Country superstar and Season 4 American Idol champ reveals the artwork for her upcoming studio album, Storyteller. Check out the photo and some album details, after the jump!
Last week, Music Row leaders held a meeting that drew artists, label reps, media execs, radio reps, songwriters, agents, journalists, publishers & more into a discussion on how to improve the representation of women in country music. Here’s a 1st hand account of the research presented & the conversations that ensued.
The latest installment in our data-based explorations of country radio’s female problem is a response to music consultant Keith Hill’s recommendations to reduce the female representation on current country playlists. We assess and refute his claims about the preferences of female country radio listeners using callout chart data, finding that in fact female listeners are more supportive of female-led singles than the current airplay charts reflect.