Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Martina McBride: #SaladGate Is Dangerous Talk

Country music star Martina McBride continues backlash against Country consultant Keith Hill who said "if you want to make ratings in country radio, take females out."

McBride said it's "really dangerous" to make that kind of blanket statement and called it a "self-fulfilling prophecy."

"You have record companies that don't invest in female artists or sign female artists as much, thinking that they're not going to get a return on their investment or get played on the radio. You have songwriters who aren't writing songs for females as much, because they 'don't get played on the radio,'" McBride said Tuesday on "CBS This Morning."

Hill told Country Aircheck Weekly that women are "just not the lettuce in our salad. The lettuce is Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and artists like that. The tomatoes of our salad are the females."  (See Original Posting: Click Here)

Following her appearance on "CBS This Morning," McBride continued the conversation on Facebook.

I want to thank CBS This Morning for having me on today. But there are a few things I forgot to say. Being on live tv...
Posted by Martina McBride on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

No comments:

Post a Comment