Christina Vinson is a freelance writer based in Nashville, Tenn. After graduating from Cornerstone University, she left the idyllic shores of West Michigan and headed south alongside her husband, a musician. She writes for a variety of publications across the state and country, with work ranging from full-length magazine features to SEO-rich blog posts. When she's not typing away at the computer, you can find Vinson at the library with a stack of books, in the kitchen baking cinnamon rolls or drinking coffee at a local coffee shop.
Taylor Swift, Eric Church + More Set for 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival
The 2014 iHeart Music Festival is going to be studded with country artists, and not just any artists -- these performers are superstars. Taylor Swift, Eric Church and Zac Brown Band are among the festival's just-announced lineup, making this a must-see event for fans of all genres.
Brad Paisley Keeps His Word, Performs With Sarah Darling at Grand Ole Opry
Brad Paisley is a man of his word. The hitmaker told rising country star Sarah Darling -- who narrowly missed the chance to move on in 'Rising Star' -- that she could share the stage with him at the Grand Ole Opry, and the two singers did just that on Friday (July 18).
Tim McGraw, Keith Urban + More Enthrall Fans at Faster Horses Festival [Pictures]
The 2014 Faster Horses Festival in Brooklyn, Mich. served up lots of country stars for the second-annual event, and boy did the acts deliver. Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Brett Eldredge and many more dished out their best songs, making the event -- which is quickly becoming one of the hottest summer fes…
Puss n Boots Perform ‘Sex Degrees of Separation’ [Watch]
When an alternative rocker (Catherine Popper), a jazz troubadour (Sasha Dobson) and Grammy-winning Norah Jones get together to play country music as Puss n Boots, they pull it off swimmingly, as shown in their performance of 'Sex Degrees of Separation,' exclusively for Taste of Country.
Hunter Hayes’ ‘Tattoo’ Music Video Gets Graffitied in Sneak Peek [Watch]
Hunter Hayes's new music video for his his infectious hit 'Tattoo' is all about love, but with a secret weapon to try to win a beautiful gal's heart: graffiti. The singer talks about the storyline behind the video and also shares a sneak peek at the ultra-creative project.
Kip Moore Shows Fans a Slice of Heaven With ‘Dirt Road’ Video
Kip Moore's 'Dirt Road' video address his own doubts growing up in a Southern Baptist church, juxtaposed against the visuals of what Moore views heaven -- at least on Earth -- to be like, complete with a pretty girl, beer, and a dirt road.
Blake Shelton Brags on Miranda Lambert: ‘I’m Proud of Her’
It's not hard to see that Miranda Lambert has one very proud husband in country star Blake Shelton. The 'Boys 'Round Here' singer brags on his talented lady regularly, but as of late, it's been for her success with her store, the Pink Pistol.
John Michael Montgomery Requests a Photo With Scotty McCreery at Countryfest [Watch]
Scotty McCreery proved that he's earned the respect of young fans, older fans and even superstar fans at Countryfest 2014. After all, John Michael Montgomery did request a picture with the 20-year-old -- and not many young singers can add that to their claim to fame!
Ashley Monroe Cancels Concerts Due to Kidney Infection That Could ‘Risk [Her] Life’
Ashley Monroe has been forced to cancel several concerts due to a severe kidney infection that could turn into a life-threatening problem.