Carena Liptak is a writer and editor in Nashville, Tenn. She is a fan of strong coffee and large-eared dogs. When not writing, she can be found chasin' that neon rainbow and livin' that honky-tonk dream.
20 Years Ago: Rascal Flatts Drop Their Debut Single, ‘Prayin’ for Daylight’
It was the start of a MASSIVE career.
Kip Moore Brings Jokes, Surfing Stories and a New Song to Nashville for CRS 2020 [WATCH]
During the 2020 Country Radio seminar, Kip Moore offered fans a taste of a new song that might be called 'Janie Blue.'
Brothers Osborne Bring Bluesy, Unreleased New Tune to the Ryman for CRS 2020 [WATCH]
"You've got skeletons in your closet / And I've got bones to pick with them..."
Travis Denning Got ‘Tricked’ Into Hearing Himself on the Radio for the First Time
"He said we were gonna do a phone interview in the car, but ..."
What Is Country Music? Travis Denning Says It’s All About a Feeling
"I think country music, to me, just means feeling like I'm home ..."
Maren Morris Teaches Practice and Patience in New ‘Sesame Street’ Song, ‘Oops! Whoops! Wai…
"Remember each slip is just part of the trip / To shouting out 'hooray'..."
Luke Bryan Owes His ‘American Idol’ Role to Fellow Judge Lionel Richie
Bryan and his fellow 'Idol' judges sat down with 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' to share some stories of their behind-the-scenes hijinks, and how the show came together.
Carly Pearce and Michael Ray Perform Their New Duet, ‘Finish Your Sentences’ [WATCH]
Ray joined Pearce onstage for her album release show to perform the much-anticipated new duet.
Remember That Time Rhett Akins and Blake Shelton Put a Live Alligator in Troy Gentry’s Bed…
Turns out, Troy Gentry has been on both sides of some pretty epic pranks.
Brantley Gilbert, LoCash + More: How Parenthood Has Changed Their Work With St. Jude
Visiting St. Jude is already an emotional experience, but Brantley Gilbert, LoCash and more explain how being parents has made their visits even more impactful.
Cody Johnson Was Just a Kid the First Time He Heard Himself on Country Radio
The "On My Way to You" star shares the story of the first time he ever heard himself on country radio.
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd Can Attest Firsthand to the Power of ‘Baby Luck’
"They talk about baby luck in this town, and I think we just experienced the first little piece of that ..."