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10 New Country Artists You Need To Hear

Listen and learn more about these up-and-coming country artists, plus country's biggest stars, in the exclusive 2014 ACM Awards ZinePak!

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1. "Later On," The Swon Brothers

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This charming duo caught our eye on the fourth season of The Voice and we’ve been hooked ever since. What could be better than a little brotherly love?

2. "Friday Night," Eric Paslay

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This singer, songwriter, and guitarist's latest single hit #1 on the country charts. We're looking forward to seeing a lot more of this country boy (and his awesome beard).

3. "Ain't Going Out Tonight," Corey Smith

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From high school teacher to professional musician, this artist is in a class of his own. We can't get enough of his booze-driven lyrics and country twang.

4. "Black and White," Katie Armiger

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With four albums, five singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, and a sweet southern voice, this girl is definitely on our radar.

5. "Why God Made Love Songs," Joel Crouse

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He may only be 21, but this country crooner is already a pro in our books.

6. "Smile That Smile," Weston Burt

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This Alabama native's endearing lyrics and cool confidence are guaranteed to make you smile.

7. "Baby Come On With It," Natalie Stovall and The Drive

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This group's debut single is a promising sign of great things to come. Led by the larger-than-life voice of Natalie Stovall, the group's latest song is speeding to the top of our playlist.

8. "Get Some," Blackjack Billy

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Grab a bottle of whiskey and a lawn chair and get ready for some of the best "Redneck Rock" in town.

9. "Take The Keys," Leah Turner

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This California girl has been singing and writing songs since she was only six years old. We think the practice has paid off!