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
2016 CMA Awards Predictions — Make Yours!
The 2016 CMA Awards are set to take place on Nov. 2, and this year's broadcast is gearing up to be especially exciting, as the ceremony is celebrating 50 years!
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.
Dan + Shay, ‘How Not To’ [Listen]
Dan + Shay fans are going to be Obsessed with the new single from the duo's sophomore album of the same name. "How Not To" is a pure slice of radio ear candy that seems as likely a hit as anything they've yet released.
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.
40 Hottest Artists Over 40
Over the hill? Heck no! Try off-the-charts hot.
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.
See Pictures of Shirtless Country Singers (You’re Welcome!)
A glance at country music's most famous men shirtless provides a nice reward for years of fan loyalty — it's like a surprise Christmas bonus from the boss.
You Think You Know Blake Shelton?
Blake Shelton's journey to superstardom was long and arduous. The singer and 'The Voice' coach's career didn't really begin to take off until he made one very, very difficult decision. Learn all about Shelton's rise to fame and find out why he once quit singing in this …
Top 10 Memorial Day Songs
Country music has the power to help us heal a broken heart and cope with some of life's unfair circumstances. In this list of the Top 10 Memorial Day songs, we spotlight the tender lyrics in songs like 'Some Gave All' that honor those that have given the ultimate sacrifice.
Chris Young (Feat. Vince Gill), ‘Sober Saturday Night’ [Listen]
Chris Young’s "Sober Saturday Night" is an undeniably traditional country ballad that finds the singer healing heartbreak with heavy amounts of self-pity. Sparse production frames this vocal showcase — a made-for-a-television-awards-show moment with Vince Gill.
Country Artists Who’ve Died in 2016
2016 has already been a difficult one for music, and it's not over yet. This year we've said a tearful goodbye to several country singers, songwriters and musicians.