Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Stars Speak Out About 2016 Election
Country music is not nearly as much a hotbed of political activism as some other genres, but that doesn't mean that some country stars don't have strong opinions about the 2016 presidential election.
Natalie Maines Decries Donald Trump, Country Radio ‘Hypocrites’
Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines is apparently still not ready to make nice. More than a decade after she made career-damaging remarks about then-President George W. Bush, the singer turned to social media on Wednesday (Aug. 10) to vent her frustrations with 2016 Republican nominee Donald Trump an…
Lyrics Uncovered: Miranda Lambert, ‘Vice’
Miranda Lambert's "Vice" lyrics are bringing a brutal honesty back to country radio, and according to one of the songwriters, that's exactly what Lambert intended.
Justin Moore Shares Story Behind ‘You Look Like I Need a Drink’ at the Opry [Watch]
Justin Moore recently debuted his latest single, "You Look Like I Need a Drink," on the hallowed stage of the Grand Ole Opry, and he rocked the house like a Nashville beer joint.
Martina McBride Joins Steven Tyler For Duet at 2016 CMA Fest [Watch]
Some lucky Steven Tyler fans got to see a once-in-a-lifetime moment at CMA Fest in Nashville. Martina McBride joined the Aerosmith singer onstage for a scorching rendition of the band's classic hit, "Cryin'," which aired nationally on ABC's Country's Night to Rock on We…
Fast and Fun: The Making of ‘Backseat Driver’ [Watch]
In order to become a successful Nashville songwriter, you have to be able to work fast under pressure. Three #LetTheGirlsPlay artists showed that they're up for the challenge during a YouTube popup event recently.
Sara Evans’ Big Break Didn’t Go the Way She’d Planned
Sara Evans has had a huge career in country music, but the country star felt like she could have blown her big chance at fame and fortune when she flubbed an audition for one of Nashville's biggest movers and shakers.
Hunter Hayes Looks Back on Early Days in ‘The Pursuit of Tone’ [Exclusive Premiere]
Hunter Hayes looks back fondly on the days before he hit it big in an upcoming episode of Ernie Ball: The Pursuit of Tone.
Miranda Lambert Confirms New Single Called ‘Vice’
Miranda Lambert has confirmed the title of her new single, "Vice."
Jason Aldean, ‘A Little More Summertime’ [Listen]
Jason Aldean went back to his roots for his last release, but he's giving fans something a little more contemporary with his brand new single, "A Little More Summertime."