At age 47, McGraw hits home with reflective songs about love and modern life — especially those of a mature Southern man seeking balance between the past and present.
Sergio Mendes continues his mission of spreading the joy of Brazilian music to a global audience on new album “Magic.”
Bennett and Gaga first teamed up on his Grammy-winning 2011 “Duets II” CD to perform the standard “The Lady Is a Tramp,” with Gaga displaying impressive vocal chops.
Kenny Chesney took a year off before recording his new album, “The Big Revival,” and it shows. Cohesive in scope, “The Big Revival” suggests the veteran country star is determined to extend his two-decade string of top 10 hits — something he has achieved with first single, “American Kids.”
Jennifer Hudson’s new album, “JHUD,” would fly off the shelves if every copy included a tiny stage, complete with miniature Jennifer Hudson singing live.
For more than a decade, Lee Ann Womack ranked as the most traditional female artist in contemporary country music, holding on to old-school values in themes and arrangements as others in the genre kept incorporating more pop rhythms and rock energy.
Find out why so many generations have idolized this symphony, and why Litton, the CSO and the CSO Chorus give symphony newcomers and the most ardent fans something new to enjoy.
Brown captures attention from the get-go, opening “X” with the chilly first lines of his title track: “If you’re only as good as the company you keep/Then I’ma blame you for what they say about me,” he sings, taking listeners on a slow, dark cruise that eventually erupts into a crush of dubstep and electronic stylings from track producer Diplo.
The 20-song “Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium” documents what was billed as Country Music Hall of Fame member George Strait’s final concert.