Jessica Nicholson's passion for country, bluegrass and Christian music led her to Nashville in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in music business (with a minor in writing), and began her career as a public relations and marketing coordinator at Resonate Records. She has written for Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Magazine, countrystandardtime.com and worked as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine for nearly three years. She currently resides in Nashville.
Darius Rucker Becomes the Grand Ole Opry’s Newest Member
Darius Rucker is officially the Grand Ole Opry's newest member. The 'True Believers' singer was inducted into the iconic country music institution during a Tuesday night (Oct. 16) Opry performance before a packed crowd of family, fans and industry friends.
Rascal Flatts Extend Changed Tour, Announce 2013 Dates
Rascal Flatts' Changed Tour must be one juggernaut of a party, because the trio isn't coming off the road anytime soon. Instead, they have extended their Changed tour into 2013, adding 20 new winter dates that stretch into March.
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton (Still) Holding Off on Baby Plans
Miranda Lambert insists that she and Blake Shelton, whom she married in 2011, still aren't planning to start a family anytime soon. The reason? Hectic schedules.
Jake Owen Excitedly Counting Down the Days Until Daughter’s Arrival
Jake Owen is counting down the days until he becomes a new father. Owen and his wife, Lacey Buchanan -- who married in a seaside wedding in Vero Beach, Fla. in May -- are expecting their first baby, a daughter, in November.
Taylor Swift Releasing Her Own Signature Pair of Red Keds Tennis Shoes
You just might see Taylor Swift sporting a new pair of kicks more often. The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer has inked a deal for a multi-year partnership with Keds Footwear, which includes the release of limited edition red tennis shoes.
Thomas Rhett Marries Longtime Girlfriend
It looks like Thomas Rhett has finally found something to do with his hands -- he put a ring on it. Rhett married his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Gregory, on Friday (Oct. 12) just outside Nashville.
Trace Adkins Returning to TV for ‘Celebrity Apprentice All-Stars’
Trace Adkins is back! The tall, deep-voiced Louisiana singer will return for an 'All-Star' version of Donald Trump's 'Celebrity Apprentice' next season.
Rascal Flatts to Head Down Under in 2013
Rascal Flatts have been crisscrossing the United States this year, bringing their Changed Tour to thousands of fans. But soon, Gary LeVox, Joe Don Rooney and Jay DeMarcus will be packing their bags for their first headlining performance in Australia in 2013.
Carrie Underwood Says Onstage Kisses Won’t Become ‘A Thing’
Even though Carrie Underwood gave 12-year-old Chase his first kiss during a concert in Louisville, Ky. recently, fans shouldn't expect more singer/audience member liplocks at future shows.
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan Lead Country Nominees at the 2012 American Music Awards
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan are among the leading country nominees at the upcoming 2012 American Music Awards, which is slated to air live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theater on Nov. 18 on ABC.