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.
Country Stars Share Their Best Halloween Memories
Today, people of all ages are gearing up for the spooky holiday known as Halloween. While some may choose a funny or silly approach, others like to go for the fear factor when picking out their costume.
Josh Turner, ‘Find Me a Baby’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Some country singers can sing the phone book and make it sound good, but when Josh Turner sings the 'Find Me a Baby' lyrics -- his brand new single -- it pulls on the heartstrings of the listener like no other. Turner penned the tune with his long-time record producer, Frank Rogers, when t…
Eric Church, Darius Rucker + More Share Their Plans for Halloween 2012
This Wednesday -- October 31 -- we celebrate the Halloween holiday nationwide. And some of country's hottest stars are especially excited for the day, as they'll get to relive their own childhoods through the eyes of their children.
Jason Aldean Nervous for CMA Awards, Hoping to Check Entertainer of the Year Win Off His ‘…
It's hard to believe that there's something out there that Jason Aldean hasn't accomplished in his red-hot career, but he has yet to pick up Entertainer of the Year at an awards show.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Blown Away’ Tops Country Singles Chart for a Second Week
Carrie Underwood knows how to release a song that will literally dominate the country charts, and she has done it again this week. Her latest chart-topper, 'Blown Away,' locks in the top slot on both the Billboard and Mediabase / Country Aircheck charts for the second consecutive week.
Billy Ray Cyrus Interview: ‘Change My Mind’ Star Continues to Count His Blessings After 20…
In the 20 years that Billy Ray Cyrus has been making music, he has scored countless accolades and helped pave the road for many up-and-comers in the country music industry. But music isn't Cyrus' only forte. In addition to selling millions of albums and cranking out the hits since 1992, he has also …
Jason Aldean ‘Excited to Move on to the Next Chapter’ With 2013 Night Train Tour
Jason Aldean's new year will consist of his first-ever stadium tour. The 2013 Night Train Tour will feature a new set of opening acts scattered dates -- including Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett -- and will pick up where his My Kinda Party Tour left off.
Daryle Singletary and Wife Welcome Baby Nora Caroline Two Weeks Early
Daryle Singletary and his wife, Holly, are proud parents once again. On Sunday (Oct. 21), the couple's new baby -- a girl officially named Nora Caroline -- decided she was ready to meet the world, arriving nearly two weeks earlier than expected.
Florida Georgia Line Reveal Release Date for Debut Album, ‘Here’s to the Good Times’
Fans who can't seem to get enough of newcomers Florida Georgia Line should start counting the change in their piggy banks. The duo has just announced that their debut album, 'Here's to the Good Times,' is set to hit stores on December 4.
Tim McGraw’s ‘Truck Yeah’ Goes Gold
Tim McGraw is basking in the joy of scoring yet another gold-selling single with his latest hit, 'Truck Yeah.' The song has exceeded 500,000 digital downloads sold. The amped-up tune is the first release from McGraw's highly-anticipated debut album on Big Machine Records, the one he h…
Sarah Darling Shoots ‘Whimsical’ Video for ‘Home to Me’ – Exclusive Preview
Sarah Darling just wrapped work on her new music video for her latest single, 'Home to Me.' The singer calls the tune (penned by Bobby Hamrick and Caitlyn Smith) a "fun, whimsical song" -- a feeling which is fully captured in the forthcoming visual clip.
Darius Rucker, ‘True Believers’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Darius Rucker's 'True Believers' lyrics, like many great country songs, hit close to home. The new Opry addition penned the song with hit songwriter Josh Kear, and it's the first single from his forthcoming third studio album, slated for release in January.