Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
Hi, My Name Is …: Country Artists Who Changed Their Names
Yep -- these artists started out being called something completely different.
For Tyler Farr, Working With Jason Aldean Is Like Hitting the ‘Jackpot’
"To have someone partially in charge of your career that genuinely cares about your wellbeing -- that's the jackpot for me ..."
What is Country Music? Jon Pardi Says It’s All About Telling the Truth
"It's 'human being' music, I guess you would say..."
Gibson Offers a Free Guitar to Any Musician Who Lost Their Instrument in the Tennessee Tor…
In the wake of the recent, devastating storms, Gibson is hoping to provide relief for musicians who lost guitars in the tornado.
Country Stars Speak Out After Deadly Tornado Rips Through Germantown, East Nashville
Our thoughts go out to everyone affected by this devastating storm ...
Everything We Know About Luke Bryan’s New Album, ‘Born Here, Live Here, Die Here’
It's coming in April 2020!
Martina McBride’s Mother Undergoes Emergency Heart Surgery
We're keeping McBride and her family in our thoughts...
Maren Morris’ ‘Sesame Street’ Episode Airs This Weekend, and Ryan Hurd Will Make an Appear…
The episode airs tomorrow!
Brad Paisley’s ‘Letter to Me’ Inspires Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini + More Stars to …
Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini and the Jonas Brothers offered advice to their teenaged selves on the premiere of 'Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special.'
‘CMA Country Christmas’ 2019 Brings Iconic Female Singers Together for Special Collaborati…
Trisha Yearwood, Kristin Chenoweth, CeCe Winans and more come together for an epic holiday performance in the new TV special.
Jason Aldean Doesn’t Ever See Himself Retiring From Music: ‘This Is a Lifer Gig’
Aldean ponders the future of his musical career, and explains the goals he still has yet to accomplish.