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
Toby Keith, ‘A Few More Cowboys’ [Listen]
Toby Keith is returning to more topical fare with his latest song, "A Few More Cowboys," and his fans will all be better off for it.
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.
Darius Rucker, ‘If I Told You’ [Listen]
Darius Rucker adopts a spoken-word style for the verses of "If I Told You." It's a change of pace that instantly turns heads toward the speakers, but within 60 seconds he's again proving he's the most passionate vocalist in country music.
Trent Harmon, ‘There’s a Girl’ [Listen]
Trent Harmon pulls back vocally to let the lyrics of his new single "There’s a Girl" shine.
Undying Love: See Pictures of Country Music’s Most Adorable Couples
Love is in the air!
Steven Tyler, ‘We’re All Somebody From Somewhere’ [Listen]
The title song of Steven Tyler's first solo album, We're All Somebody From Somewhere, probably isn't quite what fans are expecting from the rock legend.
Dustin Lynch, ‘Seein’ Red’ [Listen]
Dustin Lynch is taking a decidedly more progressive direction with his new single, "Seein' Red," which takes his sound well beyond what he's offered fans in the past.
Cassadee Pope, ‘Summer’ [Listen]
Cassadee Pope’s nostalgic love song “Summer” finds the singer a bit misty-eyed in remembering a one-time flame. It’s the phrasing during her chorus and throw-back references that allow this song to stand out, however.
Taylor Swift Photographed Kissing Actor Tom Hiddleston
It looks like Taylor Swift might be back on the dating scene again, just weeks after splitting with her longtime boyfriend. The country-turned-pop superstar has been photographed kissing actor Tom Hiddleston.
Eli Young Band, ‘Saltwater Gospel’ [Listen]
Eli Young Band’s "Saltwater Gospel" is all about finding inner-peace away from the pulpit. The group’s first new single in a year is lighter than most of what they’ve released to date. Like rays from the sun, the song’s message soaks in deep.
Cassadee Pope and Drew Baldridge Break This Week’s ToC Top 10
Sorry we're running late, but we've got changes! The Taste of Country Top 10 Video Countdown had a little bit of a shift this week.
Blake Shelton, ‘She’s Got a Way With Words’ [Listen]
If recorded by nearly any other artist, Blake Shelton's "She’s Got a Way With Words" would be a fairly milquetoast ballad about an ex-lover. But that it’s on If I’m Honest and not another album from 2016 makes it one of the more compelling songs of the year.