Incorporates both heavily pop-influenced styles, and the more pop-averse movement of Neo-Traditionalist Country. Neo-Traditionalist Country Emerged in the late 1980s as a reaction to the increased dominance of Country Pop, moving instead towards a Honky Tonk-rooted sound that centered the Singer-Songwriter.
On August 12, the Country Music Hall of Fame announced that it would induct Marty Stewart, Hank Williams Jr., and songwriter Dean Dillon into its ranks. Since the Hall of Fame was created in 1961 ...
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CMT is an American pay TV network owned by Paramount Media Networks, a division of Paramount Global.Launched on March 5, 1983, as Country Music Television, CMT was the first nationally available channel devoted to country music and country music videos, with its programming also including concerts, specials, and biographies of country music stars.
Sep 26, 2022 · The ’80s saw a neo-traditionalist countermovement in Country. Pop confections existed alongside a whole new influx of players with (George Strait, Clint Black, Garth Brooks) and without (Marty Stuart, Travis Tritt) hats. Some of the artists evoked the singer-songwriter sensibility, while others went all in on a new version of the Outlaw image.
Drawing from both the honky tonk and Western swing traditions, Strait didn't refashion the genres; instead, he revitalized them. In the process, he became one of the most popular and influential singers of the era, sparking a wave of neo-traditionalist singers from Randy Travis and Dwight Yoakam to Clint Black, Garth Brooks, and Alan Jackson.
Sep 08, 2022 · However, Brown first gained an audience through covering primarily songs made popular by neo-traditionalist country artists including Chris Young and Randy Travis.