15 Country Artists to Watch in 2018
With an impressive round of stars born in 2017, who will be the "Ones To Watch" in the world of country music in 2018?
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A new year may have started, but 2017 is certainly not a thing of the past for country music. Last year saw rising stars take over the charts, with Carly Pearce, Midland, Brett Young and Luke Combs making significant career progress from No. 1 songs on country radio and even a couple Grammy nominations.
With an impressive round of stars born in 2017, who will be the “Ones To Watch” in the world of country music in 2018? Well, everyone has an opinion on that, but Billboard dove right in and found a list of 15 promising musicians who will likely see some major breakthroughs this year.
Yes, we know. He has a famous last name. But, the brother of one of country music’s most expressive vocalists (Lee Brice) proves that he is also deserving of his own corner of the spotlight. He puts his South Carolina soul on the line on performances like the blues-laden “Messin’ With My Mind,” and if he can get a fair shot…..he can go the distance!