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Adkins signs with Broken Bow

Monday, April 6, 2015 – Trace Adkins has a new label - Broken Bow.

Adkins, who most recently was with Show Dog-Universal Music after spending most of his career at Capitol Nashville, will release a new disc later this year, it was announced Monday.

"Trace Adkins has built a career and a legacy doing things his own way, never bowing to trends or society," said Benny Brown, President/ CEO of the BBR Music Group, which includes Jason Aldean.

"He's a straight shooter whose philosophy aligns with BBR Music Group's independent, hands on approach. The music is what matters at BBR Music Group, and that's a viewpoint we share with Trace. We're excited to welcome Trace to the BBR Music Group family and look forward to collaborating on new, amazing music."

Adkins said, "When you've been doing this as long as I have, you don't always get the feeling that the sky's the limit. I feel that way right now. When I sign up for something, I go all-in. Since Benny, Jon and I shook hands and said 'let's do this thing,' we've been all-in together."

Adkins currently is recording his 13th studio album with producer Mickey Jack Cones (Joe Nichols, Randy Houser).

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Something's Going On CD review - Something's Going On
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The King's Gift CD review - The King's Gift
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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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