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.
Cam Spills How She Found Out About Her Grammy Nomination
Cam is nominated for Best Country Solo Performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards, but she didn't learn the good news in a traditional way, like from a formal letter or a visit to the Grammy website, she tells Taste of Country Nights.
Jennifer Nettles Dishes on New Music to Come in 2016
If 2015 was a year of big changes for Jennifer Nettles, then 2016 will be a year of big debuts. She's got new music coming out in the form of a new album titled Playing With Fire, which she dished about during a visit to the Taste of Country Nights booth before the CMA Awards.
Ronnie Dunn Gives His Opinion on the Direction of Country Music
Ronnie Dunn is a representative of what's now considered classic, traditional country, but that doesn't mean he's not open to change.
Canaan Smith Talks New Single, Tour and Lessons From Dierks Bentley
Canaan Smith has a new single out, and he's prepping begin his first headlining tour.
Kenny Rogers Hopes to Bring the Spirit of Christmas This Season
Kenny Rogers is releasing his first Christmas album in 17 years, and he took some time to stop by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about the record.
Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Shares How He’ll Spend His ‘Break’
Lady Antebellum are planning a few months off, and Dave Haywood says he's looking forward to relaxing ... and getting back to work. Sure, it seems like the two ideas conflict each other, but when you hear him explain what he's got planned, it all makes sense.
David Nail Talks ‘ADD’ Songwriting With ‘Nights on Fire’ Co-Writer Jonathan Singleton
David Nail has found his songwriting counterpart. The singer continues to rely on Jonathan Singleton to help him create country music magic, from "Let It Rain" to "Red Light" and Nail's latest single, "Nights on Fire." During a recent visit to our ToC Nights s…
Dustin Lynch May Cry if ‘Hell of a Night’ Hits No. 1, and He’s Not Too Shy to Admit It
Dustin Lynch is a tough country man, but he's not too tough to admit that he cries. The singer stopped by the Taste of Country Nights studio to chat about his new single, "Hell of a Night," opening up about the possibility of it topping the charts and what that might do to him.
Luke Bryan on Celebrating No. 1 Hits and What Could Be Next From ‘Kill the Lights’
Luke Bryan's Kill The Lights hit shelves less than a week ago on Aug. 7, but it's already earned the singer another No. 1 hit.
Luke Bryan Reveals His Wife’s Saucy Birthday Tradition
Luke Bryan will celebrate his birthday in St. Louis on Friday (July 17). His Kick the Dust Up tour will be packing the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre for a second straight night, but that doesn't mean he'll be without family on his special day. Wife Caroline will be there, and if tradi…
Confident or Cocky? Jake Owen Insists ‘I Don’t Ever Lose at Anything’
Jake Owen spits out No. 1 songs like dip, wins awards like parting gifts and opens huge tours like he's brushing his mane. He's also one of the sexiest men in country music, and he makes that look easy, too. If it seems like all this star does is win (have you seen his wife and daughter?!)…
Carrie Underwood Says Song About Baby Isaiah Likely to Make New Album
Carrie Underwood says she was trying to avoid that cheesy Mommy-moment on her upcoming studio album, but she couldn’t help it. The singer tells Taste of Country Nights radio show that she’s written a song about 3-month-old Isaiah, and she’s wanting to share it.