Back On Air Movement (2023)

By March of 2020, COVID-19 had put the brakes on the music industry almost entirely. Festivals and concerts were stripped from the calendar. Tours were canceled. Major artists delayed album releases. And broadcasting for up-and-coming aspiring music artists was essentially turned off air. By the time mid-March rolled around and stay-at-home orders were put in place, according to Rolling Stone, “as cities quieted, the music did too, with even the smallest of venues forced to shut their doors.” Eliminating live performances only exacerbated the challenges aspiring musicians face along their journey. Everything stopped. But the sun always rises and musicians from every corner of the industry are finding new and creative ways to persevere. In support of their return, we are partnering with aspiring music artists within the Western community to help share their music on air, featuring each artist and their music through a Boot Barn sponsored 30-second radio spot. Keep tabs on this page—we will be updating it regularly with new up-and-coming artists.

Amanda Kate Ferris

Red River, New Mexico native Amanda Kate Ferris first debuted onstage at just one week old, resting in a bassinette as her singer-songwriter mother performed on stage. Two years later she began performing with her mother every night and by the time Amanda was 14 years old, she was singing professionally. In 2019, Amanda’s debut album, Time, released, a deeply personal collection of songs recorded with her mother shortly after her mother was diagnosed with cancer. Featuring songs written by her mother, Time revitalized Amanda’s career and helped start Amanda’s desire to leave her country band to pursue a solo career. Now settled in Texas with her daughter and husband, Amanda looks forward to revealing more of herself through her yet to be announced new music, showcasing her powerhouse vocals, traditional flair, and ’90s country appeal.

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Andrew Jannakos

Small-town Flowery Branch, Georgia native, Andrew Jannakos, was raised on country. His singing and songwriting come from a deep love for country music with family roots in the genre, from his grandfather’s bluegrass band to listening to Waylon, Hank, Whitley, Brooks & Dunn, and belting Shania Twain in the car with his mother. Following his illustrious run during season 16 of NBC’s The Voice, Jannakos returned to Georgia and immediately got to work writing and recording his own material. Blending his pop and hip-hop influences with his own “authenticity and modern country twang” (The Boot), he developed a distinct, pop-forward sound mixed with traditional roots, which can be heard throughout his introductory self-titled EP released in April 2020. At the same time as the project’s arrival, Jannakos was independently booking shows across the country, eager to test his new music in front of live audiences. Following the hugely successful independent release of “Gone Too Soon,” which entered Billboard’s Hot 100 chart and helped Jannakos debut at No. 1 on the Emerging Artists list, he linked with a proactive management team that helped him begin meeting with record labels in Nashville. Soon after, Jannakos signed a recording contract with Sony Music Nashville. Now, the new husband, father, and major label recording artist is looking ahead with more focus than ever before.

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Fourth-generation cattle rancher with parents who met on the rodeo circuit, Sykamore lives the stories told in country songs. Country was the music of her people, and that laid the groundwork for her to start writing her own songs. Growing up outside Calgary, Alberta in the house her great-grandfather built with his bare hands, her introduction to music came through artists like George Strait and fellow Canadian Shania Twain. She was brought to Nashville by a publishing deal with Home Team Music, a father-son partnership of Rhett Akins and Thomas Rhett. Quickly finding her footing, she was soon collaborating with top songwriters and working with producer Michael Knox (Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson). Having amassed more than 10 million on-demand streams, Sykamore is releasing her debut album Pinto on August 12, 2022.

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Vincent Neil Emerson

Raised in Van Zandt County in East Texas by a single mother of Choctaw-Apache descent, Vincent Neil Emerson is a torchbearer of the Texas songwriter tradition. He channels the straightforward truth-telling and resonance of his songwriting heroes in Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, and Steve Earle into something fresh and distinctly his own. Where his 2019 debut Fried Chicken and Evil Women proved that he is one of the most reverent students of country and Western musical traditions, his follow-up LP was a brave step forward that solidified his place as one of music's most compelling and emotionally clarifying storytellers. His songs are cathartic and bluntly honest, never mincing words or dancing around uncomfortable truths.

