Heidi Newfield offers new single
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
– Heidi Newfield's latest single, Cry Cry ('Til The Sun Shines)
went for adds at country radio Monday. The song is the second single from her debut solo album, "What Am I Waiting For." Cry Cry
was written by Hillary Lindsey, Aimee Mayo, Chris Lindsey and Marv Green.
The song is the follow-up to Newfield's solo debut single, Johnny and June, which went top 10. Newfield is 1 of only 4 solo women in country to have a Top 10 single in 2008. She also the first female to score a Top 10 hit with her debut single since Taylor Swift did so with Tim McGraw.
Newfield will present an award on-air at the 42nd Annual CMA Awards" on Wednesday, Nov. 12, as well as to co-present the CMA Broadcast Awards alongside Premiere Radio's Blair Garner during the pre-Telecast ceremonies. She will also perform at the 2008 Chevy CMA Awards Kickoff Concert on Tuesday, Nov. 11 in Nashville.
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Editorial: Walking the talk
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Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies
Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal
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