showing Americans exactly what that means.