Black Playback: Country

Explore Black artists’ contributions to country music from around the world.
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Curated by

Zachary Monson

Zac Monson has been with the Music Dept at Stingray Music since 2009. He was first brought on to the Karaoke team, where he spent his days matching the bouncing ball to the words. Yes that’s a job. For over a decade however, he has overseen the growth and evolution of the Dance & Electronic music programming (Dance Clubbin’, Eclectic Electronic, The Chill Lounge, among others). Zac is also the award-winning host of Stingray PausePlay, where he has had the pleasure to talk about life and music with artists like Billie Eilish, Cypress Hill, Dua Lipa, Red Hot Chili Peppers, twenty øne piløts, Lil Nas X, and more. Outside his 9-5, he passionately works with many rising artists. Lending an ear, and a hand, anywhere he can to help in the creation of great music. Zac is the chairman of the Dance Recording of the Year at the JUNO Awards, and sits on the board of Canada’s Music Incubator.

Artists

Mickey Guyton
Willie Jones
Cleve Francis
Jimmie Allen
Kane Brown
Stoney Edwards
Blanco Brown
Trini Triggs
Seckond Chaynce
Big Al Downing

Chart

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Jenny and I
Rennie Cotton Heart
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Fairytale
The Pointer Sisters
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The Grand Tour
Aaron Neville
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Sitting On Top of the World
Carolina Chocolate Drops
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Gotta Live It
Sunny War
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Steel Pony Blues
Dom Flemons
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Talkin' to My Restless Heart
Scott Eversoll
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Slave Driver
Our Native Daughters
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Over And Over
Nelly feat. Tim McGraw
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Mr. Ooh La La
Rissi Palmer