I'm so excited to be working with CMT's Hot 20 Countdown as a Special Correspondent. My first assignment was speaking with rising star Tenille Arts about her emotional Opry performance and how she’s on her way to making her biggest dream come true! Check it out!!!
“CBS This Morning” co-host Anthony Mason talks to country artists Vince Gill, Maren Morris, Ryan Hurd and Rissi Palmer about whether the genre and the country industry is going through a reckoning from top to bottom. You can see the extended interviews HERE
A HUGE thank you to Sarah Rodman and the New York Times for writing and running this piece. I also want to thank the beautiful, talented, and courageous women in this article who made this such a heart warming, once in a lifetime experience: Miko Marks, Mickey Guyton, Reyna Roberts, and Brittney Spencer. You can check out the article HERE.
Caylee Hammack, Rissi Palmer and Lauren Alaina host a one-hour digital special, “CMT Presents: Next Women of Country Class of 2021,” celebrating the ten new #CMTNextWomen inductees. The show features full performances from the new members and special appearances from past #CMTNextWomen. The show airs on Tuesday, January 26 at 4pm CT/5pm ET and will be streaming on CMT's Youtube Channel and on FB: https://www.facebook.com/cmt
I know from personal experience what it’s like as a musician to choose between gas to get to a gig and food. Throughout my career, there have been little gifts here and there to keep me going. I call them postcards from God. If we can provide that same kind of support to an artist of color who just needs a little support, then this fund is working.” - Rissi Palmer
Read more about the fund and where Color Me Country Radio is headed next HERE.
Thank you to Walter Magazine and David Menconi for this lovely piece on me and Color Me Country Radio. Check it out HERE...also, if y'all knew how long I've wanted to take a picture in a Huey Newton chair!!! Thank you Samantha Everette for making that happen!!!