Category Archives: The Writers Room

Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Carly Pearce Talks Self-Titled Album, Busbee Friendship, Opry Importance, Gaining Confidence, Finding Love & More

Jim Casey talks with Carly Pearce about: releasing her self-titled sophomore album on Feb. 14 finding confidence over the last few years the evolution of her music since releasing her 2017 debut project, Every Little Thing her friendship with writer/producer busbee, who passed away in September 2019 the responsibility of keeping busbee’s music alive the…MORE

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Clare Bowen Talks Growing Up in Australia, Overcoming Childhood Cancer, Starring on “Nashville,” Finding Love, Creating New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with singer/songwriter/actress Clare Bowen and her husband, Brandon Robert Young, about: releasing her self-titled debut album in the U.S. on July 12 releasing the album in Germany, U.K. and Australia over the last year starring as Scarlett O’Connor on Nashville for six season growing up in Australia speaking with a Southern U.S.…MORE

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Russell Dickerson Talks Musical Influences, Singing Sexy Jams, Debut Album, “Yours” & More

Jim Casey talks with Russell Dickerson about: the extraordinary streaming success of his single, “Yours” getting serious about songwriting musical influences growing up in Tennessee touring with Thomas Rhett and Billy Currington new album, Yours (available Oct. 13) and more Show Participants Russell Dickerson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Russell Dickerson’s websiteMORE

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Fun-Loving Jerrod Niemann Talks Making New Album, “This Ride,” Collaborating With Diamond Rio, Leaving His Mark & More

Jim Casey talks with Jerrod Niemann about: making his new album, The Ride working with Diamond Rio on new song, “I Ain’t All There” fundraising for important organizations like the USO releasing a new whiskey with a local Nashville distillery leaving his “mark” on country music over his 17-year career visiting Marfa, Texas making a…MORE

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Nashville Native Mitchell Tenpenny Talks About Developing His Unique Sound, Finding Songwriting Success & Releasing His New EP, “Linden Ave”

Jim Casey talks with Nashville native Mitchell Tenpenny about growing up in Music City, how he got started in the music business, finding success as a songwriter on Granger Smith’s Top 10 single, “If the Boot Fits,” the mix of styles on his new EP, Linden Ave, and more. Show Participants Mitchell Tenpenny Jim Casey, NCD director…MORE

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Wild Man Chris Janson Talks Mountain Dew, Shel Silverstein, Touring With Sam Hunt, Top 10 Single, New Album & More

Jim Casey talks with Chris Janson about being a Mountain Dew aficionado, his Shel Silverstein tribute performance at the ACM Honors ceremony, his Top 10 single, “Fix a Drink,” touring with Sam Hunt, his new album, Everybody, and more. Show Participants Chris Janson Jim Casey, NCD director of editorial Show Notes & Links Chris Janson’s websiteMORE

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Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Drivers License’ breaks new record

Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Drivers License’ breaks new record

Olivia Rodrigo’s debut single “Drivers License” has broken the Spotify record for most streams of a song in a single week. The song was streamed 65,873,080 times during the week ending on Jan. 14, according to Spotify’s global weekly Top 200 chart. Last week, Spotify announced that the song had set the platform’s record for…

Steve Martin has ‘Good news/Bad news’ about getting vaccinated

Steve Martin has ‘Good news/Bad news’ about getting vaccinated

Steve Martin is apparently a half full-half empty kind of guy. The comedic actor tweeted Sunday about receiving a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine and displayed his tendency toward the middle ground. Martin started out by writing “Good news/Bad news.” “Good news: I just got vaccinated!” he wrote. “Bad news: I got it because I’m…

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have a new baby — and we know his name

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel have a new baby — and we know his name

Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel have a new baby. Confirming the good news in a video call with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, the singer and actor revealed that his new son’s name is Phineas. The former NSYNC singer already has a 5-year-old son called Silas with actress Biel, whom he married in 2012.…