Entries by Nicole Piering

Rascal Flatts Surprise Fans with EP ‘Jukebox’

Rascal Flatts fans were in for a surprise last Friday (December 7) when, without warning, the trio dropped a special EP (Big Machine Records). Entitled Jukebox, the four-song collection contains a quartet of classic songs, re-imagined by Gary LeVox, Joe Don Rooney, and Jay Demarcus. The surprise EP was inspired by a highlight of Rascal […]

This Shirt Saves Lives: St. Jude Teams Up with Country Music Stars

If you’ve been on social media recently, you’ve most likely seen your favorite country stars, and other celebrities, wearing T-shirts emblazoned with the message “This Shirt Saves Lives.” The viral awareness campaign is in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, and helped inspire more than 90,000 monthly donors to support St. Jude’s mission. Since […]

Rachel Wammack Releases Beautiful Christmas Covers

There’s nothing like country taking over Christmas music. RCA Records Nashville’s new artist Rachel Wammack recently dropped her classic-Christmas covers of “This Christmas” and “O Holy Night” as part of a Live from Thirteen Performance. These festive releases are following her debut chart-climbing single “Damage.” The holiday renditions are just a taste of what her […]

NYCS First Impression: Brett Young ‘Ticket To L.A.’

Since the release of his self-titled debut album, Brett Young has been one of country music’s fastest rising stars. Today released the highly anticipated follow-up, Ticket to L.A., produced by Dann Huff and Jimmy Harnen, only furthering his future superstardom. With a soulful voice and a penchant towards heart-wrenching ballads, Young has that undefinable X-factor. […]

Brett Eldredge Releases Stunning Video for “The First Noel”

There are few things that can get you in the holiday spirit like Christmas music, and there are few things that represent the holidays more than bringing people together. In Brett Eldredge’s stunning new video for his acapella take on “The First Noel,” the golden-voiced singer does just that.  On social media, Eldredge shared, “This […]

Top 10 Best Entertainment Sites in Country Music

When it comes to country music, there’s no shortage of information to be found across the Internet. NYCountry Swag was recently honored to be added to this list of the Top 100 Country Music Blogs. We are also in some great company on this list of 24 Must Read Country Music Blogs. This got us to thinking about all of our […]