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Singin’ Along With Songwriter Ben Hayslip

Sportin’ a ball cap, slightly weathered jeans, and a smile, singer/songwriter Ben Hayslip’s humble demeanor is bound to woo any crowd of country music fans.  His mile long resume of hit songs will without a doubt impress each and everyone of them too!  The Georgia native is putting pen to paper and churning out songs […]

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12 Questions with Derek Hoke

Twelve is an iconic number. There were the 12 Tribes of Israel, there are 12 eggs in a dozen, and 12-step programs. Twelve is also a sublime mathematical number, there are 12 signs of the zodiac, 12 disciples of Christ, 12 months in a year, 12 strikes to a perfect game in bowling . . […]

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Colt Ford Interview

With his second album launching tomorrow, Colt Ford took some time out to talk to Country Music Pride, about life, music and everything in-between. Staying true to his roots while he reinvents a new sound in a city that can be stubborn with its rules, Colt Ford brings fresh insights and enthusiasm to the greatest […]

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Interview: Bucky Covington

When someone comes of age in a town with a name like Rockingham, North Carolina, you’d better hope they can live up to that reputation. Bucky Covington has been Rockingham’s finest Ambassador of Rock since long before his stint on Season 5 of American Idol, and you’d best believe his growing fanbase and rising presence […]

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Zac Brown Band Takes Us Deep Inside the Grammys

It’s been a banner award season so far for up-and-coming country bands. First CMP BFFs Gloriana outshine Lady Gaga and Kid CuDi at the AMAs and, on January 31, the Zac Brown Band’s chicken-fried charm led them to a Best New Artist win at the Grammys. Check out this video, where the band takes you […]

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Phil Vassar: I did it my way

Phil Vassar isn’t new to writing foot-tapping, heart-pumping songs that inspire and get you thinking. He’s penned No. 1 hits like, “Just Another Day in Paradise” and “In a Real Love,” and his current single, “Everywhere I Go,” is climbing the charts. His latest release, “Traveling Circus,” not only expands his role as a motivator, […]

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