He not only performed at Willie Nelson’s birthday party, but he also just finished a national tour with Charley Crockett, and this month he will start his very own headline tour. Emerson has been making waves among country music die-hards with a tearjerker single “Son of a Bitch” that called an “arena-ready melody.” Taking a page from classic technology, Emerson is set to soon release a cassette tape in conjunction with renown Willie Nelson-backed Luck Reunion, on which Emerson covers the classic Neil Young song, “Cowgirl in the Sand.” Tickets for his headline tour are on sale now at

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Lily Rose

Words like “groundbreaking” and “trailblazing” are often overused. But for Lily Rose, they may be an understatement. A Georgia native whose inspirations range from Bruce Springsteen to Keith Urban and Katy Perry, Rose broke out in 2020 with the viral smash and debut hit, “Villain.” The modern expression of country music’s most treasured ideal—pure, unflinching honesty— “Villain” has revealed Rose as a talent both 100-percent unique and utterly relatable, with a fresh perspective and forward-looking sound. Both vulnerable and defiant with a boundary pushing country-meets-R&B sound, the track hit Number One on the iTunes all-genre chart and SiriusXM's The Highway Hot 30 Weekend Countdown, leading to her new, ten-song project, STRONGER THAN I AM. With her focus firmly on integrity, Rose’s bold mix of personal lyricism and distinctive language meets the hooky sonics of a post-genre fanbase, as pure-country confessions merge with hip-hop beats and R&B flow – plus representation where there was none before. All told, it gives new credence to this Big Loud Records / Back Blocks Music and Republic Records Country star’s “groundbreaking” label.

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Warren Zeiders

Originally from Hershey, Pennsylvania, Warren Zeiders’ music is suited more to the vast wilderness of his home state than the bright lights of Nashville. His sound injects a healthy dose of Heartland ethos into the honky tonks of Music City. But it’s that space he lives in—between lonesome outsider and magnetic performer—that helps him relate to listeners from all walks of life through songs fueled by unshakeable soul-searching. Zeiders’ distinctive, high-energy country music is powered by a steady supply of youthful grit, honesty, and muscle. The 22-year-old singer-songwriter delivers outlaw sermons in a gravelly, world-weary voice that masks his young age. His original solo acoustic version of “Ride the Lightning” became an instant hit with fans and racked over five million global views on TikTok alone and has just been certified Gold sales status in the US in late January, 2022. The track has impacted the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts as his audience continues to grow week by week due to the consistent influx of millions of new streams. Warren Zeiders will continue to release more new music and tour extensively in 2022.

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Alexandra Kay

The Waterloo Illinois native, Alexandra Kay, started writing songs at the age of 14. Her 2016 video of Dolly Parton’s “Jolene” has been viewed over 60 million times. But what put her on the map was the coffee-making, sing-along videos and Facebook Live Stream concerts that got millions of people through the Covid-19 quarantine. With a dedicated fan base of millions across her social media platforms, her videos and chart-topping original music generates millions of plays weekly and commands the attention of country music fans. With a voice reminiscent of Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss, and Lee Ann Womack, she brings country music back to its roots.

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Reyna Roberts

The daughter of two Army combat engineers, the Alaska-born and Alabama-raised singer-songwriter, Reyna Roberts, has already made her mark in country music, drawing praise from Mickey Guyton, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and People. Having first taken the stage at a bar in Alaska at the age of three, the 2021 CMT “Next Women of Country” artist cannot remember a time when she wasn’t singing. Today, as a “Leading Ladies” honoree, Roberts covered “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’” with Luke Combs and Robert Randolph at the 2021 CMT Giants: Charley Pride, she has been featured during ESPN’s Monday Night Football throughout the season as her new anthem “Raised Right” resonated with fans and critics, has toured with Jamey Johnson, and has debuted at Watershed Festival and Summerfest. Next up this year for Roberts, she will open for Reba McEntire and make her Stagecoach debut.

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Coffey Anderson

Coffey Anderson is a self-made country artist originally from the small town of Bangs, Texas. Raised by an Air Force veteran father and a mother who worked as a junior-high-school English teacher before she passed when Coffey was 11 years old, Coffey is a survivalist who is no stranger to hard work and perseverance. Soon after teaching himself chords in his college dorm room on a borrowed guitar, he landed his first gig on stage. Rather than exerting his efforts seeking a record label, Coffey took his music career into his own hands, creating a YouTube channel, producing his own albums, booking his own shows, and editing his music videos out of his garage. Even without the marketing muscle of a record label behind him, Coffey has over 800,000,000 combined views on Facebook and YouTube, he has sold over 800,000 iTunes downloads, has competed on Nashville Star, and has an original reality series on Netflix, “Country Ever After,” starring him and his wife, hip-hop dancer Criscilla, as they juggle family life, career goals, and tests of faith. This along with over a quarter of a million Instagram followers, Coffey is a country star on the rise.

