Olivia Ladd is a freelance writer in Nashville who can be found podcasting, hanging at live shows or searching for the perfect cup of coffee.
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.
Lady Antebellum Talk Life Changes Behind New Music: ‘We’re Growing Up’
New babies, new label, new producer -- oh my!
Brooks & Dunn Recruited Kacey Musgraves for ‘Neon Moon’ Because of Her Setlists [LISTEN]
She'll be all right, as long as there's light from a neon moon.
Ashley McBryde Flipped the Meaning of Brooks & Dunn’s ‘You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone’…
McBryde commanded the studio when they recorded "You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone," the duo says.
Interview: Brooks & Dunn Reflect on Their ‘Reboot’, and What It Means for Their Future
"We were kind of blessed with getting to climb Mt. Everest," Kix Brooks reflects, "and we’re not naive enough to think that we’re probably gonna climb Mt. Everest again."
Jason Aldean Talks Overcoming Obstacles at CRS 2019: ‘I’m Just Here to Have Fun’
"I've never gone out and tried to change the world with my music ..."
Garth Brooks at CRS 2019 Town Hall: ‘There’s Food, Air, Water and Music’
Brooks describes music as a basic human need.