Kalie Shorr, Savannah Keyes and other members of the all-women songwriting group the Song Suffragettes have recorded their own version of Keith Urban's "Female." "I’ve always loved Keith Urban but his decision to record this song and use his platform to stand in solidarity with women made me admire him even more," says Shorr. "I chatted with the Song Suffragettes girls and we thought it would be really cool and special to put our voices on it." - Rolling Stone Country
"Savannah Keyes is getting the chance to meet some of her idols, but meeting the artist most influential on her music is still a dream that has yet to come true. Still, the April #LetTheGirlsPlay artist of the month imagines what she might say to Dolly Parton if she had the chance…" - Taste of Country
Formed in 2014 by Keel, CMT senior vp Leslie Fram and Rounder Records Group’s vp of A&R Tracy Gershon, Change the Conversation is a coalition designed to “tackle country music’s gender issues.” In addition to the Q&A with McEntire, the sold-out Bluebird event also included a new artist showcase featuring up-and-coming country singers Savannah Keyes, Lexi Mackenzie, Kalie Shorr, Alana Springsteen and Allison Veltz.