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Caitlin James

Caitlin James brings a nostalgic sound to modern-day country music, fusing Patsy Cline, Emmylou Harris, and Lana Del Rey into her own novel sound. The Idaho-born artist was raised competing in rodeos and barrel racing long before she discovered a desire for lyrical persuasion and powerful tone. With a newfound passion for country music and a brand-new Gibson Hummingbird she was just learning to play, James moved from Los Angeles to Nashville. Four years later, James has found herself in writing rooms with some of country music's most explorative and vulnerable poets who have been helping her harness a collection of her own sincere songs. She has since coined the term “gothic country” to describe her emotion-driven lyrics and exploration of heartbreak as it grazes the roots of country music’s origin. With only three performances on the Nashville scene, James is beginning to expand her scope in playing some of Nashville’s most fabled venues. As she hones what is next for her, the release of a new era of poetics and vocal transformation is on the horizon—music James feels will leave audiences joyous for a breath of new country.

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Madison Kozak

As a rising country singer-songwriter, Ontario-native Madison Kozak is inspiring listeners with her strong pen. Her breakout track, “First Last Name” not only scored the then-junior at Belmont University and a publishing deal with Big Loud, but it also compelled the award-winning songwriter Nicolle Galyon to launch a female-driven label, Songs & Daughters, and sign Kozak as the flagship artist. Shortly thereafter, Kozak graduated with a Music Business degree; toured the U.S. and Canada with Morgan Evans, Aaron Watson, and Mason Ramsey; and made her Grand Ole Opry debut to a standing ovation. Named among CMT’s 2021 LISTEN UP roster, the Lindsay, Kozak wrapped 2019 having traveled Europe for the first time with Chase Rice, as well as supporting Tanya Tucker as a CMT Next Women of Country Class of 2020 member. Featured on “Artists to Watch” 2020 lists by Pandora, Pop Culture, and Sounds Like Nashville, she will continue releasing new music after dropping a trio of tracks: “OMG ILY,” “Household,” and “Click.”

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Joe Peters

Joe Peters is a country music artist from Bakersfield, California, a town known to locals as the Country Music Capital of the West. At eight years old, he received his first guitar and started playing along to some of his favorite artists, including Waylon Jennings, George Strait, and Merle Haggard. Throughout his youth and into his early 20s, Joe worked on his family ranch and competed in rodeos, riding rough stock and team roping. While he started out playing music on the rodeo grounds after competitions to anyone who would listen, today he performs all over the country to a growing fan base. His current single, “I’ve Seen Me Do It” is now available everywhere.

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Victoria Bailey

Victoria Bailey is a singer-songwriter living in Huntington Beach, California. Deeply influenced by country music’s reigning queens Dolly and Emmylou, Bailey’s songwriting remains true to its roots with all roads leading back to heartfelt storytelling. From barn-burning ballads and cowboy laments to straight-from-the-heart love songs, Bailey offers a thematic collection of originals along with one classic cover on her first full-length country album, Jesus, Red Wine & Patsy Cline, released on Nashville label Rock Ridge Music. Victoria charms the crowd with her warm disposition. She is full of California country and heart with over a decade of songwriting and dive bar strumming under her turquoise studded belt. Victoria will be showcasing at the 2021 Americana Music Festival in Nashville, TN and releasing a brand new single in late September.

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Brandon Davis

Brandon Davis is a rising Tennessee songwriter whose debut single, “Step by Step” reached #1 on the iTunes Country Singles chart. With his wife’s encouragement, Davis posted his first TikTok video on Father’s Day 2020 which generated an immediate response to his authentic voice and laid-back style. In less than a year, he has since built an online audience of nearly one and a half million TikTok followers, with thousands of additional fans on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. With support from his family, tremendous talent, a big personality, and growing awareness within the industry, Brandon Davis is an artist on the move who is ready to make a big imprint in Nashville.

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Brandon Bing

Hailing from Samsula, Florida, Brandon Bing contributes a gritty, unique voice to traditional country music. Brandon writes true, relatable, and inspiring stories and brings them to life through song. His first EP released in 2020, The Florida Man, launched Brandon into the country music scene. His most recent 2021 EP, Dyin’ Breed, is filled with vulnerable and rowdy songs. Brandon discovered his true passion for country music while performing for the first time in Nashville during the CMA Fest. He has since performed at The Barn in Sanford, FL, Savage, MT, Skyline Club, Columbia, SC, Higgston, GA Veterans Camp, Oxford Downs, Summerfield, FL, 25th Anniversary BMI Key West Songwriters Fest in 2021, and Live Oak in Nashville. Brandon has been building strong relationships with his rapidly growing fan base.

