Texan singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert headlines a diverse cast of young belles ringing on Nu Country TV this Saturday - January 23 - at 9.30 p m.

Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Kasey Chambers provide glamour on a show hosted by Heather Rutherford on C 31.

Singing actor Tim McGraw returns to a show that also features Geelong born Adam Harvey and John Williamson and expatriate Kiwi Matt Joe Gow.

Nu Country is repeated Tuesday at 3 p m and online at C 31 web page.


Lambert won't be touring here this year - because of her huge success in the U.S.

A planned autumn visit has been postponed until 2011.

But Lambert, 26, deals summary justice to a cheating beau in the video for latest hit White Liar from her fourth album Revolution.

Miranda turned the eternal triangle into a quadrangle in her wedding day tryst.

Oklahoma star and real life partner Blake Shelton was definitely not the culprit
White Liar is one of 11 songs Miranda wrote on her new disc.

CLICK HERE for a Miranda Lambert CD Review from the Diary on January 11, 2010.


Oklahoma born American Idol winner Carrie Underwood also deals with cheaters in the video for her recent hit Cowboy Cassanova.

It's one of seven songs the singer, also 26, wrote on her third album Play On.

Carrie denied the song was about her former boyfriend - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo.

"No," she said when asked if Romo inspired the song.
"I would never immortalise a guy that did me wrong. I would never give him that much credit."

And, of course, it's not about her new fiancee - Ottawa Senators hockey star Mike Fisher, 29.

CLICK HERE for a Carrie feature from the Diary on January 29, 2007.


Kasey Chambers and her dad Bill introduce their third generation choir in the video for their new single Lost Music Blues.

Yes, there's a frog playing a banjo, a worm on mandolin and Kasey on kazoo.

It's off the new Christmas kids' album Kasey Chambers, Poppa Bill & The Little Hillbillies.

They showcase 16 new songs including a relationship song by Kasey's seven-year-old son Talon.

Kasey, now 33 and mother of two sons, plays the CMC Rocks The Snowy festival at Thredbo on March 5 & 6.

CLICK HERE for a Chambers feature from the Diary on July 19, 2008.


Louisiana born singing actor Tim McGraw & The Dancehall Doctors perform in the video for the title track of his 10th album Southern Voice.

Tim - son of late baseball star Tug - won acclaim in recent movies Friday Night Lights and Flicka.

His new movie The Blind Side came out just after his big selling 2009 album.

Tim upstaged his singing spouse Faith Hill who was in a remake of the Stepford Wives movie.

McGraw, now 42, is about to perform opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in a new movie about a country singer.

Garrett Hedlund and Leighton Meester also will star in Screen Gems' country singing drama Love Don't Let Me Down.

CLICK HERE for a McGraw CD Review from the Diary on June 11, 2007.


Adam Harvey frocks up for his return to Nu Country in the video for his revamp of the late Roger Miller hit King Of The Road.

The Leopold born singer and Quambatook refugee John Williamson wear tuxedos in their video shot at The Supper Club in Oxford St, Sydney.

It's from Harvey's eighth album - duets disc, Both Sides Now.

Harvey, 34, and father of two sons, exploited his newfound TV fame by performing duets with artists from the pop and country genre.

It worked - the album hit #1 on the ARIA charts on debut.

The singer took inspiration from North Carolina born singing actor Randy Travis's duets discs Heroes & Friends.

"I saw him when he toured here and also on the George Jones 50th anniversary special concert DVD," Harvey recalled.

"He had everyone from George Jones to Clint Eastwood and Roy Rogers."

Harvey is touring nationally to promote his album.

CLICK HERE for a Harvey feature from the Diary on November 5, 2009.


Expatriate Kiwi Matt Joe Gow & his band The Dead Leaves perform a video of their latest single The Light.

It's from their album The Messenger on Liberation Records - latter day home of Kasey Chambers and Troy Cassar-Daley.

Gow & The Dead Leaves filmed their video in Melbourne.

"Duncan Tombs filmed it at the Sing Sing studio," Gow's guitarist Andy Pollock revealed.

"We also have Greg from a band called Ryder who played lap steel in the video," Gow added.

