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.
Little Big Town Announce 2013 Tornado Tour Dates
Little Big Town will kick off a new tour, aptly titled the Tornado Tour, in 2013, beginning in Murray, Ky. on Jan. 31. 'Merry Go Round' singer Kacey Musgraves and 'Let It Rain' himaker David Nail are slated to join the quartet on select dates. The 28-city tour also includes six Canadian shows.
Faith Hill Gets Braces
While the focus was on Faith Hill's dress at the Country Music Awards last week, a closer look at the superstar reveals a new accessory: braces.
Toby Keith Snags Early Win for Music Video of the Year at 2012 CMA Awards
The first 2012 CMA Awards trophies were announced Thursday morning (Nov. 1) during ABC's 'Good Morning America,' and Toby Keith is one of the first winners. His video clip for 'Red Solo Cup' snagged Music Video of the Year honors.
Taylor Swift to Co-Host Grammy Nominations Concert with LL Cool J
Six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift may have just concluded a hectic week of promoting her new album, 'Red,' but she's not slowing down yet. Swift will co-host 'The Grammy Nominations Concert LIVE -- Countdown To Music's Biggest Night' with LL Cool J in December.
Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood + More to Be Highlighted on ‘All Access Nashville’
Katie Couric will get up close and personal with country music's leading ladies this Friday in a special 'All Access Nashville' episode of '20/20.'
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Unload Their $13M New York Apartment
It seems like down-to-earth country couple Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman are coming... well, back down to earth. The duo is reportedly selling their 3,248 sq. ft. New York City duplex, which is located on the top floor of the apartment building.
Jason Aldean to Haters: ‘Buy Somebody Else’s Record’
Jason Aldean doesn't have a problem asking pop-country vocalist and former 'American Idol' winner Kelly Clarkson to sing a duet with him, or performing his hit 'Dirt Road Anthem' with rapper Ludacris, for that matter. The 'Night Train' star is well aware that his musical risks have led to some criticism from country purists, but he has a clear message to those who think he is doing country music a
Taylor Swift Visits ‘Good Morning America,’ Spills How She ‘Explored the Edges’ on ‘Red’
"With this album, I really explored the edges of what I'm allowed to do," Taylor Swift said of her latest album, 'Red,' during an interview on 'Good Morning America' on Monday morning (Oct. 22). The album hit shelves today, though Swift has been using the 'GMA' platform to give glimpses of the album via a series of song previews over the past few weeks, including the title track, 'State
Kelly Clarkson to Duet With Vince Gill on ‘Greatest Hits’ Album
Kelly Clarkson has enjoyed a few hit duets in the country music field already, and soon, she'll add Vince Gill to her roster. The track listing for the first 'American Idol' winner's upcoming album, 'Greatest Hits -- Chapter 1,' has been released, and tucked alongside her pop hits is a sweet duet with Gill titled 'Don't Rush.'
Taylor Swift Releasing Her Own Signature Pair of Red Keds Tennis Shoes
You just might see Taylor Swift sporting a new pair of kicks more often. The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' singer has inked a deal for a multi-year partnership with Keds Footwear, which includes the release of limited edition red tennis shoes.
Rascal Flatts to Head Down Under in 2013
Rascal Flatts have been crisscrossing the United States this year, bringing their Changed Tour to thousands of fans. But soon, Gary LeVox, Joe Don Rooney and Jay DeMarcus will be packing their bags for their first headlining performance in Australia in 2013.
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan Lead Country Nominees at the 2012 American Music Awards
Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan are among the leading country nominees at the upcoming 2012 American Music Awards, which is slated to air live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theater on Nov. 18 on ABC.