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Cameron Bedell

Kansas native, Cameron Bedell is a Country/Soul and R&B singer-songwriter. He has written and produced numerous acts including Hunter Hayes, Tiera, Dylan Scott, Seaforth, Lauren Alaina, and Jimmie Allen. After going viral for his renditions of Julia Michaels’ “Issues” and The Weeknd’s “Earned It,” Bedell has once again begun releasing his own music. HIs first single, “Drop It Like a Tailgate” is available on all platforms July 30th, 2021.

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Ashley Cooke

Raised between the coasts of California and Florida, Ashley Cooke is an up-and-coming country artist who brings authentic and honest storytelling to her music. Pursuing her passion for music at Belmont University, she won the Country Showcase, placing her in an elite class of winners that includes Brad Paisley, Chris Young, and Tyler Hubbard of Florida Georgia Line. Throughout 2020, Cooke continued gaining traction on TikTok where she has amassed 625K followers and 7.2M likes. In October 2020, Cooke co-founded The 615 House, a content creation studio in Nashville, and released “Jealous of the Sky,” a poignant single written about the pain of losing her best friend to cancer at age 18. Cooke has been writing with Nashville’s A-List songwriters including Craig Wiseman, Nicolle Galyon, and Tofer Brown. Her newest single, “Already Drank That Beer” dropped in June and she will be releasing a new project later in 2021 produced by award-winner Jimmy Robbins.

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Ian Munsick

Ian Munsick is pioneering a new brand of country by breathing fresh Rocky Mountain air into the Nashville music scene. The Wyoming-born singer-songwriter’s upbringing was a mix of working the ranch and working the crowds. Munsick and his two older brothers grew up playing everything from bluegrass to The Beatles under the tutelage of their fiddle-playing father. Incorporating elements across genres, he has now begun to establish himself as a progressive artist with an old soul. Captivated by traditional lyrical truth and the modern soundscape, Munsick followed his ear to Music City. In 2017, he released a self-titled EP, winning iHeartRadio’s Rocky Mountain Song of the Year for “Horses Are Faster” and becoming the only artist who simultaneously qualified two tracks as finalists in the NSAI/CMT songwriting competition. Now in 2021, Munsick has signed a major label record deal with Warner Music Nashville, earned more than 45 million global streams, and has been named one of Spotify’s inaugural Hot Country Artists to Watch. His debut album Coyote Cry, out now, features his mile-high tenor underscoring self-penned songs that conjure equal parts epic adventure and down-to-earth wisdom. The record marks the dawn of western pop-laced country, pulling a thread straight from Chris LeDoux through Post Malone. His debut single “Long Haul” has twice charted on Spotify’s US Viral 50 and been praised for its “heart-tugging tenor” and “marvelous sense of melody” (MusicRow). They say that with Ian Munsick, western country is being reborn.

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Jenna Paulette

According to Jenna Paulette, the West is where desire meets adventure. She states it is endless skies, freedom and hard work, sleeping on a blanket underneath the stars, men with callused hands and a long history of women rising to the occasion. Jenna Paulette is the embodiment of all of the above as she blazes a trail with her “New West” style of country. She replaces convention for a pedal steel-rooted sensibility that marries the traditional with the contemporary.

From opening gigs with Zac Brown Band, Joe Nichols, Parmalee, Clay Walker, and High Valley, to putting out her Modern Cowgirl Vol. 1 EP, Paulette is becoming an unstoppable force. She has been added to Apple Music’s Breaking Country Playlist, Google Play Country’s New Crop Playlist, named a CMT Discovery Artist, and featured on Apple Music's The Kelleigh Bannen Show and The Circle Network's The Southern Weekend with Natalie Stovall. As a result, she has earned over 1 million streams thus far. Her music has an undertone of pop and an overtone of cowgirl. Her goal is to bring people together based on common experiences and to put into words what cannot always be expressed emotionally. Her vehicle for accomplishing this is what she represents and who she is, a ‘modern cowgirl.’

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Kyle Elliott

Growing up in the suburbs of Music City, Kyle Elliott was brought up with the legends of ‘90s country music always playing on the radio. He likes to believe that being born in Nashville means that there is country music in his blood. Music Row Magazine has said that Kyle has “a luxuriously rich baritone that he puts to good advantage.” With influences stemming from artists such as Josh Turner, Randy Travis, Chris Young, and Chris Stapleton, Kyle is set to release the rest of his EP “Love Hangover” by the end of 2021. He is determined to continue writing songs that his fans can relate to.

