Sam Alex has worked for country stations across the nation and never misses his favorite acts when they come to town. He's been on red carpets for many different awards shows and interviewed some of your favorite celebrities, like Will Ferrell and Taylor Swift. Originally from Chicago, Sam now lives in Nashville, where he hosts the Taste of Country Nights radio show, a syndicated night show which airs on more than 75 stations nationwide. If you ever see him on lower Broadway, get him a pina colada and some BBQ chicken pizza ... they're his favorites! Listen to highlights on iTunes or your Android device.
Kenny Rogers Hopes to Bring the Spirit of Christmas This Season
Kenny Rogers is releasing his first Christmas album in 17 years, and he took some time to stop by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about the record.
Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Shares How He’ll Spend His ‘Break’
Lady Antebellum are planning a few months off, and Dave Haywood says he's looking forward to relaxing ... and getting back to work. Sure, it seems like the two ideas conflict each other, but when you hear him explain what he's got planned, it all makes sense.
Dustin Lynch May Cry if ‘Hell of a Night’ Hits No. 1, and He’s Not Too Shy to Admit It
Dustin Lynch is a tough country man, but he's not too tough to admit that he cries. The singer stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about his new single, "Hell of a Night," opening up about the possibility of it topping the charts and what that might do to him.
Luke Bryan on Celebrating No. 1 Hits and What Could Be Next From ‘Kill the Lights’
Luke Bryan's Kill The Lights hit shelves less than a week ago on Aug. 7, but it's already earned the singer another No. 1 hit.
Luke Bryan Reveals His Wife’s Saucy Birthday Tradition
Luke Bryan will celebrate his birthday in St. Louis on Friday (July 17). His Kick the Dust Up tour will be packing the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre for a second straight night, but that doesn't mean he'll be without family on his special day. Wife Caroline will be there, and if tradi…
Confident or Cocky? Jake Owen Insists ‘I Don’t Ever Lose at Anything’
Jake Owen spits out No. 1 songs like dip, wins awards like parting gifts and opens huge tours like he's brushing his mane. He's also one of the sexiest men in country music, and he makes that look easy, too. If it seems like all this star does is win (have you seen his wife and daughter?!)…
Carrie Underwood Says Song About Baby Isaiah Likely to Make New Album
Carrie Underwood says she was trying to avoid that cheesy Mommy-moment on her upcoming studio album, but she couldn’t help it. The singer tells Taste of Country Nights radio show that she’s written a song about 3-month-old Isaiah, and she’s wanting to share it.
Taste of Country Fest Performer Easton Corbin ‘About to Get Real’ With New Album
Easton Corbin's upcoming album, "About to Get Real," is about to drop, and the singer is excited about sharing it with fans, as tells Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex.
Austin Webb’s ‘All Country on You’ Is a True Story for Him
Austin Webb's current single, "All Country on You," isn't your run-of-the-mill, traditional country song. It's a male take on a female concept, and it wasn't easy to pull off. But in a chat with Taste of Country Nights' Sam Alex, Webb explains how he did it.
Corey Smith Talks New Album, Brantley Gilbert’s Early Days
Corey Smith is from the same Georgia town as Brantley Gilbert, and the two have a history together. Now that Smith is preparing to release a new album, the singer stopped by the ToC Nights studio to chat with Sam Alex about both.
Jana Kramer Opens Up About the Guy Who Inspired ‘I Got the Boy’
Jana Kramer's "I Got the Boy" is a song about seeing a past lover move on. The singer chatted with Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex about the boy who inspired the tune.
Chris Janson Looks Back on His Long, Awkward Road to Success
When Chris Janson’s new song “Buy Me a Boat” blew up on iTunes last month, it was a highlight at the end of a long, long journey for the native Missourian. “I’m a 10th year senior this year,” he says, joking around with Taste of Country Nights about how long he&ap…
Kip Moore Warns Dierks Bentley to ‘Stop the Pranks’
Kip Moore and Dierks Bentley haven't gone on tour together yet, but they've already engaged in an epic prank war! Moore chatted with Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex about their pranks so far.
Hunter Hayes Talks Lady Antebellum Tour and What He Thinks of Sam Hunt
Hunter Hayes is no newbie, but he's still anxious — and excited — as he gears up for a big opening spot on the Lady Antebellum Wheels Up tour.