Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
The Future of Country Cares: Randy Owen + the Artists Who Will Carry on His St. Jude Legac…
Randy Owen knows he won't always be around to helm Country Cares. He also knows, better than anyone, what a big ask it is of an artist to assume that responsibility.
Country Cares Today: Artists, Former St. Jude Kids Share Stories, Champion the Cause
First-time and returning artists flocked to Memphis, Tenn., in January for the 30th anniversary of Country Cares, and former St. Jude patients shared their stories.
30 Years of Country Cares: How Randy Owen’s Dream of Hope and Partnership With St. Jude Ca…
Owen wanted to launch a campaign to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and he hoped that the country music industry would join him in rallying behind the cause. Did they ever.
Randy Travis Will ‘Share the History That Made Me Who I Am’ in New Memoir
'Forever and Ever Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith and Braving the Storms of Life' will chronicle Travis' iconic life and country career.
Dierks Bentley Is Actually Working on Two New TV Shows
Y'all think these shows would be binge-worthy?
Eric Paslay and Wife Natalie Welcome Baby Girl
The story behind Baby Paslay's name is SO sweet.
Carly Pearce Is Going Home to Florida With Michael Ray for Christmas
They may have crazy schedules to juggle, but this country couple will be spending the holiday together.
Luke Bryan Found a New Audience With ‘American Idol’ Judging Gig
"I think the people at home can tell that we really are in there for the good of these kids ..."
Story Behind the Song: Old Dominion, ‘Written in the Sand’
"We try to keep it conversational and keep it as real as we can."
Florida Georgia Line Say Forthcoming Duet With Jason Aldean Is ‘a Big Ol’ Smash’
"There was definitely magic in the room ..."
Sisters in Song: Country Women Fight Bias With Friendship, Fans’ Support
"When one of us succeeds, all of us succeed."
Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini See Their CMA Fest Hosting Skills Improving Year After Y…
Rhett and Ballerini explains why they are excited to host the 2018 CMA Fest TV special for the second year in a row, and share their favorite memories of the festival.
Eric Church Says He Hasn’t Voted Since 2008, Is ‘Conflicted’ on Donald Trump’s Presidency …
In a new interview, Church explains why he hasn't voted since 2008 and shares what he likes -- and doesn't like -- about the Trump administration.