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Royale Lynn

Royale Lynn is a cowgirl who started her music career at the age of 15, writing songs and developing her stage presence through music lessons and local shows. In 2015, she moved to Nashville from a small town in southern Ontario in hopes of writing for some of the greats. Her passion lies within the art of storytelling and she spends most of her weeks in a writing room among artists in Nashville. She recently wrote the song "Far Boy" for country music artist Leah Marie Mason, and within two months it has garnered over 13 Million views on TikTok and half a million streams. Royale Lynn recently debuted on Nashville's Country station 103.3 as their "tune up song of the day." Her new single, “His & Hers” is set to drop May 7th on all streaming platforms and is anticipated to be one of her biggest releases yet.

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Kameron Marlowe

North Carolina native Kameron Marlowe has been touted by Everything Nash as “the piece country music has been missing” and by Billboard as a “nascent talent.” Since coming onto the scene with his autobiographical, self-penned release “Giving You Up,” Marlowe has gone on to amass more than 115 million career on-demand streams; joined the roster of Columbia Nashville alongside superstars Luke Combs and Maren Morris; and been named an Artist to Watch in 2021 by more than a dozen media outlets including Sounds Like Nashville, NY Country Swag, Country Now, and more – all before his debut single “Sober as a Drunk” even hit airwaves. With his soaring, emotive vocals and gritty, rock-infused sound, Marlowe calls upon influences ranging from Brooks & Dunn and George Strait to Travis Tritt and Ray Charles, creating a sound that reflects his life-long love of country music. Quickly becoming an undeniable force in the genre, Marlowe is set to stake his claim as the new face of country.

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Lauren Duski

Lauren Duski is an independent artist from Northern Michigan with a deep love for people. Runner-up on season 12 of NBC's "The Voice," Duski has toured across North America in the fall of 2019 as direct and sole support with Lukas Graham, as well as Lewis Capaldi and Bobby Bones. Duski's latest single "I Would For You" just debuted at number-three all-genre and number-one on the Country charts. She is committed to writing songs that inspire listeners to call their loved ones.

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Chloe Fredericks

Coming from a small town in North Dakota, Chloe Fredericks was raised on old country music and the cowboy way of life. She has always been drawn to songwriting and soulful music since she could remember and often teases she was born in the wrong generation considering her draw to some of the greats. She is inspired by Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Kasey Musgraves, and one of her favorites Amy Winehouse. Alongside being a recording artist, Chloe is a prolific songwriter and enjoys co-writes and writing sessions. Above all she loves to perform and entertain. In 2019, she moved to LA to record her first EP and ever since has been making plans to release new music and deliver the light of her soul through her art.

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Jon Wood

Jon Wood was born into music. Six years before Jon was born, his father, Steven Wood, moved to Nashville to pursue his dream in the music business, working for Calvary Records and later becoming an artist playing at festivals, churches, and anywhere that would have him. When Jon was two years old, his family moved out of Nashville and eventually settled in Wake Forest, North Carolina. At an early age in North Carolina, Jon discovered his love for music. His father built a recording studio in their home where the family, including Jon’s two brothers and mother, came together and recorded. They put together a family band, played concerts, and even recorded a small album. After a series of odd jobs following high school, Jon realized his main passion is music. At 21, Jon left his small town and chased his neon dreams to Nashville. Five months in Nashville, songwriter and producer, Justin Weaver, reached out to Jon via Instagram. From there they started writing together and released Jon’s debut EP in June of 2019 with the songs co-written by Wood, Weaver, and additional Nashville writers. "Drop on By" was released later that same year. Since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, Jon has been writing songs and is now getting ready to release them in 2021. His latest release is "What Her Leaving Left."

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Caitlyn Smith

Caitlyn Smith has established herself as one of Nashville’s brightest rising stars after winning a Critics Choice Award and writing songs for the likes of Miley Cyrus, Dolly Parton, Meghan Trainor and John Legend, Garth Brooks, and Jason Aldean. As an undeniably talented vocalist, Smith’s 2018 Starfire and 2020 Supernova saw her in the pages of TIME Magazine and The New York Times, and had her named to Rolling Stone’s 10 country artists to know and Paste’s 10 country artists to watch. Her current single “I Can’t” featuring Old Dominion, is currently climbing the country radio charts.

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Tucker Wetmore

Tucker Wetmore knows his way around a country song. From his small-town upbringing in Kalama, WA, population 2,700, he has been funneling his feelings into music since he was 11 years old. Less than a year after college, Wetmore moved to Nashville to begin chasing down his own version of the American Dream, sharpening his unique country sound with help from collaborators including Grammy-winner Chad Brown and co-producer Jesse Thompson. Blending his baritone vocals with Telecaster twang, Wetmore’s original songs mix country storytelling with modern melodies—creating country music for the modern world.

