Country Daypop Archives

Kacey Musgraves and Fancy Hagood team up for the song “Blue Dream Baby”

Kacey Musgraves has teamed up with country-pop singer Fancy Hagood for their newly-released single, “Blue Dream Baby.”  “Blue Dream Baby” will appear on Hagood’s forthcoming record, which follows his successful 2021 collection, “Southern Curiosity.” Hagood and Musgraves are longtime friends, but “Blue Dream Baby” is their first collaboration together. Hagood wrote the single alongside Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and songwriter Alysa Vanderheym.

Brothers Osborne, Darius Rucker and more to perform at ‘ACM Party for a Cause’

The Academy of Country Music’s ACM Party for a Cause will return to Nashville on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Ascend Amphitheater. Brothers Osborne, Darius Rucker, Blanco Brown, Travis Denning, Sara Evans and Caylee Hammack are among the newly announced performers for the event, with more artists to be announced soon. Proceeds from the ACM Party for a Cause will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the ACM’s philanthropic arm which offers aid to those in need, with a focus on health-related initiatives.

Garth Brooks to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award from Nashville Songwriters Association

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) said in a press release that Garth Brooks will receive the ‘Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the 5th annual Nashville Songwriter Awards show in September. The Nashville Songwriter Awards celebrate songs and songwriters, with many recipients determined by the community of peer professional writers honoring their most-admired songs from the past year.