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Carnival Songs Find a Home on Martina McBride’s RECKLESS

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Hailey Whitters and Adam Wright have reason to celebrate with both having landed songs on Martina McBride’s latest studio album Reckless. Low All Afternoon, penned solely by Whitters and The Real Thing (w/ Buddy Miller) written by Whitters, Wright, Ivy Walker and Sophie Walker appear on McBride’s first release of new material since[…]

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Brent Cobb Returns “Down Home” on SOUTHERN FAMILY

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Brent Cobb is one of the talented artists featured on the Dave Cobb produced Southern Family album. Alongside likes of Miranda Lambert, Jason Isbell and Morgane Stapleton to name a few, Cobb’s Down Home shines bright on the album with true country sounds, and a feel good story. To purchase a copy of Southern Family CLICK[…]

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Aubrie Sellers NEW CITY BLUES Available NOW!

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Carnival Music’s Aubrie Sellers has released her debut album New City Blues. To purchase a copy click HERE! You can also find out everything new and exciting, and where Aubrie will be playing next by going to .

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Carnival Invades 30A Fest

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Hailey Whitters and Derik Hultquist will be traveling down to Florida to share some of their songs at 30A Fest! The South Walton music festival brings out some of the businesses most promising stars and Carnival is happy to have Whitters and Hultquist included on the lineup. To check out[…]

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Hailey Whitters BLACK SHEEP Available NOW!

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Hailey Whitters’ debut album Black Sheep is out and available now! Eight of the ten tracks were written or co-writter by Whitters, with production done by Derek Wells. To purchase a copy of Black Sheep CLICK HERE!

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Two Carnival songs penned for Brett Eldredge’s latest album ILLINOIS

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Carnival writer Scooter Carusoe pens a pair of songs on Brett Eldredge’s latest album Illinois. Wanna Be That Song (Eldredge, Carusoe and Ross Copperman) and Time Well Spent (Eldredge, Carusoe and Chris DeStefano) count for two of the 12 tracks; all of which Eldredge had a hand in writing. To pick up a copy of[…]

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Hailey Whitters Announces the Release of her Debut Full-Length Record

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Hailey Whitters will release her debut full-length record Black Sheep on Carnival Records on October 2. The album was produced by Derek Wells and includes ten tracks, eight of which were written by Whitters including three that she penned by herself. Black Sheep will be up for iTunes pre-order on[…]


Logan Brill’s “Shuteye” Now Available

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This week Logan Brill released Shuteye, the follow-up to her 2013 critically acclaimed debut release Walking Wires.  The album was produced by Oran Thornton and Matthew Miller and includes songs from Carnival’s own Mando Saenz, Scooter Carusoe and Brent Cobb.  Shuteye is quickly gaining attention; check out what The Huffington Post[…]

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Hailey Whitters Signs with APA Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 28, 2015) – Singer/songwriter Hailey Whitters has signed with APA, it was announced today by APA Nashville SVP and Head of Concerts, Steve Lassiter. Whitters has opened for a wide variety of acts over the last few years, including Chris Knight, Randy Houser, Josh Thompson, Jana Kramer,[…]


“Mean To Me” Hits #1

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Carnival Music Congratulates Brett Eldredge & Scooter Carusoe On Their #1 Song “Mean To Me“ Special Thanks & Congratulations to Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Producer Luke Laird & Warner Music Nashville


Stoney LaRue’s Aviator out now!

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Carnival Music’s Stoney LaRue drops his latest release, Aviator today, October 28th, on E1 Music. The entire album was penned was by LaRue and Carnival’s Mando Saenz, save a cover of Merle Haggard’s “Natural High.” The set was co-produced by Carnival’s Frank Liddell and Mike McCarthy. The same production team responsible for LaRue’s[…]


Frank Liddell and “All Kinds Of Kinds” winners at MusicRow Awards

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Carnival Music was recently received two awards at the 2014 MusicRow awards. Frank Liddell took home the award for producer of the year, while “All Kinds Of Kinds” (written by Phillip Coleman and Don Henry, produced by Liddell) was awarded Song Of The Year.  You can read more about the awards[…]