There are plenty of new country releases in store for 2013, among them brand new records from Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, and Luke Bryan as well as debut CDs from hot new artists such as Katie Armiger. Fresh albums from Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris, and the reunited Mavericks prove that country music's legends are still alive and kicking.
Katie Armiger - 'Fall Into Me' (January 15)
Katie Armiger co-wrote every song on Fall Into Me, which features "Better In a Black Dress," the singer's first Top 40 country hit, ever.
Randy Houser - 'How Country Feels' (January 22)
Randy Houser is back. The "Boots On" singer and co-writer of "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" releases his third studio album.
Tim McGraw - 'Tim McGraw and Friends' (January 22)
Two weeks before Tim McGraw releases his debut record with Big Machine, the label he left behind throws this compilation onto the marketplace. Sour grapes much?
Blue Sky Riders - 'Finally Home' (January 29)
Kenny Loggins, Gary Burr, and Georgia Middleman make up this country threesome who are releasing their debut album this winter.
Tim McGraw - 'Two Lanes of Freedom' (February 5)
Tim McGraw's first album after leaving Curb Records features a duet with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban ("Highway Don't Care").
Holly Williams - 'The Highway' (February 5)
Hank Williams's granddaughter teams up with Jackson Browne, Jakob Dylan, and Dierks Bentley on this third studio album. And, oh, did I mention ... Gwyneth Paltrow?
The Mavericks - 'In Time' (February 26)
The reunited band is suited up for their first new album in a loooong time -- nine years to be exact.