Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites! Listen to highlights on iTunes or your Android device.
Kacey Musgraves Embraces the Sad Parts of Christmas
Kacey Musgraves says she and frequent collaborator Shane McAnally agreed they needed a sad song for her new Christmas album, so they set out to write one that would draw tears. It worked!
Garth Brooks’ Favorite Halloween Costume? It’s Obvious!
Garth Brooks admits that he's not the biggest Halloween fan in his family, but there is a costume he pulled off one year that's timeless. For years, the holiday was just a day to celebrate with his daughters.
Tara Thompson to Co-Host CMA Awards Red Carpet Broadcast
Tara Thompson is extra busy these days. She's putting the finishing touches on her album, and she's getting ready to host the CMA Awards red carpet broadcast with Taste of Country Nights. She stopped by the studio to chat about what's to come.
Rascal Flatts Joke About Getting to Know the Untouchable Kelsea Ballerini on Tour
Rascal Flatts will be busy this summer. The trio are out on the road for their Rhythm and Roots Tour with Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Lane. They say it'll be a "great summer" — well, as long as they actually get to know their tourmates.
Brandy Clark Shares Story Behind ‘Daughter’
"Daughter" is a signature song on Brandy Clark's Big Day In a Small Town album. The uptempo country cut is a sassy retort to a man who mistreats women.
Martina McBride Opens Up About Her 50th Birthday Plans
Martina McBride turns 50 on July 29. The talented beauty stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio and told us where she'll be on the big day, and why she's happy to be there.
Brad Paisley Explains How Demi Lovato Was Chosen for ‘Without a Fight’
Brad Paisley released his duet with Demi Lovato on Friday morning. "Without a Fight" is a guitar-fueled country song about the very real fights couples have.
Jason Aldean Reveals Wife Brittany’s Favorite Songs on Next Album
Jason Aldean introduced his upcoming seventh studio album with a country-rocker that he admits was a last-minute add-on. He also says his wife isn't a big fan of the rockers.
After His Big ACM Awards Win, Jason Aldean’s Night Got Even Better
Jason Aldean won the Entertainer of the Year award at the 2016 ACMs on April 3, and his good fortune stuck around during the afterparty in Las Vegas.
Clare Dunn Dishes on ‘Dream Guy’ She Sings About in ‘Tuxedo’
Clare Dunn is getting fancy in her newest song, "Tuxedo," and the talented singer and guitar player stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about the single. It turns out, it's not about a tuxedo at all but that one man all women dream of.
Brooke Eden Gushes Over ‘Crazy as Me’ Duet With Granger Smith
Brooke Eden is currently promoting her song "Daddy's Money," but she's also been working with other artists. Granger Smith asked the vocalist to join him for a tune on his new Remington album, and when Eden stopped by Taste of Country Nights, she couldn't help but rave about…
Granger Smith Talks About the ‘Creepy’ Way He Met His Wife
Granger Smith is a happily married man today, but he admits he was kind of a "creep" in approaching his now-wife about getting together. During a chat with Taste of Country Nights, Smith reveals that he first contacted Amber via Facebook...