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.
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.'
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.'
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.'
Darius Rucker to Play Santa, Deliver $10K in Toys to Children This Holiday Season
Darius Rucker is hoping to spread the true spirit of the season this Christmas by bringing toys to kids in need.
Country Artists Share What They Are Most Thankful for This Thanksgiving
It's Thanksgiving again, and all across America folks are celebrating by spending time with family, eating too much food, taking a nap on Grandma's couch and generally just being thankful. Country stars have no shortage of reasons to give thanks, but they don't take that for granted -- they appreciate the blessings they've been given.
Florida Georgia Line Plan to Go Skydiving if Hit Single ‘Cruise’ Tops the Charts
With their debut single, 'Cruise,' flying up the charts and nearing platinum for digital downloads sold, it wouldn't be too far fetched to assume that Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard are on their way to a career first: a No. 1 hit.
Justin Moore’s ‘Outlaws Like Me’ Album Goes Gold
Justin Moore has a new reason to tip a cold one back and celebrate after learning that his sophomore album, 'Outlaws Like Me,' has been certified gold for sales exceeding 500,000 copies.
Jake Owen, Kip Moore Added to List of Performers for 2012 American Country Awards
With the 2012 American Country Awards right around the corner, lists of presenters and performers are filtering in each day, and get ready, ladies: Jake Owen, Kip Moore and Rascal Flatts will take the stage live from Las Vegas to perform during the annual awards show.
Taylor Swift Wins Favorite Country Female at 2012 American Music Awards
Once again, Taylor Swift has picked up honors for Favorite Country Female at the American Music Awards. The starlet snagged the award during Sunday night's (November 18) broadcast from Los Angeles.
Thomas Rhett Reflects on Life in New ‘Beer With Jesus’ Video
In Thomas Rhett's new 'Beer With Jesus' video, the 22-year-old singer-songwriter keeps the treatment simple to drive home the powerful message and meaning behind the song's lyrics.
Tyler Farr Interview: Singer-Songwriter Says ‘Hello’ to Life as a Country Music Star
The world was introduced to Tyler Farr early in 2012 when he released his debut single, 'Hot Mess.' His follow-up single, 'Hello Goodbye,' impacted country radio in August, and became the most-added single the day of its release.