Inside Track on Music Row with Preshias Harris: July 2020 Music News Column


Brett Young premiered the official music video June 17 for his new single “Lady.” Fittingly a family affair as longtime collaborator Seth Kupersmith (“Catch,” “Mercy”) directed the scenes under social distance guidelines using only one camera and a drone.   

The clips showcase special home footage as the 6x chart-topper celebrates both his daughter, Presley, and her mother, Taylor. Young’s latest offering has tallied over 18 million worldwide streams and will be featured on an upcoming project via BMLG Records. Continuing to garner widespread critical acclaim, “Lady” simultaneously ascends at country radio. Young’s Ticket to L.A. (BMLG Records), debuted atop the Billboard Country Albums chart upon release and features back-to-back No. One hits he co-wrote — “Catch” and “Here Tonight.” His sophomore effort follows a Platinum self-titled debut, which dominated the Top 20 on the Country Albums chart for 37 weeks. Listen to “Lady” at 

Capitol Nashville’s Caylee Hammack is offering fans a look into her upcoming debut record by releasing her scorching new song “Redhead” featuring superstar Reba McEntire available to listen at   Co-written by Hammack with Natalie Hemby and Trent Dabbs, the song details the clothes line, tightrope and dare devil high hopes childhood of the brazen “Redhead” with an assist from fellow flame-haired vocalist Reba McEntire.  Hammack also premiered a music video for the track exclusively with CMT, CMT Music and Directed by Justin Clough, the video filled with personality, confidence and persuasion takes viewers back to a little redhead’s childhood, living life in a double-wide trailer as her parents attempt to handle their daughter’s fervor.  Of Reba’s involvement in the song, Hammack said, “Reba came in the studio and transformed this song. She helped me create an anthem for all redheads. Whether you get it naturally or find it in a bottle, this is for the firecrackers!” More at   


Rising country music star Laine Hardy is continuing his virtual tour with a second leg of new dates beginning July 9 with more dates to be announced.  Tickets and information for last season’s winner of ABC’s American Idol upcoming digital dates are available now at  Both “Ground I Grew Up On” and “Let There Be Country”, a definitive nod to Laine’s deep Louisiana roots, are now available on all streaming platforms via Buena Vista Records/Industrial Media’s 19 Recordings. Both songs tell the stories of Laine’s childhood on the bayou where on an average day you’ll find him fishing, riding his four-wheeler, spending time with his family, dogs, and feasting on jambalaya or his Korean grandmother’s homemade kimchi. Fans can catch the day-in-the-life official music video for “Ground I Grew Up On,” which has racked up over a million views and counting, filmed earlier this year on the picturesque bayou in his home state at   In addition to the virtual tour dates, fans can visit Laine’s newly launched online store for a limited selection of T-shirts.   



Michael Ray, Callie Prince, Elvie Shane, Eddie Montgomery, Lindsay Ell, Daniel Bradberry, Rodney Atkins, Brad Paisley, Lauren Alaina, Brett Eldridge. 

Have a great July!!!! 

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By Preshias Harris

Send me music stuff, I love to get it! /  TN/USA.  Google “Preshias” 

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