Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
JT Hodges Welcomes Second Daughter
JT Hodges and his wife will need to add one more stocking to the mantle this Christmas; the couple welcomed their second daughter into the world last week.
Kenny Chesney Booked for Sammy Hagar’s Annual Birthday Bash in San Lucas
As Sammy Hagar prepares to turn 65 on Saturday (Oct. 13), he is also putting the finishing touches on his hyped-p annual birthday bash, which will held on the sandy beaches of San Lucas, Mexico on Friday.
George Strait 2013 Final Tour Tickets on Sale This Week
Fans who are still at a loss for words about George Strait announcing his final tour have a bit of good news to cheer them up this week. Tickets for the 2013 portion of the Cowboy Rides Away Tour will go on sale Friday (Oct. 12).
Brad Paisley, ‘Southern Comfort Zone’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Brad Paisley -- simply put -- is a musical genius, especially when it comes to creating lyrics to some of his biggest hits. Paisley's 'Southern Comfort Zone' lyrics are no exception. The singer took his time penning the tune with two of his best songwriting pals, Kelley Lovelace and C…
Justin Moore Interview: Hitmaker Spills on Life at Home With Two Daughters and Trying His …
Justin Moore has a standing position as one of country music's most-loved crooners, which is partially in thanks to his charming personality, but mostly due to the fact that he dishes out the kind of country music that people seem to gravitate toward. After a wild ride over the past couple of years …
Zac Brown Band, ‘Goodbye in Her Eyes’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Like with many of their tunes, Zac Brown Band's 'Goodbye in Her Eyes' lyrics were birthed with help from Wyatt Durrette. The songwriter began to write the tune over a decade ago, before taking the song to Brown to finish.
Randy Rogers Band Release Video With a Twist in ‘One More Sad Song’
Randy Rogers Band is back on the country radar with a brand new music video for their latest single, 'One More Sad Song.' The tune is the first release from the Texas-based band's forthcoming album, 'Trouble,' which is set for release in 2013.
Gloriana, ‘Can’t Shake You’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Gloriana's 'Can't Shake You' lyrics and melody fit together like a hand and glove. However, that reality was almost not realized. Hit songwriter James T. Slater had the piano melody in his back pocket for nearly a year, but never found the perfect word marriage until he linked up…
Eric Church Interview: ‘Creepin” Hitmaker Talks CMAs Nods, Fatherhood and Why He’s Taking …
As the year gets ready to wind down, Eric Church can certainly look back on 2012 and smile. While he has been at the music game for quite some time, this year was essentially the first 'break' he got in the industry -- finally embraced by the community for his incredible work as a singer, …
Jason Aldean’s ‘Take a Little Ride’ Tops Country Singles Chart
Jason Aldean is starting off the week back at the top slot on the country singles chart with his latest hit, 'Take a Little Ride.' The tune takes over the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts, leaping from No. 3 where it was positioned last week.
Thomas Rhett Getting Married in October
The clock is ticking on Thomas Rhett's bachelorhood. The 'Something to Do With My Hands' singer reveals exclusively to Taste of Country that he will tie the knot with fiancee Lauren Gregory in October.
Brantley Gilbert Admits He Shot the ‘Kick It in the Sticks’ Video in Day-Old Clothes
It's no secret that music video shoots make for a long day. But in Brantley Gilbert's case, shooting his 'Kick It in the Sticks' video was a really, really long day.