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
Too Hot to Handle: See How Country Singers Live Up the Summer!
It's summertime, and the living's easy ... especially when you have a day off from tour. June, July and August mean temperatures are high, the fireflies are out and the water is perfect for a dip.
The Showdown: Trent Harmon vs. Dustin Lynch
In a surprise upset, Trent Harmon has claimed victory over Keith Urban in the Showdown. The American Idol champ will face a challenge from Dustin Lynch today and Thursday.
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.
The Showdown: Thompson Square vs. Keith Urban
Congratulations to Gary Allan, who has won his way into the Hall of Fame with his latest single, "Do You Wish It Was Me." Today and over the weekend we'll feature a new face-off between Thompson Square and Keith Urban.
The Showdown: Gary Allan vs. Maren Morris
Gary Allan is shooting for all the marbles in a new round of the Showdown, but he'll have to overcome a very tough challenge from Maren Morris.
Will Brad Paisley and Demi Lovato’s Duet Put Up a Fight for the ToC Top 10?
There are a couple of new videos in town! Brad Paisley and Demi Lovato's duet "Without a Fight" may actually put up a fight to try and land on the ToC Top 10 Video Countdown. Do they have what it takes?
Thompson Square, ‘You Make It Look So Good’ [Listen]
Thompson Square delve deep into their personal lives with their latest single, "You Make It Look So Good," in a way that really connects with listeners.
You Think You Know Blake Shelton?
Blake Shelton's journey to superstardom was long and arduous. The singer and 'The Voice' coach's career didn't really begin to take off until he made one very, very difficult decision. Learn all about Shelton's rise to fame and find out why he once quit singing in this …
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.
Easton Corbin, ‘Are You With Me’ [Listen]
Easton Corbin's new single has already been a pop hit all over the world, but he's returned "Are You With Me" to its original roots to finally release it to country radio.
The Showdown: Gary Allan vs. Thomas Rhett
Gary Allan is the champion once again in the Taste of Country Showdown, but he's up against a really tough challenge from Thomas Rhett today and Thursday.
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.