Will Groff is a music and culture writer based in Brooklyn. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, No Depression, Holler and elsewhere.
Ranking All 20 of Brooks & Dunn’s No. 1 Songs
There's never been another country duo like Brooks & Dunn!
Miranda Lambert Crushes ‘If I Was a Cowboy’ Performance at 2022 CMT Music Awards
Miranda Lambert delivered a pitch-perfect performance of "If I Was a Cowboy."
Gabby Barrett Shines on the 2022 CMT Music Awards Stage With ‘Pick Me Up’
Barrett's performance on the 2022 CMTs stage was pitch-perfect.
Keith Urban Opens the 2022 CMT Music Awards With Fiery ‘Wild Hearts’
The CMT Music Awards got off to a "wild" start.
Remembering Charley Pride and His Landmark 1969 Live Album
Often overlooked in favor of its more famous counterparts, this 1969 live album is an essential piece of country music history.
Interview: Hailey Whitters Looks Back to Move Forward on ‘Raised’
It’s not every country album that opens with a piece of orchestral music — let alone one named for a literary deep-cut — but Whitters is not every country singer.
The Kentucky Gentlemen’s ‘Whatever You’re Up For’ Is a Respectful Country Bop [LISTEN]
The twin brother duo's radio-ready new banger is a refreshing take on the country party song.
Mickey Guyton Gets Real About Industry Racism on ‘Face to Face With Becky G’ [Exclusive Premiere]
The Grammy-nominated country singer opens up about seeing signs of change in the industry.