The Highwomen — the supergroup consisting of Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby—have reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart with the release of their self-titled debut album. The new album also reached No. 10 on the Billboard all-genre Top 200 chart.
The supergroup’s name is a play on The Highwaymen—a supergroup that featured Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings.
The Highwomen are joined by several guest collaborators on the new album, such as Sheryl Crow, Yola, Dave Cobb, Jason Isbell, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth, Chris Powell and Peter Levin. Additionally, the album contains songs written by Carlile, Hemby, Morris, Shires, Isbell, the Hanseroth twins, Rodney Clawson, Lori McKenna, Miranda Lambert and Ray LaMontagne among many others.
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