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.
Story Behind the Song: Blake Shelton, ‘God’s Country’
"I still love hearing other people sing my songs. That's what I moved to town to do," says songwriter-turned-artist Hardy of the decision to pitch "God's Country" to other artists.
The ACM Awards Didn’t Have an Entertainer of the Year Category for the First 5 Years
Dang, how times have changed!
Interview: Jimmie Allen Reflects on Making History as a Black Country Artist, Finding Ways…
"There are so many other artists. You've just gotta be yourself -- that's the only one you can be."
Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and More Join 2019 ACM Awards Performance Lineup
The stars just keep on comin'!
Brett Young and neonPPL Keep the Positivity Flowing with ‘ONElittleTOWN’ [LISTEN]
The anonymous songwriting collective is back, and this time, they're teaming up with country star Brett Young.
Blake Shelton’s New Single ‘God’s Country’ Gives Glory to Rural America [LISTEN]
There's a familiar voice on the backing vocals of this track ...
Cody Johnson Tips His Hat to Willie Nelson’s Timeless Message With ‘Sad Songs and Waltzes’…
For Cody Johnson, this Willie Nelson classic is more than just a beautiful old country song -- it's an important reminder.
Story Behind the Song: Chris Janson, ‘Good Vibes’
"Everybody was just complaining about this and complaining about that, and I just said, 'Okay, good vibes only ...'"
Gretchen Wilson Was ‘Very Frustrated’ With a Couple of Songs While Making Her ‘Here for th…
Looking back, however, she's glad she included the songs she did.
Tyler Farr Inks Deal With Jason Aldean’s New Label, Night Train Records
Good friends and collaborators Jason Aldean and Tyler Farr are teaming up again!