It’s time for your next matchup on the ‘Country Music New Artist Bracket’. Voting ends for this matchup at 5:59 AM on Thursday, March 31st. Vote and help us determine the XL Nation’s favorite new country artist. 

For todays matchup, we have Thomas Rhett vs. Michael Ray. The winner will go on to face the winner of Old Dominion vs. Cam in the Final Four.

You can find an updated bracket here:

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