Olivia Ladd is a freelance music journalist and producer based in Nashville.
Brantley Gilbert Knew About Lindsay Ell’s Talent, But Touring Together Taught Him About Her Heart
"Touring with people, you get a little bit of an opportunity to learn about who they are to their core, not just about their music ..."
Story Behind the Song: Lanco, ‘What I See’
LANCO members share the meaning behind their most autobiographical song yet.
Lanco Are Ready for Big 2020 With Headlining Tour, Miranda Lambert Trek
Lanco are showcasing new music in their headlining shows, and are excited to support Miranda Lambert on her Wildcard Tour this year.
How Lizzo Brought Ashley McBryde + Trisha Yearwood Together
"She walked up next to me and started singing Lizzo songs with us!"
Story Behind the Song: Ashley McBryde, ‘One Night Standards’
"It happens all the time, so why not tackle it?"
Brooks & Dunn Say the Key to Their Legacy Is in the Songs
Ahead of their induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Brooks & Dunn reflect on now being considered traditionalists in the genre.
Maddie & Tae Talk 2019 Cry Pretty Tour: ‘We’ve Learned So Much’
Wedding, tour, new music? Here's all the news from the world of Maddie & Tae!
Russell Dickerson Wrote Some of His New Music With Lady Antebellum
"Is this for real?"
Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Documentary: What We Know So Far
'Country Music', the new PBS documentary produced by Ken Burns, premieres on Sept. 15.
Story Behind the Song: Randy Rogers Band, ‘We Never Made It to Mexico’
"I wanted to make sure that I didn’t screw [singing in Spanish] up ... I would have never lived it down."
Story Behind the Song: Jake Owen, ‘Drink All Day’
"This one just seemed perfect ..."
How Johnny Cash’s Prison Shows Solidified His Outlaw Status + Created His Legacy
The Man in Black's prison concerts would change his career forever.