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How do you explain air movement? ›

The movement of air is mainly caused due to the differences in pressure and temperature. Warm air is lighter and it rises upwards, meanwhile, cold air is denser and hence it moves down to replace the warm air. This phenomenon creates wind.

How much air is pushing down on you at all times? ›

At sea level, because of the 60-mile column of atmosphere between you and outer space, there's about 15 pounds per square inch of air pressure pushing down on every part of your body.

Why does air move faster over the wing? ›

A wing is shaped and tilted so the air moving over it moves faster than the air moving under it. As air speeds up, its pressure goes down. So the faster-moving air above exerts less pressure on the wing than the slower-moving air below. The result is an upward push on the wing—lift!

How much weight of air is always on your head? ›

1000 kg of weight of air is always over your head . Even though air molecules are too small to observe or to see all the molecules of air in the atmosphere above your head weight something . This combined weight of the air resembles a pressure on your body which is approximately equals to 1000 Kg/m.

What is movement of air called? ›

The movement of air is called wind.

What are the two types of air movement? ›

a) Movement of air due to differences in temperature between two locations is known as convection or advection. Convection is the term commonly applied to vertical movement of air, whilst advection is used in the context of horizontal displacement of air.

How much air is in a human body? ›

6 Liters of Capacity

The maximum amount of air an average adult male's lungs can hold is about six liters (that's the same as about three large soda bottles).

How much air are we carrying? ›

How much air pressure do we carry on our head? 14.7 pounds per square inch, at sea level, at least.

How much air pressure can a human take? ›

A pressure of 6.3 kPa—the Armstrong limit—is about 1/16 of the standard sea-level atmospheric pressure of 101.3 kilopascals (760 mmHg).

Can Aeroplane stand still in air? ›

Can an airplane stay up in the air without moving forward just like helicopter? A: Techincally, there is only one way for the aircraft to remain hanging motionless in the air: if weight and lift cancel each other out perfectly, and at the same time thrust and drag cancel each other out too. But this is incredibly rare.

In which case will the air move faster? ›

More the difference in the air pressure, greater will be the speed of movement. Air moves from higher pressure to lower pressure region.

How do you increase air speed? ›

The velocity of air movement in a wind tunnel can be increased by two means. Increase the amount of air supplied by use of a larger supply fan, or turbine, or compressor. Decrease the size of the venturi restriction in the target area.

What is the weight of air called? ›

That pressure is called atmospheric pressure, or air pressure. It is the force exerted on a surface by the air above it as gravity pulls it to Earth. Atmospheric pressure is commonly measured with a barometer. In a barometer, a column of mercury in a glass tube rises or falls as the weight of the atmosphere changes.

What does air look like? ›

A: Air is normally invisible. From space, the atmosphere, which is made of air, looks like a thin blue band because of the way the light passes through it. That's the same reason why the sky looks blue.

How do we feel air answer? ›

Since air is invisible we easily forget that it is all around us. When we blow air in a balloon, we can feel the air pushing on the balloon. It's the same with a tire or basketball. When we sit in front of a fan, we can actually feel the air molecules moving in the same direction.

What causes air to move? ›

A: Air moves due to a difference of air pressure which can be caused by different temperatures. Air pressure is the push caused by the particles in the air.

What causes air pressure? ›

The atoms and molecules that make up the various layers in the atmosphere are constantly moving in random directions. Despite their tiny size, when they strike a surface they exert a force on that surface in what we observe as pressure.

What air is called wind? ›

Option A) Wind – Wind is a movement of air that occurs when air from the region of high air pressure moves to a region of low air pressure.

What is normal air flow? ›

Normal flow rate is 1 atmosphere (101.3 kPa) or 14.696 psia at 32 0F (0 0C). Actual flow rate is the actual volume of fluid that passes a given point based on given pressure and temperature of the process.

What is the unit of air flow? ›

Multiplying air velocity by the area of a duct determines the volume of air flowing past a point in the duct during specified unit of time. Volume flow is typically measured in cubic feet per minute (CFM).

What are the types of air flow? ›

Three types of airflow system are available in the operating theatres of our university hospital: laminar (or unidirectional) flow, stabilized flow and turbulent flow.

What air do humans need? ›

All cells in our body need oxygen to create energy efficiently. When the cells create energy, however, they make carbon dioxide. We get oxygen by breathing in fresh air, and we remove carbon dioxide from the body by breathing out stale air.

