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
Can Darius Rucker’s ‘If I Told You’ Break Into the Top 10 Countdown?
There are three new music videos entering the Top 10 Poll this week! Darius Rucker's "If I Told You," Josh Abbott Band's "Amnesia" and Chase Rice's "Everybody We Know Does" are the newest additions to the poll, but will they break the Top 10?
2016 CMA Awards Predictions — Make Yours!
The 2016 CMA Awards are set to take place on Nov. 2, and this year's broadcast is gearing up to be especially exciting, as the ceremony is celebrating 50 years!
Win a Guitar Autographed by Kenny Chesney
You'll probably enjoy Kenny Chesney's new Cosmic Hallelujah album a whole lot more holding one of his autographed electric guitars. The singer is giving eight fans a chance to win during this contest. Enter here for your chance!
Listen to ‘Forever Country’ and Win a Trip to the 2016 CMA Awards!
The 2016 CMA Awards are happening in November, and now you can enter to win a trip to the ceremony in Nashville to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Country's Biggest Night.
Dan + Shay, ‘How Not To’ [Listen]
Dan + Shay fans are going to be Obsessed with the new single from the duo's sophomore album of the same name. "How Not To" is a pure slice of radio ear candy that seems as likely a hit as anything they've yet released.
You Think You Know Zac Brown?
The Zac Brown Band' first album dropped in 2008 but the singer was writing, touring and recording for nearly a decade before that. The roots of those early projects still pop up in today's albums. One phrase comes up so often you almost wonder if he's trying to make a point.
Brantley Gilbert, ‘The Weekend’ [Listen]
Brantley Gilbert is getting his fans ready for a big blowout with his latest single, "The Weekend."
Luke Bryan, ‘Move’ [Listen]
Luke Bryan is back in his most familiar lane with his latest single, "Move."
Home Free Top the Countdown Yet Again With ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling!’ Cover
Home Free are victorious once again! The all-vocal group's "Good Ol' Country Harmony" was retired after our last Countdown only to be replaced by their Justin Timberlake cover.
The Showdown: Trent Harmon vs. Tim McGraw
Trent Harmon is just one Showdown win away from the Hall of Fame, but he'll have to defeat one of the biggest stars in country music if he wants to get there.
The Showdown: Trent Harmon vs. Jamie Lynn Spears
Trent Harmon's mighty voting block seems like it can overwhelm anything or anyone. The same enthusiastic voters who helped him win the final season of American Idol have given him another massive Showdown win, this time against Steven Tyler. He'll go on to face a new challenge from Jamie L…
The Showdown: Trent Harmon vs. Steven Tyler
Trent Harmon has made easy work of the most recent Showdown round. He took nearly 80 percent of the vote, and will now go on to face a challenge from the legendary Steven Tyler today and over the weekend.