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.
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 …
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.
Jason Aldean Nervous for CMA Awards, Hoping to Check Entertainer of the Year Win Off His ‘…
It's hard to believe that there's something out there that Jason Aldean hasn't accomplished in his red-hot career, but he has yet to pick up Entertainer of the Year at an awards show.
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.
Daryle Singletary and Wife Welcome Baby Nora Caroline Two Weeks Early
Daryle Singletary and his wife, Holly, are proud parents once again. On Sunday (Oct. 21), the couple's new baby -- a girl officially named Nora Caroline -- decided she was ready to meet the world, arriving nearly two weeks earlier than expected.
Florida Georgia Line Reveal Release Date for Debut Album, ‘Here’s to the Good Times’
Fans who can't seem to get enough of newcomers Florida Georgia Line should start counting the change in their piggy banks. The duo has just announced that their debut album, 'Here's to the Good Times,' is set to hit stores on December 4.
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.
Carrie Underwood’s ‘Blown Away’ Hits No. 1
Carrie Underwood has a big reason to celebrate this week. The singer has officially landed her 16th No. 1 single this week with her hit song 'Blown Away.' The tune is the second single release from her fourth studio album of the same name.
Jon Jones of Eli Young Band’s Father Passes Away After Long Battle With Cancer
It's been a long and understandably difficult week for Eli Young Band bassist Jon Jones, whose father died last week. Allen Edwin Jones passed away in Ft. Worth, Texas last Monday, Oct. 8, after losing a long battle with lung cancer.