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.
Taste of Country Staff
Martina McBride, ‘Reckless’ [Listen]
There’s something immediately different about Martina McBride’s “Reckless.” She begins the song at a point she normally builds to, and then lets go to begin a long, gradual chorus.
The Showdown: Tara Thompson vs. Granger Smith
Tara Thompson has prevailed in her first-ever Showdown, and will face a new challenge from Granger Smith today and over the weekend.
Granger Smith, ‘If the Boot Fits’ [Listen]
Granger Smith’s second single from his upcoming Remington album is as ready for radio as his first. “If the Boot Fits” is a familiar country love story that borrows from a fairytale.
Dan + Shay, ‘From the Ground Up’ [Listen]
Dan + Shay’s “From the Ground Up” further cements them as the heir apparent to Rascal Flatts. The tender ballad will feel saccharine for only the hardest of hearts. Their story tells of a love every little girl dreams of.
Here’s a List of the 2016 Grammy Awards Winners
Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town were the early country winners at the2016 Grammy Awards. Both picked up two trophies before the first hour of the CBS broadcast had finished.
See Who Welcomed Country Babies in 2016
Like flowers in spring, country babies bloomed all over in 2016. Naturally, the country stars who welcomed these tiny people are head over heels and eager to share their perfect productions with the world.
Totally Throwback: Check Out Country Stars’ Earliest Pics
When you're just coming into the spotlight, it can take some time to get your footing. It can also take some time to get your 'look' together, as you'll see here.
The Scott Brothers, ‘Hold On’ [Listen]
Property Brothers stars the Scott Brothers make their musical debut with “Hold On,” one of two tracks they’ve written and released on iTunes. The coffee shop country ballad is a love song written from the perspective of someone missing home.
Will Cole Swindell’s Touching ‘You Should Be Here’ Video Climb Our Countdown?
After a short hiatus for the holidays, we're back! It's a new year, and our resolution was apparently to change up the Taste of Country Top 10 Video Countdown.
The Showdown: Lauren Alaina vs. Cole Swindell
Lauren Alaina's sassy new single has won yet another Showdown battle, and she's moving on to face a challenge from a serious contender in Cole Swindell.
Album Spotlight: Chris Young, ‘I’m Comin’ Over’
Chris Young's storytelling stands tall on his fifth studio album, I’m Comin’ Over. Young sticks with stories of love and love lost (mostly), and turns in some of his most revealing and personal songs to date.