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.
Luke Bryan Continues Run at No. 1 for a Third Week
There is just no slowing Luke Bryan down! This week marks the singer's third consecutive week atop the country singles chart with his red-hot hit 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.'
Darius Rucker to Play Santa, Deliver $10K in Toys to Children This Holiday Season
Darius Rucker is hoping to spread the true spirit of the season this Christmas by bringing toys to kids in need.
Hunter Hayes, ‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Hunter Hayes' 'Somebody's Heartbreak' lyrics stem from a real-life situation that the 21-year-old CMA New Artist of the Year experienced not that long ago -- an instance which made for a great writing experience with Luke Laird and Andrew Dorff for Hayes' debut album.
Country Artists Share What They Are Most Thankful for This Thanksgiving
It's Thanksgiving again, and all across America folks are celebrating by spending time with family, eating too much food, taking a nap on Grandma's couch and generally just being thankful. Country stars have no shortage of reasons to give thanks, but they don't take that for granted -…
Justin Moore’s ‘Outlaws Like Me’ Album Goes Gold
Justin Moore has a new reason to tip a cold one back and celebrate after learning that his sophomore album, 'Outlaws Like Me,' has been certified gold for sales exceeding 500,000 copies.
Taylor Swift Wins Favorite Country Female at 2012 American Music Awards
Once again, Taylor Swift has picked up honors for Favorite Country Female at the American Music Awards. The starlet snagged the award during Sunday night's (November 18) broadcast from Los Angeles.
Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban + More Tapped for Country Thunder Festival 2013 in Wisconsin
The year may be winding down, but now fans in Wisconsin have something to look forward to, as the lineup for the 2013 Country Thunder event has been announced. The festival is set for July 18 through July 21, 2013, and like years past, it will feature a full schedule of A-list country artists.
Love and Theft, ‘Runnin’ Out of Air’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Love and Theft's 'Runnin' Out of Air' lyrics take a different spin from what fans are used to hearing from the duo. But the marriage of melody, music and lyrics were the perfect fit, which is why the pair decided to pick the tune as their latest single to hit country radio airwav…
George Strait, ‘Give It All We Got Tonight’ – Lyrics Uncovered
The writer's behind George Strait's 'Give It All We Got Tonight' lyrics proved that hits can come from just about anywhere. Phil O'Donnell, Mark Bright and Tim James knocked out the tune, which is now a hit for the King of Country, over multiple writing sessions.
Taylor Swift, ‘Begin Again’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Much like the rest of her songs, Taylor Swift's 'Begin Again' lyrics all come from a special place in the singer-songwriter's heart.
The Band Perry Appear on Travel Channel’s ‘Extreme RVs’
The Band Perry will appear on this weekend's season opener of 'Extreme RVs' on the Travel Channel. During the episode, viewers will get an exclusive look into the sibling trio's home away from home -- their tour bus-- which not only provides them a home on wheels, but also a mobi…
Luke Bryan Lands at No. 1 With ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’
Luke Bryan is back at the top of the country singles chart. The singer's latest hit, 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye,' comes in at No. 1 on the Mediabase / Country Aircheck this week, while last week's chart-topper -- Lee Brice's 'Hard to Love' -- remains at the t…