Alanna Conaway’s love for music began at an early age, but it wasn’t until her mother began freelancing for country music magazines that she was thrown in the midst of her future career. At age 11, Conaway received praise from Billy Ray Cyrus after seeing her work as an amateur photographer, encouraging her to follow in her mother's footsteps. She then started freelancing for multiple publications as a photographer, before she began dabbling with writing. By the early 2000s, she was an published journalist for many music magazines on the market. At 29, she has established herself as a well-respected writer in the field of music entertainment and has built strong friendships along the way. Conaway currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. where she freelances full-time for Taste of Country, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, LoudWire, Guy Speed, Country Weekly and Full Access Magazine.
Taylor Swift, ‘Begin Again’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Much like the rest of her songs, Taylor Swift's 'Begin Again' lyrics all come from a special place in the singer-songwriter's heart.
Luke Bryan Lands at No. 1 With ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’
Luke Bryan is back at the top of the country singles chart. The singer's latest hit, 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye,' comes in at No. 1 on the Mediabase / Country Aircheck this week, while last week's chart-topper -- Lee Brice's 'Hard to Love' -- remains at the t…
Chris Young, ‘I Can Take It From There’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Chris Young's 'I Can Take It From There' lyrics fit the singer's sound and style to a tee. That's exactly what songwriter Ben Hayslip was hoping for when he began to outline the song, which he finished with Young and Rhett Akins.
LoCash Cowboys’ Chris Lucas Gets New Tattoo to Celebrate Tim McGraw’s Gold-Selling Hit ‘Tr…
Chris Lucas of the LoCash Cowboys is sporting some new ink this week after a trip to the tattoo parlor. The hit country songwriter went under the needle in order to celebrate the success of the gold-selling Tim McGraw single 'Truck Yeah,' which he helped write.
Lee Brice Scores Back-to-Back No. 1 Hits With ‘Hard to Love’
What's sweeter than scoring your first No. 1 song? How about having the follow-up single also top the charts? If that's sweet, then Lee Brice is feeling cavities. 'Hard to Love,' the second single from Brice's sophomore album of the same name, has been in a steady climb to t…
Darius Rucker Announces ‘True Believers’ Album Track Listing, Release Date
Darius Rucker has been teasing fans long enough with tidbits of what to expect on his highly-anticipated third studio album. The wait is almost over. Rucker has announced that the album, 'True Believers,' will hit stores on January 22. The 12-track album was produced by Rucker's …
Josh Turner, ‘Find Me a Baby’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Some country singers can sing the phone book and make it sound good, but when Josh Turner sings the 'Find Me a Baby' lyrics -- his brand new single -- it pulls on the heartstrings of the listener like no other. Turner penned the tune with his long-time record producer, Frank Rogers, when t…
Eric Church, Darius Rucker + More Share Their Plans for Halloween 2012
This Wednesday -- October 31 -- we celebrate the Halloween holiday nationwide. And some of country's hottest stars are especially excited for the day, as they'll get to relive their own childhoods through the eyes of their children.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Blown Away’ Tops Country Singles Chart for a Second Week
Carrie Underwood knows how to release a song that will literally dominate the country charts, and she has done it again this week. Her latest chart-topper, 'Blown Away,' locks in the top slot on both the Billboard and Mediabase / Country Aircheck charts for the second consecutive week.
Jason Aldean ‘Excited to Move on to the Next Chapter’ With 2013 Night Train Tour
Jason Aldean's new year will consist of his first-ever stadium tour. The 2013 Night Train Tour will feature a new set of opening acts scattered dates -- including Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen, Kelly Clarkson, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett -- and will pick up where his My Kinda Party Tour left off.
Darius Rucker, ‘True Believers’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Darius Rucker's 'True Believers' lyrics, like many great country songs, hit close to home. The new Opry addition penned the song with hit songwriter Josh Kear, and it's the first single from his forthcoming third studio album, slated for release in January.
Lady Antebellum Hold Screening of Forthcoming ‘Own the Night World Tour’ Concert Documenta…
When you're one of music's most successful groups, touring the world and selling millions of records, the next logical step is hitting the big screen, which is what Lady Antebellum is planning to do with the upcoming release of their 'Own the Night World Tour' documentary.
Trailer Choir’s Big Vinny Ties the Knot
October has been a big month for country weddings, and the latest singer to walk down the aisle is former Trailer Choir member Big Vinny (real name Vincent Hickerson). Hickerson and his girlfriend of three years, Lori Diaz, married last Thursday (Oct. 11).
Luke Bryan, ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Luke Bryan knows how to deliver a song with passion. Just look at the 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye' lyrics. Bryan helped pen the sexy single with his record producer, Jeff Stevens, and hit songwriter, Shane McAnally.