The best part of music is learning about new artists. Hearing a new song that makes you immediately look up the artist. Here are my picks for the best up and coming country acts.

Tenille Townes-

Hand picked by Dierks Bentley to join him on his tour, this Canadian country singer has the voice control of a young Stevie Nicks and the songwriting skill to boot. Currently working on her debut album, you'll be hearing more of Tenille Townes in the future.

Matt Stell-

Raised mostly in Arkansas, Matt Stell first gained attention as a basketball player when his school beat Lebron James' high school. While in college he had to choose between med school and music and made the tough choice to move to Nashville, since his move he's opened for names like Luke Bryan and Lee Brice. His debut single Prayed for You has amassed over 10 million streams and 5 million views on Youtube.

Tyler Braden-

Alabama native, Tyler Braden is currently touring around the country. He's opened for acts like, The Eli Young Band and Dylan Scott and is one of the most talked about new talents in country music.