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.
Josh Thompson Inks New Record Deal With Show-Dog Universal
Like his hit song states, Josh Thompson didn't stay "lonely long." The singer has been added to the roster of Toby Keith's Show-Dog Universal label, as announced by his team last week.
Jason Aldean’s ‘Take a Little Ride’ Tops Country Singles Chart
Jason Aldean is starting off the week back at the top slot on the country singles chart with his latest hit, 'Take a Little Ride.' The tune takes over the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts, leaping from No. 3 where it was positioned last week.
Thomas Rhett Getting Married in October
The clock is ticking on Thomas Rhett's bachelorhood. The 'Something to Do With My Hands' singer reveals exclusively to Taste of Country that he will tie the knot with fiancee Lauren Gregory in October.
Trisha Yearwood’s ‘Southern Kitchen’ Returns to Food Network October 20
Trisha Yearwood's hit cooking series, 'Southern Kitchen,' will make its next premiere on the Food Network in October, returning for a second straight season after a successful first run.
Jason Aldean Is Billboard Magazine’s Newest Cover Boy
Without a shadow of a doubt, the month of October will be considered the month of Jason Aldean. The singer's highly anticipated fifth studio album, 'Night Train,' is set to hit stores on the 16th, and the album's lead single, 'Take a Little Ride,' is approaching the top…
Lee Brice’s ‘Hard to Love’ Is Certified Gold
Lee Brice's streak of success is not showing any signs of slowing, and he is now celebrating a little more. His latest single and the title track to his current album, 'Hard to Love,' has been certified gold for digital downloads exceeding 500,000 copies sold.
Hunter Hayes Gets What He ‘Wanted’ With First No. 1 Single
There is something oh so sweet about experiencing the very first No. 1 single of your career as an artist. This week, the honor goes to Hunter Hayes, who tops the charts with only his second single, 'Wanted.'
Little Big Town Still Rockin’ at No. 1 With ‘Pontoon’
It's been dubbed the "summertime song," and since there is still a bit of summer left, it's only fitting that Little Big Town continue to hold down the No. 1 position on the country singles chart with their smash, 'Pontoon.'
Glen Campbell Looks Back at His Career in Emotional ‘A Better Place’ Video
As a finishing touch to his Farewell Tour, which has been criss-crossing the country over the past few months, Glen Campbell has released a tear-jerking new music video for 'A Better Place,' which will put a lump in the viewer's throat from the first bar of the song.
Josh Thompson Shaken Up Following Tour Bus Accident
Josh Thompson and his entourage are a bit shaken up following a startling bus accident on Sunday morning (Sept. 9).
Carrie Underwood Avoids Reading About Herself Online
Chances are, if you're Carrie Underwood, you're not reading this. Underwood is no stranger to the being a centerpiece for media headlines -- but she shies away from reading what's inside the articles, and never, ever searches her name online.
Little Big Town Score First Career No. 1 With ‘Pontoon’
After a decade and then some of trying to achieve the greatest accomplishment of all, country foursome Little Big Town have finally done so this week. Their current single, 'Pontoon,' tops both the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck country singles chart.