In addition to his work on-air, Sam Alex has been spotted on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, from Will Ferrell to Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville with his wife and son. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites!
Brad Paisley Explains How Demi Lovato Was Chosen for ‘Without a Fight’
Brad Paisley released his duet with Demi Lovato on Friday morning. "Without a Fight" is a guitar-fueled country song about the very real fights couples have.
Sister Hazel Relish in Easy Transition to Country With ‘Lighter in the Dark’ Album
Sister Hazel are best known for '90s pop hits like "All for You," but they haven't stopped making music since.
Tara Thompson Talks About Her Honkytonk History
Country newcomer Tara Thompson just released her debut single, "Someone to Take Your Place," to country radio. The East Tennessee native stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about moving to Nashville and beginning her long journey to being a signed artist.
Cam Spills How She Found Out About Her Grammy Nomination
Cam is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, but she didn't learn the good news in a traditional way, like from a formal letter or a visit to the Grammy website, she tells Taste of Country Nights.
Jennifer Nettles Dishes on New Music to Come in 2016
If 2015 was a year of big changes for Jennifer Nettles, then 2016 will be a year of big debuts. She's got new music coming out in the form of a new album titled Playing With Fire, which she dished about during a visit to the Taste of Country Nights booth before the CMA Awards.
LeAnn Rimes: ‘It’s Been Christmas for Me All Year Long’
LeAnn Rimes is back in the swing of things with a new, full-length Christmas album, Today Is Christmas, released in October.
Granger Smith Spills His Most Embarrassing Halloween Costume
Granger Smith hasn't always been proud of his Halloween costume choices — in fact, one year, he admits he really embarrassed himself. Smith recently came to the ToC Nights Studio and got real with us about that awful costume from his past.
Kenny Rogers Hopes to Bring the Spirit of Christmas This Season
David Nail Talks ‘ADD’ Songwriting With ‘Nights on Fire’ Co-Writer Jonathan Singleton
David Nail has found his songwriting counterpart. The singer continues to rely on Jonathan Singleton to help him create country music magic, from "Let It Rain" to "Red Light" and Nail's latest single, "Nights on Fire." During a recent visit to our ToC Nights studio, Nail explained the interesting process.
Luke Bryan Reveals His Wife’s Saucy Birthday Tradition
Luke Bryan will celebrate his birthday in St. Louis on Friday (July 17). His Kick the Dust Up tour will be packing the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre for a second straight night, but that doesn't mean he'll be without family on his special day. Wife Caroline will be there, and if tradition holds, the singer can expect a gift he won't be able to share with fans ...
Confident or Cocky? Jake Owen Insists ‘I Don’t Ever Lose at Anything’
Jake Owen spits out No. 1 songs like dip, wins awards like parting gifts and opens huge tours like he's brushing his mane. He's also one of the sexiest men in country music, and he makes that look easy, too. If it seems like all this star does is win (have you seen his wife and daughter?!), that's because it's true.
Corey Smith Talks New Album, Brantley Gilbert’s Early Days
Kip Moore Warns Dierks Bentley to ‘Stop the Pranks’
Dan + Shay’s Dan Smyers: ‘Music Is Very Mathematical’
Dan and Shay's Dan Smyers didn't always know he was going to be a musician. In fact, if he hadn't gone this route, he'd probably be working on Wall Street. The singer reveals that his major was far from studying Music Theory, but shares that math and music actually have a lot in common.
Sam Hunt Recalls His First Football Concussion
Before becoming one of Nashville's hottest songwriters, and then one of Nashville's hottest new male artists, Sam Hunt was a college football quarterback at Middle Tennessee State University and UAB. Recently he revealed that he suffered a pretty bad concussion that temporarily scared him from the game.
Carrie Underwood Tries to ‘Sing Good’ in the Car for Baby Fisher
These days, Carrie Underwood is balancing preparing to be a mom with releasing new music ... by blending the two together, sort of.