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.
Darius Rucker to Play Santa, Deliver $10K in Toys to Children This Holiday Season
Darius Rucker is hoping to spread the true spirit of the season this Christmas by bringing toys to kids in need.
Hunter Hayes, ‘Somebody’s Heartbreak’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Hunter Hayes' 'Somebody's Heartbreak' lyrics stem from a real-life situation that the 21-year-old CMA New Artist of the Year experienced not that long ago -- an instance which made for a great writing experience with Luke Laird and Andrew Dorff for Hayes' debut album.
Country Artists Share What They Are Most Thankful for This Thanksgiving
It's Thanksgiving again, and all across America folks are celebrating by spending time with family, eating too much food, taking a nap on Grandma's couch and generally just being thankful. Country stars have no shortage of reasons to give thanks, but they don't take that for granted -…
Carrie Underwood, ‘Two Black Cadillacs’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Carrie Underwood's 'Two Black Cadillacs' lyrics come from a dark place -- something the singer-songwriter seems to manage well.
Florida Georgia Line Plan to Go Skydiving if Hit Single ‘Cruise’ Tops the Charts
With their debut single, 'Cruise,' flying up the charts and nearing platinum for digital downloads sold, it wouldn't be too far fetched to assume that Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard are on their way to a career first: a No. 1 hit.
Jake Owen, Kip Moore Added to List of Performers for 2012 American Country Awards
With the 2012 American Country Awards right around the corner, lists of presenters and performers are filtering in each day, and get ready, ladies: Jake Owen, Kip Moore and Rascal Flatts will take the stage live from Las Vegas to perform during the annual awards show.
Justin Moore’s ‘Outlaws Like Me’ Album Goes Gold
Justin Moore has a new reason to tip a cold one back and celebrate after learning that his sophomore album, 'Outlaws Like Me,' has been certified gold for sales exceeding 500,000 copies.
Taylor Swift Wins Favorite Country Female at 2012 American Music Awards
Once again, Taylor Swift has picked up honors for Favorite Country Female at the American Music Awards. The starlet snagged the award during Sunday night's (November 18) broadcast from Los Angeles.
Thomas Rhett Reflects on Life in New ‘Beer With Jesus’ Video
In Thomas Rhett's new 'Beer With Jesus' video, the 22-year-old singer-songwriter keeps the treatment simple to drive home the powerful message and meaning behind the song's lyrics.
Tyler Farr Interview: Singer-Songwriter Says ‘Hello’ to Life as a Country Music Star
The world was introduced to Tyler Farr early in 2012 when he released his debut single, 'Hot Mess.' His follow-up single, 'Hello Goodbye,' impacted country radio in August, and became the most-added single the day of its release.