Country music's biggest acts are slated to release new albums in 2014. A crop of newcomers will unveil debut projects while seasoned artists are offering records that provide fresh sounds.
Here is a list of targeted release dates:
Jennifer Nettles - "That Girl"
Jon Pardi - "Write You A Song"
Mary Chapin Carpenter - "Songs From The Movie"
Roseanne Cash - "The River & The Thread"
Ray Benson - "A Little Place"
Rhonda Vincent - "Only Me"
Eric Paslay - "Eric Paslay"
Eric Church - "The Outsiders"
Frankie Ballard - "Sunshine and Whiskey"
Cole Swindell - "Cole Swindell"
David Nail - "I'm A Fire"
Sara Evans - "Slow Me Down"
Martina McBride - "Everlasting"
Cowboy Troy - "King of Clubs"
Johnny Cash - "Out Among the Stars"
Other acts releasing new music include Dierks Bentley, Eli Young Band, Gloriana, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Kip Moore, and Rascal Flatts. Both Kenny Chesney and the reigning American Musc Awards Artist of the Year, Taylor Swift, plan to focus on recording new music 2014. According to Billboard, Taylor Swift and Luke Bryan had the best-selling country albums in 2013.