Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
JT Hodges Fans Pick ‘Sleepy Little Town’ as Singer’s Next Single
When JT Hodges asked his fans to voice their opinions about what should be the next single from his newly-released self-titled debut album, they answered. The devoted group picked 'Sleepy Little Town' to be the third single from the album, following 'Hunt You Down' and 'Good…
Carrie Underwood Appreciates Awards, But Won’t Display Them in Her House
If you're ever lucky enough to step foot inside Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's home, don't expect to see many of the 'Good Girl' singer's accolades. Underwood is beyond appreciative of the dozens of awards and plaques that she's received in the years since bein…
John Michael Montgomery to Host Annual Country-Fest in Kentucky September 28-29
John Michael Montgomery is gearing up to throw his fans one heck of a party in his home state of Kentucky later this month. The singer's annual Country-Fest is set for Sept. 28 and 29, 2012 at Lynkins Park in Winchester, Ky.
Eric Church, ‘Creepin” – Lyrics Uncovered
Song lyrics can be inspired by just about anything. Just ask Eric Church, who was hungover when he began to outline the lyrics to 'Creepin',' his fourth single from his highly-successful studio album, 'Chief.'
Justin Moore ‘Not Concerned’ About Recent Lawsuit Over His Song ‘Backwoods’
Justin Moore is perhaps the most laid back guy in country. His relaxed personality and reasonable outlook on life are proving especially helpful following the news of recent lawsuit, in which a Nashville songwriter sued the singer over his 2009 hit single, 'Backwoods,' claiming that it was…
Blake Shelton Talks ‘The Voice,’ Country Christmas Tunes on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’
It's no secret that Blake Shelton is one of country music's highest-profile stars. Following the premiere of the third season of NBC's 'The Voice' on Monday, Shelton made a pit stop by 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,' where the two guys shared plenty of laughs while…
Glen Campbell Looks Back at His Career in Emotional ‘A Better Place’ Video
As a finishing touch to his Farewell Tour, which has been criss-crossing the country over the past few months, Glen Campbell has released a tear-jerking new music video for 'A Better Place,' which will put a lump in the viewer's throat from the first bar of the song.
Jerrod Niemann ‘Bound to Sink the Ship’ on Upcoming Blake Shelton and Friends Cruise
Anything can -- and will, probably -- happen when Blake Shelton and some of his famous singing pals set sail on the high seas for the singer's cruise next month. Among the stars who have signed on for the seven-day sail are Jerrod Niemann, Randy Houser, Trace Adkins, Lee Brice, Easton Corbin an…
Tyler Farr, ‘Hello Goodbye’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Tyler Farr's 'Hello Goodbye' lyrics are autobiographical -- that's just one reason the single was one of the most added tunes at country radio this month. The tune definitely hits home with the country music audience. Farr co-wrote the tune with Kris Bergsnes and Skip Black, and it is the singer's f…
Josh Thompson Shaken Up Following Tour Bus Accident
Josh Thompson and his entourage are a bit shaken up following a startling bus accident on Sunday morning (Sept. 9).
Carrie Underwood Says Busy Schedules Keep Her and Mike Fisher Living Vacationless Life
It's a good thing Carrie Underwood took a relaxing honeymoon to Tahiti after her wedding in 2010, because between her hectic schedule and the heavy preparation that goes into her tours and albums, plus husband Mike Fisher's pro hockey schedule, there is not a lot of time for the newlyweds …
Little Big Town Score First Career No. 1 With ‘Pontoon’
After a decade and then some of trying to achieve the greatest accomplishment of all, country foursome Little Big Town have finally done so this week. Their current single, 'Pontoon,' tops both the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck country singles chart.