If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.
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Carrie Underwood Injured in Fall Outside Nashville Home
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Chris Young Took Cover in Trailer Behind Stage During Las Vegas Shooting
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Jason Aldean Safe After Las Vegas Shooting: ‘Tonight Has Been Beyond Horrific’
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Tyler Hubbard and Wife Expecting Baby Girl, Not a Boy Like They Thought
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Tim McGraw Lands Big Fishing Catch, But Fans Are Only Noticing His Abs
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Garthmania Descends on SXSW 2017
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