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 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.
Blake Shelton Mulling Over What to Get Miranda Lambert for Christmas
What do you get for the girl who has everything? That's Blake Shelton's dilemma when it comes to figuring out what to get wife Miranda Lambert for Christmas.
Carson Daly and Cee Lo Green Would Love to See Blake Shelton Have a Baby
Blake Shelton and wife Miranda Lambert have been open about waiting on having children, but according to his co-stars on 'The Voice,' it seems like Shelton already has some necessary fatherhood skills down.
Charlie Daniels Pens an Open Letter to President Obama
After President Obama's election to a second term of presidency on November 6, several country artists shared their feelings (both serious and humorous) regarding the election. Now, outspoken entertainer Charlie Daniels has added his opinions into the mix.
Trace Adkins to Join Pop Stars for Annual ‘Christmas in Rockefeller’ TV Special
Trace Adkins will help usher in the Christmas season as part of the 15th annual 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' television special, which will also feature performances from artists Mariah Carey, Cee Lo Green, Victoria Justice, Chris Mann and Rod Stewart, among others.
Brad Paisley Gave Taylor Swift Her Worst Nickname Ever
Taylor Swift has plenty of nicknames (like T-Swizzle, Swifty, Tay Tay and T-Swift, just to name a few). And while the pop-country superstar doesn't seem to mind most of the endearing terms that her fans and friends create for her, one nickname -- which was given by none other than former tourma…
Tim McGraw Surprises Soldiers to Say Thanks During Nashville Luncheon
Tim McGraw surprised 30 soldiers and their families during a Veteran's Day appreciation luncheon at Outback Steakhouse in Brentwood, Tenn. on Thursday. The singer gave out handshakes, words of encouragement and thank yous to the men and women for their service.
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 tre…
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.
Luke Bryan Defends Buddy Jason Aldean Following Tabloid Hoopla
The dust seems have settled on the recent incident involving Jason Aldean. In September, the 'Take a Little Ride' singer was photographed kissing former 'American Idol' contestant Brittany Kerr in a Los Angeles bar. Aldean has since apologized, acknowledging that he &quo…
Toby Keith’s Son, Stelen Keith Covel, Makes Youth All-American Bowl
Toby Keith sure has something to be proud of. The singer's 15-year-old son, Stelen Keith Covel, was recently named to the 2013 Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl.
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 …
Carrie Underwood Confirmed to Perform at American Music Awards
After the 'Blown Away' singer herself recently hinted at a possible appearance at the upcoming American Music Awards, Dick Clark Productions has confirmed that Carrie Underwood will be performing at the awards show on November 18.