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For a new artist, getting your song on the TV show Yellowstone can be a career-making accomplishment. The Paramount Network drama's soundtrack is smart and dynamic and reliant on outlaw country music. Pop artists need not apply.

"We're not interested," music supervisor Andrea von Foerster told Rolling Stone in 2019, referring to pop music's place on the show. "Our country is more red dirt and Americana. Good ol’ whiskey-drinking or outlaw country ... we seek artists who are under-represented. We go for the best fit. All of this breaks our musical constraints wide open."