Why do we have 2 lungs? ›

There is also a structural advantage to having the lungs be separate, the main one being that the bronchial tubes bifurcate naturally, and that there is a place for the heart and other "indivisible" organs in the middle. Separation also decreases the chance of problems or disease in one spreading to the other.

How can you feel air? ›

Air cannot be seen but is felt when it moves. The movement of air is called breeze or wind depending on its velocity or speed. Air fills in the empty space available everywhere. We all breathe in air.

How much is the air pressure? ›

Standard sea-level pressure, by definition, equals 760 mm (29.92 inches) of mercury, 14.70 pounds per square inch, 1,013.25 × 103 dynes per square centimetre, 1,013.25 millibars, one standard atmosphere, or 101.325 kilopascals.

Can we feel air pressure? ›

You might be surprised to learn that air has a weight, although you don't feel it. We have evolved so that the pressure inside our body matches the external atmospheric pressure. You are, however, able to feel changes in atmospheric pressure. For example, if you fly in an airplane, your ears might start to hurt.

Why do we not feel the weight of air? ›

The reason we can't feel it is that the air within our bodies (in our lungs and stomachs, for example) is exerting the same pressure outwards, so there's no pressure difference and no need for us to exert any effort.

What is a comfortable air pressure? ›

Vanos said people are most comfortable with barometric pressure of 30 inches of mercury (inHg). When it rises to 30.3 inHg or higher, or drops to 29.7 or lower, the risk of heart attack increases.

What happens to humans in high pressure? ›

These symptoms occur because the fall in barometric pressure allows the tissues in the lungs and brain to swell (visualize the change in the size of a sponge when you squeeze and release it) in an attempt to get more oxygen. The dilated blood vessels in the brain may cause headaches and swelling of the brain.

What happens to humans in low pressure? ›

If the human body is exposed to a low enough absolute pressure, then surface fluids (tear film, saliva, and the air-exposed surface of alveoli) will begin to boil at normal body temperature.

What keeps a plane in the air? ›

Four forces keep an airplane in the sky. They are lift, weight, thrust and drag. Lift pushes the airplane up. The way air moves around the wings gives the airplane lift.

How do planes stop so fast? ›

Commercial jet transport aircraft come to a halt through a combination of brakes, spoilers to increase wing drag and thrust reversers on the engines.

Why do planes stop in the air? ›

Airplanes stay in the air because of one simple fact-- there is no net force on them. And with no net force, an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays that way, even if it's in midair 10 kilometers above the Earth's surface. Now, of course, it's not like there aren't forces acting on the airplane.

What happens to air on heating *? ›

As the molecules heat and move faster, they are moving apart. So air, like most other substances, expands when heated and contracts when cooled. Because there is more space between the molecules, the air is less dense than the surrounding matter and the hot air floats upward.

Why is sound faster in warm air? ›

Molecules at higher temperatures have more energy and can vibrate faster and allow sound waves to travel more quickly. The speed of sound at room temperature air is 346 meters per second. This is faster than 331 meters per second, which is the speed of sound in air at freezing temperatures.

How does air flow in a room? ›

Air always flows from a high-pressure area to a low-pressure area, much like water running downhill. Therefore, without an effective barrier, air outside a home at a higher pressure will always attempt to enter the home.

What are the two properties of air? ›

A mixture of gases is called air. Properties of air are as follows: Air can exerts pressure. Air can be compressed.

Why is fast air low pressure? ›

Air moves more quickly over the curved upper surface of the wing than it does under the wing, which has a flatter surface. The faster moving air produces less pressure than the slower moving air, causing the wing to lift toward the area of low pressure.

Does air flow like water? ›

Air is a fluid, just like water. It will also flow from one area to another because of a difference in pressure. Therefore, to create an airflow, we need to create a pressure differential.

How do you measure air pressure? ›

A barometer is a scientific instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure, also called barometric pressure. The atmosphere is the layers of air wrapped around the Earth. That air has a weight and presses against everything it touches as gravity pulls it to Earth. Barometers measure this pressure.

What causes wind? ›

During the day, air above the land heats up faster than air over water. Warm air over land expands and rises, and heavier, cooler air rushes in to take its place, creating wind. At night, the winds are reversed because air cools more rapidly over land than it does over water.

What are the main gases in air? ›

The air in Earth's atmosphere is made up of approximately 78 percent nitrogen and 21 percent oxygen. Air also has small amounts of other gases, too, such as carbon dioxide, neon, and hydrogen.