"We were going to ask Catherine Britt to be in the video. We have also been filming live footage for At The Bar and rehearsal footage."

Britt, 24, sang on angst anthems Things Fall Apart and At The Seams - highlight of Gow's CD.

CLICK HERE for a Gow feature from the Diary on July 26, 2009.


We also have Rosanne Cash's acclaimed new EMI CD The List - new versions of classics from a list given to her by late father Johnny when she was 18 in 1973.

Guests on the Cash collection include Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Jeff Tweedy and Rufus Wainwright.

Cash's second husband John Leventhal produced the CD for Manhattan Records.

It features songs dating back to the Carter Family, the Hanks - Williams, Snow and Cochran - Harlan Howard, Merle Haggard and Bob Dylan.

We'll reward your new membership or membership renewal with a copy of the CD - please send us a cheque or money order for $20.

Please email us first at music@nucountry.com.au as stocks are limited.


EMI Records has provided Nu Country TV with Arizona born Dierks Bentley's fifth chart topping CD Feel The Fire.

Bentley won an enthusiastic following on his debut Australian tour in May with superstars Brooks & Dunn.

Dierks, 33, has scored seven #1 hits since leaving Phoenix for Nashville as a teenager.

The singer has broadened his music by including bluegrass - featuring the famed McCoury family - on albums dating back to his indie debut Danglin' Rope.

He has also recorded duets with prolific Grammy winner Alison Krauss and Texan chanteuse Patty Griffin.

Win Feel The Fire by becoming a member of Nu Country or renewing membership.

It only costs $20 including postage.

Please email us first at music@nucountry.com.au

We will then send you the CD on receipt of your cheque or money order made out to Nu Country Music.


We have more good news for viewers - EMI Records has given us an invaluable collectors' item - a brace of the 4 Box sets by late Australian country legend Slim Dusty.

Sittin' On 80 features a lost, classic track discovered by Slim's widow Joy McKean.

Joy found Give Me Room from a 1997 recording at their home studio Columbia Lane.

It was written by one of Slim's favourite writers John Dohling - outback station hand and good mate who passed away in November last year.

Sadly he never heard the final version of Slim's recording of his classic trucking song.

It has now been released as a single and included on Sittin' On 80.

Slim's legendary Travelling Country Band played on the song that has been digitally re-mastered by Australia's mastering guru Don Bartley.

All you have to do to win Slim's 4 CD Box set is become a member of Nu Country TV or renew your membership.

It only costs $20 and includes postage.

Please email us first at music@nucountry.com.au

We will then send you the CD on receipt of your cheque or money order made out to Nu Country Music.


Universal Music has donated copies of teen sensation Taylor Swift's huge selling second album Fearless to Nu Country TV.

Viewers who become members or renew their membership for just $20 can win the Fearless CD.

Swift, 19, played capacity audiences on her Australian tour in March and returns here in February.

Please email us at music@nucountry.com.au with your pledge.

Important note - please email us first.

Don't send membership cheque until you have been confirmed as the winner.


Multiple Golden Guitarist winner Felicity Urquhart returned to Nu Country TV as hosts during Series #12, beginning in June.

You can win autographed copies of Felicity's sixth album Landing Lights, available here in shops on Shock.

All you have to do is become a member of Nu Country TV or renew membership.

It only costs $20 including postage.

Please email us first at music@nucountry.com.au and let us know which CD you would like.

We will then send you the CD on receipt of your cheque or money order made out to Nu Country Music.


We have Catherine Britt's third CD Little Wildflower for viewers who wish to become members or renew membership.

Catherine, Adam Brand and Mike Brady were among artists who donated their talent to the Whittlesea Bushfire benefit on Saturday April 4.

Brady donated autographed copies of his Country To Country CD to viewers who become members or current members who renew their membership.

Mike was also a VIP guest host of Nu Country TV during our eighth series.

So for your $20 membership you can win Mike's CD Country To Country or Catherine Britt's Little Wildflower CD.


We also have the following CDS for viewers who email our web page and pledge $20 membership at music@nucountry.com.au

Telstra Road To Tamworth winner Jasmine Rae's debut CD Look It Up.

We also have Steve Forde's fifth album Guns & Guitars.

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