Nicki D. is an Emmy-nominated entertainment host based in Music City. After graduating college, the Nashville-native launched her own web series called NickiDtv, which eventually led to several opportunities and hands-on experience at a variety of media outlets including the leading country music news site Taste of Country, Great American Country, Mix 92.9 FM, ZUUS Country, Nashville entertainment blog FOCUS on the 615, and more. Known for her quirky and creative approach to journalism, she welcomes artists to The Red Towel, her version of The Red Carpet! In addition to hosting, Nicki D. has experience in writing, producing, editing, and radio operations. When she is not making videos or penning articles, you can find her cooking healthy goodies in the kitchen (like protein pancakes), dancing like a goofball, or getting “right and tight” at the gym!
Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley Adds New Member to the Tribe
No, Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley and wife Brittney aren't having a baby, but they did adopt a puppy!
Dierks Bentley Literally Comes a Little Closer to Fans at WE Fest 2015
The evening crowd certainly got close to Dierks Bentley on Day 2 at WE Fest 2015. One lucky fan danced with the "Riser" singer, while another enjoyed shotgunning a beer onstage with the star. Others got high fives or even had the chance to touch his arm when Bentley ran out into the audience during "Come a Little Closer."
Country Jam-Along: Fans Belt Out Tim McGraw Classic
By Day 3 of 2015's Country Jam Colorado, fans throughout the campground were feeling pretty good. Good enough, in fact, that several agreed to shamelessly sing a Tim McGraw song. It's a little thing we like to call Country Jam-Along!
Eli Young Band Warm Up Country Jam Crowd With Drinking, Love + Cover Songs
Who's tired? Not the thousands of fans who stood, sang, danced and clapped for Eli Young Band's Sunday evening (June 21) set at Country Jam 2015. The sun was still out, but the temperature had dropped just a tad from earlier in the day, when it flirted with triple digits. The four-man-band took the stage and quickly got fans pumped up with "Drink You Up," "Revelations" and "10,000 Towns."
Kacey Musgraves Delivers Sparkly, But Chill Performance at Country Jam Colorado
Red carpet? Nah, roll out the cacti and serapes for Kacey Musgraves. The singer — who'll release her album Pageant Material on Tuesday — literally sparkled in the light pink cupcake dress she sported for her Country Jam performance on Saturday (June 20).
Logan Mize Dishes on His Leg Injury … and His Smell … at Taste of Country Festival
Logan Mize admits he loved performing at the third-annual Taste of Country Music Festival, and he explains how he knows early in the set if it's going to be a good day.
LoCash Share the Story of How Tim McGraw’s ‘Truck Yeah’ Came to Fruition
LoCash rocked the stage at the 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival, just one day before their friend Tim McGraw arrived to headline Day 2 of the Hunter Mountain event.
Tracy Lawrence Talks iPod Playlist, Radio Show at Taste of Country Music Festival
Tracy Lawrence spilled the beans about his iPod playlist at the 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival, and there's at least modern artist on there who may surprise fans ...
Sara Evans Proves Tomatoes Are in Season at Taste of Country Festival in 2015
"What a beautiful audience you are!" Sara Evans told to the early evening crowd on Sunday (June 14) as she took the stage on the final day of the 2015 Taste of Country Music Festival.
Keith Urban Debuts New Haircut at 2015 Taste of Country Festival
Keith Urban's haircut went mostly under the radar at the 2015 CMT Music Awards, but at the Taste of Country Music Festival, the star was face-forward with a look that proves he's both with the times and in the moment.
Brett Eldredge on the Wild Way He’ll Celebrate Latest No. 1
Brett Eldredge recently celebrated his third consecutive No. 1 hit "Mean to Me" with a party at one of his favorite Nashville spots, Acme Feed & Seed. Although there had been a few ideas thrown around, the adventurous star revealed the crazy stunt that he will officially attempt to commemorate the song's success ...
Luke Bryan Gets First Look at His Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit
Luke Bryan celebrated a special evening with family and friends at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Wednesday (May 20). The ACM/CMA Entertainer of the Year was smiling ear to ear as he took his first look at the Luke Bryan: Dirt Road Diary exhibit.