Country on the Rise: March 6, 2021
Every Saturday morning, Kari highlights some of her favorite new country songs during the new 9 a.m. show, Country on the Rise.
From new songs by artists you already know and love to tunes from country up-and-comers, Country on the Rise covers the industry's latest gems and gives them their much-deserved spotlight.
Here are Kari's featured songs for Country on the Rise's March 6 episode.
Ingrid Andress - "Lady Like"
After her fiery debut in country music with "More Hearts Than Mine," Ingrid Andress is coming back to continue breaking barriers. "Lady Like" starts a conversation about the complexities of being a woman in our modern world and what exactly it means to be a "lady."
Heath Sanders - "Old School's In"
Heath Sanders is a natural gas-worker-turned-songwriter hailing from Arkansas who is bringing back that old school country sound that's hard not to love. Here's his latest single, "Old School's In," making its splash on this weekend's episode of Country on the Rise.
Taylor Swift (feat. Haim) - "No Body, No Crime"
Taylor Swift is inching her way back into the world of country music with her a new song off her second album of 2020, "evermore." "No Body, No Crime" features sister-trio Haim in a song about murder, revenge and more murder.
Thomas Rhett - "Growing Up"
Thomas Rhett debuted "Growing Up" to fans through an acoustic video from home during the coronavirus pandemic. He released it on March 5, along with another new song, "Want It Again," announcing his double-album "Country Again: Side A," which will be available April 30.
Paige King Johnson - "Just Like You"
North Carolina native Paige King Johnson continues to make her mark on the country scene with her latest single, "Just Like You." Country legend Pam Tillis directed the music video for Johnson's single, which debuted on CMT late last year.
Brantley Gilbert - "Hard Days"
Brantley Gilbert's grit and gravel returns in his new single "Hard Days," which reminds us of the all-important purpose behind the hard days in our lives.