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.
Jason Aldean Continues to ‘Ride’ the No. 1 Slot on Country Singles Chart
After spending last week at No. 1 on Billboard's Country Singles Chart, Jason Aldean slides into the top slot on the Mediabase / Country Aircheck chart this week, in addition to holding his position on Billboard with his single 'Take a Little Ride.'
Little Big Town, ‘Tornado’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Song lyrics can stem from just about anywhere. Just ask songwriters Natalie Hemby and Delta Maid, who got together and knocked out Little Big Town's 'Tornado' lyrics. The song is the band's current single and the title track to their brand new album.
Jerrod Niemann Interview: ‘Shinin’ on Me’ Singer Ready to ‘Free the Music’ With Release of…
Jerrod Niemann is releasing a sophomore album, the follow-up to his successful debut, 'Judge Jerrod and the Hung Jury.' The new collection of tunes, 'Free the Music,' shows his growth and maturity as a man, singer and songwriter, but still has a fair share of personality and fun …
Farm Boy Easton Corbin Calls Merle Haggard His Dream Drinking Buddy
There's a reason Easton Corbin is so convincing as a new, traditional country artist. He's lived the life of a country boy. The 'A Little More Country Than That' singer recently talked about growing up on his grandparents' farm.
Chris Young to Kick Off Liquid Neon Tour With Headlining Show at Ryman Auditorium
Chris Young fans are in for quite the treat this year when the singer hits the road for his forthcoming Liquid Neon Tour. The headlining trek is set to kick off in November, and to make the first night extra special, Young has decided to have the opening performance be at Nashville's historic R…
Little Big Town Spend Last Day of Summer Celebrating ‘Pontoon’ With Nashville Party
Little Big Town's 'Pontoon' may have just come off the top of the country singles chart, but the group wasted no time diving into celebration mode. Last Friday evening (Sept. 21) -- the last official day of summer -- Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook gathered with…
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, …
Brantley Gilbert and Eric Church Join Forces to Write New Tune Together
It's a natural thing when touring with a hit songwriter that at some point you will collaborate on a new idea. That's exactly what happened when Brantley Gilbert joined Eric Church on his headlining Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour earlier this year.
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.
Florida Georgia Line, ‘Cruise’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Country music fans have been eating up the debut single from Florida Georgia Line, 'Cruise,' thanks to its catchy lyrics and infectious melody. It doesn't hurt that the duo's Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard are single and good looking, either.
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.
Jason Aldean Is Billboard Magazine’s Newest Cover Boy
Without a shadow of a doubt, the month of October will be considered the month of Jason Aldean. The singer's highly anticipated fifth studio album, 'Night Train,' is set to hit stores on the 16th, and the album's lead single, 'Take a Little Ride,' is approaching the top…