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.
Garth Brooks Prepares to Draw the Curtain on Three-Year Las Vegas Residency
Garth Brooks will take his final bow on the Wynn Las Vegas Encore Theater stage in November. The iconic singer has spent the past three years performing his one-man show there, and has been packing the showroom every night.
Jerrod Niemann Interview: ‘Shinin’ on Me’ Singer Ready to ‘Free the Music’ With Release of…
Jerrod Niemann is releasing a sophomore album, the follow-up to his successful debut, 'Judge Jerrod and the Hung Jury.' The new collection of tunes, 'Free the Music,' shows his growth and maturity as a man, singer and songwriter, but still has a fair share of personality and fun …
Brantley Gilbert and Eric Church Join Forces to Write New Tune Together
It's a natural thing when touring with a hit songwriter that at some point you will collaborate on a new idea. That's exactly what happened when Brantley Gilbert joined Eric Church on his headlining Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour earlier this year.
Kip Moore Raises a Little Cain in Party-Inducing ‘Beer Money’ Video
If there's one thing thing Kip Moore knows all about, it's having a good time. Naturally, in his new 'Beer Money' video, Moore and company do just that.
Keith Urban, ‘For You’ – Lyrics Uncovered
When Keith Urban was approached by the big-wigs behind the epic film, 'Act of Valor,' to create a song for its official motion picture soundtrack, he was honored, but knew he had a big job on his hands to come up with the perfect 'For You' lyrics.
Billy Dean to Release First New Album in Four Years on September 25
Billy Dean fans who have patiently been awaiting new music from the singer won't need to wait much longer. Dean is releasing his first full-length new collection of tunes in the form of a new album, 'A Man of Good Fortune,' out Sept. 25.
Hunter Hayes Gets What He ‘Wanted’ With First No. 1 Single
There is something oh so sweet about experiencing the very first No. 1 single of your career as an artist. This week, the honor goes to Hunter Hayes, who tops the charts with only his second single, 'Wanted.'
Justin Moore ‘Not Concerned’ About Recent Lawsuit Over His Song ‘Backwoods’
Justin Moore is perhaps the most laid back guy in country. His relaxed personality and reasonable outlook on life are proving especially helpful following the news of recent lawsuit, in which a Nashville songwriter sued the singer over his 2009 hit single, 'Backwoods,' claiming that it was…