Deana Carter, Kelsea Ballerini Talk Nineties Country in New CMT Special
August 3, 2018 - Finding Carter
Starting this weekend, CMT’s Hot 20 Countdown is set to glow adult a new in-episode special they’re job ’90s Country Forever, a weekly array highlighting a songs and stars that made nation strain in a 1990s – and how those tunes have impacted a nation genre of today.
Featuring Nineties icons like Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Shania Twain, Travis Tritt, Martina McBride and more, any week will exhibit a story of one strain as told by a artist who achieved it, with complicated hitmakers like Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Little Big Town weighing in, too. “Friends in Low Places,” “Fancy,” “Man (I Feel Like a Woman)” and others will all get analyzed and placed into context with a thoughtful, behind-the-music treatment.
First adult this Saturday (August 4th) is Deana Carter’s “Strawberry Wine,” a iconic coming-of-age anthem that surfaced a nation charts in 1996. On ‘90s Country Forever, Carter talks about a song’s creation, observant that as a new artist she was dynamic to find a strain that introduced her properly, and that a song’s writers Matraca Berg and Gary Harrison “just nailed my life story, that finished adult being everyone’s initial knowledge [with love].”
Kelsea Ballerini, Ashley McBryde and Little Big Town offer thoughts on how a strain impacted them, including LBT’s Karen Fairchild, who says, “It’s like a detriment of ignorance in that strain and a anticipating of yourself, and it still is one of my really favorite nation songs ever.”
‘90s Country Forever will continue to prominence one classical strike any week during broadcasts of Hot 20 Countdown, with a network formulation to atmosphere a special in a entirety a weekend before Christmas.