Jessica Nicholson's passion for country, bluegrass and Christian music led her to Nashville in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in music business (with a minor in writing), and began her career as a public relations and marketing coordinator at Resonate Records. She has written for Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Magazine, countrystandardtime.com and worked as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine for nearly three years. She currently resides in Nashville.
Bill Dees, Songwriter Behind Johnny Cash’s ‘Best Friend,’ Dead
Songwriter Bill Dees, best-known for co-writing Roy Orbison's classic 1964 hit, 'Oh, Pretty Woman,' died Wednesday (Oct. 26) at a nursing facility in Mountain Home, Ark. He was 73.
Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw Win 2012 CMA Award for Musical Event of the Year
Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney certainly had country music fans buzzing with excitement when they announced earlier this year that they were teaming up for a musical collaboration. Now, the hit, 'Feel Like a Rock Star,' has earned the duo the 2012 CMA Award for Musical Event of the Year.
Toby Keith Snags Early Win for Music Video of the Year at 2012 CMA Awards
The first 2012 CMA Awards trophies were announced Thursday morning (Nov. 1) during ABC's 'Good Morning America,' and Toby Keith is one of the first winners. His video clip for 'Red Solo Cup' snagged Music Video of the Year honors.
Little Big Town Preview Eerie Trailer for New ‘Tornado’ Video
It seems Little Big Town will get a little creepy in their latest video, 'Tornado,' set to release on Wednesday (Oct. 31). The eerie trailer for the video shifts through a series of classic Americana-styled scenes, including a clanging gate, crows, windchimes blowing in the strong breeze and a young…
Sugarland Address Breakup Rumors
Despite rumors, favorite country duo Sugarland are not breaking up.
Brantley Gilbert Refuses to Pay $12K for His Own 1968 Mercury Cougar
One wouldn't think that Brantley Gilbert would be upset over a guy who wants him to pay $12,000 for a vintage 1968 Mercury Cougar, but Gilbert has good reason to be. It seems that Gilbert actually sold the same car to its current owner more than six years ago for only $4,000.
Taylor Swift to Co-Host Grammy Nominations Concert with LL Cool J
Six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift may have just concluded a hectic week of promoting her new album, 'Red,' but she's not slowing down yet. Swift will co-host 'The Grammy Nominations Concert LIVE -- Countdown To Music's Biggest Night' with LL Cool J in December.
Jason Aldean’s ‘Night Train’ Rolls to Top of Billboard Top 200
Jason Aldean's latest release, 'Night Train,' has rolled into the top slot on the 'Billboard' Top 200 chart, marking the singer's first debut atop the all genres chart.
Lady Antebellum Plan Holiday Concert in Nashville to Celebrate Christmas Album
Lady Antebellum will have plenty of Christmas cheer to spread this year. Their first holiday album, 'On This Winter's Night,' released on Monday (Oct. 22), and now the trio is planning a special holiday concert in their hometown of Nashville to commemorate it.
Martina McBride Reveals How She Stays Fit and What She Won’t Deny Herself
At 46, Martina McBride is healthy, beautiful and strong. The singer, wife and mother of three--who showed off her bikini body on the cover of Shape Magazine in 2009--opened up about the fitness routine she uses to stay healthy.
Carrie Underwood to Perform at the 2012 American Music Awards?
Could Carrie Underwood be a performer at the American Music Awards on Nov. 18? The singer has hinted that it's possible.
Jason Aldean Sells Out Fenway Park in Just Seven Minutes
When you hear of country artists selling out stadiums and arenas in record time, it is usually a short list of names you hear repeatedly: Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift and Garth Brooks, for the most part. Now, you can add Jason Aldean to that illustrious list.