March 08, 2019 - February 09, 2020
“Each year brings new components to the country music story, and 2018 was no different,” said Kyle Young, CEO, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. “Last year, we witnessed extraordinary chart and tour success, exciting collaborations, and well-deserved honors. American Currents allows us to highlight these moments while showing their significance in country music history.”
The 2018 class of American Currents is composed of artists, songwriters, broadcasters, and fashion icons and includes: Jason Aldean, John Anderson, Dan Auerbach, Matraca Berg, Bobby Bones, Brothers Osborne, Alison Brown, Kane Brown, Becky Buller, Brad Clawson, Rodney Clawson, Tyler Mahan Coe, Luke Combs, Manuel Cuevas, Dan + Shay, Chris Eldridge, Dom Flemons, Florida Georgia Line, Nicolle Galyon, John Hartford, Sierra Hull, Miranda Lambert, Ashley McBryde, Country Music Hall of Fame member Reba McEntire, Justin Moses, Carly Pearce, Pistol Annies, John Prine, Missy Raines, Country Music Hall of Fame member Tex Ritter, Jeannie Seely, Chris Stapleton, Molly Tuttle, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban.
American Currents changes annually to reflect the top stories and trends of the past year in country music. Museum visitors learn about the deep history of the music in the permanent exhibition, Sing Me Back Home, and they get a glimpse of country music’s ongoing evolution as a popular art form in American Currents, which highlights the full spectrum of activity in country music.
American Currents: The Music of 2018 is made possible by support from Hilton.