Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
Jason Aldean (Featuring Eric Church and Luke Bryan), ‘The Only Way I Know’ – Lyrics Uncove…
When you've written many hits, it's easy to forget where some ideas came from, just as David Lee Murphy did with 'The Only Way I Know' lyrics -- the latest single from Jason Aldean -- which he co-wrote with Ben Hayslip.
Country Stars Share Their Best Halloween Memories
Today, people of all ages are gearing up for the spooky holiday known as Halloween. While some may choose a funny or silly approach, others like to go for the fear factor when picking out their costume.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Blown Away’ Tops Country Singles Chart for a Second Week
Carrie Underwood knows how to release a song that will literally dominate the country charts, and she has done it again this week. Her latest chart-topper, 'Blown Away,' locks in the top slot on both the Billboard and Mediabase / Country Aircheck charts for the second consecutive week.
Jason Aldean ‘Excited to Move on to the Next Chapter’ With 2013 Night Train Tour
Jason Aldean's new year will consist of his first-ever stadium tour. The 2013 Night Train Tour will feature a new set of opening acts scattered dates -- including Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett -- and will pick up where his My Kinda Party Tour left off.
Florida Georgia Line Reveal Release Date for Debut Album, ‘Here’s to the Good Times’
Fans who can't seem to get enough of newcomers Florida Georgia Line should start counting the change in their piggy banks. The duo has just announced that their debut album, 'Here's to the Good Times,' is set to hit stores on December 4.
Tim McGraw’s ‘Truck Yeah’ Goes Gold
Tim McGraw is basking in the joy of scoring yet another gold-selling single with his latest hit, 'Truck Yeah.' The song has exceeded 500,000 digital downloads sold. The amped-up tune is the first release from McGraw's highly-anticipated debut album on Big Machine Records, the one he h…
Dierks Bentley Ignores Severe Weather Warnings to Make Good on Performance for Dedicated F…
Dierks Bentley didn't let down his fans who drove and flew from cities and states away to be part of his annual Miles and Music for Kids charity event in Nashville on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 14). After pulling the plug on the motorcycle ride and the outdoor concert due to severe weather warnings…
Jon Jones of Eli Young Band’s Father Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer
It's been a long and understandably difficult week for Eli Young Band bassist Jon Jones, whose father died last week. Allen Edwin Jones passed away in Ft. Worth, Texas last Monday, Oct. 8, after losing a long battle with lung cancer.
David Nail Giving His Music to Lift Spirits of Troops Overseas
David Nail is the latest country artist putting his big heart to good use, as he has partnered with Operation Gratitude on its new program, Tunes for Troops.
George Strait 2013 Final Tour Tickets on Sale This Week
Fans who are still at a loss for words about George Strait announcing his final tour have a bit of good news to cheer them up this week. Tickets for the 2013 portion of the Cowboy Rides Away Tour will go on sale Friday (Oct. 12).
Justin Moore Interview: Hitmaker Spills on Life at Home With Two Daughters and Trying His …
Justin Moore has a standing position as one of country music's most-loved crooners, which is partially in thanks to his charming personality, but mostly due to the fact that he dishes out the kind of country music that people seem to gravitate toward. After a wild ride over the past couple of years …
Brad Paisley, ‘Southern Comfort Zone’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Brad Paisley -- simply put -- is a musical genius, especially when it comes to creating lyrics to some of his biggest hits. Paisley's 'Southern Comfort Zone' lyrics are no exception. The singer took his time penning the tune with two of his best songwriting pals, Kelley Lovelace and C…