Known for romantically charged No. 1 hits like “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” and “If I Didn’t Have You,” Grammy Award-nominated duo Thompson Square has celebrated several successes in their more than 10-year career. These include multiple award nominations and wins, Top 10 tunes like “I Got You” and “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About” and multi-Platinum status. The ACM and CMA-winning duo’s new single, “Country In My Soul”, reaffirms their penchant for rollicking anthems and wistful, uplifting balladry that fans have come to know and love. The upbeat, country rock ode to their rural upbringings charged out of the gate as the No. 2 Most Added Song at U.S. Country Radio upon impact and continues to ascend the charts.
A Platinum-selling artist, White’s recording career began in 1994 with the release of his self-titled debut. With six No. 1 singles — “So Much for Pretending,” “Sittin’ on Go,” “I’m Not Supposed to Love You Anymore,” “Rebecca Lynn,” “Someone Else’s Star” and “From This Moment On” — a Grammy and countless other awards and credits to his name, White has established a global legacy.
Hollywood, Florida-born singer-songwriter Scotty Emerick is an American country music artist best known for his work with stars from Toby Keith and Kenny Chesney to Willie Nelson and George Strait. Among his credits are the 23 hits he’s written for Keith, including 10 No. 1s like “I’m Just Talkin’ About Tonight,” “I Love This Bar,” “Whiskey Girl,” and “As Good as I Once Was,” as well as the driving Willie Nelson duet “Beer for My Horses.” His ability for channeling authenticity into what he writes has seen him earn Nashville Songwriters Association International’s Songwriter of the Year, in addition to picking up Best Country Song Grammy and Country Music Association Nominations.
Emerick is currently touring as the opener for Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band’s Second Wind Tour.
Danielle Bradbery has come a long way since kickstarting her career at just 16 years old. Spending the past decade growing into her artistry, the Texas native has honed her skills and defined her sound, while pouring her heart into her lyrics. She’s earned award nominations, toured across the globe and collaborated with big names in music, including Diplo, Zac Brown Band, Thomas Rhett, Nick Jonas and more. Facing the challenges brought on by the pandemic head-on, the Texas native has spent time creating music she loves, infusing her own heartfelt and personal stories into songs like “Never Have I Ever” and “Break My Heart Again,” while also bringing the sass on “Stop Draggin’ Your Boots,” which has amassed over 61 million streams to date. Having always been a young woman who’s long on spunk and short on wasting time, Bradbery employs her smoky, power vocals and definitive sparkle on her new release, “A Special Place” (Big Machine Records).
Aaron Weber - Comedian
Aaron Weber is a stand-up comedian based in Nashville, Tennessee, and is a regular performer at the world famous Grand Ole Opry. He made his debut in 2019 at 28, making him the youngest stand-up comedian ever to step into the Opry circle. Later that year, he made his television debut on the Opry’s Circle Network, hosting two episodes of Stand Up Nashville. You can catch Weber on The Nateland Podcast with Nate Bargatze and Brian Bates. He also headlines comedy clubs across the country, and he’s been named a New Face 2021 at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.
Jenny Gill - Co-host
Jenny Gill began her career in music publishing as a song plugger and transitioned to touring with Amy Grant as a background vocalist for 10 years. In 2020, she built her own production company — One Move Media — where she produces, directs and edits a wide variety of video projects focusing on organizations with missions to help those in need, like Citygate Network and The Rally Foundation. Jenny resides in Nashville with her husband and two children.
Sam Adams - Co-host
A four-time Emmy Award-winning journalist, Sam is the morning news anchor on the Wake Up Show on NonStop Local KHQ. He’s been recognized for his Super Bowl and Final Four coverage, as well as signature local events, including the Bloomsday Run and Spokane Hoopfest. Sam serves on the ParaSport Spokane Board and is on the Hooptown U.S.A. Hall of Fame Committee. Heart Strings is a cause near and dear to his heart, as Sam is also the father of a “NICU grad” born prematurely 17 years ago.