Taste of Country Staff hasn't taken a day off since he/she was born in December 2010. Staff is an avid fan of country music and country music only although he/she has a soft spot for artists like Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson. Other interests include live music, cold beer, pizza at midnight and photos of country music babies.
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Listen to ‘Forever Country’ and Win a Trip to the 2016 CMA Awards!
The 2016 CMA Awards are happening in November, and now you can enter to win a trip to the ceremony in Nashville to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Country's Biggest Night.
Dustin Lynch, ‘Seein’ Red’ [Listen]
Dustin Lynch is taking a decidedly more progressive direction with his new single, "Seein' Red," which takes his sound well beyond what he's offered fans in the past.
You Think You Know Blake Shelton?
Blake Shelton's journey to superstardom was long and arduous. The singer and 'The Voice' coach's career didn't really begin to take off until he made one very, very difficult decision. Learn all about Shelton's rise to fame and find out why he once quit singing in this …
Country Quickie: Carrie Underwood Baby Bump Watch Begins
When is Carrie Underwood's due date, exactly? The singer hasn't said, but Country Quickie host Nicki D thinks she's figured it out.
Granger Smith, ‘Bury Me in Blue Jeans’ – ToC Critic’s Pick [Listen]
With ‘Bury Me in Blue Jeans’ Granger Smith has taken the contemporary country song and turned it on its head in a refreshingly traditional way.
Win a Pair of Tickets to the American Country Countdown Awards
The inaugural American Country Countdown Awards are coming right up, and two lucky Taste of Country readers could win tickets to see the ceremony in person.
Get Martina McBride’s Zucchini-Tomato Tart Recipe and Win a Signed Copy of Her Cookbook!
Martina McBride is a whole lot more than just an incredible voice. She's also a talented chef -- and she wants to one lucky ToC reader to have a signed copy of her brand new cookbook.
You Think You Know the CMA Awards?
Country music's most important night brings excitement, energy and decades of history. From changes in how the show is broadcast to changes in the actual CMA Awards trophy, only the categories themselves have remained consistent ... mostly. Click to learn everything you need to know about the C…
Carrie Underwood, ‘Something in the Water’ [Listen]
Expect Carrie Underwood’s new single ‘Something in the Water’ to clean up come 2015 awards season. The new track -- her first from an upcoming greatest hits album -- is sure to pile up trophies, but not of the sort she’s used to.