What is called air? ›

Air is the invisible mixture of gases that surrounds Earth. Air contains important substances, such as oxygen and nitrogen, that most species need to survive. Human beings (Homo sapiens), of course, are one of those species. Sometimes, the word "atmosphere" is used instead of the word "air."

What is the Colour of air? ›

Air is transparent and has no specific colour.

What are the 10 uses of air? ›

Important Uses of Air
  • Sustain life and growth.
  • Combustion.
  • Maintaining Temperature.
  • Supplier of Energy.
  • Photosynthesis.

Why air is important in our life? ›

Air is important for living things.

Breathing is part of a process called respiration. During respiration, a living thing takes in oxygen from the air and gives out carbon dioxide. This process gives animals and plants the energy to eat, grow, and live life!

Can you give examples of how the air around us can be? ›

For example, if we flap a hand fan near our face, we will feel the air and if we ride a bicycle, we will feel the air against our face. A mixture of various gases such as nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, water vapour, and a few other gases is called air.

What are five things that need air? ›

Five things which need air are:
  • Plants need air ( CO2) to respire.
  • Animals need air (O2) to respire.
  • Plants need air for pollination ( wind pollination)
  • We need air to fly the kites.
  • Aeroplane and other airways need air.
10 Nov 2017

What causes air to move? ›

A: Air moves due to a difference of air pressure which can be caused by different temperatures. Air pressure is the push caused by the particles in the air.

How does air move through the atmosphere? ›

Air that rose just south of the equator flows south. When the air cools, it drops back to the ground, flows back towards the Equator, and warm again. The, now, warmed air rises again, and the pattern repeats. This pattern, known as convection, happens on a global scale.

What is the movement of wind? ›

Generally, prevailing winds blow east-west rather than north-south. This happens because Earth's rotation generates what is known as the Coriolis effect. The Coriolis effect makes wind systems twist counter-clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.

How does air move in a building? ›

Air movement through buildings result from the difference in pressure indoors and outdoors , which may be created either by natural forces (wind induced pressure difference and stack effect e.g. pressure difference induced by temperature gradients between the inside and outside of the building) or mechanical power (fan ...

Can air move things? ›

Air can move things – think of leaves or sand blowing on a windy day. It can speed things up or slow things down (think of cycling a bike with the wind behind you or against you). In olden days large ships had sails and relied on moving air (i.e. wind) to drive them.

What is the difference between wind and air? ›

The gaseous mixture in our atmosphere is called air. It includes oxygen, which we breathe and carbon dioxide which we exhale. In fact, it includes every gas that makes up the atmosphere. Wind is the horizontal motion of air, due to the pressuredifference between two places.

What are the 4 types of wind? ›

Types of Wind - Planetary, Trade, Westerlies, Periodic & Local Winds.

What causes air pressure? ›

The atoms and molecules that make up the various layers in the atmosphere are constantly moving in random directions. Despite their tiny size, when they strike a surface they exert a force on that surface in what we observe as pressure.

Does air have weight? ›

Air is a real substance and it has weight. That is why it weighs 14.7 pounds per square inch at sea level. What scientists mean when they give this figure is that if a column of air one square inch in size from sea level to the top of the atmosphere above Earth would weigh 14.7 pounds.

Does air flow hot to cold? ›

Yes, hot air rises – but to say that it's the heat's natural state to want to rise would be wrong. It can move in any direction. Basically, heat travels from an area of higher temperature to a lower temperature. In scientific terms, this is known as the law of thermodynamics.

What are the types of winds? ›

Generally, there are three types of winds on earth: Primary Wind. Secondary Wind. Tertiary Wind.

What is wind Short answer? ›

Wind is the natural movement of air or other gases relative to a planet's surface.

What is wind made of? ›

At its most basic, wind is simply masses of air molecules moving very quickly. The air you breathe is made up of a variety of molecules. Nitrogen (78%) and oxygen (21%) make up most of the air you breathe. In addition to these two elements, there is also water vapor and a mixture of other trace elements.

How do you control air flow? ›

5 Ways to Improve Airflow in Your Home
  1. Check Vents and Registers. One of the simplest things you can do to increase airflow in your home is to check the vents and registers in each room. ...
  2. Turn on Ceiling Fans. ...
  3. Schedule HVAC Maintenance. ...
  4. Consider Duct Cleaning. ...
  5. Invest in a Ventilator.
24 Jul 2017

Does air always move? ›

Air is constantly moving around the earth. This moving air is called wind. Winds are created when there are differences in air pressure from one area to another.


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