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.
Craig Campbell Makes European Debut
Craig Campbell started his with a first in both his life and his career, as he packed his bags and headed to Europe for a string of dates. While the singer has performed overseas in the past, the trip marks his first time in Europe.
Keith Urban, ‘For You’ – Lyrics Uncovered
When Keith Urban was approached by the big-wigs behind the epic film, 'Act of Valor,' to create a song for its official motion picture soundtrack, he was honored, but knew he had a big job on his hands to come up with the perfect 'For You' lyrics.
Billy Dean to Release First New Album in Four Years on September 25
Billy Dean fans who have patiently been awaiting new music from the singer won't need to wait much longer. Dean is releasing his first full-length new collection of tunes in the form of a new album, 'A Man of Good Fortune,' out Sept. 25.
Lee Brice’s ‘Hard to Love’ Is Certified Gold
Lee Brice's streak of success is not showing any signs of slowing, and he is now celebrating a little more. His latest single and the title track to his current album, 'Hard to Love,' has been certified gold for digital downloads exceeding 500,000 copies sold.
Hunter Hayes Gets What He ‘Wanted’ With First No. 1 Single
There is something oh so sweet about experiencing the very first No. 1 single of your career as an artist. This week, the honor goes to Hunter Hayes, who tops the charts with only his second single, 'Wanted.'
Carrie Underwood Appreciates Awards, But Won’t Display Them in Her House
If you're ever lucky enough to step foot inside Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's home, don't expect to see many of the 'Good Girl' singer's accolades. Underwood is beyond appreciative of the dozens of awards and plaques that she's received in the years since bein…
John Michael Montgomery to Host Annual Country-Fest in Kentucky September 28-29
John Michael Montgomery is gearing up to throw his fans one heck of a party in his home state of Kentucky later this month. The singer's annual Country-Fest is set for Sept. 28 and 29, 2012 at Lynkins Park in Winchester, Ky.
Eric Church, ‘Creepin” – Lyrics Uncovered
Song lyrics can be inspired by just about anything. Just ask Eric Church, who was hungover when he began to outline the lyrics to 'Creepin',' his fourth single from his highly-successful studio album, 'Chief.'
Glen Campbell Looks Back at His Career in Emotional ‘A Better Place’ Video
As a finishing touch to his Farewell Tour, which has been criss-crossing the country over the past few months, Glen Campbell has released a tear-jerking new music video for 'A Better Place,' which will put a lump in the viewer's throat from the first bar of the song.
Carrie Underwood Says Busy Schedules Keep Her and Mike Fisher Living Vacationless Life
It's a good thing Carrie Underwood took a relaxing honeymoon to Tahiti after her wedding in 2010, because between her hectic schedule and the heavy preparation that goes into her tours and albums, plus husband Mike Fisher's pro hockey schedule, there is not a lot of time for the newlyweds …
Little Big Town Score First Career No. 1 With ‘Pontoon’
After a decade and then some of trying to achieve the greatest accomplishment of all, country foursome Little Big Town have finally done so this week. Their current single, 'Pontoon,' tops both the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck country singles chart.