Taste of Country Staff hasn't taken a day off since he/she was born in December 2010. Staff is an avid fan of country music and country music only although he/she has a soft spot for artists like Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson. Other interests include live music, cold beer, pizza at midnight and photos of country music babies.
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Attention Taste of Country Festival-Goers: Bad Campers Wanted for New Video Series!
Taste of Country, the largest online source of country music news, is casting participants for a new short documentary series taking place at the Taste of Country Music Festival at Hunter Mountain, New York, from June 10-12.
The Showdown: Joe Nichols vs. Josh Turner
Cole Swindell's winning streak has come "Undone," thanks to the new single from Joe Nichols. Nichols won the most recent Showdown, and will face a challenge from Josh Turner today and over the weekend.
Album Spotlight: Blake Shelton, ‘If I’m Honest’
Blake Shelton is a gifted storyteller, but the best songs on If I’m Honest reveal his own scars.
Home Free’s ‘Good Ol’ Country Harmony’ Video Tops the ToC Top 10
Home Free have reclaimed the No. 1 spot in our Taste of Country Top 10 Countdown this week in absence of their biggest competitor, Scotty McCreery. A few new videos have been added to the poll to shake things up, while we've said goodbye to a few others.
Cole Swindell, ‘Middle of a Memory’ [Listen]
Cole Swindell stands all alone wondering what could have been in his new single “Middle of a Memory.” The ballad from the You Should Be Here album describes what happens when the spark of love is rudely interrupted.
Album Spotlight: Cole Swindell, ‘You Should Be Here’
Cole Swindell gets his heart broken — or at least wounded — on many songs from You Should Be Here, his second studio album.
Country Artists Who’ve Died in 2016
2016 has already been a difficult one for music, and it's not over yet. This year we've said a tearful goodbye to several country singers, songwriters and musicians.
The Showdown: Kree Harrison vs. Maddie & Tae
Wow, what a run for Kree Harrison. The former American Idol contestant has been laying low for a few years, but she's back in a big way with her new single, "This Old Thing," which will move on to the final round in competing for the Hall of Fame. She's posted some major wains re…
Scotty McCreery Is Back at No. 1 on the Taste of Country Countdown
This week the McCreerians were victorious! They voted hard and got the "Southern Belle" video back to the top spot in the Video Countdown, with Home Free falling behind to No. 2 in this tight battle.
Home Free Reclaim Top Spot on ToC Top 10 Video Countdown
Home Free fans really stepped up to the plate this week! They voted the five-piece band all the way (back) to No. 1, regaining the spot they've been fighting for. That means Scotty McCreery slid back to No. 2.