Olivia Ladd is a freelance writer in Nashville who can be found podcasting, hanging at live shows or searching for the perfect cup of coffee.
Story Behind the Song: Jake Owen, ‘Damn’
You'll never guess who inspired this song!
Story Behind the Song: Ashley McBryde, ‘One Night Standards’
"It happens all the time, so why not tackle it?"
Yup, Garth Brooks + Trisha Yearwood Are Big Ashley McBryde Fans
"When you talk about what a true songwriter is, you have her standing right here ..."
Russell Dickerson Wrote Some of His New Music With Lady Antebellum
"Is this for real?"
Story Behind the Song: Randy Rogers Band, ‘Drinking Money’
Rogers held onto this song for years, until the time was right.
Luke Combs Is Using His Success to Say Thank You to His Parents
They did a lot for him growing up ...
Randy Rogers Band’s ‘Hellbent': How Touring Life Influenced Their New Album
'Hellbent' is Randy Rogers Band's first release in three years!
Interview: Brooks & Dunn Reflect on Their ‘Reboot’, and What It Means for Their Future
"We were kind of blessed with getting to climb Mt. Everest," Kix Brooks reflects, "and we’re not naive enough to think that we’re probably gonna climb Mt. Everest again."
Luke Combs: Brooks & Dunn Collaboration Was ‘Intimidating’ But ‘Fun’
"Obviously, having to sing the same time as Ronnie Dunn is pretty intimidating ..."
Lanco’s ‘Rival’ Is a Defiant Summer Anthem [LISTEN]
"It’s a summer anthem, but it also was just a good introduction to the next chapter of what we wanna do ..."
The Secret to Kane Brown’s Success? ‘I’ve Just Been Following My Gut’
"For my whole career, I’ve just been following my gut..."
Story Behind the Song: Kane Brown, ‘Lose It’
Brown tells the story behind his No. 1 hit "Lose It," in his own words.