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.
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The Showdown: Chris Young vs. Cassadee Pope
Chris Young is a three-time champion on the Taste of Country Showdown, but his new collaboration with Vince Gill is going to need to knock off a new single from his old collaborator to move on to a fourth straight Showdown.
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.
The Showdown: Chris Young vs. Old Dominion
Chris Young has done it again. He's the Showdown champion for another week, and will face a challenge from Old Dominion today and over the weekend.
Top 10 Memorial Day Songs
Country music has the power to help us heal a broken heart and cope with some of life's unfair circumstances. In this list of the Top 10 Memorial Day songs, we spotlight the tender lyrics in songs like 'Some Gave All' that honor those that have given the ultimate sacrifice.
Gary Allan, ‘Do You Wish It Was Me’ [Listen]
Gary Allan's new single "Do You Wish It Was Me?" is hot with desire. The rising ballad from an upcoming album finds the singer doing what’s most comfortable.
The Showdown: Josh Turner vs. Craig Morgan
The latest Showdown is shaping up as a battle between two good old country boys. Josh Turner has scored another big victory with his new single, "Hometown Girl," and he'll face a new challenge from Craig Morgan.
The Showdown: Josh Turner vs. Clare Dunn
Josh Turner scored a big Showdown win this weekend. The country traditionalist began the next chapter of his career with "Hometown Girl," and ToC fans are loving it. Turner topped Joe Nichols "Undone," by a slim margin, setting up a contest between labelmates.
Album Spotlight: Blake Shelton, ‘If I’m Honest’
Blake Shelton is a gifted storyteller, but the best songs on If I’m Honest reveal his own scars.
The Showdown: Joe Nichols vs. Josh Turner
Cole Swindell's winning streak has come "Undone," thanks to the new single from Joe Nichols. Nichols won the most recent Showdown, and will face a challenge from Josh Turner today and over the weekend.
Win a Trip to Get ‘Reckless’ With Martina McBride at CMA Music Fest
Martina McBride's appearance at CMA Music Festival next month will include you if you win this flyaway to Nashville.
Michael Ray, ‘Think a Little Less’ [Listen]
Michael Ray's catchy new love song aims to heat up Friday (or any) night with a dangerous idea that's embraced by two new lovers. "Think a Little Less" finds the singer returning to his romantic ways.