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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Top 10 Merle Haggard Songs
Merle Haggard was one of the greatest influences on modern country singers and songwriters.
Will Blake Shelton’s Sultry ‘Came Here to Forget’ Make It on the Top 10 Countdown?
There's a new video vying for votes this week, and it's a big one! Blake Shelton's sultry black and white visual for "Came Here to Forget" is officially on the poll, and it wants your votes. But does he have what it takes to make it on the Top 10 Video Countdown next week?
You Think You Know Reba McEntire?
Reba McEntire really is the hardest working woman in country music. The legend grew up in a rancher's household, meaning she often got more done before sunrise than some do in a week. There were some jobs that weren't for the squeamish ... OK, there's one job in particular that will m…
You Think You Know Kenny Chesney?
Kenny Chesney is one of country music's biggest stars, but do you know where he got his start in Nashville?
Keepin’ It Kenny: See Kenny Chesney Pictures Through the Years
Take a look back over Kenny Chesney's life and career in music.
Scotty McCreery’s ‘Southern Belle’ Is No. 1 Yet Again on the Video Countdown
Scotty McCreery is victorious once again with his video for "Southern Belle." He's been battling it out with Home Free, whose "9 to 5" cover comes in at No. 2 this week.
Check Out Brett Eldredge’s Sexiest (and Silliest) Instagram Photos
Yep, his thirties are looking pretty darn good on Brett Eldredge, and he's not afraid to show it.
Reba McEntire vs Carrie Underwood: Country’s Top Vocalist of 2016?
During Round 2 of this fan-voted competition to decide country's top vocalist of 2016, no singer had more votes than Carrie Underwood. She'll need just as many during this semi-final pairing against Reba McEntire.
The Showdown: Luke Bryan vs. Chris Janson
Luke Bryan fans are lovin' the superstar's latest single "Huntin' and Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day" to the tune of a big Showdown win over Kelsea Ballerini over the weekend. The latest single from Kill the Lights nabbed nearly 60 percent of the Showdown vote to set…
Scotty McCreery’s ‘Southern Belle’ Back at No. 1 on ToC Video Countdown
Scotty McCreery fans will be happy that "Southern Belle" is back on top of the Taste of Country Top 10 Video Countdown, but they already knew that — they voted for it. McCreerians voted their singer back to No. 1 in a battle against Home Free.
Album Spotlight: Randy Houser, ‘Fired Up’
Comparisons between Luke Bryan and Randy Houser will become more convincing after one listens to the 17 songs on Fired Up, Houser's fifth studio album.
Album Spotlight: Blake Shelton, ‘If I’m Honest’
Blake Shelton is a gifted storyteller, but the best songs on If I’m Honest reveal his own scars.