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The Highway’s CMA Songwriter Special: The Stories Behind ‘American Kids,’ ‘Girl Crush,’ ‘Like a Cowboy,’ ‘Take Your Time” & ‘Like a Wrecking Ball’ (Recap)



It was already a busy day the morning Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose co-wrote a new song called “Girl Crush.”

“We didn’t think anything of it,” Hillary was saying on the eve of the CMA Awards, still remembering being in her pajamas and writing what she calls a “coffee song” around 9:00 a.m. “Really. Honestly.”

Trying to put it all in perspective, Lindsey said: “You can’t pretend to know any of what was going to happen. We’re all trying to write a love song every day that no one has heard before – and that’s just our job.”

The three were gathered onstage at Sirius XM’s CMA Songwriters Special on The Highway. The show brought together seven of the songwriters behind this year’s nominees for Song of The Year.

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Sirius XM’s Gender Divide: Where Are The Women on The Highway?


Just the name The Highway conjures up a sense of experience and possibilities. The wide expansive roads that cross borders and the road that goes on forever with a clear satellite signal following you wherever you are. Something that promises more than commercial radio and is uninterrupted, continuous and accessible signal at a finger’s touch. And then there’s the opportunity to be part of a shared community and determine the songs you want to hear as a member of The Highway Patrol. Sirius XM’s The Highway is much more than a music channel. It’s a community. Continue reading



Sonia Leigh, Leah Turner & Payton Taylor Get Ready For Their Big Year

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Girls Who Want To Have More Than Fun: Leah Turner, Payton Taylor & Sonia Leigh (inset)

The Elevation Hotel and Spa in Crested Butte, Colorado sits at the base of mountains 10,000 feet above sea level. When there is sun reflecting off of snow everywhere the eye can see, a roaring campfire slopeside at the Mt. Crested Butte Resort is a great place to be.

“People up here seem to be having a good time wouldn’t you agree?” The question comes from radio show host Storme Warren who has enlisted Sonia Leigh and Brooke Eden to co-host the Highway Hot 45 Countdown here in conjunction with the Mountain High Music Festival.

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