Country star trivia

Five years ago today, this Knoxville native’s debut single “Love Me Like You Mean It” was certified gold. The song also reached number one on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, making her…

Nashville notes

Singer-songwriter Brett James is taking part in the Country Music Hall of Fame’s Songwriter Sessions tonight. Brett is the writer behind such hits as “Something in the Water” by Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney’s “When…