Sam Hunt is one of the three male country solo artists — along with Hunter Hayes and Scotty McCreery — who I will voluntarily purchase an album from and enjoy. As a whole, males in country music tend to resort to clichés, asking a girl to come up in their truck and ride. Few manage to escape this mold and actually write music that is worth listening to. But as an artist who is opening for Lady Antebellum on their Wheels Up tour and who writes with songwriters such as Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, it's safe to say he has.
I'd say that RaeLynn came to my attention like everyone else, on the Voice, but that would be a lie. I was looking at my Tumblr dashboard (which I have been wasting too much time on lately) and saw an upload of her single God Made Girls reblogged by Megan & Liz. Initially my response was hesitant, wondering if the song was a girl anthem or sexist, but I came to the conclusion that it was the first — albeit not the kind of girl anthem you'd see on popular radio in anywhere but the South. And I liked the song (the co-writers recruited are brilliant). So I was looking up her radio tours. And basically fell in love.
We had to wait entirely too long for her EP, but it's finally here.
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