Taste of Country Staff hasn't taken a day off since he/she was born in December 2010. Staff is an avid fan of country music and country music only although he/she has a soft spot for artists like Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson. Other interests include live music, cold beer, pizza at midnight and photos of country music babies.
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Scotty McCreery Regains His No. 1 Spot on ToC Top 10 Video Countdown
Fans hoping shake up the Taste of Country Top 10 Video Countdown have made it happen this week.
Granger Smith, ‘If the Boot Fits’ [Listen]
Granger Smith’s second single from his upcoming Remington album is as ready for radio as his first. “If the Boot Fits” is a familiar country love story that borrows from a fairytale.
The Showdown: Kalie Shorr vs. Brandy Clark
It's shaping up to be a fight between two of country music's most promising female artists, as current Showdown champ Kalie Shorr and acclaimed singer-songwriter Brandy Clark square off today and over the weekend.
Reba McEntire, ‘Just Like Them Horses’ [Listen]
Reba McEntire’s “Just Like Them Horses” was never intended to be on her record, and she didn’t seem willing to make it a single prior to the album release. As so often happens with songs that cut so deep they bleed, however, an overwhelming response made giving a larger a…
A Case for Best Country Album at the 2016 Grammys
Five writers make a case for why each of the five great country albums nominated for Best Country Album deserve to take home the 2016 Grammy Award in February's cover story.
The Cadillac Three, ‘Graffiti’ [Listen]
The Cadillac Three look to reach the outcast within all of us with “Graffiti."
The Showdown: Steven Tyler vs. Thomas Rhett
Steven Tyler is just one win away from the Hall of Fame with his sophomore country single — but he's facing a very tough challenge from one of the hottest young artists in country music.
You Think You Know Brantley Gilbert?
Brantley Gilbert is one of the most interesting and mysterious men in country music. The 'One Hell of an Amen' singer doesn't talk about his past much, preferring to write songs and sing about the events that led him to country music stardom. During this episode of 'You Think You…
The Showdown: Charles Kelley vs. Cole Swindell
Two new songs square off in today's Showdown as "Think of You," the new single from Chris Young, gets retired to the Showdown Hall of Fame. Charles Kelley and Cole Swindell both have new music on the radio. The two ballads are very different, and the two artists represent very differe…
Album Spotlight: Chris Young, ‘I’m Comin’ Over’
Chris Young's storytelling stands tall on his fifth studio album, I’m Comin’ Over. Young sticks with stories of love and love lost (mostly), and turns in some of his most revealing and personal songs to date.
Save 25 Percent Off the Entire Taste of Country Store During Our Grand Opening
The Taste of Country store has just launched its grand opening, and it's one-stop shopping for the country music lifestyle.
Willie Nelson Postpones Tour Dates With Merle Haggard Due to Medical Issue
The first of Willie Nelson's upcoming shows with Merle Haggard on the Django and Jimmie Tour have been called off, as the "On the Road Again" singer is reportedly unwell.