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.
Luke Bryan to Have a Relaxing ‘Off Season’ With Family
Luke Bryan's red-hot career has kept him plenty busy this year, but the hardworking singer still has plans to get his hands dirty during the upcoming holiday break. He and wife Caroline are building a family farm.
Little Big Town Cancel Concerts Following Death in the Family
Little Big Town announced on Monday (Nov. 26) that they have been forced to reschedule two upcoming concerts in Riverside, Calif. and Los Angeles after a sudden death in their immediate family. The group broke the news to fans via their official Facebook page.
Blake Shelton Mulling Over What to Get Miranda Lambert for Christmas
What do you get for the girl who has everything? That's Blake Shelton's dilemma when it comes to figuring out what to get wife Miranda Lambert for Christmas.
Trace Adkins to Join Pop Stars for Annual ‘Christmas in Rockefeller’ TV Special
Trace Adkins will help usher in the Christmas season as part of the 15th annual 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' television special, which will also feature performances from artists Mariah Carey, Cee Lo Green, Victoria Justice, Chris Mann and Rod Stewart, among others.
Charlie Daniels Pens an Open Letter to President Obama
After President Obama's election to a second term of presidency on November 6, several country artists shared their feelings (both serious and humorous) regarding the election. Now, outspoken entertainer Charlie Daniels has added his opinions into the mix.
Brad Paisley Gave Taylor Swift Her Worst Nickname Ever
Taylor Swift has plenty of nicknames (like T-Swizzle, Swifty, Tay Tay and T-Swift, just to name a few). And while the pop-country superstar doesn't seem to mind most of the endearing terms that her fans and friends create for her, one nickname -- which was given by none other than former tourmate Brad Paisley -- did earn the distinction of worst nickname ever for the 22-year-old.
Martina McBride to Perform During CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade
Martina McBride is slated to perform as part of CBS' 52nd annual Thanksgiving Day Parade celebration. Portions of the parade will be featured in the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In addition to the performance from McBride, the Broadway casts of 'Once' and the musical 'Newsies' will perform, according to wnypapers.com.
Tim McGraw Surprises Soldiers to Say Thanks During Nashville Luncheon
Tim McGraw surprised 30 soldiers and their families during a Veteran's Day appreciation luncheon at Outback Steakhouse in Brentwood, Tenn. on Thursday. The singer gave out handshakes, words of encouragement and thank yous to the men and women for their service.
Martina McBride’s Fans Raise Over $25K for Cancer Research
It's no secret that the right song can inspire healing and action, and Martina McBride's recent ballad 'I'm Gonna Love You Through It' is a prime example. The powerful and emotional song -- which describes one woman's journey through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment -- inspired McBride's fans to raise over $25,000 for cancer research.
Toby Keith’s Son, Stelen Keith Covel, Makes Youth All-American Bowl
Toby Keith sure has something to be proud of. The singer's 15-year-old son, Stelen Keith Covel, was recently named to the 2013 Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl.
Zac Brown Goes on a Raw Food Diet
During his two performances at the CMAs last week, Zac Brown Band frontman Zac Brown put his musical prowess on display, but fans might have also noticed that the 'Goodbye in Her Eyes' singer has been looking trimmer and healthier these days.
Jason Aldean Raises Over $500K for Fight Against Breast Cancer in One Night
A Jason Aldean concert packed with over 20,000 fans is reason enough to put the whole room in a celebratory, rowdy mood. A Jason Aldean concert that also raises serious dollars for a good cause? That's an even better reason.