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.
Justin Moore’s ‘Outlaws Like Me’ Album Goes Gold
Justin Moore has a new reason to tip a cold one back and celebrate after learning that his sophomore album, 'Outlaws Like Me,' has been certified gold for sales exceeding 500,000 copies.
Taylor Swift Wins Favorite Country Female at 2012 American Music Awards
Once again, Taylor Swift has picked up honors for Favorite Country Female at the American Music Awards. The starlet snagged the award during Sunday night's (November 18) broadcast from Los Angeles.
Thomas Rhett Reflects on Life in New ‘Beer With Jesus’ Video
In Thomas Rhett's new 'Beer With Jesus' video, the 22-year-old singer-songwriter keeps the treatment simple to drive home the powerful message and meaning behind the song's lyrics.
Tyler Farr Interview: Singer-Songwriter Says ‘Hello’ to Life as a Country Music Star
The world was introduced to Tyler Farr early in 2012 when he released his debut single, 'Hot Mess.' His follow-up single, 'Hello Goodbye,' impacted country radio in August, and became the most-added single the day of its release.
Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban + More Tapped for Country Thunder Festival 2013 in Wisconsin
The year may be winding down, but now fans in Wisconsin have something to look forward to, as the lineup for the 2013 Country Thunder event has been announced. The festival is set for July 18 through July 21, 2013, and like years past, it will feature a full schedule of A-list country artists.
Love and Theft, ‘Runnin’ Out of Air’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Love and Theft's 'Runnin' Out of Air' lyrics take a different spin from what fans are used to hearing from the duo. But the marriage of melody, music and lyrics were the perfect fit, which is why the pair decided to pick the tune as their latest single to hit country radio airwav…
George Strait, ‘Give It All We Got Tonight’ – Lyrics Uncovered
The writer's behind George Strait's 'Give It All We Got Tonight' lyrics proved that hits can come from just about anywhere. Phil O'Donnell, Mark Bright and Tim James knocked out the tune, which is now a hit for the King of Country, over multiple writing sessions.
Aaron Lewis Interview: Staind Frontman Talks About ‘The Road’ That Brought Him Into Countr…
After the release of his seven-song country EP in 2011 titled 'Town Line,' which spawned the gold-selling single, 'Country Boy,' country rocker Aaron Lewis is back with a full-length album of monster songs that will put his name on the map of industry hitmakers.
Thompson Square to Release ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not?’ Romance Novel
Fresh off their win for Vocal Duo of the Year at the 2012 CMAs, Thompson Square's Keifer and Shawna Thompson are now preparing for another exciting career mark to check off their bucket list... first time authors!
Luke Bryan Claims No. 1 Position on Charts Once Again With ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’
When Luke Bryan hits No. 1 on the country singles chart, he's lately been locking into the position for multiple weeks. Well this week is no different for his newest single 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.'
Lauren Alaina Turns 18 With Surprise Prom-Themed Birthday Bash
Over the weekend, Lauren Alaina was able to take a break from work to celebrate a milestone ... her 18th birthday! The singer thought it would be a quiet night out with friends, but soon found her friends had bigger plans.
Kenny Chesney to Kick Off Annual Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign With Special Performan…
Kenny Chesney fans will have one extra reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving, as their favorite singer is set to perform at the Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, Texas that day as part of the Salvation Army's 122nd annual Red Kettle Campaign.