The list of new country songs to hit radio in May 2017 is a diverse one, to say the least. Many popular names have debuted new tracks, with each song unique from the next. Chris Janson is back with “Fix a Drink” that gets the summertime party started just as effectively as “Buy Me a Boat,” while Chris Young is making waves with his sexy new song.
Perhaps the most surprising addition to country radio this month is that of music superstar John Mayer, who’s bound to make an impression on fans and country radio alike with the intriguing “In the Blood.” Scotty McCreery is bringing a dose of emotion with his touching new single “Five More Minutes,” while his American Idol counterpart Lauren Alaina follows in similar footsteps with “Doin’ Fine.”
With such a range to pick from, there’s bound to be something for everybody on the radio in May 2017. Let us know what tracks you’re excited about turning up the volume to.
New Songs on the Radio for May 2017:
Chris Janson, “Fix a Drink”
Chris Young, “Losing Sleep”
Gary Alan, “Mess Me Up”
Glen Campbell, “Adios”
Granger Smith, “Happens Like That”
Josh Thompson, “Daddy Had a Beer”
Lee Brice, “Boy”
Lindsay Ell, “Waiting on You”
Scotty McCreery, “Five More Minutes”
Stephanie Quayle, “Winnebago”
The Railers, “11:59 (Central Standard Time)”
Tyler Farr, “I Should Go to Church Sometime”
10 Best Songs of 2017 (So Far)
Kentucky has always been known for Bluegrass & Bourbon, but the roots of Jericho Woods run far deeper into the veins of the musical culture of this region. Jericho Woods fuses the Grand Ole Opry with Muscle Shoals. A musical experience that only boys brought up in this diverse commonwealth could produce. With influences ranging from outlaw country, jam bands, roots rock, to folk & bluegrass, Jericho Woods take the best of all and craft their own unique blend.
Get to know CMTT’s New & Noteworthy Artist Jericho Woods:
Current Single / Project: Better Now (single)
Musical Influences: John Cougar, Tom Petty, Foo Fighters, Ralph Stanley, R.E.M, Hootie and the Blowfish
Personal Influences: Our dads and granddads, Wendell Berry, Dave Grohl, Mark Twain, Kerouac
Why You Should Be Listening:The music speaks to people who have been left behind by genre labels and commercial leanings. Just great roots rock music about regular folks, by regular folks.
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