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.
Blake Shelton Wasn’t First Pick for Country ‘The Voice’ Coach — Reba McEntire Was
Can you imagine what 'The Voice' would be like if McEntire -- not Shelton -- was the country coach?
Garth Brooks Reflects on His Record-Setting Entertainer of the Year CMA Awards Win
Garth Brooks drew attention to deserving artists (though not his fellow nominee, Carrie Underwood) as he reflected on his newly-awarded CMA trophy.
Maren Morris Received a Sweet Sign From Her Unborn Son Right Before Her 2019 CMA Awards Pe…
Morris' unborn baby started kicking during the 2019 CMA Awards, the singer reveals.
Keith Urban Saves Christmas in New Holiday Song, ‘I’ll Be Your Santa’ [LISTEN]
Keith Urban proves that Christmas can still be Christmas -- even without snow or presents -- in this new holiday tune.
Story Behind the Song: Luke Combs, ‘Even Though I’m Leaving’
"You know, my parents always used to tuck me in at night and make sure there wasn't a bogeyman behind the curtains ..."
Thomas Rhett’s Wife, Lauren, Recalls His Early Days in Music at the 2019 CMT Artists of th…
The singer's wife also reminisced about their early days in music before he performed, 'Dream You Never Had.'
Lauren Alaina Told Her Dad ‘Not to Watch’ Her Tango on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ [WATCH]
Lauren Alaina and her dance partner Gleb Savchenko paid homage to 'Pretty Woman' with a tango during Week 3 of 'Dancing With the Stars.'
Zac Brown Just Dropped a Surprise Solo Album, and, Well…
Zac Brown's solo album, 'The Controversy,' seeks to break down boundaries, but also confuses listeners in the process.
Carly Pearce Shares the ‘Egg-Cellent’ News of Her CMA Nod With Adorable Post
Pearce celebrated big-time (and ruined her breakfast) when she got the exciting news.
Miranda Lambert Finds Peace in a Chaotic World With ‘Bluebird’ [LISTEN]
"I'll keep a light on in my soul, keep a bluebird in my heart..."