Jessica Nicholson's passion for country, bluegrass and Christian music led her to Nashville in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in music business (with a minor in writing), and began her career as a public relations and marketing coordinator at Resonate Records. She has written for Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Magazine, countrystandardtime.com and worked as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine for nearly three years. She currently resides in Nashville.
Martina McBride to Perform During CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade
Martina McBride is slated to perform as part of CBS' 52nd annual Thanksgiving Day Parade celebration. Portions of the parade will be featured in the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In addition to the performance from McBride, the Broadway casts of 'Once…
Little Big Town Nearly Cause Trouble for Russell Simmons
The members of Little Big Town aren't exactly known to be troublemakers, but the quartet's Kimberly Schlapman almost got hip-hop business magnate Russell Simmons into a little hot water with his wife!
Sugarland’s Kristian Bush Shares What Parenting Advice He Gave Jennifer Nettles
Sugarland's Kristian Bush has some advice for singing partner Jennifer Nettles, who is currently expecting her first child with husband Justin Miller. "Sleep now," he says with a laugh.
Tim McGraw Surprises Soldiers to Say Thanks During Nashville Luncheon
Tim McGraw surprised 30 soldiers and their families during a Veteran's Day appreciation luncheon at Outback Steakhouse in Brentwood, Tenn. on Thursday. The singer gave out handshakes, words of encouragement and thank yous to the men and women for their service.
Martina McBride’s Fans Raise Over $25K for Cancer Research
It's no secret that the right song can inspire healing and action, and Martina McBride's recent ballad 'I'm Gonna Love You Through It' is a prime example. The powerful and emotional song -- which describes one woman's journey through breast cancer diagnosis and tre…
Tim McGraw Urges Americans to Vote on Election Day
Election Day is here, and Tim McGraw wants to ensure that all able Americans exercise one of their most important rights -- the right to vote.
Little Big Town Announce 2013 Tornado Tour Dates
Little Big Town will kick off a new tour, aptly titled the Tornado Tour, in 2013, beginning in Murray, Ky. on Jan. 31. 'Merry Go Round' singer Kacey Musgraves and 'Let It Rain' himaker David Nail are slated to join the quartet on select dates. The 28-city tour also includes six C…
Miranda Lambert to Open New Store, Pink Pistol, in Oklahoma
Miranda Lambert juggles many roles -- singer, songwriter, entertainer, reigning three-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year -- and now she can add business owner to the list. Lambert will open her first store, Pink Pistol, in Tishomingo, Okla. on Friday, Nov. 23.
Toby Keith Snags Early Win for Music Video of the Year at 2012 CMA Awards
The first 2012 CMA Awards trophies were announced Thursday morning (Nov. 1) during ABC's 'Good Morning America,' and Toby Keith is one of the first winners. His video clip for 'Red Solo Cup' snagged Music Video of the Year honors.
Little Big Town Preview Eerie Trailer for New ‘Tornado’ Video
It seems Little Big Town will get a little creepy in their latest video, 'Tornado,' set to release on Wednesday (Oct. 31). The eerie trailer for the video shifts through a series of classic Americana-styled scenes, including a clanging gate, crows, windchimes blowing in the strong breeze and a young…
Taylor Swift to Co-Host Grammy Nominations Concert with LL Cool J
Six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift may have just concluded a hectic week of promoting her new album, 'Red,' but she's not slowing down yet. Swift will co-host 'The Grammy Nominations Concert LIVE -- Countdown To Music's Biggest Night' with LL Cool J in December.
Jason Aldean’s ‘Night Train’ Rolls to Top of Billboard Top 200
Jason Aldean's latest release, 'Night Train,' has rolled into the top slot on the 'Billboard' Top 200 chart, marking the singer's first debut atop the all genres chart.