02/21/2017

[BILLBOARD] 'The Cowboy Is Timeless': Country Singer-Songwriter Aaron Watson on Staying True to Himself With New Album 'Vaquero'

It was two years ago this month when Aaron Watson made musical history. His release The Underdog became the first album by a male artist to debut at the top of the Country Album charts with a self-released and independently distributed and promoted LP. Selling over 26,000 copies in just its first week, the feat made headlines across the country. Watson recalls to Billboard that he can still remember where he was when he got the news.
02/21/2017

[RARE COUNTRY] This country star explains the bittersweet reason why he might envy you

The life of a touring musician can look like a lot of fun — traveling the country (sometimes the world) with your band in a different city every night and playing music to adoring crowds. But, the road can be hard. That whole “different city every night” isn’t as easy as it sounds when you’re living out of a suitcase. And imagine not being able to share major experiences with the people you love the most.
12/07/2016

[WIDE OPEN COUNTRY] Aaron Watson to Release New Album ‘Vaquero’

Vaquero, due out on Feb. 24, features sixteen new songs co-written by Watson, along with Mac McAnally, Leslie Satcher, Kendell Marvel and more. Longtime fans of Watson’s modern yet traditional country sound are sure to instantly connect with this latest project. Much like his breakthrough record, 2015’s No. 1 hit The Underdog, Watson promises a collection of music focused around life, love and family.
10/30/2015

[Dallas Observer] AARON WATSON'S POPULARITY BODES WELL FOR TEXAS COUNTRY'S INTERNATIONAL APPEAL

You’ve got to give it up for Aaron Watson. Throughout his long and storied career as a Texas country chart topper, he’s always managed to stay true to himself. Standing in stark contrast to Texas country’s rowdier, more party-driven elements, Watson has carved himself out a unique niche. In the last few years, though, that niche has started to get bigger and bigger.
02/02/2015

Aaron Watson Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut March 31

Aaron Watson - "a proud country traditionalist" (New York Times) - is gearing up for the Feb. 17 release of his 12th album, 'The Underdog.' Produced with Keith Stegall (Alan Jackson, George Jones, Zac Brown), the 14-track album is "reminiscent of George Strait and Chris Ledoux" (Country Weekly) and has earned the Texas troubadour a Spotify "Spotlight on 2015" selection and his Grand Ole Opry debut on March 31.