'Real Country': Music competition series to feature celebrity guests Trace Adkins and Devin Dawson
After a total of two episodes, USA Network's website revealed from this week on 'Real Country' will air on Tuesday as well as Wednesday
USA Network's 'Real Country' is an eight-part country music competition series. It showcases five-time Grammy award-winning artist Shania Twain, platinum-selling singer-songwriter Jake Owen and Grammy award-winning country music singer Travis Tritt. Each episode will also feature a celebrity guest alongside the three permanent panelists.
In each episode, we will witness three singers among 21 talented artists selected by the panelists. The singer can be solo, duos or groups. Each of their performance should spotlight traditions, songs, and themes of country music.
The winners from the seven episodes will go against each other in a two-hour grand finale for a chance to be named country music’s next breakout act. The winner from each episode will win $10,000 and a performance at Stagecoach - California’s Country Music Festival. And, the winner of the grand finale will receive a grand sum of $100,000 and a chance to perform at the Grand Ole Opry.
See you at @Stagecoach, @Copper_Chief and @kyliefrenchfrey!— Real Country (@RealCountryTV) November 26, 2018
Each week's #RealCountryTV winner earns a coveted spot in the lineup at Stagecoach - California's Country Music Festival. pic.twitter.com/Et7gUUUU1v
After a total of two episodes so far, the network's website shared a preview, and stated that from this week onwards the show that previously used to air only on Tuesdays, will now air on Tuesdays and Wednesdays as well. The judges' three picks for each episode will go head to head against each other for a chance to win the episode and advance into the grand finale. This week the show will feature two guest judges, Trace Adkins and Devin Dawson.
Three-time Grammy-award nominee Adkins has sold around 11 million albums and charted more than 20 singles in his 25 years in Nashville. He also recently released his 12th studio album, 'Something’s Going On.' Adkins is also a member of the Grand Ole Opry. Apart from being a member of the Grand Ole Opry, Adkins is an author and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project and The American Red Cross, for who he raised more than $1.5 million dollars as winner of NBC’s 'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice.'
Devin Dawson is a country music singer and songwriter and became well-known after he filmed a mashup of Taylor Swift songs along with his friend Louisa Wendorff on her YouTube channel. Following the mashup, Dawson gained popularity and became famous on YouTube. After that, he released his debut single 'All in Me' which also happened to be his first hit. His song 'All in Me' charted on the Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay charts. Apart from his famous hit song, Dawson has gone on tour with Brett Eldredge, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.