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.
Carrie Underwood to Perform at the 2012 American Music Awards?
Could Carrie Underwood be a performer at the American Music Awards on Nov. 18? The singer has hinted that it's possible.
Jason Aldean Sells Out Fenway Park in Just Seven Minutes
When you hear of country artists selling out stadiums and arenas in record time, it is usually a short list of names you hear repeatedly: Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift and Garth Brooks, for the most part. Now, you can add Jason Aldean to that illustrious list.
Hayden Panettiere ‘Keeping Fingers Crossed’ for a Future in Country Music
Is 'Nashville' actress Hayden Panettiere using her role as the up-and-coming country music sensation Juliette Barnes as "practice" for her very own country music career? It seems likely.
Jason Aldean to Haters: ‘Buy Somebody Else’s Record’
Jason Aldean doesn't have a problem asking pop-country vocalist and former 'American Idol' winner Kelly Clarkson to sing a duet with him, or performing his hit 'Dirt Road Anthem' with rapper Ludacris, for that matter. The 'Night Train' star is well aware that his musical risks have led to some criti…
Taylor Swift Car to Debut at Kansas NASCAR Race
Taylor Swift's marketing plan for her album 'Red' has included pizza boxes and commercials for Target, but now, the singer will help get fans revved up at the Hollywood Casino 400 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup series on Sunday (Oct. 21).
Darius Rucker Becomes the Grand Ole Opry’s Newest Member
Darius Rucker is officially the Grand Ole Opry's newest member. The 'True Believers' singer was inducted into the iconic country music institution during a Tuesday night (Oct. 16) Opry performance before a packed crowd of family, fans and industry friends.
Luke Bryan Played a ‘Huge Part’ in Thomas Rhett’s Marriage Plans
Country newcomer and singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett married girlfriend Lauren Gregory on October 12, and he has buddyLuke Bryan to thank for it.
Rascal Flatts Extend Changed Tour, Announce 2013 Dates
Rascal Flatts' Changed Tour must be one juggernaut of a party, because the trio isn't coming off the road anytime soon. Instead, they have extended their Changed tour into 2013, adding 20 new winter dates that stretch into March.
Taylor Swift Stays Down to Earth by Hitting Parked Car, Worrying About Everything During R…
Sometimes, being one of the most famous faces on the planet isn't all it's cracked up to be. During her interview for the recent cover of Rolling Stone, Taylor Swift got into not one, but two fender benders.
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton (Still) Holding Off on Baby Plans
Miranda Lambert insists that she and Blake Shelton, whom she married in 2011, still aren't planning to start a family anytime soon. The reason? Hectic schedules.
Jake Owen Excitedly Counting Down the Days Until Daughter’s Arrival
Jake Owen is counting down the days until he becomes a new father. Owen and his wife, Lacey Buchanan -- who married in a seaside wedding in Vero Beach, Fla. in May -- are expecting their first baby, a daughter, in November.
Thomas Rhett Marries Longtime Girlfriend
It looks like Thomas Rhett has finally found something to do with his hands -- he put a ring on it. Rhett married his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Gregory, on Friday (Oct. 12) just outside Nashville.