The Charger Bulletin

56th annual CMT Music Awards announces this year’s nominations and winners

Antoinette Yen, Entertainment Editor April 27, 2022

The 56th annual CMT Music Awards were held in Nashville, Tennessee on April 11, with hosts Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown and Anthony Mackie. The CMT Music Awards are the only awards show in country music...

Wheeler Walker Jr. is gaudy, awful, inappropriate and the best singer-songwriter in Nashville

Lindsay Giovannone, Sports Editor April 27, 2022

Perspective Wheeler Walker Jr. is an American country music singer whose songs are marked by sexually-explicit and profanity-riddled content. Walker Jr. shatters all expectations and crafts albums that...

Chris Stapleton performing on stage, Knoxville, Tenn, Dec. 12, 2022.

5 contemporary country music artists you should listen to

Lindsay Giovannone, Sports Editor March 1, 2022

Country music has definitely faced some growing pains and controversy over its long history. Many fans are split over the introduction of pop music into country music, and if this style can even be considered...

Kelsea Ballerini Gives Inspiring Performance

Kelsea Ballerini Gives Inspiring Performance

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor September 12, 2018

Kelsea Ballerini lit up the stage at Mohegan Sun on Sept. 7 while opening for Keith Urban on his Graffiti U World Tour. Ballerini is a country-pop singer who hit the stage in Connecticut for the first...

Say What?

Samantha Higgins April 6, 2016

On Thursday March 31, students filled Bucknall Theater for a night of laughs for Kppa Gamma Rho fraternity’s semiannual Say What Karaoke. This semester was a country theme and contestants were judged...

President’s Corner

James Kielar February 17, 2016

Chargers, You can do anything you put your mind to! While the possibility of failure may be reason enough to not try something new, keep in mind this quote by John F. Kennedy: “those who dare to fail...

The Political Buzz around Country Music

Ashley Winward April 8, 2015

In the past couple weeks, news of Texas senator Ted Cruz’ run as a candidate for the Republican nomination has stirred up controversy but not on the front you think it might: the musical kind. Recently...

Bringing Back The Sunshine

Elyse Von Der Fecht October 22, 2014

Blake Shelton is an American country music singer and a television personality. In 2001, he debuted with his single “Austin” off his self-titled album. In 2003, he released his second album,...

Gosh Darn Country Music!

The Charger Bulletin January 30, 2013

By Yvelise Moreno Contributing Writer   When I decided to come to the University of New Haven, I knew I was giving myself up to disgustingly cold weather, crappy college food and a life of...

Winners at the Academy of Country Music Awards

Brittni DeHart April 19, 2010

From The Associated Press List of winners at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards from Las Vegas: ___ • Entertainer of the year: Carrie Underwood • Top male vocalist: Brad...

Toby Keith voted songwriter/artist of the decade

Brittni DeHart September 16, 2009

From The Associated Press County music star Toby Keith has been voted songwriter/artist of the decade by the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Keith will be honored Oct. 18 for his...

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