It’s time for your next matchup on the ‘Country Music New Artist Bracket’. Voting ends for this matchup at 5:59 AM on Tuesday, March 29th. Vote and help us determine the XL Nation’s favorite new country artist. 

For todays matchup, we have Sam Hunt vs. Cole Swindell. The winner will go on to face the winner of Brett Eldredge vs. Maren Morris in the Final Four.

You can find an updated bracket here:

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