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.
Darius Rucker Explains Rowdy Collaboration With Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean + Charles Kelley
Darius Rucker says he has wanted to record a song called "Straight to Hell" for years, maybe since he first heard it almost 30 years ago. But it took a chance phone call from Charles Kelley to get it done.
Chris Young Updates Fans on Hurricane Harvey Connections, Relief Effort
Chris Young was one of the first country singers to step up after Hurricane Harvey made landfall and he hasn't forgotten about the people of south Texas.
Luke Bryan Imparts ‘Life Lessons’ to His Boys in New Song, ‘Pick It Up’
Luke Bryan is getting set to release a new album, and it features a song titled "Pick It Up" that's all about his relationship with his sons.
Luke Bryan Opens Up About Wife Caroline’s ‘Brett’s Barn’ Project
When Luke Bryan's wife Caroline made her Instagram page public, she also revealed Brett's Barn. Recently the singer expanded on what his wife has in mind with all of the animals she's acquiring.
Chris Janson Looking Forward to ‘Amazing’ Tour With Sam Hunt, Maren Morris
Chris Janson has just released a new single, "Fix a Drink," and as he tells Taste of Country Nights, he's enthusiastic about sharing it with fans live on his upcoming tour with Sam Hunt and Maren Morris.
Garth Brooks’ Favorite Halloween Costume? It’s Obvious!
Garth Brooks admits that he's not the biggest Halloween fan in his family, but there is a costume he pulled off one year that's timeless. For years, the holiday was just a day to celebrate with his daughters.
After His Big ACM Awards Win, Jason Aldean’s Night Got Even Better
Jason Aldean won the Entertainer of the Year award at the 2016 ACMs on April 3, and his good fortune stuck around during the afterparty in Las Vegas.
Cam Spills How She Found Out About Her Grammy Nomination
Cam is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, but she didn't learn the good news in a traditional way, like from a formal letter or a visit to the Grammy website, she tells Taste of Country Nights.
Jennifer Nettles Dishes on New Music to Come in 2016
If 2015 was a year of big changes for Jennifer Nettles, then 2016 will be a year of big debuts. She's got new music coming out in the form of a new album titled Playing With Fire, which she dished about during a visit to the Taste of Country Nights booth before the CMA Awards.
LeAnn Rimes: ‘It’s Been Christmas for Me All Year Long’
LeAnn Rimes is back in the swing of things with a new, full-length Christmas album, Today Is Christmas, released in October.
Granger Smith Spills His Most Embarrassing Halloween Costume
Granger Smith hasn't always been proud of his Halloween costume choices — in fact, one year, he admits he really embarrassed himself. Smith recently came to the ToC Nights Studio and got real with us about that awful costume from his past.
Ronnie Dunn Gives His Opinion on the Direction of Country Music
Ronnie Dunn is a representative of what's now considered classic, traditional country, but that doesn't mean he's not open to change.