If a passion for music and a knack for writing make a career, then color Amanda Hensel lucky. She is the product of writers -- apparently when you add two news journalists together, you get one music journalist. She currently resides in 'the live music capital of the world,' where she snagged a journalism degree from the University of Texas. Although she's grounded in Austin, Hensel's name travels -- in her short career, she has cited her passion writing for AOL Music Blog, Fringe Magazine, the Houston Press and various other publications.
10 Things You Definitely Didn’t Know About Billy Ray Cyrus
We tip our hats to the man who made our hearts all achy and breaky.
Miranda Lambert Is Married, Says She Found the Love of Her Life
Miranda has tied the knot!
Reba McEntire’s ‘Stronger Than the Truth’ Is Heartbreaking [Listen]
It's a painful breakup song that will hit you in the gut.
Jake Owen’s Baby on the Way Is Another Girl, and He’s Given Up Drinking
"I'm good at making girls."
Chris Young Took Cover in Trailer Behind Stage During Las Vegas Shooting
Chris Young was backstage at the sold-out Route 91 Festival in Las Vegas just after midnight Monday morning (Oct. 2) when a gunman opened fire.
Jason Aldean Safe After Las Vegas Shooting: ‘Tonight Has Been Beyond Horrific’
Jason Aldean and pregnant wife Brittany have reported themselves safe after a mass deadly shooting in Las Vegas on Monday morning (Oct. 2).
Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ Is the Subject of Her New Album, Out November
Taylor Swift will release a new album called Reputation on Nov. 10.
Lauren Alaina Reveals Dramatic New Look — See the Pic!
Pink might be Lauren Alaina's new obsession. The "Doin' Fine" hitmaker revealed a dramatic new look on Monday night (July 10).
Justin Moore Welcomes First Son After Three Daughters
Justin Moore's baby is a boy!
Chris Stapleton’s Canceled Tour Dates Are Due to Broken Bone, Detached Tendon
This week, Chris Stapleton unexpectedly postponed three weeks of scheduled shows without offering a reason. Late Thursday night (June 1), he explained why.
Loretta Lynn Suffers Stroke
Country music icon Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke on Thursday (May 4).
Garth Brooks Is Keeping the Beard Because Trisha Yearwood Thinks It’s Sexy
Garth Brooks won’t shave his beard until he's told to. The superstar has noticeably been sporting some salt and pepper scruff as of late, so backstage at SXSW 2017, we asked about it.