These are the ten BEST songs in Nashville that you've never heard of! Nashville is SO much more than country music...

1) NOTHING RISKED - Michael Conley

Available: Youtube

Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP_EipL198s9O6qs9DnJBPw

Spotify Channel: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2TT8ub6ljtva9jHz0sDDZp?si=COCyA0geTYSC3QyuRpSi5w

Quick Note: Pure electricity, Nothing Risked is the perfect amalgamation of wonderfully effective lyrics, captivating time signatures, and Michael's smokey playing and singing. Coming to all musical platforms soon, no recording is a match for the live version as Michael truly shines like few others! Catch it in person and let It wash over you!


2) HERE I AM - Camden West

Available: Everywhere

Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClleKP5IDQzNK2Ss01Fd7DQ

Spotify Channel: https://open.spotify.com/artist/66OhoEPzh3eMEVBdx1WKAi?si=obE1DoZCRhm2eC9nFGwaeQ

Quick Note: Once a boy, now a man, I've been lifted by this song. Wonderful guitar playing meets dreamy yet humbling & introspective lyrics on this true gem! Find yourself in Camden West's "Here I Am"


3) TOO SOON - Trey Ackerman

Available:  Youtube 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TreyAckermanMusic/:  


Quick Note: Trey Ackerman is a Jedi of Nashville songwriting! Born to perform, Trey shares Too Soon with a bittersweet taste of nostalgia delivered with timeless efficiency. Broken promises, a haunting love and a harkening for what once was make this tune a MUST-LISTEN! Do what lovers do, cross the lines into Trey's "Too Soon"!














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4) ARE YOU LEADING ME ON - Kiernan McMullan

Available:  Everywhere

Youtube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/kiernanmcmullanmusic

Spotify Channel:https://open.spotify.com/artist/6Kpi8Qnvn3klNaraJ0rqC3?si=vbHhCPXsRUaFg_So_OALsw

Quick Note: A tune calmly exploding with rhythm, honesty, and beauty, AYLMO will be stuck in your head well after your first listen! Kiernan fully explores the vastness of this tune in the live setting leaving you hanging on each word. Sometimes I get a little anxious, but never when this song is next up on the playlist!



Available:  Everywhere

Youtube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/SabrinaLentini

Spotify Channel: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3fNvjD3WejbkCijtufWQOf?si=3Mac5qL-SjmGUZauJA3bbQ

Quick Note: Country-Pop crossover IDFLTRN perfectly places Sabrina's throwback style and grace. She could sing about anything and have me along for the ride, but this tune makes the list for its honesty and liveliness! I can say it kindly or shout it out loud, do yourself a favor and check out Sabrina in this bop!


6) QUIET LOVE - Alex Noelle

Available:  Everywhere

Youtube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFBIWS3r3YZ3_g6FeCPidgw

Spotify Channel: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3RvU8ecvXodaP45oov0Ud8?si=wedZvAKTRG2TOHB8--n4TQ

Quick Note: You'll be begging for more quiet love after checking out Alex's newest tune! Vulnerability and power resonate through this tune and surely will make you move when the chorus drops! Check. It. Out.


7) LOVE LOST - Jonny Mac

Available:  Under "Vinyl Square"

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jon.mcnamara.12

Quick Note: Hear Jonny once and you'll be a fan. Hear Jonny play Love Lost or Winds you'll be a forever fan! An original creation of another project "Vinyl Square" Love Lost makes the list for its genuine approach and subtleties. Whether it be the guitar, the lyrics, the harmonica, or Jonny's stage presence, Love Lost is a tune you'll always appreciate live!











8) BEDSHEETS - Drea Gordon

Available:  Facebook Live Video

Youtube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc3Ey31dUr9EaMz0TRUEhig

Spotify Channel: https://open.spotify.com/artist/7sbEj6INVUsbKZg7tIy6qE?si=9rl9V7LARSKWgzuLQ4386g

Quick Note: When a bubblegum pop song could also be suitable for hype-men, you better put it on your watch list! Drea Gordon is a phenomenal writer and may have no song more fun than Bedsheets! Bringing a smile to your face, Bedsheets is a wonderfully fun bop that has a irresistible chorus you'll have to sing! Why do we even play these games?! Because Drea tells you to!


9) LADYLIKE - Stevie Rae Stephens

Available:  Everywhere

Youtube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/user/stevierae13

Spotify Channel: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4QW42qvB05i9rgf8NTWNv9?si=mBN3_lf3T0uyaDzzEaPScw

Quick Note: This girl is FIERCE in the best way and this song rips through you like the samurai sword in her hands! Ladylike is powerful and poignant, encouraging both genders to embrace the divine feminine! I dare you to not sing the chorus... Oh Oh Oh OHHHH, I'll show you my ladylike and I don't care who sees!


10) ME & KATELYN - Ben Fuller

Available:  Everywhere

Youtube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8d7NuoPcsZ9CUbbY7-PzJQ

Spotify Channel: https://open.spotify.com/artist/57zYbDb1zNVoTYNUGmv45d?si=h1nvSSKaQQSu9E7VA5uGIQ

Quick Note: Country music is best when sharing authentic stories and Ben's Me & Katelyn is as real as it gets. Documenting struggles with addiction, M&K is a tragically beautiful look from the outside of a toxic relationship though there's no toxicity to the way you'll feel after listening. Wondering again where she is tonight...



Available:  Everywhere 

Youtube Channel:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCywQz1wkiPfMVBN2w9F1UEQ

Spotify Channel: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4ZyYcN0DDKVeEvSpgwEsjO?si=-ZndloIxSiCnuvwxhBqhmg

Quick Note: Harmonies as wonderful as their personalities, The Hobbs Sisters are one of my absolute favorites on and off the stage! Optimism and endearment abound from this well-written tune! Dark clouds come around, THS always tune them out for me!


HONORABLE MENTIONS (Any one of these could have made the list!!!!):

I'M THE ONE - The Strange Encounters

COLORED POPPIES - Christiana Zollner

YO-YO - Steel Ivory

NINTENDO 64 - Adam Sickler 

NOWHERE BAR - Dan Harrison 

JUST A TREE - Sam Herb, Elysse Yulo

REAL THING - Amanda Broadway


Written by Recording Artist Frank Giovetti in support of Nashville's finest underground artists!

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