For Whitney Duncan, it’s always been about the right relationships. They helped shape her as a young girl nurturing her passion for music in a small Tennessee town. They were there to support her efforts to break into the upper reaches of the music business as a teenager. And, not long ago, when her path seemed uncertain, she knew she would find them again. "There were times when I wondered, ‘Is this going to work?’” she says, "and times when I was frustrated, but I realized a lot of people go through this.