The Boot's 2021 artists to watch vary in genre, style, influence and background, but these country, Americana, folk and bluegrass newcomers are all poised to have breakout years. Their names are ones to keep your eyes (and ears) on: artists you'll want to hear early, so you can b…
The possibility of a full-scale return of live music in 2021 is still a big ol' question mark, thanks to the novel coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn't stopped artists and fans from starting to fill their calendars with plans for festivals.
Parton had already been a country star for a number of years by the time she released her 16th studio album, but the crossover success of the album launched the second phase of her career, in pop music, and earned the superstar her first gold album.
Since March 2020, the novel coronavirus pandemic has kept musicians at home, grounding all major tours for months. There's a bit of light at the end of the tunnel, however: Some artists rescheduled their 2020 treks to 2021.