Was Country 2016’s Most Inclusive Genre?

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“Now, most publishers have a track person in-house,” says Joey Moi [FGL producer]. “My role went from making traditional songs sound modern to taking songs that are too modern and pulling them back into the format.” Chris Lane’s “Fix,” a Country Airplay No. 1 Moi sculpted, also was a product of Nashville’s new creative practices: After trying a more aggressive country-rock approach with Lane, Moi realized his falsetto was better suited to the role of slick pop heartthrob. “‘Fix,’ ” says Moi, “was written for top 40.”

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