Christina Vinson is a freelance writer based in Nashville, Tenn. After graduating from Cornerstone University, she left the idyllic shores of West Michigan and headed south alongside her husband, a musician. She writes for a variety of publications across the state and country, with work ranging from full-length magazine features to SEO-rich blog posts. When she's not typing away at the computer, you can find Vinson at the library with a stack of books, in the kitchen baking cinnamon rolls or drinking coffee at a local coffee shop.
Willie Nelson’s ‘Band of Brothers’ Album Makes Huge Chart Debut
Willie Nelson is showing everyone that even at 81, he's still utterly capable of making big things happen in country music -- like notching No. 1 albums. The legend's new record, 'Band of Brothers,' just debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country chart.
Miranda Lambert Closes Out Ladies Home Journal as Final Cover Girl
Ladies Home Journal opted to go country for their final issue, with superstar Miranda Lambert appearing on the cover of the July/August 2014 issue.
Dierks Bentley Admits It’s ‘Not Safe’ for Him to Handle Three Kids Alone
Dierks Bentley is the proud papa of three adorable kids -- he and wife Cassidy have officially been outnumbered since the birth of their son Knox this past fall. Two, sure, that the singer could handle -- but three? Bentley knows his limits and admits that watching all three tots solo is just ... no…
Kenny Chesney and Jake Owen Headed to Broadway … Sort Of
There's a first time for everything, and that includes modern country music hits on Broadway -- more specifically, songs made famous by Kenny Chesney and Jake Owen.
Willie Nelson on Legalization of Pot: ‘The Future Looks Good’
Willie Nelson has long been in support of the legalization of marijuana, explaining that it makes him feel more relaxed and even provides health benefits. The singer is optimistic about the drug becoming legal, recently noting that "the future looks good."
Taylor Swift’s Ridiculously Cute Kitten Sleeps Like a Champ [Watch]
Taylor Swift's new kitten Olivia Benson is pretty much the most adorable thing happening on the internet these days. She's tiny and fluffy and awesome, and when she sleeps, she really conks out.
Brantley Gilbert Shares the Story Behind His ’68 Cougar
Brantley Gilbert was the proud owner of a 1968 Mercury Cougar ... until he needed money to keep his band on the road. He tells Taste of Country how the sale went down -- and how he got his precious car back (Hint: Jana Kramer was involved).
Brantley Gilbert Goes Home to Prove New Album Is ‘Just as I Am’
Taste of Country followed Brantley Gilbert home to Maysville, Ga. to get UpClose with the singer, and it was there that he proved that his new album 'Just as I Am' is purely Gilbert ... just the way he is.
Randy Travis Reportedly Unable to Speak After Stroke
Reports have been mixed about Randy Travis's recovery after he suffered a stroke last summer. Recent reports say that the singer is no longer able to speak.
Grand Ole Opry Star Jimmy C. Newman Dead at 86
Grand Ole Opry mainstay Jimmy C. Newman died on Saturday (June 21) in Nashville after a brief battle with cancer. He was 86.
Taylor Swift Gets a New Kitten, Names Her After Favorite Show
Taylor Swift has a new love in her life, but it's not a boy this time...
Did Miranda Lambert Get in a Bar Fight With Nickelback Frontman Chad Kroeger?
Miranda Lambert isn't a woman you want to disrespect, which is something the frontman of a certain Canadian rock band may have learned the hard way.
Scotty McCreery to Pay Former Manager Following Legal Dispute
Order in the court! 'American Idol' winner Scotty McCreery has been in a long and consuming legal dispute with his former manager, Todd Cassetty, but a jury ruled Wednesday (June 18) that the 'See You Tonight' hitmaker must pay up.