NashvilleGab – Country music news and Nashville celebrity gossipThey say it’s difficult to catch lightning in a bottle twice, right? Wrong. Jo Dee Messina defies the odds with her just-released set ME. Blasting on all cylinders, the red-headed powerhouse returns to her charming roots on the 12-track collection, but with a new found maturity, grace […]

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL March 18, 2014 Jo Dee Messina Me Dreambound Records When Jo Dee Messina found herself without a recording contract last year, she turned to her fans as she began to make her first studio album in nine years. Tapping Kickstarter for funding, and raising more than $120,000 for the project, Messina made the process […]

Country Music Superstar Jo Dee Messina Exclusive interviewIn a day and age where something new and shiny seems to mask the importance of what is classic and dependable, an experienced artist re-emerges straddling the line of her original, verifiable sound and today’s modern, confident country music. via Cmchatlive

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by Mitch Schneider & Larry Wines  She’s a fiercely independent country singer-songwriter, and her Kickstarter-funded new album is the most successful project of its kind to come out of Nashville, to date. JO DEE MESSINA’s new full-length album has been much anticipated, and we’ll get to all the reasons why. For starters, today’s release is […]

Review: Jo Dee Messina shines on new album ‘Me’Jo Dee Messina, “Me” (Dreambound/Entertainment One) Jo Dee Messina opens her new album, “Me,” with a song title that declares she’s “Not Dead Yet.” The veteran country singer proved just that when fans rallied behind her Kickstarter campaign, helping her raise more than $100,000 for the recording […]

Jo Dee Messina Talks About Her Fans, What’s Ahead, and “ME”Jo Dee Messina graciously took time out of her schedule recently, to call and chat with us about her new album ME , which hit stores today, her fans and what’s ahead. GC: You approached making ME in a whole new way. Why did you […]

Exclusive First Listen: Jo Dee Messina’s New Album, “Me”Jo Dee Messina took the road less traveled for her new album, Me, financing the project through crowd-funding website Kickstarter instead of the traditional record label means. The incredibly personal collection, in stores March 18, addresses the hectic demands of motherhood and trying to balance that with […]

Album Review Jo Dee Messina ‘ME’Jo Dee Messina has something to celebrate even before the release of her new album, ME, on March 18th. The project, funded by Kickstarter, is the most successful campaign to come out of Nashville at the time of completion and is the 15th largest funded music campaign in Kickstarter history. […]

How the Internet Reshaped My CareerI was on a major label for many years, and I only knew one way to make music: follow the template that has been in place for years, and work within the system. But after years of not having any records released, my label and I decided to part ways, […]

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