Jessica Nicholson's passion for country, bluegrass and Christian music led her to Nashville in 2002. In 2006, she graduated from Belmont University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in music business (with a minor in writing), and began her career as a public relations and marketing coordinator at Resonate Records. She has written for Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Magazine, countrystandardtime.com and worked as a staff writer for Country Weekly Magazine for nearly three years. She currently resides in Nashville.
Luke Bryan to Have a Relaxing ‘Off Season’ With Family
Luke Bryan's red-hot career has kept him plenty busy this year, but the hardworking singer still has plans to get his hands dirty during the upcoming holiday break. He and wife Caroline are building a family farm.
Little Big Town Cancel Concerts Following Death in the Family
Little Big Town announced on Monday (Nov. 26) that they have been forced to reschedule two upcoming concerts in Riverside, Calif. and Los Angeles after a sudden death in their immediate family. The group broke the news to fans via their official Facebook page.
Garth Brooks’ ‘Sevens’ Turns 15
In 1997, Garth Brooks and his team were out to remind fans that this singer-songwriter was still a bona fide superstar. After album sales for his previous release (1995's 'Fresh Horses,' which sold an incredibly respectable 3 million copies) failed to reach the same sales heights as his previous albums ('No Fences' sold over 10 million copies), the team employed a top-notch marketing campaign for
Family Tops Jason Aldean’s List of Dream Dinner Guests
We've all likely been asked this question at some point: If you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be? While many would enthusiastically rattle off a list of favorite musicians, actors, athletes or religious figures, family tops Jason Aldean's list.
Are Taylor Swift and Harry Styles of One Direction Dating?
Taylor Swift's romance with Conor Kennedy has reportedly ended -- but is it possible that she is already moving on? Rumors of a relationship with Harry Styles of British boyband One Direction are swirling, and at least some of the claims about a potential fling are credible.
Jason Aldean to Headline Milwaukee Summerfest 2013
Jason Aldean is already preparing to heat up the summer of 2013 with a headlining performance at Milwaukee's Marcus Amphitheater as part of the much-anticipated 2013 Summerfest event.
Martina McBride to Perform During CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade
Martina McBride is slated to perform as part of CBS' 52nd annual Thanksgiving Day Parade celebration. Portions of the parade will be featured in the 86th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In addition to the performance from McBride, the Broadway casts of 'Once' and the musical 'Newsies' will perform, according to wnypapers.com.
Little Big Town Nearly Cause Trouble for Russell Simmons
The members of Little Big Town aren't exactly known to be troublemakers, but the quartet's Kimberly Schlapman almost got hip-hop business magnate Russell Simmons into a little hot water with his wife!
Martina McBride’s Fans Raise Over $25K for Cancer Research
It's no secret that the right song can inspire healing and action, and Martina McBride's recent ballad 'I'm Gonna Love You Through It' is a prime example. The powerful and emotional song -- which describes one woman's journey through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment -- inspired McBride's fans to raise over $25,000 for cancer research.
Blake Shelton, Christina Aguilera ‘Just a Fool’ Duet Hits the Web
'The Voice' judge and pop star Christina Aguilera recently previewed tracks from her latest album, 'Lotus,' including a soaring, passionate ballad titled 'Just a Fool' with fellow reality show coach Blake Shelton.
Zac Brown Goes on a Raw Food Diet
During his two performances at the CMAs last week, Zac Brown Band frontman Zac Brown put his musical prowess on display, but fans might have also noticed that the 'Goodbye in Her Eyes' singer has been looking trimmer and healthier these days.
Brantley Gilbert Talks Songwriting, Collaborating With Girlfriend Jana Kramer
Life is good for Brantley Gilbert. At the CMA Songwriters Series in Nashville last week (Oct. 31), Gilbert showed off his vocal and songwriting prowess alongside a stellar lineup of fellow hit songwriters, including Sugarland's Kristian Bush, Bob DiPiero ('Southern Voice,' 'Blue Clear Sky') and Brett James ('Cowboy Cassanova,' 'Blessed').