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.
Lady Antebellum Hold Screening of Forthcoming ‘Own the Night World Tour’ Concert Documenta…
When you're one of music's most successful groups, touring the world and selling millions of records, the next logical step is hitting the big screen, which is what Lady Antebellum is planning to do with the upcoming release of their 'Own the Night World Tour' documentary.
Trailer Choir’s Big Vinny Ties the Knot
October has been a big month for country weddings, and the latest singer to walk down the aisle is former Trailer Choir member Big Vinny (real name Vincent Hickerson). Hickerson and his girlfriend of three years, Lori Diaz, married last Thursday (Oct. 11).
Luke Bryan, ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Luke Bryan knows how to deliver a song with passion. Just look at the 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye' lyrics. Bryan helped pen the sexy single with his record producer, Jeff Stevens, and hit songwriter, Shane McAnally.
Dierks Bentley Ignores Severe Weather Warnings to Make Good on Performance for Dedicated F…
Dierks Bentley didn't let down his fans who drove and flew from cities and states away to be part of his annual Miles and Music for Kids charity event in Nashville on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 14). After pulling the plug on the motorcycle ride and the outdoor concert due to severe weather warnings…
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Blown Away’ Hits No. 1
Carrie Underwood has a big reason to celebrate this week. The singer has officially landed her 16th No. 1 single this week with her hit song 'Blown Away.' The tune is the second single release from her fourth studio album of the same name.
Jon Jones of Eli Young Band’s Father Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer
It's been a long and understandably difficult week for Eli Young Band bassist Jon Jones, whose father died last week. Allen Edwin Jones passed away in Ft. Worth, Texas last Monday, Oct. 8, after losing a long battle with lung cancer.
David Nail Giving His Music to Lift Spirits of Troops Overseas
David Nail is the latest country artist putting his big heart to good use, as he has partnered with Operation Gratitude on its new program, Tunes for Troops.
JT Hodges Welcomes Second Daughter
JT Hodges and his wife will need to add one more stocking to the mantle this Christmas; the couple welcomed their second daughter into the world last week.
Dierks Bentley’s Miles and Music Event Canceled Due to Severe Weather
Dierks Bentley's annual Miles and Music for Kids event is one he looks forward to year round. Unfortunately, the 2012 charity motorcycle ride and concert -- scheduled for Sunday afternoon (Oct. 14) -- has been canceled due to severe weather in the Nashville area.
Kenny Chesney Booked for Sammy Hagar’s Annual Birthday Bash in San Lucas
As Sammy Hagar prepares to turn 65 on Saturday (Oct. 13), he is also putting the finishing touches on his hyped-p annual birthday bash, which will held on the sandy beaches of San Lucas, Mexico on Friday.
Jason Aldean Remains at No. 1 With ‘Take a Little Ride’ for Third Week in a Row
There is just no slowing Jason Aldean down! This week, the singer's latest chart-topping hit, 'Take a Little Ride,' can tally a third week atop the country singles chart, keeping Aldean's streak of No. 1 singles going strong.
'Take a Little Ride' is the singer's six…
'Take a Little Ride' is the singer's six…
Frankie Ballard, Jon Pardi + Miss Willie Brown Will ‘Tie One On’ With Fall Tour
As the year winds town, country artists are scrambling to get in some last-minute face-to-face time with their fans on fall tours. Next up is the Tie One on Tour starring Frankie Ballard, Jon Pardi and Miss Willie Brown.