OPINION: It’s time to explore ways to truly transform the industry up and down the line—from the executives who run record labels to the writers and producers who create country music.
Editor’s note: The following article is an op-ed, and the views expressed are the author’s own. Read more is a singer/songwriter who made music history in 2007 with the release of her Top 40 debut single, “Country Girl,” becoming the first African-American female to chart a country song since 1987. She is now the host of the Apple Music Country show, Color Me Country Radio w/ Rissi Palmer and administers the Color Me Country Artist Grant Fund to provide grants for artists of color pursuing careers in Country and Americana Music.
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