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.
Trace Adkins Says Christmas Show Is ‘the Most Beautiful Project I’ve Ever Been a Part Of’
Trace Adkins has just launched his Christmas tour, and he stopped by Taste of Country Nights to talk about the uniquely intimate concert experience.
Brantley Gilbert Tricked His Wife-to-Be Before Proposing
Brantley Gilbert played quite a trick on his girlfriend before surprising her with a ring earlier this fall. The singer shared the details behind his engagement, including who else was there and what song he sang for his bride-to-be.
The Swon Brothers Recall Their Most Unusual Halloween Costumes
When it comes to Halloween costumes, the Swon Brothers' Colton has the most vivid memories, although his brother Zach recalls a look that could have been a mid-'90s costume, but unfortunately wasn't.
Little Big Town Reveal Secret Behind ‘Day Drinking’ Whistle
Talk about making lemonade from lemons! Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild couldn't sing one afternoon, but instead of calling it a day she created one of the most memorable moments from 'Day Drinking,' the group's hit song from the just-released 'Pain Killer' album…
Jason Aldean Talks ‘Old Boots,’ Obsessing Over Songs and More [Listen]
Jason Aldean's exciting 'Old Boots, New Dirt' album impacted Tuesday (Oct. 7), and the 'Burnin' It Down' hitmaker couldn't wait to chat about it. He stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to dish on the release, how it came to fruition and why he's a se…
Joe Nichols Tells the Story of Getting Fired From His DJ Gig
Joe Nichols stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat with host Sam Alex about baseball, his new baby and getting fired from his late-night Djing gig.
Country Artists Share What They MUST Have While on the Road [Watch]
Country artists are on the road a lot! While touring, many artists just want to make their tour bus or time on the road feel like home, and they do that by bringing a few special things with them.
Brantley Gilbert Recalls His Rowdy High School Days
The quote beneath Brantley Gilbert's yearbook picture reads "Hey Andy!" Maybe these aren't the words most high school seniors want to leave as their legacy, but the expression says a lot about who the 'Small Town Throwdown' singer is today.
Brantley Gilbert Talks Hernia, What He Sleeps In
Brantley Gilbert has been forced to stay away from the gym in recent weeks as he recovers from a hernia. “I’ve got four tears in my stomach," he says explaining it was from lifting too much.
Jo Dee Messina Explains How Her Husband ‘Helped’ Inspire ‘A Woman’s Rant’
Jo Dee Messina’s husband Chris wouldn’t get up to get the baby one night, but by sleeping in he may have inspired the singer’s newest hit single. ‘A Women’s Rant’ was started by an angry and exhausted Messina as sh…
Brett Eldredge on the Makeout Scenes in New ‘Beat of the Music’ Video: ‘I Love My Job’
The last 30 seconds of Brett Eldredge's new 'Beat of the Music' video finds the singer locking lips with a beautiful blonde. The scenes took multiple takes, and he tells Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex he wasn't complaining.
Dan + Shay Still Think Someone is Pranking Them [Listen]
A fast-rising single, ACM nomination and two top tours ... success found country duo Dan + Shay quickly and the two men still can't believe it's for real.