Jerry Holthouse

Music editor for Nashville.com. Jerry Holthouse is a content writer, songwriter and a graphic designer. He owns and runs Holthouse Creative, a full service creative agency. He is an avid outdoorsman and a lover of everything music. You can contact him at JerryHolthouse@Nashville.com

George Birge Celebrates His First Number One

George Birge Celebrates His First Number One

It was a milestone celebration for rising country star George Birge as ASCAP, along with BMI and SESAC, hosted a #1 party for his first career chart-topper, “Mind On You,” last night at Barstool Nashville. Written by Birge, Jaron Boyer (SESAC), Michael Tyler (SESAC) and Colt Ford (BMI), and produced …

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Scotty McCreery Announces Fifth Studio Album

Scotty McCreery Announces Fifth Studio Album

Triple Tigers recording artist Scotty McCreery announces his fifth studio album Rise and Fall, featuring 13 tracks including last night’s surprise release, “Slow Dance.” (listen above) McCreery co-wrote 12 of the 13 songs on the album, which will be released digitally as well as on CD and vinyl. In addition, …

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LISTEN: Brothers Osborne’s “Goodbye’s Kickin’ In”

LISTEN: Brothers Osborne's “Goodbye’s Kickin’ In”

Today, GRAMMY Award-winning duo, Brothers Osborne announce the release of their Break Mine EP on March 22nd via EMI Records Nashville. The new, four-song EP includes two new tracks, “Break Mine” and “Get To Movin’ Again,” as well as two songs included on their GRAMMY-nominated 2023 self-titled album. Said TJ …

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Blackberry Smoke Album Debuts At #1

Blackberry Smoke Album Debuts At #1

The new album by Southern rockers Blackberry Smoke, Be Right Here, debuts at #1 this week on the Current Country Albums chart, Americana/Folk Albums chart and Current Rock Albums chart as well as #4 on the Best-Selling Current Albums chart. Produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb, Be Right Here …

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Opry Set To Spotlight Women’s History Month

Opry Set To Spotlight Women’s History Month

The Grand Ole Opry is set to mark Women’s History Month spotlighting the female trailblazers, legends and women of country music who have contributed some of the biggest songs and most memorable moments in the history of country music and the Opry. OPRY PERFORMANCES: Opry show-goers will have the opportunity …

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Country Duo LOCASH Announce Formation Of Galaxy Label Group

Country Duo LOCASH Announce Formation Of Galaxy Label Group

Country duo LOCASH is adding a whole new dimension to their independently minded Country universe, announcing the formation of Galaxy Label Group. Distributed by BBR Music Group/BMG Nashville and featuring LOCASH as the first act signed, the new Galaxy Label Group was revealed last night at the 2024 Country Radio …

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T Bone Burnett To release First Album In 20 Years

T Bone Burnett To release First Album In 20 Years

Grammy-and Oscar-winner T Bone Burnett will release his first solo album in nearly 20 years, The Other Side, April 19 on Verve Forecast. The album’s lead single, “Waiting For You,” with Lucius on harmony vocals, is out today. (watch above) Burnett will also play his first full-length concerts in two …

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Grand Ole Opry Announces Opry NextStage Class Of 2024

Grand Ole Opry Announces Opry NextStage Class Of 2024

The Grand Ole Opry has announced the newest group of artists for its Opry NextStage program, which spotlights country music’s rising talent on the Opry stage and across Opry Entertainment Group platforms. The Opry NextStage class of 2024 includes nine acts: 49 Winchester, Anne Wilson, Charles Wesley Godwin, Chase Matthew, …

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LISTEN: The Avett Brothers’ “Love Of A Girl”

LISTEN: The Avett Brothers' "Love Of A Girl"

Today, The Avett Brothers return with news of their first album in five years, out May 17th via Ramseur Records/American Recordings/Thirty Tigers. Produced by longtime collaborator, friend and early champion Rick Rubin, The Avett Brothers is as much untitled as it is self-titled, for as Thomas Keating said: “Silence is …

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