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.
Big and Rich’s Big Kenny Gets Into Tennessee State Museum as Style Trendsetter
Big Kenny of Big and Rich is recognized for many things, including his musical talent alongside duo partner John Rich, his knack for songwriting, and his generous heart. Now, he can one more thing onto that list thanks to the Tennessee State Museum.
Brantley Gilbert, Kip Moore + More Are New Faces of Country Music for 2013
After much consideration and voting, the Country Radio Broadcasters (CBR) have come to a final decision about which country music newcomers will make up the 2013 New Faces showcase, which will be held next year during Country Radio Seminar (CRS).
Wade Hayes Is Cancer-Free
Just one year after finding out that he had been diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, Wade Hayes is thrilled to announce that he is officially cancer-free.
Justin Moore and Friends Raise Over $20K With Jersey Shore Relief Benefit Concert
Justin Moore had the fans packed in the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville this past Tuesday (Nov. 27), when he called upon some of his famous friends to help raise some money during a special benefit concert, with proceeds going to the Jersey Shore Relief Fund, as well as his publicist, Carly Caramanna, who fell victim to the recent Hurricane Sandy devastation.
Eli Young Band Perform Classic ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas’ in Festive Video
The four members of Eli Young Band are helping get everyone in the Christmas spirit with the release of a new video of them singing a soulful, acoustic version of the holiday staple 'I'll Be Home for Christmas.'
Jerrod Niemann Opens Show for Paid Streaming, Proceeds to Go to St. Jude
When given, the opportunity, Jerrod Niemann wastes no time doing good for others, which is why the singer-songwriter is taking portion of proceeds raised from his upcoming Chicago concert and giving it to the children at St. Jude.
Scotty McCreery’s Christmas Album Sells Big as Singer Preps for Busy Holiday
Who wouldn't want to spend Christmas with Scotty McCreery? While there are plenty of fans who would like the opportunity, they'll have to settle for hearing the star sing Christmas carols this holiday season.
Chris Young Predicts What 2013 Will Bring for Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton and More
Is Chris Young a psychic? Well, maybe... but probably not.
Jake Owen Returns to Top of the Charts With ‘The One That Got Away’
Jake Owen is having one heck of a week. Not only did he welcome a brand new baby girl into the world on Thanksgiving Day, but the singer is now celebrating his third consecutive No. 1 hit single. This week, Owen is back at the top with 'The One That Got Away.'
Pistol Annies’ Ashley Monroe Books Release Date for New Solo Album
Singer-songwriter Ashley Monroe is stepping into the spotlight spawned by her work with Pistol Annies to shine a little on her own. Hippie Annie, as she's known in the group, is releasing her very first solo album on Warner Music Nashville.
Luke Bryan Continues Run at No. 1 for a Third Week
There is just no slowing Luke Bryan down! This week marks the singer's third consecutive week atop the country singles chart with his red-hot hit 'Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.'
Gloriana Release Powerful ‘Can’t Shake You’ Music Video
Gloriana premiered their 'Can't Shake You' video worldwide this week. In the climatic clip, the band keep the dynamics going with their powerful music and lyrics, just as they did with their previous hit '(Kissed You) Good Night.'