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.
Randy Rogers Band Release Video With a Twist in ‘One More Sad Song’
Randy Rogers Band is back on the country radar with a brand new music video for their latest single, 'One More Sad Song.' The tune is the first release from the Texas-based band's forthcoming album, 'Trouble,' which is set for release in 2013.
Gloriana, ‘Can’t Shake You’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Gloriana's 'Can't Shake You' lyrics and melody fit together like a hand and glove. However, that reality was almost not realized. Hit songwriter James T. Slater had the piano melody in his back pocket for nearly a year, but never found the perfect word marriage until he linked up…
Garth Brooks Prepares to Draw the Curtain on Three-Year Las Vegas Residency
Garth Brooks will take his final bow on the Wynn Las Vegas Encore Theater stage in November. The iconic singer has spent the past three years performing his one-man show there, and has been packing the showroom every night.
Little Big Town, ‘Tornado’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Song lyrics can stem from just about anywhere. Just ask songwriters Natalie Hemby and Delta Maid, who got together and knocked out Little Big Town's 'Tornado' lyrics. The song is the band's current single and the title track to their brand new album.
Jason Aldean Continues to ‘Ride’ the No. 1 Slot on Country Singles Chart
After spending last week at No. 1 on Billboard's Country Singles Chart, Jason Aldean slides into the top slot on the Mediabase / Country Aircheck chart this week, in addition to holding his position on Billboard with his single 'Take a Little Ride.'
Darius Rucker Invited to Become Newest Grand Ole Opry Member by Brad Paisley
October 2, 2012 is sure to be a date that Darius Rucker won't soon forget, as it marks the day that the singer was asked to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry family.
Jerrod Niemann Interview: ‘Shinin’ on Me’ Singer Ready to ‘Free the Music’ With Release of…
Jerrod Niemann is releasing a sophomore album, the follow-up to his successful debut, 'Judge Jerrod and the Hung Jury.' The new collection of tunes, 'Free the Music,' shows his growth and maturity as a man, singer and songwriter, but still has a fair share of personality and fun …
Farm Boy Easton Corbin Calls Merle Haggard His Dream Drinking Buddy
There's a reason Easton Corbin is so convincing as a new, traditional country artist. He's lived the life of a country boy. The 'A Little More Country Than That' singer recently talked about growing up on his grandparents' farm.
Chris Young to Kick Off Liquid Neon Tour With Headlining Show at Ryman Auditorium
Chris Young fans are in for quite the treat this year when the singer hits the road for his forthcoming Liquid Neon Tour. The headlining trek is set to kick off in November, and to make the first night extra special, Young has decided to have the opening performance be at Nashville's historic R…
The Oak Ridge Boys Spread Christmas Cheer With New ‘Christmas Time’s A-Coming’ Album and T…
The Oak Ridge Boys have released a new collection of holiday tunes titled 'Christmas Time’s A-Coming.' The 12-track album -- featuring both classic and original songs -- hit stores last week. A few of the standards included on the project are 'Here Comes Santa Claus,&a…