Carrie Horton is a freelance writer and project manager based in Nashville, Tenn. She graduated from Concordia University in Portland, Ore., with a degree in English and has been writing and listening to music for as long as she can remember. After more than five years in the non-profit world, she made the leap into full-time freelance writing and hasn’t looked back. When she’s not out looking for adventure, you can probably find her exploring nature or at a neighborhood coffee shop reading a good book or talking with friends.
2018 Pilgrimage Festival: 5 Up-and-Comers Who Rocked Despite the Rain
While festivalgoers missed out on sets from big names such as Chris Stapleton and Brandi Carlile due to bad weather, the artists who did get to play made those few hours worthwhile.
What Is Americana? Its Artists Define the Genre
Americana stars share their definitions of the genre.
Top 5 Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton Duets
Which one's your favorite?
Top 10 Country Songs About Being a Musician
Songs about being a musician are often full of vulnerable truths and deep meaning ... and sometimes, they're just a whole lot of fun.
They Call Them … What?! 16 of the Best Country Star Nicknames
Do you know the nicknames of your favorite country stars?
Top 5 Danielle Bradbery Songs
Which one is your favorite?
2018 CMA Music Festival: 10 Artists You Can’t Miss
The annual even boasts performances from more than 350 artists on 11 stages, both free and ticketed, throughout downtown Nashville.
Top 10 Country and Americana Albums of 2018 (So Far)
Five months into 2018, music fans already have lots to cheer about.
Top 10 Country and Americana Songs of 2018 (So Far)
Is your favorite of the year (so far) on our list?
30-Plus Songs You Didn’t Know Chris Stapleton Wrote
Did you know that Stapleton has a long career of songwriting even beyond the two (soon to be three!) albums he's released?
5 Chris Stapleton Collaborations That’ll Make You Go ‘OMG, Did That Really Happen?!’
Stapleton by himself is awesome, but Stapleton with a special guest? We're speechless.
Every ACM Awards Album of the Year Award Winner Ever
All 50 of 'em.