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
Listen to ‘Forever Country’ and Win a Trip to the 2016 CMA Awards!
The 2016 CMA Awards are happening in November, and now you can enter to win a trip to the ceremony in Nashville to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Country's Biggest Night.
Stunning! See Country Music Beauties in Bikinis
We're used to seeing country music's top females in jeans and boots, or in evening gowns at awards shows. But bikinis? Our Country Music Beauties swimsuit edition finds stars like Carrie Underwood and LeAnn Rimes having fun in the sun, poolside or by the beach.
Too Hot to Handle: See How Country Singers Live Up the Summer!
It's summertime, and the living's easy ... especially when you have a day off from tour. June, July and August mean temperatures are high, the fireflies are out and the water is perfect for a dip.
Undying Love: See Pictures of Country Music’s Most Adorable Couples
Love is in the air, and we're celebrating the best way we know how — with country music's cutest couples!
Blake Shelton, ‘She’s Got a Way With Words’ [Listen]
If recorded by nearly any other artist, Blake Shelton's "She’s Got a Way With Words" would be a fairly milquetoast ballad about an ex-lover. But that it’s on If I’m Honest and not another album from 2016 makes it one of the more compelling songs of the year.
You Think You Know Zac Brown?
The Zac Brown Band' first album dropped in 2008 but the singer was writing, touring and recording for nearly a decade before that. The roots of those early projects still pop up in today's albums. One phrase comes up so often you almost wonder if he's trying to make a point.
100 Greatest Country Albums of All Time
The 100 Greatest Country Albums of All Time are a very diverse group, but they all have one thing in common: in one way or another, all of the albums on our list made a significant contribution to changing the course of country music.
2016 American Country Countdown Awards Winners
The 2016 American Country Countdown Awards winners were announced live from the Forum in Los Angeles, on Fox on Sunday night (May 1), including some of the biggest names in country music.
Top 10 Merle Haggard Songs
Merle Haggard was one of the greatest influences on modern country singers and songwriters.
See the Best Dressed at the 2016 ACM Awards [Pictures]
For the ACM Awards party in Las Vegas, country artists came out in their best threads. Sleek suits, pops of yellow and classy gowns were front and center on the red carpet. We picked the best dressed artists at the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards' (and it was not an easy task).
2016 ACM Awards Predictions
The 2016 ACM Awards are right around the corner, and you know what that means — it's time for Taste of Country readers and staff to square off and predict the winners in one of the biggest country competitions of the year.
You Think You Know Kenny Chesney?
Kenny Chesney is one of country music's biggest stars, but do you know where he got his start in Nashville?